Creedmoor Crossings Shopping Center, 5625 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh.
Cuisine: steaks, seafood.
Prices: entrees $17 to $25.
Atmosphere: quiet, romantic elegance.
Service: welcoming and unobtrusive.
Recommended: filet mignon, prime rib, lobster tail, sea bass in parchment.
Open: dinner nightly.
Reservations: recommended on weekends.
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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