If you are on the lookout for a private dining space for a group, we can help. Sometimes it could be a family get-together for a birthday, a shower or any kind of celebration. Other times you may need a meeting space with food for a group or club. Celebrating a Spartan graduation for a MSU student? These locations are conveniently located within minutes of the East Lansing campus. Greater Lansing has plenty of options for everything from intimate private rooms to larger groups. From groups of five to fifty people, there's the perfect space to be found.

Here's a list of ten places to start.

Located in a former historic railroad station, Bobcat Bonnie's offers two separate private dining options. Choose from the dining space upstairs for a maximum of 18 people or rent out the Train Car for a maximum of 20 people.

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With five well-appointed private dining rooms, your options include:
The Gallery - up to 36 seated guests or 50 standing at cocktail tables.
The Chamber - small private dining room, holding up to 18 guests.
The Cellar - perfect for an intimate gathering up to 14 guests.
The Four Seasons Room - good for small to medium sized events, seating 10-30 guests with optional patio access.
The Vine at Prime - modern and sophisticated, yet comfortable and inviting and can accommodate parties of 20-85 seated, 85 set for audio-visual presentations, and 125 for standing cocktail receptions.

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Providing seating for 10-42 people with special menu options and excellent service. Choose from:
The Napa Room - Seats 10 - Warm and home-y
The Tuscan Room- Seats 14 - Elegant dining room w/ fireplace
The Leelanau Patio- Seats 30- Indoor comforts with an outdoor atmosphere. Enjoy fresh air and natural lighting on our 4-season patio.

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With a full bar, attentive staff, PA system, elevator access, and customizable seating arrangements, HopCat East Lansing's upper level can provide all the amenities you need for a successful private party.

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Great food, craft beer and multiple options for groups of all sizes.
The Stockroom - home to live music, branded events, and weekly trivia.
The Stockhouse - accommodates 50 to 240 people with its own bar and bar staff.
The Brewer's Meeting Room - a great private space for up to 44 guests and is steeped in history with a great view of the patio!

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There are several options for booking spaces at Lansing Shuffle - from booking the entire property, to their private lounge THE BOARDROOM, to reserving their Chef’s Tables. Plus the options for food are plentiful. Any of the seven restaurants located at the Shuffle are ready to serve you and your group.

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Private rooms are available for meetings, parties, and events of all types and can host up to 140 with indoor and outdoor capabilities. The upstairs patio offers scenic views of the Red Cedar River and the Lansing River Trail..

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Offering multiple private meeting spaces for 1-125 people.
Large Heated patio for outdoor reception or banquet style event up to 125.
Two private indoor rooms that to accommodate receptions, meetings, and events for up to 125. Both rooms offer privacy blinds with the smaller room offering AV and TV for 2-50 person meetings

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Sidecar offers a private room for meetings, events, or parties and can accommodate up to 54 people. Includes AV and TV for presentation software.

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For even MORE options, check out our group dining pages here.

The vision of Choose Lansing is to inspire everyone to celebrate and love Greater Lansing as much as we do! Which goes hand in hand with our mission, to positively impact our community’s quality of life by developing the region as a visitor destination. What that boils down to is we want you to love Greater Lansing just like we do.

Choose Lansing and plan on something Greater!


Photo Credits: Choose Lansing, Capital Prime, Dusty's Cellar, HopCat East Lansing, Old Bag of Nails Pub, One North Kitchen & Bar, Sidecar Slider Bar, The State Room.