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Barry's Cafe

2851 Jones Franklin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-4007
+1 919-859-3555
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (18 reviews)
“biscuits” (29 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
2851 Jones Franklin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-4007
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard great things and were looking forward to eating here. But, the food was average and I found the prices to be a bit higher compared to others in the area for the type of food being served. The staff was a bit...More

Thank scarter13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting from Texas and needed a later lunch (about 2:00). After reading TripAdvisor’s reviews of Barry’s Cafe, we decided to stop in. The food was pretty tasty! We both had sandwiches and fries. Our food arrived warm and without a long wait. And...More

1  Thank texasgal062015
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Dined here 7/14/2018 based on high TripAdvisor ratings. Had simple breakfast (eggs, toast, sausage & home fries) $9 add another $2.95 for coffee. Home-fries seemed to be from a bag and portion was small. Nice little neighborhood cafe especially if you like firefighter themed decor....More

Thank mjwit
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Such a quaint family owned place with delicious breakfast! It was fun sitting at the bar top so we could watch them cook and have conversation. Three men cooking that interacted so smoothly and quickly. Amazed at their collaboraty! Delicious inexpensive breakfast you must try.

Thank rainsmolly
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great for burgers and fries! Yum!! Also great for a filling breakfast. Service is the best. Decorative fireman decorations. They cater too!

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Lovely restaurant with a very friendly staff. Classic Southern dishes were very delicious and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Christy R
Reviewed 25 June 2018

great local place for a bite! breakfast and lunch offerings. decorated with fireman decor. small inside so get here early or come inbetween breakfast and lunch.

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I had a day off and thought a nice breakfast instead of a granola bar would be a perfect start. The service was some of the worst I have EVER had. No one spoke to me. No one checked on me. My food was literally...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Ate here for breakfast. Omelet maybe slightly over cooked. Homefries were more like chunks of french fries. Their buisquits were incredible. Fresh squeezed orange juice wonderful. Cute atmosphere and friendly service. Just can’t give it more than three stars. Not that the food wasn’t good,...More

Thank Golfgma
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I have eaten at Barry's in the past - but had forgotten it. No more! Went back and had a spectacular breakfast - both food and service were noteworthy. My companion had not ever eaten there before, and is used to big city finds. He...More

Thank hasullenger
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James N
6 October 2016|
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Response from James N | Reviewed this property |
found it. It is great will be returning soon and this time I'll be sure to meet Barry since he responded to my review on Trip advisor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2851 Jones Franklin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-4007
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-859-3555
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Description
Barry's Cafe serves great comfort food both breakfast and lunch. It is decorated with Firefighter memorabilia from 23 countries and all 50 states. We have provided emergency foodservice to over 100 local fire stations since 1994, at no charge. We have a separate Foundation that supports us with the food cost. It has a 501-3c if you would like to help.
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