- Duration: Tour starts at 11:00 am and 4:00 pm and lasts for 3-3.5 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 outside of the Jean Lafitte National Park Visitor Center located at 419 Decatur St, New Orleans. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and dress for rain or shine.
Join us on “The Best of New Orleans” Food Tour
At this time, Tastebud Tours currently has one tour available in New Orleans, “The Best of New Orleans” Food Tour. The tour is available Thursday through Sundays at 11AM and 4PM.
The city of New Orleans, like most American cities, has gone through extraordinary changes over the last year.. Legendary restaurants, historical sites, and local mainstays have been faced with nearly insurmountable odds, but overcoming those odds is what makes New Orleans special. We are a city of rebirth, and from hard times come our best times. In the spirit of our motto – Laissez les bon temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!) – Tastebud Tours wants to get the good times rolling, again. New Orleans has endured times like this before, and even though we have lost several businesses, we hope to celebrate and cherish those that remain with you. Tastebud Tours highlights what is quintessential New Orleans – Great food and history. We do this by offering the top-rated food tours in New Orleans, a walk through the heart of the French Quarter as you eat your way through almost 300 years of culinary history.
We hope you join us on our newest offering, “The Best of New Orleans” food tour. We have curated a 3 to 3.5 hour tour stopping at some of the best local restaurants to enjoy the foods that make New Orleans cuisine one of the best in the world.
Your health and safety is our primary concern, and while New Orleans has stringent health mandates to regulate all tours, Tastebud Tours has met those mandates and gone further to protect our guests. All Tastebud Tour guides leading tours have been immunized. Currently, the city requires all guests to wear face masks or face shields at all times, except when eating. Guests must provide their own face covering. Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to in the restaurants. All food and drink must be consumed on premises. Your guide will have hand sanitizer available for you upon request. Our guides adhere to these policies and are held to a high standard for hygiene and promoting good practices to keep our guests healthy.
This tour starts outside of the Jean Lafitte National Park Visitor Center, located at 419 Decatur St, New Orleans.
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?! If your answer is YES then it’s time to book “The Best of New Orleans” Food Tour. Roam the streets of the French Quarter, treat your taste buds, and learn about the history behind the city’s iconic cuisine and locations. Come hungry!
The Tour Stops at These Classic Culinary Favorites
Established in 1856, Tujague’s is one of the oldest restaurants in the USA. YOU will be among the first guests in their new location. You will be served Madame Begue’s renowned “Boiled Beef,” a savory brisket dish using a Creole recipe unchanged for 150 years.
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 an authentic Muffeletta in the Court 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 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 informally adopted the young Louis Armstrong and helped him buy his first 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 balcony experience!
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!
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