La Sorella Di Francesca




The Francesca's philosophy of good, simple cooking, served in a casually sophisticated dining atmosphere is one that is proudly carried over to wedding events. This Chicago-based restaurant group offers classic Italian favorites in an ambiance of sophisticated comfort. La Sorella is located in the old city hall at 18 West Jefferson Avenue in a beautiful greystone building featuring two enormous arched windows. The restaurant has dining rooms on two floors, each with gorgeous, intricately crafted, antique bars providing the focal point of a lively, inviting atmosphere for your guests. The second floor, with it’s main dining area and smaller private dining room is perfect for your private reception. Additionally, outdoor dining is available, fountain-side, on the charming flower-filled patio. Relish in your wedding celebration at La Sorella Di Francesca at let the flavors of the delicious cuisine combine with the flavors of your love.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 75 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:30PM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the ceremony or reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 3 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged, please inquire with venue for more details. Please note, gratuity is at the client's discretion. Inquire with venue for buyout pricing and details. There is a 20 guest count minimum applied to Sunday and weekday events only.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at La Sorella Di Francesca is estimated at between $2,057 and $7,720 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking
Dance area included

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 11:30PM
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