155 Reviews
75-375
Guest Capacity
Indoor/Outdoor
Venue Setting

About The Wilshire Caterers

The Wilshire Caterers, a hotel in the Northern New Jersey area, offers an elegantly classic location for a couple’s wedding. At this loft space, couples will find gorgeous spaces inside and out, from extravagant ballrooms to romantic gardens. This venue is located approximately 15 minutes from downtown Newark, New Jersey.

Facilities and Capacity
At The Wilshire Caterers, couples will find an on-site restaurant and hotel, as well as lovely indoor and outdoor locations for their wedding. These spaces welcome a maximum of 375 guests. Outside, couples will find a stunning white gazebo upon freshly cut green grasses where they can exchange their vows and start their life together. For a larger ceremony, couples can enjoy the splendor of a paved walkway to a white pergola under which they can marry. A backdrop of lush trees adds even more greenery to the mix for a naturally beautiful setting. In the Grand Ballroom inside the venue, couples will find an elegant and classic ballroom with a shining wooden dance floor, a dazzling overhead chandelier, and charming crown molding accents. In the Tuscany Ballroom, numerous gleaming chandeliers drop down from the ceiling to light up the room, while a bar — with black and mirror accents — stands like an island oasis offering drinks in the space. A light-up dance floor and two-step stage transforms this ballroom into a club as the night wears on. In the Loft at 350, a hardwood floor and industrial ceiling greets couples. A longer and more narrow space, this is the perfect location for an indoor ceremony, intimate reception, or after-party.

Services Offered
Couples will find nearly everything they need for their wedding at this ballroom venue. Accommodations welcome overnight guests to stay the night without having to travel very far, and a bridal suite with graceful aesthetic touches. The staff at the venue help couples on their wedding day with services such as setup and cleanup, and lighting and sound assistance. Guests will love the wireless Internet, onsite parking, valet parking, and shuttle services offered by the venue. Other services provided by The Wilshire Caterers include:

  • Cake
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly


Cuisine
Full bar service keeps couples and guests satisfied at this wedding venue. Bartenders serve drinks from a cash or open bar, in addition to filling glasses for a champagne toast. Couples can choose their wedding menu at private tastings courtesy of the hotel’s kitchen. The dishes that delight them can be served in the following catering styles on the wedding day:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations


Accommodation
This pet-friendly hotel has deluxe guest rooms and suites as overnight accommodations. Couples and guests can enjoy the festivities knowing they won’t have to travel far to rest their head. Comfortable furnishings and modern amenities — as well as unbeatable service — makes this hotel the perfect location for a wedding night’s stay. There is even a 24-hour coffee and juice station available for guests.

Other Services
Ceremonies and receptions are just an example of the types of wedding events couples can host at this venue. The ballrooms also welcome guests for bridal showers, engagement parties and rehearsal dinners. No matter the occasion, event items are available for couples to use. This venue offers more than just tables and chairs, though they do also offer tables and chairs. Couples can choose from the following list of event items:

  • Aisle runners
  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chair covers
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tents

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Northern New Jersey

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5.0

I had my daughter ‘s Bridal Shower on March 18, 2018. Everything was Excellent! The food was delicious: cavatelli & broccoli was the best I have ever eaten ; as well as the eggplant rolatini, chicken Francaise, fried calamari, and Caesar salad! Travis,the owner , paid special attention to every detail. The room was gorgeous and the staff was extremely helpful with gifts being displayed, unpacked and repacked. The Bridal Shower was Perfection!

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Profile Picture Marie, 3/18/18, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
5.0

For starters, I have one word for this place and it is IMPECCABLE ! My husband and I were so pleased by everything the Wilshire offered us on the day of our wedding. The process from viewing the venue, to selecting the cocktail hour options, to the food tasting (which by the way was spectacular, especially the mango salsa salmon), to the day of. The service was out of this world. My guest were so pleased with how the waiting staff took care of them. The bartenders were so professional and kept everyone happy. The food was out of this world. There was so much to offer. My guest left happy and full ! Sam, Junior and Joe'l were such a pleasure to work with. I was so taken back by the amount of hospitality that they all offered us the day of the wedding. This was our first visit to the Wilshire Grand and it will not be our last. It has been almost a week and my guest are still talking about the venue. I couldnt have asked for a better wedding, with such great staff and wonderful accommodations. Hands down - FIVE STARS AND PLUS. Thank you !! Love, Erik and Natalie 1.20.18

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Profile Picture Natalie, 1/20/18, 4 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

The Wilshire Caterers Pricing

Reception Site Fee
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Catering Prices Include:
Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake
Bar Service Price Includes:
Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

The Wilshire Caterers FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
375
Guest Minimum
75
Event Spaces
3
Type
Banquet Hall, Hotel, Loft
Style
Classic, Elegant, Modern
Setting
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Ceremony
Engagement Party
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner
Elopements
Accommodations
Bridal Suite
Cake
Clean Up
Event Planning
Event Rentals
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Lighting/Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wireless Internet
All Inclusive Packages
Preferred Vendors Only
Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'Oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings
French Service
Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine
Limited Bar
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arches
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chair Covers
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photobooth
Tables
Tents
Aisle Markers
Tent Accessories
Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access
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Professional Network & Endorsements

11 ENDORSEMENTS
The Wilshire is fantastic!

Lovely place to have a wedding or any other function for that matter!

Dear Concerned Couples! The Wiilshire Caterers -- and Wilshire Hotel -- located in West Orange, NJ, is an excellent facility for your Wedding Day Celebration! Visit their lovely website for immediate details! http://wilshirecaterers.com/ Most Sincerely, Flutist Michele, Bridal Music, Toms River, NJ

We love working there with the crew !!

Amazing venue! Food is top notch, decor is modern & trendy and most important in my opinion, professional staff!

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The Wilshire Caterers, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052   See On Map
973-736-3240 (phone)
Open 7 Days a Week from 10AM to 6PM
The Wilshire Caterers is a wedding venue from West Orange NJ. We service weddings throughout the local area, including New Jersey, New York, and Staten Island. The Wilshire Caterers is a professional wedding venue that has been part of the New Jersey wedding industry for 80 years. We specialize in weddings, bridal showers, engagement parties.