Restaurant News & Reviews

Cindy's House Cafe

140 E. Chatham St., Cary; 380-1193.

Cuisine: Contemporary, American regional.

Rating: 3 stars

Prices: $$$

Atmosphere: cheery, homelike charm.

Service: welcoming and efficient.

Recommended: Aunt Julie's tomato pie, baby Bibb salad, jumbo seafood platter, leg of lamb.

Open: Breakfast and lunch, Monday-Saturday, dinner Thursday.

Reservations: suggested for dinner.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; beer and wine; smoke-free; accommodates children.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:

4 stars: Extraordinary.

3 stars: Excellent.

2 stars: Good.

1 star: Fair.

Zero stars: Poor

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