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Iris at NC Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-664-6838
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“black rice” (3 reviews)
“frittata” (3 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good local and seasonal food. Beautiful decor. Service is attentive. Prices are reasonable. Portions are just right.

Thank Jodi V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have eaten there many times and have never had a bad meal! The service is a bit lacking so you may want to not be in a real big hurry when you go.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food and experience here are always lovely. It's a small menu but includes gluten free for those so inclined. The desserts are amazing and the ambience is relaxing and fun. Not a great environment or menu for my 6 year old, but he can...More

Thank juliacan
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The restaurant is very clean. It is a good place to sit after viewing the artwork and have a drink or a bite. The staff is friendly, and the ingredients are decent quality.

Thank Chirine F
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Saturday brunch with the family including lemon poppyseed waffles and mimosas. Creative food like sausage and crawfish omelette served in an artsy environment. Service is also good. We started with Iris lunch then toured the museum which made for a nice family day. Although not...More

Thank qmiller1
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Had Sunday brunch at Iris and thoroughly enjoyed the meal and also had great service. Started with iced tea and a grande latte and very tasty mini scones. We order the build your own omelette which comes with nicely roasted red potatoes and the lemon...More

Thank Karl T
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after taking in the Venetian Exhibit (it was fantastic). Iris is located on property and was surprisingly high quality. We had the tomato seafood soup which was more of a chowder and very good. And the Ruben sandwich which was one of the...More

Thank NoName007
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Had lunch mid week at Iris and the place was hopping. I recommend reservations! Staff was attentive and especially kind concerning level of coldness due to AC. Food was tasty and nicely presented but a bit pricey - but that is expected for a venue...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My visit to Iris, was sans hubby & children, I was seated towards the front of the restaurant which gave me ample time and viewing to do some people watching. Restaurant patrons were predominately older and female though there were some couples there. The restaurant...More

Thank Travelling_Bilbury
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I had never eaten at Iris but a friend asked me to join them for lunch prior to a concert. We were seated immediately and had good service. Two of us ordered the made-to-order omelette was okay but the potatoes were so dry I didn't...More

Thank Jmits1
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Questions & Answers
Sunil D
4 February 2017|
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Response from Patticakes123 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would call the number at NCMA and usually will have a direct line to Iris. Unless ypur party is large, you can normally just walk in. That's what I've done & I'm a member. Hope this helps you.
13 December 2015|
Response from marievRochester_NY | Reviewed this property |
Agreed, they were very cool -- but no, I'm afraid I didn't check for a brand. I'm sure if you emailed the restaurant, somebody would be able to let you know.
Lauryn M
11 July 2015|
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Response from mrmachine | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you need reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-664-6838
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