private events

Canteen’s the spot for your next private party!
Contact us by filling out the Private Event Inquiry Form.

We’re great for group events because we’re open to doing just about any kind of awesome you have in mind. We can do taco & nacho bars, tray-passed apps and tacos, or plated entrees. Book us for casual events, business dinners, birthday and holiday parties, and rehearsal/welcome dinners. Let’s party!

36 seated
65 standing reception

A food & beverage minimum reserves you the space.
Sunday-Wednesday 5 pm – 10 pm: $4,000
Thursday 5 pm – 10 pm: $5,000
Friday-Saturday 5 pm – 1 am: $7,000
*Food & beverage minimums must be met prior to tax and service charge.
Food & beverage minimum subject to price increase on holiday weekends, UW commencement weekend, and other large downtown-focused event dates.
If you don’t hit the food & beverage minimum, the remaining balance will be rung in as a rental fee.
A 25% non-refundable deposit will secure the date and time.

Tacos and margaritas, obviously! Customize a menu to fit all your taco desires (and budget requirements)
Private bar with expert margarita makers
A kitchen and serving staff dedicated to serving only your party
Play your own tunes
Wireless internet
Close to the Capitol, Monona Terrace, and lots of hotels
Private underground parking available 1 block away (additional charge)