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Saturday lunch party in Brooklyn

frostnip Feb 8, 2008 05:48 AM

My relatives are throwing my boyfriend and I a luncheon in celebration of our upcoming marriage. They are coming from out of town to host; we're looking for suggestions of places to dine. There will probably be about 20 guests and we're looking for a place in Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill-ish area, Park Slope or DUMBO. Nothing too fancy, just good food and comfortable place to hang out for a couple of hours, maybe sip a bit of wine in the afternoon.

We thought of Bar Tabac because they have that back room/wine cask, but it gets kinda hot and crazy in there on the weekends. Other thoughts included Superfine (love the idea of strolling in that nabe or promenade before/after). Suggestions appreciated!

  1. Nancy816 Feb 8, 2008 12:42 PM

    Maybe Pacifico? That's pretty spacious. I like Pit Stop too, but I guess that's more of a summer place with the garden and all... I really like Cafe on Clinton, but it's probably bad for a big party, Frankie's too.. I think Superfine is a better idea though.

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    1. re: Nancy816
      vatl619 Feb 12, 2008 09:21 PM

      What about Frankies 457? they are delicious, comfortable to hang in, and definitely have you covered in the wine department.

      Also, I bet Lunetta on Smith would be a good spot for a 20 person lunch. Their dining room isn't that much larger than that, that you could probably negotiate your group to be the only party there.

      1. re: vatl619
        BillyBob May 4, 2008 05:46 AM

        I agree with Frankies 457 - great idea - even if its raining you can get the really cool detached back building/room. Or eat out in the sun if its nice. Or, if you want ot go old school, Ferdinandos

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      BillyBob Feb 8, 2008 06:51 AM

      Bocca Lupo in Cobble HIll

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