Arnaud’s Restaurant


Dating back to 1918, Arnaud’s Restaurant has a long history of dazzling critics and diners alike. This French Quarter mainstay features the same Creole cuisine and classic service that has been delighting guests for generations. Offering live music in the Jazz Bistro, award-winning cocktails in the French 75 Bar, an impressive Mardi Gras Museum, and an assortment of private fine dining rooms, Arnaud’s is New Orleans dining at its best.

Arnaud’s Restaurant is conveniently located in the French Quarter, just steps from Bourbon Street. For private events, Arnaud’s offers 14 turn-of-the-century dining rooms that can accommodate gatherings of 12 to 220 guests.

  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Open for: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Creole
  • Attire: Dressy
  • Private Dining Capacity: 220+

What's Cookin' at Arnaud’s

Open for dinner and Sunday brunch, Arnaud’s Restaurant is classic Creole with an emphasis on locally sourced seafood. Signature menu items include shrimp Arnaud and oysters Bienville, both of which are Arnaud’s original creations.

Other menu favorites include the trout meuniere, crispy fillet served with meuniere sauce, and the souffled potatoes. Arnaud’s also features a long, well-constructed wine list, along with a premium selection of cigars and liqueurs at its world-famous French 75 Bar.

Planning Your Private Dining Event

Exquisitely restored to their 19th century grandeur, Arnaud’s private dining rooms feature antique furnishings, crystal chandeliers, muted wall coverings, plush carpeting and rich draperies.

Private dining guests are free to walk through the Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum, named for the successor and daughter of Count Arnaud. The museum boasts a collection of Carnival court gowns, costumes and other memorabilia made in France, which provide a rare glimpse of the private side of Mardi Gras.

  • Executive Chef: Tommy DiGiovanni
  • No. of Private Dining Rooms: 14
  • Private Dining Capacity: 220+
  • Individual Dining Room Capacities: 12-220
  • Hotel Transportation: Included

Private Rooms Available at Arnaud's

  Room Size Seating Capacity Reception Capacity
Mezzanine Room Semi Private 32 Guests
Creole Room 30 x 32 x 11 90 Guests 140 Guests
Bourbon Suites Room 15 x 17 x 12; 14 x 17 x 12 20,16 Guests 65 Guests
Edison Park Room 39 x 19 x 11 45 Guests 75 Guests
Sins Room 16 x 12 x 13 12 Guests
Iberville and Bienville Rooms 16 x 12 x 11; 18 x 16 x 11 14,24 Guests 50 Guests
Toulouse, Dauphine, and Lafitte Rooms 14 x 14 x 13; 15 x 14 x 13; 29 x 14 x 13 14,16,40 Guests 130 Guests
Bacchus Room Semi Private 8 Guests
Gold Room 29 x 15 x 13 40 Guests 70 Guests
Irma Room 36 x 17 x 12 90 Guests 140 Guests
Count's Room 52 x 43 x 12 220 Guests 300 Guests