Ramekins

450 W. Spain Street,
Sonoma, California 95476
(707) 933-0450
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Average Base Cost: $30,000

Average base cost for a wedding at Ramekins is calculated by figuring a 125person guest list on a Saturday night in NovemberTransportation to venue, entertainment, decorations, additional rentals, valet, DJ, and photography are not included. Average price includes gratuity and state sales tax. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand.

*Prices subject to change

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How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: 

  • May-October, Saturdays: $8,500
  • November-April, Saturdays: $6,500

The fee covers 5 hours of event time, with 5-10 p.m. being the standard timeframe.

What’s Included:

  • 60″ Round Tables
  • 200 Wood Folding Chairs for ceremony or dining
  • Pewter Floor-length Linen for Dining Tables and 5 High Cocktail Tables
  • White Linen Napkins
  • Up to 5 High Cocktail Tables
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Dancefloor
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Extras: Additional Hours at $600 per hour, an administration fee of 22%, food, beverage, rentals, and tax.

Food/Beverage: Ramekins provides in-house catering and beverages, with the average cost being $130 per person before tax and fees. This includes 4 tray-passed appetizers, a plated meal, a dessert station and a full bar.

See sample menus here.

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More Stats:

Space Type: There’s both indoor and outdoor space available.

Size: 200 guests seated outdoors; 170 indoors

Bridal Suite: Yes, one of the guest rooms may be reserved as a bridal suite.

Parking: 40 complimentary parking spaces on-site

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Food Service Type: Plated

How Will Grandma Get There? Ramekins is located 50 minutes from the Charles M. Schulz Airport, and 60 minutes from San Francisco International Airport. There are 6 available guest rooms on-site that can be booked at a discounted rate for events if all rooms are booked together, and there are also several 3 and 4-star hotels less than a 10-minute drive away, such as the The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa.

Party On! Events can last until 12 a.m.

Important Note: Ramekins allows outside vendors for cake, photography, videography, entertainment/DJ, flowers, and officiating. Catering is provided in-house and a wedding planner must be chosen from the venue’s list.

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The Report:

Nestled just a short distance from Historic Sonoma Plaza is Ramekins Culinary School & Inn, which hosts a number of events throughout the year, including weddings. Receptions may take place in the Great Room, which features oak beam vaulted ceilings and a fireplace, or outdoors in the rustic courtyard which includes an antique limestone fountain and French doors. Doors from the Great Room open onto a shaded garden courtyard. Draped with sun shades and illuminated with market lighting, the courtyard can serve as a place for guests to dine or mingle before dinner. In addition to Ramekin’s event spaces, the venue also offers six appointed suites for couples and their guests to stay in before and after the big day.

Woman Getting Married Says:

Ramekins is a go-to caterer for many Sonoma wedding venues, and they also have a completely gorgeous wedding venue that’s worth considering as well. While they have on-site lodging, if you have a larger wedding party I would stay with the majority of other guests at a nearby hotel. Overall this venue would be a gorgeous spot for a wedding reception or even a rehearsal dinner/bridal shower.

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