Need restaurant for up to 40 people (lunch) at under $50/person
- carln Aug 30, 2013 06:03 PM
We are having my daughters baptism and looking for a place that could do lunch for up to 40 people. If we could keep it under $50/ person that would be great. Preferably MDR/SM/Venice area. Good food is important ( not necessarily super fancy) and a view or nice atmosphere is a plus.
Any suggestions are appreciated.
concur with servorg and would go to zengo if they can accommodate you.
if not, i'd check into C&O Trattoria
3016 Washington Boulevard Marina del Rey, California 90292
(Washington & Thatcher, One block West of Lincoln Blvd.)
they certainly can come in within budget, food is fine for this sort of group, and they have a parking lot adjacent to the restaurant.
(a group of 40 people usually means at least 10 cars need to be accommodated)
they open at 11:30AM for lunch.
when my nephew graduated from UCLA, we had his graduation party there and it went extremely well.
i've only eaten at paiche a couple of times (one of them being this past week) but, in my experience, four courses at paiche will not be enough to satisfy very many people: add to it the cost of even non-alcoholic beverages tax and tip and you may well find yourself exceeding your budget AND have many of the guests heading out to get some food.
(maybe i'm a pig, but to my mind it would take three of their salads to equal one real salad. imho, three servings of their fish ribs would equal a smallish fish entree)
also, most of the food there is geared toward adventurous diners who will be content to eat fish. i've never put together an event for 40 people who weren't already screened as peruvian seafood eaters or chowhounds for which this restaurant would work. . . .
their alcoholic drinks are innovative and weak and pricy.