- Duration: Tour starts at either 11:00 AM or 4:00 PM and lasts for 3-3.5 Hours.
- Be sure you book reservations for the date and time you need.
- The price of this tour includes all food. Water will be provided at all stops except Laura’s.
- 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!
Join us on “The Best of New Orleans” Food Tour
The City of New Orleans, like most American cities, has gone through extraordinary changes over the last several months. Legendary restaurants, historical sites, and local mainstays have been faced with nearly insurmountable odds. 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 the city’s 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 “The Best of New Orleans” Food Tour. With over ten years of experience, we have selected some of the best local restaurants to enjoy the foods that make New Orleans cuisine one of the best in the world. The mouthwatering details of the tour is listed below.
Your health and safety are our primary concern and New Orleans has stringent health mandates to regulate all tours, Tastebud Tours has met those mandates and gone further to protect our guests. State and local policies and mandates are continuing to evolve. Tastebud will be sure to meet all of the city requirements at the time of your tour. Our Tastebud guides adhere and are held to a high standard for hygiene and promote good practices to keep our guests healthy.
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. 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 Crescent City, treat your taste buds, and learn the history behind the city’s iconic cuisine and locations. Come hungry!
The Tour Stops at These Classic Culinary Favorites
End your tour on a sweet note! Laura’s is the oldest candy store in New Orleans. The made-fresh Creole pralines and hand-dipped chocolates are the results of recipes that date all the way back to the 18th century. You can look forward to our special surprise to take along with you once your tour is over!
Experience the local flavors and legendary tastes 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!
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 traditional Muffuletta in the casual 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. Gambit Weekly gave Murray a glowing review and the rest is history. Sink your teeth into a traditional Beef Po-Boy dressed the NOLA way!
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