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Dinner before or after Wicked?

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We will be seeing Wicked at the Ford Theater please give suggestions/opinions about dining before or after the show as well as good ideas about restaurants. Thanks so much!!

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  1. If you're going to an evening show, you won't get out until around 10:30 or 11, so you may want to eat beforehand.

    Personally, I'd suggest Atwood Cafe. http://www.atwoodcafe.com/ We ate there before seeing Wicked and the staff was great about making sure you finish with time to spare (but by no means rushing you) and the food was excellent.

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    1. re: chris

      I have eaten at Atwood before many shows.. it's great, and the atmosphere can't be beat!

      1. re: chris

        Thanks for the recommendation. Good location for a pre-show meal, promising sample menu online, but the actual menu on the night we went had a bit less appeal for us. More problematic was that the food was only mediocre on the night we went, with several dishes being a tad overcooked and/or over-seasoned. Could have been worse, but could have been better. Maybe an off night, which happens.

        Thanks again,

        T.

      2. Everest has a great pre-theater deal.

        1. I say before the show, definitely. There's nothing like dinner and a play - Wicked, no less!