Restaurant News & Reviews

Cape Fear Crab House

520 St. Mary's St., Raleigh.


Cuisine: seafood.

Rating: **

Prices: entrees $11 to $16.

Atmosphere: crab shack casual.

Service: friendly.

Recommended: crab balls, oysters in Down East red sauce, pan-seared scallops, fried okra.

Open: Lunch Monday- Saturday, dinner nightly.

Reservations: accepted for large parties.

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 four categories:

**** Among the Triangle's very best.

*** Rewarding experience.

** Generally acceptable.

* Hit-or-miss.

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