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Rehearsal Dinner Coconut Grove Area... need help

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adri3387 Jan 3, 2011 09:41 AM

I am trying to help out my Aunt (her son is getting married) out. She is looking for a place to have a rehearsal dinner for around 30 people in the Coconut Grove area. Something with a private room maybe...? The wedding is at the vizcaya so I guess it is going to be a pretty fancy pants wedding. Any thoughts or info would be wonderful!

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    bry520 Jan 3, 2011 10:52 AM

    Calamari is probably your best bet. Its nice, has good food, and has the space to comfortably hold 30 guests. unfortunately, most places in the grove are on the small side. I imagine thats part of the charm.

    http://calamarirestaurant.com/

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      The Chowfather Jan 3, 2011 11:40 AM

      The attached wine bar, la Bottega, has a cool wine cave for private dining. (Calamari may serve food there too)

      Gibraltar at Grove Isle Hotel may work too
      http://www.groveisle.com/dining.html

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        bry520 Jan 3, 2011 12:16 PM

        La Bottega is part of Calamari, but you could see about holding it in that space as well.

    2. Blind Mind Jan 3, 2011 05:46 PM

      You should also consider Bizcaya at the Ritz.

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        The Chowfather Jan 3, 2011 07:30 PM

        the Ritz on Key Biscayne could work too

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          Blind Mind Jan 4, 2011 10:28 AM

          Yeah, the last party there was so good the roof caught fire and burned the whole place down hahaha!

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        adri3387 Jan 5, 2011 06:14 AM

        Thank you so much for your help. I will pass it along.

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          newfood Jan 5, 2011 01:57 PM

          Perricone's Marketplace & Cafe is reasonable and pretty.

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          Perricone's Marketplace & Cafe
          15 SE 10th St, Miami, FL 33131

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            Blind Mind Jan 6, 2011 06:56 AM

            that's not in the Grove and at least a 10 minute drive from the Grove.

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              Frodnesor Jan 6, 2011 07:50 AM

              and the food is mediocre.

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