Special Occasion Group Dining

Are you traveling with family for a special occasion or dining in a large group for a memorable moment? Bellevue has some fantastic restaurants that are equipped to host large parties while still delivering quality and atmosphere. We’ve picked out three restaurants that make occasions extra special by catering to the dining experience just as much as the food itself.

If you’re dining with a party of 8 or more, you’d be considered a “group”. To ensure you have the best experience possible, when planning dinner reservations, opt for a restaurant that can accommodate larger parties. Special occasions like anniversaries, graduations, business meetings, wedding receptions, family reunions, bachelorette parties, birthdays deserve the special accommodations that these restaurants offer. Even if you’re not celebrating, these locations will make you feel like you are.

Fogo de Chão

At Fogo de Chão, the more the merrier! Bellevue’s premier Brazilian steakhouse takes a white tablecloth approach to the beloved Gaucho experience. Conveniently located in Bellevue Square, the restaurant is a favorite spot for locals and a first pick for special occasion group dining in the Bellevue area. It features an elegant, warm, and energetic atmosphere with attentive staff a delicious menu.

To accommodate your group, there are large table options in the main dining area, private dining rooms, and a full-service bar area. Every member of your party will be more than satisfied with the copious options. True to the Gaucho experience, servers deliver a range of 17 types of meats brought directly to the table. If that’s not enough, they offer an impressive seafood selection, vegetarian options, and one of the region’s most sought-after cold bars. They feature an excellent cocktail program with award-winning traditional Brazilian cocktails like the Caipirinha.

What we love about Fogo de Chão: Everyone at your party will enjoy something delectable and be fully immersed in the experience while doing so. Their website makes booking large parties a breeze. The food is fresh, the cocktails are amazing, and eating there is pure fun.

The Lake House

Treat your party to an elegant yet comfortable dining experience that they’ll always treasure. The James Beard award-winning chef, Jason Wilson, is the owner of this visionary farm-to-table lake house interpretation. He designs the menu with the highest quality of locally sourced seasonal ingredients to give his guest a one of a kind culinary experience.

The space is modeled after a modern lake home equipped with multiple private dining rooms embellished with rustic touches. Guest can reserve sections of the main dining room to accommodate up to 150 guests. Even large parties are guaranteed to enjoy meals expertly crafted with quality and care. The Northwest farm-inspired fare is guaranteed to wow every member of your party.

What we love about the Lake House: dining at the Lake House offers guests culinary sophistication in a truly unique space with an inspired menu.


This is where traditional Vietnamese meets innovation. Since 1999, Monsoon has been serving modern renditions of family recipes from Saigon.  Each menu item is hand-made and elevated with ingredients sourced from the Pacific Northwest. The atmosphere is rich in color and texture just like the cuisine.

There are multiple dining options for large parties. Monsoon offers private dining sections, and the main dining room can be fashioned to host groups. Guests can order from the main menu or order family style. Family-style ordering gives guests an opportunity to share in the same culinary experiences and connect over their culinary experience.

What we love about Monsoon: the exotic atmosphere and elevated traditional cuisine is a special combination that will bring everyone together. The family-style serving options are great for connection and conversation.


These options are perfect for groups that want delicious food accompanied by a memorable dining experience. Bellevue is known for its world-class restaurants that are dedicated to creating memorable dining experiences designed to be shared. Cherish your time together in an atmosphere that you’ll never forget.