Experience Bocci Italian Restaurant

There really isn’t anything much better than finding a local restaurant with a great ambiance, nice people, tasty food and incredible specials.  In Cary, Bocci Italian Restaurant is a place that we try to stop in at least once a week.

The dining room is charming and an excellent destination for dinner with the family.  But the friendly bar is where we like to experience Bocci.  They offer a tremendous happy hour with $5 appetizers served from 4-7pm Mon-Thur.

Our favorite $5 appetizer is the Mussels Bianca, piled high in a large bowl with a very lovely garlic, butter and white wine sauce.  After appetizers it is hard to resist one of their thin crust Brick Oven Pizzas where you can build your own from a simple but great Italian sausage to a gourmet version from a list of 27 toppings, including prosciutto, minced garlic and artichokes.

Somehow we can’t end the evening without sharing a piece of New York style cheesecake.  Other than the one coming out of my friend Diane’s kitchen, this is the best cheesecake I have had south of Manhattan!  So stop in and say hello to Eric or Steven at the bar and give Bocci a try!

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