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sarahnyc Sep 30, 2009 07:23 AM

Where should I have dinner this Saturday? I've read through posts and gotten a few suggestions from people in the area:

Green Monkey
Black Trumpet
Anneke Jans
Brazo
Pesce Blue

Can anyone give me feedback on these places? We are looking for great food in a casually elegant atmosphere.

Thanks!!

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    katefc Oct 14, 2009 06:53 AM

    what did you decide on? I think I would've voted for Anneke Jans -- I thought the value was higher there for the price, and the service is so friendly and helpful... they're both great for local ingredients prepared well, but I preferred Anneke Jans when I went a month or so ago, because of the frites and the excellent coffee and desserts.

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      majik Oct 3, 2009 03:45 PM

      Anneke Jans is the best on the list. Great vibe, great service, great food. Don't miss the fried olives and the mussels!

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        cepaulsen Sep 30, 2009 03:42 PM

        My top two would be Anneke Jans and Black Trumpet.... both are great!

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          derekj Sep 30, 2009 12:54 PM

          If you have ever eaten Italian in NYC, you are not gonna like Pesce Blue - very mediocre, tourist oriented food. The only one from your list that I can say is above average is The Black Trumpet. I've never been disappointed there.
          Have fun!

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            MECove Sep 30, 2009 12:15 PM

            Green Monkey. Food excellent. Great service.

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              PortNH Sep 30, 2009 08:25 AM

              Check out Gourmet Magazine (October) for article on Portsmouth restaurants.

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