Private Events

Ara’s Seafood & Steaks is the Southside’s newest and most elegant Banquet venue. Our Banquet Room accommodates up to 125 guests, and is the ideal location for weddings, birthday, quinceneara or anniversary parties, bridal or baby showers, social events, and club or association meetings. The Banquet Room can be arranged theater style or with individual table arrangements to your preference.

We are passionate about providing a truly memorable experience for you and your guests. Our Executive Chef will assist you with creating a menu that caters to your budget.

The Banquet Room is equipped with state-of- the- art audiovisual equipment for any type of event, private restrooms and bar. Be sure to ask about our DJ, karaoke, photography and event decorating services.

Ara’s Boardroom seats up to 12 guests for Board and professional meetings, birthday parties, and private dinners or luncheons.

Call us to reserve Ara’s Banquet or Boardroom for your next event at 361-334-2172.

Deposits and Cancellations:

A deposit and signed contract must be submitted to secure your function. A deposit of 20% of projected cost is required to reserve any event space. This deposit will apply toward your event upon completion. All cancellations must be made at least 72 hours before your scheduled function or you will forfit your deposit.


Ara’s requests a guaranteed number of guests at least 72 hours prior to your function.

Chef Requests:

If you or any of your guests have any special menu requests, allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us prior to your event and we will be happy to accommodate your requests.

Randy N Cris Villareal recommends Ara's Seafood & Steaks: "I hosted a bridal shower for our daughter in one of the banquet rooms. The food & drinks were amazing! The service was the best! They were very accommodating & gave us plenty of time to decorate. We have received so many compliments regarding the food, drinks & the venue."

Contact Info

6917 S Staples St, Ste 104 Corpus Christi, TX 78413

Phone: (361) 334-2172
  • Closed Monday & Tuesday for Private Events
  • Wednesday & Thursday: 5pm to 9pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 5pm to 10pm
  • Sunday Brunch: 10am to 2pm
  • Valentine’s Day: 4pm to 10pm

Ara’s Seafood and Steaks serves the freshest, locally sustainable menu in Corpus Christi. Fowl, beef, pork and vegetables are sourced from Texas ranches and farms. Fresh fish and shellfish are obtained from local commercial fishermen and shrimpers. Our wine and cocktail selection includes the best wines and top shelf liquors in our full bar. For celebrations, Ara’s Banquet Room and Board Room are the newest and most stylish event venues in Southside Corpus Christi and accommodates up to 125 guests.

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