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Food Tours of New Orleans

New Orleans Food Tours



Explore the French Quarter and Lower Garden District neighborhoods on our walking food tour, New Orleans! Sidewalk Food Tours is your ticket to ethnic eateries, mom-and-pop shops, and the best restaurants and town. Eat your way through freshly shucked chargrilled oysters, Creole soul food dishes, Tex-Mex staples, and more. Choose your New Orleans food tour below.


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Join us as we eat our way through the amazingly delicious French Quarter & Lower Garden District neighborhoods. In addition to all the delectable foods you savor, your food tour guide discusses the history, culture, architecture, and food scene of the neighborhood. We showcase the best restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and ethnic eateries.

However, our tours are about more than just the food. We offer you a side dish of the interesting history and culture of these two fascinating neighborhoods. Our guides are the best darn storytellers in the business.

Our goal is to provide an exceptional food and culture experience so you can revisit the neighborhoods with confidence to take advantage of the array of food and cultural options they have to offer. Come eat with us!

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My tour guide was a guy named Lee and he was wonderful!! He was very polite and very knowledgeable about New Orleans history!! The food was awesome and the enthusiasm of Lee talking about the New Orleans history was great!! I’d highly recommend this tour with Lee as your tour guide!!

– Trek762063

This tour was marvelous. Food is to die for. Our tour guide Ariadne, exuded enthusiasm - her knowledge of the local cuisine and culture was unsurpassed for any tour I've taken anywhere. New Orleans food is already my favorite, and we had some of it before the tour, but the choice of restaurants on this tour was incredible. Delicious food, large portions (which I love!) and an amazing, intelligent, captivating tour guide.

– Bobby Bogdan M.

This was the first food tour I've ever done and I absolutely loved it. I was so pleased that there were so many great vegetarian options and as a bonus, there was a lovely walk through the Garden District and a bit of history at every stop! All of the food was great and our guide Ari was outstanding! I'd totally recommend this for anyone who is looking for a less touristy relaxing afternoon.

– MakeLikeAnApeman

Amazing Experience! We took the French Quarter food tour with Ian and it exceeded all our expectations. We ate some delicious New Orleans fare such as gumbo and muffaletta sandwiches. We left with a full stomach and heard some fun stories of New Orleans' sordid history. Highly recommended!

– Jamie Wilson

My friends and I went to New Orleans for a bachelor party and were looking for something fun to do during the afternoon outside of the main bars and such. Our guide Ian really knew what he was doing. We had a lot of fun along the way and I would definitely recommend this tour for people who are looking to get off Bourbon Street and really get a sense of New Orleans.

– Tory W

Just did my first Sidewalk Food Tour last month in the Garden District. Loved it! All the food was top notch. We ended the tour stuffed. At every stop, our guide, Ari, gave us a bit of history about each restaurant and in between stops told us a little about the rich history of this beautiful neighborhood giving us time to digest and be ready for the next delicious stop.

– Duwan D.

I booked this walking food tour as a team builder for a team meeting. One of my employees with a 14 year history with our company said this was the BEST team building activity she has ever participated it and I could not agree more!!!! Lisa, our tour guide, was a great host and ambassador to the city of New Orleans. Since most of my team had never been here is was a GREAT was to both see the city and sample all the great cuisine that NOLA is famous for. She shared interesting facts about the city beyond just the culinary menus. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

– Chris

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