Ann Arbor Birthday Spot Recs?
It's a celebration. For a special night out for a birthday, which spot in Ann Arbor would be best? Moderately pricey is alright and seafood is out (no Gandy Dancer, Real Seafood Co., etc.). Some of my finalists: Cafe Zola, Eve, Mediterrano, Melange.
I'm putting a premium on atmosphere and wine list. I have only gotten cryptic recs concernind Mediterrano and Melange, if anyone has heard anything. Should I be considering a place not mentioned? I look to the ChowHound community to guide me in my romantic ventures.
I am a HUGE fan of Eve and Bella Ciao. I would not bother going to Mediterrano, it's ok but not worth a nice night out. I love Zola as well but the service is pretty crappy and be quite frustrating especially for a romantic dinner.
Hope you have a great night.
I went to Pacific Rim for my birthday last year and it was delicious and had great service; however, it might have too much seafood because of the Asian-fusion thing.
I would say #1 The Earle, it has the best wine list in the whole state last I checked. And great atmosphere as well.
If those are your two primary criteria that's where I'd go.