Ideal Bar & Grill offers a variety of entrées from fresh local fish to a selection of steaks and pastas. They can be enjoyed on our large outdoor deck overlooking Monterey Bay.
The setting provides the perfect backdrop for large group or holiday parties, banquets or special events. Our private banquet room seats 20 to 65 people and overlooks the sand and ocean. Ask our staff to arrange an event menu to accommodate your needs.
Our menu selection includes fresh seafood, pastas, steaks and chicken entrées as well as a large selection of salads and appetizers to enjoy.
To accompany your meal, choose from an enticing variety of local wines from Monterey to Napa Valley, as well as the Santa Cruz mountains. Ideal also features a full service bar that offers everything from flavored margaritas and tropical cocktails to an elaborate list of unique and fabulous martinis.
Below is some general information about our banquets:
To properly plan your event, it may confirmed as far as 1 year in advance. Your banquet will be confirmed once the room fee, deposit, a signed contract are received by a member of our management team.
Room fees are non- refundable and confirm the contract for your reservation. Beach Room: $150.00
The allotted time for your function is as follows: Brunch - 9:00Am to 4:00PM
Lunch 11:30AM to 4:00PM
Dinner- 5:00Pm to 10:00PM
If event exceeds allotted time in the contract, an hourly fee will be charged and due upon conclusion of the event.
In order to serve you in a timely manner, you may select up to three entrees for your party.
Attendance and meal counts must be guaranteed 48 hours prior to the event. You will be charged for the confirmed number of guests. Your personalized menu will be printed by Ideal Management. We can add verbiage and or provide us with / company logos or Pictures to be included on your menu.
FOOD & BEVERAGE:
No food or beverage may be brought into the restaurant except for a pre- arranged cake or dessert. The cake service/ dessert fee is $2.50 per person. You may bring in up to three bottles of wine for a corkage fee of $15.00 per bottle. The wine must not be available on the Ideal's wind list. All outside food or beverages brought into the restaurant must be approved by Ideal's Management.
Hosted bars have a minimum of $400.00
TAX & GRATUITY:
All Municipal, State, and Federal taxes will be added to the final total. A 20% gratuity will also be added to your bill before taxes.
Payment is due at the conclusion of the banquet in the form of cash, cashiers check or accepted credit card
(Visa, MasterCard or American Express) Any payment by business check must be pre approved by a manager. There will be one check per event. (No separate checks).
All decoration must comply with local health and safety codes and must be pre approved by a manager. We ask that no rice or confetti be thrown at eh event and nothing be taped, tacked or nailed to any surface without the approval of Ideal management.
The patron assumes full responsibility with respect to state and municipal laws as they pertain to the patron's guest's conduct. No alcoholic beverage service will be provided to persons under the age of 21. All guests, regardless of age, must be able to provide proper identification when consuming alcohol.
Ideal Bar and Grill remains harmless in the event of loss or destruction of personal property.
Any acoustic or amplified music must be approved in advance .Certain restriction may apply.
Cancellation of any banquet must given 48hrs prior to date of event. Cancellations or no shows will be subject to a charge of 50% of total banquet (food and or drink + tax & tip). Fee will be charged to credit card given for room fee.