When it comes to planning your New Orleans wedding, picking a venue for your rehearsal dinner is a decision filled with incredible options.

Whether you’re looking for a more casual setting to enjoy with your loved ones or an exquisite meal to mark the occasion, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect venue in New Orleans.

If you’re just beginning to explore the venue options for your rehearsal dinner, here’s a few fantastic choices to consider. They all offer good food and great hospitality - the one-of-a-kind dining experience that New Orleans is famous for.
New Orleans Venues for a Gorgeous Rehearsal Dinner

Ralph’s on the Park

“Breathtaking” is a fitting description of the dishes, service, and setting of Ralph’s on the Park. This classic New Orleans restaurant offers some of the city’s finest dining, and the romantic backdrop of City Park is the perfect atmosphere for your meal.

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Ralph's on the Park

Praised by Bon Appetit, the New York Times and the Washington Post for its fine cuisine, Ralph's on the Park offers food fresh from local farms and waters. Their menu is full of must-try New Orleans flavors, and you and your loved ones can enjoy it all with spectacular views of moss-draped oaks and lush Louisiana greenery.

Arnaud’s Restaurant

This Classic Creole restaurant is one of New Orleans’ most famous establishments, and with good reason.



Arnaud’s has perfected the art of New Orleans flavor. Its menu is packed with traditional Creole taste, and the staff has a commitment to Southern hospitality that will make you and your guests feel right at home.

The Bienville Street location is right in the heart of the French Quarter, letting you enjoy all the excitement and charm of the historic city from the comfort of Arnaud’s cozy ambiance.

Crescent City Brewhouse

If you want to enjoy your rehearsal dinner in a more casual setting, but still want the flavors and excellence of a premier New Orleans restaurant, The Crescent City Brewhouse is a marvelous choice.

Housed in one of the oldest buildings in the city, this beloved spot is the French Quarter’s first microbrewery and has an incredible selection of Louisiana-made beers to enjoy with your meal.

It’s a restaurant full authentic New Orleans spirit. The walls are full of history, the air is filled with festive live jazz bands every night, and the menu has something for everyone with wonderful variations of New Orleans favorites, all made with local ingredients.

Bourbon House

If your heart is set on seafood for your rehearsal dinner, Bourbon House deserves a spot on your consideration list. It serves some of the best New Orleans seafood on the city’s most famous street.

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Bourbon House

Bourbon House is committed to classic Creole cuisine and locally sourced ingredients - if it's not in season, you won't find it on the menu. 

But you can always enjoy a taste of their world-famous selection of bourbon – the perfect glass to raise as you make your dinner toast.

Court of Two Sisters 

If elegance has an address it’s 613 Royal Street. The Court of Two Sisters is more than a restaurant – it’s a legend. You can bring the party here and enjoy luscious Creole and Cajun cuisine. You and your guests will be able to pass through the Charm Gates and make a wish in the Devil’s Wishing Well. 

Court of Two Sisters has charmed and delighted guests at weddings and other social gatherings for more than half a century. This is where both memories and history are made.

For a gorgeous rehearsal dinner, these are just a few of the amazing options for your New Orleans celebration - be sure to check out all the incredible New Orleans wedding
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