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Need help in Manchester NH area - wedding gift

MABMAQ Jul 25, 2011 01:46 PM

Would like to get a gift card to a restaurant in the Manchester NH area as a wedding gift for my SIL (2nd marriage for both) - any suggestions for a romantic night out ? thanks for your help ...

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    lexpatti Jul 31, 2011 03:17 PM

    haven't been but after reading the menu and hearing good things - I'm dieing to do Mint Bistro on Elm St. - they are back open and I just love love love the menu!!!!

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    Mint Bistro
    Manchester, NH, Manchester, NH

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      rizzo0904 Jul 31, 2011 03:30 PM

      I've heard great things. The sushi is supposed to be excellent and one of the best sellers right now. I can't wait to try it out.

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      gryphonskeeper Jul 26, 2011 12:53 PM

      Richard's Bistro on Lowell St.

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      Richard's Bistro
      36 Lowell St Ste 1, Manchester, NH 03101

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        jread23 Jul 29, 2011 12:26 PM

        agree with bedford village inn or richard's bistro.

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          southie_chick Jul 30, 2011 12:03 PM

          Has anyone tried BVI since the "new chef du jour" (Benjamin Knack from Hell's Kitchen) took over? They've gone thru a couple of chefs in the past couple of years - it seened like they were changing every 6 months for a while! It seemed like none of the reviews showed any bad refection on the food - it just seemed like the chefs they hired either got "hired away" by better jobs or had to leave due to family issues, & not due to problems with BVI (which is a good sign). Hope it's as good as it has been in the past - or better! : )

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            gryphonskeeper Jul 31, 2011 07:17 PM

            I went this week and I was annoyed with the server!! She asked all in my group (there were 3 of us) if we wanted salad with our dinners... we ALL assumed it came with salad when she asked... but when the bill came it was $8 PER PERSON for the puny salads we received. I was very upset. She should have said "would you like to add a salad" Not just ask and which salad would you like with this?" That implied it was not an upcharge. I would have immediately asked for the manager but I was not the one paying, it was my mother in law, but I could clearly see she was annoyed. This is unacceptable in my book, so THUMBS DOWN to BVI.

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        rizzo0904 Jul 26, 2011 09:37 AM

        What do they like?

        Bedford Village Inn
        XO on Elm
        Mint Bistro - just reopened!

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        Mint Bistro
        Manchester, NH, Manchester, NH

        Bedford Village Inn
        2 Olde Bedford Way, Bedford, NH 03110

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