Join us for Sunday Supper! April 21 5:30 - 9:30pm Breakfast for Dinner!

amazing food, curated details, memories

Whether entertaining an intimate gathering or hosting a large reception, Lovely Day offers a number of options suitable for any occasion or event—an outdoor wedding, cocktail hour, social or business gathering. Lovely Day is also the perfect backdrop for a photo or commercial shoot, fashion show or music video. Whatever the occasion, our dedicated staff will attend to every detail, ensuring a fabulous event.

Everything about this place was LOVELY!

–Rachael

Lovely Day features three distinctive spaces

  • The Car Barn is 2,000 sq. feet with 25ft floor-to-ceiling windows and custom Deodar cedar wood topped bar.
  • The Shop is 2,400 sq. feet with an open floorplan featuring a hanging island garden and muraled wall.
  • The Courtyard centers around a 90-year-old Black Acacia tree surrounded by a stone patio and freshly renovated garden

Entire Venue

standing capacity: 500 / seated capacity: 390

The Car Barn

standing capacity: 100 / seated capacity: 80

The Shop

standing capacity: 200 / seated capacity: 150

The Courtyard

standing capacity: 200 / seated capacity: 160
We know that food brings people together and helps make each celebration memorable. We believe that great food includes the finest ingredients, beautiful presentation, and heart. We proudly use ingredients that are responsibly sourced from local, organic and sustainable suppliers.
With our cocktails we celebrate the interplay of tradition and innovation—crafting iconic time-honored cocktails with our own distinctive twist on the classics. We use locally sourced small batch spirits and fresh housemade mixers, with an equally interesting and extensive beer & wine selection.
Let us create a menu that’s perfect for you. Select items from our restaurant food & beverage menu or let us create a personalized custom menu just for you.
 

info

event venue fee – half venue / full venue

  • Sunday-Wednesday– $1500 / $2500
  • Thursday – $2000 / $3500
  • Friday/Saturday – $3000 / $5000

additional services

With over 20 years of experience we bring together all of the elements for a successful event. We are happy to offer full service event planning for an additional fee.

We know how important collaboration is for every event. We have long standing relationships with the industry’s best – event planners, photographers, floral and lighting designers, musicians and DJ’s.

preferred vendors

FAQs

Private Party-vs-Large Party

If your celebration includes more than 20 guests you will need to rent one of our venue spaces. If you have between 8-20 guests you can make a reservation directly with the General Manager. 

What is included in the venue rental fee? 

7 hours venue rental, 2 hours set-up, 4 hours event, 1 hour break down.

What about cancellations?

Private event cancellations within one week of the reservation are charged 50% of the goods and services for which you have contracted.

Large Dinner Party reservations canceled within 72 hours of the reservation will be charged $50 per person.

What is the bar service policy at Lovely Day? 

Lovely Day must handle all bar service.

Want more details?

Contact us with any questions. More info is available in our sales kit PDF.

Site Credits

Photos

We would like to thank our photography friends at Olivia Smartt Photography, The Restaurant Project, Bruk Studios, sharpstick studio, Matthew Lawson, and Rachelle Derouin for providing the great images on our site.

Plant and Garden Design

sharpstick studio created our Lovely botanical sculptures throughout the restaurant and designed our garden and exterior planters.
 

Website design / development: j.kulp

menus

20% gratuity added for parties of 6 or more

house-tails

beer

  • Fieldwork Hills & Valleys 9

    American Pilsner (draft) Berkeley

  • Fieldwork Pulp 9

    Hazy IPA (draft) Berkeley

  • East Brothers 9

    Red IPA (draft) Richmond

  • Scrimshaw 7

    Pilsner (bottle) Fort Bragg

  • Sierra Nevada 7

    Pale Ale (bottle) Chico

  • Almanac Off World IPA 8

    West Coast IPA (16oz can) Alameda

  • Almanac Love 8

    Hazy IPA (16oz can) Alameda

  • Almanac Peach Cobbler 8

    Peach Sour (16oz can) Alameda

sparkling wine

  • Bouvet Brut 9/34

    St. Hilaire, France

  • J Cuvée 65

    Healdsburg, California

white wine

  • Sancerre, Dominique Crochet 15/65

    France, 2022

  • Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek 12/53

    Dry Creek Valley, California 2021

  • Rosé, Pedroncelli 13/59

    Sonoma, 2022

  • Albariño, Cadre Sea Queen 12/53

    Edna Valley, California 2019

  • Chardonnay, Cuvaison 11/48

    Carneros, Napa Valley 2015

  • Vin Gris, Bouchaine 65

    Napa Valley, 2021

  • Chardonnay, Bouchaine 65

    Napa Valley, 2019

red wine

  • Rabble Red Blend 12/53

    Paso Robles, California 2019

  • Pinot Noir, Ken Wright Cellars 12/53

    Willamette Valley, California 2021

  • Cabernet, Eberle 12/53

    Paso Robles, 2020

  • Heritage Zinfandel, Dry Creek 15/60

    Sonoma, 2021

  • Pinot Noir, Bouchaine 65

    Napa Valley Carneros 2019

  • Pinot Noir, Twomey 125

    Russian River Valley, Sonoma 2021

  • Cabernet, Scattered Peaks 65

    Napa Valley, California 2020

non-alcoholic

happy hour 6pm

AND MORE !!!

sweets 9pm

  • Almond Cake with Caramelized Pears (gf) 12
  • Lemon Custard Tartlets 12
  • Persimmon Pudding (gf) 12
  • Brownie Bites (gf) 12

dinner feast 7pm

  • Vadouvan Brussel Sprouts

    roasted with grapes, almonds, vegan goddess (vegan, gf)

  • Kale Salad

    beets, avocado, vegan goddess, pepitas, pickled onion, egg (vegan, gf)

  • Vegan Cassoulet Stew

    white bean, black eyed peas, roast parsnip & carrot (vegan, gf)

  • Pork Belly Fried Rice

    kimchi, house cured pork belly (gf)

  • Stuffed Pork Loin

    apple, garlic, herbs, dates, quince compote (gf)

  • Dry Aged Ribeye (gf)

    chimichurri

late night bites 11pm

  • Impossible & Flannery Sliders (gf)
  • Baked Oysters (gf)
  • Honey Garlic Shrimp Skewers (gf)
  • Chicken Milanese Strips (gf)
  • Fries

Calendar goes here

private event inquiry

please let us know desired dates / times, number of guests, and a little about the occasion.

or contact us below

Please note that we will not be offering our regular à la carte menu this night. Wine pairings, cocktails, and other fun additions are available to purchase during the event.