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SOHO, Saturday night, 10 people, mid-price range

egp Nov 7, 2008 08:52 AM


I'm looking for a restaruant in SOHO that can accomodate a party of 10 on a Saturday night (tomorrow) at 7:30. I'm flexible on cuisine, and prices should be $25 or less for entries. I've tried Opentable, but no luck. It's a group of mid- to late-20-somethings, if that matters. Any ideas?


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    foodwhisperer Nov 8, 2008 09:19 AM

    Kitichai would be perfect,,, big tables,,, good food,,,, and great bar in the Thompson Hotel

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      Simon Nov 7, 2008 10:08 AM

      how about Le Jardin, on Cleveland Place...

      1. prdct Nov 7, 2008 09:56 AM

        If you are open to Thai, Peep could work for a big group.

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        1. re: prdct
          malibu Nov 7, 2008 10:04 AM

          What about Aurora Soho?

          1. re: prdct
            viniferaNYC Nov 7, 2008 10:27 AM

            Peep is not the first place I'd recommend. Cool appeal, food is pretty good, but small portions for the price and definitely not good for larger groups.

            Instead, I'd suggest Kittichai (also Thai) on Broome/Thompson. Much bigger space, cool scene pond, candles, foods pretty good too -- a good combo of what you may be looking for.

            If you want a more dramatic decor, a but more chic, (and taking into consideration, group size), larger place, you may want to check out Woo Lae Oak (Korean/Amer) or Public (Eclictic).

            Finally, you may also consider Jane Restaurant (on Houston/Thompson) -- same, cool, more low key decor, great food, good for groups and there's something on the menu for everyone.

            Good luck!

          2. viniferaNYC Nov 7, 2008 09:50 AM

            What kind of ambiance are you looking for? Big, small, lound, trendy, intimate??

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            1. re: viniferaNYC
              egp Nov 7, 2008 09:55 AM

              Given that my options will probably be few, I won't be picky! But, that said, I would say that festive/"loud" is probably better than intimate/quiet. I'm not looking for trendy, but if it must be trendy, then that's OK.

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