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Jul 25, 2012 12:28 PM

50th Wedding Anniversary Dinner suggestions Anywhere from Ft. Lauderdale to Miami!

Hello Everyone!

I am flying down to celebrate my parents 50th wedding anniversary and would love to surprise them with a beautiful and enjoyable dinner. They love live music (piano mostly), no steakhouses, mostly fish and poultry eaters and love being waterfront with views!

Any and all suggestions are appreciated!


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  1. How about Il Gabbiano?

    Il Gabbiano has excellent Italian with many great fish and poultry options. The sophisticated decor offers beautiful bay views inside and out. I consider this to be a "special occasion" spot. In my experience, the service and atmosphere have been outstanding. It may be somewhat loud on certain nights, which may be a turnoff for your parents. However, the crowd lately has seemed much more "mature," so if they don't object to a little noise, they should feel very comfortable.

      1. Others to consider:
        Zuma, Tuyo might work (not exactly on the waterfront but has great water views -- heard great things about the food but never been)

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        1. re: tpigeon

          Tuyo is not waterfront but has fantastic views of downtown Miami down Biscayne Blvd. and excellent food, with a menu that would work based on your needs.

        2. Thank you all so much. These all sound like wonderful choices, I hate to have to only choose one but I did. We'll be celebrating at Tuyo, I'll be sure to let you all know how it is!!!


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          1. re: smfette

            I just ate at Tuyo and think it is great. Their apps and mains are much better than their desserts except the blueberry cobbler which is outstanding. I would recommend the tasting menu there. Unfortunately, you would have to order the cobbler in addition to the tasting menu (you can try to sub too but not sure if they would do it).