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Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

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Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

My husband isn't much of a social person but I really want to take him out for his birthday.

I'm looking for somewhere fun, with good food, and not super expensive.

Newberg, Oregon
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1. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

What kind of food does your hubby like? Drinks? Wine? Ambience -- romantic, brewpub???

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2. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

I always liked it when my wife would ask me where I wanted to go on my birthday. Have you asked him? You really should. Chuck.

Portland, Oregon
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3. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

If he is not much of a social guy I'm guessing he probably would not like going to some of our more over crowded spots. For a brewery I would suggest Deschutes it is big enough that if there is a line you won't have to wait forever. If he likes Chinese, Frank's Noodle House is awesome. For BBQ, Podnah's Pit is the best. If you go nice but not break the bank Nostrana is a good bet. There is a lot to choose from. I like the idea of asking him what he wants then get back to us and we may have some better suggestions.

Scott

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Salem, Oregon
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4. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

He loves all kinds of food but not much into drinking or the club scene

Salem, Oregon
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He just wants to stay home. We have two small children so he doesn't want to spend much $

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6. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

Well, there you go, Briezzy. Now you know what HE wants to do. Good Job. Why not cook him his favorite dinner and a special desert? After all, celebrating isn't about where you do it but who you do it with. Chuck.

Portland, Oregon
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7. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

We love to take our kids to Laurelwood or HUB. They have toys and a modest play area with a train table that kids can play with. Go at 5:00 and there will be tons of families there with kids. It works great for us because we can enjoy our dinner, the kids can grab a couple of bites go play, come back and grab a couple of more bites.

Scott

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8. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

What about a restaurant in Salem instead of driving to Portland?

Are you thinking of taking the children with you or getting a babysitter?

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9. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

PTT and Half-Brit: I don't see anything about children? Chuck.

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10. Re: Husbands 21st birthday wanna take him out

No. 5 from OP -- "we have two small children..."