The Streets at Southpoint, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Durham.
Cuisine: American, Southwestern.
Rating: ** 1/2
Prices: entrees $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: Colorado ski lodge (can get noisy).
Service: eager to please.
Recommended: lobster spinach queso, elk medallions, buffalo meatloaf, pumpkin cheesecake.
Open: lunch and dinner daily.
Reservations: not accepted.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club; full bar; 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.
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