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Private dining - 40th Birthday Dinner

A friend of mine is looking to throw a birthday dinner with about 30 guests and is looking for a good venue in Boston. Preference is Cambridge or somewhere other than downtown Boston. Would like it to be a private space with good food (steak, Italian or other western food). Any recs would be much appreciated!

Sep 11, 2013
jjesseyeo in Greater Boston Area

3 nights in Bear Mountain - Restaurant recommendations please!

Thanks so much everyone! We had a great time on Vancouver Island. Some highlights -

Canoe Brew Pub: This was our first stop in Victoria. They had great outdoor space and brew their own beer. Food was nothing to swoon about but it was still great to sit outside and enjoy some rays

Cafe Brio: Had dinner there the second night. The two of us went for the "family meal" which was incredible value for $40. 6 great dishes that were served family style with much of the food locally harvested. Service was awesome too.

Brasserie L'Ecole: This was our last dinner in Victoria. Decadent meal of pork belly, steak, beek cheeks, chicken liver pate. Yum! I'd read some stuff about their service being subpar before but we found our waitress very friendly.

Gold stream Provincial Park: We thought this park was breathtakingly pretty. Would have loved to spend some time camping there if we'd had more time

Oldfield Road and Elk Lake: We stopped by some farms and picked berries and also sampled some baked goods. The lake was very pretty but it was near a freeway and I'm sure there are prettier places nearby.

Gowland Todd Park: We went hiking here. Great views and it was good for a half day hike. There were lots of trails that could have lasted much longer.

I nearly forgot. We also had a mid afternoon beer and snack at Bard and Banker in Victoria. Menu was standard pub fare but the pulled pork bites we had were very tasty and I wouldn't have minded if we'd gone back to sample some more food there if we had more time.

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Cafe Brio
944 Fort St, Victoria, BC V8V3K2, CA

3 nights in Bear Mountain - Restaurant recommendations please!

Thank you both. That's what I figured. I think we'll do our good eating in Vancouver and enjoy the nature outside.

3 nights in Bear Mountain - Restaurant recommendations please!

Hi! My boyfriend and I will be staying at the Westin Bear Mountain for 3 and a half days. We're foodies and like a wide range of cuisines/foods. Any recommendations for lunch/dinners would be really appreciated!