10 Options for Getting Married in Rhody Restaurants

Venues that will have you saying “I do” to delish menus and stunning settings


If the Ocean State’s colorful dining and drinking scene is important to you and your beloved, what better way to celebrate that passion than hosting a rehearsal dinner or reception at a local restaurant? Lots of eateries and drinking destinations double as venues, and even better, many showcase Rhody charm in atmosphere and cuisine. Here’s a handful that might just be the perfect fit for you and your guests.


City Views

Bellini is the next best thing to a wedding in Roma! Whether a rehearsal dinner in their gorgeous private dining room or saying vows in their stunning Rooftop club (the views of the PVD skyline are chef’s kiss), Bellini seamlessly combines stunning atmosphere with scrumptious Italian food and inspired cocktails.
Providence, TheBeatrice.com


Historic Enchantment

The main building of Chapel Grille was, as you might guess, a chapel dating back to 1891. Today, there’s a private dining room and bar area with an outdoor terrace providing a cozy European feel. The executive chef will customize a menu to wow your guests with everything from pasta and veggies to chicken dishes or steaks. Cranston, ChapelGrilleRI.com


Oceanside Elegance

A former Coast Guard station (circa the 1800s) turned iconic restaurant, the Coast Guard House boasts fantastic water views and terrific seafood and service. Whether you want to host your reception in the downstairs dining room or an afterparty on the upper deck, this legendary South County destination is peak Ocean State. Narragansett, TheCoastGuardHouse.com


Rustic Tavern

Formerly a rum distillery back in the day, The DeWolf Tavern Restaurant exudes rustic charm. Your guests will have the time of their lives sipping cocktails on the patio or by the fire, while marveling at the bay views and mindfully renovated interior. Their chef and kitchen team can also customize a hearty menu that’s sure to impress. Bristol, DeWolfTavern.com


Beer Lovers

This brew-tiful mill building destination is ideal for beer aficionados wanting to pledge their undying love. The wedding space at popular brewery The Guild features an industrial chic aesthetic (red brick walls, high ceilings, exposed beams), an amazing variety of beers, and more. The Warren location includes an intimate event space, too. Pawtucket, TheGuildRI.com


Waterfront Fun

Iggy’s Boardwalk is a new-ish addition to the family of eateries, and an ideal spot for a more casual beach-y, and quintessential Rhode Island, reception. Your guests will enjoy celebrating on the first-floor patio, cocktails on the boardwalk, or dinner (we highly recommend offering their clam cakes and chowder) and dancing under the tent. Warwick, IggysRI.com


Party Vibes

Located on Bowen’s Wharf, The Landing features stunning views of Newport Harbor, and the food and service can’t be beat. Couples who have had their nuptials there rave about cocktail hour on the wharf-side deck, their surf and turf menu, and the staff. A great option for weddings on the larger side, they can accommodate up to 300. TheLandingRestaurantNewport.com


Have a Ball

Part of the Fountain Street Grille, Le Foyer is two event spaces, including a grand ballroom where you and your beloved can dance and dine with up to 250 friends and family after your wedding ceremony. This award-winning location offers both buffet and sit-down meals as well as a very attentive staff. Pawtucket, FountainStreetGrille.com


That’s Italian

You’ve likely already seen how Twin Oaks always has folks lining up out the door, but did you know they have a superb private space, The Oak Room, where you can host your wedding festivities? It seats anywhere from 10 to 200, and also features the restaurant’s incredible food (the baked stuffed shrimp is a forever fave). Cranston, TwinOaksRest.com


Winner Winner

Situated on a darling 58-acre farm in the northern part of the state, Wright’s Farm Restaurant has everything you want for the perfect country wedding, indoors or out. Feast on their famous baked chicken — and discover for yourself why people are obsessed with their French fries. Harrisville, WrightsFarm.com



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