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New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour

By: Gray Line
Highlights
  • Learn about classic cocktails and New Orleans’ history in one tour 
  • Try cocktails (own expense) at a handpicked selection of bars 
  • Talk to talented mixologists about their cocktail-making process 
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New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour
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Overview
Get a drink-focused insider tour of New Orleans’ famous French Quarter. Leave the navigation to your guide as you hit up the area’s historic bars and restaurants to taste classic cocktails. You’ll learn about the sometimes scandalous history of the quarter’s drinking culture and come away with ideas about where to to return during the rest of your stay.
What to Expect
Head to the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office, centrally located in the French Quarter, to meet your guide. Please note that some finer establishments prohibit cut-off shorts or tank tops, so dress accordingly.

Take off down the street and listen to your guide explain how New Orleans’ architectural style developed. Stop at several handpicked bars, each legendary in its own right, and learn the origins of some classic New Orleans cocktails, such as the Sazerac. Drinks are available for purchase, handmade by expert mixologists, at each stop.

Make a stop at Tujague’s, a historic Creole restaurant (the oldest in the city). As your guide provides commentary on its history, you can purchase a Grasshopper, which was invented here. Step down into its wine cellars and dining room, in operation since 1856.

Return to your starting point, armed with the eating and drinking information you need for the rest of your visit.
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1 - 5 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
A Great Mix of History, Fun, and Cocktails

This tour was a great addition to our weekend trip in New Orleans. Our guide brought us into some of the most historic establishments in New Orleans and provided us with history of how those places and the people who created them greatly influence New...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour

Sandi was our tour guide and she was the best! We learned so much about the history of the bars in and around Bourbon street...She has a great sense of humor and really loves what she's doing! I would highly recommend this tour!

Thank Marilyn48503
Reviewed 1 week ago
informative and fun

Joe was our guide and he had given us so much interesting and fun information on this tour we would highly recommend doing this. We had a nice small group of six and we could hear and understand everything, we were very welcomed in every...More

Thank dan66-8270
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
One of the highlights of our trip!

My husband and I had a blast on this tour! Sandi was the best tour guide we could have asked for! Her knowledge of the city as well as the drinks and bars was impressive and her sense of humor had us rolling the entire...More

Thank Jacquee M
Reviewed 28 April 2018
Great Afternoon......

Sandi, our guide, took us to 4 historic loacations (Antione's, Court of Two Sisters, Broussard's, Hotel Monteleone). Sunday afternoon was a great time as the locations were not extremely crowded. Great back -stories and recommendations for classic cocktails that we purchased. Great fun........

3  Thank JohnSw_NC
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