An intimate New Orleans restaurant wedding offers the ideal venue to bring local culture into the celebration. Offering cocktails and dinner service, these venues offer delicious offerings that will help make your celebration truly unforgettable.

Give your guests something tasty to snack on while they mingle, such as finger-friendly appetizer ideas. Miniature skewers containing mozzarella, tomato, basil and balsamic are an entertaining and delectable addition to any cocktail hour menu.

Pollo Asado Tacos

New Orleans is an energetic and festive city, but there are also plenty of serene spaces perfect for hosting your once-in-a-lifetime wedding ceremony or reception. No matter if it’s an intimate ceremony in an historic setting or an extravagant banquet hall – there is sure to be one that suits you in this historic city!

At the heart of French Quarter is this popular restaurant known for its exquisite Creole cuisine and elegant interiors that can seat up to 350 guests. Additionally, its large courtyard serves as the perfect romantic setting for ceremonies.

Hotel Saint Vincent offers an experienced culinary team capable of crafting customized menus to reflect both your tastes and budget, as well as assist in selecting service styles like buffet or plated dinner service, carving stations or raw bars – to ensure a successful event. Their culinary team understands the significance of creating wedding menus that accurately represent their special day.

Fried Mac ā€˜nā€™ Cheese Lollipops

At weddings, couples often opt to feature a family favorite or traditional dish as a symbol of their dedication and care in creating their special day. Doing this shows guests just how much love was put into making it special.

Mini versions of your favorite dishes are an engaging and effortless way to provide appetizers and entrees at any event, from shrimp and artichoke lollipops to cocktail idlis or even an Italian-themed mini dinner!

An extravagant caviar bar can add an elegant touch to any wedding feast. Perfect as both pre-dinner nibbles or post-wedding brunch.

Make the classic Caprese salad more playful by serving mozzarella, basil and tomato on a stick for your guests to enjoy. Or take the more casual route by serving spring rolls or sliders; or give guests a taste of Louisiana by offering crab claws or Philly cheesesteak po-boys as part of the menu!


Flatbread stations are an easy and enjoyable way to incorporate delicious appetizers onto your wedding menu. Your guests can serve themselves from an array of toppings like pesto and ricotta cheese for their snack – making this treat an attractive alternative to the more conventional salad course.

Bring Italy into your wedding with this classic menu item. Antipasti can be served during cocktail hour or as part of your sit-down meal, creating an authentic Italian experience for your guests.

As you attend weddings this season, keep your eyes peeled for food items unique to each couple’s wedding celebration. While traditional buffet or seated plated dinner may have been standard in years past, today couples tend to opt for numerous food stations and bite-sized hors d’oeuvres such as tacos or mini mac ‘n’ cheese; sure to excite and delight their wedding guests!

Crostini Station

No matter your wedding style – whether indoor or outdoor – New Orleans offers plenty of wedding venue options that will meet them. Explore its restaurant scene, hotel offerings and other stunning spaces within or nearby to the heart of the city to find your ideal space.

Experience the funky and eclectic charm of this New Orleans-based restaurant and catering company as they serve delectable seafood and meat dishes from their delicious buffet menu, such as Creole Jambalaya and Crawfish Balls; guests who prefer sitting down can feast upon Stuffed Crab Po-Boys with Philly Cheesesteak Po-Boys for lunch or dinner!

At this classic French-Creole eatery with an intimate courtyard, this venue can host rehearsal dinners and other private events for up to 180 guests. Impress loved ones with delicious BBQ shrimp and turtle soup dishes before ending your night with a traditional Second Line down Bourbon Street led by a brass band!

Fried Wontons

Add authentic New Orleans flavor to your wedding and wow guests with an incredible meal on the day before it. Broussard’s Restaurant & Courtyard’s French-influenced menu boasts coffee, spice, rice, pecans, citrus fruit and local staples such as fried wonton strips for guests’ enjoyment on this memorable event day.

Make your rehearsal dinner even more unforgettable by inviting your guests aboard a New Orleans Steamboat Co. vessel for dinner – their team of cuisine specialists can customize a meal that perfectly reflects both your style and budget!

Experience an extraordinary wedding at this French Quarter landmark that has been welcoming guests since 1905. The elegant venue can host large groups for your rehearsal dinner in either of its three elegant rooms – the Bourbon Room, Iberville Room or Bienville Room (all seating 80 guests each), with space available for smaller receptions in Captain’s Salon with 48 seats available as well.

Steak and Fries

Once upon a time, champagne toasts and white cakes were the norm at weddings; nowadays couples are opting for unique food offerings on their big day – from bite-sized hors d’oeuvres to creating food stations – sure to surprise and impress their loved ones.

Fresh fruit is a staple for any Southern wedding celebration, and this pineapple display makes the ideal summer wedding snack. Or for something less formal and rustic-themed like these pigs in blankets served on skewers for an elegant presentation!

People today are becoming more global travellers, and their palates have expanded to incorporate cuisines from all corners of the world into menus. Sourcing local ingredients has also become popular; couples prioritize using organic produce and artisanal cheeses that support local businesses as a part of this trend.