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
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.
Facilities and Information
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.
Deposit & Room Fee:
Room fees are non- refundable and confirm the contract for your
reservation. Beach Room: $200.00
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.
Private Event Menus:
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
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 wine 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
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 the 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
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.