Most of us who live in Cary and Morrisville have been watching with both anticipation and curiosity as the shops and restaurants began to open in the new Park West Village Shopping Center last year. Located at Highway 55, Chapel Hill Road, and Cary Parkway, occupancy of this diverse group of shops and restaurants is nearly complete and their official grand opening celebration is scheduled for June 02, from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
Is a new shopping center in the Triangle unique? Not particularly. But for those who live on the Cary/Morrisville border, this blend of shops and restaurants is not only a welcome addition to the community, but one that is long overdue. From Omaha Steaks to Massage Envy, and from T.J. Maxx to Game Stop and Super Target, there is a store for every casual shopper, along with a variety of food choices as well. Asian fare, hot wings and frozen yogurt, just to name a few, make this a family friendly place to shop and dine at your leisure. What makes Park West Village different than the others is an honest to goodness, chic, upscale restaurant, with contemporary Italian food and a full bar; a new dining destination amidst the run of the mill. That restaurant is Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar.
Opening it’s doors at the beginning of May to mixed reviews, after a month of service, we find nothing but good things to say. The interior is warm and casually refined, and their outdoor dining space is attractive and covered. The varieties of dishes on offer are creative, fresh and well priced. We recommend the Crabcake Travinia as a light and delicious lunch choice, and their Seafood Pescatora is a fresh and flavorful dinner to enjoy. Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar has gluten free options, and a fabulous B&B Chocolate Ganache Cake for a sweet and delectable finish. There is a large wine selection from which to choose, and all bottled wines are 25% off every Tuesday. Be sure to use the link above to peruse their lunch and dinner menus, along with specials and events.
Wednesday is 1/2 price martini day, with live jazz in the bar from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar, whose street address is 1301 Market Center Drive in Morrisville, offers complimentary valet service on Friday and Saturday nights and is open seven days weekly; Monday through Thursday, from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm, Friday, from 11:00 am until 11:00 pm, Saturday, from 11:00 am until 2:00 am and Sunday, from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm.
So come, shop and enjoy a casual lunch, a romantic date night in a quiet corner or smooth jazz and great conversation over a first rate martini. Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar has another location in Asheville, as well as several in South Carolina, and we’re all very pleased to have them here as well.