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Aug 25, 2009 03:56 PM

HELP! I Need Suggestions for an Unconventional Bachelor Party Dinner!!!

So, we're having a bachelor party for a buddy of mine. We'd like to do something unconventional for him. We're not looking for a night of debauchery, but more just something memorable/weird/downright strange/interesting. We're going camping in Leo Carrillo afterwards, and MUST be at the campsite before 10 pm. My gut tells me we should keep it on the west side, though I'm open to any and all suggestions.

Some ideas we were considering was to hit up The Magic Castle -- where you can dine and then take in amazing magic shows, but timing-wise that wouldn't work. I was also thinking about that weird lodge restaurant with moose heads on the walls but I can't think of the name offhand. There's also that restaurant where you dine in the dark.

Something strange is okay. In fact it's probably preferred. I'm open to whatever you've got. The only catch is that his uncle, who's in his seventies and has trouble walking is coming too and I want him to enjoy himself just as much as us youngsters. There's gonna be anywhere from 6 to 15 people. We don't have an accurate head count yet. I really need help! I want something locked down this week!!!

Please suggest away!

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  1. How about hiring a sushi model where you eat sushi off of the model? No idea how to arrange this. The only restaurant I know that would put it together, I believe is out of business.

    1. How about the "All You Can Eat" section for a Dodger game?

      1. When anyone says make it "...memorable/weird/downright strange/interesting..." the answer has gotta be Tokyo Delves in North Hollywood

        Tokyo Delve's Sushi Bar
        5239 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

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        1. re: Servorg

          And the other answer is usually Bazaar.

          1. re: outshined

            This post off of Chowhound might give you some ideas.

            Title of post is Fun Weird Restaurants in LA.


          2. re: Servorg

            yay!!! this place is dope and so funny and so great with a group. and great for an unconventional bachelor party b/c there will be a lot of teen/tween birthday parties happening. so lots of screaming girls, but no risk of debauchery. hilarious.

            1. re: Servorg

              That's the first place I thought of too.

              1. re: Servorg

                Servorg, Can you be more specific?

                1. re: sarcasmsk

                  Sake bombs - dancing on chairs (and tables) and, if you look in the dictionary under the term "drunken revelry" you will see a photo of one of the nights here. Take a stroll through some of the yelp pics and you'll begin to get a sense of the place:


                  1. re: Servorg

                    looks amazing. i'll definitely put this in my list of places to go.

              2. "that weird lodge restaurant with moose heads on the walls" is the Saddle Peak Lodge, which is in the Santa Monica Mountains on Piuma Rd., about a mile east of Malibu Canyon Rd. It is very expensive, but very, very good in terms of both food and service. They serve a lot of game dishes, perfect for a bachelor party. Also, in addition to the room you are thinking of -- the large main room, on the lowest level, with the animal heads and naked-lady paintings (but tasteful, tasteful!) -- there are two smaller rooms, one on the second and one on the third level. You don't say how large your party is going to be, but it may be that you could reserve one of those two rooms and have it for yourself. And of course, it is (relatively) convenient to Leo Carrillo Beach, probably not more than 20 minutes or so.

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                1. re: ozhead

                  Saddle Peak Lodge definitely has some stairs to negotiate - and the rooms are on different levels. That might be trouble for the 70 year old who has trouble walking.

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