Group Friendly

Finding restaurants to accommodate a group can be a headache. But Chowhounds are up to the challenge, with great ideas in your area for birthdays, celebration dinners, work parties, and more.


Jewish Christmas at Peony in Oakland Chinatown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last year our family celebrated Jewish-Christmas at Peony with a traditional Cantonese banquet. Previously I’ve had yum cha here, and this was my first time for dinner. Though the restaurant was fu...

In a world w/o Uncle Boons... Location Help for a 40th b-day party

by MissMara 6 months ago

So I was looking to throw a 40th birthday in January (or whenever the world opens back up in NYC) with ~15 -20 ppl. I had my heart set on Uncle Boons but I just heard they are closing. True Heartbr...

Golden Crab House | Outer Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Golden Crab House is the new offshoot of the popular PPQ Dungeness Island. When we were there on a Friday night in late March, the soft opening was in its third month. Eyeing the three large ta...

Zhong Shan Hakka Restaurant

by Thomas Nash 1 year ago

From the former owners of the Hakka Restaurant in the Richmond District which they sold some time back, this newly opened place has many familiar dishes. As good or better than I remember. In Parks...

Harborview Restaurant & Bar | The Embarcadero - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In February, one of my family's Chinese New Year reunions was a banquet lunch at the new Harborview opened by former partners from R & G Lounge. The lunch menu was essentially Menu A, https://harbo...

Dining recommendations for Nashville, TN

by Phil_A_Mignon 11 months ago

Hey, Foodies. My wife and I and seven other couples will be traveling to Nashville, TN Columbus Day weekend 2020 for our collective anniversaries (each of our weddings were in the fall). We love fo...

30th Birthday - Chicago

by jnk89 1 year ago

Hi 'hounds...this is my first post on here, but I have utilized the discussion board to see if there's been any recent questions re: affordable group dinners. I just moved back to Chicago this ...

Group staff dinner

by sybilstrum 1 year ago

Suggestions please for 28 person group traveling in from NY Sunday night. Wine & Beer a must. Somewhere in city. Trying to avoid Burgers. Thanks in advance!

Restaurant To Hold A 40 Person Brunch

by drsteve252 1 year ago

Willing to spend 50 per person with a buffet brunch in early may open to any suggestions thank you foodie

Dinner at Dragon Beaux in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

When Dragon Beaux first opened in 2015, the dinner menu was limited to a few appetizers and hot pot. Over time the selection of ala carte dishes has increased. But this doesn't seem to be widely kn...

Armistice Day Dinner at Royal Feast in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last month a family member asked me to help her order from Chef Liu. I told her the best way was to just give him a budget, a couple days notice, and let him cook for us. Despite my 16+ year hi...

Baptism Reception Venue in Manhattan

by coleper 1 year ago

My daughter is being baptized on a Sunday in late Feb. The church is in midtown west. I’m looking for a place to host a brunch or lunch for about 100 people, including kids. I’d love to find som...

Chinese Restaurant w Private Room in SGV

by alicegreene 1 year ago

I'm planning office holiday luncheon and CEO wants Chinese (but not a "Chinese Seafood") restaurant with a private room that seats 10 or so. I see recommendations a couple of years old for Chang's ...

Place for about 30 people in Paris

by Faulkner99 1 year ago

Hey all, thanks in advance for any help. A friend needs to host a drinks (wine?) and appetizer evening event in Paris. He was quoted almost $100/person at one venue and was hoping to find one that ...

Cow Marlowe | Cow Hollow - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After the faulty service experience in December at Kaiyo, I just wanted to get out of there. I walked down the street to the newly opened Cow Marlowe. It’s in the former Eastside West and one of t...

Favorite NYC BBQ?

by chefdekoven 2 years ago

Hey was just curious if anyone had a favorite NYC BBQ restaurant for a large group. I am considering Hometown, which I have been to and really enjoy, and John Brown's Smokehouse in LIC where I have...

Chinese Banquet Dinner GTA Nov. 2019

by ladeda 1 year ago

Hi all, I'm looking to have a family dinner this Nov. for a party of 70-80 (around 7 to 8 tables). I'm looking at having it at a Chinese restaurant in either Scarborough, Markham, or Richmond Hi...

Bar recommendation for mini reunion

by trhea 1 year ago

Recommendation for large group (16 ppl) to hold a mini reunion after work downtown Boston...looking to grab drinks maybe some apps and catch up....sitting at table might be hard to chat....

Resaurants near the Paris Soccer stadium

by FoodieW 1 year ago

Want to find a restaurant near the football stadium in Paris where a large family group could get good food.

Chef Change at Yum's Bistro in Fremont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Over the last decade, some of the finest Hong Kong/Cantonese meals I've enjoyed have been prepared by Chef Bosun Yum at Yum's Bistro in Fremont https://www.chowhound.com/post/chowdown-report-chin...