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New Orleans Cocktail History Tour

by Doctor Gumbo Tours Duration 3h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $70

Forget Hand Grenades and Hurricanes, this tour goes beyond Bourbon Street! Join Doctor Gumbo Tours on a journey through New Orleans’ historic and fascinating history of cocktails, and sample them along the way. Belly up to the oldest stand-up bar in the country, find out where the Grasshopper was invented, get the real scoop on absinthe, learn the origins of the Sazerac and discover hidden gems where locals have been imbibing for centuries. Each stop will feature a historic cocktail prepared by multiple award-winning mixologists, and your guide will give you the history behind them! Expect to visit 4 venues including SoBou, the Bourbon O Bar and Tujague’s!

The last bar, under the direction of the most published author on cocktail-related books in the world, is a Mecca for craft cocktail enthusiasts and features live, local music at 8pm! They also serve authentic New Orleans fare in case you need some food to “soak things up”!

Forget Hand Grenades and Hurricanes, this tour goes beyond Bourbon Street! Join Doctor Gumbo Tours on a journey through New Orleans’ historic and fascinating history of cocktails, and sample them along the way. Belly up to the oldest stand-up bar in the country, find out where the Grasshopper was invented, get the real scoop on absinthe, learn the origins of the Sazerac and discover hidden gems where locals have been imbibing for centuries. Each stop will feature a historic cocktail prepared by multiple award-winning mixologists, and your guide will give you the history behind them! Expect to visit 4 venues including SoBou, the Bourbon O Bar and Tujague’s!

The last bar, under the direction of the most published author on cocktail-related books in the world, is a Mecca for craft cocktail enthusiasts and features live, local music at 8pm! They also serve authentic New Orleans fare in case you need some food to “soak things up”!

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17:00 PM, Tour in English, includes Drinks Only

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. 4 full-sized historic cocktails.

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per adult
$70

Total price is $70, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

New Orleans Cocktail History Tour

Activity Location

Tiki Tolteca (above Felipe's Taqueria)

301 North Peters Street

New Orleans 70130

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Tiki Tolteca (above Felipe's Taqueria)

    301 North Peters Street

    New Orleans 70130


Highlights

  • Sample at least 4 different historic Cocktails

  • Belly up to oldest stand-up bar in the United States

  • Sample several pre-Civil War (1861) cocktails

  • Fun historical narrative giving you “the big picture”

  • Drinks prepared by award-winning, published bartenders


Inclusions

  • 4 full-sized historic cocktails

  • Guided walking cocktail history tour of New Orleans' French Quarter area

  • Gratuities to all servers/bartenders

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

  • Gratuity to guide (optional)


Know Before You Book

  • Tour is 21+. Tour Guide may ask for proof of ID.

  • All cocktails are included in price of tour.

  • Features a set Cocktail Menu. Substitutions are not allowed.

  • Cancellations for a full refund or reschedules are allowed up to 48 hours prior to activity. Within 48 hours of activity no refunds or reschedules will be allowed, regardless of circumstances.


New Orleans Cocktail History Tour ratings based on 22 Verified Reviews

4.9 out of 5

5/5 Oct 08, 2018

Excellent tour with a most knowledgeable host. We enjoyed this tour which was extremely interesting and lots of fun as well.

George M

United States

5/5 Oct 07, 2018

Great guide (Hunter) made the evening lots of fun, and he had great stories and fun facts. Not any drink I would have thought to order, but I enjoyed each one!

Dominique K

United States

5/5 Sep 28, 2018

Intoxicating stories, dramatic drinks, and savory company. A must do adventure that truly captures the character of New Orleans. One just needs to figure out how far you want to insight all the senses.