Rehearsal Dinners

Rehearsal Dinner Venue in Madison, New Jersey

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A rehearsal dinner is a pre-wedding event that traditionally takes place the night before the bride and groom exchange their vows. The rehearsal itself ensures that last-minute preparations are worked out before the soon-to-be newlyweds walk down the aisle. The dinner that follows provides the opportunity for family and friends to gather to share a meal.


Whether you’re choosing to have dinner with just your immediate family or inviting your wedding party and some friends, where you elect to have your rehearsal dinner is important. Treat your guests to an award-winning dining experience at L’allegria. With customized menu options and a private setting for your special event, our establishment is one of the top rehearsal dinner venues throughout Morris County, New Jersey. Learn more about our luxurious accommodations that make our restaurant the ideal choice to host this special occasion.

What to Expect at L’allegria

L’allegria first opened its doors in 1984 by brothers Saverio and Giovanni Allocca who vowed to deliver an authentic Italian dining experience to all their guests. Located in Madison, NJ, L’allegria is a proud recipient of the Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA) award, which celebrates restaurants that provide an unforgettable culinary journey to their patrons. Using the freshest and most genuine ingredients in every dish, every menu option is directly influenced by the finest traditions of Italian cuisine and the land and history that made them so.

More than just great-tasting food, L’allegria sets the stage for a number of events with its breathtaking ambiance. With a Mediterranean-themed setting, guests are transported to the Italian countryside. Our banquet hall serves as the focal point for your rehearsal dinner. The space is big enough to accommodate larger gatherings or can be tailored to host more intimate celebrations. Guests can expect an overall exceptional dining experience with beautiful décor and the high-quality service that L’allegria is known for.

Rehearsal Dinner Menu Options

One of the most important components of any rehearsal dinner is the food. By choosing L’allegria to host your event, you treat your guests to exquisite menu options that combine traditional Italian flavors to create mouthwatering tastes. From a food point of view, L’allegria stands ahead. Our meticulously trained kitchen staff prepares each menu item in-house to ensure every meal tastes like it came right from the motherland.


Our specially crafted party menu packages are inspired by the diverse regions of Italy. Available menu packages consist of the following options:


  • A: Salad, Choice of Four Main Courses, American Coffee ($45.00 per person)
  • B: Pasta, Choice of Four Main Courses, American Coffee ($50.00 per person)
  • C: Appetizer, Choice of Four Main Courses, American Coffee ($55.00 per person)
  • D: Hot or Cold, Choice of Four Main Courses, American Coffee ($65.00 per person)

Party menu packages can be tailored to satisfy guests’ menu preferences and altered to accommodate the number of guests. Rehearsal dinner planners can choose to enhance their event’s menu with an additional pasta course ($15.00 per person), a salad course ($10.00 per person), and a dessert course ($9.00 per person).


Those who wish to include wine with dinner can select bottles from our award-winning wine cellar. Our team can recommend wine pairings based on your dinner options and guest preferences.


Choose L’allegria for Your Rehearsal Dinner Venue in New Jersey

Set the stage for your rehearsal dinner by choosing L’allegria as the venue. Open seven days a week, we deliver an unmatched dining experience to make your rehearsal dinner a memorable one. Located in Madison, NJ, and serving residents throughout Eastern NJ, our dining establishment offers great Italian food in an authentic setting.


In addition to providing delectable cuisine surrounded by beautiful décor, L’allegria offers unmatched customer service. Our staff works tirelessly to serve each guest attentively, making sure that everyone’s experience exceeds their expectations. For more information about choosing L’allegria as your rehearsal dinner venue, or to inquire about another event, contact us today to book a reservation.

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