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Meet your guide at The Shops at the Colonnade in the French Quarter and set off by foot to explore some of the neighborhood’s best dishes, served up with a side of local history. Near the historic French Market, savor shrimp and creamy cheese grits at Cafe Fleur De Lis. Try cajun red beans and rice at Tujague’s, housed in a former Spanish armory, and sink your teeth into a savory muffaletta sandwich in a quiet Creole courtyard.

Try famous southern sweets including sticky pralines and handmade chocolate at Laura’s Pralines and Candies, New Orleans' oldest candy store that dates back to the 18th century. Taste the city’s French influence with fresh-baked pastries at the Croissant D’Or Patisserie. All together, the five food stops include enough samplings to make up a satisfying lunch.

The tour ends in the French Quarter.

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Overview
Take a bite out of the French Quarter on this walking food tour in New Orleans. A foodie guide shows you how to dodge the tourist traps and find authentic Creole and Cajun favorites such as pralines, shrimp and grits, po’ boys, and French pastries. This tour is a great way to satisfy your appetite while learning tidbits of local history along the way.
Highlights
  • Taste classic New Orleans cuisine on a French Quarter food tour
  • Try authentic Cajun and Creole dishes at 5 renowned eateries
  • Pass landmarks and learn local history on this walking tour
  • All food tastings included for a hearty meal
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour.

We all had a great time and learned a lot about NOLA history. Barbara was an outstanding tour guide. The food was all very good and was plentiful. We were all stuffed when the tour ended. I have taken many food tours, and the only...More

1  Thank Leigh W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great time for all!

After many trips to New Orleans just 'winging it,' we decided to book a food tour. What a great decision that turned out to be! We followed Tish all over the French Quarter where she introduced us to wonderful foods and shared the history of...More

1  Thank NancyAndy2013
Reviewed July 16, 2018
So much fun and informative!

Our tour guide was Tish. She was a delight. Very knowledgeable, funny and timely. I went back to two of the places on the tour just so I could enjoy the food again. Was also a great mini intro to some of the architecture and...More

Thank Maria W
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile
Great History & Great Food

Thank you Linda Franzo for a great history lesson of New Orleans! The food spots were amazing from the beans and rice to the shrimp and grits, yum. Can't wait to try out some of the places you've recommended for the couple of days we're...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018
Been around NOLA all my life... learned so much!

This tour was wonderful. I've been around this city my whole life and still learned so much on this tour. Rich went above and beyond and even in the rain we enjoyed ourselves immensely.

Thank Jenny M
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