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Jul 8, 2009 09:18 AM

Where to go for a bunch of youngsters on a night out in the city that never sleeps?

Hello. I live in Brooklyn but I love to go to the Manhattan for night out with the girls or just a bunch of friends celebrating a birthday. I have visited some of the places such as serendipity, and lips. My friend is having a 19th birthday on the 15th. And I want to go to some new fun place. Some place that is famously known or just fun to go to. My friends are around the age 18-20 so obviously we are in college so we don't need a very expensive place. But it would be nice to go to a place where other celebrities have gone.

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  1. How about Wildwood BBQ or 5 Napkin Burger.

    1. Go for Stanton Social. You can control your spending with the small plates and the atmosphere is jumping.

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        1. re: KTinNYC

          Agree with both Stanton Social and Otto.

          I'll add Pastis.

          1. re: KTinNYC

            Otto the pizzeria ? It juts look like a plain pizzeria place or am i wrong ?

            1. re: xoxofab

              It's not just pizza. I mean their pizza is amazing, and they have lots of other little plates to try. But mostly, it's a fun place that's not too pricey. It gets really crowded and feels very festive, especially on a weekend night.

          2. Son Cubano in the meat packing district. Last time i went there there was a table of like 10 18-20 year old girls having the time of their life... A little expensive but definitely worth considering for the kind of night you're thinking about.


            1. I feel like I always say this when this kind of question comes up but my girlfriends and I have done several girls nights at Cafeteria in Chelsea, and it seems like it would fit the bill. Stanton Social could be fun too.

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              1. re: whitneybee

                Ive been in cafeteria already. but thank youu for the helpp =].

                1. re: xoxofab

                  While I've not been, you may want to check out either Da Silvano or Bar Pitti. I walked by the restaurants (located next to eachother) about a week ago, and saw tons of pretty young things dining al fresco. Though I was a bit shocked that the crowd waiting for a table wasn't some mass waiting in line to buy concert tickets (yes, it was that packed), this just may be right up your alley.


                  1. re: LeahBaila

                    Da Silvano is expensive. And not that good.