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quick help for my friends BDAY TONIGHT!

secondbecky Jan 21, 2012 12:06 PM

we were going to go into the city with a group for girls night but three of the five cancelled. So it's just the two of us. We need a restaurant for the two of us. And preferably somewhere in an area with a good bar scene afterwards. Thinking Smith Street, or maybe downtown. Where should we eat and where should go out after?

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    cazique Jan 23, 2012 06:28 AM

    If this comes up again, get dinner at Brucie or Watty and Meg (Court St), and drinks at Clover Club (Smith).

    Clover Club
    210 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Watty & Meg
    248 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    234 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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    1. re: cazique
      secondbecky Jan 23, 2012 07:31 AM

      we did clover club! fantastic cocktails.

      Clover Club
      210 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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      eeee Jan 21, 2012 01:14 PM

      You could always go to Dumont or St. Anselm in Williamsburg and then head to one of the approximately 10,000 bars in the area.

      432 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

      St. Anselm
      355 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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      1. re: eeee
        secondbecky Jan 21, 2012 01:18 PM

        probably not going to do W'burg. not really our scene. also, if it helps we are mid 30s,

        1. re: secondbecky
          AubWah Jan 21, 2012 01:51 PM

          White Star is the bar you should go to. On Essex street downtown. Have dinner before at Shanghai Cafe.

          1. re: AubWah
            secondbecky Jan 21, 2012 05:19 PM

            we are looking to stay in brooklyn. heading to smith st but thanks all!

            1. re: secondbecky
              AubWah Jan 22, 2012 07:04 AM

              no offense but smith street is absurdly lame

              1. re: AubWah
                eeee Jan 22, 2012 08:13 AM

                I live near Smith Street and wouldn't call it lame. I didn't recommend a place in the area because for my taste the best restaurants (Prime Meats, Buttermilk, Frankies) either don't take reservations or would be a tough bet at the last minute. Additionally, I'm not a fan of the bars near those restaurants (Brooklyn Social is fine, but very crowded on weekends). There are many delightful bars in Williamsburg that are great for people in their 30s and 40s, especially once you get away from the Bedford L - St. Austere, Night of Joy, Custom, etc. etc. etc.

                Frankies 457 Spuntino
                457 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

                Buttermilk Channel
                524 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

                Prime Meats
                465 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

                Brooklyn Social
                335 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

                Night of Joy
                667 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

                644 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

                The St. Austere
                613 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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