Getting a table for six isn’t much of a problem anywhere in San Francisco given a little advance notice, but try getting a table for nine or twelve or fifteen. Now that Bucca di Beppo is gone, that’s not always an easy task unless you know where to look, especially if you’re trying to book on a weekend.
SF is home to a lot of private dining rooms, but not all are created equal. And many local restaurants are going to require food and beverage minimums and set menus when you’re booking a large party, so you may as well get the most bang for your buck if you (or your company) is shelling out two grand for dinner.
Below is a curated list of options ranging from small restaurants like Octavia that offer a special chef’s table, to big restaurants like Park Tavern and Foreign Cinema with special rooms that accommodate dozens of guests. Some you’ll have to book weeks in advance while others, like Rosa Mexicano downtown, accept parties of 12 via OpenTable, for those times when you need to take the whole team out for dinner at the last minute.Read More