River Roast Est. 2011

315 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL, United States

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Beervana, boozy brunches and farmers market punch on draft. This riverfront restaurant was made for revelry. River Roast is a gathering place to connect with friends, old and new. 
Did we mention that James Beard Award-winning chef Tony Mantuano will be cooking up your feast? Inventive drinks and cold-brewed cocktails that come from a slow drip infusion tower will impress your guests at one of the best patios in the city (shhhh our secret). 
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Bar / Club / Lounge
Historic Building
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Cityscape
River
Skyline
Style
Classic
Contemporary
Rustic
Sophisticated
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Family Reunion
LGBT Weddings
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Social Event

Venue Setting

River Roast Private Events off ers an impressive setting for your next party or meeting. Helmed by James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef John Hogan, River Roast is a lively social house and gathering place. Experienced event planning and service teams aim to accommodate and anticipate your needs for a fl awless event. Whether you’re planning a grand gala for 300 people or an exclusive aff air for eight, the delectable customized menus and exceptional views will impress. With 6 event spaces to choose from — each featuring sophisticated décor that pays tribute to the historical landmark building the restaurant is housed in — the options for corporate and social events are endless.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Estimated Price Per Head

from $25 to $120

Additional Charges

Please note, River Roast does not charge a venue fee. Some of the minimums might be higher, but that is because they still have no venue fee for the space.

Insurance

N/A

Capacity

Seated
750
Buffet
N/A
Standing
1000
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2011
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Situated on the iconic Chicago River with stunning views of the water and downtown, River Roast is a lively social house from James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef John Hogan. The menu, composed of contemporary tavern fare inspired by London roast houses, features sharable portions of whole roasted chicken, whole roasted fish, and slow-roasted beef; all carved tableside and served with signature potatoes. Two bars present views of the water as well as a large selection of local draft beer, craft cocktails, classy shots, and wine by the glass. With one of the largest patios in the city, River Roast offers a communal gathering place to connect with friends and family, bringing back the nostalgic idea of traditional Sunday suppers and engaging diners with live blues every Saturday and Sunday. River Roast is a member of Levy Restaurants.
 
Design:
With city and water views from every seat, guests can catch a glimpse of Chicago whether they are seated inside or outside on River Roast’s large riverside porch. Wood paneling and exposed brick give the restaurant a rustic feel, while soft leather chairs, contemporary chandeliers, and bar-top lamps add a refined and intimate feel to River Roast’s expansive layout. In addition to the main dining room and bar, five private and semi-private event spaces each feature sophisticated décor that pays tribute to the historical landmark building in which the restaurant is housed. 
Extra Perks:
There are no venue fees for the space. 
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