4201 N. Roxboro Road, Durham
Cuisine: New American.
Prices: entrees average $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: open and dramatic, with balconies.
Service: young, eager and learning fast.
Recommended: shrimp hushpuppies, Granny Smith apple salad, shrimp and grits
Open: lunch Sunday-Friday, dinner nightly.
Reservations: accepted for parties of 8 or more.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar; kid-tolerant; live jazz on Saturday nights.
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