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Awesome Restaurant for 23 Birthday for a Guy

frankcarter May 31, 2012 11:44 AM

Hey everyone. My best friend is turning 23 and has put me in charge of finding a place to eat for his birthday. It's going to be a group of 8 of us. Entrees have to be between 20-30 and he wants it to be a fun atmosphere. It really doesn't matter what neighborhood it is or what cuisine. Just looking for a bunch of suggestions.

Thank You!

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    fm1963 RE: frankcarter May 31, 2012 11:46 AM

    Perla has a booth that will fit 8 people I think. Great food and atmosphere. Call them asap.

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      frankcarter RE: fm1963 Jun 1, 2012 01:08 PM

      any other suggestions? ha

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        tex.s.toast RE: frankcarter Jun 1, 2012 01:11 PM

        help us help you - its a big city full of loads of restaurants. What does he like? is drinking at dinner important to you? how long in the future are you planning this for?


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          frankcarter RE: tex.s.toast Jun 1, 2012 06:03 PM

          its for july 29. As far as drinks are concerned., as long as anyone could get a good beer its fine. Cuisine wise he is very open as long as it's a fun atmosphere!

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      EBT RE: frankcarter Jun 1, 2012 01:36 PM

      Standard Grill might fit the bill.

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        thegforceny RE: frankcarter Jun 1, 2012 07:12 PM

        The Cannibal

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          apples RE: frankcarter Jun 1, 2012 07:20 PM

          +1 standard grill. Also Stanton social, Lavo,Abe and Arthur's, Tao, Catch

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            thegforceny RE: apples Jun 4, 2012 10:32 AM

            None of the above places has good food. They are bad value, party type places frequented by B&T / tourist types. Don't get me wrong - can be quite fun - just not about good food at all.

          2. JungMann RE: mingu725 Jun 5, 2012 06:12 AM

            Korean BBQ is what you make of it, particularly. I turned 25 at one of the private rooms at Kang Suh, which was otherwise pretty staid (for Ktown). Our small private room, however, turned into a house party between the soju and the grilling with a bunch of guys. If you don't order carefully, though, you can easily go above $30pp.

            A group of 8 can easily do the fried chicken dinner at Momofuku, you just have to make your reservations well ahead of time. If you're doing a Sunday meal, there are also lots of boozy brunches to pick from.

            1. ttoommyy RE: frankcarter Jun 4, 2012 12:03 PM

              Birreria at Eataly. Great food and beer and a nice view. High energy vibe.

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