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Best Special Occasion Dining

From Atlanta to DC, the ten best special occasion hot spots near you

When you're planning a special occasion dinner, everything needs to be just right: the food exquisite, the ambience festive yet soothing and the service impeccable. Basically, the whole dining experience needs to match a mood of elevation when you get family and friends together to fete an anniversary, graduation or promotion. For your next grand affair, rely on our lists to help you find great special occasion restaurants in a city near you.


Top 10 Special Occasion Restaurants Near You:


New York
Orange County
Philadelphia
Phoenix/Scottsdale

Portland, OR
San Diego
San Francisco
Seattle
Washington DC


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