Located in the historic Soulard neighborhood, the building, which dates back to the 1850s, has tall rib-vaulted ceilings, original stained glass window panels, and a phenomenal outdoor patio and bar area. It comfortably seats up to 210 guests.
Amenities + Details
Indoor Event Space
Outdoor - Covered
Outdoor - Not Covered
Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-Religious Ceremony, Religious Ceremony, Same Sex Ceremony, Second Wedding , Vow Renewal Ceremony
Up to 250
Ballroom, Historic Venue
Venue Service Offerings
Bar & Drinks, Food & Catering, Service Staff
Awards and Affiliations
Patty Long Catering's 9th Street Abbey Reviews
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Reviewed On 5/15/2017 by Allegra L
A five-star rating is about a thousand stars short! From our first appointment with Julia to view the Abbey to our final emails with our spectacular Patty Long event manager, Rachel, every single detail was handled with the utmost care and prof...
Reviewed On 5/11/2017 by Wendy M
I had the distinct pleasure of working at this beautiful venue in the role of wedding coordinator for my clients. From the perspective of a wedding professional, these are the elements that will make working with Patty Long Catering a dream for...
Reviewed On 5/01/2017 by Kristen D
I worked with Julia early on in my wedding planning process, and she was great about being completely transparent about the packages from the get go! (Which is not true of everywhere that we visited). As soon as we saw the space, we fell in lo...
Reviewed On 11/14/2018 by Megan L
We just had the best day of our lives, and the staff at the Abbey had a lot to do with that. The experience working with them was overall, really great. The staff was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, friendly, and reliable. The venue was SPECTACULA...
Reviewed On 11/05/2018 by Sarah D
Andrea Reid at Patty Long Catering's 9th Street Abbey was an absolute pleasure to work with. She was extremely responsive to all emails and calls and never missed a beat. She set up all the decor flawlessly and when I walked into the room on m...
Reviewed On 11/01/2018 by Jenny K
Andrea and her team at 9th Street Abbey absolutely knocked it out of the park for our wedding! I know it's practically unheard of but we didn't have a single issue the entire evening. They handled our 180-person ceremony and reception with ease...
Reviewed On 10/31/2018 by Lauren W
The 9th Street Abbey was the most perfect venue for our wedding! Andrea was so wonderful and easy to work with. She walked me through every step, and was always prompt with her answers.
The staff was awesome! The servers and bartenders were s...
Reviewed On 10/31/2018 by Allyssa S
Working at 9th Street Abbey was amazing! Andrea was so on top of everything and kept my couple on track. She was also VERY responsive and quick, which is super helpful for all involved. The wedding day went down without a single issue and even ...
Reviewed On 10/31/2018 by Jennifer L
Rachel and The 9th Street Abbey were excellent to work with! My son's wedding was there and I had the pleasure of doing a lot of the wedding planning. The facility was gorgeous inside and out. We had the cocktail hour outside and it was just st...
Reviewed On 10/23/2018 by Jessica M
Such an amazing venue. I attended as a brides maid and was blown away by the space, the delicious food and the service. Every need was attended to and this was by far the best wedding I have ever attended. The staff was supportive and the venue...
Reviewed On 10/17/2018 by Hannah S
The Ninth Street Abbey team was so great to us on our big day! We had both our ceremony and reception there in October. Andrea, our coordinator, went above and beyond to make sure our day was perfect. She even scheduled time for us to taste ou...
Response from the Vendor on 10/18/2018
Thank you so much! We truly appreciate your feedback. It is our top goal to make sure our clients are happy with our service. We are so thrilled to hear that you were happy with everything!
Reviewed On 10/03/2018 by Stephanie R
The Abbey is an incredibly beautiful place and a perfect choice if you are interested in having the ceremony and reception in the same location as we did for our 9/18 wedding. We did not have an outside wedding planner, but Patty Long's day-of ...
Reviewed On 9/27/2018 by Jessica W
I had the pleasure of officiating a wedding at the Abbey recently and I was blown away. The Abbey itself was gorgeous and spacious. The patio and gardens were quaint and well-maintained. What I was blown away most by was working with Coordinato...
Response from the Vendor on 09/27/2018
Thank you so much for leaving us a review! We truly appreciate your comments and praise! It is our number one goal to fulfill our clients needs and expectations and we are happy to hear that you were happy with everything we provided! We hope t...
Reviewed On 6/25/2018 by Olivia N
We held our ceremony and reception at 9th St. Abbey for our June 2018 wedding. The venue is gorgeous. The food is so easy to customize and fair in their pricing . Andrea was assigned to help us through the entire planning process and the day...
Reviewed On 6/19/2018 by Kathleen M
Wow what can I say, what a great place to tie the knot. Beautiful venue, amazing food and all around great staff!
They were able to accommodate our specific beer taste, which was very important to my husband. The food was just as amazing as th...
Response from the Vendor on 06/19/2018
Thank you so much for reviewing us! We truly appreciate your feedback. We are so happy that you had such a great time and experience, even with not being able to enjoy the courtyard! Cheers to many years of GREAT memories!
Reviewed On 6/18/2018 by Kristin R
We had our wedding reception at 9th Street Abbey and were very impressed. The courtyard and reception room are absolutely beautiful. Working with the staff at 9th Street Abbey was wonderful. They are extremely helpful. We worked with Jenna ...
Response from the Vendor on 06/19/2018
Thank you so much for reviewing us! We can't thank you enough for the kind words. So glad to hear that you had such a wonderful experience from top to bottom! We aim to provide you with the best service. Wishing you many, many years of greatne...
Reviewed On 12/03/2017 by Kimberly C
The 9th Street Abbey was amazing for our wedding reception! Jenna was our planner and she was extremely helpful the 24 hours leading up to the reception. We had a photo booth vendor cancel last minute and she seamlessly problem solved and quic...
Reviewed On 10/27/2017 by Aaren M
AMAZING! This is just one word to describe Patty Long Catering! There are so many more good ones as well. If you are looking for great food, great atmosphere and an overall amazing time, choose Patty Long Catering at 9th Street Abbey!
Reviewed On 10/24/2017 by Samantha S
We had our rehearsal dinner, morning ceremony, and brunch wedding reception all at the 9th Street Abbey a few weeks ago in October. Our wedding had a little less than 140 guests.
Our wedding coordinator Andrea was very helpful and responded qu...
Reviewed On 10/20/2017 by Audrey B
I cannot say enough good things about the 9th street Abbey! I knew it was my venue as soon as I walked in. Everyone I dealt with was incredibly helpful throughout the entire process. Our coordinator, Andrea, was AMAZING! She seriously kept my h...
Reviewed On 8/08/2017 by Anna B
The location was absolutely beautiful. Some details weren't very well explained but overall our event went off without a hitch and was really magical. Food was excellent and the staff was friendly and efficient.
Reviewed On 7/20/2017 by Elizabeth E
The professionalism and warmth of all of the staff absolutely shone! Our server captain was absolutely amazing and really made the entire process so pleasant. We received many, many compliments from our guests about how smoothly every went a...
Reviewed On 3/28/2017 by Emma L
We loved everything about our wedding reception at the 9th Street Abbey! From the first meeting to the last, every staff member was so friendly and helpful. Our coordinator, Rachel, was knowledgeable, kind, gave great suggestions, and answered ...
Reviewed On 1/08/2017 by Glenn T
The staff at 9th Street Abbey was fantastic and the facility very romantic! Our guests raved about the food and service.
We had 125 guests and although more probably would have been comfortable, that felt like a perfect size for the space.
Reviewed On 1/01/2017 by Cameron S
We cannot say enough wonderful things about Patty Long Catering's 9th Street Abbey. We did some leg work regarding which venues would meet our non-negotiables, like having craft beer served, and the Abbey ended up being the only place we looked...
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