Sample at least 4 different historic Cocktails
Visit the iconic Napoleon House restaurant & bar
Sample several pre-Civil War (1861) cocktails
Fun historical narrative giving you “the big picture”
Drinks prepared by award-winning, published bartenders
About this activity
What's included, what's not
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
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 24 hours prior to activity. Within 48 hours of activity no refunds or reschedules will be allowed, regardless of circumstances.
What you can expect
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. Visit one of the oldest bars in the country, find out how the Sazerac was invented, get the real scoop on absinthe, learn the origins of the cocktail 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 Cane & Table, Dickie Brennan's Tabeau and more!
The last bar has been nominated for a James Beard Award for multiple years for their amazing Bar Program. They also serve delicious Caribbean and local fare in case you need some food to “soak things up”!
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