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, 5-10 pm, Thursdays and Fridays happy hour 4:30 to 8:30 pm. No Saturdays.
  • 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:
    • On Wednesdays, can host up to 50 people.
    • On Thursdays and Fridays happy hour, 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 wall and paintings.
    • On Wednesdays, you can reserve the entire place.
    • On Thursdays and Fridays, 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.
    • After your event when Somar becomes available 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.