HOME > Chowhound > Philadelphia >
Are you making a specialty food? Tell us about it
TELL US

18th Birthday- Something "Fun"?

r
rocknroll52 Nov 1, 2010 05:05 AM

Planning an 18th birthday for my daughter and she'd like to go somewhere fun. She would love to go someplace with live music or dancing. I thought that a salsa place would be fun, and some of the places offer lessons (Brasil) but it looks like this is for a strictly over 21 crowd. I'm also thinking about a place where you can do karaoke, and saw that New Harmony in Chinatown has a private room you can book for a group, which looked fun. Any one ever done this?

Any help, ideas or suggestions would be appreciated!

  1. b
    Bigley9 Nov 1, 2010 10:44 AM

    I haven't done it but Yakatori Boy on 11th street has private Karaoke rooms of various sizes and pretty good "meat on a stick" which is what Yakatori is!

    1. s
      susan1353 Nov 1, 2010 11:08 AM

      There's a fun and not-too-expensive Moroccan restaurant on City Avenue: http://www.casablancarestaurants.com/

      You can get a private area, and belly dancing!

      1. u
        urbanfabric Nov 2, 2010 01:34 PM

        I've heard that North Bowl in the northern liberties is a good place for a party. Yakatori Boy is fun, but I'm not sure about their age requirements.

        1. r
          rocknroll52 Dec 6, 2010 09:45 AM

          We ended up booking a table at Marrakesh for my daughters birthday. They loved it, and at $25 pp it was a bargain~! Afterwards they went for karaoke at Downey's a few blocks away. They had a blast!

          Show Hidden Posts