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gravity Feb 13, 2007 10:13 AM

Any suggestions? Not Kokkari or anyplace huge. Thanks

  1. Carrie 218 Feb 15, 2007 08:06 AM

    Aziza is the most romantic, I think... And the food is great!

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    1. re: Carrie 218
      Robert Lauriston Feb 15, 2007 11:38 AM

      Aziza's romantic and makes the best Moroccan food around.

      I figured from the original post that gravity was looking for Greek / Middle Eastern.

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      gaianeh Feb 14, 2007 04:48 PM

      I've heard paul k is nice.

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      1. re: gaianeh
        Robert Lauriston Feb 14, 2007 05:21 PM

        It is nice. More romantic than Mezes.

        http://www.paulkrestaurant.com/menu.htm

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        Mr_J Feb 14, 2007 04:20 PM

        Frascati is great and a great date restaurant.

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          meggie t Feb 14, 2007 04:03 PM

          I agree that Meze's isn't that romantic, but, as you stated, better than most in SF besides Kokkari.

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            meggie t Feb 13, 2007 11:09 AM

            I love Meze's on Chestnut. There is also Cafe Troya on Clement, which might not be as romantic (it is a little bigger) but the food is great.

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              Sebby Feb 13, 2007 01:22 PM

              Yeah, Tryoa is fantastic Turkish food...but not too high on romance.

              1. re: meggie t
                Robert Lauriston Feb 14, 2007 10:21 AM

                I wouldn't think of Mezes as romantic, but the atmosphere's nicer than any other Middle-Eastern place I can think of other than Kokkari.

                Estia on Grant is somewhat similar.

                Maykadeh (Persian) in North Beach is nicer than either.

                Anybody been to Newroz recently?

                1. re: meggie t
                  chaddict Feb 15, 2007 02:59 PM

                  I actually found Troya to be romantic: nice lighting, candlelight, exotic food. Plus they have live tango music on Tuesdays, 7-9.

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                  chuckl Feb 13, 2007 10:26 AM

                  Aziza is one of my favorites
                  http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/listings/re...

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