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"One of the nicest, full-service banquet spaces in the city!"

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ThirstyBear Banquet Tour

Whether you are planning a sit down dinner for 25 or a festive event for 500, ThirstyBear is the ideal venue to entertain your guests. We have a number of different seating possibilities for your group, both private and semi-private.

Available Rooms

Billar Room

Perfect for cocktail and buffet-style receptions. The room features a full bar, one pool table, two dartboards and informal seating. The Billar room can comfortably accommodate 25 to 80 people for a reception style event. (semi-private)

Salón Room

A more intimate space ideal for smaller cocktail receptions, special dinners and business meetings. The room can accommodate 40 people for a seated, family-style meal or a custom designed buffet for 50-60 guests. The room has a rustic brick wall and a pool table to enhance the experience. (private)

El Centro

A spacious room with a combination of regular tables with chairs and tall cocktail tables with bar stools making it ideal for any type of event! This room does feature a pool table and can comfortably accommodate 50-60 guests for a reception style event and 40 guests for a seated, family-style meal. (semi-private)

Vista Room

Our most private room for smaller groups. With a large window overlooking Howard Street, this room has its own bar and foosball table with flexible seating options for up to 25 guests. (private)

Billar & Salón Rooms / El Centro & Vista Rooms / Mezzanine

Billar/Salón Rooms Combined Both rooms combine into a semi-private space for a reception-style event accommodating up to 200 guests. (semi-private)

El Centro/Vista Rooms Combined Both rooms combine into a semi-private space for a reception-style event accommodating up to 100 guests. (semi-private)

The Mezzanine combines all four rooms into a semi-private space for a reception-style event accommodating up to 300 guests. (semi-private)

Full Facility Buyout

The entire restaurant can be exclusively reserved for your private event of 200 to 500 people! With a full facility buyout we can arrange for any decor, audio/visual or entertainment needs, including a band or DJ. Minimum food and beverage purchases vary depending on the day of the week. Please contact the banquet manager for a quote.

Fees and Deposits

Room rental fees range from $100 to $500 depending on your guest count. If you have 25 guests or more, the room rental fee is waived. Food minimum is $25 per person plus a beverage package. Food pricing will range from $25 - $55 depending on event needs. 20% service charge and 8.75% are additional. Deposits are required in the month of December.