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Feb 14, 2012 12:54 PM

THIS Saturday Night - Group Res - Foodie Restaurant

Anyone have a suggestion for a foodie restaurant that can accommodate a group of 8 for this Saturday night? I know, last-minute but that's my work for you. I tried Bachelor Farmer but HA! (Try May and only 6 people please. Res made:-) Or, if not a foodie restaurant, somewhere that could accommodate a larger group but still serve quality food (even "fancy" pizza, if an activity nearby could be combined to make a night out worthwhile) but at a more reasonable price ($12-25/pp). Thanks:-)

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  1. Have you tried opentable? It looks like some places might have space available, if you're flexible with your dining time. I see times open at Haute Dish, Masa, and others.

    1. Agree with OpenTable. I just plugged in the Butcher Block (which was going to be my recommendation and is very close to Bachelor Farmer) and they have availability for group of 8. It's under the radar, but quietly gets excellent reviews:

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      1. re: MSPD

        I second Butcher Block. Its an extraordinary place.

        1. re: MSPD

          I third the rec for Butcher Block. It's wonderful and doesn't get nearly as much attention as it deserves!

          1. re: drew13000

            Took the MIL to Butcher Block for Mother's Day last year and it just really wasn't that great. :( Wish we had hit it on a night it was operating as well as it apparently does for everyone else.

            1. re: Seige

              I've had the same experience there. Don't love, just ok.

            2. re: drew13000

              I confess, I don't get the love for Butcher Block. We've been twice, had okay food, but two services experiences that ruined it for us. The first was just bizarre and unhelpful, the second so incompetent it trashed our whole evening.

          2. Thank you:-) I have a res for Cave Vin. I considered Butcher Block, as I have a Daily Deal GC but will go there another night. Glad to hear it's yummy! I look forward to checking it out.

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              1. re: meljohns

                +1. I've wanted to bring a big group there just so I could sit at that awesome table in the middle of the room.

                1. re: meljohns

                  food at cave vin is very good. service is a little hit or miss though