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Restaurants In The Greater -Triangle Area

The Lenovo Customer Center in Morrisville, NC (Research Triangle Park) recommends the following restaurants (Restaurants are grouped by city).

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Restaurants - Cary

BIAGGI'S Ristorante Italiano

1060 Darrington Drive, Cary, NC, (919) 468-7229
Italian, Casual, Private Room Available
Open daily, Hours: 11:00am - 10:00pm (11-9pm on Sunday)
Directions: From I-40, Take Miami Blvd, exit 281, towards Morrisville/Cary. Miami becomes 54-East. Stay on Route 54 East for several miles, turning Right onto Cary Parkway. Turn Left onto Darrington Drive. Biaggi's is on the Left at Preston Walk, behind Stonewood Tavern Grill.


Bonefish Grill

2060 Renaissance Park Place, Cary, NC, (919) 677-1347
Fresh Fish & other selections. Polished Casual.
Open Daily, Hours: 4-10:30pm
Directions: Take I-40 East towards Raleigh. Once past the RDU airport exits, take Harrison Avenue, Exit 287. At the end of the exit ramp, turn Right onto Harrison Avenue. Go through the 2nd StopLight - Westin Parkway - and take an immediate Right onto Renaissance Park Place into the Arboretum Shopping Center. Bonefish Grill is at the far side of the center facing Weston Parkway.


Ruth's Chris Steak House

The Arboretum at Weston
2010 Renaissance Place, Cary, NC, (919) 468-1133
Steak / Beef Menu, Business Casual Attire,
Reservations Recommended
Open Daily, Hours: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 East towards Raleigh. Once past the RDU airport exits, take Harrison Avenue, Exit 287. At the end of the exit ramp, turn Right onto Harrison Avenue. Got through the 2nd Stoplight - Westin Parkway - and take an immediate Right onto Renassance Park Place into the Arboretum at Westin Shopping Center. Ruth's Chris Steak House is on the Right facing Harrison Avenue.


Stonewood Tavern Grill

1080 Darrington Drive, Preston Walk on Cary Parkway, Cary, NC (919) 481-0174
Upscale Casual, Private Room Available (up to 20 people)
Open Daily, 5:00 - 10:00pm
Directions: From I-40, Take Miami Blvd towards Morrisville/Cary. Miami becomes 54-East. Stay on Route 54 East for several miles, turning Right onto Cary Parkway. Stonewood will be on the Left at Preston Walk.


An Cuisines

2800 Renaissance Park Place - Cary, NC 27513
Phone 919-677-9229
New world cuisine in a French four-star restaurant with the sensational flavors of a Southeast Asian market. Private dining rooms available


Rey's Restaurant

1130 Buck Jones Road - Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone 919-380-0122
Offering a continental menu offering signature "New Orleans - Inspired" meals.  Private dining rooms available

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Restaurants - Chapel Hill

Fearrington House

Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC, (919)542-2121, (Long Distance call from Raleigh),
Elegant Restaurant & Country Inn, Classic Southern Cuisine, Jacket Required, Reservations Required, Private Room Available,
Closed Monday, Hours: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 West. Take Exit 273B/Chapel Hill and follow Route NC 54 West. Stay on 54 West 3 miles until you come to an overpass. Just beyond the overpass, turn right on NC 54 West/15-501 South Bypass. Stay on bypass 2.2 miles and exit at the Chapel Hill - Pittsboro exit. Turn left onto US 15-501 South. Go 8 miles until you see Fearrington Village on the left.


Il PalioRistorante

(Located in The Siena Hotel), 1505 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC, (919)929-4000
Northern Italian Cuisine, Business Casual Attire
Reservations recommended, Private Room Available,
Open Daily, Hours: 6:00 -10:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 West to15-501 (Exit 270). Take a left onto 15-501 South. Go approximately 2 miles and bear Right onto Franklin Street. Travel through 2 traffic lights. The Siena Hotel is on the right just past the Sherwin Williams paint store sign.


La Residence

202 West Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC, (919)967-2506
Continental Cuisine, Business Casual Attire, Reservations Recommended,
Private Room Available,
Closed Sunday, Hours: 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Directions: Take I-40 West to 15-501 (Exit 270). Turn left onto 15-501 (South).
Go approximately 2 miles and bear Right onto Franklin Street.  Turn Right onto Columbia Street, then Left onto Rosemary Street. The restaurant is on the right at the intersection of Pritchard Street.


Top Of The Hill

101 East Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC, (919)929-8676
American/micro-brewery, Casual Attire
Open Daily, Hours: 5:00-11:00pm for dinner; drinks available till 2:00am
Directions: Take I-40 West to 15-501 (Exit 270). Turn left onto 15-501 (South). Go approximately 2 miles and bear Right onto Franklin Street. The restaurant is on the left at the corner of Franklin and Columbia Streets, above the bank.

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Restaurants - Durham

Cafe Parizade

2200 W. Main St., Durham, NC, (919)286-9712
Mediterranean Cuisine, Casual Attire, Private Room Available,
Open Daily. Hours: 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 West towards Durham. Exit onto the Durham Freeway (Highway 147 North). From the Durham Freeway take Exit 14 onto Swift Avenue, Turn Right. Take Left onto Main Street. Continue through traffic light at Ninth Street. After light, go approximately 1/4 mile. Take a right into Erwin Square. Restaurant is located in the plaza, adjacent to the First Union Bank building.


Four Square

2701 Chapel Hill Road, Durham,(919)401-9877
New American. Elegant. Restored Mansion. Private Rooms available.
Closed Sunday. Hours: 5:30 - 10:30pm
Directions: Take I-40 West towards Durham. Exit onto the Durham Freeway (Highway 147 North). Take Exit 13 (Chapel Hill Street), Turn Right. Follow until it dead-ends at Rt. 751 / Academy Street. Take a left at 751 South. At Third Stoplight (Pickett Road) turn left. Pickett will dead-end at Chapel Hill Road and restaurant will be directly in front of you.


Maggiano's Little Italy

8030 Renaissance Parkway, Suite 890, Durham, NC, (919) 572-0070
Italian, Casual Attire, Private Rooms & Banquet Facilities available.
Open Daily, Hours: 11:30am - 10:00pm.
Directions: Take I-40 West to Fayetteville Road. Exit Right. Turn Left onto Fayetteville Road, Cross over I-40. Turn Right at Light onto Renaissance Parkway. Take 2nd entrance on Right. Restaurant is on the Main Street section of The Streets at Southpoint Mall.


Magnolia Grill

1002 Ninth Street, Durham, NC, (919)286-3609
Seasonal American Cuisine, Business Casual Attire, Reservations Recommended, Closed Sunday and Monday, Hours: 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Directions: Take I-40 West to the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147). Take Highway 147 North to Durham and exit onto Swift Ave, (Exit 14). Make a right onto Swift and then a left at the first stoplight onto Main Street. Turn Right onto Ninth Street. Magnolia Grill will be on the right.


Nana's

2514 University Drive, Durham, NC, (919)493-8545
New American Regional Cuisine, Jacket Recommended,
Reservations Required, Private Room Available,
Closed Sunday, Hours: 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 West to the Durham Freeway (Highway 147 North). Take Durham Freeway to Exit 12-B (Mangum/Roxboro St.). Take a left at the second stop light (Mangum Street). In two blocks, Mangum Street will dead-end. Take a right on Lakewood Street. Nana's is located 1.5 miles on the right in the Rockwood Building. (Lakewood changes to University Drive)


The Fairview

Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC, (919)493-6699,
Traditional Fine Dining with Continental Flair,
Dress: Jacket Preferred, Collar Required, Private Room Available ,
Open Daily, Hours: 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 West to Durham Freeway (Highway 147 North). Take Route 15- 501 Bypass South towards Chapel Hill, Exit 16B. Follow 15-501 South about 1 mile to exit 107 (Hwy 751 / Cameron Blvd) and Duke University West Campus/Duke Hospital. Turn left onto Hwy 751 (Cameron Blvd) and follow to the 3rd traffic light. The hotel is on the Right.

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Restaurants - Near The Airport, RTP

Angus Barn

9401 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC, (919)787-3505,
American Cuisine/Angus Beef/Steaks, Business Casual, Private Rooms Available, Reservations Recommended
Open daily, Hours: 5:00 - 11:00 pm (5 - 10 on Sunday)
Directions: Take I-40 East to Exit 283 following signs for I-540 North. Once on I-540 North, Take Exit 4A, Highway 70 towards Raleigh. Go straight through the light at the bottom of the exit ramp. The restaurant is on the Right up on a Hill.


Capital City Chop House

151 Airgate Drive, Morrisville, NC (Close to the airport), 919/484-7721
Steaks, Chops & Seafood, Business Casual
2 Private Rooms Available. Can accommodate up to 35 people and up to 55 people. Deposit Required/24 hour cancellation policy on private rooms.
Closed Sunday, Hours: 4:30 - 10:00pm Mon-Thurs. 4:30-11:00pm Fri-Sat.
Directions: Take I-40 East towards Raleigh. Take Exit 284B, make a Right onto Airport Boulevard. Once across I-40, take the first Left onto Pleasant Grove Church Road (in front of Thrifty Car Rental). Airgate Drive is the first Left.

Rudino's Pizza And Grinders

Miami Blvd. and I/40, (919)474-8833
Beer and Wine, Casual Attire, Private Room Available
Closed Sundays. Open Daily until 9:00 pm
Directions: Off of Miami Blvd from I-40; at the corner of Central Park Lane and Central Park Blvd. Located behind Homewood Suites from Miami Blvd; or Holiday Inn from Page Road.

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Restaurants - Raleigh

Angus Barn

9401 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC, (919)787-3505,
American Cuisine/Angus Beef/Steaks, Business Casual, Private Rooms Available, Reservations Recommended
Open daily, Hours: 5:00 - 11:00 pm (5 - 10 on Sunday)
Directions: Take I-40 East to Exit 283 following signs for I-540 North. Once on I-540 North, Take Exit 4A, Highway 70 towards Raleigh. Go straight through the light at the bottom of the exit ramp. The restaurant is on the Right up on a Hill.


Bloomsbury Bistro

509 W. Whitaker Mill Road (Five Points), Raleigh, NC, (919)834-9011
Continental Cuisine, Casual Attire, Private Room Available, Reservations Recommended
Closed Sunday, Hours: 5:30 - 10:00pm
Directions: Take I-40 East to the Wade Avenue Exit (#289 - stay in two right lanes). Travel on Wade Avenue approximately 5 miles to the Glenwood Avenue Exit (small sign on the right - once you pass St Mary's Street). The exit will bear off to the right, then take a Left onto Glenwood Avenue. At the third stoplight, there will be a BP gas station on the right. Take a right in front of the BP station onto West Whitaker Mill Road. Take an immediate right into the Five Points Village Shopping Center, just across the street from the Hayes Barton Baptist Church. Bloomsbury Bistro is on the left side of the Center.


Casa Carbone Ristorante Italiano

6019-A Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC, (919)781-8750
Family Restaurant. Back room available for Private Parties
Hours: Tues-Sat: 5-10pm. Open at 4pm on Sundays, Closed Mondays
Directions: I-40 East to Exit 283, following signs for I-540 East (or North). Once on I-540, Take Exit 4A, Highway 70 towards Raleigh. Go about 5 miles turning Right at a Light onto Holly Ridge Road. Casa Carbone is in the center of the Oak Park Shopping Center - to your right down the hill.


Charlie Goodnight's Restaurant and Comedy Club - The Grill

861 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, NC, (919)828-5233
Seafood & Beef / Mexican, Casual Attire,
Comedy Club after dinner (9:00 pm) Closed Sunday
Directions: Take I-40 East to Wade Avenue Extension (Exit 289). From Wade Avenue turn right onto the Blue Ridge Road. At third light take a left onto Hillsborough Street. Go approximately 3 miles. Hillsborough will veer sharply to the right and becomes Morgan Street. Goodnight's is a brick building located 150 yards on the right.


Michael Dean's

6004 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC, (919)790-9992
Seafood Grill, Wood Oven & Patio Bar
Private Rooms Available - seating up to 50 people
Open Daily, Hours: 5:00 - 10:00pm. Open at 4pm on Sunday's
Directions: Take I-40 East. As you near Exit 289, stay in the 2 Right Lanes. Follow signs for I-440 North / US 1 North (Inner Loop) toward Wake Forest/Rocky Mount. Take Exit 10 - Wake Forest Road. At bottom of Exit Ramp, Turn Left onto Wake Forest Road. Wake Forest Road becomes Falls of Neuse Road.

Rey's

1130 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh, NC,(919)380-0122
Fine Dining with a French Quarter Flare. Business Casual Attire
Private Rooms Available - seating up to 100 people
Open Daily, Hours: 5:00 - 10:00pm. Open at 4pm on Sunday's.
Directions: Take I-40 East toward Raleigh. As you near Exit 289, stay in the 2 Left Lanes of I-40, following signs for Raleigh Downtown. Continue on I-40 East turning Right at Exit 293A onto US 1 South / US 64 West. Stay in the Far Right Lanes, following signs for Buck Jones Road Exit. At the Light, take a sharp Right turn (almost u-turn) onto BuckJones Road. Go 1/2 mile. Rey's is on the Left - across from South Hills Shopping Mall.


Second Empire

330 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC, (919) 829-3663
Contemporary American Cuisine, Business Casual Attire
Closed Sunday, Hours: 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 East to Wade Avenue, Exit # 289. Take Wade Avenue to Capital Boulevard and exit South to Downtown Raleigh. Take Capital Blvd to Hillsborough Street. (3 blocks prior to this intersection, Hillsborough becomes Dawson Street). Take a Right onto Hillsborough Street. Go 1 block. Second Empire will be on your Right.


Sullivan's Steakhouse

414 Glenwood Ave., Suite 103, Raleigh NC, (919)833-2888. To book Private Rooms, (919)828-7533.
Business Casual, Private Room Available - seats up to 100 people
Hours: 5:30 - 11:00 pm; Open at 5:00pm on Sunday's.
Directions: Take I-40 East toward Raleigh. Take the Wade Avenue exit #289 (you will see the Sports Arena on your right). Travel on Wade Avenue approximately 5 miles to the Glenwood Avenue Exit. Bear Right at that exit, turning Right onto Glenwood Avenue. Sullivan's is in an Office Building on the Left at the intersection of Glenwood Avenue & Tucker Street.


Tavola Rosa, ristorante italiano

5300 Homewood Banks Drive, Raleigh, NC, (919)532-7100.
Private Room available (for 25-40). Ceil Timpone, General Manager
Open Daily, Hours: 11:30am - 10pm. Till 11pm on Fri/Sat.
Directions: Take I-40 East to the Wade Avenue, Exit #289 (stay in two Right lanes). Take the Edwards Mill Road exit. At the bottom on the ramp, Turn Left onto Edwards Mill Road. Go 2.8 miles. Continue straight on Creedmoor Road. Go .4 miles, Turning Right onto Crabtree Valley Avenue. Go .4 miles Turning Right on Homewood Banks Drive. Restaurant is located behind Crabtree Valley Mall, next to the Homewood Suites Hotel.


42nd Street Oyster Bar

508 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC, (919)831-2811
Seafood/Oyster Bar. Business Casual Attire
Only 7 days. Hours 5:00 - 11pm. Live Entertainment Thursday through Saturday starting at 10pm.
Directions: Take I-40 East to Wade Avenue, Exit #289. Go approximately 5 miles on Wade Avenue to Glenwood Avenue Exit. Turn right onto Glenwood Avenue. Go through 3 stop lights. Turn left onto West Jones Street. The restaurant is 1 block on the left.


518 West

518 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC, (919)829-2518
Contemporary Mediterranean Italian Cuisine, Casual Attire
Open Daily, Hours: 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Directions: Take I-40 East to Wade Avenue, Exit #289. Go approximately 5 miles on Wade Avenue to Glenwood Avenue Exit. Turn right onto Glenwood Avenue. Go through 3 stop lights. Turn Left onto West Jones Street. The restaurant is on the corner of Jones and Glenwood.

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Hotels

Please ask for the contact person at the hotel and let them know you are attending an event at the Lenovo Customer Center. Make your reservations as soon as possible as hotels book quickly.

Below is a listing of our local favorite hotels.
Special Note to Lenovo Employees: As noted in the 2008 Lenovo U.S. Hotel Policy for Individual Business Travel, Lenovo employees are required to stay at properties in the Lenovo Hotel Directory

Budget Properties:

Staybridge Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport (1.6 miles from Lenovo HQ)
1012 Airport Blvd, Morrisville, NC 27560

Midprice:

Hotel Sierra Raleigh Durham Airport (.5 mi from Lenovo HQ/walking distance)
10962 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville, NC 27560

Marriott Residence Inn Raleigh-Durham Airport:
2020 Hospitality Ct., Morrisville, NC 27560 (2.2 mi from Lenovo Offices)

Holiday Inn:
930 Airport Blvd., Morrisville, NC 27560 (1.6 mi from Lenovo Offices)

Hotel Indigo RTP (2.8 mi from Lenovo)
151 Tatum Drive, Durham, NC 27703

Upscale Properties:

Sheraton Imperial Hotel:
4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703 (2.8 mi from Lenovo Offices)

Marriott RTP
4700 Guardian Drive, Durham, NC 27703 (3.4 mi from Lenovo Offices)

Umstead Hotel & Spa:
100 Woodland Pond, Cary, NC 27513 (6.5 mi from Lenovo Offices)

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Ground Transportation

Capital Style Corporate Transportation Solutions,
Raleigh, NC
919/460-1230, or 800/948-6170,
Fax: 919/460-119
Online Reservations: www.capitalimo.com

Carolina Livery Service, Durham/RTP, NC
Owner: Mike McMorrow 919/957-1111 or 888/544-5828 email: carvanbus@aol.com

Rite Choice Transportation / Rite Time Taxi
Raleigh / RTP / Cary area: 919-255-1155
http://ritechoicetransportation.com

Southern Coach Company,
Durham, NC
Contact: Receptionist, 919/688-1230 or 800/222-4793

White Horse Transportation, Inc.
Raleigh, NC
919/782-5893 or 888-624-6773

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