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The Big Easy

#113 of 338 Restaurants in Cary}
$$ - $$$American,
231 Grande Heights Dr, Cary, NC 27513-3925
+1 919-468-6007
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (10 reviews)
“brownie” (3 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
231 Grande Heights Dr, Cary, NC 27513-3925
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner tonight and the food and beer were great! Myself and two of my friends got the Taste of Louisiana for dinner. A cup of jambalaya, cup of gumbo, cup of red beans and rice with sausage and either alligator or shrimp....More

Thank DJSparks45
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We are visiting from NY and this place was recommended by a local. We had the taste of Louisiana, shrimp and grits, and bourbon brownie. Everything was excellent(spicy, but very flavorful and delicious) and service was great.

Thank mparla
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Attentive staff, reasonable range of dinner options, pleasant early evening dinner with a business associate

Thank HoganHospitality
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had dinner at The Big Easy with a group of 7. We thought it seemed unusually busy for a small restaurant on a Tuesday until we realized that most of the people were there to play in house-sponsored poker games. Our waiter was prompt...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Located in a shopping mall the outdoor seating is comfortable and pleasant. The menu is OK. Food just average - pasta was overcooked but fries were crisp and not greasy. Fried catfish was well prepared.

Thank mrgregfox
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Customer service was awesome. Everyone enjoyed their food. Hurricane punch was delicious. PoBoy sandwich was very good, oysters were perfectly cooked. My son enjoy the dinosaur chicken nuggets. Definitely will come back.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place is noisy which makes for a somewhat negative experience. Maybe I'm getting too old for these restaurants but I think you should be able to hear your dining partners without them screaming. Next time I would choose the outdoor seating if the weather...More

Thank SCCLane
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I took my hubby here for his Birthday. He loves food with flavor. We were not disappointed. The service was great and the food was fantastic. Our server was very attentive without being overbearing and our food was prepared as requested. We were very pleased!

Thank StacyCaryNC
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I may have only briefly been in the restaurant industry in college but medium rare is always defined as a warm, red center. When I cut into a steak ordered medium rare and there is NO pink, that's not medium rare. The server apologized and...More

Thank whovian2100
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We arrived at the Big Easy and waited for a long time before someone finally came out to greet and seat us. We requested to be seated outside since it was a nice night. It took awhile to order and get drinks out. I got...More

Thank VEE1225
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Grande Heights Dr, Cary, NC 27513-3925
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-468-6007
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The Big Easy Oven + Tap is a modern, southern kitchen with New Orleans roots. We believe in true Southern hospitality. From our warm and friendly staff, to an excellent selection of scratch made food and local drinks, we want you to feel right at home!
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