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Seeking a Fun, Fantastic Restaurant for 50th Birthday Celebration for 6 Folks

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SD318 Dec 31, 2009 10:55 AM

Looking for a great place for dinner for 6 to celebrate my brother-in-law's 50th birthday in mid January.

Some places we're considering:

- Nobu
- Ouest
- Bar Americain (probably not, since it's too noisy)
- Geisha

As you can see, we've narrowed it down to American, French or Japanese, but I'm not so up on the better Japanese restaurants that won't break the bank. We'd like to keep it to under $100pp all in at whatever spot we choose and a place where noise is kept to a minimum.

If anyone can offer up some good suggestions, with any cuisine in mind (sans Italian this time) where to hold this bash, it'd be most appreciated.

Thanks all - and have a Happy New Year!

  1. smokeandapancake Dec 31, 2009 02:57 PM

    artisinal. that would be my recco!

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      RGR Dec 31, 2009 03:08 PM

      Artisanal is not a good choice if you're looking to avoid a high noise level.

      I would suggest dbBistro Moderne. Delicious food and good service. The ambiance has a convivial feel with a noise level that is conversation-friendly. Depending on what you drink, you should able to meet your budget.

      Photos of our recent dinner there can be seen here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391...

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        ossauiraty Dec 31, 2009 03:23 PM

        artisanal!!! it's SO much fun!
        totally rocks!

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          SD318 Jan 1, 2010 06:44 PM

          Thanks for your recommendations, all. I love Artisinal and never thought of dbBistro Moderne...will check them out as possibilities.

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