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Apr 27, 2009 03:45 PM

mothers day dinner: canoe vs. celestin vs. nota bene?

thoughts? i'm afraid that my mom is going to pass out once we get the bill at canoe, haha.

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  1. Well...they are all pricey....but for my money I'd say Nota Bene. I've been there several time - including a major holiday (Valentine's Day) where they were innundated with diners - and the food and the service has been by far the best I've had in this city.

    The dishes are inventive without being over the top - I had probably the best octopus I've ever had...and the sumac dusted fish was TDF!!

    The service is attentive and professional without being clingy.

    And the space is gorgeous.

    Can't say enough.

    3 Replies
    1. re: jrabbit2727

      Neither Canoe nor Nota Bene is not typically open on Sunday... that might solve your problem!

      1. re: Rabbit

        good thing i made reservations for saturday! :)

        1. re: goldendelicious

          So does this mean you decided on Nota Bene... did Celestin get knocked out of the running?

    2. I find the food at Canoe the best of the three, as well as the setting (and usually the service).