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Feaster18 Jul 9, 2008 09:23 PM

My parents are helping me move to Fairfield and I want to take them out to dinner, but I am low on funds... any suggestions for a reasonable place for dinner?

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    Ima Foodie Jul 10, 2008 06:17 AM

    there are several options for reasonably priced meals-what kind of cuisine? How cheap is "cheap"?

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      Feaster18 Jul 10, 2008 08:32 PM

      About $20pp... Is that possible?

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        jfood Jul 11, 2008 07:50 AM

        jfood does not get to FFD all that often but there is a Barcelona in the Hi-Ho off the Merritt. If it has the same menu as the one in SONO you may squeak by at $20-25 on tapas and soda. liquor will blow throw that number.

        and for the next day go down to super duper weenie off exit 24 I-95 for the best hot dogs around.

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          Ima Foodie Jul 14, 2008 12:27 PM

          Not sure how nice you were looking to go, but Cafe Quattro (sister restaurant to next door Quattro Pazzi) isn't too expensive (I think salads are around 12-15, pastas $15-18 inclusing salad, also have panini and pizas) but it's a fairly casual setting. While it's a tad pricier than someone else's suggestion of Mama Mina, I think the food is in a whole other league. You can go across the street to Wild Rice which is very good if you want pan-Asian. Bangalore isn't too expensive and is quite good if you're into Indian. I'm sure I can think of more places as well if these don't fit the bill and if there's any particular cuisine you'd like.

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        CTgüera Jul 13, 2008 07:45 PM

        Mama Mina's pizza & italian on post rd. Homey, can eat well for $12-15 p.p. and it doesn't have to be hot dogs (not that there's anything wrong with that)

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