Restaurant News & Reviews

Zely & Ritz

301 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh;


Cuisine: tapas.

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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