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Sep 12, 2006 08:25 PM

Restaurant for rehearsal dinner close to Ace Conference Center in Lafayette Hill?

Can anyone recommend a moderately priced restaurant for a rehearsal dinner that is within easy driving distance (10-20 minutes) of the Ace Conference Center in Lafayette Hill? A liquor license is a must and the menu choices should appeal to those who may not be adventurous eaters. Thanks.

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  1. The General Lafayette Inn is nearby. Also, you will be close to Chestnut Hill, which has a few restaurants.

    1. I looked into the General Lafayette Inn to host a bridal shaower and was very happy with it. Nice atmosphere (downstairs) and reasonable prices. They offer a nice buffet option if your party is larger.

      1. And great beer at the General Lafayette!

        1. Persian Grill
          637 Germantown Pike
          Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
          (610) 825-2705

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          1. re: pierpont

            Persian Grill is very good, but we took some non-advenuturous types there and they really hated it. Didn't even finish their food. Even kebabs are weirdly spiced.

            1. re: jcmods

              We are very adventurous and thought Persian grill stunk. The kabobs were ok. Everything else was mediocre. The service was terrible. We waited 45 minutes to get the server's attention for a check then waited another 15 minutes for them to bring it to the table.

              1. re: joluvscards

                I agree you gotta stick with the kebobs. Too much fruit otherwise.

          2. Thanks for the information on The General Lafayette Inn. I'll definitely check it out. What is the general consensus on Thomas' in Manayunk? Please forgive my ignorance - I'm from New Jersey. Thanks again.

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            1. re: wmcnair

              I would say Thomas's is not what you are looking for. The food is generally bad.

              Perhaps look into Solaris Grille in Chestnut Hill, or maybe Cin Cin? I think that place "Rollers" also does lots of private parties, but I've never eaten there.