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Provided by: Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern
Second Empire and Tavern

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Rentals included
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Banquet Hall/Restaurant

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 300 guests

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Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

330 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Description:

Located in the historic Dodd-Hinsdale House, the Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern is a very unique restaurant that celebrates American history and treasure. Beauty and grace define this establishment and it stands tall as one of the last remainders of the English style that once characterized every home in the area. the Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern features fourteen foot ceilings and bay windows that surround from every side and allow natural light to illuminate this special space. While the house retains its original exterior since it was established in 1871, the interior has since been refurbished to include more modern amenities and comfortable dining atmosphere. The Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern boasts several different wedding packages that are available for you to pick and choose. Each room seats different sized guest lists and features unique characteristics. For example the glassed atrium room seats 50 people and the Raleigh Room is surrounded by brick walls. Overall the entire restaurant seats 250 people. For a wedding at Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern, a more intimate guest list is preferred. Experience the true definition of Southern Hospitality when you walk into the Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern. Check out the venue's website for an extensive list of all that it has to offer and its amazing catering services.

Additional details

Service Options

Venue notes

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 $100 with reception rental or $500 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. Please note venue is closed Sunday and Monday.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- 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

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- Venue must approve all decorations

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Catering provided by venue

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 11:00PM

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- 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

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- Venue must approve all decorations

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Catering provided by venue

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 11:00PM

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Second Empire and Tavern

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Rentals included
Valet parking

STARTING AT $3,938 FOR 50 GUESTS

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