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New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter provided by Destination Kitchen

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New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/04/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/04/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Taste your way through the Big Easy on a food tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter, stopping to sample some of the city’s most distinctive foods along the way. Exploring New Orleans food with a guide means you get a behind-the-scenes look into local kitchens, with plenty of tips on where to eat, drink, and sightsee while visiting New Orleans. Bring an appetite for everything from beignets to brisket.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    600 Royal St
    600 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Please meet your guide inside Roux Royale 600 Royal Street (corner with Toulouse)
    See address & details
  • 1
    French Quarter
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 2
    French Market
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    New Orleans Creole Cookery
    508 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Or end near starting location.
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Highlights
  • Gourmet tour of the French Quarter with all tastings included
  • Learn the stories behind the foods for which the city is known
  • Popular New Orleans' cocktails are available for purchase
  • Great introduction to New Orleans for food lovers
What to Expect
Make your way to the French Quarter, where you meet your group and a foodie guide for a walking tour of the historic neighborhood. Soak up the vibrant, bustling atmosphere of the French Quarter as you follow a route that links up a series of great gourmet destinations. The food and itinerary change daily to keep the experience fresh, but tastings may include seafood gumbo, muffuletta, jambalaya, Creole-style brisket in a historic restaurant, pralines, and boudin beignets. Explore your guide’s personal favorite dishes, with the option to purchase classic New Orleans cocktails along the way. This foodie walking tour concludes in the French Quarter, close to some of New Orleans' top attractions.
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Important Information
Departure Point
600 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
New Orleans Creole Cookery, 508 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Inclusions
  • Culinary Focus | #CultureWithACulinaryTwist
  • Food tastings from various French Quarter restaurants & specialty food establishments
  • Fun and knowledgeable guides
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic beverages, but available for purchase (over 21 yrs. of age)
  • Gratuities (15-20% recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please contact supplier before tour if you are vegetarian or have gluten allergies
  • Additional language may be available upon request, but are not guaranteed
  • Please advise of any food allergies in the Special Requirements field at the time of booking.
  • We love what we do and look forward to your visit!
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • While we can not accommodate all food allergies and dietary restrictions, there may be substitutions for vegetarian, gluten free and no pork, with 24 hour advance notice. Please check your confirmation voucher to ensure it is noted.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Amallison27 wrote a review 12 May
Olathe, Kansas46 contributions28 helpful votes
This tour is perfect if you've never had authentic New Orleans cuisine before and want to try everything. We had a muffalata, spicy New Orleans style chips, fried gator tails, gumbo, a charboiled oyster, jambalaya, and pralines. We also got praline filled cookies at the start of
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VSPChelmsford wrote a review 10 May
Chelmsford, Massachusetts8 contributions12 helpful votes
We went on the food tour during Mother's Day and had a lot of fun! Laurent was our guide. Very knowledgeable and engaging. He explained the history of New Orleans food and culture in such a fun way! We had food at maybe 5 places. One place was too busy with Mother's Day
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Ed B wrote a review 10 May
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Susie was good but the food was average. Certainly nothing as nice as the picture of the shrimp above.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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TTresler wrote a review 9 May
2 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a great way to spend our first day in New Orleans, especially since it was our first time there. We were able to see and learn about the city and food to get an idea of how and where to spend the rest of our trip. Kristi, our tour guide, was super attentive and
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Jeff R wrote a review 8 May
Orlando, Florida241 contributions38 helpful votes
Food was good but Laurant made the tour fun. Did not rush or push through. Instead kept a good pace even I could keep up with. Added stories about the life in the quarter at various times during the history.
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By: Destination Kitchen
RonK419
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Disappointing food tour of French Quarter
We went on Mother’s Day, so it was to be expected to be crowded. And one vendor apparently cancelled. None the less
portiah473
portiah473
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Great Food Tour
Laurent was great, knowledgeable and entertaining. Great tour guide. Good variety of food which was all very tasty.
dfilesg
dfilesg
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Great value
Laurent was an excellent guide. The five full size drink offerings were more than ample. The four food stops had se
Maria or Mary A
Maria or Mary A
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New Orleans
We had a great time on our food and drink tour with our host Laurent. He was very knowledgeable about the area, his
LUANNEH_12
LUANNEH_12
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Laurent is a treasure
We had a bit of trouble parking and finding our group, but Laurent was wonderful and patient. His knowledge of food
GregoryMoore
GregoryMoore
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Great tour!
We had a great time on this tour. We loved our tour guide Laurent who was himself a chef. Gave us lots of NOLA his
Destination583553
Destination583553
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Great food and drinks!
We had a great time. Our guide Susan was fun and knowledgeable. The food and drinks were delicious and we would nev
S426FVmichaelc
S426FVmichaelc
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Fantastic Time
Laurent was an excellent guide for our tour! We had such a fun time and learned a lot about the history of New Orle
558gingert
558gingert
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Food and Cocktail Tour
We really enjoyed trying the food and cocktails at each of the four stops. Laurent was an excellent guide and gave
Stacey P
Stacey P
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Eat and drink your way through the French quarter!
Excellent food and cocktail selection! The food was filling enough where we left very satisfied. We enjoyed one of
kathymJ8095AQ
kathymJ8095AQ
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Birthday bash
We had the best time. Kristi, our tour guide, was the best!!! We highly recommend this tour. The food and drinks we
Z2540WAbarbarap
Z2540WAbarbarap
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Very Disappointed
First the tour started late and there were more people than expected, about 15. Our guide, Nikki, did not wear a m
A502LPsusanc
A502LPsusanc
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Food and Drink Tour - Go on one!
We had a great time on the tour. The food was amazing and the drinks were incredible. Our tour guide Kristi was eng
Cruiser251818
Cruiser251818
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Delicious and fun.
All of the food and cocktails were really well executed. Leaurant was very knowledgeable about local cuisine, cultu
Janacarroll2
Janacarroll2
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Fantastic!
We had a great experience doing this tour! We got to eat a multitude of different foods that we wanted to try, but
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