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Challenge: Bridal Shower in the City for 50!

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jandrewmanne May 30, 2007 04:08 PM

I know it might seem impossible but my sister was hoping to have a bridal shower at a spot in the city (Philly, for those readers in the suburbs and beyond) that could accomodate at least 50 people... nothing over the top, juts a nice place with good food and enough room for a group of gals to get together and have a good time... please help! Thanks for any insight!

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    jessicheese Jun 1, 2007 11:47 AM

    I don't know if this is against the rules, but if you want to email me at jessicheese@hotmail.com, I work at a place that would be perfect. I'd be happy to give more info.

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      urbanfabric Jun 1, 2007 08:37 AM

      Brunch? Lunch? Dinner? If you are flexible with time and could make it an afternoon, it might be easier to find a restaurant that you could take over.... Beau Monde?

      1. OlderPhiladelphian May 31, 2007 05:55 PM

        Try Square on Square on Chestnut near 19th. Fresh good Chinese food. They have a large second floor that would suit your group.

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          sylviag May 31, 2007 06:28 PM

          Yes, we went to a lovely party on the second floor of Square on Square.

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          Bride of the Juggler May 31, 2007 05:50 AM

          You can probably get something reasonable in Chinatown, with a private room and banquet menu. Perhaps others can suggest a specific place? Thank you.

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            sylviag May 31, 2007 03:49 PM

            A friend of mine had a rehearsal dinner upstairs at Ly Michael, 11th & Arch - fusion menu. She said everyone loved it.

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            Philly Ray May 30, 2007 05:15 PM

            Paradiso (in South Philly) has a private upstairs room that would easily hold 50.

            http://www.paradisophilly.com/

            1. lawslaw May 30, 2007 04:31 PM

              How much are you willing to spend?

              I mean, if you're willing to spend a lot, you could probably rent an entire restaurant.

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