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Private Events

Our Locations

Porta Asbury Park

Porta Asbury Park

Dining room of Pascal and Sabine

Pascal & Sabine

Porta Jersey City

Porta Jersey City

Homesick

Homesick

Porta Montclair

Porta Montclair

Lovesick

Lovesick

Our Services

Vendors

Choosing a vendor can be an overwhelming experience. Here is a list of industry professionals that have built trusted relationships through years of partnership. From hair and florals to DJ’s and planners, these are the folks we recommend.

Prefered Vendors PDFs

Planning & Decor

Planning and decorating for your special day can be both exciting and overwhelming. Enlisting the help of professionals who are familiar with the venue can make a significant difference in ensuring that everything runs smoothly and looks spectacular. Here’s how to leverage their expertise effectively:

Why Hire Professionals Familiar with the Venue?

  1. Intimate Knowledge of the Space:
    • They know the layout, dimensions, and unique features of the venue.
    • Familiarity with the venue’s logistics, including lighting, acoustics, and power sources.
  2. Proven Experience:
    • Understanding what has worked well in the past.
    • Ability to anticipate and solve potential problems specific to the venue.
  3. Established Relationships:
    • Good rapport with venue staff, which can streamline communication and coordination.

Access to preferred vendors who have previously delivered excellent results at the venue.

Asbury Park Package

Book a shower, rehearsal dinner, wedding and/or after party at any of our combined locations in Asbury Park with special rates.

FAQs

Are your locations wheelchair accessible?

Yes, all of our locations have wheelchair access.

Are DJ's and Live Music allowed?

Yes, DJ's and Live Music are encouraged at all Smith properties. We have proven relationships with many vendors that can be found by following the Vendor link for the location of interest.

Do you allow outside decor?

Outside decor is absolutely allowed at all of our locations. We have proven relationships with many vendors that can be found by following the Vendor link for the location of interest. We do strongly discourage the use of glitter and confetti as they often require a clean-up surcharge.

Are you able to accommodate for Dietary Restrictions?

All of our restaurants are experienced with handling many types of dietary restrictions, including vegetarian and vegan, as well as gluten and dairy free.

Do your spaces have dedicated parking?

Unfortunately none of our locations have specific parking assigned to them. On street and local lots are suggested.

Can I bring in outside food and drink?

All of our locations offer beautifully curated menus for both food and drink. No outside food or drink are permitted other than desserts for a small fee.

What are the capacities and do you have a minimum spend?

Each Smith location has varying maximum capacities and may require a minimum spend depending on the date and time of your event. Please reach out to the location you are considering for site specific details.

Do you offer custom menus?

We do offer menus custom designed and printed for your event. Ask your event contact for details.

Testimonials

I cannot say enough positive things about Porta. Everytime I think back to our wedding, I feel like I am transported right back to that day, standing on the dance floor with my husband, while my friends, family, and the Porta staff sing the lyrics of Ho Hey by the Lumineers as we dance to our wedding song.

Jess Murden

We were able to celebrate care free all night knowing this amazing team was taking care of our special day. Our hearts are so filled with love for the unforgettable memories created. Thank you for making our perfect September day a dream come true!

Kim Giannios

I took a gamble as one of the first weddings at the venue and I am so happy I did. My wedding was a bit non-traditional and they accommodated me every step of the way. The space itself is great to work with especially when you have the giant, beautiful pizza ovens as a backdrop. More importantly, the people at Porta are what made my wedding feel intimate, special and important.

Tracy Trank

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