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Barry's Cafe

2851 Jones Franklin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-4007
+1 919-859-3555
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (17 reviews)
“biscuits” (28 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2851 Jones Franklin Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-4007
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

eggs and omelet were fantastic. pancake also great. link sausage were fine but would try to patty next time. hash browns chunky were good with ketchup. biscuit tremendous! the perfect diner!

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the atmosphere, the music and the service was friendly and attentive. The guy who seated us (Barry, perhaps?) was a little gruff, but it wasn't a big deal. My reason for the low rating was that each of us, after paying $10-12 each...More

Thank Stacie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service, amazing breakfast........tasty biscuits.....awesome blueberry pancakes....we will be back on our next visit .....

Thank Yorkdog
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I love Barry's. The food is always great and the wait has never been too long. Nice atmosphere and great staff. He loves the Ruben and I love the seasoned fries.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed April 8, 2018

This gem in Cary was a great find. Solid food and friendly staff. The firefighter theme resonated with us too. It's highly rated, which is well-deserved. And it's not too far from downtown Raleigh. I enjoyed the Western Omelet and my husband had the Firefighters...More

Thank VAPrgal
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I enjoy going to Barry's for breakfast. The offer a traditional country breakfast (eggs, bacon or sausage, hash browns and home made biscuits.) Good burgers at lunch. Lunchtime orders come with a free cookie.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

As always a great lunch A really home atmosphere I have been coming here now for at least 15 years and I will continue Great food

1  Thank michael W
Reviewed December 27, 2017

The wait staff and the food is very good and the plates are full of wonderful food. But for seniors who can't eat all that much , they charge you 2.50 for an extra plate to split, they would rather see the food tossed in...More

5  Thank robertcM7535ZA
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Our grandson and family friend joined us for lunch and enjoyed the turkey reuben sandwich with fries or onion rings and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The highlight was the warm chocolate chip cookies brought to the table after we finished our meal.

1  Thank Shiloh2
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James N
October 6, 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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