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New Orleans Food and History Tour

  • Combine a food and history walking tour of the French Quarter
  • Sample New Orleans classics and contemporary fusion cuisine
  • Visit six local-approved restaurants with food tastings included at each
New Orleans Food and History Tour
From US$70.00
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New Orleans Food and History Tour
From US$70.00
Combine New Orleans’ best assets—history and food—on this guided tour of the French Quarter. Visit six local-approved restaurants that specialize in classics such as po’boys, gumbo, and beignets at establishments that live up to their hype, and pick up bits of New Orleans' history and trivia along the way.
What to Expect
Begin your tour at the award-winning restaurant SoBou, which specializes in street-food inspired dishes such as boudin balls, pork cracklings, and savory beignets. As you dig in, learn about the American Indian, European, and West African roots of Louisiana cuisine.
Continue to Pepper Palace Hot Sauce Bar to sample dozens of sauces and rubs, followed by a stop at the historical Leah’s Pralines candy shop. Try the shop's signature bacon pecan brittle, and learn the history of this Southern sweet.
Next, bite into two New Orleans inventions, the muffuletta and the po’boy, both served at a funky NOLA dive. Discuss 19th- and 20th-century immigration of New Orleans as you eat these favorite lunchtime sandwiches.
Polish off your tour with Creole cuisine at Tujague’s, which has been in operation since 1856, and Dickie Brennan’s Tableau, famous for its seafood gumbo.
Your tour concludes at Dickie Brennan’s, just in time to take advantage of their happy hour deals.
Reviews (322)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Food and History Review

Nate was our guide today. He was personable and knowledgeable. We went to six restaurants and tried a couple things at each stop. The food was great, our group was pleasant, and we got just enough to eat. We hadn't had breakfast in anticipation for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kristi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Much praise from a foodie...

Our tour guide Lindsey was awesome! Very knowledgeable and fun. She really knows how to entertain a crowd. My husband and I enjoyed the many foods of the area and the history behind it. Would recommend this tour. 6 out of 5 stars. *Note, there...More

1  Thank CoryDJack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome Time!

We went on a food tour with Lindsay and she did an awesome job! The day we went our group was really big but she did a good job to make sure we could all hear and answered any additional questions we had. You do...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mallory215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Orleans Food Tour

Lindsay was our tour guide, She was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We learned a lot about Cajun and Creole food history.. This is a good way to get information about New Orleans and to sample a few foods of the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank psddavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Not to be missed!

Lindsay was fantastic! I grew up in Louisiana and learned more LA history about the Cajuns, Creoles and “fun facts” including the origin of Oyster Rockerfelker, Bananas Foster and the Grasshopper cocktail. We visited 5 wonderful places starting with the amazing SoBou for a fantastic...More

1  Thank CmofAmof
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14 March 2019|
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Response from markspringroll | Reviewed this property |
One of the dishes is Gumbo which does contain shellfish, email them directly they will be happy to answer your questions. It’s a great tour though and you will enjoy yourself.
24 January 2019|
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Response from AndieW321 | Reviewed this property |
When they say that, they just mean that you will meet somewhere in the middle of the French Quarter. When you book, they will give you the exact address. It may change based on the restaurants that you visit on the tour day.
24 January 2019|
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Response from Alison F | Reviewed this property |
Once you book they will provide you with the details of where to meet.
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