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Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks
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On this walk we will explore the culinary backstreets and secrets of downtown Athens, in search of the soul of this historic yet always vibrant city. We’ll visit an old-school dairy bar and a hidden gem of a loukoumades joint. We’ll sample souvlaki...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4 Platia Omonias, Athens 104 31, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much great food! Our guide was able to adjust based on our preferences. She included a long walk which was necessary to gain an appetite for the next stop. This was my 4th culinary backstreet tour; they never disappoint!More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lisa B
CulinaryBackstreets, Proprietário at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Lisa! We are always glad to have guests back on our walks. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the Athens walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is now my fourth tour with Culinary Backstreets and the Athens version was just as excellent as the others. The tour guide, Constantine, was friendly, personable, and very knowledgeable about Athens, its history, and of course, food culture. I took the Moveable Feast tour...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CulinaryBackstreets, Proprietário at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are always happy to have guests back and we are delighted to see that you enjoyed this walk too and the Athens experience with Constantine. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to see the stamps you have...More

Reviewed March 9, 2019

Carolina was fantastic: She was very generous with her time and her expertise and she showed us aspects of Greek cuisine that tourists rarely experience. We ate incredible food and incredible amounts of food: some of it delicious, some of it interesting (and even challenging),...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank ronhY6037IH
CulinaryBackstreets, Proprietário at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the thoughtful review. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed the walk and the food experience. Carolina is great, we are very proud to work with her and people like her who are very knowledgeable about and extremely fond of the...More

Reviewed February 2, 2019

Wonderful exposure to the backstreets. Carolina knows the food, the people, the stories and the vibe of her city. She gave us an appetite for the delicious Greek specialities and a wealth of information on how the products come to your plate.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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CulinaryBackstreets, Proprietário at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

Thank you. We are happy to see that you enjoyed the experience and Carolina's passions, we take pride in working with her and people like her who are very knowledgeable and fond about their cities and about preserving what constitutes their cultural and historical essence....More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

The tour was very good,we tested verity of things and the guide was very good. A little beat expensive but recommended.More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 501orlys
CulinaryBackstreets, Proprietário at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

Thank you for the recommendation, each of our tours is the outcome of considerable research and we are glad to see that you enjoyed the experience. We practice honest tourism and we are proud to know that the money spent during the culinary walk goes...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

You’ll get a great and delicious food experience with this tour. As well as during the walk, the guide explains in detail about the locations we pass and the served food. And you have enough time to make yummy images - you eat with your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CulinaryBackstreets, Proprietário at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the walk! Please reach out to us directly if you think we can do anything better as your feedback is very important to us and we take it very seriously. We look forward to hearing from you, and...More

Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Great tour with a nice knowledgable guide and lot of fantastic Greek food. Carolina knows a lot about food and Athens it was a great pleasure to go on a tour with her. Highly recommended once you are in Athens.More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank HenriettaR32
CulinaryBackstreets, Proprietário at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

Thank you for your recommendation. Carolina is indeed a great guide, we take pride in working with her and people like her who are very knowledgeable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on...More

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Carolina is very professional and knowledgable about Greek food scenes. Also she's very passionate about what she's doing. If you want to learn more about the real Athens (not just the touristic spots), this is the tour worth taking.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2018

Thank you! we are delighted to hear that you liked the walk! Carolina is amazing she is very well informed and passionate about her city and we take pride in working with people like her in many cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets...More

Reviewed November 22, 2018

Our walking tour of Athens downtown with Constantine was terrific. We ate delicious treats at places we would have never found on our own - a dairy store, a loukamades bakery, a tiny grill in the fish market, a traditional coffee shop, etc. - while...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank segalloevy
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Constantine, our guide, was very knowledgeable about the downtown area and the foods presented at the different shops. We have also done the CBS tour in Istanbul. Both tours were great. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WIlliam E
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Cascading
July 26, 2018|
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Response from CulinaryBackstreets | Property representative |
Thanks so much for reaching out. If you go to our Athens walks page on our website, you can see a comparison chart that might help you choose. Beyond that, it really depends on the neighborhood you would like to explore... More
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Response from susiethefloosie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dennis V Book on the culinary backstreets website and enjoy
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February 24, 2017|
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Response from madeleine805 | Property representative |
Hi! as the others already said, there isn't more than 2-3 blocks at a time. Please note this in your reservation and the walk leader will make sure to accommodate! Hope to have you with us! Culinary Backstreets
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