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Bali Hai Restaurant

San Diego, CA View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
100 reviews
$12k - $15k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

About

$12k - $15k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

Bali Hai Restaurant is a modern restaurant wedding venue serving authentic Polynesian cuisine in San Diego, California. Perched overlooking San Diego Bay, the restaurant offers delightful California-Asian dishes and breathtaking views of the ocean and city skyline. This spacious venue is an ideal canvas for unforgettable weddings.

Facilities and Capacity

Bali Hai Restaurant has three refreshing private event rooms reminiscent of islands in the South Pacific. Each can be transformed for casual or formal celebrations. The Tiki Room blends contemporary elegance with a beachy vibe, and is ideal for small weddings or parties of up to 32 guests. Alternately, the South Pacific Room can host grand events of up to 200 attendees. With a private bar and permanent dance floor, it has all the essentials for a lively party. The Hawaiian Village is a tremendous outdoor space reminiscent of luaus and white sand beaches. Depending on your setup, the pavilion can accommodate weddings of 200 guests. It is fully customizable, so events here can reflect the beautiful San Diego area or transport guests to the Hawaiian islands.

Services Offered

This venue offers all-inclusive packages for weddings held here. The expert staff have planned a wide array of events and have a wealth of knowledge. In addition to the delightful catering menus and extensive bar packages, the restaurant has an assortment of items available for event rentals. Reception essentials including glassware, flatware, china, and linens can all be provided by the venue. All packages cover event setup and cleanup in order to make weddings as stress-free as possible.

Cuisine

Bali Hai serves delectable South Pacific dishes, with an emphasis on Hawaiian cuisine. Executive Chef Dion effortlessly blends Polynesian and Californian flavors to create the restaurant’s signature dishes. Wedding menus are fully customized to the couple’s tastes with pre-wedding tastings. Choose from plated service or go all out Hawaiian with a private luau buffet. They also have options for brunch and cocktail hour hors d’oeuvres. The serving staff will even cut and serve the wedding cake with all event rentals of the facility. In addition, there are several bar packages available, each with a selection of beer, wine, and liquor with a complimentary champagne toast and signature drink.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$750

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Signature Drink

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Restaurant
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Outside Vendors
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Chairs
Dance Floor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November

100 Reviews

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Rated
4.8
out of 5.0
Recommended by 96% of couples
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  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.7 out of 5

92 User photos

  • Mya
    Mya M. Married on 08/05/2021
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    Perfect Wedding venue

    If I could give Bali Hai 10 stars I would. This was the perfect venue for our wedding. Jenny, the event planner was amazing to work with. Everything was fabulous from the food, service, the views! Thank you Bali Hai for helping to make our wedding day so amazing!
  • Allison
    Allison Married on 07/10/2021
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    Amazing Venue for a Wedding

    We booked the Bali Hai for our wedding reception. The main coordinator Jenny made the planning portions so simple. She was extremely responsive over email. We loved that the Bali Hai provided the linens, tables / chairs, and food / drinks for the event all together. We ended up in the Hawaiian Village area outside & it was a simply gorgeous experience. Everything was prepared for our arrival at 3pm - tables, place settings, bar. Jenny stopped by several times to ensure we had everything that we needed. The wait staff were SO kind - they made sure our sweetheart table (for the bride/groom) was fully stocked with water, food, drinks & checked in on us multiple times. The bartender Mia was excellent and accommodated our guests various custom drink orders throughout the night. Our guest said the reception was a 12 on a scale of 0-10 (10 being amazing). If we ever have an important event to celebrate again as a family, we'd definitely return to the Bali Hai!
  • Jodi
    Jodi T. Married on 06/03/2021
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    Best Value for Wedding Venue!

    From the event coordinators (Jenny & Kendyll) to the wait staff, my now-husband and I could not have asked for a more accomodating and organized group of people to help us execute our big day beyond our expectations. Having a group that is detail-oriented, organized, and fast responders was a huge priority for us in making the wedding as stress-free as possible. The tasting for the food was included with our package which isn't common. The food was great and was a highlight of our wedding day, as were the mai tai's and champagne punch bowl. You definitely get a great waterfront view at Bali Hai, but what you will get that you will not get elsewhere is by far the biggest bang for your buck. Choosing this place was most gratifying decision we made for our wedding.

Awards

  • 100
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Mario & Nina
    50 photos · 02/04/2018
  • Eric & Ali
    15 photos · 07/18/2015
  • David & Bethany
    29 photos · 06/28/2015

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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Vows From The Heart - Rev. Christopher Tuttle & Chaplain Mary Cyr Vows From The Heart - Rev. Christopher Tuttle & Chaplain Mary Cyr Wedding Officiants

Where could be even begin in giving our endorsements to the Bali Hai Restaurant? A 20+ year love affair with the food and the view. A 15 year wedding vendor relationship with the Baumann Family and easily over 100+ wedding ceremonies performed at the beautiful San Diego bay side location with such an awesome support staff where in addition to all this; we booked this very location for our daughter Sarah's wedding. Over the last 10 years, Larry Baumann and his family has donated their location to our www.militrymondays.net philanthropic outreach where in November 2015, we celebrated our 500th FREE ceremony to our active military. We love the Bali Hai!

Point Loma Village Florist Point Loma Village Florist Wedding Florists

The Bali Hai staff is accommodating and professional in every way. The setting is right on the water and the ceremony site is intimate and right on the harbor. The outdoor patio is the perfect size, and is also right along the water. The venue is memorable and modern.

Map

2230 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, CA, 92106
6192221181
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Bali Hai Restaurant frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Bali Hai Restaurant?

Bali Hai Restaurant includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At Bali Hai Restaurant, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Bali Hai Restaurant includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)

At Bali Hai Restaurant, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Bali Hai Restaurant includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Signature Drink

What are the most important characteristics of Bali Hai Restaurant in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Bali Hai Restaurant for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Restaurant
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Bali Hai Restaurant for wedding events?

Bali Hai Restaurant offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Bali Hai Restaurant offer?

Bali Hai Restaurant offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Bali Hai Restaurant offer for wedding events?

Bali Hai Restaurant offers the following services for wedding events:
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does Bali Hai Restaurant have available for wedding events?

Bali Hai Restaurant offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Bali Hai Restaurant and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Bali Hai Restaurant is recommended by 99% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in professionalism, 4.8 in value and 4.7 in flexibility.

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