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visiting daughter at GW ..any good eats nearby?

ice203 Oct 12, 2009 06:15 AM

We are going to GW parents weekend and looking for some suggestions to take college students and family for dinner .from nyc so we are seasoned eaters...love italian but ready to take on what DC as to offer ...and not break the bank...offers???

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  1. ktmoomau RE: ice203 Oct 12, 2009 06:24 AM

    Not too far away is Spezie, which has nice Italian, but may be a little pricier. Also the Bombay Club isn't too far and has good Indian food, and isn't too expensive.

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      jac0077 RE: ktmoomau Oct 12, 2009 06:46 AM

      Primi Piatti is walking distance to GW and a very good Italian restaurant that has been in business for at least 15 years if not more. Kinkaide's is right there too. Not Italian, but very high-end restaurant. Chef Bob Kinkaide has been on TV with Julia Child and many others. He is well known in culinary circles.

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        ice203 RE: jac0077 Oct 13, 2009 05:04 AM

        This PP could work well... I have also been told Kinkaides is very good... Thanks...

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          jac0077 RE: ice203 Oct 13, 2009 06:18 AM

          Yes, it really is a good place. The owner, Savino Recine, is a very old-school host who frequently walks through the dining room saying hello to his guests. A typical Italian, he's sweet on all the ladies. You may see him there.

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      Gigi007 RE: ice203 Oct 12, 2009 09:30 AM

      Blue Duck Tavern and the Westend Bistro are walking distance from GW. I also second the recommendation for Primi Piatti (Italian).

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