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Private Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens

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  • Get to grips with Athens’ cuisine on a private half-day food walking tour
  • Taste goodies such as koulouria (sesame bread) and loukoumades (mini-donuts)
  • Visit the central market, and try cheese, coffee, wines, honey, and more
Private Gourmet Food Walking Tour in Athens
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Getting to know Athens’ cuisine alone is difficult, unless you’re already familiar with the city and its gastronomy. With this private tour, a guide shows you around top food spots for an introduction to local gourmet delicacies. Visit Athens’ central market and sample cheese, wine and coffee—you’ll uncover the city’s culinary heritage with the benefit of a guide to yourself. The tour includes tastings and offers a choice of departures.
What to Expect
Book your preferred departure time and greet your guide in Monastiraki Square. Then, hit the buzzing streets to learn about some of the Greek capital's specialities.

Call at an old cafe to try koulouria, a sesame-sprinkled bread that’s popular at breakfast. Visit a pastry shop for a custard-filled filo delight and loukoumades—small honey-and-nut-drenched donuts—and then head for a bakery and cheese shop to sample a pie and local cheese.

Next is Athens' central meat and fish market, Varvakios Agora, to browse the colorful stands. Savor home-produced Greek coffee and visit hidden delis to try fruit, olives, ham, and other produce.

Stop at a souvenir shop and taste Greek yogurt, wine, aromatized vinegar, organic olive oil, and honey—perhaps buying some take-home gifts—and stroll Evripidou Street to relish the aromas of its herb and spice shops. After one last tasting, your tour finishes at the starting point.
Reviews (217)
1 - 5 of 69 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Excellent tour

Great tour by a person with knowledge. Friendly and knew her stuff. Lovely food tasted and introduced us to our new favourite coffee place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 6 days ago
A wonderful way to get to know Athens!

Three in our family took this tour with Anabelia. She was an especially attentive and instructive guide. The food was delectable and we learned so much about Athens and Greece all while tasting some of the most delicious bites Athens has to offer. We highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BruceN300
Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect tour

Katerina was our guide and she was absolutely lovely. The tour was great and she added an extra treat at the end. We took a zillion pictures of food....photo ops at every stop! For me, the trip to the meat/seafood market was the highlight. Amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 5 December 2018
Best Tour in Athens!

My husband & I went on this tour with Irene on November 22 and it was absolutely amazing. Our guide was not only extremely knowledgeable about the food and it's role in Greek culture (past and today), but also provided quite a bit of historical...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank ejonesy4
AthensWalks, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Thank you for choosing our tour an for sharing your experience! We are more than happy to know you found it enjoyable and worth for time. We'd be glad to see you come back to Athens and host for you again! Pleased to have made...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Highly Recommend

I highly recommend this tour! Our guide was Irene (Irini) and she is super knowledgeable. From start to finish, she was very informative, with the history and recommendations of the Greek culture. She's a local so she has first hand knowledge of Greek food misconceptions...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elaine C
gas, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic review and for taking our tour!! We are more than happy that you had a great time! See you soon! Kind regards

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Gary C
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Hello It is about 3 hours and a half. Thank you