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Raleigh - Fortune Palace

meatn3 Jul 19, 2012 11:49 AM

Andrea Weigl (N&O) reported in her blog that Fortune Palace closed in May. She mentions the two couples who owned it are considering opening a smaller restaurant. I hope so!

  1. meatn3 Oct 5, 2012 10:12 AM

    The new restaurant in this location is open."Pho & Japanese Steakhouse" seems to be the name.

    6 Replies
    1. re: meatn3
      chazzer Oct 6, 2012 04:59 PM

      They have a website, but no menu


      1. re: meatn3
        TerryG Oct 6, 2012 06:43 PM

        Just what the area DOES NOT need: another asian fusion restaurant that offers mediocre versions of various unique asian cuisines. Hope I'm wrong. Hard to find old style cantonese anymore either.

        1. re: TerryG
          chazzer Oct 6, 2012 07:34 PM

          I plan on trying them for lunch next week but limiting what I order to Vietnamese feet free to join us if you like

          1. re: chazzer
            meatn3 Oct 6, 2012 08:09 PM

            I hope their banh mi are good! It would be great to have that option back in that shopping center.

        2. re: meatn3
          chazzer Oct 8, 2012 11:02 AM

          Went by today for lunch and they seemed closed with work still going on.

          1. re: chazzer
            meatn3 Oct 8, 2012 05:45 PM

            So sorry - I had driven by and seen the lights on & the open sign turned on a few times in the last week. Next time I'm by and they look open I'll park and try the door. (Note to self, stop forgetting about what "assume" means!)

        3. meatn3 Jul 22, 2012 07:06 PM

          I drove by there the other day. The Fortune Palace location has a sign indicating a Japanese Steakhouse is coming soon. The grocery/food court part of the center has signs of reopening.

          Hopefully it will all be good!

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