Mercury Cafe

2199 California St, Denver, CO 80205 Map · Phone number
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About Mercury Cafe

The Mercury Cafe wedding venue is located in Denver, and opened its doors to the community in 1990. This eclectic cafe focuses on and has a strong passion for music, dance, theater and poetry, and these forms of art are carried throughout the cafe’s rooms. The Mercury Cafe, however, not only has a strong focus on the arts, but also on the planet and utilizes organic ingredients alongside using the wind and sun for its power. Now, couples can enjoy this same unique and earth-focused space with their guests on for their ceremony and reception.

Facilities and Capacity
The Mercury Cafe can accommodate many different sized weddings from smaller parties of 60 all the way up to parties of 300. Depending on the size of your wedding party, the cafe features different spaces that would best accommodate different sizes. For instance, the Tiger Section is perfect for smaller weddings of up to 35 guests, the Jungle Room is better for 35-100 guests, and the Ballroom can accommodate 50 or more guests. The Ballroom is also a perfect setting for receptions with its dance floor and full bar. Regardless of which space you and your guests enjoy on your wedding day, you will be saying your vows or enjoying your reception in a very unique yet also affordable space.

Services Offered
When you say your vows at the Mercury Cafe, you can receive assistance starting with your setup all the way to your final cleanup. The staff also offers the following services:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • Lighting/ sound
  • Wireless Internet

Cuisine
Couples can enjoy locally sourced and organic meals on their wedding day made by the catering team at the Mercury Cafe. Everything from appetizers to wedding cakes can be prepared by the team, with special consideration to any dietary needs as well. Couples can also choose from many different food styles for their meals, such as Cuban, Italian, Mexican and more.

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47 Reviews for Mercury Cafe

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Heather M Newell · Married on 08/03/2019

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    Perfect venue!

    Mercury was a phenomenal venue. Marilyn was helpful and able to customize our day exactly as we had hoped! Our guests loved the funky and fun vibe of the venue and we were able to curate a day filled with dancing, laughter, and joy. Highly recommend!

    Sent on 08/18/2019
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    Christine Watson · Married on 07/20/2019

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    A Magical Venue!

    I can’t say enough about how awesome our experience was at The Mercury Cafe. We got married in the ballroom and it looked beautiful! Marilyn helped us every step of the way and helped us throw an awesome and very affordable wedding of our dreams. She did it all - catering, flowers, set up and take down, and helped us set up an awesome swing dance lesson during our cocktail hour. She was super responsive and really went above and beyond in helping us plan the day out and making sure everything was on schedule. Our night was just perfect!

    Sent on 08/13/2019
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    Ellen · Married on 06/29/2019

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    Beautiful and fun reception

    We had our June 2019 Reception in the ballroom at the Mercury Cafe. The party was wonderful - our guests raved about the bartender, the staff, and the food (we had the fish taco bar - highly recommend and great for all food restrictions). The staff was particularly attentive to our older relatives.

    The space was amazing - you don't really need a florist at all, they will cover all of the tables with flowers and they even put flowers on our cake (which was home-baked and which they let us bring in).

    And they did everything we asked, we definitely didn't need a day of coordinator (which we didn't have).

    It was much more affordable than most places we looked but it didn't feel budget at all - it felt magical and lavish and fun.

    Also, every single piece of advice Marilyn gave us turned out to be accurate. She had done a lot of weddings and it shows.

    2 notes for couples planning to use the space:
    1. The Mercury only takes cash or checks and we didn't remember that we'd need to bring a check with us on the night of the reception to pay the final balance. This ended up being ok, we were able to drop one off the next day since we weren't leaving town.

    2. If you're not doing a day-of coordinator (which we didn't), remember to provide instructions on any announcements you want made by the staff. We didn't really plan out the last part of the program - we knew we wanted to do dessert and then the first dance but we didn't actually set anyone up to announce it. It ended up being totally fine and I'm not sure anyone except us noticed but I wish I'd asked the Mercury staff to announce dessert and the beginning of the dancing. The staff were great as soon as we asked them to do anything so this is really more of a note for myself or future couples planning. :-)

    Sent on 07/05/2019

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
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Mercury Cafe FAQ

  • 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?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/Sound
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • 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
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

  • the Image Maker Wedding Officiants

    I've been associated with The Mercury Cafe for over twenty years. If you are looking for a truly unique nightclub/restaurant venue for your wedding, speak with Marilyn Megenity about availability and approaches to your wedding day. Words and phrases associated with The Mercury Cafe - unique, organic, local, independently owned and operated for over thirty years. I have conducted numerous ceremonies at The Mercury Cafe and it is very friendly and down to earth.

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