Tujague's, New Orleans

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New Orleans: Afternoon Food History Walking Tour

1. New Orleans: Afternoon Food History Walking Tour

Explore the French Quarter on a guided food tour with up to 9 food tastings – and about 1.5 miles of walking to burn it off. Experience the flavors of New Orleans and learn about the local culture along the way. Meet your guide in the French Quarter and cross the lively Vieux Carré (Old Square) to your first stop: SoBou, part of the acclaimed Commander’s Palace enterprise. Relish in their rustic, Cajun-style gumbo served with warm potato salad. Head to a popular hot sauce bar to sample dozens of hot sauce varieties. Continue to Leah’s Pralines and sample a Creole classic or the new bacon pecan brittle. Visit NOLA Poboys and hear about seafood harvesting in Louisiana before biting into a freshly fried catfish po-boy. Then, experience another New Orleans original, the meaty Muffuletta sandwich, and savory boudin balls. Next stop: the Creole Cookery. Here, tuck into some red beans and rice before finishing your tour with a dessert of bananas foster bread pudding.

New Orleans: Early Evening Cocktail History Tour

2. New Orleans: Early Evening Cocktail History Tour

Your night of cultured imbibing begins as evening arrives in the French Quarter. Meet your lively guide and start your 3‐hour tour with a cocktail in a tiki-themed hidden oasis.  You begin the tour with the first popular drink containing booze: a homemade rum punch! Your second visit will be to SoBou, a local favorite that’s part of the acclaimed Commander’s Palace family. There, try the classic Sazerac, a recipe attributed to a Creole apothecarist in the 19th Century – when cocktails constituted as medicine! While at SoBou you will also enjoy another pre-Civil War drink: the 1852 Brandy Crusta! Then head to Tujague's for creative cocktails invented just prior to Prohibition. Sample a sweet, minty Grasshopper – invented here! – or the Champagne-topped French 75. Your final stop is the Bourbon 'O' Bar for the obscure yet beloved Roffignac highball, a nod to the city’s last French‐born mayor. The last venue (Bourbon 'O' Bar) not only features local food but also a live local jazz band beginning at 8pm!

New Orleans: Pub Crawl & Historical Chronicles Walking Tour

3. New Orleans: Pub Crawl & Historical Chronicles Walking Tour

Let your guide paint a picture of the past on this walking tour of New Orleans. Hear tales as have some drinks at historic establishments like Tujague's restaurant, the Olde Absinthe House, and the Court of Two Sisters.  Meet your guide at Tujague's restaurant which was founded in 1856 and serves delicious Creole cuisine and cocktails. Buy a drink and listen as your guide regales you with stories about civilians, high society figures, saints, and sinners. Head past the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum which was once an apothecary and now exhibits antique medical gadgets, medicine, and primitive tinctures. Continue to the Olde Absinthe House, a historic saloon where you can purchase absinthe cocktails in the French Quarter.  Stroll to the legendary Court of Two Sisters which boasts the most stunning courtyard in New Orleans. Enjoy the thrill of going through the charmed gate and making a wish in the Devil’s Wishing Well. Make your way to Pirate's Alley Café in the the historic Pirate's Alley.  Finally, finish your tour at the Lafitte Hotel and Bar which has been standing since 1849 when it was a private residence. Peruse their menu of expertly-crafted cocktails.

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What people are saying about Tujague's, New Orleans

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 278 reviews

Beth was fantastic! She was knowledgeable, engaging and enthusiastic. It was my first impression of New Orleans and she did great! The history behind the food and location added so much to the tour. Truly delightful.

Lots of walking but you need it to walk off all the wonderful food you eat! History of New Orleans and food history as well

Beth was an excellent tour guide. She knows her stuff and also makes sure everyone was engaged -- the food was great too!

Beth was awesome! we have been to New Orleans before but we still managed to learn something from her tour

A great afternoon of intro to New Orlean foods and history.