The River Café is a stunning and well-known restaurant located in Brooklyn, New York that can host a couple’s wedding ceremony and reception. Located under the Brooklyn Bridge, this restaurant boasts stunning views of the New York skyline and serves delicious classic New American foods. The River Café is a Michelin-star restaurant that can transform its space into any couple’s dream wedding venue. From their glass-enclosed pavilion to their outdoor space, couples have a number of facilities to choose from that all have breathtaking views of the city. This waterfront location provides tons of ideal photo backgrounds for couples and their guests and can cater to parties of all sizes.
Facilities and Capacity
The Terrace Room, depending on if you want a dance floor or not, can hold a maximum capacity of 100 wedding guests. Their staff can assist with floor plan designs and help set up rectangular or round tables. Whether you want an indoor ceremony or an outdoor celebration, their staff will use their eye for design and event planning experience to provide you with the ideal setup. The Terrace Room gives a private and exclusive feel to any event and comes complete with uncomplicated planning and an exquisitely designed space.
This restaurant’s services include chairs, setup, cleanup, event planning, tables, all-inclusive packages, bar and catering services, lighting, sound, and more This historic building’s staff has experience with hosting and coordinating ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and engagement parties. They also offer an in-house florist to craft all floral arrangements and a talented pastry team to bake a one-of-a-kind wedding cake that is both equally delicious and visually appealing. While they can provide a variety of vendor services, The River Café can also provide couples with a list of trusted vendors, from photography to music. Other services include:
This restaurant offers four-course dinners that comes complete with an appetizer, a fish course, a meat course, and dessert. Butler-style hors d’oeuvres are served and include mushroom truffles, house smoked fish, foie gras, and more.
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Recommended by 96% of couples
Sarah Han · Married on 09/14/2019
Stunning venue, exquisite food
The River cafe is the most beautiful, classic Brooklyn venue. The attention and care that goes into their special events was noticeable: The food was incredible -- from every perfectly composed hors d'oeuvre to the 4 course meal and wine. We chose the chocolate cake in their Brooklyn Bridge dessert for our wedding cake, and perhaps we were simply elated, but it seemed to taste even better than each time we had dined at the restaurant. The service was exemplary, and communication with the team was very easy. Additionally, their preferred vendors for florals and music were exceptional. Highly recommend this venue if you are seeking an intimate and elegant wedding, or any romantic anniversary, date night, celebration etc.Sent on 10/03/2019
mandy · Married on 11/04/2018
Wedding of our dreams
We recently had our dream wedding and reception at The River Café! Everyone there is so wonderful to work with, especially Luke. The whole day went so smoothly and they handled all the details perfectly. All our guests raved to us not only about the incredible location, but also the service and the food! While it isn't the cheapest option, you truly get a top notch wedding! We couldn't be happier we chose The River Café!Sent on 11/29/2018
User7067448 · 2+ years ago
We had a wonderful wedding at The River Cafe. Every aspect of the experienced surpassed our expectations, and all the guests had a great time. The menu and service are phenomenal, and the views for an evening wedding of lower Manhattan are spectacular. The garden is an excellent location for a ceremony and gorgeous photos.Sent on 08/09/2016
The River Cafe is one of my favorite NYC locations to shoot.... It's always inspiring!