Join Bienville Bites for this unique Mardi Gras experience in the city where it all began!
Celebrate Mobile's Mardi Gras history as we explore the stories behind the Carnival tradition in Mobile. Included on every Floats and Food Tour is award winning Gulf Coast cuisine at 5 Downtown Mobile restaurants and a private viewing of a Mardi Gras parade at the historic Hallett-Irby House.
- Historical stories of Carnival and Mardi Gras in the city where it all started - Mobile, Alabama.
- Private viewing from the historic Hallett-Irby House on the parade route.
- Delicious cuisine at a variety of Downtown Mobile restaurants.
- Restrooms and parking are available at the Hallett-Irby House for our tour guests only.
- King cake for each guest during the parade.
- Optional alcohol tickets to include champagne and additional alcohol at restaurant stops.
- Experience Mardi Gras like never before on this one of a kind food tour.
(Locations will be chosen based on availability.)
WINTZELL'S OYSTER HOUSE - The landmark restaurant in Downtown Mobile. Serving oysters fried, stewed, or nude at the original location since 1938.
THREE GEORGES CANDY - A landmark in downtown Mobile since 1917. Chocolate at 3 Georges is listed on Alabama's "100 Dishes To Eat Before You Die".
HEROES SPORTS BAR AND GRILL - Mobile is a sports town and Heroes is where Mobilians go to watch the game. Join us as we taste Heroes award winning crawfish and spinach dip.
A&M PEANUT SHOP - A local landmark on the Gulf Coast. Come taste a sample of peanuts, pecans, cashews and nuts that are boiled fresh daily from a 110 year old roaster located inside.
BOB'S DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT - Located on the corner of Fat & Happy in Downtown Mobile. Bob's locally sourced food is cooked fresh daily and is a local's favorite.
SLYVIA’S BISCUITS AND POBOYS- Located inside the Colonial Fort of Mobile, Slyvia’s lunch and breakfast menu is a local favorite among Mobilians!
THE CHEESE COTTAGE - Located on historic "Automotive Alley", The Cheese Cottage features locally grown cheese and charcuterie not found anywhere else in Mobile. Our tasting features a special wine and cheese pairing. You'll be educated on how to taste it and what makes this tasting the "perfect pairing."
THE ROYAL SCAM - Dine with us in this beautiful southern courtyard with gumbo that was recently named "Best Gumbo in Mobile"
THE HARBOR ROOM - Located inside the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, The Harbor Room is an award-winning contemporary Southern restaurant with a distinct Alabama Coastal flare. Our tasting is their delicious crab cake, topped with a fried green tomato, filled with pimento cheese. A true Alabama dish.
O DALY'S HOLE IN THE WALL - Located beside their sister restaurant O Daly's Irish Pub, O Daly's Hole in the Wall features a menu with items you can not find anywhere else in Mobile! Our tasting will include their 504 pizza along with a Country Fried Shepard’s Pie Ball.
SERDA'S BREWERY - Locally brewed in Downtown Mobile. One of four local brews are on tap for this tasting.