• Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
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Savor the famous homestyle Louisiana cooking of New Orleans on a mouthwatering, 3-hour walking food tour through the French Quarter. Visit five classic outposts to sample local Creole, Cajun and French-inspired specialties like po-boy sandwiches, beef brisket, sticky-sweet pralines and some of the best jambalaya in town.

Highlights

  • Afternoon walking food tour in New Orleans
  • Discover the unique flavors of local cuisine, featuring Creole, Cajun and French influences
  • Visit five or six historic eateries in the French Quarter
  • Sample local specialties like po-boys and Creole beef brisket
  • Taste authentic jambalaya featured by Guy Fieri on the Food Network
  • Indulge your sweet tooth with pralines from the city's oldest candy store
  • All tastings are included and make up a satisfying lunch

What You Can Expect

The Original Taste of the French Quarter Food Tour

Food Tour

Bring your appetite and walking shoes for a delicious tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Make your way to the French Market in the early afternoon to meet your local foodie guide, and set of on a leisurely stroll through the surrounding historic streets. While visiting at least five different eateries, learn about the unique confluence of cultures that gives New Orleans cuisine its distinctive flavor.

At Johnny’s Po-Boys, in business since 1950, bite into one of the city’s classic lunch dishes — a baguette loaded with savory meat or seafood that was originally served to striking streetcar operators in 1929. Pop into The Old Coffeepot for a taste of the sumptuous Cajun jambalaya that that Guy Fieri tried on the Food Network’s ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives,’ and soak up the historic charm and bold flavors at Tujague’s, a former Spanish armory that dishes up a mean boiled beef brisket smothered in a special Creole sauce.

Finally, satisfy your sweet tooth with decadent southern-style treats and hand-dipped chocolates at Laura’s Pralines and Candies, New Orleans’ oldest candy shop where expert confectioners use recipes passed down from the 18th century. Be sure to save room for one last surprise sweet treat, a specialty New Orleans dessert. All tastings are included in the tour price and together make up a diverse and satisfying lunch.

Customer Reviews

Arthur M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Linda was an absolutely fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Not only will you experience many different foods of New Orleans but you also learn the history, architecture and meet lots of nice people at the restaurants who obviously know and respect Linda and her tour. This would be a great, fun way to get to know the French Quarter as soon as you arrive but either way dont miss this tour.

John United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Excellent tour with Linda.
Linda not only has the best foody spots but adds in history as you walk from place to place, plus some shops that you might miss. We could have follower her around all night.
Thank you!

David S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Janice was awesome. Great tour!

James M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Our guide was Jeannine Chance. A former elementary teacher and principle, she was empowered by seeing the light of new understanding in our eyes. The walk was always a short distance in the shade to the next famous eatery, always with an interesting history and a favorite of the locals. We would then sit in the dining area of the Restaurant while she told us its history and the history of that particular food. The samples were enough that we took some with us for our late night snack.

pma48

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Bruce was very knowledgeable and shared so much info about New Orleans that it was more of a history tour than a food tour. The food was good and he kept us well-hydrated. The walking was really pretty easy even though it was beastly hot that day. We had brisket and learned the difference between gumbo and jambalaya. My favorite was tasting the Muffeleta sandwich and the history of it. The bread pudding was amazing!

Donna R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Loved it! Linda was an awesome guide, great personality and very knowledgeable about the history of New Orleans and the food. She gave us valuable tips. We will do it again.

Tony A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Yum!

Tawana R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Richard was great! Great food and even better history lesson! This tour will be well worth your time and money.

Oliver K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

A wonderful historical and delicious food tour with the wonderful tour guide Libby.
We've got so much interesting information about New Orleans, it's food and the poeople who are living here since many generations. We can recommend this tour for everyone who wants to dive deep into the history of the French Quarter and the taste of New Orleans.
Libby, you did a great job and we have best memories to your tour and New Orleans.
Best, Oliver and Wenke from Berlin, Germany

MaryAnn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

Really enjoyed the food tour. Barbara was our foodie and she was fun, knowledgeable and brought interesting facts and history about the food styles of New Orleans. I highly recommend this tour.

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