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dleog Feb 21, 2010 01:49 PM

Spending the day with Mom and starting near Rittenhouse Square. Any ideas for a nice lunch or early dinner?

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    fuhgettaboudit02 Mar 23, 2010 02:24 PM

    day by day is a lovely little spot - http://maps.google.com/maps/place?cid...

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      sylviag Feb 23, 2010 02:10 PM

      She might enjoy Devon Seafood Grill, right on the square. It is open all day.
      The cheese biscuits served to everyone are delicious.

      Branzino, on 17th St. just north of Spruce, is very good for dinner. BYOB.
      Lunch is good there, but very quiet - very few people. You might prefer the vibe at someplace like Devon.

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        bluehensfan Feb 23, 2010 02:19 PM

        Estia is a lovely restaurant near Rittenhouse that has spectacular fresh fish and a $30 three course business lunch special. http://www.estiarestaurant.com

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          barryg Feb 23, 2010 03:40 PM

          If Mom likes seafood and you want "special occasion" this is the place, even at their regular prices.

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            sylviag Feb 23, 2010 06:37 PM

            Yes, Estia is a beautiful place. Good for a special occasion.

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        Bigley9 Feb 23, 2010 11:40 AM

        I agree about additional info - but in the meantime I'd suggest Tria

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          dleog Feb 23, 2010 01:49 PM

          Thank you for the suggestions so far. Mom would probably appreciate anything fish or Italian. Budget is. . . special occasion. Thanks! Also, lunch could be early dinner instead.

        2. Seeker19104 Feb 22, 2010 02:55 PM

          Lots of options in that area. Might help if you gave an idea of Mom's age/preferences and a price range.

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          1. re: Seeker19104
            mazza3 Feb 23, 2010 06:51 AM

            yeah, that would definitely be helpful. most moms would probably love parc but i would take mine to little pete's. :D just kidding.

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