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About Branches Catering

Perfect On & Off-Site Catered Affairs, Beach and Winery

Branches is a West Long Beach-based classic ballroom wedding venue owned and operated by Branches Catering. It is located just minutes from the Jersey Shore, offering the perfect spot for couples who love beaches and nautical themes. From start to finish, Branches will be by your side every step of the way.

Facilities and Capacity
Majestic iron gates will welcome guests to the beautiful property. For an outdoor ceremony, Branches offers space in their Waterfall Garden. The ballroom is adorned with chandeliers, decorative carpeting and a wooden dance floor. This 40,000-square-foot wedding venue is able to host up to 400 people.

Services Offered
Branches allows couples to design their own wedding package. After all, they are devoted to creating a wedding that is just as unique as you. The staff will also help you every step of the way. To plan an unforgettable night, they offer:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting and sound
  • Seasonal coat check

Branches Catering welcomes custom menus. Their serving styles include buffet, plated meals, stations and hors d’oeuvres. They are able to accommodate dietary requests, including gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free meals. Personalized catering and bar services include:

  • Servers
  • Dessert
  • Wedding cake
  • Tastings
  • Printed menu
  • Champagne toast
  • Open bar
  • Bartenders
  • Children’s meal
  • Coffee and tea service

Other Facilities
Before the ceremony, you and your wedding party can relax and prepare in private rooms. The wedding suite has a large vanity, sitting area and private restroom. Additional facilities include parking lot, valet parking and wheelchair access.

Other Services
Branches Catering is happy to accommodate your wedding-related celebrations. These special events include:

  • Bridal shower
  • Engagement party
  • Ceremony
  • Reception

This ballroom wedding venue was founded in 2002. The facility was formerly the Landmark Squire’s Pub for 30 years.

Branches is only 15 minutes from Long Branch Beach. It is 20 minutes from PNC Bank Arts Center, 34 minutes from Starland Ballroom and 10 minutes from Monmouth Mall. Newark Liberty International Airport is 50 minutes away and Manhattan is 74 minutes away.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Northern New Jersey

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We booked Branches for their venue and catering in West Long Branch. I need to start off my review with saying that Monica and Robbie literally saved our wedding day. We had some hiccups along the way but once I had my new all star team with Monica and Robbie - they really pulled out all the stops to make the day perfect. I'm not sure how he pulled it off but Robbie promised me no rain and was able to pull in a favor with the weather gods to make sure it was a beautiful day. Their team was super attentive to our needs all night long. The food... serious hats off to the chef! I have never been to a wedding where people complimented the food so much. Two weeks later and people are still talking about it. Unintentionally the floorplan had a few high top tables in the bar area and guests complimented how there was so much space for the children at our wedding to run around in that area and play without getting in the way of the other guests (highly recommend this for others with kids at their wedding!) It made me as the bride so happy to know my guests were so happy. I wish I had the chance to work with Monica from the beginning because she has the right amount of sass to keep up with me and has this presence to put all your nervous energy aside and keeping you smiling. Call her and BOOK HER!

Profile Picture Heather, 10/14/17, 8 Reviews
Category: Catering, Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Event Planning, Liability Insurance, Set Up, Parking, Wheelchair Access, Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Uncovered Outdoor, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

Michael and I are elated that we chose Branches as our wedding venue! When you first drive up the venue doesn’t look that big, but once you’re inside the sprawling ranch flow is unique and welcomed! The space is clean, and odor free with different areas for smoking placed strategically around the outside of the building. All my guests RAVED about the food and drinks. Monica set up my different DIY projects so well that people were complimenting the venue on them… thinking it was their props! Everyone had plenty of space to sit and mingle, and they even had some cornstalks and pumpkins to add to my rustic theme. Joe, our Maître D, was AMAZING; he kept the liquor coming and made sure that my husband, our parents, and me never had a want or care the whole night. Overall, we had an interesting journey with Branches, but we wouldn’t change it for the world! We originally booked our wedding venue in 2015 with Holly. Our wedding date was 10/07/2017; clearly, we had some time before we had to plan anything. From when we booked, we worked with Holly, Mayra, and then Monica. Now most brides would consider that problematic, but it wasn’t! Holly set up the groundwork, Mayra met with me in late 2016 to introduce herself, and to fill in the timeline of when they needed the little nuance details. When Mayra went on maternity leave, she left me in Monica’s capable hands. Monica met with us a week before to go over the final preparation of the day, we met Joe, and we were able to drop off a majority of our supplies. She then met with my mom and I the Thursday before to allow us to finish prepping the centerpieces. On my wedding day itself Branches was transformed!! I know it sounds cliché… but I consider the whole group of them extended family. The next day, we were even invited back for a Beer Garden Brunch! Thank you all SO much for assisting in making our dream wedding come true! We promise to come back and visit and will forever highly recommend you!

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Profile Picture Brittani, 10/7/17, 10 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Chair Covers, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Parking, Wheelchair Access, Bridal Suite, Cake, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting/Sound, Set Up, Barware, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

There was a bump in the road concerning my date but overall we had a good experience and I would recommend
Branches. The food is ah-mazing! Mayra and her team were very accommodating and helpful. I would not have been able to do it without them.

Profile Picture Jennifer, 8/19/17, 4 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Bridal Suite, Cake, Clean Up, Event Planning, Liability Insurance, Lighting/Sound, Set Up, Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Wheelchair Access, Uncovered Outdoor, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables

Branches Catering Pricing

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $750.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $750.00
Reception Site Fee
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Planning
Set Up
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Catering Prices Include:
Cake Cutting
Wedding Cake

Branches Catering FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
Guest Minimum
Event Spaces
Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Winery
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Planning
Event Rentals
Liability Insurance
Set Up
All Inclusive Packages
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Wireless Internet
Audio Equipment
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Tent Accessories
Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Chocolate Fountain
Wheelchair Access

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Professional Network & Endorsements

Conveniently located by the shore.. Branches has a true artistic feel when finding the perfect location for those newlywed photos. Their gourmet display and unbeatable service is a must for your reception. They’re very accommodating and you're guaranteed a positive environment from start to finish.

You can't do better than having Branches Catering cater your event. We have seen them in action at Laurita Winery as well as some weddings and we were impressed by the food, the staff and the service.


John and his team are truly amazing...

I love this place! Thats why I had my own wedding here!



123 Monmouth Road, West Long Branch, NJ 07764   See On Map
732-542-5050 (phone)