Macaluso's is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Hawthorne, New Jersey. This property offers a great deal of space for hosting wedding celebrations such as engagement parties, ceremonies, and receptions. A refined setting, there is much to admire both inside and outside this location.
Facilities and Capacity
For the ceremony, the happy couple can join inside as their nearest and dearest gather to share the milestone moment. Cushioned chairs can be arranged either side of the aisle in one of the main ceremony sites. At the head of the room, the couple can become newlyweds together as they say their vows, exchange rings, and say ‘I do’. Chandeliers hang from the ceiling, illuminating the white decor and patterned carpeting underfoot. After the ceremony, the wedding party can make their way towards the Cocktail Lounge to relax as they await the main reception. The mahogany staircase that leads into the Grand Ballroom offers an appropriately grand entryway for the newly married couple. Here, up to 350 people can assemble as everyone welcomes the happy pair. After this, everybody can take their seats to enjoy some culinary delights as the main meal is served. This space is defined by muted tones and elegant decor, and the round tables and chairs afford ample seating for the couple’s guests.
Elsewhere, the Venetian Room offers somewhere for the newlyweds and their guests to enjoy dessert as everyone mingles. The many spaces available at Macaluso’s include La Travernetta, Portofino, and Capri. Additionally, there are outdoor spaces which may be availed of to suit clients’ wishes.
An event planner is available for the couple who are in need of some help to coordinate and organize their special occasion. This professional can guide the newlyweds so that their dreams are brought to life. To complement this service, Macaluso's attendants are on hand to ensure that the wedding party has an enjoyable time. Outside vendors are welcome to come on site, which means that appropriate talent may be hired to add extra character and color to the venue.
A variety of cuisine packages are available to choose from at Macaluso's. The Wedding Package, Royal Wedding Package, and Deluxe Wedding Package each offer diverse culinary delights. Depending on which one is selected, the wedding party can indulge in fare such as fried calamari, roast quail, seafood risotto, and more. Beverages such as champagne, wine, and liquor are also available. As the evening drifts towards nighttime, guests can enjoy hot beverages as the last of the wedding cake is savored.
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Anna Desario · Getting married on 06/04/2021
Always a perfect event!!
Love the staff! Food is amazing!! Gorgeous facility! We have been hosting our events at Macaluso for over 20 year!! Never a bad experience.Sent on 11/05/2019
Brian · Married on 01/12/2020
Macaluso's - Best Wedding Venue
I’ll preface this and say I don’t usually write reviews, but for Macaluso’s I had to make an exception. My wife and I just had our wedding there this week (Sunday 1/12), and we could not have been more impressed with every detail of our wedding. Don’t let any construction fool you - the venue is absolutely stunning, the lighting, the white marble (the pictures come out amazing..) but the food and overall service I think separate this from any other venue.Sent on 01/18/2020
My wife is Brazilian and had a couple members of her family travel in from Brazil. It was important to her to have some Brazilian dishes during the wedding. We shared this with Maroon who worked with us in planning our wedding, and he couldn’t have been more excited. He introduced us to their chefs, and worked with us to make her dream a reality. The day of the wedding, we received so many compliments about the food… Even right now thinking about it makes me hungry, it was truly that spectacular. A week later people have messaged us about the deliciousness of both the cocktail hour and the main courses. There’s no other way to put it – the food is the best.
The second differentiator was the service. Maroon is the absolute man, I have to say. In planning the wedding I found him to be both pragmatic in working within our budget, knowledgeable in his suggestions, and passionate about making our day truly a dream wedding. Other staff members during the day of the wedding went above in beyond in every aspect. My wife was treated like a queen, and could not have been happier. So many of our guests also complimented the service and were impressed to the level the staff would go to make them happy and comfortable.
It was really an amazing day, and we’re thrilled we were able to get married here. Before the wedding you start to get a little stressed with the details, but Macaluso’s took care of everything, so we could focus on enjoying our day. We couldn’t have been happier with our choice – thank you.
Samantha Abruscato · Married on 11/08/2019
Absolutely amazing! They’re food, service, everything was amazing! I will definitely be planning another occasion here!Sent on 12/30/2019
I shot another wonderful event for the Cake Boss' family and Macaluso's has been their choice of venue for as long as I can remember (17+ years)...always delicious food, great service and absolutely beautiful ambiance! I love working with the Macaluso's crew!
Always a pleasure working at Macaluso's!
We always have a great experience when we work at Macalusos. Every event big or small makes you feel like family and the extra special attention given to each client is widely known. As a vendor, we couldnt be happier to be a part of their team. Always accommodating, always helpful - we love working here and highly recommend their services to any client looking for great service and personal attention.