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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! Take this tour on your first day in town to find out the places you must visit!

From the Sazerac and Pimm's Cup to the Hurricane and Hand Grenade, you'll enjoy a view of New Orleans' history and culture through their legendary bars and restaurants, and the characters that frequented them.

We'll entertain you with classic stories of famous New Orleans establishments and facts about the unique cocktails made famous here.

This entertaining walking tour visits historical restaurants such as Antoine's, Arnaud's, Brennan's, and the Court of Two Sisters, and the oldest bars in the city including Napoleon House and Tujague's, whose stories date back to the 1800's.

Go behind the scenes at the oldest restaurant in the city to visit the wine cellar and the private dining rooms.

This award-winning tour is inspired by the photographic essay book by Kerri McCaffety, "Obituary Cocktail".

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


  • Duration: 2.5 hours


  • Departure Time: 4:00 PM Daily


  • Departs From Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office (Toulouse St @ the Mississippi River in the French Quarter)


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


  • Handicap Accessible: Tour vehicles are equipped for wheelchair storage. Please submit any special requests at least 48 hours in advance of your reservations. For guest who have no mobility it is recommended they call as soon as possible to make arrangements.

Other Information

Location: New Orleans, LA
Contact Information: 600 Decatur St, Suite 308 New Orleans, LA 70130

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