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Oct 1, 2007 09:15 PM

Pre-nuptial dinner in SFV

I am starting to plan a rehearsal dinner and am searching for the right place. Nice dinner, nice room, easy on the budget and a good time for all. Probably like 50 people. Any suggestions??

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  1. Cafe Bizou has a room that could handle 50, two or three dollar corkage and affordable but great food.

    Il Tiramisu has great food at a good price, a $5 corkage fee which they often waive, and I think might be able to handle 50.

    Both are in Sherman Oaks, have lovely food and great atmosphere.

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    1. re: Diana

      Love Il Tiramisu.

      Yes, Bizou has that back room, but the food has really slipped lately.

      Also, Max is a nice option.

      Rive Gauche has a lovely back patio.

      You could also do Spazio or Panzanella.

    2. I had my Rehearsal dinner at Il Tiramisu and it was fantastic. Peter and co really take care of you and know how to make you and your guests feel at ease. I'm not sure they could accomodate 50 without closing the restaurant. Being that the room is split into sides, I'm not sure that's the best set up for a rehearsal dinner but it's definitely worth checking into.

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      1. re: foodnmusic

        The big side can hold 50, I'm pretty sure. best to call and ask!

        1. re: Diana

          I just looked at their website and the big room can hold 55 so definitely given them a call!

      2. Buca di Beppo? It's not fine dining, but the food is very tasty traditional Italian and a party of 50 shouldn't even faze them.

        1. Cafe Bizou handles large parties really well...We had our baby shower there with forty or so guests and it was terrific! It's fairly affordable too...