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Best place to take Mom for lunch in Fairfax City tomorrow.

beets4dinner Dec 20, 2010 06:26 AM

Looking for an independent place that is roomy that I could reserve a table for lunch in the heart of Fairfax City, or close by there. Thanks. Or no reservations is fine too. Tuesday (tomorrow) should not be too busy, even this week.

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  1. chowser RE: beets4dinner Dec 20, 2010 09:47 AM

    I know people hate recommendations when you haven't been there but I've had so many people recommend Villa Mozart, including my Italian teacher who is not only from Italy but a great cook and picky about her food.


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      beets4dinner RE: chowser Dec 20, 2010 09:53 AM

      Thanks -- I'll take un-visited recs all day long -- I know so little about that part of town, b'cept to note that it can seem kind of rural for a town. Appreciate the response.

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      dpan RE: beets4dinner Dec 20, 2010 10:22 AM

      Arties. Consistely good to excellent food and service. You can't go wrong with this favorite.

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        Dennis S RE: dpan Dec 20, 2010 11:31 AM

        Second this. I've never been to Villa Mozart, though.

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          MikeR RE: Dennis S Dec 20, 2010 11:40 AM

          Artie's would be my suggestion based on no data except "Mom" and "Fairfax."

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        RichardF RE: beets4dinner Dec 20, 2010 01:02 PM

        Been to Villa Mozart many times for both lunch and dinner. Also been to Artie's. No comparison, Villa Mozart beats Arties in every way; food, service and ambiance.

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          averagetim RE: beets4dinner Dec 20, 2010 02:37 PM

          Artie for sure

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