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Friday evening business dinner near Ritz-Carlton Boston Commons

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JRBlack Sep 27, 2007 07:37 AM

Looking for suggestions for a place for a business dinner for a group of 6 or so. Doesn't need to be walking distance from the Ritz-Carlton, but don't want too long a trip, either. Looking for something somewhat upscale, ethnic or Continental/eclectic/New American all okay. Just don't want someplace too noisy for conversation. For frame of reference, last year we took more or less the same group to Excelsior. Thanks!

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    csammy RE: JRBlack Sep 27, 2007 07:55 AM

    #9 Park, Troquet and Pigalle are all within walking distance of the Ritz.

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      BBHound RE: JRBlack Sep 27, 2007 08:25 AM

      Locke-Ober, Davio's and KO Prime all fit your need as well.

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      Davio's
      75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116

      Locke-Ober
      3 Winter Place, Boston, MA 02108

      KO Prime
      90 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108

      1. Sal Monella RE: JRBlack Sep 27, 2007 09:07 AM

        Via Matta for upscale Italian cuisine.

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          MB fka MB RE: Sal Monella Sep 27, 2007 09:22 AM

          I love the food at Via Matta, but that dining room can be LOUD. If it's not a weekend night, it should be okay. I find that on a date, I welcome the loudness because it actually provides for more privacy at your table, but the noise could be tough for a group.

          For a business dinner I'd probably go for No. 9 Park.

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            JRBlack RE: MB fka MB Sep 27, 2007 08:47 PM

            Thanks for all the tips, Bostonians, especially about the noise level at Via Matta. That knocks it off the list.

        2. TomH RE: JRBlack Sep 28, 2007 01:11 PM

          Maybe blu in the Ritz Carlton Residences? I haven't been there in a little while but last time I was there with a group of clients it was fantastic and the noise level was not bad at all

          1. Beach Chick RE: JRBlack Sep 28, 2007 01:21 PM

            Love Locke-Ober!

            www.Locke-Ober.com

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