Private Parties

The Best of Times


Dining & Celebrations

Remarkable Events, Parties and Meetings

We take a collaborative approach to your special dinner or reception; our kitchen team and events manager work in concert to design menus perfectly paired with wines, craft cocktails and just the right ambiance. Award-winning entrees and appetizers are complemented by an extensive wine list featuring more than 190 labels, available in either of Rio’s beautifully appointed private rooms. With over 30 years of experience, we have what it takes to make your event special!

Bright & Beautiful

Santa Fe

With 681 squre feet of space complete
with Cantina Style bar, the Santa Fe room is the
larger of our private spaces.
Comfortably Fits 45
Standing reception/ Cocktails 80

Santa Fe



Family + Friends

Barrel Room

Perfect for a company party or family get togther,
this space is open yet intimate.
Seats 26
Standing reception/ Cocktails 45

Rio Grill and You - the other perfect couple.

Rio Grill bridal guests get married on Carmel Beach and hold their reception in Rio’s famed Santa Fe Room, a private venue with its own bar. Or have a wine country wedding capped off by a party in our Barrel Room, featuring a barrel-themed ceiling and vintage oak wine cases. Let us help you create the rehearsal party, reception or bridal bash of a lifetime!

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Dear Friends,

At Rio Grill, Tarpy’s and Montrio, the health and well-being of our employees and guests are our first priorities. Our hearts go out to those who have been personally impacted.

As part of the hospitality industry and members of our amazing community, we’re committed to doing everything in our power to help prevent the spread of this virus.

We have temporarily closed our restaurants to ensure the safety of our teams and guests.
We will keep you apprised of our plans and look forward to seeing you when we reopen.

On behalf of all of us, I wish you peace, blessings and safety.

Tony Tollner and the entire Downtown Dining family

101 Crossroads Boulevard | Carmel | California | 93923 | (831) 625-5436