Our 1,200 square foot cafe and performance space features a bookstore, coffee, beer, and wine on tap, and many options for staging performances. Eclectic library decor, featuring shelves of new and used books, and a wide range of art from local artists. Conveniently located near Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland, we host events of up to 60 people and offer a full range of coffee, tea, beer, and wine, as well as delicious food. We host events of all kinds, from poetry readings to punk music, cultural events, and private parties. We've hosted wedding receptions, photo and video shoots, birthday and retirement parties, as well as business seminars, company happy hours, and more. We can accomodate 30 people seated, and 60 standing. Space rental includes access to our full PA system with three microphones and multiple inputs for musical instruments, an acoustic guitar, and a piano. We host bands nightly and can accomodate or seek out music to compliment your event for an additional fee. We also have a projector and screen available for use. We have worked with our guests to tailor menus to suit their budget and culinary tastes. Contact us about securing our full range of food and beverage options for your event.
No Outside food or Drink Beer and Wine License Catering services available for additional cost