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Jul 11, 2011 04:13 PM

nice restaurant for birthday

looking for nice restaurant for birthday dinner for 2 in fort lauderdale/miami area. Wanting a nice hearty meal, worth the price.

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  1. how's J Alexanders???

    J Alexander's Restaurant
    2415 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

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    1. re: florena10

      Mediocre...If you want that genre, try J Mark's

      1. re: gblcsw

        ok well, nevermind J Alexanders...I'm wanting a nice restaurant with great food, I don't mind the cost for a GREAT, SATISFYING MEAL

        1. re: florena10

          If you like Italian, I highly recommend Valentino's in Fort Lauderdale.

          1. re: gblcsw

            man!!!, I was all for Valentino's but they're closed on Sundays....

            1. re: florena10

              Another nice place for Italian is Sette Bello, also in Fort Lauderdale. If you prefer new American, you might enjoy Johnny V on Las Olas.

              Johnny V
              625 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

    2. I guess my issue is that my bf eats anything regardless if its good or bad (he eats big portions), but I like fine tasty cuisine, so I'm trying to find a nice restaurant with exquisite cuisine and large portions (not small)...I've been reading through the threads and alot of great places are getting reviews of small im gearing more towards SOBE

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      1. re: florena10

        Suggest Casa de Angelo in Fort Lauderdale. The portions are large and it is considered an upscale venue with very nice decor and terrific service. Its Italian and has a large menu with many, many specials. Try the apple tart or warm chocolate cake for your birthday treat. Both are wonderful. I would suggest Red if you're thinking about South Beach. Also very nice and has lots of selections. This is a steakhouse but has plenty to choose from. Its trendy and fun....Can't go wrong with either of these in my opinion......

      2. If you're still looking, Royal India in Davie is good reasonably-priced Indian. They've been there a long time (for SOFLA anyhow).

        Royal India Restaurant
        3801 Griffin Rd, Davie, FL