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anastasiaw Sep 17, 2013 08:38 AM

I'm tired of all the same old places. I want something special. Price is not an issue. My husband likes steak, I like seafood. We both like Mexican and Greek. I am open to all suggestions. I just want it to be a little more special than your regular night out. Thanks!

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    StinaP Sep 18, 2013 08:25 AM

    Had a surprise birthday for my mother-in-law at Fire and Oak. Great staff, wonderful ambiance, and interesting cuisine. http://www.fireandoak.com/montvale/

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      lemarais Sep 18, 2013 07:28 AM

      I second the rec for Axia in Tenafly. A special place. Great environment and terrific food. Unlike most other places, so you won't feel "same old" at all here.

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        Monica Sep 18, 2013 07:38 AM

        Unfortunately, in NJ, whenever someone thinks of fine dining, most options are steak houses which can be pretty boring especially if you don't like steak too much. Axia is one of the more interesting spot in NJ.

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        foodyum Sep 18, 2013 01:52 AM

        Take a tip from rhonj... Sear in closter specializes in steak and has a mean seafood tower. It also has that a fancy feel.

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          ELA Sep 17, 2013 02:03 PM

          Tired of same old places...I am guessing the River Palm would qualify as same old?

          How about St. Eve? That is far from same old.

          There have been some positive reviews, comments, etc. about the ownership/management of the Saddle River Inn.

          Good luck and enjoy (and happy anniversary).

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            ebchower Sep 17, 2013 11:51 AM

            Rosa Mexicano in Hackensack.

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              borntodine Sep 17, 2013 09:03 AM

              I would say either varka in Ramsey!
              varkarstaurant.com

              Or if you want to try something different i would say local seasonal kitchen in ramsey is your best bet. but make sure to book well in advance.

              1. Monica Sep 17, 2013 08:46 AM

                http://www.yelp.com/biz/axia-taverna-...

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