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The greatest way to explore a new area is with a local guide and the crew at New Orleans Culinary Tours are the best! The addition of enjoying local dishes and culture will bring this experience to a whole new level and will keep you wanting more.

A great introduction tour for New Orleans would be the French Quarter Culinary and History Tasing Tour. This 3 hour walking and tasting tour  will immerse you in the history of New Orleans and how its unique cuisine evolved. The tour will visit historic restaurants and discuss their culinary contributions – including the two oldest (Antoine’s and Tujague’s, established in 1840 and 1856, respectively).

Visitors will learn to appreciate the differences between Creole and Cajun cuisine, and will hear of the varied ethnic influences that contribute to New Orleans cuisine.

The food offerings and activities listed are a general guide, but are subject to change from tour to tour, but typically include:

  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Red Beans & Rice
  • Beef Brisket with Creole Sauce
  • Shrimp Arnaud
  • Turtle Soup
  • Pralines

In addition to the classic dishes, the tour also passes such notable landmarks as St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square in the historic French Quarter, home to beautiful architecture and fascinating history.

Meeting Location

In the heart of the French Quarter (New Orleans, LA)

Meet in front of Tujague’s Restaurant at 823 Decatur St., in the French Quarter. Decatur St runs parallel to the river. Your guide will be wearing a tour guide badge.

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