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Parents 40th anniversary, please rec a restaurant in Red Bank area for Sat night?

smulv Feb 17, 2011 12:03 PM

We want to take my parents to dinner on Saturday night to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Need to stay in the Red Bank area (or anywhere within a 15-20 minute drive). Nicholas is booked (of course) and Dish doesn't take reservations on Sat nights. There will be 6 of us and price is not an issue. Any ideas? Thanks!

  1. m
    maxthegreat Feb 19, 2011 10:51 AM

    I've also liked Buona Sera Restaurant and Bar in Red Bank. I haven't been there in several years so I don't know if they take reservations.

    1. m
      maryanne06 Feb 18, 2011 11:29 AM

      +1 for Belford Bistro.......so delicious and terrific service! Happy Anniversary to your folks!

      1. s
        scrappyone Feb 18, 2011 11:01 AM

        Bay Avenue Trattoria in Highlands. Better call now for the reservation. BYOB.

        1. j
          J M S Feb 18, 2011 10:11 AM

          Try Ama in Atlantic Highlands. Delicious and BYO. Few reviews on here and there was just a new review posted today.

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          1. re: J M S
            bgut1 Feb 18, 2011 10:51 AM

            Tapas - I think the OP discounted Dish because it didn't take reservations on Saturday. I would normally agree with you on the recommendation, but getting 6 people in that size restaurant on a Saturday night would be very difficult.
            JMS - The OP was looking for Red Bank area. Otherwise AMA would be a good recommendation.

            1. re: bgut1
              J M S Feb 18, 2011 11:09 AM

              Belford Bistro (your rec) and Ama are equidistant from Red Bank. Either way, I figured Id toss the option in there.

              Belford Bistro
              870 Main Street, Belford, NJ 07718

              1. re: J M S
                bgut1 Feb 18, 2011 01:32 PM

                JMS - Although it looks to be a mile or two farther away (per google maps), I stand corrected. I thought it was a lot farther away. My apologies.

              2. re: bgut1
                Tapas52 Feb 18, 2011 02:53 PM

                I stand corrected bgut1...sorry my mistake.....maybe they can try Dish at another time.
                All of the suggestions are very good also. What ever they choose i hope they have a wonderful time and report back to us..

            2. Angelina Feb 18, 2011 09:53 AM

              Le Fandy is one of my favorites!!! BYO


              Le Fandy Restaurant
              609 River Rd, Fair Haven, NJ 07704

              1. Tapas52 Feb 18, 2011 06:29 AM

                Dish is always a good bet.


                1. bgut1 Feb 17, 2011 12:30 PM

                  Try Belford Bistro.

                  Belford Bistro
                  870 Main Street, Belford, NJ 07718

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