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Tabasco Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory

Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129
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Only part of tour open

This is a walk through to read about the family and the company. The store had many items to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
United States
Awesome stop

I enjoyed seeing the process of making Tabasco and the history behind the brand. Walking into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christy I
United States
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With the expansion of current facilities, guests are now able to view artifacts from TABASCO® Sauce's founding family; witness the growing process of the pepper plants from seedlings to full-grown plants; visit the mash warehouse for a peek at the TABASCO® aging process; view and smell the aromas of the stirring vats; and learn about the company's bottling and shipping process around the world. Everything from our branded merchandise to a full TABASCO® Brand product sample bar is available at the TABASCO Country Store® here on Avery Island. 10-Stop Self-Guided Walking Tour Stop 1- Museum Stop 2- Greenhouse Stop 3- Barrel Warehouse Stop 4- Blending Stop 5- Avery Island Stop 6- Salt Mine Stop 7- Bottling Line Stop 8- TABASCO® Today Stop 9- TABASCO® Country Store Stop 10- TABASCO® Restaurant 1868!
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“country store” (109 reviews)
“self guided tour” (101 reviews)
“free samples” (57 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a walk through to read about the family and the company. The store had many items to purchase. You did get 2 small samples of tabasco.

Thank frugal-one
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed seeing the process of making Tabasco and the history behind the brand. Walking into the processing plant will open your sinuses quick.

Thank Christy I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a self guided tour in which you get to observe the whole process from pepper plant to bottled products. Loved the barrel barn where all the Tabasco sauce is aged before being shipped around the world. The gifts shop offers samples of many...More

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tho we had to drive almost an hour on roads not well maintained, it was definitely worthwhile a trip. The entrance fee was like $5.50 which was very inexpensive and this company has figured out how to provide an informative tour without actually having a...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are hot sauce lovers so we were curious. We came for the Tabasco Factory Tour and it is self guided and very well marked. Never had any idea how much of a process it truly is to make hot sauce. The factory tour was...More

1  Thank SharieN_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Self guided tour of the Tabasco Sauce company. Newly expanded and re-done. Tour the greenhouse; barrel storage where the sauce is aged in salt topped large barrels ( the salt is mined right on the "island"---see how the barrels are fixed up for their Tabasco...More

1  Thank Judith L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place offers an interesting tour of the history and process of making world-famous Tabasco Sauce. For a resonable priced ticket, one can tour the facilities where one can see pepper plants growing and the process of how the sauce is made. One goes on...More

Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right there in Avery Island, LA. just minutes from my home in nearby New Iberia, lies the world's most famous distillery of hot sauce - TABASCO! The tour you will take will introduce you to the world of Tabasco. It's origins, the founders, and the...More

1  Thank 730kevynw
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Going through a bottle of Tabasco Sauce each week warranted a trip to Avery Island. Get the discount online tickets for both the Tabasco Factory tour and the Jungle Gardens. The factory tour itself takes about 1-2 hours.

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Very well done! Definitely worth the visit. Lots of fun samples- who knew they made ice cream with Tobasco Sauce or Coke?

Thank Susan A
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9 February 2018|
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Response from Linda R | Reviewed this property |
Don’t forget the Bloody Mary bar.
25 September 2017|
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Response from Elaine R | Reviewed this property |
No there is no charge to enter the gift shop. It is a fun, bright gift shop!
20 March 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
I suspect service dogs only inside, but there is a nice porch.