Answer: Make it Italian!
Your 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:
Private dining rooms and outdoor terrace • 15–120 seated • Garden view • Free parking • Sommelier • $–$$
Waterfront location • 4 private rooms • 24–150 seated • views of coastline, ocean/bay and hills • Free parking • $
Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining areas • 16–84 seated • views of garden, hills, landscaped grounds • Free parking and complimentary valet • Sommelier • $$
Private and semi-private indoor and outdoor dining areas • 20–140 seated • Forest, vineyard and garden views • 8 bocce courts • Free parking • Signature cocktails • $$
Indoor and outdoor private and semi-private dining spaces • 30–232 seated • garden, hills and valley views • Food & wine pairings • $$
Private and semi-private dining areas • 25–100 seated • On-site parking lot plus nearby lot and garage • Full bar and wine list • $–$$
Variety of private indoor dining rooms • 28–100 seated • Guest accommodations in adjoining hotel • $$