Our guides on the Flavors of the French Quarter Food Tour love to entertain you with the sites of the French Quarter, amaze you with fun facts, and fill you up with flavor!
- 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)
- Tour starts at 816 Decatur St, New Orleans. The area in which you will be meeting is called ‘The Shops at the Colonnade’, which is part of the French Market complex
- Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and dress for rain or shine
The Original New Orleans Seafood and History Food Tour
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’ Original New Orleans Seafood and History Food 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 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 dishes, like shrimp remoulade and goat cheese crepes served with an unforgettable chardonnay Creole cream sauce. A 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 ‘buds to some Creole seafood gumbo. Local brews are also available should you want to enjoy one with your tasting.
The Old Coffee Pot
Classic Cajun and Creole cuisine have been the calling card here since 1894. Try the shrimp and crabcake that Guy Fieri featured on “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.” Additionally, Chef Dustin makes a serving of Miss Pearl’s famous bread pudding that has been made the same way for 50 years!!! A real Tastebud delight!
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 taste buds ready for delicious alligator and blackened catfish. You may want to purchase a special drink for this balcony experience!
New Orleans Creole Cookery
You haven’t experienced New Orleans until you’ve been to New Orleans Creole Cookery! Launched by A.J. and Anna Tusa of the famous New Orleans Tusa restaurant family, the New Orleans Creole Cookery boasts a spark of new generation energy, presenting some of New Orleans’ most treasured cooking traditions in an innovative setting that speaks to the way people dine today. Famous char-grilled oysters await your taste buds, creating a taste experience you’ll always remember – and you’ll even want more! A full bar is available if you’d like to pair your meal with a beverage.
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!
- Tour Note
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.