2502 1/2 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.
Cuisine: Caribbean, Southern.
Prices: entrees average less than $10.
Atmosphere: island paradise posters and reggae.
Service: cheerfully casual.
Recommended: curried goat, oxtails, Ital stew.
Open: Lunch and dinner, Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: accepted for large parties.
Other: Visa, MasterCard; beer & wine (limited selection); smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; 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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e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.