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“Great Asian place”
Review of Peony Asian Bistro

Peony Asian Bistro
Ranked #156 of 774 Restaurants in Durham
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Japanese
Restaurant details
DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great Asian place”
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Good place to get your Asian fix. Nice selection of entree's. HUGE sushi menu.
Awesome service.


Serve Pepsi products and no "Hunan" items on the menu, otherwise fantastic.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank HalDahl
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Go there once a week!”
Reviewed 28 March 2013

I go to this restaurant once a week. While the staff speaks little English, the food is some of the best Asian food that there is. The sushi is great and the soups are heavenly. In the background relaxing music plays. The only downside is the food can be a little bit on the expensive side, but it is still cheaper that gourmet restaurants and tastes just as good!!

  • Visited March 2013
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Shelby, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Food Delivered!”
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Our hotel front desk highly recommended Peony Asian Bistro. We were not disappointed. We both had soup, spring rolls, and Chinese seafood dishes. All were excellent, delivered very quickly, and piping hot. Will definitely dine with Peony on our next visit to the area.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank UNCBlue4Us
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Durham, North Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very disappointed”
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Our experience had us double-checking we had come to the right place. The staff was gruff and unfriendly. The sesame shrimp and broccoli was tasteless battered shrimp with three tiny pieces of broccoli. Even the shrimp dumpling were sad. The only semi-bright spot was the sushi, which was okay, but nowhere in the same league as other places Sushi love.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank David S
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234 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great sushi”
Reviewed 22 December 2012 via mobile

We are here as a party of 6 recently and the reviews from all 6 people were very high.

The pros: the sushi is very, very good. It was very fresh, and the tempura was perfect. The sushi rolls are also all buy one get one free (which may have just been a holiday special, but a good deal nevertheless). We only tried the sushi, but the rest of the menu looked pretty extensive and reasonably priced.

The cons: The sanitation score was pretty low. Ordinarily, I wouldn't have ate there with one that low, but I didn't see the score posted until we left. However, the food was very good. Service was very slow, and considering we were there on a weekday in the late afternoon and only 3 tables were full, I would have thought it would be better.

Overall great sushi. :)

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Thank ChelseaUT
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