Exclusive Private Event Restaurant: The Ainsworth in Hoboken

When you think of a restaurant, you usually picture it full of people. But what if you could have a restaurant experience where you’re not just another customer but the focus? If you’re looking to host a private event at a restaurant in NJ, we offer a variety of private dining options designed to cater to your birthdays, graduations, and any other special events.

Events at The Ainsworth

When you host a private event at The Ainsworth, you’re not just booking a venue, but a lasting memory. Whether you’re creating an intimate engagement party or watching the latest game, The Ainsworth is the perfect setting. The dramatic New York skyline view across the river alone is enough to make any occasion feel like a five-star event. Our space is flexible, so whether you need the whole restaurant, a section, or just a quiet table, we’ve got you covered.

Our experienced events team can tailor every detail to your liking so we can bring your vision to life. Our Hoboken location offers varied and delicious catering options, so you can have your pick of the high-quality, mouth-watering food and drinks you know and love. With a variety of venues to choose from, we can assure you all the privacy you need – so you and your guests can feel like the only people in the restaurant.

Our Venues

When choosing a venue, it all depends on your guest list. Depending on how many people you plan to invite, you can choose the right fit from our four main venue options. 

The Front Cocktail Area, which features garage-style windows providing a fantastic view of the river and can fit 25 standing or eight seated guests. 

In the Main Dining Room, centrally located tables are ideal for seated dining, accommodating up to 75 guests – or 150 if you prefer standing. 

The Back Bar Lounge, our private bar, is perfect for happy hours and networking events, with a capacity of 70 standing or 28 seated guests. 


The Private Dining Room provides a cozy ambiance for more intimate gatherings, catering to 20 standing or 14 seated guests. Whether you are looking for a space to hold your entire football fan club or an intimate space to celebrate a milestone, The Ainsworth has room for the occasion.

Food & Drink Packages

Now, onto the exciting stuff: the food! We offer many different catering packages. Whether you want the bar open or cash only, we’ll make sure the drinks keep flowing. Our wine list is extensive, rivaling many top event venues in NJ, so we know you will find a bottle or two that your guests will enjoy.

We have stationary platter options for events of ten or more people, making feeding the crowds simple and fuss-free. We also offer full sit-down menu options for dinner and brunch, depending on the event and time of day. With all your favorite The Ainsworth Hoboken menu classics – including potato nachos, crispy tenders, artichoke dip, and more – picking out the menu is sure to be a treat. Our sophisticated American fusion food has something to please every palate, and we’re happy to cater to guests with special dietary requirements.

The Ainsworth: The Best Private Event Restaurant