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Feb 21, 2010 01:49 PM

lunch with mom

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

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  1. 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

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

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

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      1. re: Bigley9

        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. 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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        1. re: sylviag

          Estia is a lovely restaurant near Rittenhouse that has spectacular fresh fish and a $30 three course business lunch special.

          1. re: bluehensfan

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

            1. re: barryg

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