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Planning a Rehearsal Dinner in the Bay Area?

Answer: Make it Italian!

Bay Area Italian Rehearsal DinnerYour rehearsal dinner is an opportunity to bring close friends and family together in a more informal way than during your wedding, and an Italian Restaurant can provide the perfect combination of ambiance and cuisine. The setting is often relaxed, and dishes can be served family style. Plus, Italian food is so popular it’s easy to include menu items that will satisfy all your guests.

Check out these Bay Area Italian restaurants with private or semi-private rooms or patios:

Bottega Napa Valley

Yountville
Private dining rooms and outdoor terrace • 15–120 seated • Garden view • Free parking • Sommelier • $–$$

Bottega Napa Valley

Bottega Napa Valley

Bottega Napa Valley



Zio Fraedo’s on the Water

Vallejo
Waterfront location • 4 private rooms • 24–150 seated • views of coastline, ocean/bay and hills • Free parking • $

Zio Fraedo's on the Water

Zio Fraedo's on the Water

Zio Fraedo's on the Water



Postino

Lafayette
Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining areas • 16–84 seated • views of garden, hills, landscaped grounds • Free parking and complimentary valet • Sommelier • $$

Postino

Postino

Postino



Campo di Bocce of Livermore

Livermore
Private and semi-private indoor and outdoor dining areas • 20–140 seated • Forest, vineyard and garden views • 8 bocce courts • Free parking • Signature cocktails • $$

Campo di Bocce of Livermore

Campo di Bocce of Livermore

Campo de Bocce of Livermore

Campo di Bocce of Livermore



Barone’s Restaurant

Pleasanton
Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining spaces • 30–232 seated • garden, hills and valley views • Food & wine pairings • $$

Barone's Restaurant

Barone's Restaurant

Barone's Restaurant

Barone's Restaurant

Barone's Restaurant



Pastas Trattoria

Pleasanton
Private and semi-private dining areas • 25–100 seated • On-site parking lot plus nearby lot and garage • Full bar and wine list • $–$$

Pastas Trattoria

Pastas Trattoria

Pastas Trattoria



Il Fornaio at the St. Claire

San Jose
Variety of private indoor dining rooms • 28–100 seated • Guest accommodations in adjoining hotel • $$

Il Fornaio at the St. Claire

Il Fornaio at the St. Claire

Il Fornaio at the St. Claire


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