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Food and Entertainment at Prescription for Murder - Elephant & Castle

luci Feb 1, 2008 08:58 AM

Any feedback? Or on the Mobfather at Ricardo's in the N End? This would be for a Sweet 16 party. She is sophisticated. She is a foodie too.

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  1. finlero RE: luci Feb 1, 2008 09:08 AM

    I just pulled up the menus for both shows, and from a chow perspective, they look pretty underwhelming:


    While I've never had a downright terrible meal at E&C, it seldom clears the mediocre bar; much more of a watering hole than anything else. Since this is a fixed menu, I'd say the odds are that the food will be middling to bad.

    Never eaten at Ricardo's, so I can't comment. Anyone?

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      hiddenboston RE: finlero Feb 1, 2008 09:14 AM

      The food at Ricardo's is excellent, IMO, and it is rarely crowded. Prices are mostly good, too, though some of the wines can cost you a bit.

      I kinda like the Elephant and Castle, not so much for the food (which is average, IMO), but mainly because it is one of the few casual restaurants in the Financial District that is open for dinner.

      1. re: hiddenboston
        finlero RE: hiddenboston Feb 1, 2008 09:17 AM

        Agreed on E&C, but as things stand now, I'd vastly prefer to walk the extra few blocks to Kingston Station or the Good Life.

    2. mangorita RE: luci Feb 1, 2008 09:10 AM

      I've eaten at E&C and the food is pretty standard pub fare and nothing that is going to blow your socks off or impress a foodie.

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        luci RE: mangorita Feb 1, 2008 09:33 AM

        Thanks all..this is for a murder mystery theme dinner at either spot..sounds like Ricardos is better food?

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