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help with rec. for birthday dinner

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My parents are coming to town for my dad's birthday--had intended to take him to Boka but they are closed for a private party that day. Should be something that has a decent amount of seafood or vegetarian, not too loud, maybe new in the last year or so? I've searched the threads but am a little confused about pricing--our budget doesn't stretch to Alinea, etc. Neighborhood not imp. Any thoughts?

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  1. If you've never been to North Pond, that would be an excellent choice, based on the criteria you've stated. The setting in the park is perfect for a special occasion, and the food is excellent, featuring local and seasonal ingredients, including multiple seafood and vegetarian options. www.northpondrestaurant.com