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As for Dardens, I would tell you to try out 'Seasons 52' definitely Dardens took a giant leap into great food with this new brand.
First the food-- a large variety of bento boxes, sushi, soups, and appetizers. It's very pan-Asian cuisine at VERY affordable prices.
The decor is very hip, you'd think you were eating at a club with all the red lighting and tables atop zen sand gardens.
The best part? It's not server snooty. Imagine eating at Panera. You walk up to the counter, order your food, and they bring it to you. Cheap, hip, and tasty.
I also like Cafe Tutu Tango, but that tends to be a bit touristy too due to its close location to other attractions. Very good Tapas!
They played nice Christian music, and had quick service. And it's Dairy Queen!!!!
As you can guess, we aren't high-brow eaters.