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.
The Billar Room is perfect for receptions. The room features a full bar and informal seating for 32 guests at tall cocktail tables. The Billar Room can comfortably accommodate up to 80 people for a reception style event, or can be combined with the Salon Room for groups of 100-150 people. (semi-private)
An intimate space on the mezzanine over our main dining room. The room has seating for 32 guests at a combination of tall cocktail tables with stools and regular tables with chairs. It can accommodate up to 60 guests for a standing reception. (private, but not soundproof)
A spacious room with seating for 32 guests at combination of regular tables with chairs and tall cocktail tables with bar stools. This room can accommodate up to 60 guests for a reception style event. El Centro can be combined with the Vista Room for groups of 60-100 people. (semi-private)
Our most private room for smaller groups. With a large window overlooking the new SF Modern Art Museum on Howard Street, this room has its own bar. It has seating for 20 guests at combination of regular tables with chairs and tall cocktail tables with bar stools and can accommodate up to 30 guests for a standing reception. (private)
All of our event spaces can be combined into a semi private space that can accommodate groups of 150-250 people. The entire restaurant can be exclusively reserved for your private event of 250 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.
Minimums start at $30 per person for food, plus a beverage package. Food pricing will range from $30 - $60 depending on event needs. 20% banquet admin charge (minimum of $300), 5% SF mandate surcharge and 8.5% sales tax are additional.