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5 spots for a romantic dinner on the Cape

For many diners, the location of a table at a restaurant is as essential to the evening’s overall experience as the ambience, the service, the food, even the price. A special celebration can quickly turn sour if you’re seated elbow-to-elbow with fellow diners or feet from the kitchen.

Most restaurants have their prime tables, those tucked into a corner, with an ocean view, or positioned for privacy. These are the romantic tables that normally must be requested, unless luck intervenes.

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