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The Big Easy

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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231 Grande Heights Dr, Cary, NC 27513-3925
+1 919-468-6007
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my hubby here for his Birthday. He loves food with flavor. We were not disappointed. The service was great and the food was fantastic. Our server was very attentive without being overbearing and our food was prepared as requested. We were very pleased!

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Thank StacyCaryNC
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I may have only briefly been in the restaurant industry in college but medium rare is always defined as a warm, red center. When I cut into a steak ordered medium rare and there is NO pink, that's not medium rare. The server apologized and took our steaks back to be replaced, then the guy calling himself a manager comes... More 

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Thank whovian2100
Raleigh, North Carolina
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636 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We arrived at the Big Easy and waited for a long time before someone finally came out to greet and seat us. We requested to be seated outside since it was a nice night. It took awhile to order and get drinks out. I got the Pimento Cheese Sandwich and shared a bowl of She Crab Soup with my husband.... More 

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Thank VEE1225
Cary, North Carolina
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Tough, dry, not a hint of marbling. I asked server and she said absolutely, 100%. But it was definitely a sirloin, which would have been fine if it weren't listed as Ribeye on menu. Still, I guess for under $17 u get what u pay for Decent place if you want to throw a few back and watch the game,... More 

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Thank Carroll H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This place has a great atmosphere. We went during karoke night, the other patrons were locals and we had a blast. The karaoke DJ had music for everyone and from all different genera's. The food is amazing, I love things with a kick of spice. The server made great recommendations and even got me to try alligator for the first... More 

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Thank LaToya H
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429 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Average Food. This is a bar that serves a lot of Cajun food. The food is nothing special. The crab cakes seemed bought, not homemade. Service was fine.

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Thank L D
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

I used to really like this place and go often as it is close to where I work. It was a 'go to' for a group of us. Lately, there have been less and less full tables, they redid the menu so it doesn't match the menu at the other raleigh location :( which was a bummer. Yesterday, I ordered... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Food and drinks were good for the price. The bar was packed with locales. Would not go back due to having to walk through smokers right outside the door which made it unpleasant to walk through. Plus the smell came in to the restaurant. Will try the Raleigh location instead.

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Thank NC_Foodie_11
baltimore
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Met some friends at The Big Easy on Sarurday nite. Wasn't in the mood to fight traffic or find a parking space downtown Raleigh. Checked on Yelp and to my surprise there's a location in Cary. We got there about 10:30pm not a lot of people which is what we wanted. We decided to sit outside on the patio but... More 

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Thank khymmnyc
Columbus, Georgia
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

I love supporting local eateries when traveling and this by far was the worst experience. Our waiter was very friendly but didn't know a lot about the menu and then mentioned he had just started. I am very food savvy and ordered a grilled salmon that turned out to be completely bland. There was no sauce or seasoning to taste.... More 

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Thank Misty S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Grande Heights Dr, Cary, NC 27513-3925
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-468-6007

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