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noisy restaurants, as of Jan 2013

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  1. Buca
    Daisho
    Patria

    1. Grand Electric
      Guu
      La Carnita

      1. Simple Bistro

        1. Guu
          Khao San Road
          Enoteca Sociale

          1. Brunch at County General. Could have been the one experience we had a few weeks ago or else it has become normal for them to blast the music.

            1. guu
              bent
              lee

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              1. re: todc1996

                todc1996 has a good list as an example where the noise IMO is legitimately the vibe of the restaurant and not a shortcoming of the features of the resto. They are definitely loud and 100% not for everybody, but they are naturally loud and not because of blaring music or poor design.

                They are loud, but to me, loud in a good way....also like Grand Electric which does include music of course.

                1. re: justsayn

                  Grand Electric is more of a bar that serves food, rather than a restaurant, rather like 3030. And really, so are most Izakayas. These sorts of places have a legitimate claim to being really loud.

                  1. re: ascendance

                    Exactly. But I also feel any place has a legitimate claim, as you say, to be really loud, I just don't always want that in a restaurant when I am choosing...so I don't go on that occassion.

              2. Anything by O&B.

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                1. re: graydyn

                  Luma and Bannock have been relatively quiet for me, but I'm usually dining pre-theatre/pre-dinner rush, on a weeknight.