306 E. Hargett St., Raleigh.
Prices: entrees $17 to $25.
Atmosphere: cozy lace-curtained rooms in a converted turn-of-the-century bungalow.
Recommended: baked oysters, sauteed chicken livers, seafood stew, rack of lamb.
Open: dinner Tuesday-Saturday.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club; full bar; get a sitter.
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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