With a multitude of beautiful and diverse spaces and combinations to chose from, The Overlook is a versatile venue for gatherings from 50 to 750 guests.


The Terrace Bar & Grill is a full furnished outdoor space that includes a professional grade built-in 5 foot, 8 burner grill and 6 beer taps across a stainless steel walk up bar. Large canvas umbrellas and modern patio furniture are arranged throughout a turf lawn creating a fun outdoor area in Oakland's urban skyline.

This is an excellent option for BBQs, brunch and pop-ups where live cooking on the BBQ will add to a memorable event.

CAPACITY I 120 Seated or 250 Standing I 4,000 sq ft


The Lawn can be added to indoor events to provide a partial outdoor experience for your guests furnished with lounge couch seating and vibrant succulent planters. Space heaters can be rented for comfort on colder Bay Area nights.


CAPACITY I 40 Seated, 85 Standing I 900 sq ft

The Garden Room & Bar

Expanding your event space to include the Bar off of the Garden Room makes for an ideal setup for intimate sit down dinner events with a separate space for cocktail hour. The vintage bar features the original brass drink rail & white quartz top accompanied by modern globe lamps with low voltage Edison bulbs to set the mood.

CAPACITY I 150 Seated or 200 Standing I 3,500 sq ft


The Garden Room is the venue's premiere indoor space featuring expansive floor to ceiling windows looking onto the Kaiser Center Rooftop Garden. Designed to be the main dining and entertainment room, it is ideal for dinners, speaking engagements, receptions, and large social events.

CAPACITY I 120 Seated or 150 Standing I 2,000 sq ft



The venue's full interior boasts a mixture  of vintage and modern decor make it an  attractive, multi-purpose space. With a  combined square footage of 4500 sq ft, it is ideal for receptions, sit down dinners or multi-part events which require a separate cocktail hour space, dance floor and DJ or live band.

CAPACITY I 170 Seated or 286 Standing I 4,500 sq ft


Adjacent to the Garden Room, the Bar & Lounge features a vintage beer & wine bar, multiple private booths, and lounge seating looking onto our private rooftop terrace. Its vintage decor and mood lighting make it an ideal room to host more intimate events such as networking mixers, happy hours, meetings, and smaller social functions.

CAPACITY I 75 Seated, 95 Standing I 2,000 sq ft


With sweeping views of Lake Merritt and Uptown Oakland, the Tiki Bar is the centerpiece of the terrace. The octagonal bar offers multiple access points allowing for fast and flawless service to large beverage focused events. Covering the surrounding area is a large lawn and modular space which can be used for dancing, celebrations, and full stage concerts.

CAPACITY I 150 Seated or 250 Standing I 4000 sq ft


Those looking to host a large celebration or event on a rooftop can rent the full terrace which includes both the Terrace Bar & Grill and the Tiki Bar & Lakeview. The Bar & Grill and Tiki Bar can both function as bars and with quick access to our commercial kitchen, freight elevator, and its own bathrooms, the combined outdoor space enables ease of hosting large scale events.

CAPACITY I 200 Seated or 499 Standing I 8,000 sq ft

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