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Dinner After Graduation

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I would be glad to hear suggestions for celebration dinner for 6 on Saturday night after son's law school graduation. He would like to go to Vespaio, but I don't want to risk it with no possibility of reservations. Don't really want a steak house. Has anyone had a good experience at Shoreline Grill lately? I would like it to go to a place with comfortable seating, good service and not too loud. Also thought of Roaring Fork or Louie's. Surely there is something else out there that hasn't come to mind. Thanks!

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  1. If you don't mind going to the Arboretum area, and there are sushi lovers in your group, I suggest Kenobi. The restaurant is beautiful and comfortable, it is not loud, the food I have had there has been very good. They accept reservations. The dinner entree menu is a bit limited, but has steak, chicken and fish. They have lots of appetizers and sushi options and a very nice house salad.

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    1. How about the Driskill Grill? It fits your description really well. It's quiet, the service is absolutely top notch and the food is really terrific. Also, they're featuring a 3 course prix fixe menu these days for $39. My mother, husband and I recently had it and it was a great experience.

      There's also Paggi House. It's a little noisier, but not so much that you can't hold a conversation. The service is excellent here too. They don't offer a prix fixe menu so the final bill might be spendier, but the food is simple and really excellent.

      Both places take reservations and are perfect for a celebratory dinner.