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Gray Line Original Cocktail Walking Tour

Take a walk through the French Quarter’s famous bars and restaurants and discover the famous “spirits” of New Orleans. It's history… with a twist!

$31.00 2.5 hours

About This Experience

From the Sazerac and Pimm's Cup to the Ramos Gin Fizz and Absinthe, you’ll enjoy a different view of New Orleans through its history of fine dining and drinking. We’ll entertain you with classic stories of the unique concoctions made famous here and the characters that brought them to life.

You’ll be shaken (not stirred) by the recipes of the city’s most infamous cocktails along the way.

You must be 21 years of age or older to take this tour.

Drinks are available for purchase along the tour route

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Please meet at the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office, located at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River, for pick up 30 minutes before tour time. No hotel pick up is offered. Refunds are not applicable to tours cancelled within 24 hours of the tour time

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Joe was quite informative, learned a lot of history of the city, buildings, loxal restaurants, food and,.of course, drinks. Thank you, we had a fabulous time!

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We had Sandi as our guide and she did a great job! We loved her and would highly recommend her! The cocktail tour took us to some of the most beautiful restaurants in the French Quarter and we drank signature NOLA drinks.

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What a great choice this tour was! Our guide Joe, was absolutely amazing! He was fun and informative. We stopped in at least 4 bars, and were able to have drinks at all of them. Whether you prefer a Sazerac, Pimms Cup or something more potent like Absinthe, this Cocktail Tour will be sure to please.

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This woman introduced me to the French 75. Fabulous. We have taken this tour with Sandi Smith on three separate trips to New Orleans. She knows every bar in NOLA and mixes it up. When she finds out someone has been on the tour before then she makes a point to visit different places. She shares tales of the rich history if New Orleans. We always recommend this tour with her to our friends. And strangers.

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We attended the cocktail history walking tour for Nola and it was an amazing time. The guide, Sandy, was knowledgeable and entertaining and she is definitely a true southern lady. We were shocked at some of the history of the restaurants and bars and were even treated to witnessing a wedding. We were so impressed with one of the locations we went back for dinner. Definitely a great time and worthy of the expense.

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We just finished our Cocktail Tour with Stacey and had the most amazing time ever! Stacey is super knowledge of the history of New Orleans and it's many wonderful places to see and visit. It made us feel like we were walking back in time to not just drink, but to actually learn where the drinks and culture came from and how it was made. That enhanced our experience by 1000%. I will be back because of Stacey. Thank you.

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We had a great time on this tour. Our guide, who was a former English teacher and New Orleans native, was very informative about the restaurants/bars that we visited. We had time to enjoy drinks that he recommended at the four places that we visited, and he also provided information about sites along the way.

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We did the cocktail walking tour. Well worth it. Etienne not only provided information about the various cocktails, but also about each bar, restaurant and hotel we were in at the time. Some of the locations we were even able to look throughout the entire place. The drinks and the history were a great combination.

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A friend and I did the walking cocktail tour of the French Quarter and our guide Joe was amazing. He was very knowledgeable of the history of New Orleans as well as the cocktails. Warning some of the cocktails are very strong but they are amazing! You do have to pay for the drinks but they are pretty cheap compared to other places we visited. Good relaxing afternoon out.