DiningWithDon1
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  • Review Count
    2
  • Helpfulness Votes
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  • First Review
    January 15, 2015
  • Last Review
    January 15, 2015
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
    4
 
 
DiningWithDon1's Reviews
 
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service. Located on Route 9, east of the Atrium Mall. <br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Another Over the top Steakhouse
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2008
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"I am not a steak-house guy. Never have been. So I generally do not review (nor, go that often) to these type of places. I live in the Boston burbs, so if I am not in the city and I have a need to visit a steak house, we dine at the Chestnut Hill Capital Grille. I can't tell you if this steak is better than the other usual suspects. Suffice to say it is very good. I like this location because it is smaller than the norm; has a homey-type feel about it, I've been to it 3x in the past 1/2 year. The most recent visit was only my wife and I, for the first time, at their bar. We enjoyed that experience very much; perhaps better than in the dining room. We shared an app (calamari, meh), a salad (tasty) and I had the burger, she had sirloin sliders. The drinks were great! Wine was fine! I think this is where, for me, this place (and, others like it) belong: at the bar, casually. Like I said, I am not a steak house guy.
You know the drill: dinner for 4 is about $500.00, or, for many, much more. When you are in the mood to splurge and you feel it needs to be beef (yes, they have other stuff) than this (type) place will do just fine."
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2008
Special Features: special occasion
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Maurice Daaboul and family’s Byblos is the Boston area’s premier eatery since 1996 for authentic, homemade Lebanese cuisine. Located in the heart of Norwood, Massachusetts, Byblos offers all the best features of Lebanese dining, including a large hall where feasts are laid out in traditional Lebanese Maza style to the tune of live Arabic music and oriental belly dancing. At Byblos we pride ourselves on bringing freshness, authenticity and service to our valued customers.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Bubbling About Byblos
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2008
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I have been a fan since the restaurant opened in a much smaller venue in So Norwood too many years ago!. Menu highlights: lamb chops (one of the best values in Greater Boston), Mjadra, Holumi appetizer, Kibee Naya (always fresh, Fri & Sat only), cabbage rolls. The desserts are kind of one-note, but very tasty. I am not a fan of their tomato-sauce dishes, although many might find them comfort foodish. The room is kind of pretentious, and large. It deflects sound well, it isn't noisy....until the belly dancing which starts around 8 pm on Fri & Sat. If that's your thing, enjoy. If not, go early. But, GO! This is one of the better Lebanese places in all of Massachusetts. The wine list has many Lebanese selections to try for those looking for that similar wine/food regionality."
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list
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