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Jun 4, 2013 08:04 PM

First Date place in D.C.

Any recommendations for a good first date place in D.C.? I'm coming from Baltimore and don't know D.C. well. I'm looking for a place where it is possible to be heard while conversing on a Saturday night.

Thanks in advance.

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  1. Casa Oaxaca in Adams Morgan is pretty quiet. Excellent mole sauces. Start off with the enmoladas, and go on to the skirt steak in a red mole, and the pork ribs in a green mole. You should reserve. The food encourages sharing.

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    1. re: Steve

      Casa Oaxaca is a great idea. Not too expensive, laid back, fun.

      Other places to consider: Sushi Taro, Estadio, Tabard Inn, or Hank's Oyster Bar.

      1. re: Steve

        Tosca for a first date? Wow! I would like to go on a first date with you! haha That's pretty pricey for a first date don't you think?

        1. I didn't find Corduroy terribly loud on a Saturday night. I like the space, not to mention the food & wine list.

          1. I'd go with Kotobuki or Makoto. Worth the extra money just to hear yourself talk on a Saturday night.

            1. You also might want to consider a nice bistro like Bistro d'Oc or Bistro Cacao, the latter of which has nice, intimate little two-person booths.

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              1. re: monkeyrotica

                Bistro D'Oc is a great idea. Try to get the window seat on the first floor.