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Sunset Beach, NC, reception ideas for 30-35 guests

Posted in Sunset Beach, NC, USA
96148 Amy Tormey sunset beach, nc

Hi! We're getting married this coming June and are looking for suggestions (or reviews) for reception sites. Really, we're just looking for dinner after the wedding on the beach (it's a 2nd marriage for both of us, so we're not looking for anything formal). We're considering having a catered party back at the beach house, or a sit down meal at a restaurant. Our budget is around $20pp (+/-).
For caterers, we're looking at these 3:
- Art Catering
- Coastal Catering & Events
- Ocean Ridge Plantation Catering / Premier Event Catering
For a restaurant/sit down meal, so far we're looking at:
- Sea Trails (Magnolia's)
- Beck's Seafood in Calabash
We would love to hear what anyone else has done for a reception similar to what we're looking for (casual, low-key) after their beach wedding. Thanks!!

3 Replies

74772 Anonymous Shallotte, NC, USA

I've worked with Art Catering before and they're great! Coastal is great too! And I've been to Beck's Seafood, which is VERY low-key and casual. I haven't been to or worked with the others so I can't say. I just worked with a couple who had catering at their beach house on March 2, and we used Causeway Gourmet Catering in Ocean Isle Beach. They deliver to Sunset Beach too! That's who I ALWAYS recommend. Good luck, and take your time choosing. The food is one of the main things your guests will remember about your wedding, you want it to be wonderful!


74772 Anonymous Shallotte, NC, USA

March 2, 2009 - Causeway Gourmet catering for 15 people.


96148 Amy Tormey sunset beach, nc

Thanks so much for your input! I'm planning this long-distance, so it's hard when a company doesn't have a web site (like Causeway Gourmet), but I noticed they have an email so I'll send them a message. Thanks again -we appreciate your suggestions!


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