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John’s Grill is happy to host private events for parties small or large. The restaurant has three different settings for private parties, all on the third level and accessible by stairs or elevator. The third level space is called Hammett’s Den, named for the mystery author who, in his San Francisco heyday, had an office in the nearby Flood Building and used to frequent John’s Grill.

Private Dining Menus

Hors d'oeuvre Lunch Dinner

  • The Club Room

    Capacity: 14 seated at one table or 20 at two round tables

  • Astor Room

    Astor Room is the front half of the third level’s main room and can seat up to 50 guests at tables or host 60 guests at a standing reception.

    Capacity: 45 seated, 60 guests standing

  • Hammett’s Den

    Hammett’s Den, the entire third level private room, offers soaring ceiling and a wall of glass windows. This room also has a private bar. It can be reserved for up to 100 guests seated at tables or host 180 guests at a standing reception. 

    Capacity: 100 seated, 180 guests standing

  • The Maltese Falcon Room

    The Maltese Falcon Room is the entire second level private room. This room highlights include a wall of period stained glass allowing natural light. There is a private bar. The room's walls are surrounded by memorabilia from the classic film starring Humphrey Bogart. There is a case with antique books and a statue of the famous Maltese Falcon.

    (This room is available for lunch only.)

    Capacity: 70 seated