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New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour provided by Doctor Gumbo Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 22/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour
While maintaining a 6-foot distance during all points of the tour, this is often not logistically possible in some of our venues. That said, we will work to provide as much distancing as is possible throughout the duration of the tour.
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Updated 22/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Taste delicious food and drinks in New Orleans on a half-day food tour that also looks at Louisiana’s history through its culinary heritage. Visit eight locations including Creole restaurants, cocktail lounges, pre-Civil War bars, and sandwich shops, and sample up to ten different dishes, plus four full-sized drinks. Your guide provides insightful commentary as you stroll through the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, and other destinations.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Red Fish Grill
    115 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Please enter Red Fish Grill (115 Bourbon St) and check in with host/hostess stand.
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  • 1
    Bourbon Street
    Stop: 35 minutes
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  • 2
    Pepper Palace
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Royal Street
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    French Quarter
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 5
    Jackson Square
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 6
    Decatur Street
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Cane and Table
    1113 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    The tour ends inside Cane & Table Restaurant.
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Highlights
  • Ideal for food-lovers who want to explore New Orleans' cuisine and history
  • Expect enough food to make up a meal
  • Includes eight tastings and four drinks
  • Suitable for adults age 21 and older
Important Information
Departure Point
Red Fish Grill, 115 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Cane and Table, 1113 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • This tour features a set menu and does not have a gluten-free, pork-free or vegetarian option
  • Please notify us of any food allergies (not aversions) during check-out
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Not conducive to vegetarian/vegan diet
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • All venues are 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ColoradoAgent wrote a review 11 Apr
Colorado Springs, Colorado3 contributions
Well exceeded our expectations!! Our guide Ben was entertaining and informative and the food was abundant and cocktails plentiful! Highlight of our visit to NOLA.
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Response from Dylan O, Owner at New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour
Responded 5 days ago
I am so glad we were the highlight of your trip to NOLA! Thank you!
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Julie L wrote a review 7 Apr
2 contributions
You can't go wrong with this tour! Highly recommend! Fun, entertaining, great food and drinks - glad we did it and wouldn't heistate to do it again! Thank you for a great, enjoyable afternoon!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Dylan O, Owner at New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour
Responded 1 week ago
I am so glad you enjoyed yourself, as did I! If you do decide to do it again please reach out to me directly. Thank you!
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wrldtripper wrote a review 2 Apr
IL8 contributions
This tour was fantastic! Doc Gumbo knows his stuff. He gave us a real history lesson AND shared his love of this area. Our group of 7 was paired with other travelers, making sure we were all comfortable - even with COVID restrictions. The food & drinks chosen as NOLA's
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Dylan O, Owner at New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Haha! Thanks so much...I hope y'all enjoy that ancient olive salad recipe!
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Nikuman wrote a review Mar 2021
1 contribution
This was my first time in NOLA and Doctor Gumbo did a fantastic job with this tour providing great historical information as well as insider information about other places to go. Would recommend for anyone visiting the city who enjoys food and drink.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Dylan O, Owner at New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour
Responded 1 week ago
So glad you enjoyed your experience with me!
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TrekkingDad wrote a review Mar 2021
Kansas City, Missouri58 contributions9 helpful votes
Doctor Gumbo (Dylan) was an outstanding, professional guide! He provided our family of 4 (wife & two 21 year olds) with an iconic selection of signature New Orleans cocktails & food bites throughout the 2-6pm Saturday Food/Cocktail Tour. Each of the several choice stop offs
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Dylan O, Owner at New Orleans Cocktail and Food History Tour
Responded 1 week ago
I'm hilarious?? You should tell my kids lol! Anyway, thanks for the in-depth review, and for bringing the whole family along....it was my pleasure!
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Lemmon84
Lemmon84
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Definitely worth it!
Beth was a fun and knowledgeable guide. There was a good variety of food and the food was excellent. You learn abou
CZreet
CZreet
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Doctor Gumbo Tour is the Best Food Experience in New Orleans!
Beth was a great tour guide and not only did she show us some great food spots and dishes in New Orleans, she was a
Shammons2021
Shammons2021
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Food & Cocktail tour
If you take one tour, this is the one! Dr. Gumbo was entertaining and we learned so much about the history of the f
luv2travelHonolulu
luv2travelHonolulu
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Beth was awesome
Beth told great stories about each cocktail and the locations were great. Would go back to many of them. Plus the
Nancy R
Nancy R
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New Orleans Walking Food Tour
Our guide was wonderful! Very knowledgeable about New Orleans in general & all food/restaurants were great. We wer
I8034SIcatherinem
I8034SIcatherinem
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Great drinks stories and guide
Beth was awesome. Very knowledgeable and interesting story teller.locations were good and cocktail variety was also
Jet306882
Jet306882
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So much fun!!!
We had the best time with Beth!!!! Our group was funny and personable and she kept right up with the guys trying to
SJTravelNow
SJTravelNow
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We loved this Culinary tour in the French Quarter
Beth was our tour guide. She was excellent. The food choices were all great and the background on each dish that Be
neilhoutsma
neilhoutsma
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Third time - great again!
Our third time doing this tour, with our third guide and it was terrific! They know their history and make it super
FrequentFlier323077
FrequentFlier323077
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Wonderful cocktail and food tour in NOLA
On a wonderful Sunday afternoon we started the tour. Six stops for a wide range of food and cocktails, with interes
laurendH9587EF
laurendH9587EF
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Fun, engaging, and informative
This tour was so fun and informative. Our tour guide, Beth, was great and engaged perfectly with the crowd. She kep
L5717EIlaurak
L5717EIlaurak
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Great food
Food and cocktails where all delicious! Dr. Gumbo also had great history he shared also. Would definitely do thi
LThurman1971
LThurman1971
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Excellent tour! Would highly recommend.
Food was amazing, loved hearing about the history! I have a food allergy and everyone went out of their way to acco
FarAway373054
FarAway373054
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So much food and so much fun
Our tour guide Beth was simply amazing! Her knowledge and passion for the food and history were infections. She c
Lindsay236
Lindsay236
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Doctor Gumbo/Dillan was awesome! Very funny as well as informative and the food options were delicious. As a matt
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