July 25, 2003 

Phoenix Crossing Shopping Center, 826 Fayetteville St., Durham.


Cuisine: Caribbean.

Rating: **

Prices: $

Atmosphere: colorful,

Caribbean, brightly lit.

Service: can get overwhelmed.

Recommended: baiganee, aloo pies, curry goat, oxtail, escovitch fish.

Open: Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.

Reservations: recommended on weekends.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; beer only; smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; kid-friendly.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:

**** Among the Triangle's very best.

*** Rewarding experience.

** Generally acceptable.

* Hit-or-miss.

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