Francesca's Bryn Mawr - Edgewater




Nestled along the banks of Lake Michigan on West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Francesca’s Bryn Mawr - Edgewater rises from the Historic District of Chicago as a captivating space to share your vows. Positioned in the northern portion of downtown Chicago, this venue presents brides and grooms with an urban, upscale atmosphere as an ideal choice for a romantic and refined wedding and reception. A stately space to tie the knot, Francesca’s Bryn Mawr - Edgewater restaurant features an earthy menu, creative architecture, and tasteful decor that is sure to impress and delight your family and friends. No matter if you are planning a grand event or an intimate gathering, this venue ensures to take care of the details so you can relax, and enjoy your big day to the fullest. Imagine saying ‘I do’ surrounded by loved ones in a beautiful and inviting space. If you are dreaming of a sensational wedding and reception in the heart of the Windy City, consider Francesca’s Bryn Mawr - Edgewater for your special day.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 40 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 40 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 10:00AM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the ceremony and 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. Please note, the service/admin fee is at the client's discretion. Buyout FB min will fluctuate based on month, season, and availability. Please inquire with venue for a ceremony only wedding.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Francesca's Bryn Mawr - Edgewater is estimated at between $9,918 and $12,364 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Valet/shuttle service provided
Track light available

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
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 midnight