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Itinerary
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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Athens Insiders
Overview
Touring Athens’ food scene on your own, you’ll probably just skim the surface of the city’s cuisine. Get a taste of local flavor with a guide who takes you to food destinations beloved by Athenians. Taste loukoumades (donuts), sample Greek coffee, and peruse the central market with your guide’s tips and pointers. All tastings included for added value, and because it’s a private tour, you’ll get plenty of personal attention.
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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great tour and great guide

It was a tremendous experience to explore the food with Chef George, George get well experienced and very impressive on his passion on exploring good food in Athens, every restaurant and food that he brings to us is absolutely amazing and impressive. Thanks for George...More

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 2 July 2018
The Food Tour was the Icing On the Cake in Athens

Yargos (George) is a professional chef who knows how to introduce you to the foods of Greece. He added his knowledge of the history of Athens as well as taking you to the local market. Our tour included a tasting of different olive oils as...More

1  Thank Love2Travel804
Reviewed 26 June 2018
The foodtour and the Acropolis and Museumtour

We did the foodtour with Panayotis. It was very plezant and very tasty ! We had a lovely time and Panayotis was a very friendly and amusing guide! Panayotis , we wish you all the best and good luck with your band. The second day...More

Thank jacqueline q
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Had an amazing time led by the best tour guide ever

The Athens Insiders Tour I took with my family was the best tour I've ever been on. Not only was the tour itself fantastic and interesting, but our tour guide, George, was spectacular. George was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable, and intrinsically motivated to help my...More

2  Thank Zach B
Reviewed 5 June 2018
We loved Geroge!

My wife and I did a private food tour. It was incredible! It was the highlight of our time in Athens. Our tour guide was George. He did a phenomenal job! George's passion and knowledge of Greek gastronomy was inspirational and so enjoyable. Beyond learning...More

1  Thank Jaimie M
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