River Roast

315 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60654 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About River Roast

River Roast is a waterfront restaurant wedding reception venue located in Chicago, Illinois. Nestled within the downtown area and with views overlooking the glistening Chicago river, this lively social house exudes both style and comfort. Specializing in handcrafted tavern-inspired American cuisine, it is the ideal location for you and your guests to sit down for an unforgettable meal.

Facilities and Capacity

Situated within the historic Reid and Murdoch building, this spacious location has six different indoor and outdoor venues for you to choose from. From intimate gatherings with your nearest and dearest to tremendous gatherings of up to 1,000 guests, there’s room for everyone. Depending on your needs, stylistic approach, and time of year, these spaces can also be customized to create separate areas for dining and dancing. For smaller get-togethers, there is also a secluded veranda and dock available for you to host private cocktail receptions or dinners.

Services Offered

Be it formal or casual celebrations, the talented staff at River Roast is committed to helping every couple realize their own unique vision. Dedicated to exceptional service, this team has an impeccable eye for detail when it comes to planning weddings. With a wealth of event planning experience, they will help you craft a complete reception timeline to make sure your special day runs smoothly. From designing the perfect seating plan to providing audio-visual equipment, they strive to make your day as stress-free as possible. Their range of services include:

  • Event planning
  • Wedding decor
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Dance floor setup
  • Valet parking

Cuisine

With a sumptuous menu created by award-winning chef, Tony Mantuano, Riverside Roast specializes in serving contemporary American dishes with a focus on elegantly delectable presentations. From the four-hour brunch option to the full three-course Royalist menu, there is a range of customizable dining packages to choose from. Popular dishes include slow-roasted pork loin, the signature chicken breast, and Jake Melnic’s famous wings. Whatever your palate, expert culinary staff will work with you one-to-one to construct a full menu that meet your needs. Whether you are looking for the wedding cake of your dreams or an array of late-night snacks, they are here to help. There is also a full bar selection and service staff are on-hand to make sure empty plates are cleared and champagne glasses are kept full. Other cuisine-related options include:

  • Tastings
  • Hors d’oeuvres packages
  • Snack and stationed options
  • Complimentary votive candles and menu cards
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37 Reviews for River Roast

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4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Katrina Jakobsze · Getting married on 10/17/2020

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    Amazing service at River Roast!

    Alyssa at River Roast is so easy to work with! She brought up things I hadn’t even thought about and things I should be considering. The food is amazing and the service is incredible. Excited for my wedding in 2020.

    Sent on 09/05/2019
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    Donna · Married on 08/18/2018

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    Hosted our daughter’s rehearsal dinner at the River Roast and would highly recommend this place to anyone that is looking for a venue that offers great views, wonderful food and amazing service from planning the event through the event itself. Would not change a thing!!

    Sent on 08/27/2018

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River Roast Pricing

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River Roast 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 the cost of wedding catering? Wedding Cake
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 6
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Restaurant, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, 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? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Event Planner, Lighting / Sound, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, 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, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

3 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • River Roast 1
    Complimentary Bloody Mary Bar!

    Your big day doesn't have to end on Saturday! Keep the celebration going with a post-wedding brunch at River Roast.

    **Expires December 31, 2019. Must be booked on a Saturday or Sunday and applicable only with River Roast's Wedding Brunch Package. Excludes previously booked events.

  • River Roast 2
    Book Your Sunday Wedding and Receive airfare on us!

    Book your Wedding at River Roast on a Sunday in 2019 and receive two ROUND-TRIP airline tickets! **Expires December 31, 2019. Must be booked on a Sunday, excludes previously booked events. Group size must be 75+. Airline tickets presented as visa gift card, value up to $1,200. Must mention this promo at time of booking**

  • River Roast 3
    $95 Per Person Package for your Winter 2020 Wedding!

    Package Includes Five-Hour reception; Three-course dinner menu featuring salad; Entree and wedding cake; Four-hour beer and wine package; Wine service with dinner and a champagne toast; and custom designed wedding cake! For more information email" rrevents@levyrestaurants.com or call 312-527-1417 **Menus are subject to 21% service charge and 11.5% sales tax. All prices are subject to change, not submit to previous bookings.**

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  • 315 North LaSalle Street Chicago, IL, 60654 See on map
    312-548-9489 (Phone number)

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