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Party of 10ish - Split Checks -Downtown

Wherescarla Jan 6, 2014 02:56 PM

Longtime lurker, first time posting.
I'm getting married next month and having an informal "girls night out" the Thursday before my wedding.
I wish I could afford to cover everyone's meal, but the reality is I can't......I don't want this to stop us from having dinner though.
Can you think of any downtown eateries, that are semi inexpensive (<$20. / entree), would be able to accommodate a party that size, and would split checks for us?

Thanks so much!

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    Ashforth RE: Wherescarla Jan 6, 2014 07:38 PM


    Arro may have what you seek. Some entrees are under $20, some more. According to their website they have a 3 course $25 fixed price dinner with a variety of options. I had a dinner there that I enjoyed a lot (duck breast). I wasn't too impressed with the dessert item I tried (goat cheese lemon tart).

    Wherever you want to go, call ahead for the check splitting question. I imagine most places would be accommodating considering the circumstances.

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      Wherescarla RE: Ashforth Jan 6, 2014 09:21 PM

      Thanks so much for the suggestion. I think Arro may be a little too " high brow" for some of my friends (based on menu and prices) but I certainly want to try it based on the menu!

    2. dinaofdoom RE: Wherescarla Jan 6, 2014 10:56 PM

      moonshine has comfort food, with most entrees under $20.

      garrido's has tex mex, and there's a lot of entrees in your price range minus the fish.

      other than that, i'm drawing a blank, but if i can recall anything else i'll do an update.

      have fun!

      1. amykragan RE: Wherescarla Jan 7, 2014 07:30 AM

        Coal VInes will work with your group on that. They might even give you the private room, but for sure will reserve a table and accomodate split checks. Plus it's relatively cheap for the pizzas and those that want something fancier can do that. And then you can walk to nearby clubs/bars after.

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