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Sep 14, 2011 11:21 AM

Wednesday dinner for 30 within walking distance from UCLA.

Prefer something other than Napae Valleye Grille. For a few weeks from now and would like to keep it ~$30/person.

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  1. What about Palomino?

    Palomino - Los Angeles
    150-10877 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

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    1. re: Servorg

      A fate worse than going to U$C...

    2. I wonder if you could get an outdoor table by the pool at The W on Hilgard?

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      1. re: PaulF

        I love the pool at the W, but dont think they can accomodate 30. Most of the places within walking distance are more fast food. There is a good Italian, Tanino waliking distance. Also, Yamato Westwood; which is ok food but a fun enviornment as I recall.

        1. re: BSW6490

          I haven't been to Tanino in years, but it was the place that came to my mind.

          1043 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

          1. re: sushigirlie

            Second Tanino - airy space with enough room for a big crowd and a short walk for you.
            Shamshiri at Westwood and Massachusetts is a longer haul but they will surely accommodate you and serve you wonderful wonderful food - our standby tor years. Never fails to impress visitors. Great ambiance and good energy.

            1043 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

            Shamshiri Restaurant
            19249 Roscoe Blvd, Northridge, CA 91324

      2. Some of the best food in a civilized setting in Westwood Village is at Thai House, across Gayley from Whole Foods. A group of 30 would take up almost the whole restaurant, but it is very reasonably priced and if you put a menu together they could handle it efficiently. Carpets, tablecloths, real glasswear -- much nicer than the fast places but not more expensive.

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        1. re: nosh

          ... And their chicken curry is delicious. I second this.

          Another option is Shaherzad, further south on Westwood Blvd. I've seen parties of ~30 accommodated there quite nicely. With any eatery, I suppose you must call ahead to organize such a large party.

          1. re: nosh

            Love Thai House, but didn't consider it because they barely have 30 seats in the whole place.