Thank you for including us in your special event!
Viva Santa Barbara offers many ways to create memorable private dining experiences. With space options that can accommodate up to 200 guests, Viva Santa Barbara is a favorite among locals for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, graduations, bar mitzvahs and corporate events. We look forward to celebrating with you!
*Our dynamic venue has many options to accommodate your next event. Depending on size and style, different spaces are better suited for certain events. Please reach out to our events coordinator to discuss your needs, we would be happy to help select the best available options.
Cielito Banquet Room
Cielito Banquet Room | Guest capacity: seating for up to 97 guest and reception space for 125
The Cielito Banquet room is one of our most stunning open spaces. Boasting exquisite chandeliers, high ceilings and large arched windows, the magnificence of this space and its adaptability is sure to wow you and your guest. This space has its very own entrance, private patio, satellite bar and restroom accommodations. Able to host any type of event, our accommodations include wedding receptions, dinners, graduations, bar mitzvahs and corporate work events. If you are looking to create a magical experience, this is the space for you!
Viva Outdoor Patio
Viva Outdoor Patio | Guest capacity: seating for up to 60 guests and reception space for 70
The patio offers an intimate and sophisticated outdoor venue, adjacent to the historic turtle fountain and in the heart of the European vibe of La Arcada. We offer heat lamps and blankets to keep the space warm at night.
Main Dining Room
Main Dining Room | Guest capacity: seating for up to 60-70 guests and reception space for 80
With the antique tequila bar as the focal point, the dining room is a grand site to entertain large parties. The vibrant ambiance of the space only increases at night as the twinkle lights take on a celestial feeling above. Whether your event calls for a cocktail reception or a sit down dinner we can accommodate up to 80 guests for an unforgettable evening.
Viva Room | Guest capacity: seating for up to 30 guests and reception space for 40
The Viva room is our most versatile indoor space and features a beautiful fireplace lounge with an adjacent dining area, over looking the main dining room. For greater privacy, panels can be shut to close the space off from the restaurant. This space comes equipped with the technology for any presentation needs, though you would never guess they were there!
General accommodations for Viva Santa Barbara spaces:
Viva Room – seated dinner: 34 | reception style: 40 | Patio – seated dinner: 40 | reception style: 50
Alfresco Patio – seated dinner: 60 | reception style: 70 | Main Dining Room – seated dinner: 60-70 with bar | reception style: 80
Cielito Banquet Room — seated dinner: 97 | reception style: 125 | Second Floor Buy-Out – seated dinner: 70 | reception style: 80
Full Restaurant Buy-Out – seated dinner: 160 -200 with patio | reception style: 230