Rooted within Lincoln Park on North Clark Street, Cafe Brauer presents brides and grooms a historic and stately setting to tie the knot in the heart of downtown Chicago. A highly sought after and prized location, this local landmark provides sensational backdrop for capturing the captivating photos you always dreamed of on your wedding day. Completed in 1908 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cafe Brauer features a blend of gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces to suit your unique nuptial needs. Imagine saying ‘I do’ in a floral garden or within a well-appointed banquet space. A romantic and regal location, this venue is sure to impress your wedding day guests and leave lasting memories in your heart. Whether you are planning a grand celebration with all your family and friends or an intimate gathering with your closest loved ones, Cafe Brauer makes the perfect place to share vows in style.
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 230 guests
Set up time can start at 2:00PM. Events must end by midnight.
The rental fee ranges from $2,000 to $8,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 7 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee is $3,000 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr.
The average wedding cost at Cafe Brauer is estimated at between $18,740 and $28,881 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Linens, silverware, glassware provided|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Full kitchen facilities|
|All food and beverage handled by venue|
|Food & beverage minimum|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|General liability insurance required|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Catering provided by venue|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be provided by venue|
|Music must end by midnight|