I've lived in Metairie all of my life and have experienced The Balcony on many different levels. I have been a guest there on many occasions, my brother was married at The Balcony, I've stood in weddings there, and as a wedding photographer of 28 years I've photographed a minimum of 200 weddings at The Balcony. The Balcony is always flexible with the vendors and the couple as to the flow of the reception schedule. ... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
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- General Info:
- The Balcony has been in business for over 38 years, and although we ahve hosted numerous receptions, we still strive to make your most important event Our most imporant event.
- Payment method:
- check, no credit cards, travelers checks
- Wedding Reception Locations & Services, Party Planning, Wedding Supplies & Services, Banquet Halls & Reception Facilities
In a normal 3-hour wedding reception, the bride and groom have a number of things to do, and many of those things involve the photographer and posed or formal photo ops. The speed at which the photographer works will ultimately determine how much free time the bride and groom will have to eat, drink, dance, and mingle with all of their invited guests. The Balcony strives to give the bride and groom the maximum amou... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
At first glance the place seemed nice but after meeting the employees I was quite surprised. It seemed it was all about business and the bride/groom and guest was just in the way. My wife and I do professional photography. We have been doing it for many years and my wife has several degrees in photography, use to teach it, and has won several international competitions. Yet when we were trying to take photos, the... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
Every now and then a person receives products and services well beyond their expectations. The Balcony delivered just that. The food, service and facility were so perfect for my daughters wedding I could not be more pleased. Mike and his staff bent over backwards for us resulting in the most enjoyable evening we could have imagened. We had over 200 people and all evening long people were raving about the food and how... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
Thank you so much for the rave review!! We are thrilled that you had a wonderful time at the reception. It was really an honor to have Kelly and Nick celebrate their special day with us!!
The ballroom is absolutely beautiful with the high ceilings, chandeliers, marble floor and all the other amenities! The food was exquisite, especially the pasta and crepe stations. I loved the corn and crab bisque. The chocolate fountain was spectacular and delicious. The variety was endless, more things available that I could ever need. The staff was great and well informed about the dishes they were serving. The wh... view moreWas this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse