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Need moderately priced, excellent restaurant in SFV (near 101/405) other than Cafe Bizou.

Jodie Jan 12, 2010 05:13 PM

HI all,

Girls Night Out is this Friday and we need a good, preferably great restaurant. Cafe Bizou isn't that great anymore and I would love some recommendations from fellow Hounds. Thanks!

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    howard81 Jan 19, 2010 02:34 PM

    Simon's Cafe on Sepulveda is great ... Mediterranean/Morrocan fare ... their chicken tagine is wonderful!

    1. Steve2 in LA Jan 19, 2010 10:57 AM

      I'm not sure what you consider moderately priced but Boneyard Bistro has a great collection of grub.

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        annabana Jan 16, 2010 01:45 PM

        Ca del Sole used to really good, several years ago, when i was a regular. Hope it still is.

        1. Emme Jan 14, 2010 08:13 PM

          Ca de Sole might be a good choice

          Raphael is newer in Studio City and quite good.

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            FranklinJefferson Jan 12, 2010 07:03 PM

            Marche (the former Max space), which is practically across the street from Bizou and specializes in small plates. SFV's AOC or Palate.

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              archer Jan 14, 2010 01:30 PM

              Highly recommend Marche! I think it's the best restaurant in the Valley these days. (It's probably a bit more $$ than Bizou, but less than Palate or AOC; you can check menu on-line).

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                caille en sarcophage Jan 19, 2010 10:10 AM

                Sorry folks, I went to Marche LA for my birthday a couple of weeks ago and was disappointed. Marche is cursed with ill conceived recipes and fussy service. And IMO it was over priced. When you are served dished small plate dishes they had better be good.

            2. caille en sarcophage Jan 12, 2010 06:39 PM

              Simon's Cafe On Sepulveda across the street from the Whole Foods for Parisian style couscous. http://www.simonscafe.com/

              Sassi Mediterranean Restaurant for Israeli food. http://www.sassirestaurant.com/sassi.htm

              Sassi Restaurant
              15622 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91436

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