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Serendipity Gourmet Deli

118 S Academy St, Cary, NC 27511-3302
+1 919-469-1655
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
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118 S Academy St, Cary, NC 27511-3302
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I've been eating at Serendipity for at least 30 years. It's one of the few restaurants that actually have items I crave. The Mideastern Mystery sandwich is incredible and so is the carrot cake. I love it so much that I had my bridesmaid luncheon...More

Thank susanbart
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We were very excited to try this small sandwich shop with outdoor seating. However it was a disappointment. Just basic sandwiches you can make at home if that's what you are looking for. My daughter got the Italian, and it was mostly bologna. The decor...More

Thank qmiller1
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Visiting family in Cary and stopped in for lunch. Was taken back in time to vintage days with neat décor. Dine indoors or out on expansive covered patio. Great Reuben and lobster bisque. Prompt attentive service. Will return to try more selections on the menu.

Thank MAM789
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the corn chowder and the Reuben sandwich. Inside and outside seating is great for a beautiful day and also helps them seat more than it would appear from the street. Service was also good.

Thank Mac D
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My husband loves this spot. I'm lukewarm. The sandwiches are average. I love being downtown and because it has been a staple in Cary for years, I appreciate the history. If it were in any other location I'd not go out to lunch there. A...More

Thank MamaKLB
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I was over at the Cary Farmer's Market recently and needed lunch. I walked over to Serendipity to grab a bite. WOW! I've never been here and the menu looked fantastic! I got the Tried and True (BLT) with chips and Dr. Pepper. They even...More

Thank VEE1225
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Picked up a sandwich to go - staff took my order was super pleasant, checked offerings, and was quick! Perfect place to stop in for a to-go order. I don't know if I'd dine in with clients, but there is a nice little patio area....More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint little deli serving the freshest soups, sandwiches, salads & desserts! My husband and I dropped in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. A real treat!

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Very cute place. Reminds of of Michigan . Both of had the white bean chicken chili. Very tasty with just the right amount of tomatoes. My friend had 1/2 sandwich of the Greek grill cheese. Very tasty on sunflower bread. I had 1/2 the cowboy...More

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We brought some friends here and had a lovely meal outdoors on their patio. They have a good selection of speciality sandwiches. We had 3 different ones and a salad. It was all good and generous portions. It is close to the train station and...More

Thank J F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 S Academy St, Cary, NC 27511-3302
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-469-1655
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