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lively double date help?

bastet212 Mar 18, 2008 06:14 AM

A friend of my bf wants to go on a double date on thursday. He suggested Xunta since tapas are always fun and they have live flamenco on thursday evenings. Thing is, weve been to Xunta. Repeatedly. He tends to go back to a place time and time again and frankly, i wanna try something different!

Im looking for a place that will be fun for a double date, with creative fun food /atmosphere and a medium price point ( maybe 30$ pp before drinks? flexible here). Neighborhood doesnt matter and of course wed need to be able to get a res. for 4 in two days- i was thinking casa mono, but thats never gonna happen....maybe Euzkadi? Barrio Chino? Public? doesnt have to be tapas....any suggestions?

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  1. Miss Needle RE: bastet212 Mar 18, 2008 12:40 PM

    You should try calling Casa Mono. We once got same-day prime-time 7P reservations.

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    1. re: Miss Needle
      roze RE: Miss Needle Mar 18, 2008 01:51 PM

      Casa Mono is a great idea or maybe Alta for the whole Tapas thing-

      1. re: roze
        bastet212 RE: roze Mar 18, 2008 01:58 PM

        I did call casa mono and alas, no go. Alta would PERfect but we were just there a couple weeks ago.

        Plus, now its lookin like a triple date...sigh i dunno. ill find somewhere...

        1. re: bastet212
          fein RE: bastet212 Mar 18, 2008 02:33 PM

          pipa is a fun spot and it is tapas. what about la esquina?

          1. re: fein
            fishermb RE: fein Mar 18, 2008 02:58 PM

            edit: just read you already tried Alta

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