Paolo's Restaurant, located on picturesque RiverPark Plaza in the heart
of downtown San Jose and a venerable San José dining institution for fifty
years, is the favorite venue for sophisticated and distinctive rehearsal
dinners, weddings and receptions for Silicon Valley locals and visitors
alike. Nationally recognized for its award-winning culinary expertise,
personal service, extensive wine collection, classic ambience and old-world
charm, Paolo's offers a variety of event venues reserved for hosting the
most special of celebrations.
Paolo's visually dramatic venue - bordering a unique urban park nestled
along the banks of the tranquil Guadalupe River - is a stylish choice
for an indoor or outdoor reception, bridal shower or rehearsal dinner.
All of Paolo's dining rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking
the expansive RiverPark Plaza and beautiful views of the Guadalupe River.
Paolo's Wine Room, ideal for intimate dining for up to 30 people, has
a romantic balcony and provides views of the restaurant's extensive Wine
Spectator Award winning wine collection and the Guadalupe River. The Theatre
Room which also boasts fabulous views can accommodate up to 95 guests
while the restaurant's Main Dining Room can comfortably seat up to 120
invitees. All of the venues inside the restaurant can be combined to accommodate
as many as 225 special guests. Paolo's has exclusive use of RiverPark
Plaza which can seat parties of up to 250; larger lavish galas for up
to 400 can be accommodated by an indoor-outdoor combination. Paolo's also
has exclusive use of the RiverPark Lobby which boasts a 40 foot copper
ceiling, rich terracotta-colored marble floors and ceiling height windows
with breathtaking views of the Guadalupe River.
An outdoor celebration or wedding ceremony can be hosted next to the
waterfall on RiverPark Plaza overlooking the Guadalupe River, surrounded
by towering evergreen and willow trees, lush landscaping and abundance
of colorful flowers.
Whether you opt for a formal sit-down dinner, an elegant buffet or upscale
cocktail and hors d'oeuvre reception, Paolo's special events staff is
pleased to work with you to create and execute an unforgettable celebration.
Paolo's professional staff and event specialists will assist you in:
- Determining and working within your specific budget
- Customizing menus to fit your style and taste
- Creating the appropriate ambience and tone for your event
- Floral designs
- Wedding cakes
- Photographers & Videographers
- DJ's & Live entertainment
In addition, Paolo's provides free covered parking; and our central location
gives your out-of-town guests the option to walk from major downtown hotels.
Paolo's also offers off-site catering services should you choose to host
your wedding event at another location.
Paolo's invites you to tour our unique facilities (by appointment), discuss
the details of your upcoming event and experience for yourselves the Paolo's
personal touch. To make a tour appointment, for more information or to
request a wedding packet, please contact Carolyn Allen.
Let the experienced event staff and seasoned culinary team at Paolo's
Restaurant facilitate the planning of every detail of you affair to create
the celebrations of your dreams.
Paolo's vision is to realize yours.