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Feb 19, 2008 06:09 PM

Is Top of the Mark worth the $$$?

Made reservations to eat there next friday, but I hear it can get pretty spendy with a set menu and all. In upwards of $70 a person not including drinks. But do any of y'all think it is worth it or is there a better spot I should check out for a special dinner?

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    1. Only worth the money for brunch - not for dinner. Go there were for a pre- or post-prandial aperitif and enjoy the view but go elsewhere for dinner and you will be much, much happier.

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      1. re: Carrie 218

        thanks, i guess i'll try somewhere else like Le Coloniel.

        1. re: milojon

          I would avoid Le Colonial. The decor is nice, but, unfortunately, the food does not live up to the ambiance IMO.

          1. re: sfcitygirl

            ouch. I am 0 for 2 on choices, do you have another rec, in that area of downtown that is somewhat nice.

              1. re: Carrie 218

                Myth is in the process of being sold. I don't know what's going on with it right now, but it used to be very good. I'm not a huge fan of Perbacco. There's something a bit...corporate about it. Fleur de Lys is old school French. Not my favorite, but I'm sure you'd be happy if that's what you're after.

                How about Boulevard? It's a great place for special occasion dinners.

                1. re: mrs bacon

                  i think i'm gonna stick with le coloniel, there were no reservations for this friday around 7 for any of those three. i'll give a report on sunday.

      2. Drinks at top of the mark is far more fun when it's a swing dance night.

        Check the Lindy List for dates...

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        1. re: bbulkow

          I second that. If you're into swing dancing or expensive drinks with views, good idea. If you like brunch, not a bad choice. Everything else: skip it.

          1. re: swag

            thanks, i've already decided to definitley not go for dinner. Thanks for the help.