Cary >Food & Dining > Mythos Mediterranean Bistro
6490 Tryon Road, Cary, NC | Directions 2751135.744158 -78.762370
Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-11pm
No customer service – We have been going to mythos since it opened and recommended it to several friends.
However we will not be going back again.
We were given our check and we paid with a card. When we got the check back to sign I noticed we were greatly overcharged. The waiter gave a new check with the right amount and we left.
I noticed the both checks came of my bank account and I promptly called Mythos. I was not complaining just simply wanting to sort the problem out.
The ?Manager/Owner was as rude as a person could be. Abrupt, uninterested, unhelpful and absolutely no apology for the mistake, he just could not have cared less.
I told him I was surprised that his tone was abrupt and once again he could not have cared less.
Be assured if for any reason you have a problem with this restaurant?You will get no customer service, in fact they will be made you feel you are in the wrong?even if you are overcharged by over $35??..
Mythos, you have lost a loyal customer and it is sad to see you do not care less.
Great food, great service – We went for a Saturday lunch and were not disappointed. Waiter, Robert, was very personable and informative regarding menu selections. Food was delivered fresh and hot, good portions and prices. Put the chain Baba Ghanoush to shame for quality and variety of options. We will be back for sure!
OH MY GOD, IT'S JUST THAT GREAT!!!! – This is an upscale and yet cozy little place. Althought it is based on Greek food it really has something for everyone. I have never seen presentation quite like this, and the food is phenomenal. Apparently even the pastry deserts are hand made by the wonderful Chef Pete. I tell you it is like no other. We had the best calimari in town, and my husband got a steak, you think oh a steak how can they make a steak any different? Oh my, it was so very good. It is truley family owned, by 3 brothers, they make it a warm and enviting place to be, good luck to them because in my oppinon they have made it to the big time. So if you are looking for a nice place to eat or even fine dining, look no further than Mythos. Its is so worth the drive.
yummy – I've been waiting for this! Recommended by a friend, I had lunch here and it was wonderful. Attentive, friendly service, quaint setting and the food! I ordered the shrimp and polenta. It was wonderful. A bit on the spicey side (which made it wonderful) and beautifully prepared/served. The shrimp was cooked well (not rubbery) and the cream sauce complimented the polenta. In fact, everyone at the table had a delicious dish. We tried the Ya-Ya tart for dessert...a delight. We weren't rushed either. I can't wait to go back.
Best fried calamari in the area – If it's a Meditteranean or Middle Eastern restaurant we will try it. So, we did! And, we returned four times since and will go again. Frankly, I'm taken aback that some folks had a poor dining experience at Mythos. We've eaten both lunch and dinner on both weekdays and weekends. Each and every time, the selections were varied and excellent, the food was prepared superbly, and the overall experience simply wonderful. I agree with those who compliment the staff, the decor, and the quality of food. As I told a couple of the family owners, it seems that each time I return to Mythos, I expect it never to be as good as my prior visits, but in fact, it just gets better and better. For example, while dining there the week of July 4th, I ordered the calamari appetizer. I've had it there once before, but on this night it was simply incredible. The best I've had outside of Manhattan and Europe. Try it, you'll like it!
Just Okay – We ate at Mythos a few weeks back. I ordered the grilled salmon dish, which was tender and, thankfully, not overcooked. The accompanying vegetable was identified on the menu as endive, and I expected a braised Belgian-type dish, but was served a green leafy vegetable similar to collards which was so tough I was unable to cut it into bite-sized pieces. The salmon and rice pilaf were fine, if not exceptional. My companion ordered a pork chop with mashed potatoes. The potatoes were rustic and quite tasty and the pork was cooked to order.
The server was attentive and helpful with the wine selection. Offering only one slice of bread per person seemed stingy for an upscale restaurant, however.
Overall, the meal was acceptable, but we won't rush to return any time soon.
EXCELLENT – I have eaten and prepared greek food for over 40 years.I have been to restaurants in Greece[Athens,Crete,Santorini etc.]Raleigh,Cary.Mythos is by far the most authentic restaurant outside the mediterranean sea i have ever experienced.The specials are seasonal and well executed.The regular menu offers value for every taste,meat eaters,seafood,vegetarians,large eaters,nibblers.The wine list is extensive and an excellent match for the cuisine.If you are unsure of what to order,ask the frendly staff.They will guide you through the munu and even recommend the wine to match your meal.THIS RESTAURANT IS OUR FAVORATE WE GO THERE ALL THE TIME.WE RECOMMEND IT TO EVERY ONE!
Very nice atmosphere and food- recommended! – Very polite and courteous staff. The family obviously takes great pride in the quality of food. They even harvest olives from their own trees for the extra virgin oil they use. Nice atmosphere for a special occasion. My sesame tuna (ordered medium-rare) came back rare, but it was probably better that way; excellent use of different tastes to compliment the buttery tuna. My wife's salmon-stuffed chicken was very nice too, but as with most non-asian restaurants, the rice texture and taste was not good. Our calamari appetizer was cooked to perfection, but it could have done with a little less salt. These minor distractions were just, lets say, minor, and were mostly preferences of mine. Overall I'd highly recommend this to anyone.
Very Disappointing ~ But does have Potential – We had a very different experience from the last few reviews I have read. The restaurant decor was charming & very comfortable. Our server was fantastic - but the food was not. We found it to be bland and overpriced. For a family of 4 including 2 glasses of wine, our check was $115 - and w/ tip, over $130. This did not include coffee or dessert. I won't be back but will be interested in reading future reviews from other folks other than, perhaps, their very own employees.
Best Lamb – I grew up eating lots of kinds of lamb and I must admit that Mythos has the best lamb leg I had. If you are a fan of authentic Greek food, consider ordering it. It is so tender that it melts in your mouth. Manager/Owner Ike is knowledgeable in Greek cuisine. Feel free to ask him anything on the menu.
The waiter will bring you a tray of desserts, instead of leaving you a copy of menu. You pick one and they'll bring a fresh serving to you immediately.
Very nice atmosphere. Beautiful view. Elegant decor. I can't believe it only has 9.0 rating.
Entree recommended: lamb leg, Yuvetsi.
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