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Looking for inexpensive but good restaurant / gastro-pub for boys lax team

FriskLamb May 2, 2011 08:26 PM

13 yr old boy lax team playing in Fishtown late Saturday afternoon and looking to have early dinner afterwards (assume approx 15). Did Taconelli's last year. Welcome thoughts - Memphis Tap Room - understand they have the dog bar outside now? Anywhere else?

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    Bigley9 RE: FriskLamb May 3, 2011 06:11 AM

    It's not very big, but Sketch is a possibility if you are early

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      FriskLamb RE: Bigley9 May 3, 2011 06:21 PM

      Not very big may be a constraint with boistorous smelly boys - but thanks for the thought

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      urbanfabric RE: FriskLamb May 3, 2011 07:35 AM

      Standard Tap, or the new place in the Piazza, Gunner's Run. If it's nice, you could sit outside there. Or at PYT in the Piazza. I don't love El Camino Real, but that might work for your group.

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        FriskLamb RE: urbanfabric May 3, 2011 06:22 PM

        Love the Tap - but too "couped" up for the boys, but great idea re the Piazza... fingers crossed - always helps with teenage boys.

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          drothman66 RE: urbanfabric May 16, 2011 11:17 AM

          How much seating is available at PYT or Gunner's run? Could they accommodate at group of 20-25 or so if given enough word (even if the group is split across 2 -4 tables)?

          and how is the parking at The Piazza? Decent/Interesting enough place to hang out for an hour after dinner on a sat night? thanks

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            urbanfabric RE: drothman66 May 16, 2011 12:08 PM

            PYT probably couldn't do that many, but Gunner's Run might be able to. There is a free parking lot at the Piazza and a large TV. Easy to hang if the weather's nice. El Camino Real might be able to do that size with some advance warning too.

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              cwdonald RE: urbanfabric May 18, 2011 02:37 PM

              What about the new Frankford Hall... german style beer garden. long tables. You order at a a walk up window. German style food. Should be able to accomodate a large group.

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