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Jan 21, 2013 07:45 PM

Restaurant near Union Station?

Hey everyone,

I'm looking for a nice restaurant for an occasion near Union Station. Is this a wish too far, or is there anything yummy out that way?


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  1. Bistro Bis and Cacao are both nearby.

    1. What kind of occasion? How many people?

      1. I would go to either Bistro Cacao (especially if you are looking for a romantic environment) or Bistro Bis, both are French, both delicious.

        1. Charlie Palmer? Or less fancy but yummy, Montmartre in Eastern Market? Is B Smith's still in Union Station itself? only there once but the food was decent and the setting is one of the most jaw dropping in the city...

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          1. re: DCDOLL

            I wouldn't go to B Smiths. I think its outdated and if you want Southern cuisine there are better options in the city (Art and Soul, Georgia Browns, Creme etc).

            1. re: Elyssa

              i haven't been there in at least 10 i wasn't sure but it sure is gorgeous! I like Vidalia for southern and Acadiana for the cajun/creole kind of southern. yum!

              1. re: DCDOLL

                Yes I forgot to add Acadiana to the list...really good, especially for brunch.

              2. re: Elyssa

                I would put all those places you mentioned on the same level, giving B. Smiths the advantage of being in a historic location.

                Eatonville probably outpaces them all right now.

            2. I like Johnny's Half Shell, but I've only been there for happy hour.