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Jul 23, 2014 05:28 PM

Second Date - tasty but not too pricey

I need a recommendation for a good second date restaurant. First date was awesome but went a little overboard trying to impress and spent a small fortune. I was thinking something in the North End or the Seaport so we can walk around after.

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  1. It would be helpful if you could give us a price range even if you don't want to identify the restaurant so we can be more in your ballpark.

    1. What's "not too pricey"? That will help narrow it down.

      1. Dinner for 2, apps and wine for $100 or less.

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        1. re: dcarney

          Salty Pig by BB Station, Coda on Columbus Ave., Riccardo's in the North End, Audobon outside Kenmore Sq., Church in the Fenway, Marliave downtown, maybe Tavern Rd in Ft. Point.

        2. There are several places in the North End that would work and hopefully someone with more recent experience will chime in. My husband and I enjoy Antico Forno on Salem St. for baked pasta and pizza at reasonable prices. For non-Italian in the North End, the North Street Grille is cute and very reasonably priced.

          Maybe someone will talk about the atmosphere at Legal Harborside, first floor. The prices are in your range and I'm hoping to check it out soon. The views are wonderful.

          Hope your second date is even more awesome than the first!

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          1. re: bear

            The Daily Catch. Lovely view and patio, reasonable prices, quiet enough to hear yourself talk. Legals first floor is so noisy that you'd need a bullhorn to hear each other. legal's 2nd floor is lovely but pricey.

            1. re: teezeetoo

              Thanks for the Legal 1st floor report, teezee. Sounds like we can skip it, too.

          2. Really need to know the location of the first date, in order to give accurate guidance on second date. Don't want to shoot too low or too high, you know? Gotta find the sweet spot.

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            1. re: Bob Dobalina

              Although the OP may not want to identify the name incase his/her date also reads the board.