River Roast is a local riverside restaurant and wedding venue in Chicago, Illinois. This Chicagoland favorite offers couples with a modern and relaxed venue for their wedding reception. Suited for both formal and casual affairs, River Roast provides exceptional service and stunning venue space for every wedding style and season. Whether you’re planning an intimate dinner of 10 or a party of hundreds, River Roast will ensure your special day is unforgettable. They provide a fine dining experience but serve authentic regional pub fare, providing both comfort and luxury to your guests. There is no better place to celebrate “I do”.
Facilities and Capacity
River Roast offers six indoor and outdoor venue spaces for the wedding of all styles and sizes. The restaurant can seat approximately 1,000 guests in total, separating spaces to provide more intimate settings for dinner and dancing. The venue overlooks the Chicago River with views and reflections of the city’s skyline. Outside River Roast you may host your cocktail reception or intimate dinner on their private veranda and dock. All event spaces can be fully customized to suit your wedding day style, guest count, and visions.
River Roast offers the utmost professionalism and attention to detail when hosting wedding parties. The culinary and event staff will work with you one on one to plan a menu, a reception timeline, and visual elements that serve your overall plan. They offer fully custom meal options as well as premium bar service. Complimentary dance floor and beverage package upgrades are available for Sunday weddings. Services include:
- Four-course meal including an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert
- Hors d’oeuvres packages
- Snack and station options
- Complimentary votive candles and menu cards
- Open bar service
- Sparkling wine toast
- Wine service with dinner
- Custom wedding cake