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Chef's Palette

#55 of 328 Restaurants in Cary
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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3460 Ten Ten Road, Cary, NC 27518 (Kildaire Farm Road)
+1 919-267-6011
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Cary, North Carolina
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited twice with other couples and are definitely going back. Their $5 taco night is two very large gourmet tacos picked from a handful of recipes. We have also had excellent sandwiches there. The fine dining side is pricey so we are planning to become regulars on the bar side. Ask about beer specials, sometimes it is cheaper... More 

Thank brad560
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I was glad that I reviewed the menu online before dining at Chef's Palette with my husband and our teenage son. The staff was friendly and the menu intriguing, but the prices were on the higher side of what I would expect to pay. My son ordered the filet mignon as he usually does when offered on a restaurant menu.... More 

Thank 4Coronas
Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We were so excited to find this little gem. We had their Black and Blue Pita and the French Dip. Both were incredible. I can't wait to go back and try some more things....great beer selection as well and even daily food and drink specials....

Thank HerndonsinNC
Durham, North Carolina
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were a group of 5 on a Monday evening. The restaurant was almost empty. Drink orders were taken in a timely manner; appetizers were ordered at the same time. Drinks came in about 25 minutes, the appetizers, which had recommended by the waiter, took over an hour—and they were not anything difficult to make. Dinner came about an hour... More 

Thank Practicality
Cary, North Carolina
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant is very close to our house, and we always say we should stop by. This weekend, we finally did, and we're glad we did. Upon entering, you have the choice being seated in the formal dining area, or grabbing a seat in the bar area. We chose the bar area, where you can order off either the bar... More 

Thank ringegl
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We chose to attend the "Italian Night" at Chef's Palette and were delighted! This was a birthday celebration and we were very pleased by how delicious the food was, how attentive the server was and what a great value the Thursday night "Italian Night" is. Generous salads, authentic main courses to choose from and desserts to-die-for! We will certainly try... More 

Thank 579lindaf
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A true gem in Cary close to Holly Springs. Food and service were great. A definite date night romantic dinner! We loved it and will return

Thank Amy M
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

The meal was very good. My husband and I had a great date night. These were not your average meals. They were very, very good. My husband and I plan on going back there again in the future for another date night. I highly recommend that you try this place out. The Futurism Flatbread was AWESOME!

1 Thank Julie c
Cary, North Carolina
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Monday night, it was my birthday and we hadn't been in awhile so we decide to "give it a go". We decided to to have dinner instead of eating in the bar. Lexi was our server and she was fantastic! We're not wine snobs but we ordered a bottle of Pinot Noir and it was served in Pinot Noir glasses...small... More 

1 Thank Virgil S
Cary, North Carolina
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

There is a lack of good places to eat in the Holly Springs area in NC. Chefs Palette in Cary is on the border of Holly Springs and Cary and only about 10 mins away for us. We go there when we want a good meal and don't want to be disappointed. They have a great filet and the shrimp... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3460 Ten Ten Road, Cary, NC 27518
    (Kildaire Farm Road)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-267-6011
Chef's Palette is a friendly neighborhood bar and restaurant at the corner of Kildaire Farm Road and Ten Ten Road in Cary.
At Chef's Palette, we consider the facilitation of a great dining experience an art form. We embrace the concept of creative flair and originality in every aspect of our service to you. Going out to dine should be a pleasure for all the senses!
Come taste our mouthwatering dishes made from the freshest ingredients. Enjoy the aroma of a home-cooked meal, made to order just for you. Take in the beauty of original artwork decorating our walls, all created by local artists. Listen to the sounds of exceptional live music on Saturday nights. Relax in our comfortable dining room or unwind in the bar and lounge area.
If you've never dined with us before, stop in and discover why Chef's Palette is special!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?