BRIDES Southern California: Foodie Couples Will Love These 5 Los Angeles Restaurant Wedding Venues

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If you and your soon-to-be spouse love food as much as you love each other, it's only fitting for you two lovebirds to host your wedding reception at a restaurant that serves exceptional fare. Luckily, these Los Angeles restaurants offer decadent menus and stunning event spaces that will make your culinary-minded hearts go pitter-patter.

Republique Restaurant Wedding Venue

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With its glorious Gothic arches, exposed brick walls, soaring ceilings, and Instagram-worthy blue floor tiles, Republique sets the scene for a dreamy wedding reception. Housed in an architecturally stunning 1928-built space, the charming French eatery is available for a full buyout and can accommodate a seated dinner for up to 210 of your closet friends and family.

Geoffreys Malibu Restaurant Wedding Venue

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Geoffrey's Malibu
Exchange vows with your honey with the sparkling Pacific Ocean as your backdrop and then toast your nuptials with a delicious dinner party at this mainstay Malibu restaurant by the sea. Parties larger than 60 can buyout the restaurant for the evening and dig into a mouth-watering menu rife with dishes that run the gamut from grilled filet mignon to Chilean sea bass and creme brulee for dessert. Read real brides' reviews here!

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Outfitted in nautical décor and lush greenery, Herringbone is perfect for its beachy ambiance and celebrity chef Brian Malarkey's inventive seafood fare. The Santa Monica restaurant exudes an irresistible coastal charm that will render every wedding photo Pinterest-worthy. Options include booking the main dining room for a seated dinner of up to 75 guests or a full buyout for 150.

Cafe Pinot Wedding Venue

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Cafe Pinot
Serving exquisite California French cuisine, this Downtown Los Angeles restaurant is a picturesque haven radiating with romance. While the restaurant's Skyroom Terrace is perfect for an intimate reception of 40, but we're especially in love with its lush garden patio, which seats 100 and is beautifully appointed with fountains and twinkling lights. Read real brides' reviews here!


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Yashamiro Hollywood
Situated atop the Hollywood Hills, Yamashiro — Japanese for mountain palace — is rich with Hollywood history. Various feature films have been shot on the serene grounds of the Japanese restaurant over the years, and the stunning garden courtyard (complete with a koi pond) is where all the magic happens. Wedding ceremonies and receptions can be hosted in the al fresco courtyard, which seats 150. As for the menu, you can choose to go buffet or sit-down style and treat your guests to dishes like grilled wagyu sirloin and shoyu-glazed black cod.

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