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Tastebud Tours New Orleans - Food Tour

2649 Desoto Street, New Orleans, LA 70119-3008
219 929 6648
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Ranked #15 of 178 Activities in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Experience the diverse tastes of New Orleans, fun, food and famous eateries! Hear about New Orleans history,cultural fun facts and celebrated cuisine.... more » Owner description: Experience the diverse tastes of New Orleans, fun, food and famous eateries! Hear about New Orleans history,cultural fun facts and celebrated cuisine. Enjoy a muffuletta at Serio's ,winners of the Bobby Flay Food Network Throwdown. Savor Jambalaya at the Old Coffee Shop , featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Indulge in famous Pralines,Gumbo, Po-Boys, Bignets, and other tastebud delights! Gift certificates and Group Events are available. Visit tastebud tours web site. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our tour guide Richard was really good. Passionate about what he was sharing. Good history mixed with food origins. Patrons seemed to enjoy us being there and I'll return to those places more than once.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I would highly recommend this tour when u first get here the info and history of the food and restaurants is amazing!!! Go hungry.

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Short version: Fun and informative, Richard provided lots of great history stories along with 5 stops for food samples of New Orleans unique foods. Gave us lots of ideas of places to go for the rest of our trip. I booked this tour based upon the many positive reviews on Trip Advisor. We met at Serio's Po-Boy shop, which is... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We just finished our tour and I had a much better time than I ever expected. Our guide, Richard, was well versed in his knowledge of New Orleans food culture and history. No question we had stumped him and he was clearly passionate about what he does. I would absolutely recommend this tour; money and time well spent!

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Tour was recommended by friend just back from New Orleans. It was WONDERFUL! Richard was the perfect guide; very personable and knowledgeable. The food was delicious! Took the tour on our 3rd day in NOLA to get a better idea of the local food. My husband and I went back to Johnny's Po-Boy for the roast beef po-boy. Can't get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Jeannine was a phenomenal tour guide! She is incredibly knowledgeable and well prepared. The food at each stop was delicious and I would highly recommend doing a tour if you are down in New Orleans. If you get to have Jeannine as your guide she will educate you on the complete history of the city along with the background on... More

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Awesome food, great history lesson - loved our small group (6). Would highly recommend as part of the New Orleans experience.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My family and I came to New Orleans to visit but we had never been here before. We purchased tickets for the food tour with Bruce and we absolutely loved it!!!! We could not have asked for a better person to tour us around. We enjoyed his tour so much that we referred a daughter and mother we met while... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

So many great places, so much good food: muffuletta, po-boy, gumbo, jambalaya, beignet and pralines! Lyndel was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable and clearly loves doing the tour. She had great stories, and I feel like I know a lot more about New Orleans, especially the great foods they are known for.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a great way to get acquainted with the restaurants and history of the French Quarter. Dave Thomas was our guide and he couldn’t have been more personable. There were 15 people on our tour. We never felt crowded, and it was nice to have the opportunity to sit with different people at each stop. The assortment of food... More

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