If you're looking for a classy but affordable place to take a date, Nicola's in Over-the-Rhine has you covered. Every Monday is Bolognese night, which consists of a large portion of pasta — one serving is plenty for two people — as well as your choice of two house salads, and all for only $17. Opened in 1996, Nicola's is a well-established purveyor of authentic and unfussy Italian cuisine. With a wide selection of wines, a knowledgeable and sharply dressed staff, and a beautiful dimly lit and rustic brick interior, Nicola's provides the perfect atmosphere for anyone celebrating an anniversary or just a romantic evening in the city. nicolasotr.com.