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Private Dining in Apalachicola

Celebrations Big & Small

When the moment calls for a celebration – be it a bachelor weekend, a birthday party, or a baby shower – the Franklin Café serves up a setting as authentic as its menu. We invite you to mark your milestone moment with us. We’ll make sure it’s one that will be long remembered, just as we’ve done since 1907.

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Main Dining Room

From bridal luncheons to birthday parties and rehearsal dinners, our Main Dining Room is a backdrop befitting life’s most cherished occasions.

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Porches & Patio

Our breezy wrap-around porches and brick patio offer the perfect backdrop for a casual lunch or dinner.

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Parlor Bar

Perfect for an informal luncheon or cocktail party, our Parlor Bar is an Apalachicola icon - as warm and inviting as it was on the day it opened back in 1907.

Capacity Chart



Main Dining Room

Seated: 75 | Standing: 100 1,140

Café Porch

Seated: 55 | Standing: 75 900

Brick Patio

Seated: 50 | Standing: 70 1,200

Parlor Bar

Seated: 40 | Standing: 50 621

Services & Amenities

For Private Events

  • Onsite catering
  • Event planning
  • Parking
  • Hotel Room Blocks