A Wonderful Dinner at Amelia's Restaurant on Balboa Island

Another weekend and another fantastic Travelzoo. Around six months ago Jenn and I went to Amelia's Restaurant on Balboa Island with a $40 Groupon and loved it. When we saw the Travelzoo had a $59 4-Course meal with Wine I purchased it right after it posted. So this past weekend (Saturday 6/2) we had the opportunity to drive the mile to the restaurant and enjoy an incredibly tasty meal. 

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We started off with a bottle of 2009 ClosDu Bois Cabernet Sauvignon (our favorite) and our first course, Calamari which was quite delicious. 

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After the delicious appetizer we went to the Soup/Salad portion of our meal. Jenn went with the Minestrone and I went with the Clam Bisque. Both were quite good, although my Clam Bisque was a little too creamy for my taste.

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My favorite part, the main course. Although I had a tough time deciding (nothing new there) Jenn went straight ahead with her staple of Spaghetti with Meatballs. I decided to try to get the full vouchers worth and go the Filet Mignon with Pasta. My Filet was a bit on the small side but outside of that everything was absolutely delicious. 

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And then it was onto everyone's favorite portion of the meal, desert. At this point we were both on the full side but we decided heck why not have a little desert it comes with the voucher. I went with the Tiramisu and Jenn had their special of the night, Cheesecake. Both deserts were delicious. 

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It was a truly delicious meal and did I mention we loved the wine (plus I loved the lady's expression behind me). 

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Another great Travelzoo and Date Night experience. Even though we didn't walk down to Balboa (our normal procedure) it was still a romantic and fun evening. It is just so nice to get out and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us from every direction. I pray we have so many more of these amazing date nights because I know for a fact we both love them. Until next time bon appetite.