the Saloon

parties up to 230

This first-floor dining room of Little Gem Saloon evokes its early life in the 1900’s with an expansive beautifully carved custom built bar. The art deco inspired stage is a focal point where jazz vocalists, blues bands & solo pianists perform evoking the sounds of early New Orleans. Intimate seating vignettes surround the stage and a wall of plush banquettes anchor the room. The black & white checkered floors span the airy room that is bordered by beautiful white leather & nail head shutters with music notes. Your guests will be satiated by our hand crafted cocktails & delicious food & inspired by the ambiance at the Jazz Corner of New Orleans.

Booking Policy

  • A contract & deposit will be necessary to secure your party.

  • Food & beverage minimums will apply.

  • Use the form to the right, give us a call, or stop by! We'd love to talk with you about your event!


the Gem

parties up to 500

Little Gem Saloon is a beautifully renovated, historic venue with the staff & expertise to meet the specific needs of your party. When you rent the entire venue for your event, your guests will enjoy a sophisticated ambiance, stellar service & great food. As always, we are here to make your event truly memorable.

Entertainment Booking

  • As one of New Orleans’ premiere live music venues, we work with the finest musicians in the city & are excited to assist you with booking entertainment & overseeing the technical production required for your special event.

  • A complete selection of audio visual aids & equipment is available for an additional fee. Advance notice is necessary.

Conveniently Located

  • The Little Gem Saloon is a short cab or streetcar ride from hotels in the French Quarter and Downtown New Orleans. It is in walking distance from the Hyatt, Holiday Inn-Downtown, Troubadour, Superdome, the Smoothie King Arena & other CBD attractions.


the Ramp Room

parties up to 270

With its scarlet red walls, vintage tin ceilings, patterned hardwood floors & wrap-around balcony, the intimate second-floor Ramp Room is a perfect place for cocktail parties, private concerts, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners & more. The mahogany bar is the perfect counterpoint to the corner stage that boasts pristine acoustics & lighting. The wrap around balcony allows iconic views of downtown New Orleans on one end & historic Rampart Street on the other. Booking the Ramp Room also gives you access to the Green Room for private preparations.

Customized Events

  • We are happy to accommodate any dietary restriction or request with advance notice.

  • Wine selection & pairing assistance is available.

  • Floral arrangements & linens can be coordinated & ordered by the venue.

  • We have hosted weddings, independent & commercial shoots, corporate events, reunions, showers, workshops & so much more. Let us make your event perfect