X2O, The Boathouse, or Buffet de la Gare for special Mom's birthday?
- meaganl Sep 13, 2009 06:43 AM
Deciding between these three for a milestone birthday. Any outright winner? It's would be for this coming Saturday or Sunday if that makes a difference.
I'm also open to any other suggestions.
I haven't been to the Boathouse, but from the reviews I've read, though it sounds nice, I doubt it's as special occasion-y as X2O. (Other CHs may correct me if I'm wrong!) I recently went back to X2O for an anniversary and was grateful for how special they made our night. Make sure to note that it's a special occasion when you make the reservation. There were several birthdays the night we were there-- including a celebration for a very spry 90 year old man-- and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.
They are both wonderful, but different. X20 is gorgeous, and with the very pretty views on the River, a very special evening. Buffet de la Gare is delicious, cozy and warm. It might depend the time of day. I'd take noon at X20. If i'ts a rainy night, I'd chose the warmth of Buffet de la Gare. If it's a sunny fall afternoon, evening, I might chose X20. But for a winter evening, Buffet de la Gare. Both food is excellent. Buffet de la Gare more traditional. X20 more cutting edge.