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Tabasco Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory

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Address: Avery Island, LA 70513
Phone Number: 337-365-8173
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Visit the Tabasco factory, where the best known hot sauce is fermented.

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If you are a fan of the Tabasco sauce, then I really recommend visiting the HQ, because: (1) it doesn't take much time: half day or even less... It just depends on you, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Barcelona, España
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you are a fan of the Tabasco sauce, then I really recommend visiting the HQ, because: (1) it doesn't take much time: half day or even less... It just depends on you, the visit takes about maybe half an hour. They are going to run a video explaining the history (how it started and until nowadays), and at the... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It was very interesting. It didn't last but 30 minutes and then a quick tour thru the factory. Very informative. Would have liked it if the guide had of turned people away for the next film, we were stuffed in like sardines to watch a short film. Other than that it was fine.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were traveling from OK to New Orleans and looking for fun things to do along the way. We are so glad we stopped at the Tabasco Factory. The tour isn't really that much, but there is no charge for the tour, and it is very informative and interesting. There is a 10 minute video, and then you get to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It was a nice experience. There is a small tour for free, in that tour they give you three little sample bottles of Tabasco. To go into the island they ask you to donate one dollar.

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Mansfield,tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Well folks here's the show. You get a 10 minute video. A short walk through the bottling process , a little museum ,then the walk to the Gift shop ! The docent disappears almost on arrival. Forget asking questions. The people in the gift shop know zero .But the price is right -Free.

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Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It's worth a 30 minute stop, tour would be much more fun when bottling but it is not done on Sundays. Now the garden/jungle tour is very worth your while!

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Live Oak, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a very interesting place to visit, watching how the factory bottles and processes Tabasco, as well as learning about the salt mine below. The bottling process is amazing to see. You also learn much about the varieties of products Tabasco offers. This attraction is worth the travel off your given path. I highly recommend it!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

So we visited out of curiosity, we figured if we were 30mins away why not venture down and check it out. It was incredibly dissapponting. It's basically just a 10 minute video, some free samples and then a gift store. I'm not sure what I expected but I was just dissappointed. The factory part itself is just seen through a... More 

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Woodside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was a cute stop if you're in the area, but certainly not something you'd probably go out of your way to do, except of course if you're really into Tabasco LOL The grounds are kept very nice, and the factory and store are certainly a nice treat. And you really can't beat the dollar admission charge!

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I felt like the 5 minutes I toured the factory was only a prelude to steer me to the gift shop full of expensive Tabasco accessories, food products, etc. There is no crowd control and the large number of visitors are placed in a small space while waiting for the tour to begin. In all fairness, they are working on... More 

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Address: Avery Island, LA 70513
Phone Number: 337-365-8173
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Avery Island

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