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mjb816 Oct 5, 2007 07:05 AM

Heading to Atlanta for 3 days on business (10+ people) and need a restaurant to take clients to. We are staying in the Midtown area.

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  1. jboeke RE: mjb816 Oct 6, 2007 11:36 AM

    I've been to Nan for business meetings before and it worked out really well. But it was a problem for anyone who wasn't into foreign cuisines. If you've got more traditional folks as far as tastes, then One Midtown Kitchen or Rathbuns might be better bets.

    1. runningwithtweezers RE: mjb816 Oct 7, 2007 08:07 AM

      I would agree with Nan as a recommendation. Recently had a business lunch here and it was pretty great. Very impressive and high end Thai food. For those not into ethnic cuisine, I would say Ecco is a great spot to go. Its at Cypress St. and 7th in Midtown...and a varied menu of entrees, pizza, small plates. Rathbun's is a good choice but can be rather loud. The Globe could also be a good destination for you with their varied menu, cool interior, and midtown location (5th and Spring in midtown).

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        laurendlewis RE: runningwithtweezers Oct 7, 2007 12:59 PM

        I wasn't wowed by Globe, but I definitely agree with all of the other suggestions.

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        Katj RE: mjb816 Oct 8, 2007 08:14 AM

        Maybe Veni Vidi Vici, I have always had great food there.

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          Newcomb Girl RE: Katj Oct 9, 2007 02:40 PM

          Rathbun's might be a bit of a hike. Veni Vidi Vici (14th & West Peachtree) is always a good choice for a "power dinner," and they have a small private room you might consider (don't think there's a rental charge for it). I recently went to Trois (14th & Peachtree) for the first time. Don't know if the noise level inside will be condusive to a business dinner, but the food was fabulous. If you have a carnivorous crowd, consider Taurus. It won't necessarily win any culinary awards, but it's likely to be spot-on for a business group. As I write you I mourn the now-decades-ago loss of Coach & Six which would have met all your requirements (location, cuisine, atmosphere) perfectly.

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          LizATL RE: mjb816 Oct 9, 2007 03:42 PM

          Good suggestions so far, but I suggest that you also do a search on this board. We frequently address questions like this, and it is easier to answer your query in a more tailored way if you give us some ideas of what you would like.

          Also, please do post a follow-up!

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            mjb816 RE: LizATL Oct 10, 2007 01:45 PM

            Thanks, LizATL I have been looking at the site and have some good suggestions. The dinner is not to meet, as much as to treat clients to a night out. We are not adverse to a cab ride I just don't know Atlanta at all, or where to head. Any help is appreciated.

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              LizATL RE: mjb816 Nov 7, 2007 08:19 PM

              So where did you end up going and how was it?

              I don't check this site frequently anymore, so I am just now seeing your response. Hope you had fun!

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