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pvonner Jun 17, 2010 09:09 AM

Can anyone give recommendations for an inexpensive ($20 per person) and fun place to host a wedding rehearsal dinner for about 50 people in Boston/Cambridge area. Since the wedding is formal, I wanted the rehearsal dinner to be more relaxed and informal.

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    OLDCHEF Jun 17, 2010 03:44 PM

    globe in back bay has back room upstairs we had party in may they treated us great simple food and good pints

    1. CreativeFoodie42 Jun 18, 2010 06:15 AM

      Is BBQ too informal? Redbones might be a fun place to a get a group together although I'm not sure how they deal with private parties.

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      Redbones
      55 Chester St, Somerville, MA 02144

      1. MABMAQ Jun 18, 2010 08:14 AM

        Giacomo's in the North End is pretty good ....

        http://www.giacomosblog-boston.blogsp...

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          FeastNut2008 Jun 20, 2010 05:57 AM

          I don't think Giacomo's can fit 50 people in the entire restaurant in the North End. Not sure about their South End location.

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          smld77 Jun 19, 2010 10:09 AM

          There are some great places in cambridge. Cambridge Brewing Company, Grafton Street,). $20/per person is hard to get in Boston. Joe's on the waterfront has a great upstairs room with a view over the water,

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          Cambridge Brewing Company
          1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139

          Grafton Street Pub and Grill
          1230 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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            mortimerpickle Jul 1, 2010 07:16 PM

            Does this $20 include alcohol? You can easily spend $20 pp just on wine and beer, never mind the food. S&S Deli is spacious and NEVER crowded at night. Not sure I'd consider it fun.

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              FeastNut2008 Jul 3, 2010 05:34 AM

              Another option that is around your price range (some entrees a little below and some a little bit more) than what you're looking to spend is Eastern Standard.

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              Eastern Standard
              528 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

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