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Clio Tasting Menu Or Gracies?

dalliance Dec 2, 2009 04:37 AM

I have an anniversary dinner up, and I was wondering if anyone had an insight into whether they I should go for the tasting menu's at Clio's (in Boston) or Gracie's.

Gracie's 7 tasting runs at 90 dollars,

I believe Clio's 9 for 115? Or around there at least.

We're a teeny bit tight on budget, and was wondering what would be a better bang for the buck. :)


  1. k
    kidschef Dec 2, 2009 05:50 PM

    I would pass on both. I had a horrible experience at Clio. They are just so full of themselves. While the food is good the portions are very, very small. I was not impressed and have not gone back ad don't think I ever will. Gracies is ok, but I think they have really gone down hill since they moved off of Federal Hill. While they do, do tasting menu's I think the consept there has become run of the mill and very over priced. I would go to Chez Pascal on Hope street and have their tasting menu. It's less expensive than both Clio ad Gracies, the food is excellent, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. It's a Winner

    Chez Pascal Restaurant
    960 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906

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      thinks too much Dec 2, 2009 06:19 AM

      Think also of Still River Cafe (Northeastern Conn) They do 10 courses for $75.
      They do close down at the end of December, so check their website for their dates.

      1. f
        Frank Terranova Dec 2, 2009 04:56 AM

        I have not been to Clios yet. But I can vouch for Gracies its very good plus excellent service. They have a $30.00 3 course menu for budget minded people

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