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May 4, 2007 10:44 AM

Dinner before the Ballet

Hello Hounds,

We decided last minute to go to the ballet tomorrow night (War Memorial Opera House) and are looking for dinner suggestions in the area. We are open to any kind of food. We are shooting for $20/entree.

Any ideas?


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  1. Citizen Cake, Absinthe, Jardineire

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    1. re: enahmanson

      Last time I was at Citizen Cake a couple of years ago all the entrees were well over $20, and I think Jardineire is at least as expensive.

      There are other nice restaurants closer to the price range you mentioned -- I'll throw out Bistro Clovis because it doesn't get mentioned as often as some of the others.

      1. You might need to look for a place that doesn't take reservations; I think most restaurants are pretty booked in the pre-theatre/show hours.

        1. Sauce would fit the bill

          1. I would definitely recommend Indigo. Jardiniere is over the price range you mentioned, and I have never been all that impressed with Citizen Cake (though I really wanted to like it).