Restaurant News & Reviews


3817 Beryl Road, Raleigh (828-1628) and 10235 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville (466-8100).

Cuisine: Middle Eastern.

Rating: ***

Prices: entrees average less than $10.

Atmosphere: cheerfully casual (both locations).

Service: family-run friendly.

Recommended: hot items can be uneven; otherwise, everything.

Open: lunch and dinner daily.

Reservations: not accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; no alcohol; smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; kid-friendly.

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

**** Extraordinary.

*** Excellent.

** Good.

* Fair.

Zero stars: Poor