317 South Main Street on the 2nd floor
Stillwater, MN 55082
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About Us

Rafters Food & Spirits is THE place in historic downtown Stillwater, MN for your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, grooms diner, bachelor and bachelorette parties, meetings, or banquet! Rafters is located on the second floor of a historic remodeled building offering a unique venue of antique old world charm and casual ambiance.  We have a wonderful array of food from you to choose from for your wedding reception or dinner party and we can also provide for catering if you have that special caterer that you would like to use.

We are known for "Where Old Friends Meet and New Friends are Made"--the "Cheers" of Stillwater!  We have private party rooms for 50 to 350 people at NO CHARGE.  With live music on Thursays, Fridays, and Saturdays, Rafters is the place to be to enjoy classical rock, high energy, dance music.  An evening with us prior to your wedding ceremony would be a great way to party and dance the night away as a "tune up" for the BIG wedding ceremony event!

If you would like to arrange for your own band/musical entertainment for your wedding reception we can arrange that for you as well.

Rafters is known for it's fine selection of craft beers on tap with 24 tap towers to make for a wonderful selection for the most discerning beer drinker.  We make an extensive list of mixed and specialty drinks and offer fine wines as well.  You can relax at the bar or be seated for dinner in our bay window area and have a fine overlook of the beautiful Scenic St. Croix wild river--a truly magnificent view!

Our "Happy Hour" specials are legion in downtown Stillwater, MN and the envy of every other establishment.  Our pricing on food & spirits specials during our "Happy Hour" is the best anywher----bar none.  And we feature many other spcials throughout each month and during holiday celebrations; frequently offering free drinks and door prizes.

It is our distinct honor and pleasure to host your wedding reception or parties.  Our service will be impeccable, our quality and quantity of food outstanding, and offered at unbeatable value pricing. 

We will do everything necessary to make your reception or party the memory of a lifetime!


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Guest Capacity
Up to 400
Outdoor Reception - Uncovered
Onsite Venue Services
Onsite Catering
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