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Dec 19, 2009 07:25 AM

Cozy upscale restaurant in or near Blue Bell for anniversary dinner for two - moved from Pennsylvania board

My parents are looking for a nice place to have an anniversary dinner that isn't to far out of the Blue Bell area.

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      1. William Penn Inn, Call ahead and reserve a quiet table out of the way. They will do it.
        Lai Lai Garden is very nice, quiet and cozy. very good service. only 3 blocks up 202 from 73.

        1. Bridget's in Ambler is a great place.

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          1. re: crazyspice

            I wouldn't characterize Bridget's as either cozy or upscale. I thought the food was just OK and, if there's an upscale part it's the pricing.

              1. re: crazyspice

                I like Bridgets a lot better since they added the tapas menu. I too would consider them upscale - good wine list, valet parking, high quality food, AND the pricing.

                1. re: truffles2

                  Hmmm - Bridget's has tapas - might have to return! What's the tapas pricing?

                  1. re: bucksguy14

                    Pricing is lower, 8 - 21 dollars. My favorites are the lobster risotto, tomato tower, mac and cheese, and scallops. Give them a try and tell me what you think.

          2. I also like Trax, but how about a place in Skippack like Fuzion or Back Porch Cafe? Back Porch is very cozy and intimate (especially in the winter with the fireplaces!) I also hear Parc Bistro is good!

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            1. re: Jen516

              The last time we had lunch at Back Porch Cafe, I ordered the stew and no lie, it was from a can. We won't go back.

              Parc Bistro is fabulous!

              1. re: crazyspice

                Back Porch has definitely gone downhill over the past few years.

                I would also agree with the Parc Bistro recommendation, but wouldn't agree with Trax (very overpriced and above average at best).