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Capurver
Wedding: 4/27/2014
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The most Perfect Location! posted 5/15/2014 (modified 5/16/2014)

Perona Farms was everything i expected and more! They listened and followed all of my instructions; they were so accommodating with every detail. The food was OUTRAGEOUSLY delicious! Every part of the meal from Cocktail Hour right through to the dessert/cake! the venue is beautiful and they gave everyone free reign of the grounds to walk around; not just the bridal party for picture-taking. it couldn't have been a more perfect evening and place to have our wedding reception! Great value, too, for everything they include in their base-package!

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las4122014
Wedding: 4/12/2014
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Perfectly Perfect! posted 4/14/2014 (modified 4/15/2014)

I just had my wedding at Perona Farms and it was lovely! My fiancee and I booked originally with Ron, who stopped working there in January, which was a shame. I then worked with John. Aggie, my maitre'd, was beyond helpful and completely made our evening worry-free. I took pictures of the way I wanted things set up (helpful tip!) and she laid everything out beautifully according to my demonstrations. She got us food, cut off too-intoxicated guests, and organized everything perfectly. My guests raved about the cocktail hour, and the food, which I was concerned about because they don't do tastings (you have to go to their Sunday brunch instead.) But still, everyone had a great time from the ceremony to the reception and it was a success. Special thanks to Aggie for everything she did! She should be promoted! My favorite part about Perona was that it was AFFORDABLE! I would definitely recommend this spot, not only for everything I just mentioned but for all of the picturesque opportunities!

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pinta1096
Wedding: 4/12/2014
Perfect, fairy tale wedding posted 4/13/2014 (modified 4/14/2014)

I just had my wedding at Perona Farms, and from the first time I saw it, I knew that it would be perfect. The staff is so accommodating, and really worked with everything that we wanted. There are so many options that they provide, to really make your wedding personal, and unique. The food is delicious, the grounds are impeccable, and the rooms are beautiful. I would highly suggest this venue to any bride and groom, as it makes for a fairy tale wedding. Everything from start to finish was perfect!

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kutykaty89
Wedding: 6/7/2014
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Just had my wedding there on June 7th (in the barn), and it was amazing! Down to every last detail Perona did a great job! All of the guests raved about the food and the grounds and how gorgeous they were! Justine was my ceremony coordinator and she did a great job! My maitre d was amazing and my bridal party could not stop talking about how wonderful she was! Perona set up everything for us and did a beautiful job! They also asked me before the reception to make sure everything was just how I wanted it. I wish I could get married every day, that's how perfect the day went!

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raskelle49
Wedding: 10/20/2013
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The Perfect Day posted 6/11/2014

We recently attended my daughter's ceremony and wedding reception at Perona Farms. The food and personalized service were excellent, as was the overall coordination. The grounds are well landscaped and maintained. The indoor facility is spacious, updated and very clean. I highly recommend Perona Farms

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summerandmark
Wedding: 6/6/2015
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The Barn at Perona Farms posted 4/12/2014 (modified 4/13/2014)

The Barn at Perona Farms. I was so excited to check this venue out. What a disappointment attended wedding last summer. 2 afternoon weddings going on in the Perona farms across the street but were ending at 5:00pm then I see 2 more weddings coming in for the night shift plus the wedding I'm attending at the Barn. That’s 5 brides in one day, wow talk about get em in and get em out. I arrived early the parking lot was full no space to park until I saw the dirt road leading to the Barn parked and I decided to walked the property with my fiancée, had to cross street but I had to wait for a pack of Harley's to go by first very busy road. Once across I saw the apple orchard tons of rotten apples on the ground being hovered over by bee's also people who own the house in orchard were outside play tennis on their courts looks like they own the orchard too. Continued to tour the grounds saw the Island in the middle of a algae pond next to the busy road 2 brides waiting to take pics but the grounds were nice. The ceremony was about to start so we headed back. The parking lot was insane and I guess due to the amount of guest there was a very strong odor of septic in the air. Made it back to the Barn almost twisted my ankle walking up this dirt gravel road to the entrance of the barn valet guy was really nice and pointed us in the right direction. The white chairs were set up on the side lawn in the middle of the barn and someone’s house, which the people at the house were outside on their deck during the ceremony. The bride and groom are very good friends and now I'm starting to feel bad for them because I know they paid close to $200.00 per person. Ceremony was nice but felt like 100 degrees no cover on a day like that Ceremony was over and now were going into the Barn for cocktail hour. Hmmmm a little different nice plywood ceiling, concrete floor like around a built in swimming pool. Just looked unfinished. The food line wrapped around 1/2 the inside of the barn. Finally get up to the food pizza station looked like pizza for one no assorted topping just one little pizza, carving of salmon that was good, pasta just sitting in 2 sauté pans over cooked, then a sausage station that was different, then shrimp on ice and platters of sliced cold cuts the salads well I felt like I was at a picnic. Cocktail hour was over and they moved us up stairs a friend of mine had to take the elevator which was very scary it was like an old slow moving freight elevator we took the steps 2 flights Now we are all upstairs the floor is the original barn floor and my heels are getting caught in the middle of the wood floor thank god the bride provided flip flops there was no dance floor just a space left open to dance the tables were set up like a convention the tables looked like they were pulled out of a pool of lacquer and 12 of us at one table the plates china and glasses looked like they came from the dollar store, Already on the table a small bowl of olives some cheese and red peppers and a bowl of salad we all had to pass this around. Then the bide was introduced they had to wiggle through the tables to make it up to the dance floor next they placed platters of beef and chicken and platters of vegetable and potato again we all had to pass the platters around at this point I felt like I was at a high school sports award dinner. This place looks like they just swept it out put up some up lighting. The staff told me the smell is from not upgrading the old septic.

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jennas82
Wedding: 11/15/2013
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Great time no pressure posted 12/12/2013 (modified 12/13/2013)

Ron was great handled everything before even my annoying emails. Emily was fantastic day of. No pressure kept us on track without being pushy.

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CassieK325
Wedding: 10/25/2013
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Perfect Day :-) posted 12/5/2013 (modified 12/6/2013)

Our wedding at Perona Farms was everything we had hoped it would be. We had visited many different venues, but we always kept coming back to Perona Farms. The location is absolutely gorgeous and everyone is still raving about the food. My husband had an old family recipe that we wanted to include during cocktail hour, and Perona Farms was more than happy to oblige. If I had to do it all again, Perona Farms would still be my #1 choice.

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Brittle414
Wedding: 9/10/2013
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Wonderful Wedding posted 10/21/2013

Perona Farms did an excellent job at my September 2, 2013 wedding. The staff was exceptional and on top of everything during the ceremony and reception! Every time my husband and I had a question or concern it wasn't warrented because either Tracy or Kevin the captain of reception was on top of it. Everyone LOVED the food and said they had food they had never tried before. The wait staff was always attentive always to clear someone's plate or help in someway. We had the "cocktail reception" with free seating and guests loved it! No lines for food and they all got to sit where they wanted. Tracy really worked with us to make us happy on the day, making sure we had extra cupcakes to go home with and changing sides last minute due to weather (there we no other functions our day) because we liked the venetian inside better (was supposed to be outside on other side). Would recommed Perona for any function!

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lomallz
Wedding: 9/28/2013
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Wedding Ceremony and Reception posted 10/15/2013

Everything was perfect and the staff really helped to make that possible! We could not have asked for anything more!! Kevin, our maitre'd, was amazing!! There are endless opportunities for beautiful pictures and ceremony sites. The food is amazing, everything was delicious!!

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Tlaprete8
Wedding: 9/14/2013
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Perona Farms-Barn Wedding posted 10/1/2013

Our wedding at Perona Farms Barn was so perfect. THe venue itself is so different and unique, all of our guests loved the rustic touches it provided and how different and fun it was. The food was amazing, we had nothing but positive feedback. The space was perfect and great for a bride wanting a rustic wedding but still a formal setting. I have nothing but positive things to say about the staff. Everyone was very helpful and accomidating!

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erinanddan913
Wedding: 9/1/2013
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Everything I dreamed posted 9/18/2013

I am specifically referring to the barn in this review. I really can't say enough good things about this venue. Everything was perfect and picturesque. The food was phenomenal. The venue itself is absolutely amazing. Everyone can't stop talking about the offbeat feel to the place and the rustic charm. It was awesome!

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eamosner
Wedding: 7/20/2013
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Wonderful Venue posted 8/12/2013 (modified 8/12/2013)

Our wedding at Perona Farms could not have been more beautiful. We worked with John while planning our wedding and he was amazing. He always got back to us right away and made sure our day was perfect in every way possible. The staff was amazing and on top of everything. One of the best things about Perona is that there is more than enough space for all your guests (when booking a venue we wanted to make sure the rooms were large and people were not uncomfortable). The food is incomparable to anywhere else. Everything about the night went perfect.

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ericandlaura81712
Wedding: 7/5/2013
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Absolutely Perfect!!! posted 7/26/2013

Perona Farms was the absolute most perfect place for our wedding. We wanted something that could be outdoors, was a bit rustic, but still had that polished, chic look. Perona farms exceeded our expectations. From the moment we walked in and were greeted by everyone there we knew that this place was something special. Jonathan was a pleasure to work with and answered all of our questions instantly and put my crazy wedding concerns at ease. Perhaps the most important thing is that they were willing to work with and able to meet our budget. On our wedding day Kevin was a perfect maitre d. One of our guests surprised us with a beautiful painting and he instantly found an easel to display it. When our flowers were running late, Perona Farms was ready on hand to offer their house florist just incase our flowers didn't get there in time. Overall we couldn't have asked for anything better and we wouldn't change a thing. I would HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend this place to anyone. Not to mention their grounds are gorgeous and perfect for photos!

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ramwedding
Wedding: 7/5/2013
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Wonderful posted 7/22/2013

They were great to work with Ron was amazing and they took care of every little detail. It was great! They were willing to work with us on everything, and you can make changes so that your wedding really represents you and your soon-to-be. Beautiful location! They take wonderful care of the grounds so you don't have to worry about going anywhere else for pictures!

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tlsrd9
Wedding: 5/18/2013
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Wedding Reception posted 6/14/2013

Everything at Perona Farms was perfect...from the amazing staff, to the beautiful grounds, to the delicious food. It couldn't have been a more perfect day. All of our guests raved about the wide variety of offerings of food and drink at both our cocktail hour and the Viennese tables. The dinners were delicious and elegant. The staff was incredibly helpful with everything. I would absolutely recommend Perona Farms.

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kalst3
Wedding: 9/15/2012
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perona farms posted 12/1/2012 (modified 12/1/2012)

Jonathan and Kevin were wonderful! Jonathan took his time with us every time we went to meet with him to discuss our wedding. my husband made all center pieces, favors, ceremony decorations, place card holder, etc. and Jonathan took his time to set everything up to the exact detail we wanted! Kevin was our maitre de, he made sure our glasses were never empty and that my husband and i had food to go at the end of the night. Kevin made sure everyone was happy during the reception, and he made us feel like royalty! thank you Perona Farms and staff! - Steph and Rick (sept 15)

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NJfrenchteacher
Wedding: 10/5/2012
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What a magic night! posted 10/18/2012

Superior staff, food that our whole party was still talking about for weeks and Jonathan Harris our planner took our simple budget and still planned us a platinum wedding. My husband and I will recommend this venue to anyone! Oh will have a fantastic experience, no worries and feel like royalty regardless of budget.

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newlyengaged26
Wedding: 9/28/2012
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Perona = Amazing posted 10/16/2012

My wife and I just got married on Sept 28th and we had an amazing wedding. Up till 230pm, it poured rain. Perona's team was able to dry everything up and keep our wedding outside. Everyone complimented the food, the service, the atmosphere. It was fantastic. Big recommendation....do "Up Lighting" for your reception.

Key note about a Perona Wedding....the outside environment is perfect. The photos are amazing and there are so many opportunities. If it rains, it can damper things giving you a lesser feel of quality. Luckily for my wife and I, we lucked out.

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aminnuies
Wedding: 9/23/2012
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Perfect Wedding posted 9/25/2012

I recently had my wedding at Perona Farms and the day was perfect I couldn't have asked for anything more. All of our guest keep raving about how amazing the food was. I would defiantly recommended Perona Farms to anyone getting married. I had a great experience and all of their staff was excellent!

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Family Owned & Operated Since 1917

Perona Farms is a landmark wedding facility offering world class food and impeccable service. The lovely facilities are situated on a beautiful estate, complete with a storybook bridge leading to an island, upon which many couples are wed. Family owned and operated for over 96 years.


  • Price Range: $$
  • Amenities: Indoor Ceremony Area, Kosher Available, Liquor License, Onsite Catering, Onsite Parking, Outdoor Ceremony Area, Outdoor Reception Area, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Capacity: Up to 300
  • Style: Banquet/Reception Hall, Barn/Farm, Unusual/Alternative

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  • The Knot Best of Weddings 2012The Knot Best Of Weddings 2012