Based in San Diego, California, Punch Bowl Social is an industrial wedding venue that specializes in “eat-entertainment.” With their eclectic approach and diner-inspired cuisine, the unique space offers craft beverages, social gaming and authentic experiences. The venue revolves around interactive activities such as bowling and ping pong. At Punch Bowl Social, you and your wedding guests can eat, drink and be social.
Facilities and Capacity
The one-of-a-kind banquet hall and restaurant is the definition of quirky and fun. In one large indoor space, your wedding party can play a wide variety of activities, including private karaoke rooms, giant wall scrabble, bowling, billiards and dartboards. At the venue, couples may host up to 300 guests for indoor celebrations.
The staff at Punch Bowl Social has a variety of event-related services. These offerings include:
- In-house bar
- In-house catering
- Event planning
At Punch Bowl Social, couples may host a variety of wedding events. These occasions include:
- Bridal shower
- Engagement party
- Rehearsal dinner
- Cocktail hour
Robert Thompson is the founder and CEO of Punch Bowl Social. During the 1990s, he worked in the US and UK as a bartender and waiter. In 1997, Robert opened up a restaurant called Buffalo Billiards and Havana Lounge. After launching nine different restaurants, Robert opened the first Punch Bowl Social in Denver in 2012. Over the years, he has opened up 10 additional locations throughout the country. Six more locations are set to open by the end of 2018.
Punch Bowl Social San Diego is located near San Diego City College, San Diego Civic Theater and Balboa Stadium. It is eight minutes from San Diego Zoo, 10 minutes from USS Midway Museum and seven minutes from San Diego Convention Center. San Diego International Airport is 10 minutes away and Ocean Beach is 18 minutes away.