Private Parties & Banquets

The Maria Maria menu, inspired by Chef Roberto Santibanez, is a regional exploration of Mexican dishes presented with a modern flair. The nuevo Mexican cuisine features traditional dishes with an innovative approach.

Maria Maria’s ambiance is inspired by the music of the legendary Carlos Santana, reflecting it’s passion and spirit to provide a vibrant dining experience for both lunch and dinner. The restaurant is a perfect venue for all types of events whether you are looking for a dynamic night out to celebrate a birthday, a fun setting to throw a wedding shower, or a comfortable yet exciting place to hold a corporate meeting. Let our experienced event planner plan your party or meeting so you can sit back, relax,and enjoy the margaritas.

Please take a look at spaces available at each location below and fill out the inquiry form based on the location of your choice and our event planner will take care of all the details for your private event.

Please understand that the following information and menus are guides from which we can work together to build a custom event for you.

Walnut Creek

THE LOUNGE is a small nook between the Bar and the Main Dining Room. You and your guests can experience the bar atmosphere and live music without the crowd. This space is perfect for an exciting dining experience.

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THE CANDLE ROOM is a warm and inviting space off of the Main Dining Room where you can be away from the rest of the guests while still enjoying the charm of the restaurant. A candle filled wall and large candle chandelier bring drama to the room while expansive windows cover the three exterior walls. A curtain can be drawn to separate your group from the restaurant for a more private experience.

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THE SIDE PATIO with its optional covered ceiling and wall, French doors, and ceramic tile floor, provides a unique creek-side dining experience. This room is ideal for a memorable birthday, anniversary, rehearsal dinner, or cocktail reception.



THE MAIN DINING ROOM is the largest of the event rooms and can be easily partitioned for use of only* one half. This room is wonderful for large functions, cocktail receptions or business lunches and dinners.

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THE FRONT PATIO is a charming area that overlooks North Broadway and is a perfect place to celebrate a birthday or have a small cocktail party. Although connected to the indoor bar, the doors leading inside can be closed and the space can even be great for kids’ birthday parties.



Buyouts of the entire restaurant are available and make for impressive events that can accommodate hundreds of guests. For terms of use for all of these spaces, please contact our Event!Manager, at 925.946.1010 or


THE SOUTH BAR is a warm area on the right side of the bar that is great for a lively appetizer or cocktail party for a few close friends. You can experience the excitement of the bar with some privacy and floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

Maximum capacity: Standup-20 Guests

THE LOUNGE is the dynamic front section of our dining room near the live music. It can be partitioned from the rest of the dining room with a curtain for increased privacy and is a fun setting to enjoy drinks and appetizers for any birthday or get-together.

Maximum capacity: Sit Down-25 Guests, Stand Up-35 Guests

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THE NORTH DINING ROOM is calmer and centered around a large copper tree that adds character to any party. This area includes several luxurious leather booths to make guests feel comfortable and is a great space for cocktail parties or seated dinners.

Maximum capacity: Sit Down-80 Guests, Stand Up-100 Guests. We are committed to working with you to find the right space for they our event.

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THE GARDEN ROOM is our only space that can be made completely private for your party. This

special room has a high ceiling, windows lining the back wall, and doors that open right up to the private back patio. Intimate and quiet, this space is the ideal setting for an elegant seated dinner, an impressive corporate meeting, or any other private event. You may use a portion of the room or rent out the entire space.

Maximum capacity: Sit Down-50 Guests, Stand Up-60 Guests. Combined with patio 20 more Guests




THE FRONT PATIO is a beautiful setting for any occasion. Guests can enjoy a fun buffet or relax with cocktails on stylish, comfortable couches beside our famous firepits. This space is great for warm summer nights or cool winter days and always looks elegant and fresh.

Maximum capacity: Sit Down-30 Guests, Stand Up-125 Guests

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Buyouts of the entire restaurant are available and make for impressive events that can accomodate hundreds of guests. For terms of use for all of these spaces, please contact our Event Manager, at 925-820-2366 or

Let’s get planning. Fill out the form below and let us set the scene for your next party.


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