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This cafe and bakery has been featured on the "best list" of many publications. Homemade baked goods include out-of-this-world breads and muffins. Also offers original-recipe soups, sandwiches, fruit and pasta salads. Try their French toast for breakfast and take home some of the signature cookies and brownies.

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Overlooking Pope Avenue, this cafe boasts a warm and inviting atmosphere. Hot and hearty breakfasts include a variety of omelets and traditional classic Southern fare. Lunches offer a host of specialty soups and salads as well as deli sandwiches.

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This cafe has been featured in Travel & Leisure magazine and boasts a wide selection of Greek and Italian specialties including mousaka, pastitsio, spanakopita, traditional Italian pizzas and much more. For dessert, try their homemade baklava or cheesecake. Outside dining is available when the weather permits.

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The spacious patio at this crowd-pleasing restaurant's always a-buzz with patrons drinking festive cocktails and nibbling on bites from the grill. A large menu offers Caribbean-inspired eats such as almond crusted mahi-mahi, lobster tacos and red chili-rubbed flank steak. After dinner, order an ice cream cone and peruse souvenirs at the adjacent Ice Cream & Trading Company.

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Blond wood furnishings and decor give the interior of this restaurant a peaceful, naturalistic vibe. An interesting assortment of appetizers, from the steamed pork dumplings to sautéed ginger scallops, are offered and the sushi bar's always a hit. The teriyakis are good, too, and come with miso soup, rice and salad.

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Forest Beach

From the stylish bar to the intriguing dinner menu, there's plenty to like about this upscale dining room. Flavorful main course salads, steak, seafood and pasta line the menu. Try the Napa salad, with grilled tuna, Napa cabbage, toasted almonds, rice noodles and sesame ginger dressing. For something more substantial, dig into the juicy baby back ribs. Great wine list and martinis.

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At this popular Japanese steakhouse, patrons are in for quite a show as they watch the chef cook over an open flame right at their tables. Choose from Hibachi rib-eye steak, filet mignon, teriyaki chicken or shrimp, all served with fried rice and seasoned veggies. Great sushi bar, too.

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Outfitted with bright blue tables and chairs and colorful images of fish on the wall, this casual dining room's a great choice for dinner or drinks. Try some peel'n'eat shrimp, oysters on the half shell, or tuna sashimi from the raw bar, or one of the stellar mains, like the tarragon grilled ribeye or pan-seared jumbo scallops. Great martinis and happy hour specials, too.

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Charlie Golson, a local, is the proprietor of this innovative French cafe. Intimate and sophisticated. The friendly and attentive staff serve up delectable dishes. Extensive wine list a winner of the prestigious Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.

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