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Table For One: 11 Restaurants Suitable For Eating Solo

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    Truth: Just because you choose to dine solo does not mean you can't find a date. Sometimes, you may just want to enjoy a meal without making casual conversation — Hallmark holidays included. Because not only is it convenient, but it's empowering, too. But if a table for one feels daunting, we've got a few tips from life coach Betsy Sobiech of Tiara Coaching to take the edge off.

    "First, feel proud knowing you are a confident, grounded, urban woman [or man] who really does do what she [or he] wants. Second, choose a restaurant where you'll be satisfied by the environment, as well as the food. Third, be open, aware, and accepting of how you're feeling and the environment around you. You might feel a few different emotions, which is normal," she says.

    With Sobiech's tips in mind, click through to see the list of amazing eateries where no one would bat an eyelash at your single status.

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