February 9, 2021
New Orleans is the perfect city for tasting and touring! The city has delicious foods, talented chefs, and history that can’t be beat. These tours are open and COVID guidelines are in place to keep you safe while you visit. So check out our list of the best food and drink tours in New Orleans to enjoy some Cajun and Creole cooking, incredible seafood, famous cocktails, and everything that makes New Orleans delicious.
#1 – Dine Like a Local on Magazine Street
Eating your way down Magazine Street is a New Orleans foodie must-do. Join New Orleans Secrets Tours as you walk through the famed Garden District, a vibrant neighborhood in Uptown, where locals of all ages come together to shop, sip, and eat in true New Orleanian fashion. Sample seven delicious menu items while learning about the culture and history of the city.
Food & Drink Included | Private Tour Option
#2 – Enjoy New Orleans Famous Historic Cocktails
Discover the local hidden gems on this New Orleans Cocktail History Tour. You’ll visit four venues including SoBou, the Bourbon “O” Jazz Bar and Tujague’s. At every stop on the tour, you’ll be introduced to a historic cocktail prepared by an award-winning mixologist and the history behind it. Whether you are a cocktail enthusiast or simply want to learn more about New Orleans, a visit to local bars and the historic French Quarter is the perfect way to experience it all.
Age 21+ | Drinks Included
#3 – Discover the Best Food & Drink in New Orleans
Foodies and cocktail lovers, this tour is for you! On this Food and Cocktail Combo Tour, you’ll visit up to six locations including award-winning seafood restaurants, James Beard Award-nominated craft cocktail lounges, funky gastropubs, and artisanal candy stores. New Orleans has an incredible history, and one of the most popular ways to learn about it is by sampling dishes and cocktails that represent modern expressions of New Orleans’ culinary heritage.
Food & Drink Included | Age 21+
#4 – Experience a Drunk & Haunted Walking Tour
This must-do tour is the perfect combination of a Cocktail and Ghost Tour. Explore the French Quarter while learning about the history of the cocktails and looking for ghosts. Keep an eye out for paranormal activity when your guide’s ghost meter goes off! The tour ends at the oldest bar in the French Quarter, Lafittes Blacksmith Shop. Whether you’re a local, visitor or just someone looking for a fun and unique way to explore the city of New Orleans, this tour is perfect for you.
Age 21+ | Guide In Full Costume
#5 – Taste New Orleans’ Diverse Culinary Heritage
With so many dining options in the city, why not try six different places in one fell swoop?! This Food History Tour explores the unique culinary diversity of the city as you sample authentic foods and tastes from six different dining establishments. Test your taste buds as you sample classic dishes including gumbo, pralines and po’boys. Along the way, learn about the history of the neighborhoods, restaurants, and landmarks that have shaped New Orleans.
Food Included | Small Group Tours
#6 – Discover Historic Cocktails in the French Quarter
Join New Orleans Secrets for a true New Orleans history and cocktail experience. You’ll visit four restaurants and bars, each with its own story to tell. At each stop, you’ll learn about the history of New Orleans and the role alcohol has played. Come hear about pirates ordering ale and see the historical architecture of New Orleans on this can’t miss Cocktail Tour.
Age 21+ | Private Tour Option
#7 – Sample Classic New Orleanian Dishes
The Culinary History Tour is the ultimate food tour experience. Learn about the history and difference between Cajun and Creole cooking, the local restaurants that serve these beautiful menus, and the buildings they sit in, all while sampling some of the most desired cuisine in the country. As you walk through the 300 year old French Quarter, learn about the history of New Orleans and the surrounding architecture.
Food Included | French Quarter
#8 – Breakfast in the French Quarter Tour
Start the day off right with breakfast at one of the most popular restaurants in New Orleans. Then head out for a leisurely stroll through the French Quarter and experience The Big Easy’s 300 year old, one-of-a-kind character. You’ll learn about the French heritage of New Orleans and discover world famous architecture on this French Quarter Walking Tour.
Food Included | French Quarter
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