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Whole roasted pig for 25 people

I am trying to plan a birthday party for 25 peope. The guest of honor has requested a whole roasted pig be served. What restaurant will be able to accommodate us?

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  1. Maybe Back Forty? Click on "Private Parties".


    Suckling Pig Feast is $600 for up to 12 people for 4 courses. But you may be able to book the private room for up to 28 people and order two of those, perhaps.

    Back Forty
    190 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

    1. La Fonda del Sol can accomodate, albeit you may need 2 of their very good whole suckling pig.

      La Fonda del Sol
      200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10020

      1. DBGB does pig roast for ~$450 This includes sides and ddessert. For an additoinal charge they do unlimited beer.

        299 Bowery, New York, NY 10003

        1. Giano on East 7th Street has a "porchetta" night once a month or something like that. I've never been, but maybe since they're used to making it they could do it for your party.

          126 E 7th Street, New York, NY 10009

          1. I did the Big Pig Gig at Daisy May BBQ a few years back. I assume they still do it. Great time, very casual. They bring the entire roasted pig out to the table and you pick the meat right off the carcass.

            Daisy May's BBQ
            623 11th Ave, New York, NY 10036

            1. Ditch Plains does a whole pig roast that is very reasonable. The events staff is pretty competent and accommodating. There are 2 locations too if 1 is booked, the other may be available.

              Ditch Plains
              29 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

              1. Cafe Sita, in East Village, does a whole roasted pig, if you order it in advance. It is not on the menu, you have to ask. Several Filipino restaurants to that also.I am not talking about suckling pig, i am talking about a bigger pig.

                185 Ave C, New York, NY 10009

                4 Replies
                1. re: foodwhisperer

                  Which Filipino restaurant in Manhattan would do whole roast pig for 25 people?

                  1. re: RCC

                    Im not sure which Filipino restaurant would do whole pig in Manhattan, but I would ask at Grill 21, and Sa aming a nayon. or Maharlika ( the chef there is Dominican and knows how to cook a whole pig), in queens, Manny's, or Tito Rad

                    Grill 21
                    346 E 21st St, New York, NY 10010

                    111 First Ave, New York, NY 10003

                    Sa Aming Nayon
                    201 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003

                    1. re: foodwhisperer

                      I had a party for 12 of us at Resto and they did a whole roast pig in a caja china which was very delicious, though I never had it prepped that way before so i don't know if it was close to Filipino style or not. Don't know if 25 would be too many for them or not, they didn't have a private room but pushed a row of tables together in the back of the restaurant.

                      111 East 29th Street, New York, NY 10016

                      1. re: 1uc7

                        Filipino style is similar to cooking in caja china, but not as high tech. In Phillipnes they do the pig on a spit turning over the coals that are in a big metal "pan". Very simple, for many hours. I had a whole cow done that way in the Phillipines. Not sure how they do it here. I've had smaller pigs , i.e. 22lbs cooked for me , hung in a pizza oven

                2. Try Nuela, They do pig there, They are South American, they do nice ceviches, its a nice place. They do a whole pig for 10 or more people, That might be the perfect spot for you

                  43 W 24th St, New York, NY 10010

                  1. The Breslin is my pick for whole pigs. $75/per person, including salad, sides and dessert. They typically only accomodate parties of 8-12, but perhaps you could do two pigs?

                    The Breslin
                    20 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001

                    3 Replies
                    1. re: loratliff

                      Just as a frame of reference, Manny's Filipino Bakery/Restaurant in queens does a 25-30lb pig for $230

                      1. re: foodwhisperer

                        What does that have to do with the Breslin?

                        1. re: loratliff

                          It has to do with price comparison for a pig