Piccola Italia

November 18, 2005 

423 Woodburn Road., in Cameron Village, Raleigh;

833-6888.

Cuisine: Italian.

Rating: 3 stars

Prices: $$

Atmosphere: warmly inviting, casual contemporary Italian.

Service: attentive, efficient.

Recommended: bruschetta, fried calamari, lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, pizzas, calzones, stromboli.

Open: Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.

Reservations: not accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; beer and wine (emphasis on Italian wines); smoke-free; kid-friendly; patio.

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

4 stars: Extraordinary.

3 stars: Excellent.

2 stars: Good.

1 star: Fair.

Zero stars: Poor

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