River Roast

Six spaces, each paying tribute to our historical landmark building overlooking the Chicago River

315 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60654


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.

Services Offered

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

At A Glance

Venue Type
Ceremony, City, Historic Locations, Rehearsal Dinner, Restaurants, Waterfront
Venue Style
Spaces Available:
Max Guests:
Ceremony Site:
Indoor Only
Reception Site:
Indoor Only
Catering Options:
On-site Catering
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?
The River Roast Private Events Team

With a sumptuous menu created by Executive Chef, Cedric Harden, Riverside Roast specializes in serving contemporary American dishes with a focus on elegantly delectable presentations. From the four-hour brunch option to the full three-course Royalist menu, there is a range of customizable dining packages to choose from. Popular dishes include slow-roasted pork loin, the signature chicken breast, and Jake Melnick’s famous wings. Whatever your palate, expert culinary staff will work with you one-to-one to construct a full menu that meet your needs. Whether you are looking for the wedding cake of your dreams or an array of late-night snacks, they are here to help. There is also a full bar selection and service staff are on-hand to make sure empty plates are cleared and champagne glasses are kept full.


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