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Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Ft. Laud, Florida
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Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

I need a "nice" restaurant for a Sunday lunch family gathering...for about 11 people....somewhere they will take a reservation.

Any area within 20 minute drive north, south, or west of Republic airport is ok. ( don't want to travel any further East unless it is very close.)

None of us are familiar with the area.

Thanks for any suggestions.

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1. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

For very close to Republic, look at Four in Melville:

http://www.fourfoodstudio.com

Also there are many nice restaurants in Huntington Village and Babylon Village--both would be within your 20 minute limit.

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2. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Thanks so much for the link and for giving me the names of nearby towns. I appreciate your help.

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3. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

What type of food are you interested in?

For Italian, you may want to look into...

www.ciaobabyrestaurant.com/pages/default.aspx

the massapequa location would be close to the airport

Edited: 04 March 2013, 13:04
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4. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Thanks, Shoney for this link and the advice. Just about any food would be okay as long as the setting is "nice" and provides an opportunity for good conversation in pleasant surroundings.....and where they will take an advance reservation.

Thanks again.

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5. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Just checked...Ciao Baby is not open for Sunday lunch. :-(

Thanks anyway. I will try to find other places nearby.

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6. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Oh bummer! Sunday's can be tricky....

If you want Italian another popular one is...

http://www.buteras.com/buteras-seaford/

the seaford location would be a little west of the airport.

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7. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

For Mexican, you could try this in Huntington...

http://www.besitomexican.com/food

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8. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Thanks again, Shoney. Yes, I know Sundays can be tricky because we've run into this problem before. And many places that are open for lunch on Sundays don't take reservations which means standing on line with 11 people which means starving!!!

Butera's menu looks perfect. And there are different locations that look convenient depending on which direction people want to go afterwards: Woodbury, Seaford,

Thanks again so much for this. It's enormously helpful...especially when you don't know the area at all.

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9. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Great!

I did think of another one. I just ate at the Smithtown location on Saturday night. The food was great. It is served family style and the portions are huge! They say they serve 2 to 3.

I know family style isn't for everyone, but I thought with such a large group, I would put it out there!

The plainview location would be the one for you.

http://www.kpsearch.com/df/LaFamiglia/all.asp

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10. Re: Need a restaurant recommendation near Republic Airport

Sounds like a good choice, Shoney. I'll check it out and put it on the list.

Thanks again for your interest and your help.