Saranello’s Restaurant




Only 20 minutes from Chicago’s iconic lakefront, Saranello’s Ristorante Italiano gives your wedding a simple and sophisticated atmosphere to celebrate your special day. Pairing modern luxury with rustic warmth, Saranello’s will make your wedding festivities memorable. After your beautiful nuptials, guests are greeted with warm Italian hospitality in the form of two-story windows, elegant draperies, chocolate and silver decor and two contemporary bars. Your reception unfolds in the expansive banquet room, featuring rough-hewn cedar columns towering above your soiree. Guests dine on natural reclaimed wood tables, surrounded by warm dark woods, exposed brick and beams and subtle filament lighting casting a romantic glow on the party. The rustic Italian fare makes everyone feel at home, and after a delicious meal, dancing and celebrating continue long into the night. Saranello’s provides a stunning platform to begin your new life!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $200.
The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time.
A refundable security deposit of 25% of the estimated food and beverage minimum is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Saranello’s Restaurant is estimated at between $12,144 and $22,651 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Complimentary suite at Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM
Valet is optional for $200 per event