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Riverbend Carrollton Secret Food Tour in New Orleans

From US$ 74.44
  • Small-group food tour of the Carrollton Riverbend area
  • Eat your way through one of New Orleans’ most historic neighborhoods
  • Sample classic and contemporary dishes vetted by locals
Riverbend Carrollton Secret Food Tour in New Orleans
From US$ 74.44
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Riverbend Carrollton Secret Food Tour in New Orleans
From US$ 74.44
Get a taste of authentic New Orleans cuisine as you also learn about the city's culture on this 3-hour small-group tour of the Carrollton Riverbend neighborhood. Sample local specialties such as catfish and crawfish as you make your way with a guide through some of New Orleans’ most interesting areas.
What to Expect
Make your way to a central meeting point on Maple Street in New Orleans. Meet your guide and a small group of 12 people or fewer and head straight to a hole-in-the-wall po’ boy shop beloved by locals. Get your sandwich “fully dressed” to fuel the rest of your trip.

Next, get a taste of New Orleans culture at a local artist’s shop, whose work is prominent throughout the city, before continuing to a spot serving up broiled oysters and contemporary crawfish for a twist on classic Nola dining. Stroll down a hip stretch of Magazine Street and take in the sights along your way.

Complete your tour at Carrollton Cemetery.

Please note: Notify tour provider of allergies, specifically shellfish, upon booking.

This tour typically includes:
  • 1946-style catfish
  • Crawfish Au Gratin
  • Oysters Almandine
  • Boudin Balls
  • NOLA French pastry
  • Mystery bites
Reviews (30)
1 - 5 of 30 reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2018
This food tour made my Nola trp rock

This was by far a very favorable experience . This is a beautiful neighborhood off of the beaten path . Our guide Donnean was very knowledgeable about the food history . The architecture was just beautiful . My favorite bite was the catfish poboy and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Stay19551903896
Nicolas J, Owner at Big Easy Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for joining and sharing your wonderful experience with us! We're so delighted that you had an amazing time with Donnean's guided food tour. Please come and visit us again in our other Secret Food Tours in over 30 cities world-wide! :)

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Not what I expected or worth the cost

Buyer beware: this company is based in the UK and they did not communicate with me that I was the only person to sign up for the tour that day. I had a choice of going by myself or forfeiting the tour without a refund....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Linda H
Nicolas J, Owner at Big Easy Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi, Linda, thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We're glad to hear you thought the food was good, as good food is the primary point of our tours! While our headquarters are based in the UK, our team of local...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Fried oysters are the best

I had a wonderful day out with Donnean on the food tour of the riverbend area. Donnean arrived looking very stylish and proceeded to give a wonderful tour of the area. I loved the catfish poboy , but most of all the fried oysters! There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 755dah
Nicolas J, Owner at Big Easy Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for a very positive review and recommendation about our food tour and amazing guide, Donnean. We're so glad you had a great time with her tour and loved the the food we served. We're looking forward to see you again in our other...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Great Time!

Donnean, the tour guide, is a one-of-kind person. She is thoughtful, funny, and intelligent. She mixes history and humor together for an awesome night out. My favorite resteraunt was Cooter Brown's because they served delicious fried catfish poboys. I enjoyed every other resteraunt as well....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank hmatha
Nicolas J, Owner at Big Easy Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you very much for writing this amazing review and recommendation. We're extremely happy that you had a great time with Donnean's tour. Please let us know when you are coming back so we could give you a discount, see you again soon in our...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile
Challenging to find—4 stops

The positive points: doneen was energetic The neighborhood was interesting and different Cooter Brown’s had great po boys The meeting spot was challenging to find. On my tour, two of us had taken taxis, & one a streetcar two hours earlier to make certain they...More

3  Thank jennyseinert
Nicolas J, Owner at Big Easy Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your comments on New Orleans, we appreciate customer feedback and are always looking to improve and refine our tours. You are the first person who had a challenge finding the meeting point, but we will keep an eye on...More

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