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Mrs Lacy's Magnolia House

405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
+1 919-770-8038
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“chicken salad” (19 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my mom, grandma & sister-in-law for lunch. it was a bit crowded so that is probably why the service was a lil slow but the food was just ok. It was nothing that I was overly impressed with. I got the salad...More

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Busy restaurant and there is a reason why. From delicious tea to amazing soup, today was lobster bisque. I bring new people there every time I go and everyone is sorry that they did not find this local gem sooner.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 8 October 2017

When you enter you get the feel you have been invited to someone's personal home. But instead it is a fine dinning experience. The personal care and southern hospitality is certainly a credit to the experience. It is held together by the personal touch of...More

Thank CCollarSAV
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I'd heard a lot of great things about this place. When we arrived it was packed so I was happy to have notified them of our five person party. The waiter was gracious and brought out a sample of the chicken salad which was amazing!!...More

Thank jaimelovebug
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have loved Ms. Lacey for over 15 years. Great soups, sands and salads. Best sweet Tea in Sanford. Always safe room for dessert - Hershey Bar cake has always been my favorite. Buy her cook books and make all this deliciousness at home!

Thank lorier993
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The atmosphere is friendly, comfortable and relaxing. All of the desserts are to die for, the place is decorated like Victorian and it is in a old home. Love it and the owner also, Faye.

Thank Bobbie M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Met friends for a surprising lunch at this little gem. Never expected it to be crowded, yet it just added to this special day. Unsweetened Raspberry Tea was served in individual glasses with an extra pitcher on the table. It was delicious. Menu had many...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I understand I'm a solo diner, and I understand it is during lunch time, but to wait over 20 minutes for a grilled chicken salad and then not to have my server return again was disappointing. The salad was fine, but I honestly could have...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Sanford for 5 years and this was my first time trying Mrs. Lacy's. It was for my daughter's graduation lunch. Everything was perfect. The food was delicious, the setting was intimate, and the service was excellent. I now see what all the...More

1  Thank Kyle R
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I attended a luncheon with about 20 people. The waitress delivered our food perfectly and everyone was pleased with their food. She also managed to take our payments unobtrusive while we talked. We all payed separately.

1  Thank Suzanne R
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25 October 2017|
Response from jaimelovebug | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
Although I've never been there with a group, I believe that they have a separate room for special occasions. Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 919-770-8038
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