Quince is the perfect place for a special occasion dinner. It feels very homey, but elegant at the same time, with low lighting and simple cream-colored decor. I had what was probably the best glass of champagne of my life to start, and the meal only got better from there. The food is excellent - all three courses were delicious, but I'll never forget the petrale sole with mandarin sauce and white carrots (so fresh...and so rich!) Dessert (which I almost skipped and am very glad I didn't) was also amazingly good. Service is very professional and attentive, right from the moment you step through the door.
As a special touch (and a very nice surprise), they had printed a special menu for me that read "Happy Birthday Janet" at the top (they had asked if it was a special occasion at the time the reservation was made). At the end of the evening, they presented it to me rolled up and tied with a red ribbon. These little details really make a dinner extra special.
Just as a tip as far as making reservations, we called a week ahead for a Saturday reservation and got one at 10 PM, but they offered to put us on a waiting list for an earlier one. We honestly didn't think there was any chance of that happening, so we were pleasantly surprised to get a call on the afternoon of our reservation with an offer of an earlier one at 7:30. The meal is rather pricey, especially if you indulge yourself with all four courses and a bottle of wine, but it's definitely worth it, even if it's not a special occasion!