New Orleans Bike & Bites Tour

Explore the culinary scene of New Orleans by bike!

You can't visit the Big Easy without sampling the food that made it famous. Fat Tire Tours will make sure you don't miss a bite, and you'll get to cover more ground the most fun and easy way - by bike! Your guide will lead you to some of New Orleans' hidden gems where you will sink your teeth into food perfected by generations of tradition.

We'll stop at six special spots where you'll get to taste the flavors of New Orleans, including gumbo, muffuletta, beignets, pralines, Cajun sausage and local New Orleans brewed beer at a brewery. You'll see the famous sites of the French Quarter, Garden District, and three other neighborhoods while learning the history behind the food and the people cooking it. Get ready to ride, see, & taste New Orleans!

Tour Highlights

  • Six food/drink stops (cost included)
  • French Quarter
  • Jackson Square
  • St. Louis Cathedral
  • Mississippi River
  • CBD
  • WWII Museum
  • Lafayette Square
  • Central City
  • Lower Garden District
  • Lafayette Cemetery #1
  • Magazine Street
  • Irish Channel
    • Bike
    • Helmet
    • Live Guide
    • Food & Drink Tastings
  • Adults (ages 13+) €79.00
    Children (ages 4-12) €79.00
    Infants (ages 0-3) €0.00
  • This tour meets at our office, located at 214 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. Our office is located in the French Quarter directly across from the House of Blues.

    Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time, therefore please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time in order to complete the necessary paperwork and get fitted for a bike. We do not have the luxury of waiting for guests, or catching them up after the fact.

     

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    • Due to the risk to both mother and child, pregnant women are not allowed to participate on our bike tours.
    • Food Allergy Info: Pralines contain pecans which are processed in a facility that also process peanuts and other tree nuts. They also contain milk. Gumbo contains shell fish.
    • Vegetarian/vegan option can be arranged for some but not all stops.
    • Only guests who are 21 and older will be allowed to drink beer at NOLA Brewery, and there are non-alcoholic options at this stop. You must have a valid ID in order to drink at the brewery.

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    All tours begin at our office, located at 214 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. Our office is located in the French Quarter directly across from the House of Blues.

  • Expand/Collapse Is the cost of food and drink included?

    Yes! All tastings are included in the cost of your tour.

  • Expand/Collapse What type of food is included on the tour?

    We'll enjoy New Orleans favorites including gumbo, pralines, boudin, beignets, gumbo, muffuletta sandwiches - then wash it all down with a local beer!

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    We are happy to offer full refunds for our bike tours if the reservation is cancelled more than 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled tour. We do not offer refunds for any reason once we are within the 72 hours of the scheduled tour.

  • Expand/Collapse Is a helmet included? Do I have to wear a helmet?

    Yes, helmets are provided and we require all riders to wear helmets on our tours.

    Your safety is top priority for us and studies have shown that helmets can reduce head injuries by at least 85%.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour appropriate for children?

    For children up to 12 years old or 100lbs (45kg), we have 2 wheeled tandem trailers. The passenger sits on a seat and can pedal or coast. All riders over 100lbs (45kg) must ride their own bicycle. We have various smaller sized mountain bikes for those able to ride on their own.

    We do not have any adult tricycles or bikes with training wheels for adults that may be less confident in their riding ability. Please let us know if you would like one of our tandems, trailers, baby seats, or child bikes in advance that you'd like to reserve either a child seat or trailer.

    Important Note: All child bikes use hand brakes, there are no pedal brakes available.

    Only guests who are 21 and older will be allowed to drink beer at NOLA Brewery, and there are non-alcoholic options at this stop. You must have a valid ID in order to drink at the brewery.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour offered in any other languages, or only English?

    All scheduled tours are in English, but private tours can occasionally be scheduled in other languages, given we have a tour guide who speaks the language of your choice. 

     

  • Expand/Collapse Is there an age or weight limit?

    For children up to 12 years old or 100lbs (45kg), we have 2 wheeled tandem trailers that attach to the back of an adult bike. The passenger sits on a seat and can pedal or coast. All riders over 100lbs (45kg) must ride their own bicycle. We have various smaller sized mountain bikes for those able to ride on their own.

    Minors (those less than 18 years of age) must be accompanied by an adult while on tour.

    Only guests who are 21 and older will be allowed to drink beer at NOLA Brewery, and there are non-alcoholic options at this stop. You must have a valid ID in order to drink at the brewery.

  • Expand/Collapse If I am pregnant can I join the tour?

    Unfortunately, due to the risk to both child and mother, pregnant women are not allowed to participate on our bike tours.

  • Expand/Collapse How big will my group be?

    Our bike tours operate in groups of 10 maximum.

  • Expand/Collapse What time do I need to arrive at the meeting point?

    Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time, therefore please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time in order to complete the necessary paperwork and get fitted for a bike. We do not have the luxury of waiting for guests, or catching them up after the fact.

    Please be aware that we have multiple tours departing throughout the day, therefore if you arrive more than 30 minutes early we may still be working with other guests and not quite ready to welcome you properly.

    Each member of your party will be required to complete and sign a liability waiver form. Minors under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to complete their paperwork.

  • Expand/Collapse Am I allowed to take pictures during the tour?

    Absolutely!

  • Expand/Collapse How many tastings are included?

    We make six stops on this tour for food and drinks.

  • Expand/Collapse Do the stops have vegetarian or vegan options?

    Vegetarian/vegan option can be arranged for some but not all stops.

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