7 Great Los Angeles Wedding Venues for an Intimate Celebration

An intimate wedding can be just as fun and beautiful as a larger celebration—especially in and around Los Angeles. The City of Angels has plenty of wedding venues that are not only perfect for a smaller gathering but also offer something special, from Hollywood glamour and rooftop views to gorgeous gardens and sunset ceremonies on the beach.


Yamashiro Hollywood

Hollywood, CA

Fab Features: dramatic hideaway with breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles • lovely & lush gardens outfitted with decorative Japanese architecture, ponds, and pagodas • delectable menus served in elegant, contemporary indoor spaces and garden courtyards

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Mountain Mermaid

Topanga, CA

Fab Features: historic 1930s gem with a colorful history situated on several mountain-view acres with lush gardens, fountains, and meandering pathways • intimate ceremonies set among the gardens or on the spacious patio, accented with cacti and Mission-style architectural details • start your honeymoon right away with lodgings in the unique indoor/outdoor Love Nest, with spectacular sunset views

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Raymond 1886

Pasadena, CA

Fab Features: historic restaurant in Pasadena’s lively “Old Town” • intimate celebrations surrounded by lush greenery and trickling fountain; or opt for a cozy gathering next to a romantic stone hearth • indulge your guests with innovative New American cuisine, an award-winning wine list, and signature handcrafted cocktails

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Ambrose Hotel

Santa Monica, CA

Fab Features: boutique Santa Monica hideout boasting Craftsman styling, eco-friendly policies and a relaxed modern vibe • intimate celebrations are hosted among five unique indoor & outdoor entertainment spaces which can be combined to suit your event flow • the beach, 3rd Street Promenade and the Southland’s many attractions are just minutes away

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Redbird LA

Los Angeles, CA

Fab Features: iconic, versatile venue boasting multiple unique indoor & outdoor settings, many with retractable roofs, open kitchens, and luxe furnishings • the Garden, tucked between two historic properties, is lush with olive trees, greenery-covered walls, and growing beds of herbs and vegetables • refined but approachable Modern American menus from Chef Neal Fraser, along with a well-rounded wine list and inventive cocktail menu

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Tiato

Santa Monica, CA

Fab Features: an eco-chic restaurant with a large garden courtyard perfect for exchanging vows• the interior impresses with high honeycomb ceilings, raw concrete floors, and reclaimed wood panels • herb-infused cocktails paired with savory traditional Vietnamese dishes will impress your guests

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Grass Room

Los Angeles, CA

Fab Features: former 1920s seafood market-turned-event venue • 6000-square-feet of flexible space with a dramatic greenhouse roof line • fun receptions in the courtyard with a hand-made copper bar and crystal fountain bordered by lush greenery

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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