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Nov 5, 2001 02:04 PM

Santa Clarita with my mother-in-law--Help!

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I am going to be in Santa Clarita, California next weekend with my mother-in-law. She is from New Hampshire, has never before been to California and will be in town for two days. I am driving down from Berkeley (where I live) to visit with her. If anyone has any suggestions about where to take her, please please respond. I don't want her first California food experience to be Deli Sandwiches from Safeway!

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  1. I recently moved here and have found several good places to eat. There are plenty of chain restaurants like Applebees, Claim Jumpers, TGI Fridays etc, I haven't listed those restaurants. If you want a list of those, I'd be happy to give them to you.

    Wild Thyme - 25910 The Old Road, Stevenson Ranch - Good assortment of soups, sandwiches, pastas, pizzas and entrees. They also have several types of crepes.

    Don Cuco's - 24130 W Lyons Ave, Newhall - mexican food

    Mimi's Cafe - 24201 Magic Mountain Parkway Valencia - assorted sandwiches, entrees pasta. The roasted chicken and pork roast here were very good

    Vines - in the Hyatt at 24500 Town Center Drive Valencia, more upscale

    Elbasha Greek Restaurant - greek food, not expensive, 25810 Hemingway Ave, Stevenson Ranch

    One place I would avoid is Salt Creek Grille at the Valencia town Center - upscale steak-house type place, very overpriced for mediocre food

    2 Replies
    1. re: LisaN

      Thank you so much!!! Is there one place in particular that stands out above the rest?

      1. re: Raphaelle

        I like Wild Thyme the best. Nice atmosphere, you can even sit outside if you want. The food is very good, service is great. That's where I would pick.