Private Events

Sociale is the perfect place for an intimate, private affair of 55 people or fewer for a full sit-down dinner or 75 for a standing cocktail reception. We have held numerous wedding receptions, winemaker dinners, rehearsal dinners, birthday celebrations, wedding showers, bridal showers, baby showers, beer tasting events, graduation celebrations, corporate events, holiday parties, bar / bat mitzvahs and whole animal butchery dinners.

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We are pleased to announce the addition of a new private dining room. Join us for the upcoming holiday season and book an intimate dinner with our knowledgeable staff today. We can accommodate up to 25 people in our new space.

  • 2,000 food and beverage minimum Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • 1,500 Food and Beverage Minimum Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

For parties larger than 25, please read our private dining FAQs below; email gm@caffesociale.com to inquire about availability.

Private Dining FAQs

What is the capacity to rent out the entire restaurant?
55 people for a sit down dinner. 75 people for standing cocktail reception.

What is the cost to rent out the entire restaurant for dinner?
All quoted costs are subject to change at any time and do not include tax or gratuity. Estimated costs are: $5000 food and beverage minimum for Monday. $7000 food and beverage minimum Tuesday – Thursday. $9500 food and beverage minimum for Friday or Saturday. $6000 food and beverage minimum for Sunday.

What is the cost to rent out the entire restaurant for lunch?
$2000 food and beverage minimum, not including tax or gratuity, Monday – Saturday. $5000 food and beverage minimum for Sunday.

What is the capacity of your patio?
20 people. Guests must have 15 – 20 guests to take over entire patio. If fewer than 15 guests, the group will share the patio with other guests.

What is the price per person for Sociale patio parties?
Pricing comes directly off of the menu at the time of the event. For lunch, the price per person is roughly $35 – $40 per person for three courses, not including beverages, tax or gratuity. To take over the entire patio for dinner, there is a $2000 food and beverage minimum, not including tax and gratuity.

Will you prepare a pre-set menu?
Yes. Sociale will usually set up a three course lunch or dinner. The first course is served family style (3 options), the main course is chosen individually by guests of the party (4 options) and the dessert course is served family style (3 options). Four courses (pasta course) are also an option for dinner.

Can I choose the menu options and will you prepare a special menu?
Yes and yes. Private event menus are typically set up one week before the event due to seasonal ingredients and menu changes. Sociale will prepare and print up a special menu.

Do I have to arrange a pre-set menu?
Yes. For all parties of more than 12 people pre-set menus are required.

Can I bring in my own wine or cake?
Yes. You may bring in your own cake for a $3 per-person cake cutting fee. Our corkage policy is $30 per bottle with a two bottle limit regardless of the size of the party.

Do you provide flowers for the tables?
Sociale provides small, very tasteful flower arrangements on our patio tables that are changed out every few days. Additional flowers may be brought in at the expense of the guest.

Do you offer valet service?
No. Sociale does not offer valet service but can arrange to do so for an additional cost to the guest.