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Best American Restaurants in Cary


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A photo of Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen - Cary restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cary
Booked 100 times today
Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen in Cary is a highly praised representation of American cuisine. The restaurant's menu offers delightful American Southern cooking that is always well received by diners, for instance, dishes such as Shrimp and Grits, Meatloaf, and Mac and Cheese having been particularly enjoyed. Amazing specials such as the pumpkin seed encrusted pork chop and pecan cheesecake add to the appeal, as are classics like the paned fried chicken praised for its beautiful presentation and flavor. The restaurant also gains excellent reviews for its remarkable service, which adds to the overall dining experience. Many customers note that they have driven long distances to eat here, which speaks volumes about the quality of the food and service offered. The restaurant remains true to its Southern roots by successfully providing a farm-to-table dining experience that goes beyond traditional American fare.
A photo of Herons restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Cary
Booked 16 times today
Herons restaurant is the apex of American cuisine combined with creative international twists. Based on numerous reviews, it’s highly lauded for its ingenious use of southern and Asian ingredients, creating a phenomenal dining experience. Customers rave about the food, placing it parallel with the world's top restaurants. Signature dishes, including the Pork Belly, Egg, Quail, and Foie Gras, are touted as masterpieces of flavor. The staff's orchestration earns plaudits for its harmony, while the meticulous details of the dining environment are celebrated. The reviewers call the restaurant's quality commensurate with Michelin Stars, making it an irresistible regular dining experience.
A photo of Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Morrisville restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Morrisville
Booked 56 times today
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Morrisville offers an elevated American cuisine experience, praised by patrons for its excellent service and delicious food. This restaurant is acclaimed for its All-American Hamburger, the salmon with mashed potatoes, the rib eye and shrimp, and even the pecan green beans. One patron noted that Firebirds is "a step above most comparable classic American chains." Numerous guests commend the accommodating staff, expressing particular fondness for the excellent service of wait staff like Marymar and Nick. The restaurant's inviting atmosphere and its fantastic location in the best section of Morrisville, Park West, further heightens the dining experience. Whether for a special celebration or a simple meal out, Firebirds consistently impresses with its flavorful dishes and top-notch service.
A photo of Cru Food and Wine Bar - Fenton restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cary
Booked 21 times today
Cru Food and Wine Bar - Fenton, stands out as an exceptional wine bar eatery with its impressive array of carefully selected wine flights and delectable cuisine. Patrons constantly praise the excellent customer service, often specifically mentioning servers like Andrew and Vicki for their attentiveness. The restaurant's delightful offerings from the PEI mussels to the Waygu meatballs, coupled with the variety of white wine flights, pull in rave reviews. Notably, their shared plates, including the popular fondue, are described as 'yummy sharables'. Praised for their attention to detail, the staff also expertly cater to customers with special dietary needs, adding to an overall excellent experience. Their salmon dish is highlighted amongst the best in the Raleigh/Cary area. Whether you're planning a girls night out or a book club meet, Cru Food and Wine Bar - Fenton ensures a memorable experience.
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Cary restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cary
Booked 31 times today
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Cary is a renowned location for excellent steakhouse cuisine. The restaurant has consistently received outstanding reviews, praising the quality of food, service, and dining experience. Patrons commend the expertise of the staff and the restaurant's consistency in quality over the years. The menu boasts an impressive selection of wines and a variety of high-quality steaks, cooked to perfection. Patrons' experiences have been so positive that many have become repeat customers, highlighting the restaurant's ability to create memorable dining experiences. The restaurant is also praised for its COVID precautions, ensuring patrons feel safe while enjoying their meals.
A photo of Tribeca Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cary
Booked 10 times today
Tribeca Tavern is a remarkable haven for American cuisine enthusiasts. It offers an array of distinctly American dishes, along with an impressive drink menu featuring an extensive selection of whiskies, malt, bourbon, and craft beers. The reviews paint a picture of a restaurant with exceptional service and food that exceeds expectations. Patrons recommend the Augusta burger and tuna nachos, and praise the unique farm-to-table approach they have adopted. The servers are described as "adorable, prompt, and attentive" and the ambiance as "high regard." Tribeca Tavern stands out as a must-visit for anyone seeking a memorable and authentic American culinary experience.
A photo of Dave & Buster's - Cary restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cary
Booked 7 times today
Dave & Buster's in Cary delivers an exceptional American dining experience, praised by customers for their impressive service, food quality, and family-oriented ambiance. Admirably, they excel in managing large parties, ensuring prompt seating and impeccable service, even for groups as large as 24 people. The food has received commendation for exceeding expectations, with mentions of delicious burgers, amazing salmon, and decent portion sizes that provide value for money. Additionally, the restaurant's dedication to customer service is consistently highlighted in the reviews. It's described as a great destination for celebrating special occasions with family and friends, offering food, drinks, and games for a memorable experience.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Cary restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cary
Booked 10 times today
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in Cary consistently impresses patrons with its high-quality American cuisine and commendable service. The reviews consistently highlight the excellent food and great service, with one reviewer stating, "I also amazed as how good the food is at BJs. To me, it is much better than one would expect." Customers also appreciate the variety and quantity of the food on offer, with one stating, "Menu is huge and varied. Highly recommend." The restaurant's ambiance and the friendly, helpful attitude of the staff add to the overall positive dining experience, making BJ's a standout choice for good American cuisine.
A photo of Peak on Salem restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Apex
Booked 10 times today
Peak on Salem is a celebrated destination for exemplary American cuisine. Customers consistently praise the quality of the food, citing its excellence in reviews. Notably appreciated are the short ribs, gourmet American staples, and seafood entrees like scallops and shrimp and grits. The seemingly ever-evolving menu keeps diners intrigued, always offering something new alongside beloved cornerstone dishes. Reviewers also laud the restaurant's ambience, describing it as a historic pub atmosphere, and highlight the friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating staff. From the warm welcome to the attentive service throughout the meal, the staff at Peak on Salem greatly contribute to the overall fantastic dining experience. The consistent positive reviews strongly recommend Peak on Salem as a great local place for delightful dining.
A photo of Food and Wine Events - The Umstead Hotel restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cary
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Discover best American restaurants in Cary

Discover the essence of American cuisine in Cary, Raleigh, and the greater Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill area, where a diverse array of restaurants offers a delectable taste of culinary expertise. From classic Southern dishes to modern American fare, the dining scene in this vibrant locality is rich with flavors that cater to a variety of palates. Each restaurant in Cary exemplifies a commitment to quality, with menus packed with locally sourced ingredients and dishes crafted from scratch, ensuring every meal is a memorable one. Patrons can expect generous portions, a warm ambiance, and service that goes above and beyond to create an enjoyable dining experience. Whether you're in the mood for gourmet steaks, exquisite seafood, or innovative American classics, Cary's restaurants are sure to impress with their high standards and consistent praise from diners. Explore the heart of American dining in Cary, where each establishment proudly contributes to the area's reputation as a hub for excellent food and genuine hospitality. Perfect for food enthusiasts and casual diners alike, this region promises an extraordinary American dining experience every time.

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