For decades, the Far Western Tavern has been the ideal venue in the Santa Maria Valley to host your special event. That tradition continues today. Our stunning, second story banquet rooms provide the perfect backdrop to showcase your function and our legendary Contemporary California Ranch Cuisine is the culinary complement to any affair. We serve breakfast, lunch, appetizers, dinner or dessert. We offer plated service or a buffet. Choose from an array of beverages including our extensive list of Central Coast wines and, of course, a full bar.
Complete audio-visual technology is available to meet all of your presentation needs. We also offer a dance floor to make it a party! Shelley McKinney, our Operations Manager, takes pride in her special events. “My goal is to ensure your function at the Far Western Tavern is one you and your guests will never forget. Our team strives to make your dream come true, from a customized menu, to perfect ambiance and outstanding service. And of course, I will work to meet your budget.”
Grand and glorious, Graciosa Hall can accommodate up to 200 guests in a reception, 150 seated in rectangular tables and 120 seated in round tables. The stunning, restored antique bar from the Righetti Ranch is the centerpiece of this gorgeous ballroom.
This picturesque circular enclave can seat up to 10. Named after the founder Rosalie Minetti, it occupies the building’s signature tower, providing the perfect spot for a birthday luncheon or cutting the wedding cake at your reception.
Named after Clarence Minetti, the tavern’s legendary founder, this very private alcove is ideal for an important business meeting or a special occasion dinner. Clarence’s Corner holds up to 6 people comfortably.
Our beautiful outdoor balcony with a fire pit and relaxed seating overlooks the town and coastal hills. Perfect for a summer Happy Hour or an intimate celebration the terrace can hold up to 30 guests.
Downstairs, this private alcove seats up to 16 and is ideal for a small business meeting or a quiet family dinner.
Dine al fresco on our ground floor, relaxed outdoor patio. High top tables and TVs spell Summer Fun! Reserve the patio for your private use. It holds up to a party of 30 plus.
Hosting an off-site function? Relax, our full-service catering team can simply bring the best of the Far Western Tavern to you. We offer any array of menu choices, and provide the team to ensure everything runs smoothly. Looking for a traditional Santa Marie Style BBQ? Perfect, we will bring our grill, beautiful cuts of meat and all the fixings!
Let the Far Western Tavern make your special event one to be remembered!
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