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The 15 Best American Restaurants In Cary

Updated: October 10, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Cary? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Cary.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Corbett's Burgers and Soda Bar

American, $, CaryAmerican, $Cary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Big Mikes BBQ

American, $$, CaryAmerican, $$Cary
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

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Chef's Palette Restaurant & Bar

American, $$$, CaryAmerican, $$$Cary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

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    Trip 101, 2021

Tazza Kitchen Stone Creek Village

American, $$, CaryAmerican, $$Cary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Hank's Downtown Dive

Peruvian, CaryPeruvianCary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

BottleDog Bites & Brews

Pizza, $, CaryPizza, $Cary
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Crosstown Pub & Grill

American, $$, CaryAmerican, $$Cary
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Spirits Pub & Grub

American, $$, CaryAmerican, $$Cary
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Academy Street Bistro

New American, $$, CaryNew American, $$Cary
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Danny's Bar-B-Que

American, $, CaryAmerican, $Cary
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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Brixx Wood Fired Pizza + Craft Bar

Pizza, $$, CaryPizza, $$Cary
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

DICED - Cary

American, $$, CaryAmerican, $$Cary
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Dame's Chicken and Waffles

New American, $$, CaryNew American, $$Cary
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Cary Crab House

Creole, $$$, CaryCreole, $$$Cary
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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Sophies Grill and Bar

American, $$, CaryAmerican, $$Cary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 3295 restaurants, and 212 lists and articles from top sources like Trip 101, Hoodline and Three Best Rated. Yes, we even looked at Trip 101 - 10 Best Restaurants In North Carolina, USA, Hoodline - Craving seafood? Here are Cary's top 5 options and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Cary, NC to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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