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Romesco's vs Urban Solace for noise level

daantaat Jan 3, 2012 09:33 PM

I am going out for dinner on a Saturday night around 6:30 pm and wondering how noisy Romesco's is. I don't need it dead quiet (ie: candlelight, hushed, solemn, etc) but reasonable un-noisy enough so I do not have to shout across the table and still strain to understand my friend. We had a terrific dinner at Urban Solace and would consider going again (it was on the loud side for a Friday night but do-able) but have been wanting to check out Romesco's.


  1. DiningDiva Jan 3, 2012 11:08 PM

    Noise level at Romesco's is pretty managable. I've never had to shout across the table

    1. El Chevere Jan 4, 2012 01:19 PM

      As long as you eat in the main dining area you will be fine. Keep in mind they do have live music in the dining area on at least Thursday nights ( a bolero band) but nothing too loud, You would most definitely want to avoid the back room area which does have tables but more resembles a bar.

      1. El Chevere Jan 4, 2012 06:12 PM

        BTW, you must get their Caesar salad--same original recipe as the one in TJ. Make sure to get a full order....highly recommend a couple of appetizers--ahi tostada and gobernadores tacos....they also carry some outstanding Baja wines, Santo Tomas in particular that I find consistently good. From here you're on your own.

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          daantaat Jan 5, 2012 09:05 PM


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          ian langdon Jan 5, 2012 03:56 PM

          I went about a month ago on a wednesday with a loud group. My friends wife has a nice system where she makes sure he has a hanky to suck on when he starts laughing too loud. We had a nice Nebbiolo that carried the evening.

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