5925 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill.
Cuisine: American regional, seafood, sandwiches.
Prices: entrees $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: airy New England cottage; patio.
Service: quick and friendly (counter service).
Recommended: clam chowder, lobster bisque, lobster roll, fried clams.
Open: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Reservations: accepted for parties of 12 or more.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; beer and wine; smoke-free; 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.
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