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Tour code: 6205FOODNOLA
Eat your way through the French Quarter on this food‐filled 3‐hour walking tour! Accompany your expert guide on a sensory journey to famous eateries and markets in New Orleans’ oldest quarter and along the river. Depending on the day, you may sample sugar‐dusted beignets, a stuffed muffuletta sandwich, gin‐infused chocolate or chargrilled oysters. Along the way, learn about New Orleans’ rich and
complex culinary history.

Highlights

  • Half-day food walking tour of the French Quarter
  • Visit world-renowned restaurants in New Orleans and discover the finest Louisiana cooking
  • Learn about the history of fine cooking in New Orleans from your enthusiastic guide
  • Enjoy food tastings from six or seven famous eateries and one cocktail tasting
  • Customize your tour to suit your own tastes

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What You Can Expect

New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter

French Quarter Cafe Du Monde

Your foodie adventure begins in the French Quarter. At mid‐morning, meet your friendly, food‐loving guide and set off through the lively Vieux Carré (Old Square), where the smells of sweets and spice fill the streets. This highly flexible tour relies on your interests and requests, so let your guide know what places you’d like to see or foods you’re itching to try.

The 3‐hour excursion includes six to seven hearty food tastings and one alcoholic beverage – and a fair amount of walking to burn it off! Due to the custom nature of the tour, every group’s unique dynamic invites a different array of sampling. Perhaps begin with a warm beignet – a New Orleans french‐style doughnut – and a cup of coffee at Cafe du Monde. Then continue on for some rich seafood gumbo or chargrilled oysters. As you wander through the French Quarter, colorful signs for traditional poboys or meat‐filled muffulettas may beckon you. Don’t resist!

Between stops, your guide will pass highly acclaimed restaurants and kitchens. Head into the famous French Market, where you can check out goods from local small businesses, and to Pimm’s Cup for a tasty adult beverage. Hear the history of this classic New Orleans cocktail that features a distinctive British spirit.

By the end of the tour, you’ll have a full belly and a better understanding of the fundamental dishes that makes up New Orleans cuisine. You will return to the starting point with time to explore before heading back to your favorite new eatery for dinner!

Itinerary

Sample Tasting Menu (subject to change without notice):
  • Seafood Treasure: chargrilled oysters
  • Antoines: Souffled Potatoes
  • Pimms Cup: typical New Orleans cocktail
  • NOSC: dips to taste and culinary shopping
  • Sweet Palate: chocolate tasting
  • French Market Muffaletta
  • French Market Gumbo or Red Beans
  • Loretta's Pralines

Customer Reviews

Sarah O'DELL

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Our tour guide wonda was unbelievable. My husband and I have done numerous foods tours around the world and this one did not disappoint. From acitecture, hidden gem restaurants and jazz she knew it and #39;s all and pointed it all out to us and we walked. Most importantly the Food was fantastic!!!

Catherine S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great 3 hours, Susan our guide was engaging, knowledgeable and fun, happy to oblige us on stuff and #39;off piste and #39;.
Good way to get to know the city, history and local places of interest.
Destination Kitchen was the company and our experience was very positive.

Eileen L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This food tour was awesome! Our guide was Susan and she was fantastic!! Susan gave us so much great information about the history of the area, and brought us to some fantastic food stops. We loved this tour and highly recommend it! Great way to experience a little piece of New Orleans!

dizylizy11

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was fantastic! A lot of walking but well worth it. Food was delicious and learned so much about the foods of New Orleans

Juanita W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Although the first day and time were cancelled the replacement was excellent. We had great service and enjoyed the total experience.

mayra

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Susan was amazing! She was so knowledgeable about NOLA history! The food was amazing! It rained during our tour but it was still so much fun!

Keith F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We learned so much about this city and the food it's known for. Our guide was terrific.

Maria N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour was so much fun!! Our tour guide, Susan, was so knowledgeable and it was a great opportunity to get to know the area and try many authentic dishes. The food was so tasty and covered all of the classics. I would highly recommend this tour to everyone visiting New Orleans for the first time.

Laurie V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Loved the places we went and the food we ate! Since it was our first visit to New Orleans, a map showing the restaurants and shops we visited would have been a definite help.

Peter W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was a morning well spent. Phillipe, our guide, was knowledgeable both on the history of New Orleans and the food. An excellent tour with stops to sample various foods. Strongly recommended.

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