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Combo Cocktail and Food History Tour provided by Doctor Gumbo Tours

Combo Cocktail and Food History Tour

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Taste delicious food and drinks in New Orleans on a half-day food tour that also looks at Louisiana’s history through its culinary heritage. Visit eight locations including Creole restaurants, cocktail lounges, pre-Civil War bars, and sandwich shops, and sample up to ten different dishes, plus four full-sized drinks. Your guide provides insightful commentary as you stroll through the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, and other destinations.
You'll start at
Red Fish Grill
115 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAPlease enter Red Fish Grill (115 Bourbon St) and check in with host/hostess stand.
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  • 1
    Bourbon Street
    Stop: 35 minutes -
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  • 2
    Pepper Palace
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    French Quarter
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Royal Street
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Jackson Square
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 6
    Decatur Street
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Cane and Table
1113 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USAThe tour ends inside Cane & Table Restaurant.
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  • Ideal for food-lovers who want to explore New Orleans' cuisine and history
  • Expect enough food to make up a meal
  • Includes eight tastings and four drinks
  • Suitable for adults age 21 and older
Important Information
Departure Point
Red Fish Grill, 115 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Return Details
Cane and Table, 1113 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
  • Gratuities
  • This tour features a set menu and does not have a gluten-free, pork-free or vegetarian option
  • Please notify us of any food allergies (not aversions) during check-out
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Not conducive to vegetarian/vegan diet
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • All venues are subject to change based on availability
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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maureendz528 wrote a review 14 Mar
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution1 helpful vote
Picked this tour randomly- and could not have been more pleased. Tour guide Nate was knowledgeable, fun and the afternoon flew by with amazing food, drinks and stories. Highly recommended this tour!! Each stop is better than the last!! Maureen
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Date of experience: March 2020
Christie M wrote a review 4 Mar
Winnipeg, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
We highly recommend the Food and Cocktail tour!! Every place we visited was top notch and we thoroughly enjoyed all tastings and learning of New Orleans’ history from our charismatic host, Lindsay. She is so natural, incorporating humor and personal touches. Loved everything
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Date of experience: March 2020
regmoses wrote a review 4 Mar
Kentucky10 contributions7 helpful votes
This was the favorite thing my husband and I did during our NOLA trip last spring. I wish I could remember our tour guide's name because he was awesome. We ended up eating and drinking things we never would have known to order, hearing all about the city, and walking around to
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Date of experience: April 2019
Eric H wrote a review Feb 2020
Biloxi, Mississippi14 contributions3 helpful votes
This tour was outstanding. Lindsay was our tour guide and she is so knowledgeable about both the history and culture as well as the cocktail and food creations that we sampled during our tour. This trip took us to some phenomenal locales that were not the standard tourist fare
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Date of experience: January 2020
Elizabeth L wrote a review Jan 2020
Prairie Grove, Arkansas2 contributions3 helpful votes
Friends recommended this tour to me, and my husband and I were not disappointed! Nate was an absolutely wonderful guide. The group was not too large (nine of us), and we all had a great time getting to learn about the food history of New Orleans and each other. My husband is
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Doctor Gumbo Tours
Skott P
NOLA Cocktail History Walking Tour is a must do activity!!
The walking tour is refreshing and recommended! Our guide Lindsey was entertaining and informative. So much history
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Fantastic Food and History Tour
Highly recommend this tour! It was the only tour we booked for our Trip to NOLA and wow did we make the right choic
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We go on a food tour whenever we go on holiday. We are massive foodies, and our jobs involve wine. We are picky whe
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Great tour!
This was our favorite activity during our week in New Orleans. The food was all delicious. We were full when we l
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Good value with an enjoyable personality
Excellent food tastings dispersed across the French Quarter. Most restaurants we were seated in a private room. O
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Yummy & informative!
We learned the history & difference between cajun & creole while sampling some really delicious local specialties!
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A fantastic way to learn about some New Orleans history whilst trying some amazing food
The food and history tour we took with Beth was a fantastic way to learn about the history of New Orleans and the c
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Eating and walking and learning the day away
The history of Cajun v Creole food was enlightening. We loved being able to stop and sit during each location. Na
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Must do in NOLA!
I was super skeptical about this food tour and I’m SO happy that I did it! It is a bit pricey at $70 but I feel lik
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Thank you, Mark, for a great intro to "Nawlins!"
Mark was a awesome guide to take us to some really great food and share lots of stories. He was very well organize
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Good Food, Distracted Guide,
I've done about a dozen food tours in different cities, and this one was severely lacking in information provided b
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Food and History Tour Review
Nice tour. Not as much history of the area and the cuisine as we would have liked but the food stops were good. T
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New Orleans History and Food Tour
Nathan was our guide and he was fantastic! I’m a history buff so this was Very interesting, my husband even enjoye
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Dr gumbo food tour
Tour guide was great. Loved walking to all the restaurants and sampling food. We did cemetery and ghost tour also.
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Absolutley wonderful!
Loved every moment of the tour! Starting with the history, which was interesting and detailed, and continuing wit
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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