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Rehearsal Dinner Spot in Lenox, Ma?

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goldn3 Sep 21, 2011 01:48 PM

I know that Lenox isn't in/near Boston (I'm from the North Shore originally) but I figured my fellow Bostonians may be able to help, regardless.

I saw a previous post on this topic from '09 but thought to revisit and update it - I'm getting married out there and could use any/all rehearsal dinner ideas/locales. My fiance and I love food so something that's a surefire winner would be much appreciated.

Thanks

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    6berry RE: goldn3 Sep 22, 2011 12:45 AM

    What's the size of your rehearsal dinner?

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      goldn3 RE: 6berry Sep 22, 2011 08:23 AM

      ~25 ppl

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      otisman RE: goldn3 Sep 22, 2011 08:33 AM

      Chez Nous in nearby Lee, MA would be great. Terrific food! Their website talks about an upstairs private room for "7-20" but they have several dining rooms downstairs, so you should be able to work something out with them.

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      Chez Nous
      150 Main St, Lee, MA 01238

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        magiesmom RE: goldn3 Sep 22, 2011 02:59 PM

        If you could reserve all of Nudel it would be amazing.

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        Nudel
        35 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

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          goldn3 RE: magiesmom Sep 22, 2011 03:11 PM

          Can one do that though?

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            6berry RE: goldn3 Sep 23, 2011 06:49 AM

            Nudel's fabulous but I think it's too small for 25. What about Firefly www.fireflylenox.com, Prime www.primelenox.com, Cafe Lucia www.cafelucialenox.com or Alta www.altawinebar.com?

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            Cafe Lucia
            80 Church St., Lenox, MA 01240

            Nudel
            35 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

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              mjoyous RE: 6berry Sep 25, 2011 09:06 AM

              Can't recommend Firefly; it's not much more than a slightly upscale Friendlys.

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              magiesmom RE: goldn3 Sep 23, 2011 01:59 PM

              it might depend on the time of year, which OP does not state.

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                goldn3 RE: magiesmom Sep 25, 2011 08:44 AM

                Time of year = september.

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            City Kid RE: goldn3 Sep 23, 2011 09:19 AM

            I think Chez Nous is the perfect suggestion, really good food and charming service, especially a smaller room just for your party. My own experience at Firefly in Lenox was awful and I have never heard anything good about Cafe Lucia.

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              AikiLou RE: City Kid Sep 24, 2011 09:14 AM

              The bar at Bistro Zinc...and...they probably WOULD let you rent the whole bar for an evening.

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                mjoyous RE: AikiLou Sep 25, 2011 09:08 AM

                Please check the postings on Bistro Zinc, as there are many of us who consider it useless.

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                  Lenox637 RE: mjoyous Sep 25, 2011 09:31 AM

                  Avoid Zinc. If they have the space Alta would be a great spot for being right in Lenox.

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                    City Kid RE: mjoyous Sep 26, 2011 09:19 AM

                    I agree about the uselessness of Zinc: Overpriced with crumby food and service.

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                Dana1949 RE: goldn3 Sep 25, 2011 05:21 AM

                I'll just add this to the list. A friend of mine and his wife had their son's rehearsal dinner at Jonathan's Bistro in Lenox. The restaurant was closed to the public that evening, so it was a cozy, private party. The food and the attention were excellent.

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                  goldn3 RE: Dana1949 Sep 29, 2011 02:47 PM

                  Thanks all - feel free to keep the ideas coming (I know there's a finite number though). We're not doing this till next September (2012) so feel free to check back in if something comes to mind or there's new experiences to share!

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