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“Disappointing!”
Review of Ten-Ya

Ten-Ya
Ranked #26 of 51 Restaurants in Pinehurst
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Cary, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Disappointing!”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

We had our fist date here so we were actually partial to loving the place, but we were greatly disappointed. We were seated with little wait during kids week..... But they RAN OUT OF FOOD! They continued to seat people even though they had no soup, no rice, etc. we waited a very very long time, and what came out of the kitchen seemed like frozen microwaved food, not hibachi. My meat was virtually raw , rice no good, the only decent part of our experience was our server who was new and inexperienced and had no control over the situation but kept a good attitude and rolled with it. As much as we would love to keep gong to this restaurant weekly, we won't be back ever. They didn't even attempt to make issues better, long waits uncooked food, no apologies from management/ ownership,no free scoop of ice cream, they didn't care and it was very expensive for a meal that was very poor. We actually saw one cole not get their soup until they had been there and ordered over an hour before... And i have made miso soup myself, it is instant!

  • Visited July 2012
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Very tasty”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

The food here is really good. Had vegie tempura and a roll as well. The drinks were reasonably priced too.

Visited August 2012
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Thank D L W
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Go!”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

Dinner was excellent..the wine was priced reasonably. All in all, a very nice experience. We highly recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank sydney d
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Edmonton, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good food takes time to get to your table...?”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

Our family of 4 (4 and 7 year old, my wife and I) ate here on our last visit to Pinehurst. Restaurant decor was lacking and in need of work and the server left alot to be desired when it comes to servers. The food made up for it though, when it did arrive it was very, very good. Kids devoured their Gyoza and I really enjoyed my chicken teriyaki. A great place to try out but plan to be there longer than normal as the kitchen is slow.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank serge s
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Slooooowwww”
Reviewed July 1, 2012

Food was ok, although it was a Saturday night it wasn't full and it took forever to be served. Over an hour for a plate of Gyoza ....
Over two hours for some rolls and sushi ..... Would bother going back

Visited July 2012
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