i'm inviting a group of friends to meet up on a friday evening. the idea is to pick a time and place where we can get dinner and then stick around for drinks, maybe relocating to somewhere in the area at a later point.
i'm inviting a little more than 20 people. my guess is that no more than 10 will show up for dinner. more people will probably show up for drinks, but probably not all at the same time. the main thing is that with this amount of people, i need somewhere pretty casual where people can drop in, where there is enough room, and where the food is good. somewhere in williamsburg or in the ev or les would be the most convenient for most of the people who would be coming.
my ideas: mable's smokehouse, the commodore, hill country, or maybe radegast (although i've heard the food is bad?).
are these places any good/big enough?
for drinks i was thinking somewhere like union pool could work, but if it's too cold there isn't really a lot of room inside, so i'm reconsidering.