Party of 14 - La Sirene or Louro
Any thoughts between these two?
Looking to spend ~$60 a person sans alcohol.
La Sirene has a Pre fixe that starts at 50, and Ill be bringing the wine
Louro, possibly better food, but corkage would be $25 a pop (i would absorb this).
Is Louro that much more outstanding for a birthday party that it would justify my personal cost? Any experiences with a party this large at either
*EDIT* It will actually be 12, and the la sirene pre fixes are at $55/$60 without tax/gratuity.
Love La Sirene. Was just there last week for my cassoulet fix. But it's not on the same level as Louro, which is really a 2star place. Both are a bit tight for a large group. But if you're looking to economize, the BYOB at La Sirene ends up saving you an awful lot of money with a large group.
I had a birthday dinner at Louro last weekend--a party of 17. They gave us 2 tables that together comprised a long table. It was plenty of room and very comfortable.
The food was awesome--as I expected. We all shared a number of appetizers and everyone had a main course and we shared desert. The price including 2 bottles of champagne that we purchased from the restaurant and corkage for the wine we brought was about $80 per person including tax but before tip.
The service was superb.
I have never eaten at La Sirene so can't compare but Louro did a great job and the price was, in my opinion, quite reasonable.
I've also never been to La Sirene, but can vouch for Louro. Absolutely wonderful, and they do seem to handle large parties very well.
As much I really liked La Sirene, I'm not convinced they could handle a group that large. The night we were there, there was one server. She was great, but definitely harried.