Good dinner for a group in the Mission.
Anyone have any thoughts? I live in LA now, so I'm out of the loop. I'm looking for a place in the Mission for dinner for 10-12 people. More formal than a burrito, but not too formal. And no tapas (the answer for "good for a group in the Mission?" is always "tapas"). Thanks, all.
Recently we had a chowdown at Lotus Garden and they were extremely accomodating of our 11-person group: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/381356
I would also recommend El Delfin, a sit-down Mexican place which gets lots of nods on this board. I very much like their seafood dishes, particularly anything with prawns or tilapia.
At neither place is a reservation generally necessary, but with a group of your size I would recommend calling in advance.
I don't know what kind of food you have in LA, but you could have a great dinner (any night but Monday) at Lotus Garden, my favorite Vietnamese place in the outer mission area. Dungeness crab is in season and they do some delicious versions there.
3216 Mission Street
Cross Streets Valencia and 29th