Rivers Restaurant is a modern wedding venue in Chicago, Illinois. The venue welcomes parties to sit down, relax and enjoy a meal together. With over 20 years of experience, its staff strives for hospitality perfection with every event they serve.
Facilities and Capacity
Rivers Restaurant can host groups of up to 250. A simply stunning location in which to exchange vows or celebrate an alfresco dinner reception, the venue’s patio welcomes sizable gatherings. Couples can say “I do” surrounded by the towering figures of Chicago’s iconic skyline as the river flows by swiftly behind them. This outdoor space is also covered, allowing parties to enjoy the fresh air no matter what the weather. Inside, the restaurant invites smaller dinner parties to break bread together in a setting that is warm and welcoming. The venue features natural materials such as exposed brickwork and textured plaster, creating an atmosphere that is cozy. Ceremonies can also be hosted indoors, in a room festooned with light drapery to create a scene straight from a fairy-tale. The venue includes furniture, such as tables and chairs, ensuring that everyone is comfortable throughout the evening. Parking is available for guests arriving from out of town. Due to the restaurant’s extremely central location, there is also a wide range of accommodation options nearby for after the celebrations have ended.
The staff of Rivers Restaurant welcomes parties with open arms. They can help to set everything up for couples and clean up the party after the last guest has left. This allows newlyweds to focus on enjoying their night, without worrying about its details. The event planning team will work with to-be-weds in the run-up to their event, ensuring every aspect of the night is taken care of. On the day itself, the in-house catering team includes waiters and bartenders who delight in providing quality service to guests.
Rivers Restaurant offers dining that will delight hungry wedding parties. Its menus include buffet dishes such as gruyere stuffed mushroom and succulent beef tenderloin medallions. After their meal has been enjoyed parties can wash it down with a premium drink from the bar.
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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.
Rivers Restaurant frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Rivers Restaurant?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Rivers Restaurant, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
At Rivers Restaurant, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Specialty Beer
What are the most important characteristics of Rivers Restaurant in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Rivers Restaurant for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Rivers Restaurant offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
What services does Rivers Restaurant offer for wedding events?
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Set Up
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