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Anniversary Dinner in Irvine or Surrounding Area??

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annabananaoc Jul 1, 2008 10:05 AM

My husband and I are celebrating our 6th anniversary this Thursay. Need a restaurant recommendation close to Irvine or near the 5 freeway. We love sushi and seafood in general. Would prefer a more romantic restaurant but will sacrifice romance for awesome food. Was thinking about Bluefin but it's a little far for us but is it worth the trek (we have a little baby at home and can't be gone too long)? TIA!

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    brentbacher RE: annabananaoc Jul 1, 2008 10:31 AM

    Below are some of my favorites:

    Italian--Antonello or Villa Nova
    Seafood--Fish Company in Los Alamitos or Walt's Wharf in Seal Beach
    Steak--Flemings or Mastros or Mortons
    Persian--Caspian or Darya

    Fine Dining--The Hobbit or Five Crowns. Some of the restaurants listed above could fit the category of fine dining.

    Enjoy.
    Brent

    PS--Try Fukada [near the Spectrum] for lunch, its amazing and always full, they are closed on Monday.

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      Wonginator RE: annabananaoc Jul 1, 2008 10:40 AM

      If Tustin isn't too far, I'd recommend the Black Sheep Bistro.

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      Black Sheep Bistro
      303 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780

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        lawdog262 RE: Wonginator Jul 1, 2008 04:02 PM

        Marche Moderne in South Coast Plaza is typically excellent. The patio outside is very nice.

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