The first time I walked into The Musket Room, I thought, "This would be a fabulous date spot." The location, on a quiet stretch of Elizabeth Street. The space, minimalist but elegant, all washed brick and rich wood, with a functional garden in back, strings of lights hanging overhead. The vibe, which gets a fun bar crowd up front but stays more sedate in back. And the food, of course.
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