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cooperc Apr 27, 2009 07:56 AM

This may be a little last minute to get reservations anywhere, but I'm still going to give it try. Does anyone have any recommendations for Mother's Day dinner? I would prefer to stay in Maryland but I will venture into D.C. for the perfect place. I would prefer to keep the cost at about $50 a person though, so I don't know how much of a problem it will be. As far as cuisine, we are pretty open with the exception of seafood restaurants. My mom just isn't really into them. Thank you so much!!

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    Lauman Apr 27, 2009 02:02 PM

    Two places in Maryland that are quite nice and I think would be in your price range:

    Persimmon in Bethesda
    http://www.persimmonrestaurant.com/

    Black Market Bistro in Garrett Park
    http://www.blackmarketrestaurant.com/

    1. ktmoomau Apr 27, 2009 09:09 AM

      We had Mother's Day at Bistro Bis a couple years ago and it was spectacular. All the Momma's were very happy. The food was as good as always. They had a three course menu, I believe it was the same price as their normal three course brunch menu.

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        Jeserf Apr 27, 2009 08:56 AM

        Lia's in Friendship Heights/Chevy Chase would be very good for Mothers Day. The service and choice are very good there, and you can get out of there under $50 a pop easily.

        It's very good.

        1. DanielK Apr 27, 2009 08:40 AM

          What about Ray's the Classics in Silver Spring?

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            Elyssa Apr 27, 2009 08:35 AM

            I don't know much about Maryland restaurants but in DC there still seem to be reservations on Opentable at: Ardeo, Art and Soul, Bistro Bis, Cashion's Eat Place, and Poste. All of these would make for a nice Mother's Day dinner.

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              sheils628 Apr 28, 2009 11:16 AM

              Just returned to Poste and had a moderately unpleasant dining experience. The service was poor, but mostly the food just didn't "wow." The menu is very inventive, but the dishes weren't as impressive as I expected from their descriptions. Also, in my opinion the menu is too heavy for the warm weather we're getting in DC these days!

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