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CLIO MENU?

LOOKING FOR A RECENT CLIO MENU. MIGHT GO IN 2 WEEKS BUT THEY HAVE NO WEBSITE RIGHT NOW? BUT STILL UNDECIDED BETWEEN NO 9, CLIO, AND LESPALIER

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  1. Clio is my favorite...not sure if this is the most up to date, but here is a link...

    http://www.bostonchefs.com/clients/Cl...

    1. It's a hard choice between Clio and No.9. The food is very good at both of them. Why not eat lunch at one and dinner at the other?

      1. I wouldn't bother with L'Espalier. Last time I was there the food was just fine. At those prices it should be fantastic. My DC's all agreed that there are other much better options (the other two you mentioned as well as Troquet). I haven't been to Clio but am hankering to go there.

        Just my quick two cents.

        -Dave

        1. Have to go with Clio. Ken Oringer the chef is the "state of the art" in Boston, service is top notch and the room is mature without being too stiff. It is my feeling that Clio has an atmosphere that is not quite as intense as L'Espallier though the food at L'Espallier is as well crafted and served. I have never been a big fan of No 9, love the food, but never felt that staff enjoyed me being there as much as they should.

          1. I completely agree with Dave B's assessment of L'Espaliere. Food wasn't even fine the last time I was there. Wouldn't go back.

            1. I had a great dinner at L'Espaliere a couple of months ago, but even using the word great to describe it, it is still not up to Clio. Clio is outstanding and although I am proably like the OP and likes to look at the menu before going (drives my DW crazy) I like the "open the present" atmosphere of what Clio can conger up.

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              1. re: jfood

                MORE SO LOOKING FOR PRICES AND TASTING MENUS

              2. I would go with No9. I lived right across the street from Clio for several years. I ate there many times. I think it is fine, but not the transcedant experience many describe. I feel Clio rests on the reputation of its chef (who is usually at the sushi bar if he is there at all), and is not a good value. I know I am in the vast minority here, but I never looked forward to going there. It was always at a visitors request.

                1. We had a great tasting menu at Troquet a couple of months ago and the wine pairings were spot on! If I remember correctly the 6 courses with wine was about $125 per head.

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                  1. re: csammy

                    I couldn't agree more with csammy. Troquet is a very good place to chow down even if your not into wine. Save room for the cheese. Chris(the owner) is really into it.

                  2. Since their website is being remodeled and the BostonChefs Clio menu page doesn't include tasting info, you may be best off calling the restaurant to get the information you are after: 617-536-7200.