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Dinner in Lakeview,Lincoln Park or Bucktown Sat night

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yummymama May 27, 2009 07:15 PM

I have family coming in this weekend and am trying to think of a place that will appeal to a broad range of tastes and have a fun atmosphere. For now the cuisine(s) we have narrowed it down to are Pan Asian or ASian Fusion, Greek/Mediterranean, MExican, New American and maybe even Italian. I know this is a long list but any help trying to narrow it down will be greatly appreciated. Also, trying to keep the entrees to the $20 or preferably, under, range.

Thanks in advance!

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    vrollings RE: yummymama May 28, 2009 09:47 AM

    Let's see, you could try:
    -Hot Chocolate in Bucktown
    -Real Tenochtitlan (BYO) but it is in Logan Square
    -West Town Tavern - some entrees would be a bit above your price range, but pretty close, I think
    -Francesca's Forno in Bucktown - loud, but fun atmosphere and great Italian plates of all sizes

    Regardles, bon appetit!

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      yummymama RE: vrollings May 28, 2009 06:01 PM

      Thanks for the suggestion!

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      BRB RE: yummymama May 28, 2009 10:26 AM

      I really liked my recent meal at the relatively new Taxim in Bucktown. They offer what I would call more modern Greek food and everything I tasted (particularly the duck gyros) was very good. Entrees were in the high teens, low 20s.

      Another thought that comes to mind is Mixteco Grill at Montrose/Ashland, just north of Lakeview. Excellent Mexican food and almost every entree is under $20.

      I've always thought that Angelina is a fun neighborhood spot in Lakeview for Italian, and it too generally offers entrees under $20.

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        yummymama RE: BRB May 28, 2009 06:02 PM

        Great, thanks!

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