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miriamo Feb 19, 2007 07:52 PM

I've hunted through the archives, to not much avail. What I'm looking for: a party of 40-45 needs to get either a private room or a whole restaurant. Italian would probably be best, as we have people from all over the country including vegetarians, picky children, etc. Would like to keep the food cost around $25/person (open to doing either a set menu or *shudder* a buffet) but we'd also be buying a lot of wine/beer. Anywhere in manhattan is fine, though the west side is more convenient. Any suggestions would be much appreciated!

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    RGR Feb 20, 2007 09:34 AM

    Cascina, on 9th Av., b/t 45th & 46th Sts., would be my pick. Delicious Italian food. Excellent wine list. (Don't know about beer.) Nice, rustic ambiance. Moderate prices. They do private parties. Note: They serve pizzas, which would probably please the kids, and even the adults.

    http://www.cascina.com

    1. s
      ss2001 Feb 20, 2007 09:04 AM

      DEKK in Tribeca. They have a big private room. Food is good and it's not too expensive.

      1. m
        miriamo Feb 20, 2007 08:48 AM

        thanks both - i've been there a couple times and enjoyed it. any other suggestions? everyone who's coming is from morningside heights or chelsea, so HK, chelsea, uptown are all easy options too...

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          JT123 Feb 20, 2007 05:50 AM

          Ditto Arte Cafe. They have a nice private room and they can work with you on costs and menu. Did a nice and reasonably priced bridal shower there a few years ago.

          1. m
            mark r Feb 20, 2007 05:46 AM

            try arte cafe on the uws. 73rd off colombus.

            nice room and good food

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