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casper28 Feb 19, 2008 04:53 AM

I am looking for a nice place to take my husband for his birthday. I am looking for something romantic but not too pricey. We usually go to Ixia, La Tavola, or Petit Louis for special occasions, but I would like to try something new. Any suggestions would be appreciated!

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  1. Meg RE: casper28 Feb 19, 2008 05:00 AM

    At the recommendation of B'more Hounds we celebrated my bday at Henninger's a couple month's back. It fit the exact bill that you're describing. Ask for a table in the room behind the bar. It's an intimate romantic setting with delectable food that's not ridicuoulsy priced. And be sure to have a drink at the bar beforehand and chat with the owner and bartender (forget his name but he's a hoot).

    1. bawlmeroryuls RE: casper28 Feb 19, 2008 06:59 AM

      Pazo is a pretty good date place. I haven't been for awhile and heard the menu changed a bit. Also: Brewer's Art, Bicycle, Birches, Salt, Cinghiale, Three... and Pazza Luna.

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        Hal Laurent RE: bawlmeroryuls Feb 19, 2008 08:58 AM

        Cinghiale is way too noisy to be considered romantic, at least in my opinion.

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          poached RE: Hal Laurent Feb 19, 2008 05:10 PM

          Cinghale is way to inconsistent to be a good romantic meal- We just did a birthday meal there and it was well inconsistent.
          I love Martik's for a good funky B-day if he is still in the biz.
          Also rec. The Camleon Cafe on Harford rd.

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        enginerd RE: casper28 Feb 19, 2008 08:37 AM

        I've been to both Henningers and Birches and would agree they would be great places.

        Pazo is a good date place, but if you want to be able to talk to your date, make sure you request a table upstairs, it can get quite noisey downstairs.

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          casper28 RE: enginerd Feb 19, 2008 09:46 AM

          I decided to go with Bicycle. It might not be romantic, but the menu looks amazing! Been to Pazo and prefer going there with a group of friends and Birches is like my second kitchen.

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          jes RE: casper28 Feb 19, 2008 01:00 PM

          Corks in Federal Hill.

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