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this was an expensive tour if you bought all of the drinks that they talked about.. but it was GREAT!!!!! had such a blast! one of the best times i've had traveling in the U.S.
We had a fabulous time! Our guide, Sandy, was a wealth of information. This tour is a ton of fun and a great way to see some of the more famous places in the French Quarter.
Daniel C. was an excellent tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and fun. This is my second cocktail tour and will be happy to book it again.
Joe, our tour guide, it turns out wrote the tour. He was extremely knowledgeable and had great stories to share. We had a blast.
Our Guide, Joe, was a fun guide! Full of inside knowledge and character. All the stops we made were interesting and he gave us the history of all the drinks which we were able to purchase. Definitely reccomend this tour to anyone!
This tour was a great way to see into the history of partying in New Orleans! We stopped at four establishments where we sampled famous drinks and got explanations of the history of the old bars and restaurants. This was History with a Twist according to our tour guide Joe Gendusa - he's written a book with that title!! He was so knowledgeable - after 4 cocktails our memory might be less than ideal, but Joe still knew his stuff. He was clearly personally acquainted with the folks at the places we stopped and was able to take us through exclusive rooms in Antoine's Restaurant. He made the tour both informative and fun. Beware the Fairy Wing - the last cocktail - the absinthe seemed to magnify the effects of the earlier cocktails!
Jacqueline D Canada
Definitely a way to see the best bars and most historical buildings in New Orleans. Pace yourself! LOL
Our tour guide was awesome! He hit all the highlights of the Cocktail goodies. The tour was informative and fun!
The New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour was the highlight of my recent visit to New Orleans. My family and I really enjoyed seeing all the different bars / restaurants and hearing about the history behind them. All the drinks were delicious. Joe was absolutely the best tour guide ever. We appreciated his interaction with the group, as well as, his energy and enthusiasm as he told the stories and history of New Orleans. I, myself, am not a history fanatic, but thoroughly enjoyed this history lesson!
Joe was one of the best tour guides I've ever had. This man knows his stuff and the tour is Awesome. Plenty of time at each stop to get a drink and learn about why you are there! I will take this tour again!
I love this tour. I did it about ten years ago and we went to totally different bars/restaurants this time with totally different drinks, stories, bar history etc. Same WONDERFUL guide. This time we were on the tour when New Orleans was experiencing extremely heavy rain. Our guide handed out little ponchos and off we went. We all got wet walking in the flooded streets, but the tour was still FANTASTIC!
An excellent tour! Our guide Joe really knew his stuff and really knows his craft. As I just finished training as a New Orleans tour guide myself, I think I would know. The four bars he took us to were well chosen, and he really knew their history. The featured drink at each stop was a new one to me, and I've lived here for years! The visit to the legendary Antoine's was especially memorable, and gave me a chance to try a Sazerac, which I've wanted to for some time. It's good! And the humble Pirate's Alley Café let me try absinthe prepared properly. Since Joe said he varies the itinerary with every tour, I will definitely be repeating this.
Well worth the tour, it's very informative and enjoyable. The tour guides are so passionate about their town and it's history.
Our tourguide, Brian, was very professional, knowledgable and also had some pretty good jokes. The tour includes a healthy mix of history and libations to ensure all will have an enjoyable time.
Sandy made this tour fantastic. It was a great way to see a bunch of unique locations in the French Quarter, and she provided us with great facts about the drinks and the places we were seeing. She was also really great at working with all of the different tastes in our group. Definitely one of the best tours I've been on in New Orleans. I'd highly recommend.
This tour is more than just cocktails- it's an awesome history lesson about all of the awesome things that you probably didn't know came from NOLA. Joe was our tour guide and he was tremendous. He's been doing the job for 15 years and his knowledge about what happened here was fantastic! Really enjoyed this and would absolutely book it again.
Our guide, Joe was fantastic. He was a wealth of knowledge about each bar/restaurant we visited. He gave us background on the many cocktails we were able to purchase. We were able to go into spots which are not a many tours. Great Fun!
I was a little hesitant to book this but, because you order your own drinks, it seemed like an amazing deal. Frankly, raise the price on this, Viator, as long as every docent is Joe. Not only does he know his stuff, he wrote the book on it. Very interesting tour that takes you behind the scenes at several iconic bars. I bought just exactly what I wanted to drink while soaking up the lore of New Orleans drink culture.
Our tour guide, Joe, was fabulous. He actually wrote the book on New Orleans cocktails. Our stops were entertaining, interesting and educational. He was far superior to the cocktail tour guide I had 5 years ago. Joe knows all the history of the bars and cocktails in New Orleans, including their architecture. Delightful tour!
Guide was very knowledgeable about New Orleans history and cocktails. Had a blast!!! Second time we took this tour and went to different locations and had new cocktails! Well worth every penny
karenalex67 United States of ...
This was one of the best tours by far. Our tour guide Joe, was so knowledgeable and we had a blast. I would recommend this tour and we would take it again!
Sandy was a great guide. Fun way to learn some history about the city and some famous cocktails!
This was the absolute best way to kick off our trip. Joe was an awesome tour guide. He had colorful stories and gave us great tips on other places to go. We went back to all three places he took us later in the week. We would recommend this to everyone!
The tour was amazing, Joe did an awesome job! If you want to know the history of the most famous bars in NOLA then this is for you. They start you with a drink and then you buy at each bar their own classic drinks. A must do!!
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