Private Dining

The Hard Shell Downtown Private Dining Room

Thank you for considering The Hard Shell Downtown for your upcoming event.  The Hard Shell Downtown features a private dining space that can accommodate up to 50 guests for a seated dinner or 40 guests for a cocktail event.  Following are the room specifications and minimum requirements:

Sunday-Thursday: $1500.00 food and beverage minimum

Friday-Saturday: $2500.00 food and beverage minimum


  • 75″ UHD TV for presentation display
  • Wireless internet
  • Volume controls

Lesser food and beverage minimums are available for events ending by 4pm.

For larger events an entire restaurant buyout is available.

A facility fee will not be required as long as the spending minimum is met.  To secure a reservation, we require a signed contract and deposit determined by the specific date of your event.  Basic service items are provided at no charge; however, additional rental fees may occur based on each event’s specific needs.

The Hard Shell Downtown offers a variety of menu options including hors d’oeuvre buffets and seated dinners, or we can customize a menu to suit your particular needs. We also customize bar packages to suit the budget and preferences for your event.  Prices listed in the package do not include beverages, administrative fee, tax or gratuity.

If you have any questions or to schedule an appointment to view the private dining room, please call 804.643.2333 or fill out the form below.  Thank you for considering The Hard Shell Downtown and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Private Dining Package

Private Dining Inquiry Form

If you have trouble using the form above please email us here.