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1305 NW Maynard Road, Cary, NC
+1 919-757-3392
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: We are proud to bring our seasonal menu! BEST soups in Triangle!Signature...
We are proud to bring our seasonal menu! BEST soups in Triangle!Signature dishes are Korean Rice Bowl, Ginger lemon grass Creme Brule which is very French.. No one can resist.Chef Jae and his wife, El, are very enthusiastic to bring "Not a typical fine dining". Everyone is welcome to enjoy our excellent food and service in a very cozy dining room. Wednesday Tea service is very exclusive. Reservation for weekends are appreciated.
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Visitor rating
  • 46
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
another delicious meal

On Saturday night, one of my close friends and I went to KoMo KoMo and it was our 3rd dinner there. My friend had the pan seared salmon and I enjoyed mine, Asian noodle salad with chicken. I had

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
kay l
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Apex, North Carolina
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  • Romance
  • Reservations
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Apex, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

On Saturday night, one of my close friends and I went to KoMo KoMo and it was our 3rd dinner there. My friend had the pan seared salmon and I enjoyed mine, Asian noodle salad with chicken. I had

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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

went to this recommended restaurant with our children after a movie --arrived at 8 15pm and was told by the owner that they close at 9pm!!!when we brought the current time to her attention , she grudgingly condescended to let us know that a LIMITED menu was available if we wanted to eat there. REALLY!! a self professed "fine dining"... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a tiny little restaurant in a strip mall. It is called French-Korean, but i'm not sure that's the right cuisine. The menu changes seasonally, but i think this food has a bit of a southern touch (such as Shrimp and Grits) The current menu has more of a Korean flair to it. Either way, the food was great.... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Had never tried Korean food before, and living nearby KoMo KoMo we've often said we have to try that place. Well, last night we did...and thoroughly enjoyed it. First impression walking in and seeing the decor was, this is a nice place...not formal, but relaxing and casual. Service was great, by the congenial owner, El. Not knowing what to order,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My family enjoyed an outstanding meal at Komo Komo. It was a rainy Sunday evening but the meal shined brightly. Both my kids had the Korean Stone Rice Bowl which they enjoyed immensely. I had the Dumpling Noodle Soup with seafood. It was excellent with a nice amount of heat. My wife had the Salmon which was also very good.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Komo Komo- Cary - Is a WINNER!!!! With an Asian wife, we tend to eat at Asian restaurants often. While we eat out often, it is a nice surprise to find a quality asian restaurant. We have eaten at Asian restaurants throughout the U.S., D.C., NYC, Northern Virginia, LA and obviously Korean, and we wouldn't go back to most, but... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have been to this restaurant for lunch and dinner many times. Every time the food is a perfection. Sizes seem small but once you start eating you realize the portion is just the right amount of food. Love how the restaurant changes atmosphere from casual lunch to sophisticated dinner. I had avoided the restaurant not knowing what French Korean... More 

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

KoMo KoMo is something I'd expect to find in New York, or San Fran, or L.A.... but not in Cary, NC! This chef is a culinary master and combines flavors together that echo his quality education and top-notch experience. I don't know why this exists in Cary, but I am SO glad it does...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is a great place to have excellent and creative Korean-French cuisine. Chef Jae is inventive, and the food was fresh and tasted wonderful. I particularly liked the sweet potato soup with caramelized apples, with basil oil drizzled across the top. That and a bowl of rice makes a great lunch. And the lemongrass crème brulée was delightful. You would... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Enjoyed lunch here last week. My friend and I shared our food and each was full of flavor. The creme brlee was out of this world. A wonderful place to relax and enjoy the flavors of the Orient.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1305 NW Maynard Road, Cary, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-757-3392

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, French, Korean, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

Description

We are proud to bring our seasonal menu! BEST soups in Triangle!Signature dishes are Korean Rice Bowl, Ginger lemon grass Creme Brule which is very French.. No one can resist.Chef Jae and his wife, El, are very enthusiastic to bring "Not a typical fine dining". Everyone is welcome to enjoy our excellent food and service in a very cozy dining room. Wednesday Tea service is very exclusive. Reservation for weekends are appreciated.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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