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Crispo, Il Bastardo, or Gonzo

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Looking for a casual, mid-priced dinner for a weeknight evening(Wednesday). Any thoughts on these three? We are not looking for a "scene", or to be blown away. We would like soild food, within a reasonable price range. Thanks

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  1. Crispo is great. I haven't been to Gonzo. I've been to Il Bastardo for drinks and once for dessert. It strikes me as overpriced and a wannabe scene.

    1. Crispo is your best bet, great food, very consistent. I also like Gonzo but my last trip there was a little disappointing.I have not been to Il Bastardo.

      1. last trip to gonzo was terrible - love crispo

        1. Definitely Crispo. Start with the asparagus with prociutto and parmesan (I dream about it). Gonzo's just mediocre.

          1. love crispo! they have a caramelized cauliflower side dish that is AWESOME. and brussel sprouts. whole fish very good too.

            1. crispo also has a fantastic steak, i believe it was hanger steak, and reasonably priced. their salads are very good too. agree their asparagus with prosciutto and parmesan is delicious. it also has a big menu, so anyone can find something they like. gonzo was a disappointment to me, despite being only half full, the acoustics in the place are horrible and we could barely hear anything. while some like their pizzas, i found the crust too oily and not the texture i'm looking for in pizza.

              1. il bastardo has great t-bone steaks for two, also try their pappardelle with ossobuco sauce.

                1. i have to concur on crispo. nice, casual scene. great prices, delicious food.
                  i love the carbonara and the risotto balls. and i have to also agree that the asparagus with prosciutto and parmesan is fantastic.
                  and the zeppoles for dessert!

                  1. Get the bone marrow appetizer at Crispo!