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The Cary Cafe

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904 NE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27513-4163
+1 919-469-9415
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We went there to have breakfast last Saturday morning. The restaurant was closed. We were told there was a disagreement with the landlord on their lease. We were so disappointed. That was our favorite breakfast place.

5 Thank carytripper
Antananarivo, Madagascar
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179 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Very good broccoli quiche with fresh salad and fruits. The iced tea is also very tasty. Service was OK and price very reasonable.

Thank Solofo
Raleigh, North Carolina
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

We were riding home from an overnight stay and happened upon The Cary Cafe. What an amazing little accident that was! It was a Saturday morning and the place was fairly busy, but that didn't detract from a great breakfast and a fantastic cup of coffee. I had the Mushroom omelet special and my wife had fruit covered waffles (not... More 

Thank Tad R
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Went for late lunch. Service: Pretty slow. 11 people in line and lady taking orders stopped to take a phone order. Not good. Also, she was dressed in spandex gym clothes. Waited quite a long time for my meal to arrive, despite the fact that there were only 11 people there....lunch crowd was gone. Food: Sweet tea tasted like furniture... More 

Thank Gregga62
Apex, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

If you're picky about service, this is not the place for you. Patrons order at the counter and the staff bring the food to you. I could care less about that and more about the quality and taste of the food, which is awesome! I had breakfast there, and it was top notch. I'm going back tomorrow.

Thank BeachBaby080864
Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

What a disappointment. I arrived for lunch at around 1:00. The restaurant was mostly empty and no one was waiting for food. I ordered a sandwich to go. The cashier asked if I wanted a drink and cookie for $2.00 more—sure, thanks. Waited. And waited. Drank two glasses of iced tea. A lady who ordered after me got her food.... More 

2 Thank PVS2012
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

I went here for lunch on a Saturday and waited 45min for a sandwhich and they got my order wrong. But the cookie was good

1 Thank Anonymous134531
Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

If you have food allergies or care about someone who does, do not eat here! I have severe food allergies and have to bring my food with me when I go out to eat with friends. I went with a friend to this cafe and an employee or owner came and told me I could not bring food in for... More 

4 Thank Angie_688
Sunrise, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

I had the best experience at the Cary Cafe, delicious healthy food. A breath of fresh air. We had the pumpkin pancakes, and the sun-dried tomato and feta omelette with delicious soft fresh home made biscuits(probably better than your mothers!)! Definitely recommend it to anyone in Cary area.

Thank plopez84
Cary, NC
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161 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

I was a little disappointed with this place after reading good reviews. I had the chicken salad on a croissant, and while it tasted OK, there was too much mayo and not enough chicken. I was hungry again half way through the afternoon. The accompanying fruit cup was very small. I don't particularly mind putting in my own order and... More 

1 Thank thursdaysd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 NE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27513-4163
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-469-9415

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