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Need a special place for romantic weekend

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I have a reservation for a saturday night at James. Has anyone been?? what do you think? Any other ideas for a romantic dinner for myself and my girl?

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      Le Bar Lyonnais

      I'm not crazy about James but it is pretty - the portions are just SO SMALL and expensive.

      1. I really enjoyed James and thought it was very romantic. The food portions are small, ala Vetri, but I found them to be just enough (we did 3 courses each). One nice thing that sets James apart was that we didn't feel that we were on top of the table next to us, in other words it didn't have the crowdedness that plagues many of my other favorites.

        My other romantic fav is Lacroix. Right now they are having a special $35 pre fixe on Sunday and Monday nights that is an incredible deal.

        1. I really enjoy James as well and do not consider the portions small. It is a lovely setting and worth arriving early for your reservation (IMHO) to have a cocktail (a james-hattan) in the lounge in front of the fireplace.