The Laguna Grill and Rum Bar is a beachfront restaurant in the Southern New Jersey area. It is the perfect location for a casual coastal wedding in a tropical setting. With sandy ceremonies, a deck space, and open indoor options, couples will find the laid-back wedding venue of their dreams in the Laguna Grill and Rum Bar. It is located 13 minutes from the Atlantic City Aquarium.
Facilities and Capacity
A maximum of 500 guests can join couples for their wedding fun at this beachy restaurant. On the venue’s wooden outdoor patio, the only thing between couples and the Atlantic Ocean is a few short palms reaching up into the sky, and an expanse of sand. Couples having their wedding directly on the beach can use this venue for their cocktail hour and wedding reception. In addition to the ceremony location on the patio, the Laguna Grill and Rum Bar has a large outdoor seating area that can be used for guests’ mingling following the ceremony or for additional reception space. Inside, couples will find a large dining room with polished wooden accents and a wall of windows facing the sea. There is also a bar with deep blue walls and brown chairs instead of barstools. Couples can also choose to host their reception in the sand. With the addition of a classic white tent, guests and couples alike can enjoy the feeling of sand between their toes for the night. A tent with open sides allows the breeze and sound of crashing waves to reach all of those in attendance.
Couples can choose this venue for their ceremony and reception, or another wedding-related event, such as a bridal shower or engagement party. This venue offers accommodations and assistance with event planning for the couple’s wedding day flow and festivities. Couples will also find liability insurance. Guests can delight in the variety of transportation options that make it easy to get to this breezy venue. They can arrive via shuttle, or drive to the venue, which offers onsite parking and valet parking.
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7 Reviews for Laguna Grill and Rum Bar
Recommended by 87% of couples
Rosemarie · Married on 06/26/2016
If you want the most amazing beach wedding and reception, book this vendor. Christine and her staff at Laguna grill and Rum bar nailed it, right down to the smallest detail. They made our dream beach wedding come true! Everything exceeded our expectations. Our family and friends were WOWED by our reception set up on Laguna's outdoor deck. The food was amazing and service outstanding. Just perfection!!!!Sent on 07/13/2016
Amy · Married on 06/26/2015
My (now) husband and I found Laguna Grill after searching for a few months for our perfect beach wedding venue as far south as Virginia Beach and as far north as New Jersey's beaches. We had specific things we were looking for and Laguna was a perfect fit for us! Christine (or Chris) the wedding coordinator there was fantastic. She helped with vendor recommendations, budgeting, ideas and any other need/request we had during the months leading up to the wedding. She was patient, friendly and professional. We had our menu tasting with our mom's and my husband's grandma. Chris was accommodating and impressed us all with her demeanor, knowledge and willingness to go the extra mile. The food was fantastic both at the tasting and on our actual wedding! We hired Chris for extra rehearsal dinner/beach ceremony execution/vendor contact service she offers on the day of our wedding and didn't regret spending the extra money one bit. Chris helped setup the room with my husband, some bridesmaids, groomsmen and family the afternoon of the wedding. I was so amazed by how beautiful the whole setup looked. At the reception, she refilled our drinks, brought my husband and I plated dinners from the buffet, checked in with not only us, but also guests to ensure they were comfortable and enjoying themselves. Chris was organized, calm, efficient and truly in control of the whole event from start to finish. We even got compliments from friends of ours on how "with it" she was as a wedding coordinator and that she was the best they'd seen! Laguna, the venue itself was beautiful, spacious, comfortable and has amazing beachfront views. It was perfect for our beach ceremony and reception that was only steps away. Chris truly surpassed our expectations every step of the way and made for a beautiful, memorable and relaxing wedding day.Sent on 07/23/2015
Sarah · Married on 05/16/2015
Laguna Grill was the absolute perfect place for a rehearsal dinner! I would also recommend doing a wedding there because everything was so perfect. Our guests stayed in the hotel above so it was very convenient. Laguna Grill had a beautiful private room set up for us that overlooked the ocean. The buffet looked so pretty, all of the tables were perfectly done and the service was excellent. But what I can't stop thinking about is the FOOD!! We had the best crab cakes filled with crab meat. We also had steak tips that just melted in your mouth. They did a beautiful champagne toast for us and finished with the best dessert - a "shoobie pie" filled with oreos, cream and hand-whipped ice cream. We had the best time there and everyone was telling me for days after how much they loved the food. I would recommend this place to everyone I know!Sent on 05/24/2015