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looking for after Funeral dining in West LA for 50 plus guests.....Help

On Weds. my Family is having a informal get-together after service for possibly 50+ guests????

Any ideas , My wife thinks maybe chinese food......Any good ones in Wla????

We are open to anything.....Thanks

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  1. roughly how much will you be willing to pay per person?
    buffet or wait-staff?
    approximate time of day?

    1. Il Moro does a nice job as does Napa Valley Grille for relatively large gatherings. I am sorry for your loss.

      Il Moro Restaurant
      11400 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

      Napa Valley Grille
      1100 Glendon Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024

      1. Upper West has a room that's separate from the main dining room - and there's a big screen where you could project photos of the deceased, which is always a nice thing to have.

        Upper West
        3321 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404

        1. Been to four funerals in the past month. One more coming up soon in a couple of weeks. A great majority of funeral luncheons here in the southbay are held at Sea Empress in Gardena which will accommodate large crowds. On a much higher end, Onami's in Torrance has an extensive seafood buffet. Just attended a funeral luncheon last Friday in Monterey Park for 100 people (10 tables) at Ocean Star which does a good job. Sorry for you loss.

          Onami Restaurant
          1925 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90501

          1. Prefer something close to Centinla and Braddock area of Culver City.......

            Sit down service ....$20 ish ....Time is approx 3:30-4:00 pm So its an early Dinner....

            Thanks for the suggestions , keep em coming ...I will forward this info along.....

            1. I have never been to Casa Sanchez, but if I had to work within your parameters, I would check it out. They don't open until 5pm, but they might open for a private event.


              1. Search is over....My in laws picked Jerrys deli in the marina.....
                Thanks for your help......

                12 Replies
                  1. re: Servorg

                    I'm not sure how you mean that, servorg.; the loss, the choice or both.

                    1. re: mucho gordo

                      I like to keep it "chow-centric" whenever possible...

                      1. re: Servorg

                        Sadly, this is the funniest thing I ever read on CH.

                        1. re: Ciao Bob

                          If you can't be Oxy clean then at least be oxymoronic...

                    2. re: gotyamahas

                      May not be worth upsetting the cart, but Jerry's is not very good.

                      1. re: BSW6490

                        I haven't been to (any) Jerry's in a very long time, but as I remember (besides it being horrible), it was not cheap, you won't get much at $20 pp.

                        VIP on Wilshire/Barrington has a private room, although I don't know if it'll hold 50. Worth a call to find out, much much better than Jerry's.

                        1. re: LesThePress

                          That reminds me, Fritto Misto (walking distance from the Promenade) in Santa Monica has a private room that I think will hold that many and the food is good and the prices quite reasonable.

                          Fritto Misto
                          601 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

                          1. re: Servorg

                            the service and the get-together is probably over by now.. . . .

                            1. re: westsidegal

                              But not the memory of a fine meal at Jerry's!

                    3. There is a restaurant upstairs from the Wine House on Cotner called UPSTAIRS 2. They have a private room with it's own ingress/egress called Addie's Place. You could do something and have them cater it.

                      Wine House
                      2311 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA