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New Orleans Cocktail History Walking Tour in the French Quarter - with unbiased reviews

New Orleans Cocktail History Walking Tour in the French Quarter

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Bypass the tourist traps of Bourbon Street on this tour of authentic New Orleans bars. Visit four local-approved French Quarter venues—cocktail included at each—while hearing quirky alcohol-related tales from New Orleans' history. From pharmaceutical cocktails to “absinthism,” learn how the Big Easy has always let the good times roll.
You'll start at
Tiki Tolteca
301 N Peters St 2nd floor, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAWe meet inside Tiki Tolteca (above Felipe's Taqueria), located at 301 N. Peters St. New Orleans, LA 70130. There is also a side entrance on Bienville Street. Guests may also enter through Felipe's and use stairs or elevator to 2nd floor.
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  • 1
    French Quarter
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 2
    Chartres Street
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 4
    Royal Street
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Bourbon O
    Stop: 35 minutes -
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You'll end at
Bourbon O Bar
730 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USATours often sell out and split into two groups. As a result, your group may alternatively end at Tujague's Restaurant & Bar, located at 823 Decatur St in the French Quarter.
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  • Skip Bourbon St. on a tour of local-approved bars with craft cocktails
  • Put a twist on a history and walking tour of the French Quarter 
  • Sip a cocktail at four venues that specialize in local drinks
  • Find your nighttime niche in the bustling French Quarter 
  • Hear quirky tales from New Orleans history throughout the evening
What to Expect
Begin your tour with a cocktail at Tiki Tolteca. Continue to a bar favorited by locals for a twist on the classic Sazerac, a recipe attributed to a 19th-century Creole apothecary. At the next stop, SoBou, you'll get the chance to try antebellum cocktails like Sazerac. Next, venture to Tujague’s, one of the oldest authentic Creole restaurants in New Orleans and birthplace of the sweet and minty Grasshopper. Conclude your tour at the Bourbon ‘O’ Bar paying homage to New Orleans’ last French mayor by ordering the signature Roffignac cocktail, an obscure yet beloved classic. Throughout this cocktail history tour, learn about the obscure history of alcohol in New Orleans from your guide.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tiki Tolteca, 301 N Peters St 2nd floor, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Return Details
Bourbon O Bar, 730 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
  • 4 cocktails
  • 4 venues
  • Local Guide
  • Food (food is available for purchase at some stops)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Almost all cocktails are vegan-friendly
  • Walk is approximately 1-mile
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • All venues subject to change based on availability
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Doctor Gumbo Tours
Peter B
Magazine street foodie tour
Excellent. Not a tasting tour but an eating tour. You won’t leave hungry. Knowledgeable guide who took the time to
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Fantastic Food Tour with the Great History of NOLA
The afternoon spent with Dr. Gumbo's New Orleans Food and History Tour was one of the highlights of our recent
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Dan W
Best Food Tour in New Orleans!!!
An outstanding food tour. It was an honor to have Doctor Gumbo himself, guide us through the history of New
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Kelly D
Keller, Texas
Delicious Food - Great Stops!
We took the Dr. Gumbo tour February 6th, 2020 and really enjoyed our day. Hands down favorite stop from all four
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Fun Introduction into New Orleans Food and Drinks
Mark did a wonderful job of introducing us the local food, drinks and a bit of history of New Orleans. A great
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Michael H
Yummy food tour
Ben gave lots of detailed background about NOLA cuisine and got us wonderful first hand exposure. He was having a
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Vicki K
Napa, California
Most amazing tour and guide - book now!
We do food tours on every vacation and try to do them at the beginning of the trip so that we can either go back
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Livermore, California
A Must for Foodies
A beautiful day spent in NOLA! Foodie tours are a typical event for us when traveling to a new city. Our guide,
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Stettler, Canada
Good time
Well worth your time. We sampled great drinks and had a great time with the other people. Pace yourself before you
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Stettler, Canada
Well worth your time
Our guide was very informative and the pace of the tour was perfect. We sampled a wide range of foods we haven't
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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