301 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh;
Rating: 3 stars
Prices: Tapas plates range from $4.95 to $12.95.
Atmosphere: vibrant and contemporary.
Service: pleasant but inattentive.
Recommended: follow your mood; it's hard to miss.
Open: lunch Monday-Friday, dinner Tuesday-Saturday.
Reservations: recommended on weekends.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar (excellent wine list); smoke-free; kid-tolerant.
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
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