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Mar 24, 2010 07:25 AM

Pizzeria Bianco

So if we want to eat right at 5pm this saturday, is 330 a good time to get there and wait for the doors to open? Going to the symphony and have to get in and get out, asap

Pizzeria Bianco
623 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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  1. Maybe it would work, but why subject yourself to that stress? I would never recommend trying to eat at PB before an event with a specific start time. Not only is there the potential to miss the first seating, but also why would you want to get in and out quickly when PB is a celebrated restaurant that you've waited a while to get in to? Personally, I'd save PB for another time when it's the only planned activity of the evening or when it comes after a matinee, rather than before an evening performance. You could then savor the experience in a less stressful situation. These days, there are enough decent options near Symphony Hall to allow pre-event dining without the stress of trying to time a meal at PB.

    1. Don't do it. Go somewhere that opens earlier, relax, and enjoy the meal. There's no point going to somewhere good if you're just going to rush through the experience.

      1. Ditto what exit2lef and JK said above.

        Maybe consider going to PB after the symphony?

        1. If, despite what's already been posted, you still want to try PB before the show, then I'd say between 3:00-3:30 is probably safe. It *is* a Saturday so you might want to be on the earlier side but I can't imagine that you wouldn't make the first seating if you were there by 3:00 ... but there is no guarantee.

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          1. re: azbirdiemaker

            Thanx for all the replies.
            We have alternate plans, just in case we cant get in on the first seating at Bianco.
            We're headed to the symphony that starts at 8, but there is an exhibit beforehand, so we'd like to be at symphony hall no later than 7.
            If we get in, we get in, if not, we'll go elsewhere