Menu Ideas For A Beach Wedding

There are many things to consider when planning a beach wedding. The beach is a great backdrop for any wedding, and its lush scenery and breezy ambiance makes it a fun, relaxed yet intimate location for a wedding. One thing you must put a lot of thought in is the menu for your wedding. You not only want your guests to enjoy the beauty of the sparkling sand and sea and the celebration of your union, you also want them to enjoy your food. Here are some menu ideas you can consider when planning your beach wedding.


Appetizers must be delicious, yet light. It is the food you will serve before dinner so make sure not to serve heavy food to spoil the appetite of your guests. Some of the best seafood appetizers to serve during a beach wedding are:

  • Sushi
  • Shrimp cocktail
  • Crostini with tuna
  • Fresh oysters on ice
  • Crab or fish cakes
  • Lobster rolls


Soups can be part of the entree or may be a substitute for salads. Here are some of the best soups to serve during a beach wedding:

  • Clam chowder
  • Lobster bisque
  • Fish Chowder
  • Seafood gumbo


Salads are served before the entrée to cleanse your tummy and regulate your appetite for the main course. A light, yet refreshing salad is perfect to eat before a delicious and satiating meal. Here are some of the salads that you can serve in a beach wedding:

  • Caesar salad
  • Arugula salad with tomatoes and chicken
  • Watermelon and cucumber salad
  • Garden salad


Serve these scrumptious entrées in your beach wedding and your guests will surely go home with a happy tummy. Here are some of the entrees you may want to serve:

  • Chicken barbecue
  • Cajun chicken with salsa
  • Grilled seafood
  • Steak
  • Roast pork


These sweet and lovely desserts are perfect to serve after your delicious entrées. Here are some desserts that are perfect to cap off any meal:

  • Coconut macaroons
  • Fruit tarts
  • Puff pastry with cream
  • Strawberry parfait
  • Strawberry parfait


No beach party will be complete without a bar and some sparkling drinks. Garnished with fruits and flowers with cocktails are a great addition to any beach wedding. If you want your wedding to be fun and unforgettable, serve these cocktails to wow your guests:

  • Mojito
  • Margarita
  • Sangria
  • Cosmopolitan

If you want your wedding menu to be unforgettable, then put together something that will represent your taste in food as a couple. Have fun choosing your menu for your dream beach wedding and surely, your guests will have fun eating and drinking on your special day.

Ryan Davis is the owner of Argyle Catering the best company for catering Jefferson City, MO has to offer.