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Coolidge Corner Dinner...for TONGIHT..Friday....see requirements

Kodiak604 Jul 23, 2010 11:10 AM

Ok, so I have a date tonight. Going to a 7:30 show at the Coolidge Corner Theater and want to do dinner after in the neighborhood...or a short drive. We are 2 late 20's males, its a first date, dont want romantice but do want a place where we can be comfortable...any suggestiong? help! I know this is late notice but I hope some of you are online to help...

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  1. Prav RE: Kodiak604 Jul 23, 2010 11:21 AM

    Dok Bua, for super fresh and delicious Thai! It's cheap and simple, and not formal at all (good for 1st date).

    It's on Harvard St., just a little beyond C.C.

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      kimfair1 RE: Kodiak604 Jul 23, 2010 11:24 AM

      Lineage is a more upscale place that may suit your needs (not sure about what you were looking at spending, and if price is more important than ambience). It's on Harvard St right in Coolidge Corner, a very short walk from the theater.

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        Prav RE: kimfair1 Jul 23, 2010 11:28 AM

        I thought about Lineage, too. But I wonder if it might be a little bit too nice for a casual first date for two 20-somethings? Plus, entrees are pretty expensive.

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          justbeingpolite RE: kimfair1 Jul 23, 2010 11:30 AM

          Or the Regal Beagle, in between in it's scale.

          Regal Beagle
          308 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

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            Prav RE: justbeingpolite Jul 23, 2010 11:39 AM

            How about Arrow's, in Ogunquit? (Who remembers that thread from a while back?) :)

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              kimfair1 RE: Prav Jul 23, 2010 11:44 AM

              I do, I do! Man, I hated that place.

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          gourmaniac RE: Kodiak604 Jul 23, 2010 11:40 AM

          If you and your date prefer interesting Japanese, Shiki is a nice choice and very convenient for CCT.

          9 Babcock Street, Brookline, MA 02446

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            Gordough RE: Kodiak604 Jul 23, 2010 11:43 AM

            I don't know how long the show is but if it is 2.5 hours or more, your options may be limited as you will be dining at 10:00PM which is late for the neighborhood. Is sushi an option? Tons of sushi in that neighborhood some of which is open late.

            1. yumyum RE: Kodiak604 Jul 23, 2010 12:03 PM

              Go to the reagle beagle. Perfect casual spot for after the show.

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                cmd RE: yumyum Jul 23, 2010 01:38 PM

                Agreed. If you know about what time the show will get out, you might want to reserve. It's a bit tight in there.

                I'll also plug my favorite, Khao Sarn, as a backup. I'm in the minority on this, but I prefer their food to Dok Bua's, and they have booze (and a great bartender).

                Khao Sarn
                250 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

              2. Delhiwala RE: Kodiak604 Jul 23, 2010 12:36 PM

                How about Sichuan Gourmet? It is only a short trip away at the site of the old Chef Changs.

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