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NoVa dining with folks and Grannie - need help!

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NoVa dining with folks and Grannie - need help!

Shenandoahslammer | Jan 7, 2004 02:54 PM

My folks are coming to town this weekend and we would like to take them somewhere nice to eat Fairfax/Burke/Falls Church/Arlington/Vienna/Mclean. I have two issues that need to be considered:

1. My mom will be wildly uncomfortable eating at an expensive, "jacket and tie type" restaurant (not that she would wear a jacket and tie). She ingrained that in all of us kids – I’ve used a sales expense account to get over it.
2. We will be taking my grandma - who uses a walker and doesn't get around too good after breaking a hip last year. No stairs - or not too many. Also, she is a quiet little Grannie – so it can’t be too loud.

We did L'auberge last year. Mom was a little uptight at first and if they would have had a $7.95 chicken sandwich she would have ordered it in a second saying "Oh, I had a huge lunch today…" She got over it about half way through and really enjoyed it. Unfortunately they are booked up for the targeted time.

Anyone got any other ideas? Looking for quieter and fancier than Sweetwater, but not Maestro.

All suggestions appreciated.

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