There are so many ways to add a special touch to your New Orleans destination wedding, but nothing beats a balcony view.

Ask any local and they’ll all agree - a classic, iron-wrought balcony is New Orleans’ favorite spot for any celebration. It’s an iconic part of the city’s architecture that gives your big day a special, only-in-NOLA flair.

Looking for the ideal venue for your New Orleans wedding reception, complete with the perfect view in the Vieux Carré? Here’s some of the best French Quarter venues with stunning balconies! Wedding Reception Venues with a Balcony | New Orleans

Bourbon Vieux

For a spacious, starlit reception with an unbeatable view, look no further than Bourbon Vieux.

This stunning venue boasts the largest balcony on Bourbon Street, treating you and your guests to the city’s historic charm and joyful spirit.

Muriel’s Jackson Square

Not only is Muriel’s one of the city’s most renowned French Quarter restaurants. It’s also a gorgeous venue for your wedding reception.

Muriel’s offers a variety of special event spaces, each with its own special character. You and your loved ones can enjoy Contemporary Creole cuisine in a setting to match your personal style, whether it’s the grand decadence of the Cotillion Room or the free-spirited splendor of the Séance Lounge. And there’s even a stately balcony available, which gives you an unbeatable view of the iconic Jackson Square.

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The Jaxson 

Located just a short walk from the St. Louis Cathedral, right on Decatur Street is the historic Jackson Brewery building. The Jaxson offers all the elements necessary to create a picture perfect wedding, including a magnificent venue, beautiful views, delicious food, truly amazing service, and a staff like no other. The picturesque balcony oversees the Mississippi River and is sue to provide breathtaking photos and views for your big day. 

Brennan’s Restaurant

Want to bask in the French Quarter’s bright, Caribbean vibe? Brennan’s is the perfect choice.

The restaurant’s bright pink exterior, frosty-colored walls, and an outdoor event space full of palm tree charm makes any wedding reception an unforgettable event. Plus, Brennan’s balcony options give you the best of both worlds: the front offers a beautiful view of Royal Street while the rear balcony overlooks a tropical courtyard that is perfect for your reception festivities.

Chateau LeMoyne Hotel

This boutique French Quarter Hotel is a historic gem. Every feature adds to its quintessential New Orleans character, from the prime location on Dauphine Street to the classic, elegant décor.

But the courtyard is sure to take your breath away. Intimate, brick lined, and filled with lush greenery, it’s a fairytale setting for your reception. And a classic French balcony overlooks the whole scene, where you can snap the perfect for wedding photos!

For the perfect wedding reception, 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 Reception Venues that will make your big day special!

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