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Aug 25, 2012 01:16 PM

Best Tampa restaurant to propose or place that can do private beach dinners.

I live in Seattle but my girlfriend lives in Tampa and I plan to propose next week when I am down there. Since the both of us love food I was looking for any recommendations for a fancy expensive restaurant in where I could pop the question :)

Any place that can do private dining especially over on the beach would be a great plus.

Thanks in advance.

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  1. Two places come to mind:
    The Maritana Grill, inside the Don Cesar resort on St. Pete Beach, very classy and they know how to treat their guests. I'd give them a call and tell them what you have in mind, I bet they'll accommodate your great idea.
    Also, although it's in Tampa - not at the beach, on the top floor of the Grand Hyatt (near the Tampa airport) is Armani's. Years ago my hubby took me here for our anniversary, and it was extremely romantic - rose petals on the table, a suggestion by our waitress to take our time and check out the view from the outside patio during our dinner (now what restaurant wants you to wander away from your table during dinner?), even a signed card from the staff. And the food was wonderful (although the chef has changed since) - I still remember the antipasta case - a round showcase where you just pointed and they put it all together and brought it to your table.

    Good luck, you are very romantic, I'm sure she'll say YES!

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    1. re: joan

      Thanks a lot for the suggestions :)... I'll give these places a call.