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The Croatian Center by Dimitri's Catering

Merrillville, IN View map Visit website
4.7 out of 5 rating
24 reviews
$4k - $6k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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$4k - $6k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

Dimitri's Catering is a classic banquet hall wedding venue located in Merrillville, Indiana. This venue provides a superb, exclusive facility for all kinds of wedding events! Dimitri's Catering is sure to make your wedding dreams come true.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 350 wedding guests at Dimitri's Catering. There is one main indoor event space, featuring a dining room that captures the true elegance of the venue. The outdoor courtyard and gazebo areas are a beautiful setting for your wedding ceremony.

Services Offered
Dimitri's Catering wants to ensure your wedding day is stress-free by providing setup and cleanup services. In addition, the venue can provide the following event services:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting/sound
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access


Other services
In addition to the above wedding-related event services, Dimitri's Catering can provide the following event items:

  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Tables
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs and chair covers
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Photo booth
  • Barware, flatware and glassware
  • China
  • Linens
  • Chocolate fountain

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Garden

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December
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24 Reviews

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Recommended by 93% of couples
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    Brandon M. Married on 09/18/2021
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    Best banquet hall around!!

    Croatian center is an amazing hall!!! It has an amazing view at sunset. Zarko who helps you is the most amazing person I know. He is easy going and will do anything you need to make sure your day is running smoothly. I will recommend Croatian center to anyone.
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    Destiny Married on 07/05/2020
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    Our fairytale

    Zarko and his parents are amazing. He’s very flexible and did everything in his power to make our day special. Everything was amazing!
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    Shatio Married on 06/08/2019
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    Excellent venue! Food is phenomenal and so are the staff!

    Dimitri's Catering is phenomenal! Zarko the owner helped me throught the entire process and gave superb suggestions to ensure that my wedding was fabulous! My family and I always use Dimitri's Catering, they never disappoint! I give them 10 thumbs up!!!
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

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When it comes to giving all he can, Zarko is a bride and groom's best friend. And his parents serve some of the best banquet food around.

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8550 Taft Street Merrillville, IN, 46410
219-736-1890
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