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Nov 26, 2011 05:50 AM

Saturday brunch...10 ppl...need help because my GF will kill me if this doesn't go right.

Looking to organize a Saturday birthday brunch for about 10 ppl. Open to location but would prefer to keep it around 25-30 pp. Reservations are a must. Appreciate any feedback.

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  1. Try Blue Ribbon Bakery.

    Blue Ribbon Bakery
    33 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

    1. Cookshop; Trestle on Tenth; Red Cat

      156 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10011

      Trestle on Tenth
      242 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10001

      Red Cat
      227 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011

      1. I guess it will depend on what you are looking for, but I had a great brunch at Bistro Lamazou. The place is neither trendy nor a destination place, but the food is really good and the prices are moderate. It is a neighborhood place, but the room is pretty and comfortable, service is friendly and I have enjoyed my meals there (twice for dinner, once for brunch). You can check the website:

        Bistro Lamazou
        344 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10010

        1. Hi, I really had a great time at Bacco on the upper east side 78th street on second avenue.
          Its a great price and fresh. If you want something more upscale then ask for the semi private room at Alain Allegretti´s new place La Promenade....Chelsea. Just shoot both an email.

          La Promenade des Anglais
          461 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011

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          1. give us a little guidance as to what would work for her... Few things come to mind

            Check these
            Blue Ribbon Bakery
            Nice Matin

            Blue Ribbon Bakery
            33 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

            Nice Matin
            201 West 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

            45 E 22nd St, New York, NY 10010

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            1. re: dyrewolf

              Thanks all...
              She wants to keep it very casual and on the less expensive side. Casual is key.
              As far as what was mentioned, I had a less than memorable experience at Cookshop.....BRB was just okay.....not thrilled with the red cat menu. I'd like a good mix of traditional breakfast/lunch items. Any other suggestions?

                1. re: foodstud

                  Have you tried contacting The Smith or Jane?

                  1. re: kathryn

                    I attended a post-wedding brunch at Jane recently and thought it was great. Looking at their regular brunch menu, I think the OP should be able to keep it within his budget.

                    100 West Houston Street, New York, NY 10012