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A good first date place in Addison...

Scagnetti Jun 26, 2011 07:38 PM

Not pretentious, not smarmy, not a steakhouse.

Lively without being loud with a good bar. Food need not be that great.

What I'm NOT looking for is Houston's, Chamberlain's, Ferrari's, or Jaxx and if you're advising an Asian place, which may not be a bad idea, give me a 2nd choice as well.

I'm a restaurant idiot when it comes to anything north of 635.

  1. diningwithDeliaJo Aug 11, 2011 09:16 PM

    Obzeet on Preston north of Frankford! Very cool vibe!

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    Obzeet
    19020 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

    1. ShanghaiSam Aug 9, 2011 05:36 PM

      Second on the rec for Lefty's...fantastic casual New England-style chowder house. Order the half-and-half...it's half clam chowder and half lobster bisque served in a mug.

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        ssh Jun 28, 2011 05:14 AM

        Mi Piaci, nice view, decent italain.

        Ferraris, mom and pop type Italian.

        Kennys, fun, a little louder but not so much you cant talk, broad menu choices, excellent food

        All located around Beltline and the Tollway.

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        Mi Piaci
        14854 Montfort, Dallas, TX 75254

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          vstock Jun 27, 2011 07:23 PM

          What about Lefty's for seafood or Andiamo's for Italian. My only hesitation about Andiamo's is that I really don't remember the bar, but it would be a good date place if a bar is secondary or if someone else can confirm the bar atmosphere. Good luck!

          1. air Jun 27, 2011 05:45 AM

            Sushi Robata- don't let the strip mall fool you, the interior is good for a date. Order the izakaya style items, or if you want sushi (not rolls), ask for Mori.

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            Sushi Robata
            4727 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75287

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              ronaldpedwards Jun 27, 2011 08:48 AM

              Might not be what you are looking for but Lavendou is on Preston. Very romantic feel to the place. Only been once as I live on the other side of the metroplex but remember enjoying it and I seem to recall there being a nice bar area.

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              Lavendou
              19009 Preston Rd. Ste 200, Dallas, TX 75252

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                dallasbeatrice Jun 27, 2011 04:01 PM

                Cadot french restaurant Preston and Frankford

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                Cadot Restaurant
                18111 Preston Rd # 120, Dallas, TX 75252

            2. Veggo Jun 26, 2011 07:58 PM

              I'm new here, but I have had 3 good experiences at Agave Azul, a stone's throw into Carrolton. Food is good, service is very good. Separate bar room is impressive. I'm past my dating prime, but this works. Also, Nate's is good cajun, but it is busy & noisy for a first date, bar is somewhat tacky.

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