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New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour

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“bayou bash”(16 reviews)
History with a Twist! Enjoy a stroll through the streets of old New Orleans, visiting the homes of cocktails made famous in this city. Enter establishments that you might not see in your daily travels and hear their tales.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Toulouse Street and Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
+1 800-233-2628
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drinks were superb and the tour was very informative Great tour and drinks 🍹 cool way to kick off our trip and to see the French quarter

Thank Vionet M
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Lyndsey was our tour guide. We visited 4 bars and tasted 7 cocktails. Learned so much about New Orleans and the history of alcohol. Lyndsey was funny and entertaining. We met amazing people. Will do this tour again.

Thank Jeannine S
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

... what are you waiting for!? Book this tour now! Seriously, this is the one tour you need to do while you are in New Orleans! We were lucky enough to have Joe Gendusa, the man who created this tour, as our tour guide for...More

Thank Lindsay Y
AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Joe is a treasure. we are so glad you had the opportunity to spend some time with him, cocktails, and the French Quarter!

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Sandi was our tour guide for the cocktail tour around the French quarter and she was amazing. She had so much history to tell along with so many jokes that made the whole tour very fun and exciting. She had so much knowledge about the...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to go on this tour and we had a blast. Our guide Bob was terrific, he was very knowledgeable about the French quarter and the history of New Orleans and told some wonderful stories. This was worth the cost despite...More

Thank Tealc606
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience!!! Mrs. Sandi was a wonderful guide! So fun and learned a lot about the the wonderful city of New Orleans. She was an amazing tour guide and we will definitely be visiting again!! Ask for Mrs. Sandi!

Thank aliciab0916
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to do this tour on our first day in New Orleans based on some reviews here that it is a good way to get acclimated to the French Quarter and learn about some of the historical bars. Most of the...More

5  Thank KatieC3392
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a great time! Thank you “Ninja Nancy” for the wonderful tour of the best drinking establishments in New Orleans. We were a group of two couples where only two of the people were drinkers of any type, but the tour was so much...More

Thank Jill L
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

This tour was great! The guide brian made the information interesting and fun. We toured spots and tried things that we would've never discovered on our own. Highly recommended.

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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

This tour is really "History...with a Twist". Thank you for taking this unique tour of our city.

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We didn't go to 3 of the bars that we were told we would go to 2 of the ones we went to weren't expecting us and we told we couldn't stay. She kept repeating the same stories over and over and she stunk tell...More

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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at New Orleans' Original Cocktail Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

We will contact you to find out who your guide was and when you took the tour. We tell visitors that we visit between 3 and 5 locations, but they vary with the guide and how busy the establishment is at that time. During some...More

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Rebecca S
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Response from DocBillGalveston | Reviewed this property |
I do not know but you can check with Grey Line Tours.
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Response from Bobtuba | Reviewed this property |
Also 4 stops on our tour. That seems to be the standard.
Lauren L
November 10, 2015|
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Response from TMSZ | Reviewed this property |
The tour included one drink per person at the start then you pay for drinks at each bar if you want ... we all had a strong buzz on by the end of the tour. We had a ball. Ask for Sandy if you can. She is older, and knows... More