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Best places to host an event in Los Angeles

Best places to host an event in Los Angeles

The following is a directory of event venues in Los Angeles. Descriptions are provided by the venue.

Each venue is categorized as suitable for any of the following types of events:

  • Corporate meeting — Host training, workshops, or an off-site meeting.
  • Stand & mingle — When you want guests to move around and mingle. Focus on quiet venues that facilitate conversation. Venues include private rooms in a bar or restaurant as well as apartments or rooftops you can rent.
  • Sit-down meal — Primarily restaurants. We seek out quieter venues that allow for conversation.
  • Retreat — Host a multi-day off-site retreat, meeting, or workshop with overnight accommodations.
  • Special experience — Unique events such as cruises, hot air balloons, cooking classes, walking tours, and other team building activities.

If you would like to suggest a venue in Los Angeles, please submit a recommendation here.

Akasha

AKASHA opened in 2008 by Akasha Richmond and Alan Schulman. Located in the renovated historic Hull Building in downtown Culver City, the menu features California and New American cuisine created with cultural influences taken from Chef Akasha’s many travels around the world. Group dining is available for parties of 10 or more. Our heated back patio seats up to 35 guests, and AKASHA is also available for full restaurant events. Our prix-fixe menus are seasonal, and menus may change due to market availability. We offer many gluten-free and vegan options. Custom menus are available for full restaurant buyouts. 

Address: 9543 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Website
: https://www.akasharestaurant.com/
Phone: +1 310 845 1700
Email: catering@akasharestaurant.com
Type of events: Sit-down meal

Alley Lounge

Tucked behind FIN Asian Tapas in Culver City, CA and located where the name comes from is our modern, speakeasy bar, The Alley Lounge. With no signage and no pretentious door man, The Alley Lounge has become a favorite for those who want good drinks, good food and good times. Our classic look with modern vibes is a perfect setting for your event to celebrate any special occasion! Whether you decide on a private, candle-lit lounge area with plush seating and pillows for 25 of your closest friends or rent out the entire bar with 75 of your co-workers, we make your event a fun, filled night for celebration!

Address: 12223 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90066
Website
: https://alleyloungela.com/
Phone: +1 310 596 8257
Email: events@alleyloungela.com
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

Culina 

Host your upcoming event in one of Culina’s exclusive private dining rooms. Culina caters to all occasions including corporate events, rehearsal dinners, Awards Season parties, holiday celebrations, and more. This Italian Beverly Hills restaurant features a number of select private dining venues, perfectly suited for parties from 6 to 60. Enjoy an intimate lunch or dinner in the Spumante room, or entertain guests with hand crafted cocktails from the mixology bar. The Private Dining Room provides the ideal amount of seclusion and elegant ambience for large parties, while the outdoor patio is perfect for hosting your event al fresco. Culina features one of LA’s most extensive wine lists and outstanding Italian cuisine.

Address: 300 S Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Website
: https://www.culinarestaurant.com/
Phone: +1 310 860 4000
Email: culina.losangeles@fourseasons.com
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

Etta

Centered around a wood-fired hearth, we create sophisticated yet familiar dishes using expert cooking techniques. With a frequently updated menu of wood-fired pizzas, housemade pastas, and farm fresh salads, Etta is a celebration of rustic cuisine that is thoughtful of the season. Bring your friends and experience a private custom event created by your favorite Etta chefs. It’s a celebration of everything you love about Etta – from pig picnics to pizzas, to the porron & polaroid, you will get your fill of incredible food, great drinks and a night full of fun. 

Address: 8801 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Website
: https://www.ettarestaurant.com/
Phone: +1 424 570 4444
Email: culvercity@ettarestaurant.com
Type of events: Sit-down meal

Luxe Hotel

From a majestic ballroom to small stylish spaces, the meeting rooms at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel merge Los Angeles style with bespoke service. Tucked away on beautifully landscaped seven acres, we offer more than 13,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor venues. Allow us to host your next corporate meeting, business conference, or incentive program in Los Angeles. You can choose from an array of small function rooms or distinctive settings like the Outdoor Pool Deck and the Upper Level outdoor venue, which can be transformed into a drive-in movie theater or reception space. The Luxe Hotel Ballroom is a 4,500-square-foot venue showcasing 14-foot ceilings and seating for up to 300 guests. The exquisite Luxe Sunset Terrace is a 1,500-square-foot Mediterranean garden lined with beautiful olive and elm trees, lush hedges, and tranquil water fountains.

Address: 11461 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Website
: https://www.luxehotels.com/
Phone: +1 310 476 6571
RFP: luxehotels.com/request-for-proposal
Type of events: Corporate meeting, stand & mingle, sit-down meal, retreat

Margot

With a market-driven menu inspired by coastal mediterranean cuisine, regional wines and craft cocktails, Margot offers an elegant dining experience. Situated at the stunning rooftop of platform in culver city, Margot’s indoor and outdoor spaces include 360 degree views of the city, ample natural light and a variety of different dining experiences. The space offers the perfect opportunity for all special occasions.

Address: 8820 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Website
: https://www.margot.la/
Phone: +1 310 643 5853
Email: events@margot.la
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

Meet in Paris

Meet in Paris Restaurant & Lounge is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. We are located in the heart of Downtown Culver City. Sometimes nothing would make you happier at your office holiday party or next event than French cuisine. In addition to at-restaurant dining, a Meet in Paris truck is also available to cater at your location.

Address: 9727 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Website
: https://www.meetinparisla.com/
Phone: +1 310 815 8222
Email: info@meetinparisla.com
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

Piccalilli

A funky corner spot with lush patio, spirit forward cocktails and bright Cali-Asian dishes with influences from the low country. The menu features pre-prohibition cocktails, craft beers and curated wine selection served in a vibrant and visually stunning avante-garde setting.

Address: 3850 Main St A, Culver City, CA 90232
Website
: https://piccalillila.com/
Phone: +1 424 298 8540
Email: adolfo@piccalillila.com
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

Sestina

Pasta bar concept serving plant-based Italian cuisine inspired by the elegant and familiar food of Italy. Gathering spaces include an outdoor patio and the bespoke interior of the restaurant with full bar and open kitchen.

Address: 9725 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Website
: https://www.sestinapastabar.com/
Phone: +1 310 815 8100
Email: info@sestinaculvercity.com
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

Simonette

Simonette is an all-day restaurant and bar that combines the elegance of French cuisine with the cheerful friendliness of an American café. Located in the heart of Downtown Culver City, Simonette is the perfect gathering spot for locals and travelers alike. The bill of fare and ambiance is an homage to roadside food halls in southern France where the bonhomie in the air means everyone is here to eat, drink and have a tête-à-tête.

Address: 3927 Van Buren Pl, Culver City, CA 90232
Website
: https://www.simonetterestaurant.com/
Phone: +1 424 321 7000
Email: info@simonetterestaurant.com
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

Traxx

Traxx Restaurant & Bar is a family-owned establishment that has proudly served travelers and locals in Union Station for 25 years. We specialize in unique craft cocktails featuring house-made bitters and infusions while utilizing local distilleries.

Address: 800 N Alameda St UNIT 1, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Website
: https://traxxunion.com/
Phone: +1 323 470 7094
Email: events@traxxunion.com
Type of events: Stand & mingle, sit-down meal

W Hotel Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills

W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills welcomes hotel guests to its urban retreat with personalized service, high-energy interiors and luxury amenities. Strive for corporate success by planning your next event at our Beverly Hills hotel. With more than 10,000 square feet of combined space, the nine venues provide idyllic backdrops for functions ranging from 250-guest outdoor galas to small boardroom meetings. Share your event vision to us and we will bring your day to life with upscale catering, bespoke floor plans and AV technology.

Address: 930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Website
: https://www.marriott.com/
Phone: +1 310 443 7879
RFP: marriott.com/en-us/hotels/laxwb-w-los-angeles-west-beverly-hills/events/
Type of events: Corporate meeting, stand & mingle, sit-down meal, retreat

Other Resources for Finding Event Venues

In addition to the individual event venues listed here, there are also a number of companies and listing platforms that offer many venues across multiple locations. As an additional resource for sourcing the perfect venue for your event, we have created this directory of such websites.