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JinCC Mar 2, 2007 05:46 AM

Hi,

My father is turning 70 this month. We're looking for a restaurant that is open for Sunday lunch on the Westside (Santa Monica, W. LA, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Culver City, etc.). There will be 12-14 people. We're open to any suggestions.

Also, if we can't find a good restaurant open on Sunday, then we're open to recommendations on deli platters or pick-up/delivery items.

Thanks,
JinCC

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    zoomchic Mar 2, 2007 06:21 AM

    Joe's in Venice has a great brunch. Or try the Victorian on Main St, Santa Monica. Haven't been yet though. For more casual, Fritto Misto, Il Forno, OP Cafe

    1. perk Mar 2, 2007 10:03 AM

      How about Chez Mimi is Santa Monica? The setting is lovely, the food is very good and I'm sure she'll do a special birthday dessert if you let them know in advance.

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        maudies5 Mar 2, 2007 10:05 AM

        You might consider The Gardens on Glendon.

        1. chica Mar 2, 2007 11:19 AM

          I suggest an ocean view restaurant like Shutters at One Pico.

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            bite bite Mar 2, 2007 11:27 AM

            Second Shutters -- food strictly middle of the road but v. comfortable place w/elegant but relaxed feel and can't beat the beach for a really special occasion vibe.

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              Bria Silbert Mar 2, 2007 11:58 AM

              I think Gardens on Glendon is an excellent suggestion for a 70th birthday party.

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                yogachik Mar 2, 2007 12:12 PM

                Axe
                Viceroy
                Michaels

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                  bite bite Mar 2, 2007 12:59 PM

                  Personally enjoy of Axe but wouldn't take my grandmother there -- kind of echoy and loud and not super comfortable for the older set.

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