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New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour

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Address: Toulouse Street and Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: 800-535-7786
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New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour
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Still great after 7 years

I went on this tour with a friend 7 years ago with our tour guide Joe. When my husband and I decided to take a trip to New Orleans I told him about this great tour. I was lucky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
kyilgirl
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Rockford, Illinois
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Rockford, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went on this tour with a friend 7 years ago with our tour guide Joe. When my husband and I decided to take a trip to New Orleans I told him about this great tour. I was lucky enough to have Joe for a second time and it was just as fun 7 years later. It was a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was ridiculously hot the day we went, and as soon as we started walking and drinking it got bearable! (More than bearable...) Tour guide Sandy was fantastic, she knew all the bartenders and establishment owners and told great stories about the history. Loved tasting all kinds of new cocktails and some old favorites, getting to know the other people... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a very nice time on the tour. Sandy was our guide and she was a lot of fun and full of neat info. I enjoyed seeing some places that I never would have tried on my own and my whole group enjoyed the cocktails! Great way to spend an afternoon.

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Brian for an amazing tour!! If your choose to go on a Cocktail Tour in New Orleans you should ask for Brian as a tour guide. He was great. Very engaging and informative. We all had a great time. It was so worth the money we paid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect....but I am so glad we did! Sandy was the tour guide and she was really great. She knew slot about the history and took us to some really cool places. You get one drink as part of the tour, but have to buy the drinks at each stop, so that added up and was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love me some Sandi!!!!! She was just the best Love me some Sandi!!!!! She was just the bestLove me some Sandi!!!!! She was just the best

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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour, responded to this review

Sandi will be thrilled to know how much you enjoyed her tour. Thank you for letting us know! More 

Canton, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour! Sandi Smith was a great tour guide. She was a fourth generation born and raised in NOLA. She knew the city and the best places to visit and have a drink. Very well informative. I def recommend this tour! 🤗

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second FABULOUS cocktail tour with Sandra Smith. Her personal knowledge of the Quarter is immediately evident, and her advice and recommendations are spot on. Booking this tour near the beginning of your visit to New Orleans will reveal fabulous cocktail and dining options for the duration of your stay.

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I really loved this tour. I think that was made so special because our tour guide was an older NOLA gentleman who you can picture actually hanging out at these special bars at some special places ! Brennens, Antoins, Court of the 2 Sisters and more. We learned about the specialty of the house and then had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This tour was very interesting. Some friends told me about a New Orleans cocktail tour that included the history and a small sample of each cocktail with an option to buy a full one. That is NOT this tour. You get one drink when you start the tour (at the ticket office) and then the cocktails are $10-12 each. One... More 

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