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Wine + tapas tomorrow night?

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Was thinking about going to Bin8945, but it's an $85 minimum for our group of 7.

Searched through the threads and either Lou on Vine or Upstairs2 seemed promising. Any thoughts?

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  1. Totally different experiences. Bottlerock has snacks and wine in an industrial wine store setting. Bin 8945 is a restaurant with lots of wine by the glass.

    1. I had mediocre experience at Bin8945--I would recommend Tasca on 3rd & Crescent Heights...SO YUMMY & great service. The wine list isn't as extensive as Bin8945 but they more than make up for it with their tapas!

      1. If seven people went to a wine bar, how could they possibly get out for less than $85? Wine usually runs about $10 a glass, and just one or two dishes would quickly put you over that. I've spent that at Lou very quickly with just three people.

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        1. re: Chowpatty

          Sorry. Meant to say that it was a minimum of $85 per person.

        2. In that case, that seems very odd. Has anyone ever heard of a relatively casual restaurant with a minimum that high?

          1. Lou and Tasca are both excellent options.