5 star rating: Highly Recommended 71 Reviews

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  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Find out what all the fuss is about on this half-day tour of some of the best food in New Orleans' famous French Quarter. Your knowledgeable, passionate guide will escort you to famous restaurants in the French Quarter and Riverwalk, including a few commonly mentioned in cookbooks. You may sample red beans and rice at Napolean House, chargrilled oysters at Seafood Treasure and beignets at Cafe du Monde. Learn about the rich legacy of fine food in the French Quarter and which hotspots to check out on your own later; you can even work with your guide to customize the tour to your interests.

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

Meet your guide in the heart of the French Quarter to embark on your three-hour walking tour of world-class restaurants. Wander the lively streets of the French Quarter and get an insider's look at the kitchens often seen on food shows and featured in cookbooks. Let your guide know the restaurants you're interested in checking out or perhaps ask your guide to recommend a personal favorite.

Indulge in six or seven food tastings and one alcoholic beverage tasting during your tour. You may have chargrilled oysters at Seafood Treasure, red beans and rice at Napolean House, and beignets and cafe au lait at Cafe du Monde. Try a popular cocktail with a distinctive New Orleans' twist at Pimms Cup. Pimms originated in England, but the Pimms Cup cocktail was dreamed up in New Orleans. Your tastings are all included in the price of your tour and easily add up to a meal's worth of food. There's a moderate amount of walking involved as you move from one exceptional restaurant to the next, so it's easy to work off the calories!

Your 3-hour tasting adventure concludes in the French Quarter where you can keep exploring on your own or return to a favorite eatery on your own later for a sit-down meal!

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Really enjoyed the tour and the history lessons and background on the city and its foods. Thank a mill Elizebeth.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Well, let me first apologize for submitting this review late. The food tour was fantastic!!!. Our tour guide Elizabeth, was great too. She introduced us to various, New Orleans cuisine, such as the Po Boy, Muffaletta, Gumbo, home made Pralines candy and lets not forget the warm Beignets from Cafe DuMonde. She also shared very interesting facts and history on New Orleans in general. This tour was absolutely worth it. We were all so full after the tour. I recommend this tour with out hesitation.
Toole 2015

marleetravels
United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I enjoyed this tour immensely even though it was extremely hot outside that day. Phillipe was very knowledgeable about New Orleans. Most of the restaurants and shops were air conditioned and we talked in the shade. The food samples were great ! I thought there was a good mix of food to try -- gumbo, poor boys, drink, pralines and gelato. Enjoyed the art and spice shops also. Would highly recommend.

Pamela M
United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour guide was great. The stops were great. The food was amazing. The history the guide shared along the way was interesting and fun to know.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

it was great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Really enjoyed it,Elizabeth was a great guide, lots of interesting info about New Orleans, great food too.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wanda our guide was just wonderful! Food and history...great combination

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was very good. We were only four people so it was nice. The tour Guide, a former chef, was enthusiastic and very informative. We went to different spots and tried samples of the most famous food in Nola. We had gumbo, po boy sandwich, beignets at cafe du monde, muffaletta, and more. The samples are good in size and by the end of the tour you will be full! Cafe du Monde in the morning is extremely crowded, the lines are endless... but our guide was already waiting for us with a bag full ofmfresh beignets. I absolutely loved and would recommend it to someone who likes trying new food.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

WE loved this tour -

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Lisa did a great job of informing and feeding us thru the french quarter

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