A1A Ale Works

1 King Street, Suite 101, Saint Augustine, FL 32084 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About A1A Ale Works

A1A Ale Works is a historic wedding venue located in St. Augustine, Florida. The event spaces are part of a premier seafood restaurant that specializes in fresh, delectable menu options and offers an elegant atmosphere for its guests. Due to its restaurant attachment, the venue provides full-service catering to both of its event spaces for the convenience of those celebrating.

Facilities and Capacity

A1A Ale Works features two private banquet rooms where you are welcome to host your big day. The luxurious Bayview Room boasts crystal chandeliers and large windows that show off Matanzas Bay and Bridge of Lions. The space’s picturesque views and romantic setting will keep up to 110 of your closest friends and family talking for years to come. Another option for your celebration is the Sala Menendez Room. Set in the courtyard of the Historic Lightner Museum, the event space offers a charming atmosphere for any occasion. The 12-foot ceilings, tropical gardens, and tranquil koi pond offer a graceful backdrop for special days. When celebrating in this intimate courtyard, you can dine, dance, and converse with up to 60 loved ones.

Services Offered

Whether you’re hosting your engagement party, shower, rehearsal dinner, or ceremony and reception, A1A Ale Works offers a relaxing, memorable setting. To alleviate stress leading up to and on the big day, the venue’s attentive team offers a variety of services. They will be there to set up and clean up your celebration, allowing you to spend more time with your nearest and dearest. Event items such as tables, Chiavari chairs, linens, sophisticated decor, and more will be supplied. For the convenience of you and your guests, Wi-Fi is also available.


Cuisine

This charming venue is also home to a restaurant and taproom which you can avail of for a delicious, seamless reception meal. While sipping your favorite beverage during your cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres such as Caprese skewers, bacon-wrapped scallops, and coconut-crusted chicken tenders can be served. For the main meal, you can choose from a variety of station options, including seafood, prime rib, and pasta dishes. If you’d prefer plated meals, entrées like filet mignon, seared Mahi Mahi, and mojito-grilled chicken can be prepared. Buffet options featuring tasty, regional cuisines like shrimp and grits and Jamaican jerk chicken are also available. The culinary team also has gluten-free and vegan packages for those with dietary restrictions to enjoy.

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97 Reviews for A1A Ale Works

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Fran S. · Getting married on 03/03/2023

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    see attached note

    Hartmann/Strickland Rehearsal Lunch
    Hi Barb,
    Just want to thank you again for all your help on March 26th. The room was lovely and the food was great! You and your staff were very kind and helpful.
    Sincerely,
    Fran Strickland

    Sent on 04/03/2021
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    Wendy L. · Married on 06/01/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Helped me with the plans for my event.

    Working with Barbara Herman made things go smooth for me. The night of the event the staff was very pleasant and went out of their way to make sure everything was there that we needed.

    Sent on 01/22/2020

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A1A Ale Works Pricing

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Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$7,614 - $12,227
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Engagement Party
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Wifi
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

A1A Ale Works FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Historic Building
    Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Deron L Baker Wedding Musicians

    Thanks guys!! Can not say one bad thing about A1A Ale Works!!!

  • ProShow Disc Jockey Service Wedding DJs

    Terrific to work with! I have enjoyed working with the staff from A1A at both of their banquet rooms. The experience is always great for me an the client! Delicious food, friendly professional service and always a great place to hold a wedding reception or special event for a group of 100 or less. I can't say enough about A1A Ale Works Catering!

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  • 1 King Street, Suite 101 Saint Augustine, FL, 32084 See on map
    904-829-2977 (Phone number)
    9048292977 (Other Phone Number)
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A1A Ale Works frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at A1A Ale Works?

A1A Ale Works includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Tables

At A1A Ale Works, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

A1A Ale Works includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:

  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)

At A1A Ale Works, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at A1A Ale Works includes:

  • Bartender(s)
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink

What are the most important characteristics of A1A Ale Works in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by A1A Ale Works for wedding events is known for:

  • Ballroom
  • Historic Building
  • Restaurant

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at A1A Ale Works for wedding events?

A1A Ale Works offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does A1A Ale Works offer?

A1A Ale Works offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does A1A Ale Works offer for wedding events?

A1A Ale Works offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Wifi

What percentage of users recommend A1A Ale Works and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

A1A Ale Works is recommended by 95% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism and 4.8 in value.