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.


Place for about 30 people in Paris

by Faulkner99 1 month 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 4 months 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...

Zhong Shan Hakka Restaurant

by Thomas Nash 3 months 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 3 months 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...

Golden Crab House | Outer Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months 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...

Favorite NYC BBQ?

by chefdekoven 1 year 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 4 months 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 6 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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...

Good place in DC Chinatown for private event?

by jal41 7 months ago

Can anyone recommend a good place to have a not too formal business dinner on a Friday night--probably 20-25 people in attendance? Thanks!!

Group dining in Paris in summer

by kjlyttle 7 months ago

Hello, I know there are a lot of questions asked about group dining in Paris, but none recently, so I thought I would ask again. I appreciate all your help and suggestions as I am planning a multi-...

Central Boston Brunch Space

by poohstix12 7 months ago

I am starting to plan a mid May (quite possibly all of Boston's graduation weekend) baby shower. Since I'm not a local, I'm looking for suggestions! The goal is a low key brunch for about 40. Id...

Key West Dinner for a crowd - 12 people

by rubylewct 9 months ago

I am coming to Key West for work and need to plan two dinners, with 10-12 people. Good food, not fancy -fun and casual is also good - outdoor seating is event better if possible. Want to make a r...

Good Place for a San Diego Group Dinner around $25 per person

by pvanhalsema 9 months ago

I'm from the Bay Area but will be leading a group 2- day training meeting downtown San Diego in February. We are on a non profit budget so I'm looking for a good place to book a Monday night dinner...

80th Bday Venue Needed - Sarasota

by stevenrj 10 months ago

Hi...looking for unique venue for 80th bday for father in law. Approx. 20-25 people. Nothing stuffy. Full bar would be ideal, with relatively affordable menu for a sibling split! Never done thi...

Chinese food for a crowd, near MIT

by JRL56 11 months ago

We're looking for a fun, yummy place to share Chinese food for 20+ w/in walking distance of MIT

Grandma's 90th Birthday - Dessert Tasting Menu? Bakeries?

by elwang 10 months ago

Grandma's 90th birthday is coming up and she has a TINY appetite but loves desserts so want to find some good options for her. I know previously there had been dessert tasting menus at Atelier Cren...

Calgary: The Guild

by HaveSpoonWillCook 10 months ago

Nov 2017: We visited The Guild on the urging of staff (Nicolas?) at the now closed highly recommended fish restaurant whose name I forget; it was located very close to the Marriott Downtown. I ...

Party of 20 for 40th birthday

by bkbk1969 11 months ago

Looking for a restaurant that can accommodate about 20 people for a birthday dinner, not necessarily private dining. I’ve been looking into private room arrangements and it seems to be too expensiv...