7616 Purfoy Road
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Phone: (919) 557-9000
Fax: (919) 557-9700
For a casual and fun evening with a group of friends, come down to Chef's Palette Restaurant & Bar. Here, you can expect impeccable service and delicious food. The place keeps really busy, especially during peak hours, but you will never see the staff being anything but polite. A visit here will surely not be disappointing, so come on down and have a great time!
Hearty Southern cooking dished out amidst lovely surroundings make Lucky 32, one of Cary's favorite dining destinations. The talented Chef Jay Pierce makes great use of the region's abundant produce to come up with a well-thought out menu of Southern specialties. The local focus on ingredients is evident with the restaurant's alliances with local farms and the menus undergoing seasonal changes as well. The menu exhibits diverse influences from the Southern palate with pretty much every region represented. Specialties like Jambalaya, Black Bean Cakes and Pulled Pork on Johnny Cakes are some that are worth checking out. The salads and sandwich selection prove to be great for lighter appetites. The brunch menu is a popular affair as well. The restaurant's wine list has received accolades from Wine Spectator and is suitably diverse to match the menu. Service is spot-on and the staff is well equipped to handle large groups. Hosting private functions is also a possibility. Check website for more information.
A fine selection of meat cuts and delectable seafood specialties beckon locals and visitors alike to this steakhouse in Cary. Standing within the Mac Gregor Village, Jimmy's offers a hearty menu of traditional steakhouse favorites ranging from Filet Mignon to New York Strip. Seafood is another specialty here, with an extensive choice in appetizers as well as entrees. The crab cakes and Jumbo Blue Water Prawns rank among favorites on the seafood menu. The wine list has received critical acclaim from several quarters and has enough to heighten any choice on the menu. The atmosphere inside is elegant, with lavish use of woods, a warm color palette for the decor making it suitable for intimate dinners and business lunches alike. The ornate chandeliers add a nice touch to the proceedings. The restaurant also offers a banquet room for large groups and private functions. Check website for more.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrées, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
Rey's serves exciting continental cuisine with an accent on the cooking of New Orleans. The restaurant has put together a delightful menu that will ingratiate the toughest of gastronmical critics. So sit down, tuck in your napkin and order away. Try the New Orleans Turtle soup, a French Quarter speciality, or if you're adverse to turtles, try the Grilled Chicken and Sausage Gumbo (made from andouille sausage). The Osso Bucco, though not a Southern dish is worth a try and so is the Pan Seared Grouper. Make sure that you have room for Rey's dessert menu.
Bojangles' is synonymous with comfort food. From its inception in 1977, patrons have been reveling with cajun-style chicken, spicy fries, salads, sandwiches, and more. The lunch and dinner combos include signature dishes and come with appealing sides. And whatever you do, do not miss the sweet tea. The noise levels are conducive for family outings and large group dining.
Where can you get something ordinary turned into something that is so delicious you can't get enough of it? Right here at Tribeca Tavern! Known to serve some of the best burgers, your palate will be on a ride of flavors. Put that together with some great beers and you've got happiness on a table! Don't just limit yourself to the burgers. Tribeca has a good variety of other dishes too.
The Fiction Kitchen caters to vegetarian diners in downtown Raleigh's Triangle. Their menu of 100 percent vegetarian and organic items is healthy and delicious, and attracts meat lovers as well. Most of the ingredients used are sourced from farmers’ markets in town, thus guaranteeing quality, freshness and locavore leanings.
Delicious Italian food that is authentic! Try out Tuscan Blu the next time you crave for Italian. A local favorite, the dishes here are delights from Tuscany. Apart from the fresh ingredients used, several of the flavorings are imported from Italy. Given the quality of the food and the taste, the rates are quite reasonable. The service is warm and friendly and the staff is efficient. Try it out once, and you will be back again!
For some of the best barbecue in town head over to The Pit in downtown Raleigh! This restaurant is a local favorite for good reason. It serves amazing traditional barbecue with delicious southern fried chicken and tasty beef brisket. Order a glass of sweet tea and try their well known North Carolina-style pork.