Michael's Santa Monica is a restaurant wedding venue located in Santa Monica, California. They have been serving farm-to-table California cuisine since 1979. The facility features over 3,500 square feet of unique entertainment space that can be easily transformed to fit your desired aesthetic. Michael’s offers both indoor and outdoor areas, and has greenery in the garden that makes for unforgettable photos. Inside, you and your guests can enjoy the stunning art gallery. Executive Chef Miles Thompson is committed to providing you and your loved ones with innovative and out-of-this-world menu options.
Facilities and Capacity
This combination garden, restaurant, and art gallery venue offers four different event spaces for you and your partner to choose from. These include indoor, uncovered outdoor, and covered outdoor options. You are welcome to invite 150 or fewer guests. Before the celebration begins, you and your wedding party can utilize the get-ready rooms for preparations. Michael’s is pet-friendly and WiFi is provided. The facility is in the heart of downtown Santa Monica, and is wheelchair accessible. They also offer parking, valet services, and a shuttle.
Michael’s Santa Monica is happy to provide you with an event planner to assist you throughout the process. The space can host all wedding events, including your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and engagement party. Elopements are also welcome. All-inclusive packages are available to help make planning a bit easier. Proof of liability insurance can be given. On the day of your wedding, the on-site staff can provide set up and clean up services to give you more time with your loved ones. The facility offers a variety of event items, including:
Bartenders can serve at an open, cash, or limited bar, and proof of a liquor license can be shown. Michael’s offers house, specialty, and premium beer, wine, and liquor options. For an extra bit of fun, you can select to have a champagne toast and/or signature drink. Before the wedding, you and your partner are welcome to schedule tastings to ensure that the menu is just right. Dessert can be provided, but outside cake is welcome. You can choose between several meal styles, including:
- Cocktail reception
- Family-style meal
- Hors d'oeuvres
- Plated meal
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Been eating (and celebrating) at Michael's for decades. It's the best Santa Monica and Los Angeles has to offer! A perfect place and most charming setting for your next big event or celebration.
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Michael's Santa Monica?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Michael's Santa Monica, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
At Michael's Santa Monica, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
What are the most important characteristics of Michael's Santa Monica in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Art Gallery
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Michael's Santa Monica for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Michael's Santa Monica offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Michael's Santa Monica offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
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