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Aug 2, 2010 12:34 PM

Restaurant Recommendations for either Pizza or Burgers for a fun thirtysomething's birthday?

Dees anyone have any recommendations for Manhattan-based Pizza or burger joints that offer a great night out for thirtysomethings?


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  1. Most of the "in" pizza places do not accept reservations. 5 Napkins Burger does, and it seems like the kind of place where a group of friends can have a good time.

    1. Molly's is pub with great burgers. Done and done.

      1. Depends on how many people you'll have but for a larger group I might do Otto or Arturo's, especially if the latter is planning on having live jazz that night. The non-pizza food is really good at Otto, though, and they have special menus for big groups.

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        1. re: kathryn

          maybe consider BBQ, BBQ restauramts tend to be a little more conducive to those types of events....downstairs at hill country is fun, Dinosaur is really fun...

          1. re: Cpalms

            i second hill country. did my birthday there this year - LOTS of fun and atmosphere was perfect.

        2. keste? there's plenty of places around that area to hangout.

          1. Go to Royale in the Village. There is a big garden out back with huge tables. Perfect for a birthday

            157 Ave C, New York, NY 10009