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KoMo KoMo

1305 NW Maynard Road, Cary, NC
+1 919-757-3392
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Ranked #7 of 348 Restaurants in Cary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Korean, Vegetarian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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.
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English first
Cary, North Carolina
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Cary, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My wife and I have been enjoying the cuisine/art prepared by Chef Jae just about since the restaurant opened. The unassuming storefront located in a strip mall belies the amazing food that is to be found within. The attention to detail when it comes to pairing flavors and combining sauces within the entrees is simply unrivaled, not only in Cary,... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Not that great of an experience. Would not recommend, though the staff tried hard to give great service, the food was overpriced with typical selections. $25 for a salmon entree for a simple strip mall restaurant seemed high.

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Cary, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

It's hard to find high quality food in Cary with the focus on chain family restaurants. I discovered Komo Komo soon after they opened. I have been a regular ever since. Chef Jae has a great pedigree- his food is unique, complex, and innovative. El and staff have always been attentive and polite. The atmosphere is cozy and intimate. I... More

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Additional Information about KoMo KoMo

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

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