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Buku

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110 E Davie St Raleigh NC 27601
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(919) 834-6963
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Chef William D'Auvray unveils his newest concept, bu•ku: a globally-inspired approach to local dining, that is exotic as it is simple in its introduction of tastes and ingredients. The name bu•ku itself is derived from a French-Asian twist (with a hint of Southern twang) on the internationally acknowledged phrase, Merci beaucoup, meaning Thank you, very much. The concept, however, is...

Open the door to Fins Restaurant in downtown Raleigh and WOW! The expansive bar has plenty of table seating for the early and late bar menu patrons. The open dining room, divided somewhat, has an intimate feeling and is surrounded by inviting booths. The 'robatayaki style' bar is an ideal vantage point for viewing the chefs as they work. Chef William D'Auvray has done it again and does not...

Located at the corner of Wilmington and Davie Streets in the heart of downtown Raleigh, bu "ku is a local restaurant that tells a global story. The name "bu "ku" itself is an international slang twist on the phrase, "Merci, beaucoup" meaning, "Thank you very much." Inspired by the pushcarts of street vendors across the globe, our chefs harvest an array of unique and distinct flavors and present...

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In downtown Raleigh, this sophisticated venue for fish and seafood features globally inspired appetizers and main dishes. An attractive crowd sits at the "robatayaki" bar to watch the skilled chefs at their work. The open dining room has dividers and inviting booths for greater intimacy. Examples of the chefs' prowess include Alaskan king crab cake with a light avocado crust or a pan-seared...

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Great food, as always!

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Service was prompt and both waitstaff and hostess were polite and attentive! Great for a special occasion with my fiancée!!

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Good food and ambiance.

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We decided to have our valentine's day dinner here. The place was busier than usual. Our waiter forgot to put in our appetizer order and directly brought us the entree! The wait time for our dessert too was longer than usual. Food quality was great! No complains there!

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It is a place for those who enjoy elaborate dishes, well seasoned. There are no plain options.

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Fins Restaurant is located at 110 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC. This business specializes in Family Style Restaurants.

Our menu brings together complex and flavorful dishes and that have been honed over generations. Foods like Polish pierogis, Colombian arepas, and Thai barbecue snapper served in a banana leaf with green papaya salad can be found on the street corners of Warsaw, Bogota, and Bangkok. Their predecessors, prepared in kitchens and over outdoor cook-fires for hundreds of years, are popular favorites...

Serving street food from around the world gives this place an international feel. The delights on offer here include Polish pierogis, Colombian arepas, Thai papaya salad, Lebanese fattoush, baba ghanouj, Filipino lumpia and empanadas.

Located at the corner of Wilmington and Davie Streets in the heart of downtown Raleigh, bu•ku is a local restaurant that tells a global story. The name "bu•ku" itself is an international slang twist on the phrase, "Merci, beaucoup" meaning, "Thank you very much." Inspired by the pushcarts of street vendors across the globe, our chefs harvest an array of unique and distinct flavors and present...

Inspired by food from the pushcarts of vendors in cities across the globe, bu•ku serves an array of street foods from around the world. The common link: these are foods that people love. Working within different regional traditions, our menu brings together complex and flavorful dishes and that have been honed over generations. Foods like Polish pierogis, Columbian arepas, and Thai papaya salad...

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