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Great venue for 20-30 people

SarahM Apr 20, 2012 03:05 PM

Hi all,

I'm throwing a going away party/baby shower for my brother and his wife. Since it will be co-ed and neither of them want a traditional "baby shower," and also be a going away party for them, I'm looking for something casual and laid back. A patio would be a big plus. Initially wanted a mexican spot, but am open to other ideas. East or Westside and anything in between.
Would love some suggestions to jump start the planning!

  1. westsidegal Apr 20, 2012 11:39 PM

    what day of the week? what time of day?

    1. t
      Titiany Apr 20, 2012 04:37 PM

      I was recently doing research for an evening, coed bridal shower with similar criteria. Without knowing your budget, here are a few options I came up with (all have patios or other outside space):

      Napa Valley Grille - Westwood
      Sonoma Wine Garden - Santa Monica
      Zengo - Santa Monica
      Simon LA - West Hollywood
      Il Fornaio (the one in Santa Monica)
      Wood & Vine - Hollywood

      Note: Food quality varies, but they're at least decent and go up from there.

      1. b
        BSW6490 Apr 20, 2012 04:01 PM

        Recently attended a co-ed baby shower at El Cholo Mexican on Wilshire in Santa Monica. They had about 30 people in the upstairs private room and bar. It was a lot of fun. Food is not gourmet, but fun Mexican with lots of good apatizers and drinks. Prices are reasonable.

        1. wienermobile Apr 20, 2012 03:12 PM

          Westside Tavern has two nice private rooms and it shouldn't cost you a fortune.

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