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Let Us Cater Your Next Event

Regardless of the event, our staff at Arlington’s Catering & Historic Venue are here to provide breakfast, lunch, or dinner in any style you choose. Whether you’re looking to host a backyard BBQ, office meeting, wedding reception, or birthday party, we are here to cater delicious food to your event! Your function is our number one priority, so let us help you celebrate your special occasion with stress-free food preparation & serving that will surely create a day to be remembered. We are known for our unique catering and drink menu, find out for yourself by booking your event.

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Historical Venue

Our gorgeous venue included two floors that are full of history that has been blended with modern design. You can book either the smaller main floor space that allows up to 70 seated or 100 standing guests, or our larger top floor that allows 140 seated or 275 guests. Want the space entirely for your party? Book the entire venue for a truly spacious and unique setting for your special event! All of our events have private restrooms, free wifi, free parking, elevator access (not wheelchair accessible), full bars, sound systems, and delicious catering and drink menus. What are you waiting for? Book your event today!

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Arlington’s Owner, Ebben Moore

Ebben Moore has worked in the bar and restaurant industry for over 20 years.  He has gained experience in a variety of establishments including dive bars, fine dining restaurants, and major nightclubs. With a passion for customer service and a drive to create unique experiences, in Ebben created Arlington’s Catering & Historic Venue for the residents of Springfield, Illinois, and surrounding areas to enjoy.  Since then, he has fallen in love with wedding planning!  From food and cocktail crafting to day-to-day planning, Ebben now has over 8 years of experience and over 400 weddings under his belt. When planning your special event at Arlington’s Catering & Historic Venue, Ebben is here every step of the way to help with food preparation and oversees every aspect of your event. Contact him today for more information on booking a space for your wedding, birthday party, & more! 

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Arlington’s Catering & Historic Venue

Built in 1917, our building has been home to a variety of businesses over the last century. From a meatpacking plant and fur factor to a venue for live music and now an elegant venue and catering company, 210 Broadway is layered in Springfield, IL history. Its new incarnation is Arlington’s Catering & Historic Venue has been transformed into a beautiful venue, blending the frame of the old factory with timeless interior decoration. Arlington’s has two floors of space that can be divided up for separate events or combined for our larger parties. 

Our catering services include a large array of fresh and unique foods with a variety of service options that are sure to fit your event perfectly. Both floors have private bathrooms, sound systems, full bars, and elevator access between them as well. Our expert event coordinators and staff will make sure your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, baby shower, birthday party, corporate event, fundraiser, or holiday party is as perfect as you can imagine!


View Our Customer Testimonials

Christina Reynolds

Had my daughter's bridal shower here! Perfect! Unique. Great for a 150 or smaller event. Highly recommend it for any age. Especially if you like history and class.

Christina Reynolds
Meagan Budke

My husband and I got married at Arlington’s on 12/28/19. Ebben was incredibly helpful with the planning and execution of our special day. Every time we met with him, he was on time and prepared to answer all of our questions. He was extremely responsive via email as well.

For the night of our wedding, Ebben and his staff were kind, attentive, and efficient. The pasta bar that we had was wonderful and our guests had a lot of nice things to say about the tasty meal.

I would highly recommend Arlington’s for any and all of your party needs. The service cannot be beaten.

Meagan Budke
Jenye Miner

Ebben and his team truly outdid themselves while hosting our wedding in their upstairs venue. On top of being such a gorgeous building, every single person made sure we were taken care of.

We had the best time and our guests loved the food. The bartenders were phenomenal, and Dustin was so helpful to every single one of our guests.

They could not have been nicer or more fun to work with. Thank you for holding our special day and for being the absolute perfect venue!

Jenye Miner
Sue Thady Ballenger

My first time to eat & have cocktails. Very nice. Service was wonderful & my daughter’s rehearsal dinner for her wedding in October will be held here. Look if forward to my next time back again.

Sue Thady Ballenger