Rehearsal Dinners

A Delicious Beginning to Your Future

Celebrate the merging of families and friends prior to taking your vows with an extraordinary event at Arnaud’s.

Our collection of historic buildings has 17 dining rooms and 3 balconies, located in the heart of the French Quarter, serving as the perfect backdrop to celebrate with your loved ones.

Whether it be rehearsal dinners, send-off brunches, “after party” receptions for out-of-town guests, or bridal party luncheons, Arnaud’s professional team can tailor make a perfect event just for you.

A dedicated event manager will work with you to custom design menus, suggest specialty cocktails, arrange décor and entertainment and handle extra details to make your event unique.

Begin your journey as a married couple with an event in our one-of-a-kind dining rooms and experience an unparalleled level of service and Creole cuisine that is uniquely ours.

Compliment your New Orleans wedding with an event in our one-of-a-kind private dining rooms

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Arnaud’s Rehearsal Dinners
and Wedding Related Event Facts

event space

Seated Meals from 2 to 220 guests
Receptions from 20-1200 guests (larger affairs can seamlessly use all rooms together)

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custom menus

Your wedding menu is designed exclusively for you, featuring our world-renowned Creole Cuisine, classic cocktails, traditions, and thoughtful details.

flawless service

A dedicated event specialist is here to guide you through the entire planning process, ensuring that no detail is overlooked. Our tuxedo-clad servers, will then, ensure that the event is perfectly executed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A $50.00 per person deposit, based upon the initial estimated number of guests,is required whenwe receive the signed Agreement securing your space.
There is no fee for use of a private dining room (that appropriately accommodates the size of the group), only a minimum service charge of 22% is added to the final bill. If you are interested in using one of our a la carte dining rooms, there is a minimum food and beverage revenue requirement.
We can customize a bar package for your event.
With a group of 13 or less, you can order from the a la carte menu.
We can accommodate dietary restrictions and special needs. Ask our sales team for more information.
We require that all vendors are licensed and properly insured. Our experienced sales team can make recommendations for preferred vendors.
We provide simple votive lights on the tables. Our experienced sales team can offer recommendations on a wide range of additional décor options and licensed vendors.
We are able to print custom copies and logo/pictures on our menu format.
Only one of our dining rooms includes a wireless microphone. Otherwise, we do not have any audio/visual equipment in-house. It does need to be outsourced by a licensed vendor. We are happy to provide recommendations or make the necessary audio/visual accommodations at an additional charge.
We recommend coordinating speeches with the event manager to ensure that service is seamless.
We do not have piped-in music in the private dining rooms.
Our experienced sales team can offer recommendations on popular and unique entertainment options.
We have three balconies: one overlooking Bourbon Street and two overlooking Bienville Street. You also have the option to build your own French Quarter courtyard. Please ask our sales team for more information.
As we operate in a historic building, we do not have an elevator. We do have rooms on our first floor that are ADA accessible.
Please ask your sales manager for a list of nearby parking garages.