Pre-pay and scheduled party bookings are only available for groups of 25 guests or more. No reservations needed or taken if your party has less than 25 guests, or if you do not wish to have a pre-scheduled party. We are a first come first serve venue.
Time frames for party bookings in peak season (April thru October):
We are currently only booking on weekdays only.
Weekday start times: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm.
Most groups stay for about 2-3 hours.
Available time slots may vary due to heavy volume of requests for large group inquiries.
The cut-off for pre-pay and scheduling is 25 or more persons.
If you do not wish to have a pre-paid scheduled party, Swabbies is first come first, first serve, no reservation needed.
Prices below do not include the band or the cover charges for the band. Please be aware of any cover charges – due to contracts with the bands or agents, Swabbies is not allowed to negotiate any cover charges.
The standard rate for large parties starts at $19.95 per guest, and can increase if a hot appetizer option is requested. For parties with over 50 guests, an extra staff/ clean-up fee of $100 for every 50 guests will be charged.
The standard rate of $19.95 per guest includes: tax, 2 tacos per guest (a variety, including our famous Corona beer-battered fish tacos, swabbies original shredded beef, and shredded chicken tacos), chips & salsa bar, veggie & fruit platter. A complimentary soda, tea or bottled water for any guest who chooses a non-alcoholic option. A 20% gratuity will be added to bill (not included in the 19.95 standard rate).
We serve buffet style so your guest can mingle and chose from the variety offered, this makes for a low stress and comfortable atmosphere. One or more designated party specialists will be caring for you and your guests for food service, non-alcoholic beverages, separate tabs for alcoholic beverages, etc.
The quote for 25 guests is $498.75, plus 20% gratuity (gratuity is not included in the buffet pricing).
Prices may not be up sold for charity or private organizations to make money. If need donations please contact Michelle Barabino to go over available options.
$500 deposit is needed to hold the date – the deposit applies to the total bill.
We cannot guarantee weather as Swabbies is an outdoor venue. Please plan your event with weather in consideration. If weather fails us, we can reschedule your event to another date. (If we do not provide any service or food we can refund your $500.00 deposit.)
For staffing and ordering purposes, a guaranteed head count will be needed the Friday before (for Monday or Tuesday event) or Monday before the event
Sending someone early to decorate is great!
For your convenience, a cake may be stored in our refrigerator.
For wine/champagne, a cork fee of $15.00 will be applied and must be poured by a server or bartender employed at Swabbies.
Please remind guests to carpool. We have limited parking in our lot, with a public boat launch lot next door that charges $5-8 to park.
For dates that have music events at Swabbies:
Prices quoted above do not include any band or the cover charges for the band. Please be aware of any cover charges that may incur during the chosen time frame. Due to contracts with the bands or their agents, Swabbies is not allowed to negotiate any cover charges.
Please send the deposit to:
PO BOX 216394, Sacramento, CA 95821
Payable to SWABBIES INC
MEMO: name of party, date and time, head count