Eat with locals in New Orleans

Our friendly local hosts will show you the best of New Orleans food on a guided tour, teach you how to make Cajun favorites and invite you into their home for a truly authentic NOLA dinner.

Experience New Orleans like a true local!

There are so many fun things to do in New Orleans to feel like a true local! Also referred as "The Big Easy", New Orleans is known for its Cajun and Creole cuisine, live music filling Bourbon Street, its French Canadian influence, and Mardi Gras.

New Orleans has something for the foodies and travelers alike. Take a swamp tour in the Bayou and visit the wild boar and alligators. Stroll through the Garden District and visit the home that inspired the "Haunted Mansion" at Disneyland amongst other unique homes. Visit the the iconic cemetery that dates back to the 1970s and the French Quarters.

And, of course, to get a taste of traditional NOLA cuisine and local life, one of the best things to do in New Orleans is to book an Eatwith dining event with one of our local hosts!

Why choose Eatwith

We are absolute food experts

Our mission is to connect the best local chefs and food connoisseurs in New Orleans with adventurous travelers.

We are the leaders in social dining

Social dining is the best way to make new friends and learn the local culture firsthand when traveling.

We offer truly unique food experiences

Try one of our immersive dinners, lunches, brunches, tastings, food tours and cooking classes with local hosts.

The Eatwith highlight

Dinner parties with local chefs in their own homes

  • Our hand-selected local hosts create unique dining experiences in their own homes or private venues. Check if wine is included in your experience!
  • Browse the menu and contact your host if you have any dietary requirements. They can create a custom menu just for you.
  • Dine at a communal table with local Parisians and other people from around the world. Get insider tips and recommendations from those in the know.

Fun cooking classes in New Orleans

Want to make authentic Cajun specialties? Join one of our hands-on cooking classes and learn valuable culinary skills as well as new recipes to add to your little black (cook)book! All our classes are small groups so you're guaranteed to get the VIP one-on-one experience. See all our New Orleans cooking classes.

Our favorite cooking class in New Orleans

Unmissable New Orleans food tours

Experience all the sights, sounds and scents of New Orleans on one our Eatwith New Orleans food tours. Your local guide will take you through the New Orleans streets and enthral you with all the city's stories as you stop in at some of the most iconic food places, markets and street food stands. Browse all our food tours in New Orleans.

Our top-rated New Orleans food tour

Meet some of our local New Orleans hosts

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