I would say between and hour and a half and two hours is the norm. Anything longer would mean to me, there were issues, in the dr...I really enjoy the time chatting with our dinner companions, but, anything longer, and I get antsy. We sometimes leave before the desert course, if nothing excites us. We also rotate our table seating, to have a different view of the dining room, and different chair mates.
In specialty venues, it often can be, close to three hours! :eek:
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