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looking for nice quaint restaurant in the Woodland Hills area.

CathieC Jul 29, 2008 11:06 AM

I'd like to find a nice somewhat quiet place to go for dinner with my aunt. Any good recommendations?


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  1. Servorg Jul 29, 2008 11:19 AM

    Adagio Ristorante
    22841 Ventura Blvd
    Woodland Hills, CA 91364-1202
    Phone: (818) 225-0533

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    1. re: Servorg
      CathieC Jul 29, 2008 11:59 AM

      can you tell me why you like this place? I never heard of it. Thanks

      1. re: CathieC
        Servorg Jul 29, 2008 04:15 PM

        Nice Italian food in a an intimate atmosphere with very good service. It seems "old world" in the feel and service to me and thought it would be a good choice with your aunt.

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      Diana Jul 29, 2008 12:34 PM

      GoRikee is good. I have heard great things about Brandywine, but have yet to go! I like La Frite, but not all hounds do!

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      1. re: Diana
        ozhead Jul 29, 2008 02:38 PM

        I agree about La Frite. It is a pleasant room, the service is friendly, it's not too noisy, the food is pretty good (can't go wrong with the roast chicken, or the mussels, or a Caesar salad), the portions are large, the drinks are generous, and it's not expensive.

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        mclass Jul 29, 2008 02:14 PM

        I second both Gorikee and Brandywine. Brandywine is a European style dining experience. Draped booths and some tables. A somewhat more expensive dining experience. Gorikee's specialty is garlic, in everything and everywhere. Salad and dessert can have garlic too. Two of the better non-corporate food places in Woodland Hills area. If you want to drive a little, The Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga is nice and quiet. Another drive to Weslake Village (Next to Finn's Seafood Grill) and there is Galleto's an Italian/Brazillian restaurant. One of the best rib eye steaks that I have ever had.

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          irishkevbo Jul 29, 2008 03:01 PM

          La Frite is really intimate with good food, I also like Nicolas on Ventura.

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