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A1A Ale Works

Saint Augustine, FL View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
98 reviews
$11k - $13k For 100 Guests
Up to 100 guests

About

$11k - $13k For 100 Guests
Up to 100 guests

A1A Ale Works is a historic wedding venue located in St. Augustine, Florida. The luxury venue is connected to a local seafood restaurant specializing in fresh, delicious cuisine served in elegant and welcoming dining rooms. Couples who delight in this culinary style will love the convenience of having an in-house kitchen to cook and serve their reception feast.

Facilities and Capacity

A1A Ale Works boasts two private banquet halls ideal for romantic wedding receptions. Couples can enjoy a night of fine dining and dancing in the sophisticated Bayview Room with its crystal chandeliers and stunning views of Matanzas Bay and Bridge of Lions. The ballroom can comfortably seat up to 110 guests for the celebrations. An abundance of natural light and architectural details will be a talking point amongst guests for years to come. The second event space is more ideally suited for intimate affairs of up to 60 people. Nestled in the Historic Lightner Museum's courtyard, the Sala Menendez Room exudes a charming and tranquil atmosphere. Twelve-foot ceilings, tropical flowers, and a koi pond produce a graceful backdrop to the special occasion.

Services Offered

Perfect for hosting engagement parties, showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions, A1A Ale Works offers a relaxing and memorable setting. Professional staff is on-call to manage everything, with services that include setting up and cleaning up, allowing couples the freedom to spend more time with loved ones. Event items such as tables, Chiavari chairs, linens, sophisticated decor, and more are also available to complement the event.

Cuisine

This charming venue is home to a seafood restaurant and taproom, supplying event catering and bar services to in-house events. During cocktail hour, guests can tuck into tasty hors d’oeuvres like Caprese skewers, bacon-wrapped scallops, and coconut-crusted chicken tenders. For the reception, the kitchen offers various dining packages for stations, seated, and buffet menus. Menus are fully customized to accommodate dietary requirements, with alternatives available for gluten-free and vegan diets.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

100

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

98 Reviews

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Rated
4.9
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Recommended by 98% of couples
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  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.9 out of 5

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    Fran S. Getting married on 03/03/2023
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    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
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    Wendy L. Married on 06/01/2021
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    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.

Awards

  • 98
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

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

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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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Map

1 King Street, Suite 101 Saint Augustine, FL, 32084
904-829-2977
904-829-2977
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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 94% 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.

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