Book your next event or gathering in Downtown Berkeley!

Private Dining: 10-50


Berkeley Meeting Space for Dinner - Comal

Capacity: 23

2020 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 926-6300 More Information

COMAL is a gathering place located in Berkeley’s bustling Arts District that serves woodfired Mexican food. The restaurant is housed in a hundred year old building that features a lush, secluded rear patio with a full bar, covered dining area and al fresco beer garden with fire pit. Comal has appeared multiple times in the SF Chronicle Top 100 list since opening in 2012.

  • Table 30 - community table for groups of 8-11
  • Abajo - private basement dining room for 12-22
  • Full Buyouts - book the entire restaurant for 75-200+ people
  • Patio Buyouts - covered patio and al fresco beer garden for 75-150 people
  • Patio Picnics - exclusive use of the patio/ beer garden for parties of 25-100

Revival Bar + Kitchen


Capacity: 40-55

2102 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 549-9950 More Information

Revival Bar+Kitchen is happy to offer a private dining room for your special event. They provide beautiful, flavorful, responsibly sourced food, smooth, attentive service, and a lovely space for your group to enjoy. Their mission is to want your experience with them to be seamless, pleasing, and memorable for every guest you invite.

  • Private Dining Capacity: 40 people
  • Full AV set with sound
  • Full buyouts of entire space available (up to 140 seated, 200 standing).
  • Food is sustainably, responsibly sourced; organic and local ingredients
  • 1 block from the UC Berkeley campus and BART
  • Centrally located in Downtown Berkeley

Small Venues: 70-300

Aurora Theatre

Aurora Theatre

Capacity: 50-150

2081 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 843-4822 More Information

As the storyteller for our community, Aurora Theatre Company inspires new audiences and longtime theatre lovers alike with the visceral power of live theatre. Our venues, the most intimate professional stages in the Bay Area, highlight great acting, nuanced language, and an immediacy that makes for exhilarating theatre.

  • Non Profit Discount Rates
  • Available for auditions, rehearsals, classroom, and meetings

Berkeley City College

Berkeley City College

Capacity: 230

2050 Center St. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-2800 More Information

Berkeley City College’s mission is to promote student success, to provide our diverse community with educational opportunities, and to transform lives.

  • Auditorium Capacity: 228 (including 2 handicap areas)
  • Atrium Capacity: 170
  • Classroom Capacity: 45-50

Berkeley Public Library, Central


Capacity: 110

2090 Kittredge St. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-6100 More Information

The Berkeley Public Library has served the people of Berkeley since 1893 and looks forward to providing many more years of community service. The Library is one of the most heavily used libraries in California, serving a local population of 118,950 and more from the surrounding area. (US Census estimate as of July 1, 2022) The Central Library, located in downtown Berkeley, and four recently renovated branches ensure easy library access for residents in Berkeley’s many and diverse neighborhoods.

  • Chairs and tables are also available.
  • The Central Community Meeting Room has a projector, screen, and PA system.

Bobby G's Pizza

Bobby G's

Capacity: 100

2072 University Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 214-8600 More Information

Quality Hand Crafted Pizza Made In-House. We focus on three things really: delicious and fresh pizza, local craft beer, and our community. Our pizza is made in-house from the first step to the plate. We use Giusto’s flour from San Francisco in our 24-hour cold fermented dough, which is rolled and then allowed to slowly rise while refrigerated for 24 hours, allowing the dough’s natural flavors to develop. We source local and organic as much as we can, and our ingredients, toppings, bread, dressing, and sauces are prepared in-house on a daily basis. Vegan (house-made tofu-based soy cheese) and gluten-free substitutions are available for our pizza.

  • PA System
  • Beer and Wine Bar
  • Multiple TV’s
  • Outdoor seating
  • In House Catering
  • Fully staffed

David Brower Center

David Brower

Capacity: 200

2150 Allston Way. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 809-0900 More Information

The David Brower Center is committed to hosting low-impact, environmentally conscious events in stylish convening spaces. Their five rental spaces are perfect for a wide range of private and public events, including celebrations, conferences, receptions, and meetings.

  • Discounted rates to nonprofit, educational, and governmental groups.
  • Brower Center staff handles on-site logistics so you can focus on planning a great event.
  • All rooms are designed with attractive, non-toxic, sustainable materials.
  • High-quality equipment features audio reinforcement by Meyer Sound.
  • Discounts are available for multiple space bookings
  • Onsite public parking garage
  • One block from the Downtown Berkeley BART and multiple bus lines

East Bay Media Center’s Screening Room


Capacity: 70

1939 Addison St. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 843-3699 More Information

EBMC is dedicated to providing the resources for affordable access to technologies that enhance and empower independent producers in our community. EBMC serves the Non-Profit East Bay Community, UC Berkeley, Community Colleges, and Independent Producers and Students.

  • 70 people, hallway gallery for food, 40-50 people
  • HD projection, PA, microphones, interface computers to projections,
  • Gallery track lightings
  • Staff who can hang art exhibits
  • Tables, gallery lighting, ADA-accessible restroom



Capacity: 180

2100 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 214-8600 More Information

Cornerstone offers 13,000 sq feet in one of the newest and one of the most exciting venues in the East Bay. The new Harman / JBL Compact Line Array system has been acoustically mastered to provide one of the best concert experiences in the Bay Area. Its spacious layout provides for up to three green rooms, VIP mezzanine viewing, and excellent sight lines throughout the space.

  • Tables and chairs
  • Full PA system and lights
  • Full bar with premium spirits, wine, and craft beer
  • Food and Beverage Team available to assist you in planning your special event
  • Custom menu offerings, including buffet-style catering.

Gather Kitchen


Capacity: 26-150

2200 Oxford St. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 809-0400 More Information

Greenhouse Patio: 55 seated or 100 standing (can combine for more capacity)
Main Dining Room: 70 seated or 100 standing (can combine for more capacity)
Bamboo Garden: 26 seated

Since 2009, Gather has offered local, organic, ethically sourced food and drink in a warm, sustainably created space with both indoor and outdoor seating. Equally popular with omnivores, vegans, and vegetarians, we are committed to ever-evolving to serve the diverse community we reside in

  • Sit-Down Dining, Wine Receptions, Buffet, Seminar-Style
  • Live Music & Dancing Allowed
  • Audio Visual Available
  • Menus are individually tailored to suit your needs and budget.
  • Full Restaurant Buyout available for 180 seated guests or a standing reception for up to 250

The Marsh Berkeley

The Marsh

Capacity: 180

2120 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704
(415) 641-0235 More Information

This multi-level venue includes an 1850 sq ft theater area, as well as a 3000 sq ft mezzanine level, and can accommodate approximately 250 people. The rooftop terrace, which boasts a panoramic view, is a great addition to any gathering.

  • Flexible set-up options
  • Accommodates 10 ~ 250 people
  • Audio/visual equipment on premises
  • Tables & chairs available
  • Kitchen/Prep Area w/sink, refrigerator, and ice machine
  • Centrally located in Downtown Berkeley
  • 1/2 Block from UC Campus, BART, and validated parking

Spats Bar


Capacity: 250

1974 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 841-7225

Spats boasts a full bar and events ranging from live music, DJs, and dance parties to sports game days, charity fundraisers, and political debate gatherings; whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it here.

  • 2 blocks from BART, next to Berkeley Way Parking Lot
  • Semi Private dining room - catering available, private bar, 3 TVs, private entrance, seating for up to 40 -
  • Game room - 2 TVs, pool table, pinball, seating up to 20
  • Jungle room - private bar, catering available, stage and DJ equipment, dance
    floor, seating for up to 50
  • Partial venue buyout of 100 - 250 ppl

Triple Rock Brewery

Triple Rock

Capacity: 180

1920 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 843-2739 More Information

Triple Rock has been a Berkeley staple since 1986. Having been the first brewpub to open its doors in the area, Triple Rock has been welcoming locals and travelers alike with its unique, award-winning brews and full kitchen.

  • 3 short blocks north of Downtown Berkeley Bart and 1.0 mile (15-20 minute walk) from the Greek Theatre.
  • Our newly-renovated Richter Room holds 120 people. The upstairs patio can hold 40 people. And our original downstairs space holds 110 people.
  • The Richter Room comes with PA, televisions, shuffleboard, and cornhole

Study Hall Rooftop Lounge (Marriott)

Study Hall

Capacity: 20-200

2121 Center St (12th Floor) Berkeley, CA 94704 (Also see Marriott Residence Inn)
(510) 982-0114 More Information

Study Hall Rooftop Lounge sits high atop the brand new Residence Inn Berkeley in Berkeley, CA, with iconic views of the San Francisco Bay area. The rooftop lounge is the quintessential location to experience the best views in Berkeley including spectacular golden hour photo-ops and colorful sunsets. The restaurant evokes local libations and craft cocktails in tandem with Oceana and Asian-inspired cuisine and was voted Best New Bar of 2022 by Nosh readers. Located on the 12th floor of the hotel located at 2121 Center Street in downtown Berkeley, CA.

  • Our team of professionals will walk you through all aspects of planning your special event. Take the guesswork out of selecting an extensive menu. Here, we make things easy with a variety of pre-approved selections.

Tupper and Reed

Tupper and Reed

Capacity: 200

2271 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 859-4472 More Information

A full buyout is available at Tupper & Reed, a historic staple in the Bay Area and an amazing space to host your guests for a private event. They offer an array of options based on your event needs and group size.

  • 5 bartenders
  • 3 cocktail servers
  • Hosts and Security
  • Full-service catering
  • Rhoades Green Room: up to 30 people
  • Balcony Bar: up to 100 people
  • Full Venue Buyout Available: up to 200 people

Large Venues: 300-1000+

Berkeley Community Theatre

BHS Community Theatre

Capacity: 3500

1930 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6863 More Information

Berkeley High School is home to two theaters: the 3500-seat Berkeley Community Theater and the 575-seat Florence Schwimley Little Theater. The Berkeley Community Theater and Florence Schwimley Little Theater are available to rent on SATURDAYS during the school year, with a few caveats. On a first come, first served basis.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Berkeley Rep

Capacity: 500-1000

2025 Addison St. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-2949 More Information

Berkeley Rep is available to organizations for a wide range of events. Various facilities and spaces are available throughout the year to accommodate events of all sizes and types, and non-profit rates are available for qualifying community organizations. Berkeley Rep operates several facilities, including two theatre buildings, an adjoining courtyard, an education center, rehearsal space, and meeting rooms. When not in use for Berkeley Rep’s programming, classes, or ancillary events, these spaces are available to licensees for a variety of uses, including performances, lectures, meetings, rehearsals, receptions, special events, and other activities. In most cases, Berkeley Rep has the ability to customize our spaces to meet your individual event needs.

  • Audio Visual Included
  • Concessions and Merchandising Available
  • Sound System from Meyer Sound Lab

Dharma College - Co-Working with Wisdom

Dharma College

Capacity: 500-1000

2222 Harold Way Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 809-1532 More Information

We offer a wide variety of event rental spaces in an inspiring, elegant environment. Whether you’re hosting a small reception or an urban retreat, we have options to match your needs. Space Dimensions: 2600.0 sqft

  • All A/V packages, Including PA system, projector
  • Catering available, including coffee/tea service
  • Furniture: chairs/tables
  • Meditation and mindfulness programming available
  • 2 Block from Downtown Berkeley BART
  • Wifi

Florence Schwimley Little Theatre

Florence Schwimley

Capacity: 575

1860 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-6863 More Information

Berkeley High School is home to two theaters: the 3500-seat Berkeley Community Theater and the 575-seat Florence Schwimley Little Theater. The Berkeley Community Theater and Florence Schwimley Little Theater are available to rent on SATURDAYS during the school year, with a few caveats. On a first come, first served basis.

Freight & Salvage

Freight & Salvage

Capacity: 490

2020 Addison St. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-2020 More Information

Since its founding in 1968, Freight & Salvage has been deeply rooted in that aspect of Berkeley’s culture that embraced freedom, justice, acceptance, collaboration, and innovation. The Freight is mission-driven and has become a world-famous venue for traditional music– music that is rooted in and expressive of the great variety of regional, ethnic, and social cultures of peoples throughout the world.

  • Sound System from Meyer Sound Labs
  • Dedicated Sound Engineer
  • Some Concessions Available
  • 2 blocks from the UC Berkeley campus
  • 1/2 block from BART

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art & Life

The Magnes Center

Capacity: 300

2121 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 643-2526 More Information

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 following the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley. As one of the world’s preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting, it provides highly innovative and accessible resources to both researchers and the general public.

  • Spaces Offered
    • Theatre/Lecture: 200 people
    • Banquet: 150 people
    • Reception: 300 people
  • Approved Caterers List
  • Audio-visual, chairs, and tables available
  • Staging area available for caterers

Marriott Residence Inn

Marriot Residence Inn

Capacity: 300-517

2102 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 982-2100 More Information

Experience an energizing getaway at the Gold Leed Certified Residence Inn Berkeley. Relax and recharge in expansive hotel accommodations with fully equipped kitchens, separate living spaces, and a thoughtful collection of modern amenities. Gear up for a full day of business or sightseeing with a free breakfast buffet serving healthy and hearty options.

  • 6 Event spaces – 14,000 sq ft total indoor/outdoor event space
  • Full-Service Hotel - catering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and reception
  • Full buyouts of entire space available (up to 120 seated)
  • 1 block from the UC Berkeley campus
  • Centrally located in Downtown Berkeley
  • 2 blocks from BART

Shattuck Plaza Hotel

Hotel Shattuck

Capacity: 100-700

2086 Allston Way, CA 94704
(510) 845-7300 More Information

Old World Style - New World Amenities - With newly renovated rooms, a Mediterranean-inspired menu at ZINO Restaurant and Lounge, and a beautifully appointed indoor/outdoor flexible meeting space with environmentally mindful features throughout, we invite you to experience our beautiful hotel. Flexible set-up is available for any event.

  • Audio Visual and Sound Equipment
  • ZINO Restaurant and Lounge available for partial and full buy-outs.
  • Fitness center & complimentary Downtown Berkeley YMCA Access Passes
  • Berkeley Repertory Theatre 0.25 miles away
  • California Memorial Stadium 0.40 miles away
  • Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley 0.80 miles away - 1/2 Block from BART

UC Theatre

UC Theatre

Capacity: 1400

2036 University Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 356-4000 More Information

Email: specialevents@theuctheatre.org

The iconic, newly renovated UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall is a premier East Bay music venue and special events destination. It is an exciting, multi-tiered, all-ages music venue with a state-of-the-art Meyer Leopard Sound system, theatrical lighting, a dancefloor, as well as a full-service restaurant and several bars. 1,000 capacity reception style, 550 theatre style, and 400 banquet style

  • Audio visual included
  • Centrally located in Downtown Berkeley
  • Furniture and equipment rentals, photography, entertainment booking, PA systems, custom lighting, live entertainment, and music booking.
  • Catering and can suggest preferred vendors
  • 2 blocks from BART