Restaurant News & Reviews


806 W. Main St., Durham; 682-0128.

Web site:

Cuisine: Seafood.

Rating: 1 1/2 stars

Prices: $$

Atmosphere: coastal seafood shack.

Service: laid-back (sometimes too laid-back).

Recommended: oyster stew, steamed combo platter, fried flounder (with reservations).

Open: Lunch Tuesday-Sunday, dinner nightly.

Reservations: not accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar; kid-friendly.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:

4 stars: Extraordinary.

3 stars: Excellent.

2 stars: Good.

1 star: Fair.

Zero stars: Poor

For descriptions and reviews of more restaurants, use the searchable database at