Private Event Rentals


Rookery Cafe Private Rental Information

Hello and thank you for your interest in hosting a private event at The Rookery Cafe.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Historic Downtown Juneau, three blocks from the waterfront, and three blocks from the Alaska State Capital building.  The Rookery Cafe is well known for our ability to serve multi course style meals for 40-50 guests.  We can also accomidate large receptions up to 75 with guests enjoying a sideboard of appetizers and finger foods. Menus are decided upon for each group for each event, so we can work with you to cover any needs or requirements.


Seating and Accommodations

2 bathrooms, 1 handicap accessible

45 person max seated 

5 of these 45 available seats are at bars.  

The 3 bar seats included as part of the service area are +21 seating area only.

A large common table that can seat up to 18 guests.

Service Options

Seated coursed meals for up to 45 guests

Standing room receptions for up to 75 guests

After dinner hours hosted bar events

Rental Policies for Catered, or hosted events 

Large full restaurant rentals will require a deposit of $1000 at the time of the reservation, and will require full payment at the end of service night of the event.

If the reservation is cancelled within a 1 week period and no food has been specially ordered for the event, the deposit be returned in full.

Less than a 1 week cancellation will result in forfeiture of the deposit.


Pricing for full restaurant rentals vary based on the day of the week. Price is not a reservation fee, but an agreement for a minimum food purchase amount.  The price is applied to food only. Beer and wine can not be used in the calculation of the evenings cost.

Rentals are only for the full evening, from 5 – 10 PM.  Longer reservations are available, and costs will vary per hour based on the number of staff the event requires.

Monday – Thursday

$1500 + 18% gratuity

Friday and Saturday

$2000 – 18% gratuity

If the total cost of the food ordered for the group does not meet the minimum, the remainder is considered a fee, and the total bill is still the minimum price.

If you are interested in hosting your event at The Rookery Cafe, email us at