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FAQ'S

WHAT IS THE CAPACITY?

The 77 comfortably accommodates 75 guests for seated dinners and up to 125 for cocktail-style events. The 77 is available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to midnight. 


WHAT ARE THE FOOD & BEVERAGE OFFERINGS?

We have a wide variety of food and beverage offerings to choose from, ranging from hand-passed appetizers, food stations, or buffet-style banquets for your special event. The 77 

offers a full-range of alcoholic beverages from craft beers to wine to specialty cocktails.  

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

We provide farmhouse tables, acrylic chairs, and chafing dishes with your rental as well as 

dishware, glassware, silverware, and napkins. Indoor/Outdoor lounge furniture is also provided. 

Room rentals cover a 3 hour period, which may be extended based on availability.

Rentals that exceed this 3 hour period will be charged additional fees.  Required staffing will be 

determined by event format and number of guests.

DO I NEED AN EVENT PLANNER?

We do not require guests to hire an event planner. Our onsite Event Director

provides a 45 minute consultation to plan your event. For additional 

consultations beyond this time on menu and decor edits, staging, decor, music, audiovisual 

set-up, 3rd party rental management, tastings, an additional fee will be added to the total bill 

in the amount of $40 an hour. 


HOW WILL THE EVENT BE STAFFED? 

Our experienced staff will extend courteous, professional service to you and your guests. 

We require one server for every 25 guests at the rate of $35 an hour. If alcohol is served, one 

bartender is required for every 25 guests. Any additional gratuity is at the discretion of the guest. For events that extend past midnight, the service fee will increase to $50 an hour.


WHAT IS THE RENTAL FEE?

The room rental fee is 20 % of the food and beverage total. 

Post-event clean-up is also included in this fee. 

WHAT IS THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE MINIMUM?

Monday-Friday daytime and Monday and Tuesday evenings $500

Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursday evenings $1,350

Saturday and  Sunday daytime $1,550

Friday and Saturday evenings $2,500

For Holidays (Thanksgiving - New Year’s), the minimum increases by 25%

ARE THERE ADDITIONAL FEES?

Additional fee may be applied to:

Extended Hours

Setup and breakdown of tables, chairs, or other room configurations beyond 

what is the normal set-up of the room

Use of cocktail tables and linens

Flip of room configuration during the event 

Use of our premier collection of food display pieces

Audiovisual configuration

Extended consultation hours with our Event Director

Additional tours and onsite staging

Early delivery of party decor that extends beyond the rental time

Use of uplighting, party lights

Additional menu changes after 3 rounds

WHAT IS THE DEPOSIT POLICY? 

A deposit will be requested at the time the room is reserved

based on the size of your event. This amount will be applied to the total bill at the end of your event.

The deposit is fully refundable up to two weeks prior to your event if a cancellation is necessary, with the

exception of parties scheduled in December, which are non refundable. 

Minimums do not include tax and gratuity. 

WHEN IS THE  BALANCE OF PAYMENT DUE?

The balance of your payment is expected in full at the end of your event. We accept all major credit cards.

No checks, please. 

WHAT IS THE RESERVATION POLICY?

Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of deposit and a completed reservation form. One date only may

be secured per paid reservation fee.  The reservation fee is non-refundable if the reservation is

made within 30 days or less from the event date

WHEN MUST THE FOOD AND DRINK SELECTIONS BE FINALIZED?

It is our policy that food and drink selections and guest counts must be finalized a minimum of 14 days before the scheduled event. Reductions in guest count after this period will not be discounted.

ARE YOU ABLE TO DEDUCT CHARGES FOR NON-DRINKING GUESTS AT AN EVENT 

WHERE ALCOHOL IS SERVED?

It is our policy that for events where a bar package is selected that all adult guests will be counted 

toward the total alcohol charge. Event hosts may opt to instead pay per consumption, offer a cash bar, or offer drink tickets. For events where a cash bar is utilized, an automatic gratuity of 18% will be added to each bar tab.


AM I ALLOWED TO HAVE A DJ OR MUSIC?

Yes; however, the noise generated by and during the event must be in compliance with the 

City of Bellaire sound ordinance.

MAY I DECORATE THE SPACE?

The 77 welcomes, and encourages you to decorate the space per your vision but does not allow the use of tacks, nails, glue, or staples in the hanging of décor or taping of décor to the walls.


IS THERE AV EQUIPMENT ONSITE?

The space is equipped with speakers that may stream music from a computer, smartphone, or 

tablet.  The space also has a 130 inch screen that may used for slideshows that may stream 

music from a computer, smartphone, or tablet that be used for a fee of $100. The event host must schedule an appointment to run the slideshow at least one week in advance of the event.


ARE OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED?

Outside desserts such as cakes or food-based party favors are allowed. 

Outside alcohol is not allowed.


WHO DO I CONTACT TO RENT THE SPACE?

If you wish to book your event or

have any further questions, please contact us at info@the77bellaire.com for additional information.