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Tucson, it's been a while since I've gone out for a nice, celebratory dinner. Any rec's for places you've been to recently?

missvenuz Apr 9, 2013 12:38 PM

Greetings, Chowhounders.

My boyfriend and I are celebrating our 2 year anniversary next week, and I haven't had a clue of where to go. Last year, we had a spectacular meal at Maynard's, but I think we should go try somewhere else. We tend to eat at home a lot and when we do go out, it's usually for Vietnamese, Korean or other relatively inexpensive, homely fare. We're not picky at all, have quite a large budget, and are just looking for something nice and different.

Have you had a great, mid to high end romantic meal here recently? I'd love to know where and what you had.

Thank you!

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    bitchincook Apr 17, 2013 03:09 PM

    There probably is no restaurant with a more setting than Hacienda del Sol.

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      Claudette Apr 15, 2013 04:20 PM

      We went to Le Rendez-Vous last Saturday, and I think the front room is really romantic: red canvas ceiling, French flourishes, etc. The food was classic French: traditional, rich - delicious, but I can't eat that much butter and cream any more. They comped my dessert because it was my birthday, but the cakes were not very exciting. I loved the mussels, though.

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        wolive Apr 12, 2013 09:04 PM

        We love Contigo (Latin American--great pisco sours and tapas), the Abbey and the Arizona Inn (either the bar or the main dining room).

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          Claudette Apr 9, 2013 11:03 PM

          For high end we like Primo, Sullivan's, and are going to Le Rendez-Vous for the first time this weekend. We did not like AZ Inn, nor Anthony's.
          For mid-range have you tried Reilly's Craft, Hub, Cafe Poca Cosa, Feast, or Downtown Kitchen? I love Maynard's, too.
          Happy Anniversary!

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