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New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour

Toulouse Street and Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA (French Quarter)
800-535-7786
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$29*
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95%
Ranked #27 of 186 Activities in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Food & Drink
Activities: Drinking, Group tours/day tour
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was great. Drinks are not included but you get full ones made fresh by great bartenders. And you can take them to go so no rush. Also no pressure to buy a drink if you don't want too. I did thiugb and they were strong and tasty! Go to neworleansonline.com and get a 5$ off coupon per person. The... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

We took the Cocktail Tour to get a chance to try local specialties, and that we did! Our guide was the gentleman who created this tour (his name escapes me) and he was very knowledgeable. We learned a lot, tried a lot, and came out wanting more! A must-do in NOLA.

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Salem, OR
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our guide was Joe and he was great. Everyone needs to understand upfront that cocktails ARE NOT included in this tour. Folks who don't understand this will not have a good time. We we well aware and thus, no grumpiness. You will walk on this tour to a handful of historic establishments, which ones, you never know for sure! Joe... More

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We decided to do this tour after reading some good reviews. We really wanted to get Brian as our tour guide as he seemed to get some rave reviews and I can assure you he did not disappoint. David kept it interesting by ensuring that he mixed just enough history with humour. We has some great drinks (and some not... More

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Lake Arrowhead, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I guess I wasn't sure what I was getting on this tour. I knew that I would be walking and drinking, but I thought there would be some more history of the city and architecture, but it wasn't like that at all. This tour focused on a specific drink and it's history and visiting the bars that specialized in those... More

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New York City, New York
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179 reviews 179 reviews
131 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This was a highlight of our trip. It was really fun walking around the French quarter drinking old-time cocktails and listening to a knowledgeable local historian. It was an enjoyable and memorable evening.

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Wauconda, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

After reading other reviews, I was hoping we would get Joe for our guide and we did. The tour is a lovely mix of history, trivia, visiting and learning about New Orleans, and drinks. It's a nice stroll through the french quarter and it was lovely to listen to all the interesting facts and tidbits, and then stop in one... More

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We really enjoyed this tour! I would highly recommend it to ALL who visit the French Quarter. Joe made it very interesting with the history of various places, restaurants, & bars along with learning about our cocktails. I took the advice of others & went the first day so we would have time to go back to them. Wear comfortable... More

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Auckland
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219 reviews 219 reviews
47 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I enjoyed this tour, and the guide was excellent at giving a bit of history and still making it fun, but I found it strange that about half the people on the tour didn't like cocktails? There was an initial meet and greet and we were told to name our favourite cocktails, and most said they liked beer and wine.... More

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was one of the best guided tours I'd ever been on. I'm more of a go explore on your own kind of guy but Dr. Gumbo (not his real name) took us to places I would have overlooked. His knowledge of the bars, the drinks, the history of the bars, bartenders and drinks, and the city itself is unmatched.... More

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