Our 10 Best Restaurant Wedding Venues in NYC

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Here come the brides and grooms!

Summertime is wedding season. In FitR's first-ever Wedding Week, we're celebrating the best wedding season ever because it's the first during which anyone can marry, regardless of color, creed, or sexual preference. Yay! Two people joining in holy matrimony is indeed a wonderful thing. But planning a wedding is not always so. We hope to help alleviate the inevitable stress of it all with our picks for the 10 Best Restaurant Wedding Venues in NYC. We're grading these venues not only on eats, but also according to what they offer brides and grooms (bang for buck, say) and how special or original they are. In other words, they're where we might get married someday ... (sigh).


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A wedding among the wines
10. Scottadito Osteria Toscana: Done up like a rustic Tuscan farmhouse, the restaurant offers its wine cellar or atrium to small wedding parties of 35 or 64, respectively. The rooms are free of charge and menus run from $15 per hour for a cocktail party, with passed hors d'oeuvres like pizzettas and arancini, to two-course meals for $29 per person, three courses for $39, four courses for $49, and so on. The food, including homemade pastas using organic ingredients when possible, may not knock your socks off, but is better than typical mess-hall fare. 788A Union Street, Park Slope, 718-636-4800

9. Golden Unicorn: Forget the white-washed or demure décor of other venues. This dim-sum favorite allows you to celebrate your nuptials in a vivid red and gold setting. Give in to the kitsch of it all, starting at $45 per person or around $60 per person for the entire space, which accommodates up to 300. The menu is standard Cantonese banquet hall (read: nothing special), but the food and drink are plentiful. And they let you bring your own booze and wedding lions for the traditional costumed dance. 18 East Broadway, Chinatown, 212-941-0911

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Say "I do" with okara at EN.
8. EN Japanese Brasserie: Wouldn't you be psyched to have this modern izakaya host your small wedding? You should, especially if you happen to be in a same-sex couple. Rental fees are waived for LGBT weddings from now through October. Little private rooms at the back of the restaurant range from $75 to $250, flat rate, with a capacity of up 22; the front lounge holds 40 seated and 60 standing. Menus start at a reasonable $55 per person for signature dishes pearl passage oysters with ponzu, crispy fried chicken with aromatic rock salt, and freshly made scooped tofu. Opt for an open bar for as little $15 or $25 with cocktails, and get your cake from EN's confectionery partner, sexy Lady M. 435 Hudson Street, West Village, 212-647-9196

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Wherewedding
Wherewedding

  These are really special wedding restaurants. There are many hotels, restaurants ans specially best wedding venues . If you wish to get best wedding venue then you can visit http://www.wherewedding.co.uk and check out best places for wedding.

joanvazquez19
joanvazquez19

BRIDES PLEASE HELP!!!!! My wedding was suppose to be on August 16, 2013 at Jericho Terrace in Mineola, NY. The wedding has been cancelled and I want to receive my money back but they will only do so if they re-book that day. Please let me know if you want the date for sure. Hope this doesn't happen to any other bride. Good Luck!

ja76206
ja76206

This is really an informative blog. I got a list of very beautiful restaurants in New York. This will be the great wedding venue in New York. Now I will choose a restaurant from this list for my wedding. Thank you

ja76206
ja76206

This is really an informative blog. I got a list of very beautiful restaurants in New York. This will be the great wedding venue in New York. Now I will choose a restaurant from this list for my wedding. Thank you!

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best wedding venues

Seeing the cake my mouth watered, I liked it both the cake pic as well as the article.

maia dobson
maia dobson

I agree with your top wedding venue list because they're all so beautiful and huge. But I still choose the wedding halls in Long Island because they have so many facilities and elegant venues to choose from. 

Barn Weddings
Barn Weddings

Thanks for sharing this to us, it gives us more ideas and information about best place for a wedding venues. Looking forward for more updates.

Kindra Leomiti
Kindra Leomiti

After the wedding formalities, the next best part of any wedding celebration would be the reception. The menu, ambiance, and the music are one of the things that you should consider when choosing a reception hall or a restaurant. It's advisable to research thoroughly on what restaurants offers the greatest deals.

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hire a castle

ICI is my favorite venue in NY city. I like their interior and their settings are wonderful. My 1st choice of all time is ICI.

junexpress
junexpress

 Great place for a new wedding. Thanks to wedding planner for bringing this to everyone.

guiabbryce
guiabbryce

I have read your article and its really useful for most of users like us. I have also bookmarked this blog and have shared it with my friends and colleagues.

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Wesley
Wesley

If you are looking for great restaurants to host a wedding reception, you should look on city maps. You can choose the neighborhood you want to be in and view information and menu options and pricing all from one site. It is really great and everyone should check it out!

Query
Query

Without being considered insensitive, is it legal to offer a deal to same-sex couples that wouldn't be offered to heterosexual couples? If the offer was reversed, wouldn't this be discrimination?

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