Planning a large group meal is always exciting until it comes to figuring out where to eat! With endless options around Spokane, it can be hard to pinpoint the right place that will accommodate a large group or party. That’s why we’re breaking down the a few of the best restaurants to host a party and/or a large group. We specifically searched for places that are perfect for rehearsal dinners, graduation parties, corporate dinners, holiday gatherings, you get the point…

Twigs Bistro & Martini Bar

With four locations in Spokane, Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar has the food, drinks and ambiance. If you’re looking to host a large party, the Wandermere location up north features a spacious dining area that can accommodate over 200 guests. This location also has a private dining room that can be closed off from the main space. The over-sized windows give a perfect view of the lake and four waterfalls and who doesn’t love a view right? All four locations around Spokane have private areas that you can reserve for large groups. Then, plan your menu with the chef and let the Twigs staff take care of the rest!

This is where I hosted my baby shower and it was unreal! From the incredible food, the gorgeous view, and the attentive and friendly service, I heard from many attendees that it’s the best baby shower they’ve ever been to!

1898 Public House

With locally sourced ingredients and fresh grown herbs, 1898 Public House has classic foods with a fresh twist. The restaurant gives you a glimpse into the golf club’s history and the food is to die for! If you’re hosting a party – you’re in luck because they have four amazing private rooms available to rent. Their smallest private room holds up to 16 people and their largest can accommodate 80! Each room has a private tv and the option to play music. A food and beverage minimum is required for each and varies based on the room you choose.

My brother and sister in law hosted their wedding reception here in December and it everything went perfectly. They set up a custom menu with the chef, buffet style, and you didn’t need very many decorations because the space is already so pretty.


Luna oh how we love you! This locally owned, community driven restaurant will make you feel like you’re in the French countryside. They source their ingredients from Casa Cano Farms and truly embody the farm to table dining. Lucky for all of us, they are available for private parties of all sizes and occasions! They have an amazing team that will even help you plan your event, assist with selecting a menu, wine pairings, flower arrangements and even custom designed parting gifts! Seriously, they think of everything. If you’re looking to host an elegant event – look no further than Luna!

Beverly’s at the Coeur d’Alene Resort

Beverly’s is that fine dining restaurant with food that will leave you talking about it for weeks! With a beautiful panoramic view of Lake Coeur d’Alene, the 5-star dishes feature an American cuisine with a Pacific Northwest twist. The restaurant features two private rooms available for rent with a food and beverage minimum. And if your party loves wine, they offer complimentary cellar tours of the Pacific Northwest’s largest wine cellar! If you want the views, the food and the wine, consider Beverly’s for your next event.

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Steam Plant Restaurant

When you walk into this restaurant, you’ll immediately notice the industrial ambiance of this historic building. The Steam Plant has a menu with something for everyone. It features classic dishes with a modern twist that will leave you wanting more! They have a new rooftop event space that can accommodate up to 150 people and has outdoor patio space with city views. If your party is smaller than 150 – they have separate rooms available as well! The Steam Plant has space for everyone and will make your party unforgettable.

Here are details on each of their available spaces:

The Rooftop: On the third level of the Seehorn building right off Lincoln street, the Rooftop can accommodate up to 150 people, includes a bridal suite and a patio, and offers a breathtaking view of the plant’s smokestacks and the Spokane skyline.

The Board Room: A private dining room that comfortably accommodates parties up to 16, the Board Room was once an actual boiler.  In fact, the original pipes still line the walls and ceiling.  Cozy and private, it’s the perfect setting for a meeting, party, or family event.

The Boiler: Slightly larger than the Board Room, the Boiler was also – you guessed it – one of the Steam Plant’s boilers.  It’s a unique space that seats up to 24 guests.

The Commons: The Commons is a private yet airy space that can accommodate seated meals for up to 50 and hors d’oeuvre parties for up to 80. It features one of the Steam Plant’s original instrument panels, an entrance into the base of one of the smokestacks, and a waterfall created out of original piping.

The Cellar: Located on the lower level, the Cellar will take you back in time to the days the Steam Plant was operational. The Cellar is the perfect space to host a unique and memorable event for you and your guests that can accommodate seated meals for up to 24 and hors d’oeuvre parties for up to 30.

Europa Restaurant & Bakery

Europa Restaurant & Bakery gives a modern flair on classic Italian dishes. Known for their pastas, Europa’s decadent menu will leave your mouth watering and lucky for us they host a multitude of events for parties of all sizes! The restaurant itself has a banquet room available for rent and can accommodate up to 50 guests. And if you don’t want to host your group in their restaurant, they even offer catering with the option to reserve a local venue such as the Davenport hotels, the INB and the Bing. You can select two entrees from 20 chef chosen meals and all catering includes salad, fresh baked bread and non-alcoholic beverages. Europa makes it easy to host an event!