private room for 50 sixteen year olds
- taraxstar Apr 21, 2007 03:22 PM
I need an a-typical private room in a restaurant or space to throw a 16th birthday party...more of a dinner party than a sweet 16, she wants it funky and different and not ultra formal. Under $50 a head for 50-60 of her friends. Open to all manhattan neighborhoods. Any ideas?
Ellen's Stardust Diner has a retro-50's theme which your friend's daughter might regard as different and funky. She might even consider making it a "costume" party and asking guests to come dressed in clothing of that period. There are several packages for groups, all very moderately-priced, and your friends could include vegetarian options on their chosen menu.
Jane on Houston also has a private room downstairs. Good food, veg. options, and sophisticated enough to wow teenagers.
What about Max Brenner's in Union Square. A young 20-something friend of mine just had a very large birthday party there, and it was very very enjoyable. And what 16 year old wouldn't appreciate the all-chocolate, all-the-time theme? I can't say it was the best meal I've ever had, but I'm much more forgivng for large groups and there was far less to pick on than I had expected. In addition to all the variations on chocolate, they also have lots of crepes, and savory French toasts to complement the chocolatey goodness.