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Dinner in Salem

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I have one night in Salem and would like to take my wife out for a nice dinner. I have done a bit of research and have come up with three options: Christo's, Davinci's, and Robert's Crossing.

Does anybody have anything to say about any of these places? Perhaps there is a place that I have overlooked.

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  1. I guess it depends on what you're looking for. Haven't been to Roberts crossing but Da Vinci and Christos are very different experiences. One is great pizza and the other is good Italian. I know that our go to spot in Salem continues to be the Crooked House Bistro. Wonderful French country style food with a great wine list at a variety of price points. It's a lovely experience and I recommend it whole heartedly. Other spots to consider might include La Capitale and Orupa, but we take our guests to see Bernard at the Crooked House.
    Please let us know where you end up and how the evening goes!

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    1. re: zenon5

      Crooked House looks fantastic. I think I will add that to the list and take out Christo's. I have had Christo's pizza no less than a dozen times and while it is always good it may not be what I am looking for here. I am really looking for a place to make an evening out of dinner.

      1. re: zenon5

        My wife and I had one night in Salem and really enjoyed our dinner at the Crooked House Bistro. We order a cartoucherie plate often and their version is especially good. Our server recommended a tasty, reasonably-priced Cote du Rhone Villages wine, which is always really food-friendly. We had breakfast at Word of Mouth Bistro; they don’t need our recommendation. We hit the jackpot on food.

        1. re: BN1

          I know this is an old post, but we really enjoyed our meal at Bentley's Grill @ The Grand Hotel in downtown Salem. :)