Restaurant News & Reviews

Porter's City Tavern

2412 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. 821-2133,

Cuisine: American.

Rating: ***

Prices: entrees $11 to $16.

Atmosphere: casual cosmopolitan.

Service: well-trained and accommodating.

Recommended: tavern chips, po' boys, fish tacos, fish special, steaks and chops.

Open: Brunch Sunday, lunch Monday-Friday, dinner nightly.

Reservations: accepted for parties of six or more.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar; kid-tolerant.

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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