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best place for a three martini lunch in SFV

I am taking a client out for lunch tomorrow...she loves to drink and she loves to talk...happily, I love to drink and love to listen.
Any suggestions of a great place near Studio City to have great cocktails, a superb lunch, and not get hasselled by the wait staff to pack it up after an hour?
Hollywood and West Hollywood ok too.
THANK YOU!

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  1. What about someplace like the Fourseasons or the BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL.

    1. When I think of martinis + lunch, I think of Musso & Franks. Foodwise, you should be fine if you stick with the grilled meats or the sand dabs.
      For better food closer to Studio City, you could try Max's, but it's very loud & not condusive to long, intimate conversations.

      1. In the SFV, although I hate to say it..try Kate mantilini.

        Also try L'Affair in Panorama City.

        Cafe Cordiale might work.

        1. Agree with Musso and Franks, tomorrow is chicken pot pie day.

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