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Bourbon Orleans, Bourbon Vieux, or Louis XIV

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ZestyZ Mar 7, 2008 09:32 AM

We are planning a March 2009 wedding. We are coming to check out venues (we are from NYC). Which place do you think has the best wedding food? Bourbon Orleans, Bourbon Vieux or Louis XIV?

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    localfoodie RE: ZestyZ Mar 7, 2008 01:58 PM

    Being from New Orleans I wouldn't have my wedding at a hotel, there are tons of awesome restaurants that can accomadate wedding receptions, the food would probably be a lot better
    Arnauds
    Restaurant August
    Ralphs on the park
    Muriels

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      ZestyZ RE: ZestyZ Mar 11, 2008 02:40 PM

      THanks for those suggestions. Unfortunately budget is the major factor and we want to have room for a dance floor and a ceremony in the same place as well as good food. THose places are all on my list for "want to eat when I go to NOLA next time."

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        Shiloh RE: ZestyZ Mar 11, 2008 02:52 PM

        i had my rehearsal dinner at Louis XIV. Freaking gorgeous. Food wasn't exactly stellar, but very good. Atmosphere was stellar.

      2. CEfromLA RE: ZestyZ Mar 11, 2008 03:49 PM

        The Napoleon House has a pretty neat banquet room upstairs that I'd take a look at as well.....

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          Alf Landon RE: ZestyZ Mar 16, 2008 07:40 PM

          We have a July 07 wedding planned with ceremony and reception at the River View Room. They get great reviews on their food on The Knot wedding web site. There is a large dance floor.

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            jeffchow RE: ZestyZ Mar 17, 2008 06:39 AM

            We had our reception March '07 in the courtyard at Louis XIV and were thrilled. Our guests tell us the food was terrific (we didn't have time to eat much). Also, Louis XIV has the great advantage of being virtually weather-proof.

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              Bob Fry RE: ZestyZ Nov 11, 2008 11:22 PM

              The Louis XIV hotel is OK, but the food is New Orleans' best. If you go, order choclate souffle for desert. It's not on the menu but order it when you make your reservation and double check when you are seated so they'll have time to make it. By the way, if you can work it out, there's a restaurant across the lake called La Provence. It has great food and an atmosphere you can't touch anywhere else.

              1. edible complex RE: ZestyZ Nov 12, 2008 03:56 AM

                also visit the Westin Canal Place. depending on the size of your wedding party, they have a lovely courtyard overlooking the Mississippi River adjacent to their dining room.

                as far as Louis XVI, pre-K it was really showing its age and was a bit musty.

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