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Cary, NC - Dinner - lighter fare?

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leahinsc Oct 5, 2007 07:06 AM

We'll be getting in to Cary sometime after 6pm and after driving for 4 hrs don't know that we'll be in the mood to run into downtown Raleigh for dinner. Any ideas for somewhere we could get good apps, a salad and a glass of wine/beer. Not fried bar food.

  1. AreBe Oct 11, 2007 04:45 AM

    Ciao is an excellent choice. Now that we're in the "R" months consider Tony's. Apps are half price weekdays 5-7 PM.
    http://tonysbourbonstreet.com/page/nv...

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    Tony's Bourbon Street Oyster Bar
    107 Edinburgh Drive South, Cary, NC

    1. Suzy Q Oct 9, 2007 04:43 PM

      The Lotus Leaf in Cary would fit the bill. Northwoods Market shopping center at the corner of Harrison and Maynard.

      www.lotusleafcafe.com

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        limona Oct 10, 2007 08:26 AM

        I second Lotus Leaf -- inside seating is better, I think. They do take reservations.

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        Chow Penguin Oct 9, 2007 08:24 AM

        Don't know if Bosphorus have a liquor license but the food fits your description. It's a Turkish restaurant that serves Turkish/Mediterranean cusine-

        http://www.bosphorus-nc.com/

        If you're coming from I-40 (Harrison Ave exit), the restaurant is in the little strip mall immediately on the right before the railroad tracks.

        1. rossgrady Oct 5, 2007 07:35 AM

          Ciao Cafe & Wine Bar sounds like exactly what you're looking for: http://www.ciaocafeandwinebar.com/ . . . or at least, if I were in your position, it's where I would be heading.

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          Ciao Cafe & Wine Bar
          201 W Chatham St # 100, Cary, NC

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