Guaymas Engagement Dinner
Just wanted to give back to this great site for all the help you've given me even though it's been quite a while since our event.
We hosted a small engagement dinner for our son and fiancée on a Saturday evening last October at Guaymas in Tiburon. It was a big success.
Mariana was very helpful in arranging for us to have the private dining room off the upper deck. What a setting and view! Even though we didn't really have enough people to meet the steep minimum for the room, I asked her to accommodate us because we really wanted to have a private room. I'm so glad I asked. Another advantage is that there is a little bar upstairs, so you don't have to wait forever for your drinks.
I was able to select a menu of shared appetizers which we passed around. They were all delicious. We then all ordered our own entrees. The table was nicely decorated with brightly colored napkins and placemats which made it very festive.
The only slip up was that the table wasn't ready even though we arrived 10 min. late. Even though Mariana said she arranged everything in advance, they didn't seem to be aware that there was an event at our start time. So, I would suggest that you call the day of your event if Mariana isn't on duty that day.
Fortunately, everyone else was late, too, and the upstairs manager, whose name I have forgotten, was really great and scrambled everyone to set up quickly. It worked out very well and a great time was had by all. Everyone raved over the room, the setting and the food. It may not be up there with the top Mexican restaurants, but it was just perfect for this occasion: Elegant, festive, good food and great service. I would do it all over again.