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florena10 Jul 11, 2011 04:13 PM

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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    florena10 Jul 12, 2011 06:33 AM

    how's J Alexanders???

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

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      gblcsw Jul 12, 2011 01:00 PM

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

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        florena10 Jul 12, 2011 06:08 PM

        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

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          gblcsw Jul 12, 2011 08:36 PM

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

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            florena10 Jul 13, 2011 05:14 AM

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

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              gblcsw Jul 13, 2011 08:34 PM

              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.

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

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      florena10 Jul 14, 2011 07:38 AM

      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 portions...now im gearing more towards SOBE

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        Debbie Jul 14, 2011 04:32 PM

        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. crowmuncher Jul 22, 2011 07:56 AM

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

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        Royal India Restaurant
        3801 Griffin Rd, Davie, FL

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