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Maximillians Grill & Wine Bar

8314 Chapel Hill Rd. (E. Johnson St.) Send to Phone
This casual-chic California bistro offers a menu full of offbeat flavor combinations --- but they work.

Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Maximillians Grill & Wine Bar Restaurant Review

: Maximillians’ adventurous menu has drawn a loyal following in Cary since 1991. The bistro specializes in offbeat flavor combinations, appealing to those who like to walk on the culinary wild side. Boldly inventive dishes have included pork tenderloin stuffed with pistachios and served with a port-fig reduction sauce, the signature voodoo tuna with mahogany noodles, crisp slow-roasted duck with a ginger-cumin-apricot glaze, espresso-crusted rib-eye steak, and grouper with a balsamic-ginger-wild mushroom sauce. The flavors are such that one might fear losing sight of the primary ingredients. Tamer tastes will find winning options like a Greek salad with grilled mahi or the daily pasta special. Homemade gelati rate as the house signature dessert. The global wine list, with some choices by the glass and some half bottles, covers about 100 options, including dessert wines.


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