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Flavors of Athens private food tour

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Greek private food tour in Athens. Tantalize your taste buds and gain insights into Greek gastronomy with this delicious Athens food walking tour. Learn all about the tastes Athenians cherish and indulge in a bountiful assortment of appetizing sweet and savory local delicacies and drinks with our food-wise guide.

Discover small shops, explore the city’s central food market and find out for yourself what the Greek food culture is really like.
Highlights
  • Explore the flavors of Athens on a private food walking tour
  • Tour shops and markets to discover local foods you might otherwise miss
  • Try cold cuts, loukoumades, and more, and visit the central market
  • Personalized attention from private guide, with tastings and drinks included
What to Expect
Greet your guide at your central Athens hotel on foot or at a convenient meeting point, and set off to explore the city’s culinary scene. As you walk, learn how Athenians are passionate about food, and hear about their daily cooking routines and favorite ingredients, techniques, and recipes.

Delve into backstreets for an authentic take on the local gastronomy, and visit bakeries, specialized food shops, and more to taste sweet and savory delicacies.

Chat with artisans and vendors for insight into their creations, and visit the central market to peruse wares from across Greece. Plus, tap into your guide’s local knowledge for ideas on tasty souvenirs to buy.

Dishes you may try include straight-from-the-oven pies, souvlaki (meat skewers), loukoumades—honey-soaked mini-donuts—and cold cuts. Stop for a traditional Greek coffee and local spirits that are part of the fabric of life here.

Your tour concludes at a central location.
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Reviewed today via mobile

Chef George was our personal Athens Food Tour Guide! He is an experienced Chef that is passionate about food. He took us to some fantastic restaurants and explained what makes Greek food distinct and unique. Traditional Svoulaki was a favorite for us. The Orange Pie...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

This walking food tour of Athens was fantastic with the energetic, friendly, and informative chef Yannis Ninos! We tasted so much wonderful foods, all while exploring the vibrant city of Athens. From nuts and dried fruits to Greek coffee and sweets, pies, and traditional foods...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Our walking gastronomic tour was really superb . Starting at a local gourmet foodstore . Walking around the Plaka & experiencing the local traditional food , wine & ouzo. Our tour guide George was informative , fun & very knowledgeable. Thank you George for a...More

Thank bouranh
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

The walking food tour was outstanding. Our guide, Panos, did a great job sharing his enjoyment for good food and his city. We visited areas of the city and sampled the best of Athens’ cuisine we wouldn’t have found by ourselves. I highly recommend this...More

Thank 794jeffe
Reviewed June 29, 2019

This tour was great! Not just the food but walking the area like a local and feeling the neighborhood. Our guide, George, a chef, was brilliant! So good with food pairings with drinks and the Greek philosophy of eating. So knowledgeable, I feel we should...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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I think they are flexible. Our guide had a late afternoon tour after ours finished at 2:00
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Key Details
  • Athens Insiders
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Chinese, French, German, Spanish
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