8311-137 Creedmoor Road, in Brennan Station, Raleigh; 844-4426.
Web site: www.olivertwistlounge.com.
Cuisine: tapas, Mediterranean.
Rating: 2 stars
Atmosphere: sultry mix of black leather and red gauze.
Service: knowledgeable and efficient.
Recommended: fried calamari, curry chicken, jujeh kebab.
Open: Dinner nightly.
Reservations: accepted for parties of 8 or more.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; full bar; get a sitter.
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Zero stars: Poor
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