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Economical Italian in D.C. for Big Group

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Economical Italian in D.C. for Big Group

jerf | Oct 23, 2007 12:09 PM

My friend Jamie's Italian family is coming to visit from Ohio this weekend, and she's looking for a decent place to take them all on Saturday night. Her sister Sherry is running a marathon on Sunday, and only wants pasta.

I've seen suggestions in other threads for Dino and Sette Osteria, but I don't know price ranges. Sherry hates Buca di Beppo, and they're considering Maggiano's in Chevy Chase. Personally, I would like to recommend someplace non-chain over Maggiano's.

Since it's a family outing and they're not wealthy, nobody is looking to break the bank but I think they want to enjoy a step up from generic.

Any suggestions?

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Palena Cafe and Locanda popped up as interesting options from Washingtonian.com. Has anyone tried these places? I'm especially interested in Locanda on Capitol Hill.

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