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Any Suggestions for 15-20 Person Group Dinner for under $40 / person

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Does any one have any suggestions for 15-20 Person Group Dinner for under $40 / person. Its for my birthday and I don't want everyone to have to pay too much.

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      1. re: italianagambino

        Just looking for cheap but good place that can accommodate our size group.

        1. re: Keepitfresh

          i had a really fun private party at el quijote on 23rd st. there are 2 private rooms- decorated in a very old school spanish style. the service was excellent- the food was fine ( we only had tapas) but we were full and had a blast.

      2. I almost had a large party at Sala 19 in Gramercy. For that size group it's 30 or 40 per person ( I can't remember off the top of my head). The downside is that you have to eat family style from pre chosen items on the menu. I wanted my guests to be able to choose their meal but if this is what you're looking for - i've heard it's great. I've eaten there a few times - food is tasty, bar and restaurant are always full and the staff is friendly.

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        1. re: kissy28c

          If you want to keep Food cost low, always stick with Mexican. It's the lowest food cost there is (as long as you don't head to Rosa Mexicano)! I always recc. the inexpensive and super-kitschy El Cantinero on University Place. Great festive place and everyone has a great time there - super Sangria, too! Happy Birthday! You are nice to be so considerate with your friends. Nice! RARE!