Reservation Request

We’re grateful you’re considering Somar for your event. We’ve made a few changes due to the pandemic and in consideration of our fellow Oakland businesses. Please review carefully.

This reservation request is for small-to-medium sized mixers (20 to 30 people), celebration of special occasions, company gatherings. Submitting your request does not commit you to any date or fees, but rather a chance for us to accommodate you.reserved

Reservation details:

  • Reservations available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. No Saturdays.
  • Happy Hour time from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
  • Reserve the patio/parklet or reserve seating inside Somar.
  • Patio and inside seating are free to reserve.
  • Patio/Parklet Reservations:
    • Can host approximately 25 people.
    • Can bring in food with a $50 clean-up fee.
    • The Fire Department does not allow candles or chafing dishes or equipment. Somar does not have a kitchen to store food or heat up food.
    • Food should be appetizers/finger foods that are easy to serve and clean up.
    • If you bring in food, you must supply your own plates, utensils, napkins and serving tools.
    • No decorations such as balloons, confetti or attached to the walls.
    • You and your guests are welcome to stay after your reservation is over. At 8:30 pm, the public will be allowed to enter the parklet.
  • Inside Somar Reservations:
    • Can host up to 30 people.
    • Food is not allowed inside Somar in support of Oakland food vendors that set up right outside of Somar.
    • No decorations such as balloons, confetti or attached to the walls.
    • You and your guests are welcome to stay after your reservation is over. At 8:30 pm, the area/seating will be open to the public.
    • We take into consideration that others inside Somar may not be attending your event, so we do not allow performance, speeches or personally selected music. And we have a No-Shushing policy.