3307 N.C. 54 West, Chapel Hill.
Prices: entrees average less than $10.
Atmosphere: casual with minimal decor.
Service: friendly and efficient.
Recommended: mojarra frita, pollo con mole, caldo siete mares.
Open: lunch and dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
Reservations: not accepted.
Other: Visa, MasterCard; beer and wine; 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:
Zero stars: Poor
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