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Westchester place to have 14-yr-old boy's b'day dinner w/friends?

My son is turning 14 next month and we're taking him and a small group of his closest friends out to dinner in Westchester or Greenwich/Byrum area.

He's outgrown Dave & Buster's (thank God), so we're looking for some place that he and his friends would find cool or fun, some place with personality that isn't going to cost a small fortune like The Melting Pot.

Any suggestions?


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      1. I know the boys like Buffalo Wild Wings in Port Chester. Not a cuilinary destination!

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        1. re: debmom

          We just did a teenage b-day @ Fuji Mountain in Larchmont. The kids thought it was the best ever (emphasis on the KIDS).

          What about something like Aberdeen in WP for dim sum? Rue de Crepes in Harrison for crepes? Q for BBQ in Pt Chester?

          1. re: Dim Sum Diva

            How about something that is culinarily (is that a word) off the beaten track, like Peruvian? We like Chavin in Port Chester. We've brought a lot of friends with teens there and they all have loved it. There's a lot of different choices, the portions are satisfying, and it won't break the bank. (Chavin is actually in an old bank.)

        2. We went to a churascuria place for a 14th birthday last year. All the boys love it -- lots of meat! The one I went to has since closed, but I think there is one on Central Ave. It's nice for a party since it's not so formal and the kids are up and down getting stuff from the buffet, etc.

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          1. re: roxlet

            The one on Central Ave in Scarsdale has closed, but there is one in downtown Port Chester.

            1. re: roxlet

              I think the boys would love it, but, unless they will give you a great price it will be well out of your price-range. I think it will cost far more than Melting Pot.

            2. echoing the vote for hibachi...(and the fact that outgrowing Dave & Busters is a WONDERFUL thing!)

              1. My thoughts might be- thinking you live somewhere near the Harrison/Rye area-not sure about the "costing a fortune" b/c I am not certain how you plan to order
                Edo in Port Chester- fun, easy and somewhat entertaining
                Coyote Flaco in PC
                Boxcar Cantina in Greenwich
                Q in Pc for BBQ
                Burgers, Shake and Fries in Byram - get there early to get seats

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                1. re: MRS

                  I've thought about BSF also, but the place is so tiny, it's not like you could actually have a party there since people would continually be entering, ordering, and getting annoyed that there were no seats left. Maybe the OP could contact Cory and see if he would open it specially at a time that it's usually closed. That would make it a great party spot.

                2. Another vote for a hibachi place. I have only been to Noda and it was pretty good.

                  1. These are all terrific suggestions and thank you so much!!

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                    1. re: PlasticMoonRain

                      I took a group of 13 year old girls to Edo in Port Chester. There is a private room where they have 2 chefs. There was a minimum # (12?, I think?) to reserve the room. They charged me for kids portions so it turned into a very inexpensive way to entertain them. Not sure that the boys would be satisfied with hibachi but the chefs were very nice.

                    2. WHat about the Hibachi place in Mt,Kisco- Okanawa or Gashos in Hathorne

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                      1. re: apples

                        Chat 19 in Larchmont is lively and has food kids like. Haiku for sushi and Asian food on Mam'k Ave. in Mamaroneck. Jinban for same further up on Mam'k Ave. isn't as good but has a glitzy atmosphere kids like. Kids do like Fuji Mountain. Also, Sherwood's in Larchmont is a popular place for ribs.