Restaurant News & Reviews

Nana's Chophouse

328 W. Davie St., Raleigh.

829-1212.

Cuisine: Mediterranean, steakhouse.

Rating: *** 1/2

Prices: Entrees average from $17 to $25.

Atmosphere: urban chic.

Service: polished but not stuffy.

Recommended: fried artichokes, grilled Caesar, risotto, duck liver pate, pan-seared halibut, veal chop, rack of lamb, creme brulee, white chocolate cashew tart.

Open: dinner Monday-Saturday.

Reservations: recommended.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; full bar (excellent wine list); get a sitter; live jazz on weekends.

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.

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