810 W. Peabody St., Durham
Web site: www.pops-durham.com
Cuisine: contemporary Mediterranean
Rating: 3 stars
Atmosphere: bustling urban bistro
Service: efficient and enthusiastic
Recommended: fried calamari, mussels, risotto, grilled rib-eye, fried okra, creme brulee
Open: Dinner nightly.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar; kid-tolerant; patio.
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Zero stars: Poor
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