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Jul 18, 2006 10:00 PM

1789 - Okay for two 26-year-olds???

Husband and I had pretty much agree on 1789 for our two-year anniversary. Been reading reviews and posts, and now we're wondering if we will feel out-of-place as a young couple (mid-twenties). What do you think? Is there somewhere else you'd recommend for us? I posted below about our anniversary, and have been checking out what everyone recommended there too.

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  1. We had our anniversary dinner there two years ago when we were 28 and 29. Our dinner was really lovely. I don't remember seeing a lot of young people there, but I'm sure there were some. we didn't feel out of place at all.

    1. In my late twenties, my wife took me there for my birthday several years in a row. I never felt uncomfortable, but unquestionably we were among the only young people in the restaurant.

      I would recommend 2941 as an alternative "special occassion" restaurant. It has a younger feel and, in my opinion, it's better.

      1. 1789 is fine. It certainly draws an older crowd, and it's very dressy, but what better occasion to dress up? The staff there is not fussy, so you will feel right at home. The food there is fantastic - Beauchamp has certainly done a good job taking over for Ris Lacoste.

        Make sure you request a table on the lower level when you make the reservation - much cozier and romantic for an anniversary.

        1. Your fine. I've been going there with my wife one or twice a year and i'm 26 and shes 25. Just dress nicely - like a Jacket and you'll be fine. I always find the crowd to be a good mix of young and old. The service has always been good - I used to always have problems at Citronelle with the service, I think because of my age, but never at 1789.

          1. Many years ago, my husband and I had a wonderful, romantic dinner at 1789. We were in our twenties at the time and were treated very well. The evening has stayed in my mind as a very special experience.