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Richard Kilgore

{Austin} Rehearsal Dinner Suggestions?

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A friend ask me for suggestions for a location for a rehearsal dinner in Austin in July this year. I do not know Austin well enough anymore to be helpful, but I offered to ask you all.

He is looking for a "semi-formal" setting (as opposed to a casual or formal one). He is aiming for $35 - $40 per person for 40 people.

Can you eGulleters help this fellow out?

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does Green Pastures still exist in Austin?

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Does that number need to include wine/beer/gratuity?

He says food,wine, tax and gratuity, all for $35 - $40/head for about 25 people. He may have dawdled on this for securing a rehearsal dinner location for the 4th of July weekend in Austin, and will appreciate any and all suggestions.

Can anyone help my friend?

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Fonda San Miguel is nice for this sort of thing.

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Yes, Green Pastures is still open and would probably be a very good choice. Don't know if they could do his price range with wine, though. Call up there, I have several friends who work there and they are all really helpful friendly types.

I know he doesn't want Mexican, but my sister did her rehearsal dinner at Z-Tejas and it was really nice. We all paid for our own booze and it worked out well.


-Sounds awfully rich!

-It is! That's why I serve it with ice cream to cut the sweetness!

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Well with the full disclosure that I work there, I'll throw out Jeffrey's as a possibility--there is an on-site event facility that afaik can hold that many. Including drinks in that budget may or may not be an issue. Closed on the 4th itself but open the weekend.


Andy Arrington

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