Rivers Restaurant

30 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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4.9 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 75 to 240
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About Rivers Restaurant

Rivers Restaurant is a modern wedding venue in Chicago, Illinois. Overlooking the Chicago River, this venue provides amazing views for a variety of events of almost any size. This venue has been in business for over 20 years, with experienced staff helping create beautiful and memorable weddings. This comfortable, classic space can be altered and arranged to suit your unique visions.

Facilities and Capacity
Rivers Restaurant has a variety of spaces available for your wedding, including outdoor spaces with full coverage. Their maximum guest capacity is 230 people.

Services Offered
This venue offers several useful event services to help make your day great. They can provide the following:

  • Setup/cleanup
  • Event planning
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
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27 Reviews for Rivers Restaurant

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Brittany · Married on 08/11/2018

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    We could not have picked a better place for a Chicago city wedding. All the staff at Rivers helped make the day absolutely perfect. The view of the city was beautiful, food was amazing, and staff were well organized. We had so many compliments from guests on the venue. I would definitely recommend Rivers to anyone planning a city wedding,

    Sent on 10/08/2018
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    Kaitlin · Married on 08/04/2018

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    We hosted our August wedding reception at Rivers and it was amazing! I cannot say enough good things about the atmosphere, food, staff, etc. We heard multiple times from our guests how great the food was. We also did a late night snack which was a huge hit! We had about ~190 guests and the outside patio hosted everyone perfectly for dinner. We migrated inside after dinner where our band was set-up. I was a bit nervous about the space fitting a band and all of our guests, but it worked out perfectly! Overall, it was a great fit for our wedding and would recommend it to other brides in Chicago!

    Sent on 10/05/2018

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Rivers Restaurant FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 4,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 4,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 40.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Specialty Beer
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 240
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 75
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 5
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Restaurant, Winery
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Event Planner, Set Up
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January

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    Rivers is always a pleasure to work with and their planner Taylor makes everything an easy and enjoyable process. With one of our favorite Chicago venue locations along the river, Rivers has a beautiful night view perfect for any wedding or reception. Rivers is also very vendor friendly with an extremely easy load in and flexible setup times. With their great staff, amazing planner, and beautiful location; Rivers is one of our preferred venues in Chicago and we could not recommend them enough.

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  • 30 S. Wacker Drive Chicago, 60606 See on map
    312-883-9440 (Phone number)

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