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Aug 6, 2010 12:53 PM

Best restaurant for a 21st birthday?

Hey Chowsters,

I am turning 21 on September 7th and I am looking to have a spectacular time!! My husband and parents are taking me out and I would like to go somewhere memorable. Please suggest places that are really nice with SPECTACULAR food...I don't want to go somewhere that I could go on just an average day.


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  1. What type of food are you looking for, and where are you thinking of going geographically?

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    1. re: thehungrything

      hmm im really down for anywhere...main line, philly, king of prussia....anything except for like indian or in that asian, american, italian....i like everything except for indian food... i just want something upscale and with amazing food

      1. I would go for the Sunday brunch at Lacroix. It is spectacular.

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        1. re: sylviag

          although sunday brunch sounds nice i was aiming more toward going out on the day of my birthday which is a tuesday

          1. re: dtrivi

            the one place that says spectacular to me is Vetri. Go for it!

            1. re: dtrivi

              How about Modo Mio? BYOB and great food. If you want a Vetri experience and can't get into Vetri, Amis and Osteria are also very good. My only other suggestion is don't go to the suburbs.

          2. French food is always nice for special occasions- What about Bistro La Minnette?

            1. If price is no object I would say Vetri or LaCroix or Le Bec Fin.