Formento's Chicago




Located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, Formento’s Chicago is the newest brainchild from the proprietors of The Bristol and Bolina. A fresh take on the classic 1950s East Coast Italian eatery, Formento’s Chicago offers a modern and romantic setting for your nuptials. Choose from a dimly lit, more intimate dining area complete with long banquet tables and stacked stone archways, or rejoice in a larger reception room with rich red drapery and a bevy of tables that surround the dance floor. Whether you choose to have a small celebration with your nearest and dearest, or invite all those who have a played a role in your journey to the altar, Formento’s Chicago offers a personalized approach to planning the wedding day of your dreams. From selecting a menu with their culinary team, to finding the right space within the venue to fit your party’s needs, it will all come to together with ease at Formento’s Chicago.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 120 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Set up begins one hour prior to start of event. Events must end by 12:30AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $200 for ceremony and reception and includes 7 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. A food and beverage minimum applies to all events. The fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $1,700 to $3,700.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Formento's Chicago is estimated at between $8,090 and $19,133 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
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
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special 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 outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 12:30AM