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Paisan's Italian Ristorante

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1275 NW Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27513-8726
+1 919-388-3033
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Opened March 2012

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  • 29
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really good ciapino!

Once the confusion on when they open on Saturday was straightened out, we had a fun, eventful lunch. We sat at the bar with some car guys and got special treatment from the owner and staff. The ciapino was generous and close to the one's we've had in San Francisco. Moderately priced wine list, wish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
linda s
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Wake Forest, NC
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

The Lasagna (both meat traditional and vegetable) is very good and worth a try. The seafood bisque is bland. Worth a visit for the food, but service is peculiar. Our server was switched with nothing said to us and our drinks weren't kept full.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I am not a huge pasta fan but this is by far the best Italian food I have ever had. Delicious beautiful creations. The chef is amazing. A must visit. Make a reservation it is worth the wait . prices are reasonable especially on Sunday for brunch. The staff is very friendly .

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Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

What may look like a normal run of the mill small Italian restaurant turned out to be a hidden gem inside of a Kroger shopping plaza. The atmosphere is warm and inviting with enough tables to seat couples or a small Party. The menus are concise and allow for a calculated but wide array of dishes that cater to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

First and foremost I recommend you make a reservation! That being said, the wait is well worth it! My Italian boyfriend and I wanted good Italian food reminiscent of what he had growing up so we came here. This is no easy feat with him, so I always worry. The bread we got was fresh and a perfect balance of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Once the confusion on when they open on Saturday was straightened out, we had a fun, eventful lunch. We sat at the bar with some car guys and got special treatment from the owner and staff. The ciapino was generous and close to the one's we've had in San Francisco. Moderately priced wine list, wish this place was closer as... More 

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Doreen S, Director of Sales at Paisan's Italian Ristorante, responded to this review

Confusion or no confusion we are so glad you stayed and we appreciate the great feedback. We wished you lived closer two as we enjoyed serving you and enjoyed your company! Thanks again for taking the time to write the review. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Best Italian food in Cary! Fabulous service. Nice, friendly atmosphere. Very generous portions. Veal marsala and stuffed mushrooms were incredible!

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Doreen S, Director of Sales at Paisan's Italian Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! The staff here at Paisan's truly appreciate the great review and we are so happy we lived up to your expectations! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Cary, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The food is exceptional and the service is excellent and friendly. The veal parmigiana is some of the best i have ever had.

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Doreen S, Director of Sales at Paisan's Italian Ristorante, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you so much for a great review. We truly appreciate the time you took to write it for us. We are so happy you enjoyed your meal. Can't wait to have you come back and join us again soon! More 

Hickory, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The buffet was very good, fresh, not bland, I would definitely choose this again. There are quite a few Italian restaurants in our area, but these guys really do try to please.

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Doreen S, Director of Sales at Paisan's Italian Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review for us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our new Sunday Brunch. We look forward to seeing you again at Paisan's! More 

Cary, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Have been there a number of times and the food is very good especially the specials. the service has always been excellent.

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Doreen S, Director of Sales at Paisan's Italian Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Your feedback means a lot to us. Thank you for your continued patronage! More 

Pittsboro, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We're new to the area so googled Italian restaurants with good reviews. We went today for their Sunday brunch and everything was fresh and delicious! Excellent service by the grandson of the owner and namesake, Francis. Restaurant was clean and cozy. We felt very welcomed. Also met the chef who has culinary experience in Italy. We have a family rating... More 

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Doreen S, Director of Sales at Paisan's Italian Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled that your experience at Paisan's was a good one. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1275 NW Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27513-8726
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-388-3033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Opened March 2012
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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