New Orleans

New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option

New Orleans, USA
New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter

From $75.00

Select Date and Travelers

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 3 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Get more from the city by exploring New Orleans’ food culture with a guide. Stop by some of the French Quarter’s most famous restaurants for some of the area’s most delicious food. Enjoy tastings that could include seafood gumbo, Creole brisket, and beignets. Learn fun facts from your guide as you walk along the city streets, and if you choose, upgrade to a small-group tour with no more than 13 guests.
  • Visit world-renowned restaurants in New Orleans and discover the finest Louisiana cooking
  • Learn about the history of fine cooking in New Orleans from your enthusiastic guide
  • Enjoy authentic Louisiana food tastings from famous eateries
  • Customize your tour to suit your own tastes

What's Included

  • Cultural tour with a culinary twist
  • Food tastings from various French Quarter restaurants & specialty food establishments
  • Fun and knowledgeable guides
  • Option to upgrade to a small-group tour with no more than 12 guests
  • Alcoholic beverages, but available for purchase (21+)
  • Gratuities (15-20% recommended)

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • 600 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

    Please meet your guide inside Roux Royale 600 Royal Street (corner with Toulouse)

End point

  • New Orleans Creole Cookery
    508 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

    Or end near starting location.

What To Expect

Join your guide and group in the French Quarter. As an option, upgrade to a small-group tour for an even more personalized and intimate adventure.

Start your walk through the streets of the city, allowing your guide to entertain you with facts about New Orleans' rich cultural heritage. Stop to dine at some of the renowned restaurants in the French Quarter, indulging in tastings that can include seafood gumbo, Creole briskit, and beignets.

Immerse yourself in the world of Louisiana cooking, sampling authentic dishes from famous eateries that epitomize the finest flavors of the state. Take the opportunity to customize your tour to suit your personal tastes, ensuring a truly personalized gastronomic adventure.

Return to your original meeting point at the end of your culinary journey that combines culture, history, and delicious food.

French Quarter

3 hours Admission Ticket Free

French Market

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Additional languages may be available upon request, but are not guaranteed
  • We love what we do and look forward to your visit!
  • Menu items and, or stops are interchangeable and may change without notice.
  • Guide gratuities are excluded. Guide and host gratuities are always appreciated.
  • ALLERGIES - This tour highlights set tastings and does not offer gluten-free, vegetarian options, vegan or pescatarian options. Please advise us of any TRUE food allergies. *Note: Many authentic Louisiana dishes include pork.
  • Minors: Minors may attend our tours with a parent or guardian present. Parents or guardians may never leave minors unattended on any tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Robert_G
Our tour guide Susan was the best part of our tour ( along with the food of course!). She was extremely knowledgeable and provided us with a deep history of the various food stops we did. Plus she was very funny!! I would highly recommend this tour ( ask for Susan!!). :-)

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Amazing!
Kristin_B, Apr 2024
Our tour guides name was Jack and he was Great!!! he provided us a very amazing experience with lots of history and lots of fun. We really appreciated his sense of humor throughout as we were celebrating a bachelorette party and he really got into everything with us. He’s very knowledgeable and made a great experience for us. The food we tried was absolutely amazing, and I highly recommend this tour to anybody!
Super Susan!
sally_b, Apr 2024
Susan was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We learned the difference between Cajun and Creole, their not being synonymous.
Food
Olna_D, Apr 2024
This experience was the most expensive food tour that my group and I experienced but yet the most uninterested one. For the price at least 2 drinks(alcoholic beverages )could have been included. The choice of food was not that great for tasting. I was disappointed only due to the price it didn’t deliver up to my expectations. I have the tour 3 stars because I enjoyed the history of the tour.
loved it!
Ray_B, Apr 2024
great guide! great food! great selection of food and locations. got to sample all the go to foods! got some good advice on where to go for dinners while in NOLA. I would definitely recommend this tour. we were definitely full by the end. I'm not sure what else to put or why they require a 100 characters mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
NOLA food tour.
Denise_H, Apr 2024
Great tour. Super food. Unique bites. Not your typical New Orleans tasting. But representative. Susan our guide was very good.
Great food tour
Leslie_B, Apr 2024
Guide Susan- she was knowledgeable about city history and food scene. If you don’t eat pork, I would not recommend the tour.
Worth it!
Sharon_N, Apr 2024
Jack was our guide, excellent knowledge of food history, including past and current trends. Learned the difference between creole and Cajun cooking and so much about NOLA food evolution. Highly recommend.
Great experience
Pamela_W, Apr 2024
Great tour! Food tasters were all amazing (best gumbo ever!) - only disappointment was the Po-Boy in the market… bland. So many better ones in the city. Perfect event for teens. They get food and the adults get to enjoy the history.
Fabulous French Food Tour
MaryAnneD_P, Apr 2024
A most memorable tour. The guide was knowledgeable, personable, & fun. The food experience was just over the top! Six establishments visited, which was just right. The muffuletta was my favorite. I would definitely do this again.
Fantastic Tour Guide, Fantastic Food
Chelsea_L, Apr 2024
Nate was awesome, he was so nice and informative! The food was excellent, and we were so excited to learn more about New Orleans.
Very very good tuor!
Lyndi_L, Apr 2024
It was fun I love getting the history and of course the food was great. Nate was a great tour guide loved how he told us how the food came in to existence. Wonderful all around!
Great food and guide
Jenna_L, Apr 2024
Our tour guide Kristi was AMAZING! Great food with great history about Louisiana cuisine! Highly recommend.
Well worth going on the Food Tour!
Dave_B, Apr 2024
First off, Nate was a great guide. He was personable and knowledgeable with the history of the French Quarter and New Orleans. I really like this kind of tour and it was filled with some really good food. The only thing that was a slight negative is that there was no option at several of the places for people who cannot tolerate spicy food. Because if this I got to eat more but my wife ate less. There are a lot of people out there who just can't handle any sort of spiciness and it would have been nice to have options at all the spots for non-spicy food.
Not so great food tour if you don't eat pork
Larrie_G, Apr 2024
I booked this tour for my wife and daughter based on a similar tour we took in NOLA with our grandchildren 2 years. It was far from the same!! Whereas the guide was outstanding (Jack), the food was less than. adequate in quality and amount. Whereas we said that we didn't eat pork, when they went to a food court and everyone was eating alligator and pork sausage, there could have been a substitute fro them. Very disappointing.
Great time with Laurent
Amber_B, Apr 2024
Laurent was great, very nice, informative and stayed engaged the whole time! It was a ton of food, we couldn't eat it all!
NOLA food tour with Kristi
Meg_S, Apr 2024
Fun tour! Kristi added history into our food tour which made it so memorable. Great selection of restaurants. She answered all of our questions. Highly recommend this tour!
Too little food and small portions
Gran_F, Apr 2024
You expect more from a 3 hours food tour regarding the food. 5 very small snack portions. The tour should focus more on food and it’s history and not so much about New Orleans history.
Would go again
Diana_A, Apr 2024
Laurent was very inclusive - there were several different groups of people in our tour of 13. Had lots of fun facts and pleasant with everyone.
Great tour!
Karen_C, Apr 2024
Kristi was an amazing tour guide. She knew all the history and answered every question any one of us had on the tour. She was very friendly and helpful. We got to try several different dishes like charbroiled oysters, jambalaya, gumbo, po’boys it was great. I would return.
Wonderful adventure
Stephanie_D, Apr 2024
Jack was a wonderful guide. The food and historical information was wonderful. The different restaurants were great and the service was great.
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