Shadowbrook - Capitola

Monterey/Carmel Valley



Arrive by a private cable car down the hillside or a meandering garden path to the Capitola-by-the-sea venue, overflowing with old-world charm. The quaint oasis is nestled near the Soquel Creek has been open for dining since 1947. Covered with greenery, the serene venue offers the utmost beauty inside and out. Rooms include windows along the walls and glass ceilings place guests deep inside the garden. Rooms are surrounded by rock walls, fountains, exposed beam ceilings and bay windows offer looks into the lavish gardens. The Redwood Room was built with redwood milled from old wine barrels and provides a glimpse into the chef's herb garden. The light and airy Green House is the biggest draw, filled with windows.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 65 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 100 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by 10:00PM. The venue is not available for weddings on Saturday evenings.

Rental Fees

The reception rental fee ranges from $350 to $2,500 and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee to rent the Lower Patio or Rock Room Lounge for a wedding ceremony is $500 for ceremony only.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Shadowbrook - Capitola is estimated at between $6,677 and $18,718 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:00PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti