A wedding venue in Essex, Maryland, River Watch Restaurant & Marina has been charming ready-to-wed couples and their guests for over 28 years. Featuring beautiful views of the marina and its waterways, the venue’s friendly staff ensures every detail of your special day is treated with the utmost respect. The perfect waterfront destination, River Watch Restaurant & Marina is the right choice for telling your love story!
Facilities and Capacity
Located 20 minutes east of Baltimore, River Watch Restaurant & Marina comfortably accommodates up to 300 guests. Offering both indoor and outdoor settings, the venue’s scenic waterfront views are sure to enchant you and your guests.
Couples who entrust their ceremony and/or reception to River Watch Restaurant & Marina benefit from a team of experienced wedding professionals. To create a hassle-free experience, services include the following:
River Watch Restaurant & Marina is located at the junction of Middle River and Hopkins Creek. The venue is a short distance from popular area landmarks, such as Markley’s Marina and Sunset Harbor Marina.
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Recommended by 95% of couples
Kristen · Married on 11/01/2008
We loved having our wedding at River Watch. It was so beautiful, we couldn't have asked for a better location, food and friendliness!Sent on 11/06/2008
Heidi · Married on 05/09/2009
We chose River Watch for our rehearsal dinner location because of its proximity to our ceremony/reception site. The catering managers there were very nice and always responsive when I called with a question or needing to update a count.Sent on 07/08/2009
I was a little peeved because our contract stated we would have linens on the table and the same flower centerpieces they use throughout the restaurant and we didn't have either of those things. It really wasn't a huge deal and absolutely no one noticed. I probably wouldn't have even noticed on the day of but the linen and flowers were pointed out to us as a selling point when we were signing the contract.
The service was great and the food was awesome. We got lots of compliments on the location as well as the food. The cheesecake was out of this world. The reason they get an A- was because it was ridiculously hot in the room. We asked several times to have the AC or fans turned on but it just kept getting warmer as the night went on. At one point they opened on of the patio doors which gave a few tables some relief but for the most part we were roasting.