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Klara's Restaurant

200 S Academy St, Ste 100, Cary, NC 27511-3317
919-319-5656
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Ranked #79 of 343 restaurants in Cary
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Czech
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Cary, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

They have closed and been replaced with an excellent restaurant - Academy Bistro. I would strongly recommend them

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NC
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Too bad...loved this place in downtown Cary. Raleigh location open, even for lunch, so hope it does well,

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Cary, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We started with the charcuterie/cheese/veg plate which was quite large and very tasty! The service was accomodating and warm - even though we had to guess every other word our server was saying. Both of our main dishes were flavourful and filling. The atmosphere was lively and I would definitly go back. They also have some fun desserts! Try one.

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Durham, North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This is a perfect cold weather restaurant. Klara's has an interesting menu, huge portions, and good wait staff. The duck special (usually has to be ordered 24 hours in advance) was exceptional. The goulashes are high quality comfort food at its best. Highly recommend the smoked salmon appetizer also.

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Cary, NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We love the authentic Czech dishes and can always count on Klara's for a delightful meal. My husband orders the duck entrée whenever it's available.

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Raleigh
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Fortunately the triangle offers a wide range of international cuisine so we decided to go here for my father in mother in law's birthday dinner. The restaurant is situated in Cary's quaint city center with easy parking. There is a patio area outdoors and a cozy upscale interior. Our waitress was obviously Czech and made some recommendations that were helpful.... More

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Manistique
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185 reviews 185 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I went here with my daughter, her husband and their son (after reading the good reviews on tripadvisor). The service was excellent- our waitress (maybe the owner?) was just wonderful. She explained how to eat the goulash with dumplings and was so attentive. The fried brie and cauliflower were delicious, too. My grandson (almost a year old) was getting tired... More

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Cary, NC
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50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

My wife and I took my mother before seeing a play during her visit to NC. We were pretty early, so we could easily get a table in their outside seating on Academy St on one of the nicest weather evenings for months. We were greeted and seated quickly and our server had plenty of suggestions for both beer and... More

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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Apparently its packed at lunchtime, was pretty empty when we went. But it was great. A lot of Czech specials - but you expect that in a Czech restaurant!

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The food is great and the atmosphere is very intimate and welcoming, but what stood out the most was the amazing service!!! Our servers were personable and attentive to our every need. I would go back if for nothing else but for the supberb service. Cheers!

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