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Banquets & Private Parties
Cultura offers a unique private event venue, with three distinct environments for your gathering: 

The Main Dining Room,  Mezcal Room or Outdoor Courtyard. 

Our group menus offer your guests an opportunity to explore the ancestral flavors of Oaxaca, distinguished by the bounty of the Central Coast. 
Please go to "Banquets"
to inquire about
Private Party Reservations 




Main Dining Room

The fashionable Main Dining Room offers an assortment of configurations to best meet the needs of your large group.


Mezcal Room

The intimate Mezcal Room is ideal for birthday parties, business meetings, or any small gatherings up to 30 guests. 

Sample Group Menus

for groups of Ten (10) or more...

Each of these menus, built for assorted budgets, explores the ancestral flavors of Oaxaca, Mexico, using a fresh, California palate and the bounty of the Central Coast. Let us build a custom menu that bests serves the needs of your private event 


— The Ultimate Cultura Experience —

Served Family Style



Chicharrines with Chile de árbol, 

Oaxacan Peanuts, and Guacamole



Relleno Style Monterey Bay Abalone

with Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, 

Brown Butter, and Pasilla Chle



Grilled Skirt Steak

Ancho Chile, Cocoa and Smoked Onions

Served with Oaxacan Street Corn and Black Beans



Mezcal-White Chocolate Cremeux

with Mango and Orange



— Comida de Vecinos —

(A Neighbor’s Meal)

Served Family Style



Chicharrines with Chile de árbol, 

Oaxacan Peanuts, and Guacamole



Butter Lettuce Salad

with pickled onions, Orange Supremes, 

Shaved Watermelon Radish,and 

Charred Jalapeno Vinaigrette 



Chicken Enchiladas

with tomatillo, and a spicy bean puree 


Churros & Chocolate Fondue


— Pequeños Placeres —

(Small Pleasures)

Served Family Style



Chicharrines with Chile de árbol, 

Oaxacan Peanuts, and Guacamole



A Selection of Cultura’s Street Tacos

with hand pressed corn tortillas, 

cabbage Slaw, and lime

(3 tacos per person) 




Cultura Banquet Details...

Cultura offers a a variety of options, depending on the number of guests and the formality of the event.

Fees vary depending on the menu, day of the week, and number of guests.


Outdoor Patio—  Cultura’s outdoor patio is a fun and casual gathering space for as many as 40 guests, seated around our elegant fire pits. The enchanting courtyard is lush with greenery with views of  gallery artworks and antiques. *Only available 5:00pm to 8:00pm.


Mezcal Room—  The Mezcal Room offers a warm and intimate space for up to 25 guests, perfect for birthday parties, business meetings, or private Mezcal Tastings. 


Main Dining Room— Our rustically elegant dining room seats up to 60 guests with assorted configurations modified for the mood of each event. 


Entire Restaurant—For the most important private gatherings with guests up to 110, including outdoor areas,

this option ensures an exclusive, free-flowing event. 


• Banquets are priced for a 3-hour service. While three hours is the minimum, arrangements can be made to extend the hours no less than two weeks prior to the event date for an additional fee.


• Each of our Banquet Packages will include a Food & Beverage Minimum. A limited number of outside vendors can be used and may be subject to additional fees.


• A 20% service charge will be added to the bill on the day of the event.  This fee does not include, corkage, cutting, and plating outside vendor products.  


• Cultura offers a list of recommended vendors to help you make your event 


    AV Rentals for presentations

    Bakers for Wedding/Birthday Cakes

    Entertainment: Salsa dancers/ Mariachi Band/ Flamenco guitarist


    Host Gift Catalog (must be ordered 8 weeks in advance)    


• A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking. 


• The remaining balance is due day of the event.


• Cancellations 14 or more days prior to the event will receive a 50% refund on the initial deposit. 


• Cancellations 14 or less days prior to the event will forfeit all deposits and not be eligible for a refund.


• All fees payable by cash, check, or major credit card (Visa; Master Card; 

  American Express; Discover)

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