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Mellow Mushroom

#36 of 330 Restaurants in Cary
Certificate of Excellence
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4300 NW Cary Pkwy, Cary, NC 27513-8413
+1 919-436-7779
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11:00 - 22:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mellow Mushroom is a classic in terms of places to get pizza, especially after living in a college town for a long time. I love that they offer a gluten-free crust but also doesn't have soy in it so that I don't get sick! And it's pretty tasty. They've also got a lot of drinks – I always get a... More 

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Thank Trisha S
MellowMushroomNC, Guest Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this great review Trisha. We really value feedback from our guests. We look forward to seeing you around the mellow soon! 🍄 More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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149 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered a large specialty pizza - waited 45 minutes - finally showed up - burnt. This is not the first time this has happened - in fact we are 1 for 4 on having a good pizza experience here. The manager and the staff were anxious to make it right but after almost an hour we just bagged it. Disappointing... More 

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Thank jbrooksws
Cary M, General Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Hey there, and first off thanks for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed our excellent bar staff, but I also must apologize for your pizza not being excellent as well. Mistakes despite our best efforts are bound to happen, but clearly we didn't do enough as management in house to make it right before you left. If you wouldn't mind... More 

Cary, North Carolina
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick and easy lunch. Always good food. Pleasant staff. Does get very crowded here on the weekends. Reliable and consistent. Definitely recommend it.

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Thank JVC73
MellowMushroomNC, Public Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this great review! Satisfied Shroomies is our number one goal! See you soon and Stay Mellow! 🍄🍕 More 

cary, nc
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Love the Mellow Mushroom, and love the relaxing atmosphere at their Cary location. Awesome wait staff, and a very attentive manager. Highly recommend!

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Thank cbbCary_Nc
MellowMushroomNC, Guest Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this awesome review! We aim to please🍄. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Stay Mellow 🍕 More 

Cary, North Carolina
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

ok.. the staff is nice... but it is BS chain pizza. I hate to say bad stuff, but it just isn't that great .. there is better pizza out there

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Thank Scott S
Cary M, Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Hey there, Scott Thanks for your feedback, and I'm glad the staff were nice to you. We have a great group of servers and hosts who do an excellent job so thanks for the shout out. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but I know our pizza is better than a 2 out of 5. If you could contact... More 

Cary
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Always have a great experience when stopping in. We always sit in the bar when Jason or Chris are working and they are great. Typically never require a menu as Jason seems to recall what we want until we throw him a curve ball. Flexibility in getting a tv for favorite sports team and food is always good and beer... More 

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Thank tphelpsj
MellowMushroomNC, Guest Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Thanks so much for such a great review! We are lucky to have such great bartenders! Stay Mellow. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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78 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Coming from New Haven, CT, we know what real pizza is. Thin crust with the best homemade pizza sauce and toppings. This place did not come close. It was ordinary

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Thank Mike C
MellowMushroomNC, Guest Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Thanks so much for giving our Mellow a try. Our pizza is definitely not like traditional pizza. We do hand toss our handmade dough and use fresh made red sauce and the highest quality cheese, meats and local produce then bake to order on the stone. We have some funky combos that best represent our vibe but can also accommodate... More 

Cary
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Visited Mellow Mushroom of Cary today. When my food arrived, the server informed me the chef wasn't pleased with how the calzone turned out and had a replacement in the oven for me already. I could try the "bad" one if I wanted but to know the "good" one would be out shortly. Chef's standards are VERY high as I... More 

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Thank D-PPlanning
MellowMushroomNC, Public Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the Mellow Love! Our number one concern is that our guests are happy with their Mellow experience. It's nice to hear we are achieving our goals! Come see us again soon! Have a Mellow Holiday! More 

Chatham, Virginia
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197 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A variety of pizza's with the highest quality ingredients and great taste. I love the Holy Shitake Pizza. We also had a red sauce pizza that was delicious and I think the name was the Corleone. This pizza had pepperonis, sausage and ham; "I Think". Good salads and a good wine made for a good lunch.

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Thank Eddie H
MellowMushroomNC, Guest Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

This review is the bee's knees! We are so happy that you had such a great lunch! The Mel Corleone is a super yummy pizza. Come see us soon! Have a Mellow Holiday! More 

Richlands, Virginia
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This was my first mellow mushroom experience. I decided for one in my life to dump my reliable pepperoni and cheese pizza and go for something exotic. I tried the Tie Dye pizza and it was awesome. It had chicken,basil,tomatos,cumcumber and a swirl of sweet Thai sauce. The first was light and crunch but soft at the same time. Our... More 

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Thank Seraphita2013
mellow m, Guest Relations Manager at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

We are so happy that you had a great Mellow Experience! Thank you so much for coming out and giving us a try. The Tie Dye is a great pizza, so glad that you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Try us on Mellow Mondays where you can get any large pizza for $20 and kid's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4300 NW Cary Pkwy, Cary, NC 27513-8413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-436-7779
Description
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers was founded in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. This franchise, operated under Home-Grown Industries of Georgia, Inc., is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For 41 years, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers has been serving up fresh, stone-baked pizzas to order in an eclectic, art-filled, and family-friendly environment. Each Mellow is locally owned and operated and provides a unique feel focused around great customer service and high-quality food.
Mellow Mushroom’s menu showcases natural flavors and the freshest of ingredients in a creative menu assortment of pizzas, hoagies, salads, calzones, appetizers and vegetarian and vegan options. Gluten free crust and a kids menu are also available.
Mellow Mushroom is more than just awesome pizza and craft beer; it is a state of mind. There is also craft apparel. House of Shroom style, Mellow Mushroom’s exclusive apparel line, is available for purchase in store.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?