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New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour

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Neighborhood: Mid-City
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Address: Toulouse Street and Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: 800-535-7786
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Activities: Drinking, Group tours/day tour
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My friend and I were only in New Orleans for a day but we wanted to see the city and learn some history. We found about this tour and immediately bought tickets. It was the best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Universal City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My friend and I were only in New Orleans for a day but we wanted to see the city and learn some history. We found about this tour and immediately bought tickets. It was the best tour of a city I have ever experienced! The tour guide was wonderful and full of knowledge. His name was Joe and he created... More 

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Granger, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is much more than a "cocktail tour". Oh, to be sure, you are given the opportunity to try some of the best cocktails in New Orleans, but Joe the guide is quite knowledgable about the history of the French Quarter and he absolutely delights in imparting his knowledge on the tour attendees. You are taken to really historically significant... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We hit some great places, including the Court of Two Sisters, Antoine's, my favorite was Brousarrd's as the bartender there was named top 25 in the country. There was one more, but I was too far into the tour to remember... haha. Sandy was a great guide. She was a lot of fun and also a wealth of knowledge. If... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I booked the Cocktail Tour for the first afternoon of our first visit to New Orleans – and we were so glad we did! Etienne Skrabo was a wonderful guide and did a great job of introducing us to many original drinks of New Orleans and the establishments which created them. Not only were we intrigued with... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A group of us friends gather in New Orleans every year for the Jazz Fest and we try to take a tour , see an attraction or go out for a fancy meal while we're there. Joe Gendusa was our guide and we loved every minute of the tour. He founded the tour 15 years ago and his knowledge and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The first weekend of the 2015 festival mixed music with mud from rain storms on Friday and Saturday. More than 60 acts performed each day 11 AM to 7 PM in a dozen tents and stages along with parades, food, drinks, and souvenirs. This is a great way to get a sample of jazz, blues, gospel, rock, and other genres... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We didn't have a lot of time in NOLA so when we found this tour we were glad to get to see some bars and get some history. We had no idea how much fun it was going to be. Sandi was our tour guide. Along with being very knowledgeable and connected to the roots of the city she was... More 

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Pound Ridge, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Really great way to see some different bars/restaurants in New Orleans. Our guide Sandi was funny and we all had a great couple of hours with her. Ask her about meeting Elvis if you get lucky and she leads your tour.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

What a wonderful way to discover New Orleans! As a solo traveler, it was fantastic to be able to visit some of the historic locations and sample drinks where some of the drinks were invented! Loved the stories that went along with the cocktails and loved going into the restaurants and bars. I would thoroughly recommend this tour to anyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I'm sure that all the guides for this tour are great but JOE was incredible. His tour was one of the highlights of our 5 day trip. Joe is very well known in New Orleans. A retired teacher and principal, he is passionate about the city and its history with cocktails. In fact, he was the first to create this... More 

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Address: Address: Toulouse Street and Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: 800-535-7786
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City

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