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Looking for "teen-friendly" restaurant for birthday dinner

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Hi I'm turning fifteen in two weeks and want a classier, nicer restaurant to go to for a birthday dinner near the Loop (preferably) with about 10 girls. We'd be taking a train down from the suburbs into Union Station then walking or taking a bus down there. Any suggestions would be awesome! Thank you.

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  1. For the 15-year-old girl scene I'd recommend Carnivale. Loop-ish. Don't know if it meets your price expectations:

    http://www.carnivalechicago.com/menu

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    1. re: ferret

      That would be awesome but they said they were all booked up for the next month...any more suggestions?

      1. re: natwha18

        Then I'd recommend Hub 51 or Sushi Samba (the New York West Village location got some "Sex and the City" notoriety back in the day and it's still a fun spot).

        1. re: ferret

          Along the same line - Sunda.

          1. re: lbs

            Sunda is a clear winner for food, but I thought Samba had the teen appeal factor.

            1. re: ferret

              True - but sometimes you can spot a celebrity at Sunda.

    2. How about Mercat a la Planxa for tapas? Very fun place with good food.

      http://mercatchicago.com/

      If you walk from Union Station to Jackson and the river and take the 126 bus toward Congress, get off at Congress & Michigan and you're very close. Mercat is at 638 S. Michigan in the Blackstone Hotel.

      Have a happy birthday!