The Sunset Deck at The Beach House

200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Sunset Deck at The Beach House

The Sunset Deck at The Beach House Waterfront Restaurant is the top-rated wedding venue on Bradenton Beach, Florida, and for good reason. Located on the world-famous Anna Maria Island, this beachfront location offers stress-free planning in an incredible environment surrounded by natural beauty.

With upscale dining in a relaxed setting, stellar service, perfect sunsets and sugar sand beaches as far as the eye can see, The Sunset Deck at the Beach House Restaurant is dedicated to creating a perfect celebration in the middle of paradise. Custom design your dreamy day with the help of their professional staff and experience why so many choose to host their special day here.

Facilities and Capacity

The Sunset Deck at The Beach House Restaurant offers flexible indoor, outdoor open-aired event spaces, and can comfortably accommodate up to 100 guests. The Sunset Deck features 840 square feet of space overlooking the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico. As one of the only beachfront venues in the area, there are plenty of photo pop-ready vignettes waiting for you. Spacious dressing rooms with luxe decor and camera-ready lighting set the stage for a picture-perfect day. Walk down an aisle of pristine white sand with the Gulf’s blue-green water and cloudless skies as your beautiful backdrop. Let the slight sea breeze kiss your face as you say,” I do.”

At the reception, your guests can dine under the covered patio with the ability to control the interior climate on hot and humid days. This completely private setting is reserved just for you so that you can enjoy lifelong memories in privacy and comfort. The space is also perfect for engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches, providing you with a perfect location to celebrate every moment of your marriage.

Services Offered

The team at The Sunset Deck at The Beach House Restaurant is dedicated to making each wedding a memorable one. This team of professionals will be by your side from start to finish, coordinating every detail for your big day. The venue also offers a signature gift: a sand ceremony with a glass heart filled with some of the same white sand on which you’ve just said your vows. Ceremonies include an hour of photography, as well as an officiant. The buffet menu centers around fresh seafood and farm-to-fork produce. Enjoy signature cocktails prepared by a friendly bar staff, and when it’s time to cut the cake, the dedicated team at The Beach House will be there to serve your sweet treat in style.

It’s easy to see why The Sunset Deck at The Beach House Restaurant has received hundreds of glowing reviews, as well as numerous awards (including The Knot’s Best of Weddings for Ceremony and Reception and Wedding Wire’s 2019 Couple's Choice Award.The venue features a team of experienced event professionals and wedding specialists who are dedicated to executing every detail of your special day. For the DIY bride, the team is happy to play a more supporting role and share experience and advice, as well as a list of preferred vendors to oversee the logistics and document the journey of your nuptials. Tables, chairs, linens, chair covers, sashes, glassware, flatware, and china are included in the site fees, making planning as turn-key as possible. Parking is ample, and shuttle and valet service are available upon request.

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Couple on the beach at dusk
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The Sunset Deck at The Beach House
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The wedding procession
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Rustic weddings on the beach
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A beachfront ceremony
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Couple in love
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Succulent meat platter
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Couple walking along the beach
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Cupcake tower
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Look of love while walking along shore
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Green waters
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Wedding portrait on the beach
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Couple on the beach at dusk
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The Sunset Deck at The Beach House
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113 Reviews for The Sunset Deck at The Beach House

Recommended by 98% of couples


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

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    Paul Nguyen · Married on 01/01/2020

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    Great beach venue

    Shawn and her team will make your wedding day stress free. www.ChiPhotography.com

    Sent on 03/19/2019
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    Msrcreations Photography · Married on 09/11/2019

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    We love The Beach House

    The best sunsets on the Gulf are here. Such a gorgeous area of the beach. Not a bad photograph at all can be made here. Picturesque setting. The food is amazing as well as the helpful staff. The outdoor patio is perfect for dancing and fun.

    Sent on 02/18/2020

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The Sunset Deck at The Beach House 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?
    $ 2000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    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
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 10.00
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Beach
    Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Covered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Set Up
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access

Team of The Sunset Deck at The Beach House

Molly Powers

Molly Powers

Event Sales Manager

Molly has been a part of The Chiles Group and Anna Maria Island Venues since 1995. She has worked in every arena from busser, hostess, and prep cook to server, expediter, bartender, and manager. She officially began her Event Coordinating duties in 2017 and has been a part of over 3,500 events.

As a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Molly is a great addition to the team. She is creative, positive, organized, and a hopeless romantic.

Molly and her husband Justin met at the Beach House 24 years ago where she worked as a server, they later married at the Sandbar in 2005 and currently live in Parrish with their two kids and neurotic bull-mastiff named Clyde.

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Shawn Rhoton

Shawn Rhoton

Catering Sales Manager

Shawn has been with The Chiles Group since 2006. She became an assistant event coordinator in 2007 and Event Sales Manager in 2008 and has a long history of satisfying couples and groups that come to Anna Maria Island Venues. She is a highly motivated, detail orientated professional who thoroughly enjoys all aspects of event creation, planning, and execution. With more than 3,500 events from Weddings to Corporate events under her belt, you could say she’s got this down. In fact, Shawn and her husband James were married at one of our very own venues, The Beach House, back in 2006.

In her spare time Shawn enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and fur babies.

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Amanda  Ruuska

Amanda Ruuska

Event Sales Coordinator

Amanda Ruska is a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Ohio where she worked as the Catering Sales Manager while studying to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Leisure Event Planning with a minor in Marketing. Amanda has worked for the Marriott Hotel Group and The Ritz-Carlton learning the hottest and newest tools for event planning. She recently brought her skills to The Chiles Group in April of 2019. Amanda is organized, punctual, upbeat, reliable, creative, open-minded, and goal-oriented and understands how important the planning process is to running a successful event.

Amanda is married to her husband Robby, loves her Yorkshire Terrior, Annie, and even carved out a section of her master closet for her fur baby!

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Professional Network & Endorsements

11 Endorsements

  • Anna Maria Island DJ - Chuck Caudill Entertainment & Photography Wedding DJs

    Shawn is the consumate perfectionist when it comes to providing details to make the brides and grooms have a wonderful wedding experience. I love to work in this setting right on the beach, and they provide all the goodies a bride and groom expect.

  • Barefoot Weddings, Sarasota, FL Wedding Officiants

    Newly-remodeled restaurant right on the Gulf of Mexico!

  • Nicholle Leonard Design Studio Wedding Planners

    The Beachhouse is one of my favorite venues to work with! As a wedding planner, they keep my clients happy, and make working with them a pleasure. The food, views and service are all above reproach, and the value for the price is something anyone can appreciate. I cannot say enough about how fun and easy they are, from both a planner and a bride's perspective, and cannot wait until I can work with them again!

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