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JohnnyT Jun 22, 2009 04:31 PM

We have several couples coming from various directions and we want to meet/eat near the Warwick Hotel. What we are looking for is a reasonably priced (less than $50/couple) restaurant that will be large enough to accomodate 8-10 persons and quiet enough so we can have a civilized discussion. Since one person is blind and another has mobility issues, nearby parking would be nice. Looking for food that's not too exotic! Liquor would be nice, but not a necessity. Appreciate your assistance.

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  1. natalie.warner RE: JohnnyT Jun 23, 2009 09:55 AM

    The Dahlia Lounge?, Brasa?, Restuarant Zoe?

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      babette feasts RE: natalie.warner Jun 23, 2009 10:29 AM

      I think all of those are more than $50 per couple. Per person, no problem.

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        bluedog67 RE: babette feasts Jun 23, 2009 11:36 AM

        Is Dragon Fish too exotic? Would also recommend Long, if you are willing to do Asian. Not as good as Tamarind Tree, but closer to your request location. For $25/person, ethnic food is your best bet.

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      BallardFoodie RE: JohnnyT Jun 23, 2009 12:16 PM

      You are located near a couple of the Tom Douglas restaurants (hop on line to look at Dahlia and Lola). Barolo is close, too, and may fit your parameters.

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        Violet Strychnine RE: JohnnyT Jun 23, 2009 04:30 PM

        or try Steelhead Diner, Tavolata, Palace Kitchen.

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          JohnnyT RE: JohnnyT Jun 24, 2009 12:38 PM

          Ok. Thank you. If we upped our budget a bit, where could our out of towners get great Pacific NW cooking? We went to Elliot's once in 1998 and it was quite good. Is it still considered good today? Are there better places for fresh seafood?

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            bluedog67 RE: JohnnyT Jun 24, 2009 02:20 PM

            Steelhead is a good recomendation, and may be within your budget. Note that it is on a steep hill, so not srue if your mobility impaired diner would be impacted.

            As previously noted, any tom douglas restaurant would fit the bill. Dhalia is classic. Nice ambiance, easy access, great food.

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              mrnelso RE: JohnnyT Jun 24, 2009 04:28 PM

              Etta's, just North of Pike Place, is good. I've not eaten at Elliott's, beyond the oyster happy hour, but I'm sure it is serviceable, though some limit themselves to oysters there.

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