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About Permanently Closed - An Asian Cuisine

This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed -

An is an authentic Asian cuisine restaurant that offers a modern setting in Cary, North Carolina. The food is created with a unique technique designed by the chef that turns traditional Asian ingredients into whimsical versions of authentic fare. Guests at An are always welcome to ask for recommendations and information from any of the highly knowledgeable staff.



The menu at An includes lunch and dinner options as well as plenty of sushi. Guests can enjoy a white dragon roll, a shrimp tempura or a bowl of duck and noodles at lunch. Dinner might start with sesame tempura yams, a special Hong Kong take on chicken and waffles or the house special ramen. Vegetarian versions of many of the dishes are available at An.


2800 Renaissance Park Place
Cary, NC 27513
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Asian, Sushi, Global, International

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30PM; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Harrison Avenue/Weston Parkway

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(919) 677-9229

Website:
http://www.ancuisines.com/

Parking Details:
Self Parking.

Executive Chef:
Joshua Hughes

Private Party Facilities:
ãn provides the perfect setting for your special event. Whether it’s an important board meeting, sales meeting or family celebration, our 2 beautifully decorated Wine Rooms offer an intimate backdrop for any occasion. We customize a menu to fit your needs and provide detailed service for parties of 10 or more.

Private Party Contact:
Ashley Whittington: (919) 447-4136

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
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An Asian Cuisine - Permanently Closed Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

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Notable Wine List (1431)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (626)
Vibrant Bar Scene (530)
Late-night Find (144)
Great for Brunch (95)
Scenic View (60)
Kid-friendly (55)
Creative Cuisine (9)
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 28, 2017

AN is one of the best restaurants in the Triangle!! Great cuisine, great wine, and wonderful ambiance. Cannot go wrong at this restaurant!

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Healthy, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Excellent cuisine with superior service and a great place for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. One minor glitch was in scheduling since we had to wait about 20 minutes for our table.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 28, 2017

It was reported An's closed today. Such a great restaurant, will be missed.

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 26, 2017

Fabulous experience. Beautiful food. Always a pleasure.

Tags: Outstanding Value, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2017

The waiter was attentive. I enjoyed black cod entree and spring rolls which were beautifully presented. The side dishes were too salty without eating rice. The portion size was very small so that my guest did not have enough food.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Business Meals
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on January 25, 2017

Very slow service and food delivery . Did not matter as they added 20% for our party. Disappointed in the dining experience though food was excellent.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 23, 2017

We tried several sashimi which was excellent. Flounder was also great.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 16, 2017

Went there for a birthday dinner and the food was amazing. Great wine list and wonderful ambience. Great for a cozy dinner date!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Very pleasant. The food and service were superb. I will return.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 11, 2017

Tiny portions, weird sauces. Interesting combination of eccentric flavors. Not authentic, more of an asian "fusion" restaurant. Food is kind of pricey, not too hefty, but portions are small compared to price. Too much garnish, more focused on how food looks rather than how it tastes.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 6, 2017

Always solid. SAS rolls all around and tail of two tunas with Riesling. Service consistently good and always informative. Happy New Year !

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food5
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 2, 2016

One of the most elegant and delightful places I've dined! The waitress and waiter were spot on! I proposed to my girlfriend and they made it extra special going above and beyond what I could've ever imagined!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 29, 2016

Their wait staff has been bowdlerized by their hotel owner (name withheld, but it is across the street and Very Posh). As a result, the new staff in training was hurried, hesitant and fretful.
A shame. An has been a stalwart of the Raleigh fine food scene. The kitchen has remained formidable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Western NC)·Dined on July 22, 2016

Loved the food and presentation at An. The must haves are the Pork belly buns and the wings. the sushi was also amazing!!! Try the Lychee cocktail...YUM

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 20, 2016

Food was terrific. Service was a bit unsophisticated and overdone. Too many checks at the table, but server knew very little about the wines or he dishes.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 16, 2016

Loved it! It is an experience. Great food! Great Service! Beautiful place!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 14, 2016

We really enjoyed the experience. Dione, our server was wonderful, thank you! SAS roll was sooo good, also love the snapper. My family loved the place and the food!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on July 13, 2016

An never disappoints. This is one of my favorite restaurants for a business lunch.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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food5
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service5
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 11, 2016

LOved the birthday meal. (They did not do anything special for the birthday meal, did not even bring a candle.) other wise our meal was perfect! Loved the lettuce wraps, the back ground music was just right and the service wonderful. I will go back and back and back

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on July 9, 2016

My wife and I went there for our wedding anniversary. The atmosphere was amazing and the service was the best service we have received at a restaurant in the United States. The food was outstanding and fresh. The drinks were cold and mixed very well. The attention to every detail is A+. We cannot wait to go back.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 8, 2016

An is easily our favorite restaurant in the Triangle. From food to service this restaurant has it all.

This eclectic restaurant has a handful of different options to choose from depending on what you feel like: fish, meat, sushi, vegetarian etc... The service was phenomenal, and our server Deon, in particular provided the best service we have ever experienced to date. He was quick to answer every question we had (we had many); very detailed, polite, professional, friendly with a good sense of humor. When our food came we felt pampered as they had a team approach and presented the meal all together in one swoop.

We were blown away by every single item that was brought out: The sesame tempura asparagus, the pot stickers with the black tea sauce and the asian green salad were our appetizer choices-- highly recommended. For dinner our group had the red snapper, crispy prawns, chicken & waffles, along with the giant shrimp tempura roll and the vegetable mango roll -- again all highly recommended. In addition they brought out jalapeno cheddar muffins, and blueberry peach scones, their special for the evening, and something we could not get enough of (I wish they served breakfast or had these on the regular menu). The complimentary pre dessert was a delicious addition as well. We had a variety of dessert options, but the chocolate chip cookies and shot of milk was the tables favorite. The chefs at this restaurant are some of the best in the area, and are able to create all of these exceptional options that turned out flavorful and divine. We will definitely return on a regular basis to this remarkable restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 6, 2016

Great experience as usual. Super warm inside, a/c not working well so a bit uncomfortable for my guests.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 2, 2016

Our experience: great, creative fusion dishes in search of significantly better coordinated table services; arbitrary wait to actual reserved seating time (table was available 10 mins. prior to seating); attractive decor; lighting in main dining area could be 'warmer'.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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food5
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service2
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 30, 2016

Amazing food and service!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 30, 2016

Daily bento box mediocre

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 29, 2016

Worth the trip - especially if you want to impress. The service started off a little slow but we had asked for a different table and our server was already busy. Anyway, it ended up being a great evening with a variety of food presented in unusual ways.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 25, 2016

We didn't get seated at the reservation time... Went to bar --- took a too much time before we were even greeted, because they were so busy giving the waiters the dining people their drinks. Our order was not correct either. We ordered most our sushi sashimi- it was served nigiri style ...:(

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 24, 2016

An is one of our favorite restaurants in Cary. The sushi/sashimi is always fresh, and the staff impeccable.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on June 21, 2016

We were celebrating our anniversary and it was perfect. Raymond , our waiter, was fantastic. The perfect amount of attention.
We started by sharing the Spicy tuna 2 ways roll. My husband ordered the lamb chop entree and I had the snapper. Both were superb. We finished with the rhubarb dessert and drinks. Delicious!
Highly recommend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 18, 2016

This place is off the charts, me and my friends get consistent service and high quality food every visit. You get what you pay for, and I don't mind paying for quality.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 18, 2016

We have been to An many times, and have never been disappointed. We keep it for special occasions, which we seem to have had a lot of lately, but we have also been there for lunch. Service it attentive without being intrusive. Wait staff remember us from previous visits, which always surprises us! I had the Lamb entrée, which was a small portion, but beautifully prepared and presented, and it was delicious. We shared the Thai wings and the Foie Gras as appetizers. The wings were generous, the foie Gras is small, but exquisite. I can't comment on the sushi, but my husband and son both had it, and always enjoy it. It is my husband's favorite place to go for sushi, and he loves sushi. He says it is always very fresh, and he primarily eats the plain raw fish. This is not an inexpensive restaurant, but you get what you pay for, and we will be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2016

The sushi is authentic and fresh. We ordered several small plates, sushi and drinks for a total of $200 for the two of us. The server was very unattentive. We brought a cave collection bottle of Far Niente wine from our wine club with them (an does not carry any Far Niente) and despite a $25 corkage fee, the waitress wanted to check the wine list before agreeing and would not chill the wine other than an offer to "stick it in the fridge". I was embarrassed, so agreed to order a bottle that was already chilled off their wine list - which was a very affordable list. I can assure you the restaurant profited less than $25 on my $40 bottle. It was a 20 minute wait for the initial cocktail order and 45 minutes before she returned to take our dinner order. There is usually a parting treat of sweets and we were told to wait for it to arrive. We waited 20 minutes after paying our bill and it never arrived. We will not return. There are too many other good places to go.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on June 17, 2016

The service was spot-on. The food was fantastic with a fun and adventurous menu. We will be going back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 17, 2016

I took my husband to An's for lunch for his birthday. The meal and service was great. My 7 year old loved the restaurant! He thought that the food was excellent and scored his experience a 9/10. He wants to return for his birthday! My only complaint is that they do not have a kid's menu. It isn't a big issue for my son because he likes to eat just about everything. However, this could be an issue for some kids. We will definitely return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 15, 2016

Lovely experience, as always.

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 15, 2016

Excellent waiter.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 11, 2016

We went for my wife on her birthday. Food and service excellent. Appetizers were awesome recommend the asparagus and potstickers.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 11, 2016

My son was visiting and we wanted to do something special. My wife and I had been to An previously and were impressed by both the food and service. They did not let us down. The three of us all ordered the kaiseke and the 8 courses did not disappoint. From the canapes to the sushi, sea bass, filet and desserts, each course was better than the next. My kudos to the chef. And like General MacArthur, we shall return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 11, 2016

My wife and I came again to celebrate our anniversary, and found that the quality and standards have only improved. This was a wonderful experience, and I would like to commend and thank everyone at An for making our anniversary dinner such a pleasure.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 10, 2016

This was our second visit to An, our first visit was so exceptional that we decided that a second visit was necessary before I came back to the New York Area. As before the everything was amazing. One of the great things about An is that between each of your courses they give you little things to try and the continued attention of the servers is beyond your expectations. If you live or visit Raleigh you MUST go to this restaurant. Each server is amazing and extremely knowledgeable. I wish there was an "An" in the New York Area. Should I visit Raleigh again, this restaurant will be the first one I will go to and maybe the second one also.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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