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Jun 1, 2010 01:03 PM

I'm Stuck - Dinner for 8 Girls

Every month we have a girl's dinner normally at a restaurant suggested by me.
Recent dinners have been at Globefish, Charcut, Vin Room and Alloy.
Someplace central is preferred.

I am asking for suggestions because I am drawing a blank. Something casual and fun that i have chance of getting a reservation for 8 on 48 hours notice.

any help would be greatly appreciated.


Vin Room
2310-4th St SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1X2, CA

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  1. I went to Brava Bistro with a group of 8 a couple of months ago and had a great time. Service was on point. Food and drinks great. Atmosphere cool. Would go again with a group that size in a heartbeat.

    Brava Bistro
    723 17th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B6, CA

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    1. re: DeeDub

      I second the recommendation for Brava. We did a girls' dinner there and it was awesome.

      1. re: Merry113

        Me three! Great food, service and a nice lively atmosphere.

    2. Blink

      May I also suggest you try Open Table - stick in your date, time and party size and see what's available.- maybe something will strike your fancy,

      Blink Restaurant
      111 8th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1B4, CA

      1. What about Velvet? Great vibe and maybe there are still tickets to a show that night, too.

        Also: Jaro Blue, if it's a weeknight--seems like it fills up quickly on a weekend.

        1. Recently I hosted a ladies' dinner at Laurier Lounge for 5ppl on recommendations from this board - was great! The ladies loved it! The drinks were fun and the tapas plates/poutine/fondue were great to share.

          Also a few other suggestions: Una Pizza or Divino?

          , New York, AB , USA

          Laurier Lounge
          1111 7 St SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0A1, CA

          1. You could try Spiros on 17th. They have roast suckling pig every Wed night as their special and lamb on a spit on Tues evenings. I tried the suckling pig and it was delicious. The $25 entree included a greek salad to start and veggies and potatoes with the main. The greek salad was one of the better ones that I've had in Calgary. And I loved the crispy skin of the suckling pig. They serve other items on the menu too such as pizza. For dessert, try their cheesecake. It is to-die-for!