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Mar 11, 2011 06:23 AM

DNA, when to go?

My wife and I enjoyed the food, but not the ambience. We were one of only three tables; the other two were seniors! (No offense, old folks, just not the mood we were looking for.) Admittedly it was "early" on a Saturday (7 pm), but we were hoping for a bit more buzz. I'd like to go back, but not if I am the youngest person in the place by several decades. Is it more lively on weekdays? Or after a certain hour?

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  1. Only time i went was a Thursday Night, reservation at 8:30 and the place was full, and not with Seniors

    1. If you go on a weekday btwn 5 and 8pm, bottles of wine are 50% off. I went last summer before attending a Cirque du Soleil show - it was great. The ambiance was not superclub or old folks' home, but it wasn't empty either. Amuse-gueules were also offered, complimentary.

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      1. re: amylnitrate

        Is the 50% off wine still on? I checked on their site and cant find anytthing.

        thank you

        1. re: gerrythegreat

          In the Lounge section of the website: "Between 5 and 7 pm bottles of Canadian wine are half price."

          1. re: EaterBob

            Thanks Bob,

            Does that mean it is applicable only in the lounge section?

            1. re: gerrythegreat

              No, unless it's changed, it's applicablein the dining area as well. It's just that many working professionals find the promotion interesting to have post office drinks.

              1. re: gerrythegreat

                sweettoothMTL got it right. You can order your wine anywhere. And in between 5 and 7 it's half price. Although I will refrain from making any comments about people who choose to eat dinner at 5 o'clock in the afternoon...

                Personally I try to make it there for 6:55 PM.

                1. re: EaterBob

                  And order 3 bottles right away for the meal :)

                  1. re: sweettoothMTL

                    We were 3 last time, and wanted to order 2 bottles of red. The waitress said we can only order one bottle at a time. It might have been different if one person in our group wanted a white instead.