Best Business Dinner Options Near David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Looking to entertain clients? There are a myriad of options close by short-term furnished apartments near the convention center.


What’s the best way to appeal to someone’s good side? Give them food. Below are a list of great restaurants near short-term furnished apartments by the convention center; perfect for grabbing a bite to eat after a long day of meetings or talks.

Nicky’s Thai Kitchen

If you’re in an adventurous mood and have never tried Thai food before, this is the place to go. Your co-workers or potential clients will love the convenient location near the convention center and the amazing array of choices. Order a round of appetizers to try a little of everything or three entrees to feed a party of 5. Each portion is generous and more than enough to go around. Combined with the great atmosphere, you’ll love discussing the meeting or making a deal here.


The small plates and tapas options at this Latin Spanish Cuban American restaurant are great for experimenting with flavors and making sure everyone gets what they want. It’s highly suggested you make a reservation as this restaurant is only open from 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. and fills up fast. The music and loud atmosphere put everyone in a good mood. 

Sienna Mercato

Looking for a truly unique dining experience under one roof near David L. Lawrence Convention Center? Sienna Mercato has three experiences for you: their meatball joint called the Emporio, their wine and charcuterie experience, and their rooftop beer garden. Known for their variations in meatballs like the buffalo chicken meatball slider and the pepperoni pizza balls, you’ll never be bored with their creations. Enjoy a fun laid back atmosphere on their rooftop, perfect for introducing new deals, and then head down to the wine and charcuterie for some exquisite meats and cheese pairings. Get the meatball sliders to celebrate.

Proper Brick Oven and Tap House

This upscale Italian restaurant serves handcrafted pizzas from their wood-burning oven, fresh pastas, house-made desserts and has 30 craft beers on tap. They are committed to using local and seasonal produce and sustainably raised meats whenever possible. Make sure you leave room for their house doughnuts. Made in-house and smothered in chocolate, you’ll be glad you ventured out of short-term housing near the convention center for a delicious treat!