Welcome to Joya
JOYA offers a unique combination of a modern Silicon Valley ambiance and culinary creativity in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. The frequently changing pan-Latin menu features tapas and entrees, and has been recognized with several Michelin guide recommendations. JOYA is also Palo Alto's best venue for hosting private events in unmatched comfort and style. Options range from a private owner's loft with your own exclusive service staff, to a spacious and well-appointed lounge for cocktail parties. Event capacities are from 8 guests to over 200.
JOYA is located at 339 University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto. Free parking is located directly behind the restaurant.
Location & HoursGet Directions to Joya via Google Maps
Reopening January 21, 2022 !
Initially open for Dinner service only
Wednesday: 4 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday - Saturday: 4 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday: 4 PM - 9:30 PM
Free parking is located directly behind JOYA in the multi-level city parking garage.
Events Layout Overview
Layouts shown to the right are sample layouts; the Joya restaurant space is very flexible. Our Private Events Manager will be delighted to describe all the options for you.
Among the many Private Events options are:
- Combining Divisions A, B, and/or C for larger events
- Lounge Cocktail Party (with either low or high tables)
- VIP Room within the Lounge
- Private Dining Room with A/V Facilities
- Exclusive Loft Above the Restaurant with Dedicated Service Staff
- Full Restaurant Buy-Out with Live Music
Joya offers a selection of banquet menu packages for ease of menu planning.
Restaurant Division A
Seating Capacity: 25
Restaurant Division B
Seating Capacity: 50
Restaurant Division C
Seating Capacity: 30
Private Dining Room
Seating Capacity: 12
The Tapas Lounge/Lounge Niche
Cocktail Reception Capacity: 75
Seating Capacity: 55
Located within the Tapas Lounge
Join Our Team
We’d love to have you join our team! Please use the form below to apply. Feel free to send in your resume even if you don't see the position you're looking for listed.
Send us a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. You can also reach us by phone at (650) 853-9800.
Looking forward to hearing from you!