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Intimate Dinner in the Valley

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Cuisineee Apr 9, 2007 12:47 PM

I need help...
My guy and I want to have a 'romantic' dinner this Friday, some where in the Studio City/Sherman Oaks area. I was thinking about Rive Gauche in Sherman Oaks, I've never dinned there but it looks very cute, cozy and intimate... I was curious if anyone has dinned there... what you thought of it... As well, as get other suggestions for dinner. Thanks

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    rascalplanner RE: Cuisineee Apr 9, 2007 01:25 PM

    I think Bistro Garden is a nice place for a romantic dinner was well as Cafe Bizou.

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      pizzafreak RE: rascalplanner Apr 9, 2007 05:53 PM

      Definitely Bistro Garden. Nothing in the Valley compares to it. Bright, airy, good food, not noise deafening. Cafe Bizou is not even close as a choice.

    2. CarlieInLA RE: Cuisineee Apr 9, 2007 01:52 PM

      For romantic I recommend Il Tiramisu, its very dark and cozy, request a booth were you can sit side by side. Also $5 corkage so bring your own wine. Its on Ventura, near Woodman. My husband always go there for a romantic meal. Another rec is Cafe Bizou, but you must sit in the patio, its away from all the crowds and very romantic, and $2 corkage!

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        Emme RE: CarlieInLA Apr 9, 2007 10:42 PM

        Second both of these. Also, maybe Max.

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        rickym13 RE: Cuisineee Apr 9, 2007 02:03 PM

        little bit of drive but well worth it is "saddle peak lodge"

        1. maybelle RE: Cuisineee Apr 10, 2007 12:48 PM

          How about Le Petit Bistro (next to The Great Greek, on Ventura near Woodman)? I was just there last night and was pleasantly surprised. I liked my Mussels and Frites and my friend devoured the Lamb Shank. Bill was also very reasonable!

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            rswenson RE: Cuisineee Apr 13, 2007 02:37 PM

            Ecletic Cafe near the NoHo metro is really nice. The warm steak salad is seriously killer.

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