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lees26 Aug 28, 2007 01:11 PM

I am thinking of taking my wife to Caffe On the Green for our wedding anniversary. Does anyone have any reviews of the restaurant? Thanks.

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  1. johnk RE: lees26 Aug 29, 2007 09:10 AM

    Definitely a nice celebration place. While the food is a small step below a Conti's or Piccola Venezia, it is very reliable northern Italian fare.
    We like to sit in the small room to the right of the bar area as they have a piano player there later in the evening.
    Joe Franco, the owner, knows how to take care of his customers.
    Give it a shot.
    Regards,
    JK

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      PeteDelfino RE: lees26 Aug 30, 2007 08:13 AM

      The Caffe is housed in what was once Rudolf Valentinos home. He was a silent movie star of exaggerated romantic conquests. :)...Ive been their several times, they make great drinks and the food is above average. A little expensive but worth it, service is always great. I agree with JK...sit in the Piano/Fireplace room.

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        ajs42548 RE: lees26 Aug 30, 2007 08:46 AM

        My wife and I live on the upper east side of Manhattan. We dine out often and know a good restuarant when we visit one (my wife is a Cordon Bleu trained chef). Still we go to Caffe on the Green for our special ocassions, including our anniversary which we share with another couple. We often invite and pay for our guests for other ocassions. The food is consistantly excellent, the service likewise and the bill will not break you. A similar experience in Manhattan would cost you about 75% more.

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          lees26 RE: ajs42548 Aug 30, 2007 01:40 PM

          Thank you all for your advice.

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