What is considered an event?

An event at Tavern in the Square is 15 or more guests looking to host a formally scheduled event in a semi-private or private space and order off the event menu. For groups under 15, please call the restaurant directly to inquire to the Restaurant Managers for reservation availability.

Which menu do events order food from?

Event groups will preselect what food will be served at their event from the events menu. This food will be served buffet style.

How far in advance do I need to inquire for an event?

We need at least 7 days to properly book and execute an event, therefore inquiries would need to be placed 8 or more days prior to the event date.

When are final menu selections due?

Final menu selections are due 7 days prior to the event to the Event Manager.

Does Tavern in the Square charge room rental?

We do not require a room rental fee. We require a food and beverage minimum spend per event. That spend amount is calculated based off the month, day of the week, time of day, and section within the restaurant.

Are we allowed to bring our own cake?

Yes, but the Event Manager must be informed ahead of time. Cakes must be nut free and from a licensed bakery. We are happy to cut and plate the cake, free of charge, upon your request.

What is the payment schedule for events?

Besides the deposit to book the event, all other payments will be settled at the conclusion of the event or when the host is ready to close out their bill. Host must bring cash or a physical credit/debit card to pay.

Does Tavern in the Square offer tablecloth rentals for dining tables?

Yes, we are happy to special order table linen. Each table linen will cost $5 per table. Our cloth napkins, buffet linen, and buffet skirt are complimentary at events.

What is our deposit policy?

25% of the food and beverage minimum and signing of the contract terms are required to secure your event date and time.

What is our cancellation policy?

Groups have until 7 days prior to the event date to cancel. Any cancellation within 7 days of the event, the deposits will not be refunded.

What other fees does Tavern in the Square require?

We require state tax, 20% gratuity, and 5% administrative fee, all of which will be charged on the final bill at the conclusion of the event.

How long do formal events last for at Tavern in the Square?

Events run for three hours and you can arrive an hour prior to decorate or set up. Any additional time requested is subject to an additional minimum spend and must be discussed with your Event Manager ahead of time.