French Quarter Food & History Tour

What to expect
  • Explore the New Orleans’ spectrum of culinary offerings on an engaging walking tour
  • Walk past iconic sites in the French Quarter on your way to a tasting of a huge array of classic New Orleans dishes
  • Learn the difference between Creole and Cajun food
  • Get unique insight into New Orleans’ history and culture
New Orleans just wouldn’t be New Orleans without its complex and delicious food culture. From beignets to po’ boys to jambalaya, the French Quarter is home to some of the best flavors that the city has to offer. Learn about the New Orleans’ history through a culinary lens, as your guide weaves together the lore of what dishes make up the city’s food identity and why, and shares personal anecdotes about famous chefs and restaurants. You’ll wander past iconic landmarks like St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square as you make your way towards Cafe Beignet, your destination for lunch. There, you’ll be able to taste and sample the delectable dishes you discussed on your walk. You can try gumbo made from local seafood, hot sauces, muffalettas, pralines, and red beans and rice. You’re sure to understand New Orleans on a much deeper and much fuller level.

Note: The final stop of this tour is the only place that will allow for food tastings. You will choose what you want to sample and how much to spend. A max of 5 people can book at a time as per our partner's strict group booking policy. If you are group of 6 or more and place multiple bookings to go around our partner's restriction, our partner will immediately cancel your bookings. As this tour is no cost upfront, you have the opportunity to name your price depending on how you value the tour, pay-what-you-wish is for every budget! This tour works on the honor system, so please understand that if you make a reservation and don’t show up without 24 hour notice, future tours will be placed on stand-by status.
Key Highlights
Price Free!
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 11 positive reviews
Cancellation must be given at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour. Failure to do so will result in future bookings being placed on stand-by status.

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