Start your visit to the Crescent City with the ultimate food tour of the French Quarter. From po-boys and pralines to gumbo and Cajun favorites, some of these recipes date back to the 18th century!
New Orleans’ Sunset Food and History Tour
- Duration: Tour starts at 4:00 pm and lasts for 3 Hours
- The price of this tour includes all food
- If available, guests are welcome to purchase adult beverages/cocktails (21 and over) along the way
- Shopping is allowed at locations (if available)
- Your tour guide will be in front of 816 Decatur St waiting to meet you. Our tour guides are the secret ingredient to Tastebud Tour’s success. They are licensed experts in New Orleans food and history, they are simply the best in Nola! Have fun!
- Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and dress for rain or shine
- Water and Restrooms are available on the tour. Eat! Drink! Enjoy!
- Per Person
New Orleans’ Sunset Food and History Tour
Take an unforgettable stroll through the streets of the French Quarter and immerse your taste buds in NOLA’s best while your guide shares the stories behind the iconic cuisine French Quarter history!
This tour starts in front of the “Head to Toe” fashion shop located at 816 Decatur St, New Orleans. A Tastebud Tours sign will be in the window to confirm you are at the right address.
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and dress for rain or shine This is a progressive dinner in the French Quarter.There’s no denying that New Orleans is the #1 food destination in the USA. The question is, are you hungry for its delicious food?! If your answer is YES then it’s time to book Tastebud Tours’ New Orleans Sunset Food and History Tour. Roam the streets of the Cresent City, treat your taste buds to some of the best food NOLA has to offer, and learn about the history behind the city’s iconic cuisine and locations. Come hungry!
The Tour Stops at These Classic Culinary Favorites
Court of Two Sisters
Home of the only daily jazz brunch in town, Court of Two Sisters is famed for its beautiful wisteria-blanketed courtyard and bubbling fountains. This two-centuries-old restaurant is steeped in history, and is the perfect destination for all visitors to the Crescent City. Treat your tastebuds to a warm and tasty Muffulleta in the Court of Two Sisters tavern. Local brews are also available should you want to enjoy one with your tasting.
Entrepreneur Murray Tate opened NOLA Po-Boy after Hurricane Katrina devastated the City of New Orleans. At that time, there were almost no restaurants open. During the first Jazz & Heritage Festival after Katrina, a food critic for the Gambit Weekly gave Murray a glowing review and the rest was history. Sink your teeth into an outstanding Po-Boy with all of its classic fixings!
Experience the local flavor and legendary taste at the Cornet Restaurant, home of the largest balcony on Bourbon Street! Located on the corner of Bourbon and St. Peters streets in the heart of the French Quarter, Cornet serves authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine inspired by the cradle of jazz. The restaurant was founded by the family who gave Louis Armstrong his first horn, a cornet. The menu has been designed to celebrate the sounds and flavors of New Orleans. Get your tastebuds ready for famous jambalaya. You may want to purchase a special drink for this experience!
Laura’s Pralines and Candies
Nestled in the historic French Quarter, the made-fresh Creole pralines and hand-dipped chocolates are the results of recipes that date all the way back to the 18th century. End this tour on a sweet note at New Orleans’ oldest candy store! You can look forward to our special surprise to take along with you once your tour is over!
New Orleans Creole Cookery
You have to try the famous Gumbo YaYa at the New Orleans Creole Cookery. You haven’t experienced New Orleans until you’ve stepped into this iconic eatery, courtesy of A.J. and Anna Tusa of the famous New Orleans Tusa restaurant family. The Cookery promises new generation energy combined with the city’s most treasured cooking traditions in a setting that really speaks to the way people dine today.
All Tastebud guests will receive food from each Tastebud food stop. Menu items vary, so come hungry!
PLEASE NOTE: We apologize, but at this time we cannot substitute food to support dietary restrictions or lifestyles including (but not limited to): vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free options.
Due to Covid 19 any tour stop is subject to change. Thank you in advance for your understanding, have a fun and filling tour!