River Roast




River Roast in Chicago is a handsome venue to host your wedding celebration. Its location right on the Chicago River offers unique and dramatic views of the Chicago city scene. The interior of River Roast provides an inviting atmosphere for your guests. Raw bricks, tall ceilings, stunning natural light from large windows, and industrial accents create a hip, warm vibe. With additional wedding décor the space can truly come to life, flowers and candles alone will add to the interior romance of this venue’s dining area. Beyond the charmed aesthetics of the River Roast, its culinary talents aid in a master wedding celebration. Executive Chef John Hogan and James Beard award winning Tony Mantuano have an extensive wedding menu. From drinks to dessert your guests will relish in the satisfying and soul-warming options the pair bring to your celebration. For those looking for a warm environment, amazing food, and an open floor for a night of dancing, look no further than Chicago’s River Roast.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ocean/Waterfront View


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 230 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 230 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 2 hours prior to start of event but can be flexible depending on availability. 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 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $2,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr.





Amenities Included

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

Special 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