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shen Oct 24, 2007 06:20 AM

my gf birthday is coming up. I wanted crispo, but they make you do prixe fix for 10 people. We don't want that. Can any of you recco a place to have this small gathering at? prefer below 23rd street..
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    Stuffed Monkey Oct 24, 2007 06:25 AM

    If you don't mind going way below 23rd st, there are 2 table for 6 next to each other at Aqua on Peck slip

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      sosyrmm Oct 24, 2007 07:05 AM

      I did a ten person birthday dinner at Essex restaurant on essex and rivington. It went well, everyone was happy, affordable food in an interesting space.

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        shen Oct 24, 2007 07:29 AM

        about how much per person and did they take res and was service good?

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          sosyrmm Oct 25, 2007 08:28 AM

          depends on what and how much you drink. i don't think it was over 40 per person.

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          shen Oct 24, 2007 07:32 AM

          looks good. did you have a regular table or a private room? And did you do the prix fix menu? they look good.

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            sosyrmm Oct 25, 2007 08:27 AM

            no prix fix. they will take reservations. they have two balcony sections that they will probably put you in, if not the big long table in the middle of the restaurant. gotta get the potato pancake dish. yum. service is good and quick, in general.

        3. LeahBaila Oct 24, 2007 08:54 AM

          Rosa Mexicano Union Sq.

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