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Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center

August 05, 2011 15:27 ET

Exceptional Deals, Events and More for Delectable Dining in Augusta

Savor the Summer With Fine Dining and Relaxing Seasonal Events

AUGUSTA, GA--(Marketwire - Aug 5, 2011) - Summer in Augusta brings the savory flavor of cool dining delights to the carefree atmosphere and fine Southern hospitality traditionally found along the banks of the Savannah River.

Leading restaurants in downtown Augusta, GA in the culinary tribute to summer, Augustino's, located inside the prestigious Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, has created a tantalizing special summer dinner menu that optimizes summer-fresh local ingredients to provide guests with an exquisite dining experience. Popular among Augusta Italian restaurants, this fine establishment hails as Augustino's Italian Eatery & Prime Steaks serving up only the finest prime Certified Angus Beef steaks along with superior Italian seafood and a wide range of award-winning wines.

Changing its menu several times during the year to take advantage of fresh seasonal foods as well as provide healthy options to match the demands of the season, Augustino's summer dinner special, an outstanding tribute to summer, is available now through September 5, 2011. The menu's special entrées -- Bruno's Baby Back Ribs, Seared Ahi Tuna Tapenade, Chicken Fricassee and Grilled Eggplant and Smoked Mozzarella Casserole -- are embellished with sides such as pan roasted farm fresh zucchini, summer peas, baby carrots, spicy bourbon barbecue sauce, crispy shoestring fries and mushroom ragu' over a buttermilk biscuit. But, before diving into these tasty treats, the appetite is enticed with a Watermelon Summer Salad that includes fresh watermelon with marinated red onion, baby spinach leaves, gorgonzola crumbles and keylime vinaigrette! A sweet finish to a great deal, priced at only $39.95, this summer menu is completed with a mini strawberry shortcake and chocolate mousse cake sampler for two.

Fine dining in Augusta, GA is easy in this prominent downtown area, with an abundance of excellent, locally owned restaurants, bars and entertainment venues near the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, one of the premier hotels near James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium.

As the atmosphere of summer resonates throughout the downtown area, weekend guests at the Augusta Marriott are conveniently located just two blocks from a Saturday market featuring locally grown produce so it's easy to enjoy the harvest of Georgia's fresh summer fruits and vegetables. Aside from the fresh tastes found in the area, the relaxing sounds of jazz music make their way over the waters of the Savannah River each Sunday night as the Candlelight Jazz 2011 concert series continues along Riverwalk Augusta, rain or shine, at the new River Stage at 8th Street.

About the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
The Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center is conveniently located in the heart of Augusta's downtown business district and includes ample conference and event space along with state-of-the-art facilities and services to host inspirational meetings, professional trade shows and elegant social events. Also located near cultural attractions, fine shopping, the Georgia Health Sciences University and the Augusta National Golf Club, this luxury hotel welcomes both business and leisure travelers to experience its riverfront accommodations and fine Southern hospitality.

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    Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites
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