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jennym May 30, 2007 06:31 PM

Hey - we are looking for a nice, cheap, fun place to have a birthday party on the Lower East Side. Not Indian! About 10 people. Thanks!

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    lisabnyc RE: jennym May 31, 2007 08:26 AM

    paladar isn't too expensive...check it out.

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      MetamorfoseAmbulante RE: jennym Jun 1, 2007 10:46 AM

      that's so funny. I was going to suggest Paladar as well.
      They have an area in the back that would be perfect to seat 10.
      I haven't had a bad time there yet.

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        MetamorfoseAmbulante RE: jennym Jun 1, 2007 10:49 AM

        Congee Village is also a cheaper alternative. They have 'authentic' Chinese dishes. Some of the stuff is really out there (frog, rabbit) but the typical dishes are really good. They have a good drink menu and the decor is cool.

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          eastvillageater RE: jennym Jun 1, 2007 11:37 AM

          Try Sticky Rice!

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            janethepain RE: eastvillageater Jun 1, 2007 02:14 PM

            I second Sticky Rice for a big inexpensive party. I went for the first time recently and was surprised at how nice the restaurant looked for such inexpensive food. Plus, it's BYOB, wheee

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            kobetobiko RE: jennym Jun 2, 2007 04:42 PM

            A little bit up at East Village, you can try Alta for spanish tapas. Order the "whole shebang" and you can try everything on the menu!

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              jennym RE: jennym Jun 4, 2007 05:34 PM

              thanks everyone - we did end up going to paladar and had a great time. We got served family style with three dishes for nine people - I was still hungry!

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