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Alternative to california grill?

Discussion in 'Restaurants, Dining, Dining Plans' started by keith, Feb 17, 2013.

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    So the california grill will be closed for refurb whilst we're there in May :(

    What we love about CG is the view really more than anything else. Trying to think of another restaurant, that has something special going for it in terms of location?
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    what about OHANNAS
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    you know, we've never yet had a good time at Ohannas. Kids running everywhere and there seems to be two parts to it, a main bit and a side bit. We always seem to get stuck in the side bit by the serving door :/ which feels little out of it.

    Perhaps if we were in the main bit it'd be a different experience?
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    Keith, I know you've had some bad luck with Citrico's but it really is a lovely restaurant. We've not done Narcoossee's for a while but it has a nice view of the MK fireworks.

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    Maybe i was just lucky when i was there i also like ARTIST POINT and Narcossees
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    I think we're just hopelessly jinxed with Citricos :lol: on the one hand I'd like to try it again but on the other hand, to be honest, the food isn't really our type. The sauces and med. tastes just don't really appeal.

    Narcoosees is where I keep coming back to as well :/ Although its so variable, on a GOOD night, it can be really nice and as you say, good views which is what I'm looking for.
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    We're thinking the same. Really wanted to do CG. Have actually booked GF Cafe as an alternative, really like it there.
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    Keith, have you considered the Bistro de Paris...or whatever it is called now?
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    hmmmm good point no I hadn't! Can you see out of the windows up there? it's not some weird frosted over thing or anything :lol:
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    We had dinner there a couple of years ago and managed to get a window seat from where we had a reasonable view of Illuminations and the windows were clear glass.
    Some folks sitting towards the centre of the room were allowed out in-between courses to see the show, returning for their "pud" afterwards.
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    oooo ok that sounds good! thanks! :yes:
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    It is now Monsieur Paul and we are eating there tonight.


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    excellent! look forward to hearing what you think about it! :yes:
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    Well, what can I say? It was FANTASTIC. The menu is somewhat limited, but sufficient for our needs. I chose not to do the Prix Fixe after our server told me I could have the lamb ala carte. You'll see our full report when we can get them done. Owing to stodgy Internet here at SOG I'm not getting on line much. Donna and I are early eaters so there were some noisy kids early on. It got a bit quieter as our evening went on.


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    OOOO excellent thanks John! I'll look forward to the full report but sounds like it's a must do for May
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    Make a reservation now, just in case :)
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    yeah better had given I cant get into be our guest cry

    I've also got a reservation at the restaurant at the waldorf astoria at bonnet creek. Looking forward to that!
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    Oooh, I can't wait to hear what you think of that :D
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    We were at BOG last night. They are booked solid through August.


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    What did you think of it John :unsure:

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