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Westchester County Restaurants with Private Dining (& room for a DJ!)

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stringbean23 Jan 2, 2011 12:18 PM

I was wondering if anyone had any ideas/suggestions as to where to have an engagement party in Westchester County for about 100 people and room for a DJ. We are open to doing a buy-out of a restaurant if need be, and are looking to spend no more than $80 per person. Ideally, we would love to keep it at around $50-60 (but we are true foodies and don't know if there is someone that will offer that price and still have great food). The party does not need to be a sit down dinner...a good buffet is fine with us. Please help!

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  1. i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream RE: stringbean23 Jan 2, 2011 01:25 PM

    We've been looking for a restaurant with the capacity for a similar number of people in the county too, and to say it's been tough is an understatement. The problem is finding a place that has really, really good food to accommodate that # reasonably. It pains me to settle for average food. Red Hat in Irvington is my dream, but it's very pricey. Half Moon has a buy out, but it's above your price range. I know it has mixed reviews on this board, but the view can't be beat. I'd be very curious to hear chowhound responses to this.

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    Half Moon
    1 High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

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      stringbean23 RE: i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream Jan 3, 2011 06:03 PM

      It is definitely beyond difficult at this point! I've been searching for a few months and haven't come up with anything I'm absolutely thrilled about! Please let me know if you find anything...I did look at Sam's of Gedney Way & CV Mansion in White Plains and those would be my top 2 choices at this point if I had to make a choice right now. I would love to hear these responses as well.

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      Sam's of Gedney Way
      50 Gedney Way, White Plains, NY 10605

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      wincountrygirl RE: stringbean23 Jan 2, 2011 01:47 PM

      I think 121 in North Salem - they have a room downstairs.

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        cubanat RE: stringbean23 Jan 3, 2011 10:13 AM

        peniche, la panettiere, morgans, sams of gedney way, Does that budget include everything? full bar, tax & service?

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          stringbean23 RE: cubanat Jan 3, 2011 06:04 PM

          I have looked into Sam's and did think it would accommodate everyone - thanks!

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          jhopp217 RE: stringbean23 Jan 3, 2011 10:27 AM

          Not sure of where you are located, but take a look at Shadows on the Hudson

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            moron66 RE: stringbean23 Jan 3, 2011 03:40 PM

            sienna in white plains has good food, as good if not better then the stated restaurants and two large rooms w/ a dj booth set up from the club that it is on weekends, it is a very nice space .i had a small event there in there upstairs area and was very pleased

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              stringbean23 RE: moron66 Jan 3, 2011 06:06 PM

              Will do! Thank you!

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                cubanat RE: stringbean23 Jan 4, 2011 11:44 AM

                where is sienna in wp?

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