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Date Night near Canton, MI

PuckRW80 Jun 12, 2009 07:57 AM

I'm wanting to take my husband out for date night to somewhere good. Problem is, he is a very picky eater. So Thai, sushi, Japanese won't work. He's more of a steak and fries kinda guy. And he doesn't like anything super fancy, casual is best. And nothing too expensive as we are on a pretty tight budget. I'm open to Canton, Plymouth, Livonia, Novi, Northville, Ann Arbor, or Ypsi. Those areas. Thanks!

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    FM23 RE: PuckRW80 Jun 12, 2009 08:32 AM

    Steve and Rocky's in Novi is always solid. They have a wide selection and there's always a steak dish on the menu. Very affordable (especially at lunch) and very casual. If you want a little fancier and are willing to go a bit more north to Wixom, try Volare. It's an italian restaurant that serves steaks. Steaks are about $30 and they are fully garnished (starch & veg) and come with a pretty decent house salad.

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      worldwarz RE: FM23 Jun 13, 2009 10:36 PM

      I would go to Ikea.

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      SonyBob RE: PuckRW80 Jun 12, 2009 09:42 AM

      If you're going to Novi, consider Diamond Jim Brady's , also in the Town Center by the movies. Karl's Cabin out on North Territorial is different and kinda neat. They have pretty good steaks, etc. and the atmosphere is unique.

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        Rheta RE: SonyBob Jun 12, 2009 12:36 PM

        I would also recommend Diamond Jim's. Much better than Steve & Rocky's IMHO. In fact, I don't really care for S&R's. I think it's over priced and lacks atmosphere.

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          boagman RE: Rheta Jun 12, 2009 12:50 PM

          Agreed with both of the previous posters about DJB. *Especially* when thinking of someone who's steak oriented, DJB is the way to go. I love their filet, but do note that it does tend to get cooked on the rare side, which is fine by me. Better too rare than too well done.

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            Fritter RE: Rheta Jun 12, 2009 01:08 PM

            Well said Rheta. I agree 100%.

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              JanPrimus RE: Fritter Jun 12, 2009 01:20 PM

              I liked S&R better when it was Northville Charley's....

              For those that remember.... :)

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          yorbacus RE: PuckRW80 Jun 12, 2009 02:43 PM

          Little Italy in Northville has great Italian in a quaint setting.

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