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The Cary Cafe

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904 NE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27513-4163
+1 919-469-9415
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

We went there to have breakfast last Saturday morning. The restaurant was closed. We were told there was a disagreement with the landlord on their lease. We were so disappointed. That was our favorite breakfast place.

5 Thank carytripper
Antananarivo, Madagascar
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179 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very good broccoli quiche with fresh salad and fruits. The iced tea is also very tasty. Service was OK and price very reasonable.

Thank Solofo
Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We were riding home from an overnight stay and happened upon The Cary Cafe. What an amazing little accident that was! It was a Saturday morning and the place was fairly busy, but that didn't detract from a great breakfast and a fantastic cup of coffee. I had the Mushroom omelet special and my wife had fruit covered waffles (not... More 

Thank Tad R
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Went for late lunch. Service: Pretty slow. 11 people in line and lady taking orders stopped to take a phone order. Not good. Also, she was dressed in spandex gym clothes. Waited quite a long time for my meal to arrive, despite the fact that there were only 11 people there....lunch crowd was gone. Food: Sweet tea tasted like furniture... More 

Thank Gregga62
Apex, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you're picky about service, this is not the place for you. Patrons order at the counter and the staff bring the food to you. I could care less about that and more about the quality and taste of the food, which is awesome! I had breakfast there, and it was top notch. I'm going back tomorrow.

Thank BeachBaby080864
Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2014

What a disappointment. I arrived for lunch at around 1:00. The restaurant was mostly empty and no one was waiting for food. I ordered a sandwich to go. The cashier asked if I wanted a drink and cookie for $2.00 more—sure, thanks. Waited. And waited. Drank two glasses of iced tea. A lady who ordered after me got her food.... More 

2 Thank PVS2012
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

I went here for lunch on a Saturday and waited 45min for a sandwhich and they got my order wrong. But the cookie was good

1 Thank Anonymous134531
Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2014

If you have food allergies or care about someone who does, do not eat here! I have severe food allergies and have to bring my food with me when I go out to eat with friends. I went with a friend to this cafe and an employee or owner came and told me I could not bring food in for... More 

4 Thank Angie_688
Sunrise, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

I had the best experience at the Cary Cafe, delicious healthy food. A breath of fresh air. We had the pumpkin pancakes, and the sun-dried tomato and feta omelette with delicious soft fresh home made biscuits(probably better than your mothers!)! Definitely recommend it to anyone in Cary area.

Thank plopez84
Cary, NC
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160 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

I was a little disappointed with this place after reading good reviews. I had the chicken salad on a croissant, and while it tasted OK, there was too much mayo and not enough chicken. I was hungry again half way through the afternoon. The accompanying fruit cup was very small. I don't particularly mind putting in my own order and... More 

1 Thank thursdaysd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 NE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27513-4163
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-469-9415

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