Restaurants for Parties in LA & NYC

    It's hard to find great restaurants for parties, especially in big metropolitan areas like Los Angeles and New York City. The sheer volume of venues on Open Table, Urbanspoon, and Yelp is overwhelming. Instead of scouring for hours trying to see which restaurants are "good for groups," take a look at some of our top venues below that make great restaurants for parties.

    New York City

    miss KOREA Sun

    Located in Koreatown, miss Korea Sun incorporates style and unique visual elements to complete a graceful dining experience. Large rooms on the second floor make for an excellent dinner party, surrounded by elegant Korean décor matched with exquisite menus, including five course dinner and three course lunch options, exclusively served on the second floor. Perfect for an intimate evening with friends looking to enjoy a delectable tasting of fine Korean cuisine, seating up to 70 people. Request a quote today.


    On the larger scale is Vermilion, a Midtown restaurant that hosts a multitude of corporate and social events with a sophisticated menu for a multitude of palates. Featuring a sleek, modern-chic design, Vermillion boasts individualized prix-fixe options, accommodating groups of 20 to 250 in private dining areas and restaurant buyouts for up to 400 people, while cocktail receptions can reach up to 500. This is a great venue for any professional party, like a corporate holiday party or launch. Request a quote or search for other restaurants for parties.

    Los Angeles

    Pinot Bistro

    If you're looking for that neighborhood bistro around the corner with a cozy yet refined feel, Pinot Bistro is the restaurant for you. Enjoy traditional French cuisine and an extensive wine list boasting wines from both California and France in a more carefree setting, right in the heart of Studio City. If you want a classic, memorable dining experience for an intimate party like a birthday or anniversary, then come to what the LA Times declared "best restaurant in the Valley." Get a free quote today!

    SmithHouse Tap and Grill

    For a casual celebration like a birthday or informal company party, SmithHouse Tap and Grill may be just the place, located in the Century City area of West LA. This is a craft beer lover's paradise, boasting 120 beers on tap, and featuring rustic brick arches, copper lighting fixtures, flat screens, and leather booths, five with built-in table-tap beer systems perfect for a party of up to 50 people. Request a quote through Eventup.

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