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Looking for romantic restaurant for tonight.

jona2325 Jan 12, 2009 02:12 PM

Romantic but not too formal in Hollywood, West Hollywood or Santa Monica. Bonus if the cuisine is a little adventurous. ..if I were in nyc, I'd pick Babbo - Pizzeria Mozza is a little too casual and the Osteria isn't quite the vibe I want either. Price isn't really an issue but I don't judge a meal by the bill so I'm more interested in quality than bragging about where we went.


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    nikky RE: jona2325 Jan 12, 2009 02:51 PM

    Sona or Melisse may work....

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      Obessed RE: jona2325 Jan 12, 2009 03:17 PM

      Ortolon is definitely romantic. Other options: Citrus, Valentino

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        Foodie 1 RE: jona2325 Jan 12, 2009 03:44 PM

        The Nook? http://www.nookbistro.com. Small... hidden...on Santa Monica Blvd. in W. L.A. or Literati2 on Wilshire, near the Brentwood area.

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          issey RE: jona2325 Jan 12, 2009 04:32 PM

          I second Melisse. Great food and comfortable enviroment.

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            cls RE: jona2325 Jan 12, 2009 04:55 PM

            For pure ambiance above food: Little Door or the Garden at Chateau Marmont.
            For food slightly above ambiance but still romantic, or at least good date night places: Jar, AOC.
            For best of both maybe Capo.

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