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Need fun restaurant for 2 couples both 25 yrs old

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JanetLong Aug 25, 2011 07:46 PM

All are out of college and working, but I don't want to send them somewhere too expensive. Someplace the girls can dress up a little for date night. Need a fun restaurant with great food. Any ideas?

Thanks!

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  1. Bill Hunt RE: JanetLong Aug 25, 2011 09:16 PM

    Janet,

    Can you offer a few more details?

    Where will they be staying?

    Will they have an auto, and be willing to travel?

    What sort of budget are you talking about?

    What do they love?

    Any food issues, like one is a Level 5 Vegan?

    Thanks, and good luck,

    Hunt

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      JanetLong RE: Bill Hunt Aug 25, 2011 09:52 PM

      They are from New Orleans -- but recently moved back.
      They will have a car.
      Budget? I don't know -- just something not over the top.
      No food issues.

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        Bill Hunt RE: JanetLong Aug 25, 2011 10:27 PM

        Janet,

        "Over the top" can mean many things to different folk.

        For me, "over the top" would probably be something in the neighborhood of US $ 500 for two, but that might well be way beyond others' idea of a budget.

        Thank you,

        Hunt

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      lillidalla RE: JanetLong Aug 26, 2011 06:30 AM

      Since they'll have a car, here's a suggestion: Jacques-Imos.
      http://www.jacquesimoscafe.com

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      Jacques-Imo's Cafe
      8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118

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        JanetLong RE: lillidalla Aug 26, 2011 07:46 AM

        Thanks! That's what I recommended. He called me this morning, so I had to go with something. For fun, I recommended Jacques-Imos and a place called Rambla in the CBD for tapas. Also suggested GW Fins, and then for something nicer, I suggested Brightsen's.

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        Jacques-Imo's Cafe
        8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118

        Rambla
        217 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

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          Monch RE: JanetLong Aug 26, 2011 08:48 AM

          Too late to the game, on this one.

          But when I read the OP, I immediately thought: The Green Goddess

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          Green Goddess
          307 Exchange Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

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