The Bay Room offers exclusive private dining for groups with an incredible view of Elliott Bay, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic Mountains and Port of Seattle. Our contemporary Northwest cuisine suits all tastes from the freshest local seafood to steaks, chicken, pasta, and sushi.
The Bay Room comfortably seats up to 48 guests and up to 75 guests may be accommodated for a standing reception. Please consult with a Private Dining Coordinator for exact capacities based on the event's set-up needs. Whether you are entertaining clients, hosting a rehearsal dinner, business meeting or a wedding brunch, Cutters is truly the Seattle experience.
We offer a plated or buffet style lunch or dinner. View our exmple menus and let us know how you would like to customize your event experience.
SEASONAL MENU CHANGES: Prices of menu items are subject to change based on product availability. Salmon, Halibut and Crab are especially likely to fluctuate in price.
May 2017 by Christine K.
"Our servers/hosts were excellent and the flow of our cocktail reception into dinner went wonderfully! We loved our appetizers and food, and the view from our room was incredible as well!"
May 2017 by Cynthia S.
"Excellent customer service, end to end. Food was great, Bayview room and view was fabulous, family style meal was popular and food was yummy for our guests. Our servers, Shari and Jen were outstanding (I already told them that!) and should be recognized for their excellent and thoughtful service. Thanks for a wonderful dining experience. I'll be recommending your restaurant to my friends and colleagues!"
June 2017 by Emily A.
"Staff were very helpful and easy to work with, responsive to our needs and provided excellent service day-of. "
Your general menu information is required two (2) weeks prior to your event. A final guest count is required no later than three (3) days prior to the event. The final number of guests is not subject to reduction. Your final bill will reflect the guaranteed number plus any additions.
SPECIALTY CAKES & DESSERTS
We are happy to cut and serve specialty cakes or desserts provided by guests for a $3 per person cake cutting fee. In accordance with Health Department regulations, we will only serve food which has been prepared in facilities licensed by the Health Department.
WINE, BEER & LIQUOR
We offer a private bar for cocktails, wine & beer with an additional set-up fee of $150. Pre-ordering is required for all bottles of wine. A Private Dining Coordinator will suggest the quantity and the date that the wine order must be made by. If wine by the glass is preferred and the choice is not pre-selected, there will be a house red & white wine available. If wine is brought in for an event, a corkage fee of $20 per bottle will apply to all standard size bottles of wine and $40 per bottle for magnums.
Please discuss special requires for your event with the Private Dining Coordinator. We will do our very best to accommodate special requests and ensure that your event is handled with care.
Cutters can provide you with extension cords, an HDMI cable, and the use of our projector screen in the Bayroom. Please let your event manager know if they'll need to make arrangements to supply you with more equipment than listed above.
We are happy to assist you in obtaining additional items or supplies to compliment your function. Should rental fees apply, those fees will be added to your final bill. Pre-determination of billing procedure is necessary in order to complete equipment rental requests.
PARTY SIZE AND MENU PRE-SELECTION: Please note which party size pertains to your group.
EVENT TIMES: Event arrival and departure times are to be coordinated with the Private Dining Coordinator. Events which last longer than four (4) hours will be billed at a rate of $75 per hour for each additional hour.
FOOD & BEVERAGE MINIMUMS, TAXES & SERVICE CHARGES: All Food & Beverage minimums are required to be met before tax and service charges. For all events, we apply a 20% service charge, WA state sales tax and a Living Wage surcharge.
BILLING: At the conclusion of the event, the contact person will be provided with a single bill to be paid at the conclusion of the event or charged to the card on file. Pre-determination is required for billing arrangements.
CANCELLATION: Within five (5) business days of your event, you will be charged the full estimated amount contracted plus any charges for labor used and any costs incurred from outside services Cutters Crabhouse ordered at your request. Within two (2) weeks of your scheduled event, you will be charged the full food & beverage minimum of the Bayroom plus 20% service charge and taxes. If you cancel within four (4) months of your scheduled event (119 days or less), you will forfeit the deposit. If you decide to cancel your event four (4) months or more (120+ days) from your scheduled event, you will receive a full refund of your deposit.
We are happy to answer any questions and provide information about hosting your special event at Cutters. Have special requests? We can help coordinate. Make an inquiry or give us a call at (206) 285-5865.