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!
- Duration: 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)
- 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
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 seafood?! 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 seafood 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
Located in the heart of the French quarter, Tujague’s celebrates 160 years of serving Creole cuisine. Get ready to enjoy their famous dish the famous beef brisket with creole sauce, true Tastebud delight! Drink specials are available for purchase.
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. 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 Shrimp 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 Crawfish Mac and Cheese. You may want to purchase a special drink for this balcony 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!
All Tastebud guests will receive food from each Tastebud food stop. Menu items vary, so come hungry! Vegetarian options are available – please let us know in advance. We apologize, but we cannot accommodate vegan or gluten-free dietary restrictions.