Compass Rose Restaurant

Northwest Florida



The Compass Rose Restaurant is an elegant and beautifully appointed venue overlooking Tom’s Bayou in Valparaiso, Florida. Large or small, your wedding will be perfectly hosted. If you are interested in integrating the beauty of the ocean and outdoors into your wedding ceremony, you can say “I do” on the patio overlooking the water. The patio offers stunning views and a gazebo for you to hold your ceremony under. With seating for up to 100 guests, you will celebrate your marriage surrounded by everyone you love. For your wedding reception, head inside to the Compass Rose Restaurant’s Dining Room. The Dining Room has ample room for all of your family and friends to eat, mingle, and dance! The decor is polished and inspired by the sea, with its brick and light blue walls and dark wooden accents. With mermaid ornamentation galore, the indoor reception will feel like you and your guests are celebrating on the beach. Compass Rose Restaurant’s event directors will work with you to customize every detail of your wedding, and will tailor your event to your specifications.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $1,200 for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. Outdoor patio can be added to reception rental for a fee of $300. Please inquire with venue for later event end times.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Compass Rose Restaurant is estimated at between $4,859 and $7,266 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Dance area

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:00PM