Celebrating Romance in New Orleans for Over a Century

Host your wedding in the breathtaking rooms of one of the French Quarter’s most fabled restaurants.

Arnaud’s collection of 11 historic buildings, 17 dining rooms and 3 balconies, serves as the perfect backdrop to celebrate marriage. Our quintessential wedding venue includes the opulent art deco Count’s Ballroom, ethereal cherub adorned Irma Room, glamorously appointed Gold Room, the stately styled Main Dining Room and many other beautiful options to host the wedding that fits your style.

Whether you plan for an intimate gathering or a grand affair on your special day, Arnaud’s professional team can seamlessly handle events of any size. Our event planners can help suggest that little something extra to make your wedding truly unique.

Take your place in history as an Arnaud’s bride and experience an unparalleled level of service and Creole cuisine that is uniquely ours

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Arnaud’s Weddings At a Glance

event space

Ceremonies ranging from 2 to 300 guests
Seated Dinners from 2 to 220 guests
Receptions from 20-1200 guests

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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.

Flawless Evening

I have never felt so supported as I did by the Arnaud’s staff on my wedding night. Chefs engaged with our guests, servers refreshed my family’s drinks before we even knew we needed it, and everyone worked diligently to ensure a flawless evening.

– Libby

A Dream Experience

I had no idea how amazing an event could be until we had the Arnaud’s experience! Our wedding reception was perfect down to every detail. They tailored each detail just for us, offering customized food stations and passed bites that were the hit of the night! We had a dream experience at every turn and were blown away on our wedding day.

– Mary Cole

Beautiful Atmosphere

The entire Arnaud’s team is nothing short of amazing! The attention to detail, exceptional service, beautiful atmosphere and terrific food and beverage made the evening so special. I’ve had many of our guests tell me that this was the most fun-filled wedding that they’ve ever been to. My husband and I had the most amazing night, and didn’t have to worry about a thing!

– Nancy

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our event experts are here to guide you through the entire booking and planning process. Our sales team will work directly with our banquet team to ensure that your event is one to remember. We do recommend that you hire a professional wedding coordinator/wedding planner to assist you with the specifics of your wedding day. We will work directly with your planner to coordinate your perfect day. Arnaud’s does offer limited day of coordination options. If interested in availability, please contact your sales manager directly.
Arnaud’s will provide tables, chairs, white linens, glassware, silverware, plateware and all serving ware. Arnaud’s will also provide Arnaud’s logoed napkins.
A $50.00 per person deposit, based upon the initial estimated number of guests is required when we receive the signed Agreement securing your space.
There is not a 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.
4 hours. We are able to accommodate longer events but there may be additional fees.
We can customize a bar package for your event.
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.
You can bring in your own furniture though a licensed and properly insured vendor. Our experienced sales team can make recommendations for preferred vendors.
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

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