456 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.
Rating: ** 1/2
Prices: entrees $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: exotically chic and warmly inviting.
Service: knowledgeable; pacing could be better.
Recommended: mezze platter, Turkish pizzas, kofte kebab.
Open: dinner Monday-Saturday.
Reservations: accepted for parties of 6 or more.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar; smoke-free (smoking permitted after the kitchen closes at 11 p.m.); vegetarian-friendly; kid-tolerant.
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