6325 Falls of the Neuse Road, in Sutton Square, Raleigh; 850-9080.
Web site: www.tascabrava.com.
Cuisine: tapas, Spanish, Latin American.
Rating: 3 stars
Atmosphere: Romantic, with a Spanish accent.
Service: earnest and efficient.
Recommended: braised artichoke hearts, empanadas de pipian, scrambled eggs with porcini and Serrano ham, soups, paella, crema Catalana.
Open: Lunch Tuesday-Friday, dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
Other: Visa, MasterCard; full bar; smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; accommodates children; flamenco dancers the second Saturday of each month.
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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