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Riverhouse Banquets & Weddings

Palmetto , FL

LOCATION

1001 Riverside Drive
Palmetto, FL US 34221 (map)

PHONE

941-721-3800

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

It does not get any more spectacular than the Riverhouse Banquets & Weddings on the historic Manatee River at Regatta Pointe Marina...where every view makes its own very special memory... Read more
It does not get any more spectacular than the Riverhouse Banquets & Weddings on the historic Manatee River at Regatta Pointe Marina...where every view makes its own very special memory no matter what the occasion. The Riverhouse Banquets & Weddings is a waterfront event venue located on the historic Manatee River at Regatta Pointe Marina in Palmetto, Florida. Built on an island, the Riverhouse offers a unique event facility with stunning views and breathtaking atmosphere. The Riverhouse Banquets & Weddings facility can comfortably host 275 guests, making it the ideal venue. The Riverhouse Banquets & Weddings has an on-site event coordinator to ensure your event runs smoothly. The Riverhouse is all-inclusive and is available for daily, evening, or luncheon bookings. Our hours of operation vary by event to best fit your needs. Call us today to book this waterfront venue with a breathtaking view. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1980
When was your venue last renovated?
2009
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Nautical, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
240
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
2295
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The Riverhouse is very likely the best location for a reception in the entire area. While reasonably priced to begin with (especially compared to country clubs or any other classy locations in the area), the night of the wedding showed us that it was worth every penny. The view was breathtaking as the sun was setting over the marina, the food was first rate, and the decorations provided by the Riverhouse made our lives so easy (all we had to do was make centerpieces--the enormous bay windows and strings of lights throughout the room were more than enough).

Of course, what really made us feel as though we'd struck reception gold was the event manager, Carrie. Simply put: she is fantastic. She helped us along the entire way, met with us multiple times, and made sure everything ran smoothly: from helping arrange a seating chart for more than a hundred people to providing last-minute table numbers and some much needed guidance for a couple of wedding rookies such as we were (we'd each only attended one wedding before and really had no idea what all was involved in planning one of these babies). On the night of the wedding, she clearly took charge and everyone within the wait and bar staff knew to go to her for questions (if there even were any), leaving us free to enjoy ourselves and talk to our many guests.

Overall, we could not have asked for a more perfect evening and we are so pleased to recommend this venue (and Carrie) to any couple, no matter the size of your budget.
The Riverhouse is very likely the best location for a reception in the entire area. While reasonably priced to begin with Read more...
The Riverhouse is very likely the best location for a reception in the entire area. While reasonably priced to begin with (especially compared to country clubs or any other classy locations in the area), the night of the wedding showed us that it was worth every penny. The view was breathtaking as the sun was setting over the marina, the food was first rate, and the decorations provided by the Riverhouse made our lives so easy (all we had to do was make centerpieces--the enormous bay windows and strings of lights throughout the room were more than enough).

Of course, what really made us feel as though we'd struck reception gold was the event manager, Carrie. Simply put: she is fantastic. She helped us along the entire way, met with us multiple times, and made sure everything ran smoothly: from helping arrange a seating chart for more than a hundred people to providing last-minute table numbers and some much needed guidance for a couple of wedding rookies such as we were (we'd each only attended one wedding before and really had no idea what all was involved in planning one of these babies). On the night of the wedding, she clearly took charge and everyone within the wait and bar staff knew to go to her for questions (if there even were any), leaving us free to enjoy ourselves and talk to our many guests.

Overall, we could not have asked for a more perfect evening and we are so pleased to recommend this venue (and Carrie) to any couple, no matter the size of your budget. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We spent a long time checking out wedding reception venues in the Sarasota area, and we are SO happy we chose The Riverhouse. Everything about our reception was perfect -- from the food to the setting to the banquet staff. Carrie, the banquet manager, was amazing to work with from start to finish. She was always quick to respond to our (many, many) questions and requests, and she went above and beyond to accommodate our needs. The event staff as a whole was incredibly impressive in every way, always ready to help.

Since the banquet venue at The Riverhouse is attached to a really great restaurant, we didn't have any worries about the quality of the food. And we were definitely not disappointed! All of the food was delicious, appealed to a wide range of tastes, and was served efficiently and cheerfully. The kitchen had no problem accommodating the special dietary restrictions that some of our guests have. We're still getting compliments about how great the food was!

Since we had a lot of out-of-state friends and family attending our wedding, it was important to us that the wedding give them a little bit of a "Florida feel." But, we didn't want to go all out and do a beach wedding. The Riverhouse offered an ideal solution -- you get stunning views of the water, a wraparound deck, and an elegantly rustic feel, plus all the comforts of a fully equipped wedding venue. All in all, it was the perfect place for what proved to be a perfect evening. Highly recommended!
We spent a long time checking out wedding reception venues in the Sarasota area, and we are SO happy we chose The Read more...
We spent a long time checking out wedding reception venues in the Sarasota area, and we are SO happy we chose The Riverhouse. Everything about our reception was perfect -- from the food to the setting to the banquet staff. Carrie, the banquet manager, was amazing to work with from start to finish. She was always quick to respond to our (many, many) questions and requests, and she went above and beyond to accommodate our needs. The event staff as a whole was incredibly impressive in every way, always ready to help.

Since the banquet venue at The Riverhouse is attached to a really great restaurant, we didn't have any worries about the quality of the food. And we were definitely not disappointed! All of the food was delicious, appealed to a wide range of tastes, and was served efficiently and cheerfully. The kitchen had no problem accommodating the special dietary restrictions that some of our guests have. We're still getting compliments about how great the food was!

Since we had a lot of out-of-state friends and family attending our wedding, it was important to us that the wedding give them a little bit of a "Florida feel." But, we didn't want to go all out and do a beach wedding. The Riverhouse offered an ideal solution -- you get stunning views of the water, a wraparound deck, and an elegantly rustic feel, plus all the comforts of a fully equipped wedding venue. All in all, it was the perfect place for what proved to be a perfect evening. Highly recommended! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
When we looked at the RiverHouse for a reception venue, we knew instantly we wanted our reception there. The place is absolutely stunning, and perfect for a beautiful Florida wedding. We are from the Midwest so most of our guests had to travel to come to our wedding. We received nothing but compliments about how beautiful and amazing the venue was. It looked breathtaking as the sun was setting, and it was perfect for pictures out on the pier. The food is delicious as well. Our favorite is the kickin shrimp and chicken.

Another perk of the place is Carrie, the Banquet Manager. She is absolutely amazing to work with. She answered all of our questions from day one and worked with us closely so we could have our dream wedding. She was great and quick to respond. She made sure we were happy and everything went as planned. I could not imagine working with someone else for our wedding. She definitely helped make our day very special. Her team is amazing as well. Hands down one of the best venues I have ever seen and the best staff!
When we looked at the RiverHouse for a reception venue, we knew instantly we wanted our reception there. The place is Read more...
When we looked at the RiverHouse for a reception venue, we knew instantly we wanted our reception there. The place is absolutely stunning, and perfect for a beautiful Florida wedding. We are from the Midwest so most of our guests had to travel to come to our wedding. We received nothing but compliments about how beautiful and amazing the venue was. It looked breathtaking as the sun was setting, and it was perfect for pictures out on the pier. The food is delicious as well. Our favorite is the kickin shrimp and chicken.

Another perk of the place is Carrie, the Banquet Manager. She is absolutely amazing to work with. She answered all of our questions from day one and worked with us closely so we could have our dream wedding. She was great and quick to respond. She made sure we were happy and everything went as planned. I could not imagine working with someone else for our wedding. She definitely helped make our day very special. Her team is amazing as well. Hands down one of the best venues I have ever seen and the best staff! Read less
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Cheryl
Wedding:
5/23/2014
5.0/5.0
We had my niece's wedding and reception here. The catering manager, Carrie and her crew worked like a well oiled machine to make this an event to remember. They were professional, efficient, courteous and catered to every detail we requested, and helped to make this a beautifully memorable event. They followed my sister's color choices, layout, and table setting plan to a T, and allowed us to get in the day before, and morning to execute our elaborate setup.

Aside from the amazing, courteous service, the venue itself is beautiful, scenic (on the water in a marina) clean and perfectly suited for this or any other type of event.

And let's not forget the food. My sister chose 5 menu choices for the guests to choose from. Everything was deliciously prepared and beautifully presented - a far cry from most "event food" I've eaten in the past. From the filet cooked to perfection, to the vegan portabella mushroom dinner (as a vegan my expectations were low), all of the food far surpassed my expectations.
We had my niece's wedding and reception here. The catering manager, Carrie and her crew worked like a well oiled machine Read more...
We had my niece's wedding and reception here. The catering manager, Carrie and her crew worked like a well oiled machine to make this an event to remember. They were professional, efficient, courteous and catered to every detail we requested, and helped to make this a beautifully memorable event. They followed my sister's color choices, layout, and table setting plan to a T, and allowed us to get in the day before, and morning to execute our elaborate setup.

Aside from the amazing, courteous service, the venue itself is beautiful, scenic (on the water in a marina) clean and perfectly suited for this or any other type of event.

And let's not forget the food. My sister chose 5 menu choices for the guests to choose from. Everything was deliciously prepared and beautifully presented - a far cry from most "event food" I've eaten in the past. From the filet cooked to perfection, to the vegan portabella mushroom dinner (as a vegan my expectations were low), all of the food far surpassed my expectations. Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
4/5/2014
5.0/5.0
The Riverhouse at Regatta Pointe Marina was an amazing venue and working with Carrie was great! From the first time I went to tour the Riverhouse, I fell in love. You walk down a long dock with beautiful sailboats on both sides, up to the second story - where you are surrounded with windows overlooking the gorgeous views of the Manatee River. The dance floor is elevated in the center of it all, which makes for an amazing backdrop for pictures! The ceilings are tall and flanked with large wood beams - which are beautiful in and of themselves with minimal decorations. And if you want to decorate - the best part is - hooks are already built in all over the beams, which makes hanging decorations so easy! (I called my wedding theme "sportfish chic" and hung sailfish that said "dancing", "cake" and "drinks" with the bills pointing to each location.) Our Guests really enjoyed dancing the night away and then stepping out on the patios to watch the boats go by and catch the cool breeze.

Not only are the views incredible, but the food was amazing as well. All of our Guests commented on how great it was and unlike traditional 'wedding food' from the cocktail hour appetizers to the main entrees.

To top everything off, I was so pleased to work with Carrie. Carrie is so welcoming and responsive - any question I had, any request I asked her about - she went above and beyond to help me make sure everything was perfect on our wedding day. The week of our wedding and day of, she had already talked with all of the vendors to make sure everything was still on track and according to the timeline -- I really didn't have a thing to worry about!

Although it's only been just over two weeks, our Guests continue to let us know what a great time they had and how much they enjoyed it there. My husband and I couldn't be happier and I would highly recommend the Riverhouse!
The Riverhouse at Regatta Pointe Marina was an amazing venue and working with Carrie was great! From the first time I went Read more...
The Riverhouse at Regatta Pointe Marina was an amazing venue and working with Carrie was great! From the first time I went to tour the Riverhouse, I fell in love. You walk down a long dock with beautiful sailboats on both sides, up to the second story - where you are surrounded with windows overlooking the gorgeous views of the Manatee River. The dance floor is elevated in the center of it all, which makes for an amazing backdrop for pictures! The ceilings are tall and flanked with large wood beams - which are beautiful in and of themselves with minimal decorations. And if you want to decorate - the best part is - hooks are already built in all over the beams, which makes hanging decorations so easy! (I called my wedding theme "sportfish chic" and hung sailfish that said "dancing", "cake" and "drinks" with the bills pointing to each location.) Our Guests really enjoyed dancing the night away and then stepping out on the patios to watch the boats go by and catch the cool breeze.

Not only are the views incredible, but the food was amazing as well. All of our Guests commented on how great it was and unlike traditional 'wedding food' from the cocktail hour appetizers to the main entrees.

To top everything off, I was so pleased to work with Carrie. Carrie is so welcoming and responsive - any question I had, any request I asked her about - she went above and beyond to help me make sure everything was perfect on our wedding day. The week of our wedding and day of, she had already talked with all of the vendors to make sure everything was still on track and according to the timeline -- I really didn't have a thing to worry about!

Although it's only been just over two weeks, our Guests continue to let us know what a great time they had and how much they enjoyed it there. My husband and I couldn't be happier and I would highly recommend the Riverhouse! Read less
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Nettie & Dallas
Wedding:
9/7/2013
5.0/5.0
The Riverhouse offered the perfect venue for our wedding. They have a private bridal suite, providing a great place to get ready for the ceremony. They offer on-site catering from a private kitchen and a serving staff that was dedicated exclusively to our special day. Everyone was very professional and extremely accommodating. The food was phenomenal on every level; the quality, quantity, appearance and taste exceeded our expectations. The location was perfect for our ceremony and reception, and it provided an excellent sunset view for our wedding pictures. We have received only the best compliments from our guests about the Riverhouse. Their needs were catered to in every way; and they didn't want for anything all evening.
Where do we begin, in saying how wonderful Carrie (Banquet Manager/Event Planner) and her staff were in making our wonderful wedding day PERFECT!! Carrie went above and beyond in every way to make our wedding day a dream come true. From the first time we met and shared with her our desire, she made it her personal goal to help us achieve our dream wedding. Carrie was there every step of the way, providing a timeline, a floor plan, professional input and suggestions, as well as many other details, both large and small.
We want to share our appreciation with Carrie (Our Fairy Godmother) and her entire staff. Thank you so very much for everything!!

~Sincerest Regards~ Nettie & Dallas (aka: The New Mr. & Mrs. Turner)
The Riverhouse offered the perfect venue for our wedding. They have a private bridal suite, providing a great place to get Read more...
The Riverhouse offered the perfect venue for our wedding. They have a private bridal suite, providing a great place to get ready for the ceremony. They offer on-site catering from a private kitchen and a serving staff that was dedicated exclusively to our special day. Everyone was very professional and extremely accommodating. The food was phenomenal on every level; the quality, quantity, appearance and taste exceeded our expectations. The location was perfect for our ceremony and reception, and it provided an excellent sunset view for our wedding pictures. We have received only the best compliments from our guests about the Riverhouse. Their needs were catered to in every way; and they didn't want for anything all evening.
Where do we begin, in saying how wonderful Carrie (Banquet Manager/Event Planner) and her staff were in making our wonderful wedding day PERFECT!! Carrie went above and beyond in every way to make our wedding day a dream come true. From the first time we met and shared with her our desire, she made it her personal goal to help us achieve our dream wedding. Carrie was there every step of the way, providing a timeline, a floor plan, professional input and suggestions, as well as many other details, both large and small.
We want to share our appreciation with Carrie (Our Fairy Godmother) and her entire staff. Thank you so very much for everything!!

~Sincerest Regards~ Nettie & Dallas (aka: The New Mr. & Mrs. Turner) Read less
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A
Wedding:
9/6/2013
5.0/5.0
We had the perfect wedding thanks to Carrie at the Riverhouse. I would highly recommend this place for any wedding or big event. So glad we went with this choice!!!! Thanks again!!!
We had the perfect wedding thanks to Carrie at the Riverhouse. I would highly recommend this place for any wedding or big Read more...
We had the perfect wedding thanks to Carrie at the Riverhouse. I would highly recommend this place for any wedding or big event. So glad we went with this choice!!!! Thanks again!!! Read less
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Courtney
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Carrie and her team at the Riverhouse are absolutely amazing! She was great to work with and I really appreciated her flexibility with meeting times. The staff who served dinner and did the bar services were all great. They were very polite and professional to all of the guests and they really took care of my husband and I. The venue itself is absolutely beautiful and the food is incredible.
Carrie and her team at the Riverhouse are absolutely amazing! She was great to work with and I really appreciated her Read more...
Carrie and her team at the Riverhouse are absolutely amazing! She was great to work with and I really appreciated her flexibility with meeting times. The staff who served dinner and did the bar services were all great. They were very polite and professional to all of the guests and they really took care of my husband and I. The venue itself is absolutely beautiful and the food is incredible. Read less
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Meaghan
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
I had my ceremony and reception last weekend (4-13-13) at the Riverhouse and it was everything I have ever dreamed of and more. To start off with Carrie (their wedding coordinator at the Riverhouse) is AMAZING! She helps you through the whole process and will also give you ideas and suggestions! All of which are great! She will respond to any email or phone call you make to her. Carrie and the staff at the Riverhouse were amazing! All of our friends and family are still talking about how beautiful the views were at our venue and of course the awesome food! I heard almost 20 times that it was the best wedding food anyone has ever had. All of our friends and family are planning are next outing to the riverhouse for dinner. The food is just out of this world. The prices per plate and for everything at the riverhouse are the best you can find, especially for the quality! I have nothing to complain about. We had an absolutely perfect day at a perfect venue! Highly recommended to everyone :) Go check them out!!!!
I had my ceremony and reception last weekend (4-13-13) at the Riverhouse and it was everything I have ever dreamed of and Read more...
I had my ceremony and reception last weekend (4-13-13) at the Riverhouse and it was everything I have ever dreamed of and more. To start off with Carrie (their wedding coordinator at the Riverhouse) is AMAZING! She helps you through the whole process and will also give you ideas and suggestions! All of which are great! She will respond to any email or phone call you make to her. Carrie and the staff at the Riverhouse were amazing! All of our friends and family are still talking about how beautiful the views were at our venue and of course the awesome food! I heard almost 20 times that it was the best wedding food anyone has ever had. All of our friends and family are planning are next outing to the riverhouse for dinner. The food is just out of this world. The prices per plate and for everything at the riverhouse are the best you can find, especially for the quality! I have nothing to complain about. We had an absolutely perfect day at a perfect venue! Highly recommended to everyone :) Go check them out!!!! Read less
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Hallie
Wedding:
3/30/2013
5.0/5.0
Working with the Riverhouse and Carrie were probably one of the easiest things about planning our wedding. We gave a list of exactly what we wanted and they delivered above and beyond anything we asked for. I had the best wedding/reception I could have ever asked for and I could not have done it without the help of Carrie and her team.
Working with the Riverhouse and Carrie were probably one of the easiest things about planning our wedding. We gave a list Read more...
Working with the Riverhouse and Carrie were probably one of the easiest things about planning our wedding. We gave a list of exactly what we wanted and they delivered above and beyond anything we asked for. I had the best wedding/reception I could have ever asked for and I could not have done it without the help of Carrie and her team. Read less
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marisa
Wedding:
11/3/2012
5.0/5.0
I loved the Riverhouse as our venue! Also, Carrie, the banquet manager was an absolute joy to work with. We received many compliments on the venue itself as well as the food. You cannot get a better location for the price!
I loved the Riverhouse as our venue! Also, Carrie, the banquet manager was an absolute joy to work with. We received many Read more...
I loved the Riverhouse as our venue! Also, Carrie, the banquet manager was an absolute joy to work with. We received many compliments on the venue itself as well as the food. You cannot get a better location for the price! Read less
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Kara
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
The Riverhouse was perfect for a "Florida Couple" wedding. The marina added the perfect touch. Every seat had a beautiful view of the sparkling water. Our wedding was from 6pm-10pm, so we were able to take pictures in the marina with the sunset in the background. Everyone raved about the quality of food. My husband comes from a huge Italian family, and they love their food! They were all impressed. The Riverhoise had the best deals for food out of every venue I searched.
The Riverhouse was perfect for a "Florida Couple" wedding. The marina added the perfect touch. Every seat had a beautiful Read more...
The Riverhouse was perfect for a "Florida Couple" wedding. The marina added the perfect touch. Every seat had a beautiful view of the sparkling water. Our wedding was from 6pm-10pm, so we were able to take pictures in the marina with the sunset in the background. Everyone raved about the quality of food. My husband comes from a huge Italian family, and they love their food! They were all impressed. The Riverhoise had the best deals for food out of every venue I searched. Read less
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Diana
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
The Riverhouse is truly a hidden gem. We absolutely loved having our reception here. The space is so beautiful and it looks breathtaking at night. The areas available for the ceremony are great as well. We had so many guests complement us on our choice of reception venue. The coordinator, Carrie is absolutely wonderful to work with and responds quickly to any question you may have. The food is excellent as well! We are so glad we found the Riverhouse and will always be happy with the memories made at our reception.
The Riverhouse is truly a hidden gem. We absolutely loved having our reception here. The space is so beautiful and it Read more...
The Riverhouse is truly a hidden gem. We absolutely loved having our reception here. The space is so beautiful and it looks breathtaking at night. The areas available for the ceremony are great as well. We had so many guests complement us on our choice of reception venue. The coordinator, Carrie is absolutely wonderful to work with and responds quickly to any question you may have. The food is excellent as well! We are so glad we found the Riverhouse and will always be happy with the memories made at our reception. Read less
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MrsRamirez42112
Wedding:
4/21/2012
5.0/5.0
As soon as I met with Carrie Atkinson, I knew I'd found the woman with whom I'd plan my special day. Carrie has a passion for pleasing people that was evident from our first meeting. My Mister and I had reviewed the website and knew our meal choices (it's impossible to pick a bad meal there). The filet mignon was the most delicious I've had (the sauce, so many guests have called raving!!).

Carrie accommodated our requests and design ideas (over the top, I must say) without ever flinching. When I e-mailed, she always responded immediately.

The view cannot be beat; 4 sides of beautiful Manatee River views, not the usual closed-in space of a reception hall. Service was amazing.

I cannot say enough wonderful things about this location: I would have changed our wedding date to have the reception here (it's our favorite date-night spot).

Thank you, Carrie, and the rest of the team, for making our Special Day so perfect.
As soon as I met with Carrie Atkinson, I knew I'd found the woman with whom I'd plan my special day. Carrie has a passion Read more...
As soon as I met with Carrie Atkinson, I knew I'd found the woman with whom I'd plan my special day. Carrie has a passion for pleasing people that was evident from our first meeting. My Mister and I had reviewed the website and knew our meal choices (it's impossible to pick a bad meal there). The filet mignon was the most delicious I've had (the sauce, so many guests have called raving!!).

Carrie accommodated our requests and design ideas (over the top, I must say) without ever flinching. When I e-mailed, she always responded immediately.

The view cannot be beat; 4 sides of beautiful Manatee River views, not the usual closed-in space of a reception hall. Service was amazing.

I cannot say enough wonderful things about this location: I would have changed our wedding date to have the reception here (it's our favorite date-night spot).

Thank you, Carrie, and the rest of the team, for making our Special Day so perfect. Read less
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Brandy
Wedding:
3/10/2012
5.0/5.0
Our reception was here at the Riverhouse and we couldn't have picked a more picturesque spot to celebrate. The second floor and balcony boasted amazing sunset views and the space doesn't need much decorating with the wood beams and romantic lighting. The bigger selling point for us though, was their amazing coordinator, Carrie. She pulled everything off without a hitch.
Our reception was here at the Riverhouse and we couldn't have picked a more picturesque spot to celebrate. The second Read more...
Our reception was here at the Riverhouse and we couldn't have picked a more picturesque spot to celebrate. The second floor and balcony boasted amazing sunset views and the space doesn't need much decorating with the wood beams and romantic lighting. The bigger selling point for us though, was their amazing coordinator, Carrie. She pulled everything off without a hitch. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
9/4/2011
5.0/5.0
From the very beginning, the Banquet Manager Carrie, was extremely helpful, diligent, and accommodating. The venue is spectacular, everything we dreamed of, it is so beautiful. The food is very reasonably priced and of good quality. The servers at our wedding were wonderful, they worked so hard to make sure everyone was happy. Carrie was great with coordinating every detail and walked us through the day until we had no more questions. We had not a worry in the world because she took care of everything. We wouldn't change anything about our wedding, (except the few raindrops during the ceremony and the stifling heat during photos) but some things you just can't change. Thank you, Riverhouse, Carrie, and all your amazing staff!! We appreciate you so much!!
From the very beginning, the Banquet Manager Carrie, was extremely helpful, diligent, and accommodating. The venue is Read more...
From the very beginning, the Banquet Manager Carrie, was extremely helpful, diligent, and accommodating. The venue is spectacular, everything we dreamed of, it is so beautiful. The food is very reasonably priced and of good quality. The servers at our wedding were wonderful, they worked so hard to make sure everyone was happy. Carrie was great with coordinating every detail and walked us through the day until we had no more questions. We had not a worry in the world because she took care of everything. We wouldn't change anything about our wedding, (except the few raindrops during the ceremony and the stifling heat during photos) but some things you just can't change. Thank you, Riverhouse, Carrie, and all your amazing staff!! We appreciate you so much!! Read less
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Cherry Pie
Wedding:
7/16/2011
5.0/5.0
The Riverhouse is an awesome spot for a reception. We are so happy we went with them. Carrie, the coordinator, is efficient, professional, and easy to work with. We had so many compliments on the food and service. We couldn't have asked for a better reception location!
The Riverhouse is an awesome spot for a reception. We are so happy we went with them. Carrie, the coordinator, is Read more...
The Riverhouse is an awesome spot for a reception. We are so happy we went with them. Carrie, the coordinator, is efficient, professional, and easy to work with. We had so many compliments on the food and service. We couldn't have asked for a better reception location! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Suzanne
Wedding:
6/26/2011
4.6/5.0
Both the ceremony and reception for my daughters wedding took place the the Riverhouse. The coordinator, Carrie, was great to work with, responsive to our needs and understanding of our dozens of questions! Many guest commented on the wonderful quality of the food and choices they were given. We had an abundance of DIY and Carrie did a great job helping us with our vision. Our only issues were minor as the girfts and cards were not locked up after the start of the reception as we were told they would be and our very smart guests figured out that the bar prices in the reception were nearly double that of the bar downstairs so there was a lot of running up and down that could have been avoided. The catering costs were otherwise very reasonable and service very good. Our guests were delighted with all the Riverhouse had to offer and I'm sure there will be quite a few new customers in the restaurant! Thanks for everything Carrie!
Both the ceremony and reception for my daughters wedding took place the the Riverhouse. The coordinator, Carrie, was great Read more...
Both the ceremony and reception for my daughters wedding took place the the Riverhouse. The coordinator, Carrie, was great to work with, responsive to our needs and understanding of our dozens of questions! Many guest commented on the wonderful quality of the food and choices they were given. We had an abundance of DIY and Carrie did a great job helping us with our vision. Our only issues were minor as the girfts and cards were not locked up after the start of the reception as we were told they would be and our very smart guests figured out that the bar prices in the reception were nearly double that of the bar downstairs so there was a lot of running up and down that could have been avoided. The catering costs were otherwise very reasonable and service very good. Our guests were delighted with all the Riverhouse had to offer and I'm sure there will be quite a few new customers in the restaurant! Thanks for everything Carrie! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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ginakrl
Wedding:
6/6/2010
5.0/5.0
What can I say but I loved this spot. From the view to the food, everything was wonderful. Carrie who manages the Riverhouse and coordinates all the events was awesome. She is extremely experienced with weddings and I felt completely confident in her on the day of. She made the day run smoothly without any complications. We had a small wedding and it was truly perfect, I couldn't have asked for anything else. The location has a bridal suite for the ladies to get ready in and an area for the guys to get ready. There are plasma tv's throughout that we shot a slideshow of pictures on. This location was recently renovated and so everything is new and amazing. Carrie even recommended local vendors when we visited which I truly appreciated since I was planning the wedding from out of state.
What can I say but I loved this spot. From the view to the food, everything was wonderful. Carrie who manages the Read more...
What can I say but I loved this spot. From the view to the food, everything was wonderful. Carrie who manages the Riverhouse and coordinates all the events was awesome. She is extremely experienced with weddings and I felt completely confident in her on the day of. She made the day run smoothly without any complications. We had a small wedding and it was truly perfect, I couldn't have asked for anything else. The location has a bridal suite for the ladies to get ready in and an area for the guys to get ready. There are plasma tv's throughout that we shot a slideshow of pictures on. This location was recently renovated and so everything is new and amazing. Carrie even recommended local vendors when we visited which I truly appreciated since I was planning the wedding from out of state. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue

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