If you're looking to have a New York wedding, there's no denying that Staten Island deserves your consideration. The borough might be the city's least populous, but with its long stretch of coastline and its breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, it boasts more than its fair share of spectacular venues and talented caterers and event planners to match. There's something in this borough to suit every taste and budget, so whether you're planning an elegant ballroom soiree, a chic rooftop celebration, or a romantic seaside ceremony, here are the best wedding venues on Staten Island.
1.A Taste of Honey Caterers, Inc.
A Taste of Honey Caterers, Inc. specializes in delicious food and customizable wedding packages, and they love working with couples to help them create the perfect menu for their special day. The company has their own banquet hall, which is outfitted with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and can hold up to 155 people, and they're also the exclusive caterer for Nansen Park, which is perfect for rustic outdoor picnic-style weddings. Both spaces include tables and chairs and can be decorated as you like. However, if you have a different space in mind, they also offer their catering services at off-site venues.
3465 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314, Phone: 718-983-0464
© Above Rooftop
If you're looking for a modern, non-traditional venue for your wedding, Above Rooftop is one of the best choices in the city. Their rooftop ballroom features two-story floor-to-ceiling windows that provide unparalleled views of the city skyline, and it also offers an attached terrace with fire pits and heated cabanas. The space can hold up to 300 guests. Reception dinners are typically done cocktail-style, and the menu includes your choice of butler-passed hors d'oeuvres, mini wood oven pizzas, antipasto platters, internationally inspired tapas, and mouthwatering dessert bites. The venue can also arrange for couples to have a custom wedding cake made.
1100 South Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314, Phone: 718-477-2400
3.Alice Austen House
© Alice Austen House
Sometimes also referred to as Clear Comfort, the Alice Austen House is the former home of one of the first female photographers in the country. The space now serves as an art museum complete with period rooms, and the spacious lawn can be rented out for weddings and other private events. The site boasts a panoramic view stretching from Verrazano Bridge to the Statue of Liberty, and it can accommodate up to 200 people. Couples who already have a venue for their wedding can still take advantage of the beautiful site by booking it for a wedding photo session.
2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305, Phone: 718-816-4506
Housed inside an elegant tri-level mansion overlooking the water, Angelina's is easily one of the best Italian restaurants on Staten Island. Restaurants are typically thought of as being reserved for receptions, but Angelina's is the exception; it features a spacious waterfront lawn with an iron gazebo perfect for ceremonies. Depending on whether you want your reception indoors or out, the celebration can then move to the permanent outdoor tent or to a private dining room inside the restaurant. Catering is provided by the restaurant, and in addition to mouthwatering Italian food, couples can arrange to have ice sculptures, a chocolate fountain, and a champagne bar.
399 Ellis St, Staten Island, NY 10307, Phone: 718-227-2900
5.Caliber Yacht Charters
Operating out of the New York Harbor, Caliber Yacht Charters has been helping couples plan and execute their dream weddings since 1974. There are yachts to accommodate almost every size of gathering, and couples are free to choose their preferred cruise itinerary and time of day. The company can help arrange entertainment and event rentals, and an in-house wedding coordinator is available to help iron out the details. Most of the yachts come with a private chef who can prepare the menu of your choosing, but depending on which vessel you choose, you might also be able to bring in an outside catering company.
2430 Fdr Drive Service Rd E, New York, NY 10010, Phone: 212-248-3800
6.Celebrate at Snug Harbor
Set on over 80 acres of spectacular stylized gardens crisscrossed with peaceful pathways, Celebrate at Snug Harbor is a whimsical Old World style getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Ceremonies can be held in one of the property's beautiful botanical gardens, two of which can be rented in conjunction with a large tented pavilion, and there is an elegant Great Hall with soaring 40-foot ceilings and palladian windows that can be used for indoor receptions. The outdoor spaces are only available between April and October, but the Great Hall can be rented year-round.
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, Phone: 718-442-2700
7.Chez Vous Catering & Party Rentals
A full-service catering company that has been serving Staten Island for more than 30 years, Chez Vous Catering & Party Rentals specializes in spectacular dishes like lobster ravioli and veal Madeira scallopini. All menus can be fully customized, and the company goes above and beyond when it comes to their event rentals as well; in addition to renting out basics like chairs, tables, linens, and tents, they offer fun extras like cotton candy machines and hot dog carts. The company has its own event hall, but they're also happy to provide their services for weddings at any venue in the tri-state area.
691 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10304, Phone: 718-720-0900
© Crystal Room
Located on a peaceful three-acre property with manicured lawns and a country club feel, the Crystal Room is a family owned and operated banquet hall that can accommodate celebrations with up to 450 guests. The property features a charming gazebo and Chinese bridge that can be used for ceremonies, photos, or a cocktail hour, and the indoor space is equipped with a dance floor and a private bridal suite. The in-house catering team specializes in French and Italian cuisine, and all dinner packages include custom wedding cakes and an open bar with beer, wine, and premium liquor.
67 Olympia Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305, Phone: 718-447-8926
Proudly operated by Chez Vous Catering & Party Rentals, Edgewater Hall is an elegant four-story Victorian banquet hall that dates back to 1876. There are four distinct event spaces to choose from, including a speakeasy-style cellar with an antique bar, a beautiful ballroom with a tin ceiling and exposed brick walls, and two spacious lofts with views of the water and the bridge. The capacity ranges from 100 to 175 people depending on which space you choose, and couples planning a larger wedding can also choose to rent out the entire building, which can seat up to 300 guests.
691 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10304, Phone: 718-720-0900
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10.Eve Ultra Lounge
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The perfect choice for couples who want an exciting, unique wedding, Eve Ultra Lounge is an extravagant event venue that prides itself on helping customers plan incredible parties. The multi-level lounge offers both indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from, and it's equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system. The in-house catering team offers freshly prepared food with 100% organic options, but they also allow outside caterers if couples have someone special in mind. No matter which option you choose, the food can be paired with one of the venue's excellent bar packages, which include beer, wine, and hard liquor.
2354 Arthur Kill Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309, Phone: 718-605-1000
11.Grand Oaks Country Club
Situated on a gorgeous 147-acre overlooking a lush green golf course, the Grand Oaks Country Club is a classically elegant wedding venue that's set up to accommodate ceremonies as well as receptions. Couples can say their vows on the beautiful patio, and the club also offers several ballrooms that can accommodate up to 1500 guests. When it comes to planning the dinner menu, the club's award-winning chefs will make it as easy and enjoyable as possible by working with you to create a customized menu. The venue proudly welcomes LGBTQ couples and couples of any religion and ethnicity, and it specializes in kosher weddings.
200 Huguenot Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312, Phone: 718-356-2771
© Grand Plaza
With its 20-foot vaulted ceilings and its glittering chandeliers, the Grand Plaza is a luxurious venue perfect for hosting a wedding your guests will never forget. The celebration can start with cocktails in the elegant Crystal Club Room, where cocktails will be served from the private bar adorned with brass chandeliers. After a bit of mingling, your guests can flow into the stunning ballroom, which features a magnificent chandelier and a dance floor where everyone can boogie the night away. The venue offers a wonderful selection of all-inclusive packages to make sure everything goes smoothly, and couples can also bring in outside vendors if desired.
23 Nelson Ave, Staten Island, NY 10308, Phone: 718-967-4034
13.Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island
Hidden away on a 415-acre nature preserve, the Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island is an upscale hotel with almost 200 guest rooms. Wedding receptions can be held in Nicotra’s Ballroom, a luxurious space with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide incredible views of the surrounding woodland. The ballroom can be divided into smaller spaces as needed, and it also offers a beautiful outdoor garden with a gazebo that can be used for ceremonies. Customized catering services are provided in-house, and some of the wedding packages also include ice carvings, a designer wedding cake, and a complimentary night's stay for the newlyweds.
1100 South Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314, Phone: 718-477-2400
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Hidden away in the peaceful community of Grasmere, the Island Chateau is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in New York. The venue features a three-story gold dome, an elegant grand staircase, and a gorgeous manicured garden, and it offers both indoor and outdoor spaces. A spacious bridal suite with a private bathroom can be found at the top of the grand staircase. All guests will be greeted with a complimentary glass of wine or champagne upon arrival, and the wedding packages also include white glove serving staff, floor length linens, and a custom tiered wedding cake.
900 W Fingerboard Rd, Staten Island, NY 10305, Phone: 718-447-5882
One of the best fine dining restaurants on Staten Island, the Mansion Grand is a stunning two-story space nestled in the Great Kills Harbor. The restaurant's private dining rooms are perfectly suited to hosting receptions, particularly for smaller weddings, and they can be set up for both dinner and dancing. Couples can choose from three- and four-course menus, and additional appetizers and desserts can be added on for a surcharge. Beverages are provided through the venue as well, and couples can choose to have unlimited wine, beer, and sangria, to purchase wine by the bottle, or to have a full top shelf open bar.
141 Mansion Ave, Staten Island, NY 10308, Phone: 718-605-9200
16.Nanina's In The Park
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Sitting just outside Newark on the edge of Branchbrook Park, Nanina's In The Park is a breathtaking Tuscan-style villa surrounded by cherry blossom gardens and perfectly manicured lawns. The property's lush greenery and sparkling ponds provide plenty of stunning photo backdrops, and when it's time for the ceremony, the bride can walk down a charming brick-lined aisle to exchange vows with her soon-to-be husband. Receptions can take place in the grand ballroom, and the venue will provide crystal stemware, china, and designer linens for the tables. Couples can also arrange to have an after-party in the lower lounge.
540 Mill St, Belleville, NJ 07109, Phone: 973-751-1230
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17.Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
If you've always dreamed of getting married in the countryside but want all the convenience of a city wedding, Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden is the perfect choice of venue. The 52-acre property is a peaceful oasis that makes it easy to relax while you enjoy your special day, and both the indoor and outdoor venues offer stunning views of the garden's flowers and greenery. Ceremonies can be held in the garden itself, and both of the banquet halls boast floor-to-ceiling windows and attached terraces. Catering and bar services are provided by the venue's exclusive caterer, but outside wedding cakes are permitted.
1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, Phone: 718-307-7133
Owned and operated by the LiGreci family for more than half a century, Staaten is one of Staten Island's most popular banquet halls for weddings and other special events. As a family-run business, it's dedicated to making sure that couples receive the best possible service while planning their special day, and an experienced team of staff will be available to help with everything from planning a custom menu to decorating the space on the day of the wedding. Catering is provided for both the cocktail hour and the reception, and all packages include imported table wine, a beautiful wedding cake, and beverage service.
697 Forest Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310, Phone: 718-448-6000
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19.The Gallery Banquet Room
© The Gallery Banquet Room
Originally constructed in 1921, the Gallery Banquet Room is a classic event venue with exposed brick walls and a large dance floor offset from the main dining area. The space can accommodate up to 125 guests for a reception, and it's equipped with five plasma TVs and a state-of-the-art sound system that will keep your guests dancing all night long. Food is provided by a local catering company, and the dinner menu typically includes the couple's choice of entrees, side dishes, pastas, and salads. Sandwich platters and fried shrimp or calamari trays are available for an additional fee.
293 Van Duzer St, Staten Island, NY 10304, Phone: 718-273-2200
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20.The Historic Old Bermuda Inn
With its on-site chapel and its seven event spaces, the Historic Old Bermuda Inn is ideal for couples who want to have their ceremony and reception in the same place. Each of the rooms is decorated in a different theme to make it easy for couples to choose the space that's right for them, and as an added bonus, the building is surrounded by picture-perfect botanical gardens complete with a charming white gazebo. Professional event planners are available to help with details both big and small, and there is also an on-site bed and breakfast where couples can spend the night.
Veterans Rd W, Staten Island, NY 10309, Phone: 718-948-7600
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21.The Loft at Ariana's Grand
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A loft-style venue with an outdoor terrace that looks out over the Outerbridge Crossing, the Loft at Ariana's Grand is a welcoming piece of Manhattan in the heart of Staten Island. The talented in-house chefs specialize in Italian-American food made with old family recipes, and all packages include hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and dessert. The venue also provides beverages, and an open bar with beer, wine, and cocktails is provided during the cocktail hour, and unlimited champagne is offered during dinner. Optional beverage upgrades include bottled beer, wines imported from around the world, and a top shelf liquor bar with an ice sculpture.
4864 Arthur Kill Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309, Phone: 718-966-4522
22.The Stone House at Clove Lakes
Tucked away in the picturesque Clove Lakes Park, the Stone House at Clove Lakes is a beautiful waterfront restaurant with an outdoor patio that can be used for ceremonies and receptions. The interior of the restaurant is decorated with elegant chandeliers and rustic stone fireplaces, and if you'd prefer to have an indoor reception, there are spaces available for up to 150 people. The restaurant's skilled culinary team can provide food to match almost any theme, and a wedding coordinator will help with decor, event rentals, and menu planning. The venue has a list of preferred vendors for flowers, photography, entertainment, and wedding cakes.
1150 Clove Rd, Staten Island, NY 10301, Phone: 718-442-3600
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23.The Vanderbilt at South Beach
© The Vanderbilt at South Beach
Boasting one of the city's best views of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the Vanderbilt at South Beach is the only waterfront ballroom-style venue in Staten Island. The property offers plenty of stunning photo opportunities, and ceremonies can be held right on the beach, making it the perfect venue for anyone who wants the feel of a destination wedding without having to travel too far from home. Catering is done in-house, and the venue's dedicated culinary team is headed by award-winning chefs who can prepare everything from elegant hot and cold hors d'oeuvres to buffet-style carving boards to decadent dessert tapas.
300 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305, Phone: 718-447-0800
23 Best Staten Island Wedding Venues
- A Taste of Honey Caterers, Inc., Photo: milanmarkovic78/stock.adobe.com
- Above Rooftop, Photo: Above Rooftop
- Alice Austen House, Photo: Alice Austen House
- Angelina's, Photo: Angelina's
- Caliber Yacht Charters, Photo: Kristina/stock.adobe.com
- Celebrate at Snug Harbor, Photo: Ivan/stock.adobe.com
- Chez Vous Catering & Party Rentals, Photo: Olga/stock.adobe.com
- Crystal Room, Photo: Crystal Room
- Edgewater Hall, Photo: romannoru/stock.adobe.com
- Eve Ultra Lounge, Photo: Eve Ultra Lounge
- Grand Oaks Country Club, Photo: mirage_studio/stock.adobe.com
- Grand Plaza, Photo: Grand Plaza
- Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island, Photo: Yuliia/stock.adobe.com
- Island Chateau, Photo: Marcel Poncu/stock.adobe.com
- Mansion Grand, Photo: cmirnovalexander/stock.adobe.com
- Nanina's In The Park, Photo: Nanina's In The Park
- Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Photo: Olga/stock.adobe.com
- Staaten, Photo: azhurfoto/stock.adobe.com
- The Gallery Banquet Room, Photo: The Gallery Banquet Room
- The Historic Old Bermuda Inn, Photo: vikstrel/stock.adobe.com
- The Loft at Ariana's Grand, Photo: The Loft at Ariana's Grand
- The Stone House at Clove Lakes, Photo: rostov777/stock.adobe.com
- The Vanderbilt at South Beach, Photo: The Vanderbilt at South Beach
- Cover Photo: Africa Studio/stock.adobe.com