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A night out without the kids. Where to go?

jrl2929 Nov 18, 2010 05:55 PM

Husband and I want to go out for dinner without the kids one night. We've been to so many places in and around DC, but I can't for the life of me decide where to go this time. I am open to any and all suggestions. Parameters - a nice evening out, where we have to get at least a little dressed up. That's it. Would like it to be within an hour's drive of DC.

Many thanks!

  1. Dennis S Nov 18, 2010 06:08 PM

    Our two faves are Blacksalt or Lightfoot in Leesburg. For either let the server help you explore specials, etc. Blacksalt probably has the edge, though Lightfoot has a place in our heart.

    1. d
      dining with doc Nov 19, 2010 05:00 AM

      Le auberge chez francois or 2941 are both excellent restaurants that will fit your bill for a special night out without the kids within an hour of DC where you can dress up

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        Elyssa Nov 19, 2010 05:12 AM

        Are there any price restraints?

        Blacksalt is a great recommendation. A few other places you might consider: Corduroy, PS7, Restaurant Eve, or Bibiana.

        PS7 Restaurant
        777 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

        Restaurant Eve
        110 South Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

        1100 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005

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          poohbear315 Nov 20, 2010 06:29 AM

          You may want to try Sushi Taro in Dupont Circle. http://www.sushitaro.com/ And, if needed, your kids' aunt may be able to babysit. :-


          Sushi Taro
          1503 17th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036

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