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Our Commitment
to Excellence

The Reception Center is a family-owned event venue with three generations of catering expertise, known for our exquisite cuisine and commitment to genuine hospitality, impeccable service, and attention to detail. Our mission is to create affordable luxury experiences that make your wedding day unforgettable.

We understand that special event planning can be overwhelming, which is why our experienced team is here to simplify the process and guide you through every step of the way. From personalized menu options to stunning decor and attentive service, we'll work closely with you to ensure your special day is stress-free and reflects your unique vision.
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“Just everything! Fantastic food, fantastic experience, and a fantastic staff. A thousand times over would I chose this venue- a beautiful day made even more special by this incredible venue.”
—Victoria H.
"AMAZING! Throughout the entire process, we were always comfortable and at ease that everything would turn out amazing; the entire staff surely didn't disappoint. The Reception Center is a beautiful venue, and we were honored to have chosen this place for our wedding."
—Giselle T.
"Attended two different types of event here a graduation and a birthday party. It’s a beautiful venue for all types of gatherings. Place is beautiful and staff accommodating.”
—Wendy T.

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172 Freneau Ave
Matawan, NJ 07747

- Hours -
Sunday-Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Office Only
Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 10pm-3pm
Saturday: 10pm-4pm

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