New Orleans food history tour
Excursions & day trips

New Orleans food history tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Bite into a Louisiana Po' boy, sample a bit of classic Creole brisket and more
  • Hear about the culinary history, family dynasties and influences of New Orleans cuisine
  • Stop by six different locations during the tour, including hot sauce bars and artisanal candy stores
What to expect

If you're a self-proclaimed foodie obsessed with history and culture, this New Orleans food history tour is absolutely perfect for you. This three-hour walking tour brings you to six different locations and introduces you to mouth-watering Creole cuisine, including classic dishes such as gumbo, brisket, beignets and pralines. Try other local staples such as Italian-inspired muffulettas and the classic Louisiana Po' boy.

Not only will you taste the different foods and flavors representing the city's gastronomic heritage, you'll also learn the history behind them and--if you're lucky--might even have the chance to chat with the chefs about their culinary influences. A few of the six stops on the tour will also have a fully-stocked bar, in case you'd like an adult beverage to accompany your Po' boy!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Stops at six different venues
    • Ten dishes/samples (also water at most places)
    • Local guide
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Where

    310 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

    Meeting point:

    SoBou

    What to remember
    • Tours run rain or shine, and are conducted at a leisurely pace
    • This tour offers a set menu, which does not include gluten-free, pork-free or vegetarian options. Guests are asked to notify tour provider of any food allergies during check-out
    • Cancellation policy: Full refund issued if cancelled more than 24 hours prior to start time. No refunds issued if cancelled within 24 hours of start time
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    When
    • Everyday from 1.00pm until 4.00pm
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    Provider
    Doctor Gumbo Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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