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ashlifive Aug 7, 2012 09:03 AM

Hi again.

I also wanted to know if anyone could suggest a cool/trendy bar, sports bar, or restaurant that could host a 30th birthday party for around 40 people on a Saturday night (November). My fiance is turning 30 and I would love to throw him a great party!

I was thinking an open bar for his friends, appetizers, and getting a cake. Nothing too crazy, but I would love a great fun atmosphere!

We live near Fairfield...so anywhere around North Jersey or in that area. I wanted to try to stay away from Hoboken...parking can be a problem.

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    ebchower RE: ashlifive Aug 7, 2012 10:28 AM

    I saw (through Facebook lurking) that somebody I used to know had a birthday party at the Meadowlands racetrack. Looking at the page below, it seems they would happy to accomodate you.

    http://www.thebigm.com/content.aspx?i...

    1. Curlz RE: ashlifive Aug 7, 2012 06:09 PM

      Don't know if Spuntino in Clifton is doing private parties or not, but it might work if they are...

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        ashlifive RE: Curlz Aug 8, 2012 06:15 AM

        I liked this place a lot...but I am not sure if my guy's friends will enjoy it. They are more into football and beer!

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        bifpocaroba RE: ashlifive Aug 8, 2012 11:55 AM

        Some suggestions.

        Calandra's in Caldwell.

        Egan and Sons Montclair or West Orange

        O'Niels , Verona

        Cloverleaf, Caldwell

        Cleveland Tap Room, W. Caldwell

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          coldbeer RE: bifpocaroba Aug 8, 2012 02:04 PM

          No Tattletails?

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          ashlifive RE: ashlifive Aug 13, 2012 12:14 PM

          Thanks for all the suggestions...I was trying to stay away from the "neighborhood" bars because we go to most of these places on the regular. I want to do something maybe a bit more upscale then a traditional bar. Any other places?

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            missbg4 RE: ashlifive Aug 13, 2012 05:23 PM

            consider Taos in East Rutherford. valet parking, private party room, and great apps. you can get beer and wine plus food for about 35 a person

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              NJfoodLover RE: missbg4 Aug 14, 2012 07:16 AM

              Check out Encore Lounge in Wayne
              http://www.encorerestaurantlounge.com/

              Both Tao's in East Rutherford or Egans are nice options too.

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