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Downtown Large Party Restaurant Help!

OC Mutt Jun 30, 2010 06:53 PM

My company will be in Seattle this fall, and I need help finding three restaurants that can handle a party of 30-60 people, preferably within walking distance of the Fairmont. I'd love to NOT have to go to a chain and would like mid-priced if possible. I know, I'm asking a lot! Please help hounds!

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    akq RE: OC Mutt Jun 30, 2010 07:04 PM

    I just looked at a bunch of places for my firm's holiday party around the same area you're looking at...here are a few ideas:

    Farestart (a charity that teaches restaurant skills). They can do small to large parties, plus catering.
    Campagne (excellent food - my firm had an excellent holiday party there that I was super disappointed to miss)
    Palace ballroom (Tom Douglas)
    Hotel Andra (catering by Lola - Tom Douglas)
    Hotel Monaco
    Wild Ginger (not my fav, but I am pretty sure they have big private rooms upstairs
    Seastar (a bit of a walk...but the food is good)

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    Campagne
    86 Pine, Seattle, WA 98101

    Farestart
    2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

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      howard 1st RE: OC Mutt Jul 1, 2010 10:15 AM

      not to tarnish the luster of tom douglas' crown but kevin davis' two places (steelhead diner at 1st/pine and blueacre seafood at 7th/olive) both offer wonderful, affordable dining with kevin's unique touch and both have private banquet facilities

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        bourbongal RE: OC Mutt Jul 2, 2010 12:51 PM

        I've been to 2 very enjoyable business events at Purple Cafe and Wine Bar. 60 might stretch their upstairs room capacity but it is perfect space for 30. Good food and good wine.

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          OC Mutt RE: bourbongal Jul 7, 2010 07:26 PM

          Thanks for the help. Keep the suggestions coming!

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