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Restaurant in downtown Chicago that can accomodate a large group

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heWho Jun 18, 2008 02:10 PM

Hi All,

I'm traveling to Chicago with my team tomorrow for meetings. We're looking to have dinner in the city tomorrow night. Can anyone recommend a place that could accomodate a group of 10+ (we'll have a solid figure by noon or so tomorrow) on this kind of notice?

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    lbs RE: heWho Jun 18, 2008 02:25 PM

    Greektown restaurants are made for those kind of groups. I like the Parthenon the best.

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      Pete Oldtown RE: heWho Jun 19, 2008 10:43 AM

      Cafe Iberico (tapas, Chicago and La Salle) can always handle a group. Since it's tapas, there's something for everyone. Very affordable, too. The place seats about 300, so it's easy to get a large table.

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        CorinneM1 RE: heWho Jun 19, 2008 11:16 AM

        I second the greektown recommendation for large parties at the last minute.

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          upincumer RE: heWho Jun 19, 2008 11:25 AM

          Call Micheal at NAHA, he is one of the most accomodating restaurant owners and a top ten in the city.

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            jbontario RE: upincumer Jun 19, 2008 11:44 AM

            Agreed about Naha.

            The answer depends really on what level of dining you want.
            Greektown, while good for groups is NOT business dining.
            Large plates of sloppy food for the most part. Don't get me wrong, I eat there a lot. Had lunch on the patio at Athena yesterday.

            If you're looking for casual fine dining you could always try:

            Naha
            One Sixty Blue
            Aigre Doux
            Red Light

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