2014 Fairview Road, Raleigh.
Prices: Entrees $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: casual cross between corner market and Deco cafe.
Service: eager, still learning.
Recommended: pan-seared sea scallops, oyster pan roast, shrimp and grits, fish specials.
Open: Brunch Saturday-Sunday, lunch weekdays, dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: accepted (for brunch and lunch, for parties of five or more only).
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar; smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; kid-friendly.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:
**** Among the Triangle's very best.
*** Rewarding experience.
** Generally acceptable.
See Greg Cox's weekly
e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.