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in need of birthday dinner recommendations

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looking for a reasonably priced restaurant for this coming weekend to celebrate my birthday. normally, picking a place to go would be easy, but for some reason, i'm stuck. looking for help from fellow chowhounders. here are the basic requirements:

- not looking to break the bank

- must be in boston area and T accessible

- looking to serve between 3 and 8

- must have either a byob policy (e.g., dok bua) or a bar. it is my birthday, after all :)

with that said, no dietary preferences ... pretty open to types of food. among my favorite places are dok bua, india quality, taiwan cafe, picco, and tacos lupita. any suggestions?

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  1. How about Elephant Walk? The $29.99 tasting menu they offer is quite reasonably priced, IMHO, and offers some very interesting choices. They've got alcohol. And both the Cambridge and Boston locations are T accessible.

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    Elephant Walk
    900 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215

    Elephant Walk
    2067 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

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    1. re: teaperson

      Tasca in Brighton is great for your birthday. They offer a free birthday dinner and excellent sangria and tapas. It is also T accessible off the B line on Washington Street.

      1. re: MtVernon

        a free birthday dinner? sounds too good to be true :) thank you both for the suggestions!