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River Roast

Venue highlights

2x award winner
Rentals included
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Ocean/Waterfront View, City/Skyline View, Outdoor, Modern

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 230 guests

Style - Build Copy 5Created with Sketch.

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor

Location:

315 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Awards:

Best wedding venues 2016Best wedding venues 2020

Description:

River Roast is a waterfront restaurant wedding reception venue located in Chicago, Illinois. Nestled within the downtown area with views overlooking the glistening Chicago river, this lively social house exudes both style and comfort. Specializing in handcrafted tavern-inspired American cuisine, it is the ideal location for you and your guests to sit down for an unforgettable meal.

 

Facilities and Capacity

 

Situated within the historic Reid and Murdoch building, this spacious location has six different indoor and outdoor venues for you to choose from. From intimate gatherings with your nearest and dearest to tremendous gatherings of up to 1,000 guests, there’s room for everyone. Depending on your needs, stylistic approach, and time of year, these spaces can also be customized to create separate areas for dining and dancing. For smaller get-togethers, there is also a secluded veranda and dock available for you to host private cocktail receptions or dinners.

 

Services Offered

 

Be it formal or casual celebrations, the talented staff at River Roast is committed to helping every couple realize their own unique vision. Dedicated to exceptional service, this team has an impeccable eye for detail when it comes to planning weddings. With a wealth of event planning experience, they will help you craft a complete reception timeline to make sure your special day runs smoothly. From designing the perfect seating plan to providing audio-visual equipment, they strive to make your day as stress-free as possible. Their range of services include:

 

Event planning

Wedding decor

Setup and cleanup

Dance floor setup

Valet parking

Cuisine

 

With a sumptuous menu created by Executive Chef, Cedric Harden, Riverside Roast specializes in serving contemporary American dishes with a focus on elegantly delectable presentations. From the four-hour brunch option to the full three-course Royalist menu, there is a range of customizable dining packages to choose from. Popular dishes include slow-roasted pork loin, the signature chicken breast, and Jake Melnick’s famous wings. Whatever your palate, expert culinary staff will work with you one-to-one to construct a full menu that meet your needs. Whether you are looking for the wedding cake of your dreams or an array of late-night snacks, they are here to help. There is also a full bar selection and service staff are on-hand to make sure empty plates are cleared and champagne glasses are kept full.

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 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $2,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $750/hr.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- Champagne toast

- Full kitchen facilities

- Valet or public parking for a fee

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- Valet parking or shuttle service required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Catering provided by venue

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 1:00AM

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- Champagne toast

- Full kitchen facilities

- Valet or public parking for a fee

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- Valet parking or shuttle service required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Catering provided by venue

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 1:00AM

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River Roast

Venue Highlights

2x award winner
Rentals included
Valet parking

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