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John Wright Restaurant

Wrightsville, PA View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
51 reviews
$10k - $12k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

About

$10k - $12k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

Located in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, John Wright Restaurant is a wedding restaurant venue nestled on the banks of the Susquehanna River. While situated within a renovated red brick warehouse, the event space is welcoming with its charming decor and rustic features. By mixing traditional and contemporary decor, the restaurant creates an appealing backdrop for special occasions, ensuring that weddings are stylish and chic. Aided by a team of culinary specialists, couples are sure to experience a truly memorable day.

Facilities and Capacity
John Wright Restaurant can accommodate up to 100 guests for wedding ceremonies and receptions with indoor and outdoor event spaces available. Soon-to-be newlyweds can begin their big day in the restaurant’s wedding suite, outfitted with mirrors and luxurious lounge furniture. For the ceremony, couples can make their vows on the manicured lawn overlooking the river or atop the rooftop patio adjacent to the banquet hall. Moving inside, The River Room is the featured wedding event space on-site, boasting large expansive windows and characteristics reminiscent of the industrial era. Exposed pipes run along with the ceilings, and pillars draped in romantic string lights punctuate the floor space. The banquet hall lights up as night falls, creating a magical ambience and a picture-perfect setting for first dances. Complete with a fine dining experience and excellent bar service, the restaurant specializes in creating beautiful, high-quality wedding moments.

Services Offered
John Wright Restaurant offers all-inclusive wedding venue rental and catering packages for couples preparing for their big day. Beginning with consultations to-be-weds will meet with the in-house event coordinator to discuss every detail, from menu creation to timelines. All packages include tables, chairs, linens, dinnerware, and comprehensive floor plans. Menus are fully customizable, offering gourmet buffets, seated, and station-style options, and couples can sample their feast with a pre-wedding tasting session. Additional services such as professional bartending, cake cutting, extra decorating hours, and complete setup and teardown are available for a hassle-free experience. Outside vendor recommendations are also included.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$30

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Restaurant
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
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
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December

51 Reviews

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Rated
4.8
out of 5.0
Recommended by 96% of couples
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    Rating 4.8 out of 5
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  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.9 out of 5

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    Jacque Married on 08/24/2019
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    Simply amazing!

    The most amazing staff. Punctual and progressional. They made our day simply breathtaking.
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    Cindy B. Married on 08/10/2019
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    Everything I could have asked for

    Some time ago we stumbled across JWR setting up for a wedding. We ended up falling in love with the view and how beautiful everything looked so we booked them for our wedding ceremony (lawn) and reception (River Room). My wedding day was absolutely perfect. I cannot say enough good things about Molly, who managed our event. They were everything a bride could ask for; friendly, accommodating, fast to respond, and reassuring. They provided a Day of Coordinator, Cody, who took care of anything I might have worried about before I even noticed there was something to worry over. I cannot recommend them enough.
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    Jenna Married on 09/29/2018
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    I don’t even know where to start! John Wright was the absolute perfect venue for our wedding in every way! We worked with Molly and she was timely and professional from day 1. She provided us accurate and detailed information and always made time for us. She was extremely timely with email responses and continuously went above and beyond for us. She is also a lot of fun to work with and is very sweet! She provided follow up to us to help keep us on track and worked hard with us to accommodate dietary restrictions on our guest list and make sure our seating chart was great. She was also very organized at the rehersal and helped it go easy and smoothly! On the day of our wedding we got to work Molly and also got to work with Cody. Cody was also great- he was absolutely everywhere and took care of everything we needed! He checked in, and allowed us to ask questions. He was a true professional. The whole team and staff was incredibly professional and made the day seamless. The venue itself is also gorgeous!! We couldn’t be happier- it was everything we hoped. We were able to get married with the river behind us, and during the reception, the event space was gorgeous and our guests also had access to a patio that overlooked the river. I cannot day enough good things and would highly highly recommend this venue! Great for ceremony and reception or just a reception!

    John Wright Restaurant's reply:

    We are still in love with your day and how everything came together!! Our job is that much easier when you have an amazing couple who start as clients and are friends at the end of this crazy process. Thank you for trusting me with your special day and allowing John Wright to be the location.

Awards

  • 51
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Matt & Jill
    24 photos · 12/14/2019

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Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements
FX Photo Booths, LLC FX Photo Booths, LLC Photo Booths

Uniquely beautiful venue and location! Excellent food! Pleasant, helpful and accommodating staff which were great to work with. Awesome view of the Susquehanna River for ceremonies or just gazing from the balcony.

Erin Keough Photography Erin Keough Photography Wedding Photographers

Every wedding or event I've photographed at John Wright Restaurant I am blown away by the professionalism of their staff. Everything always looks so beautiful and picture perfect. I look forward to seeing their wonderful food selection and displays. My clients rave about how delicious the food always is. I would consider John Wright Restaurant for my own personal events and gatherings. My husband and I also enjoy eating there together and checking out all of their live events. I would recommend that brides give this place a look. Take a moment to take in the beautiful view of the river and all of the other great picture locations in the Wrightsville area. Wrightsville and surrounding areas photographer- Erin Keough

Blush Style Studio Blush Style Studio Wedding Hair & Makeup

John Wright has a great setting that is so romantic!

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Map

234 N Front St Wrightsville, PA, 17368
717-252-1003
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John Wright Restaurant frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at John Wright Restaurant?

John Wright Restaurant includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At John Wright Restaurant, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

John Wright Restaurant includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)

At John Wright Restaurant, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at John Wright Restaurant includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Limited Bar
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink

What are the most important characteristics of John Wright Restaurant in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by John Wright Restaurant for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Restaurant
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at John Wright Restaurant for wedding events?

John Wright Restaurant offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does John Wright Restaurant offer?

John Wright Restaurant offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does John Wright Restaurant offer for wedding events?

John Wright Restaurant offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does John Wright Restaurant have available for wedding events?

John Wright Restaurant offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend John Wright Restaurant and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

John Wright Restaurant is recommended by 90% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in professionalism and 4.7 in value.

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