4810 Hope Valley Road Durham.
Cuisine: New American.
Rating: ** 1/2.
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Prices: entrees $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: flashback to the 1960s.
Service: Still in the learning curve.
Recommended: mini burgers, barbecued shrimp BLT, potato crisps, portobello pasta, rack of lamb.
Open: lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday (open daily at 7a.m. for coffee).
Reservations: accepted for parties of 6 or more (reservations not accepted for the patio).
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; full bar; kid-friendly.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:
Zero stars: Poor.