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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
From US$57.04
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10am TourMost Popular
Starts at 10am
Group option at 2:00pm
Enjoy the best food tour of Athens on this group option (instead of private)
3pm Tour
Starts at 3pm
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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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Loved it!

I booked the group food tour but it was just me and hubby with Irina, who was fantastic. She was knowledgeable, funny and interesting. Lots of different options including coffee, desserts and finishing with the biggest part of the food tour ... gyros. Would definitely...More

Thank lozboz14
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing experience- Its a must!

Our guide, Dorela was amazing!! We learned so much and had such a wonderful experience. She was so kind and knowledgeable. She answered all of our questions and even gave suggestions on other things to check out. It was like walking around the city with...More

1  Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Best Athens experience

Ana was SO knowledgeable, kind, and energetic. She was eager to share with us all of the amazing aspects of a city she clearly loves. She was attentive to some special walking needs in our party, and she also made a point to get to...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 16 August 2018
Awesome food tour

Our family went on a private 4 hour food tour in Athens with Anna. She was tremendous and the food tour was amazing. It was our first full day in Athens and the tour not only gave us a great feeling for the different neighborhoods,...More

Thank Karen S
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your time with is! Thank you for your review! Our kindest regards

Reviewed 6 August 2018
A fun and delicious way to explore Athens!

We loved the walking food tour in Athens! Our guide, Katherine was fantastic! She was very knowledgeable and took us through neighborhoods/restaurants we would never had explored on our own. Katherine shared a lot of interesting information about all the delicious greek food we sampled....More

1  Thank Karen L
Athens W, Operations Manager at Athens Walks Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

We appreciate your kind review and we are happy you enjoyed your time with us! Our kindest regards

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Gary C
10 September 2018|
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Response from Athens W | Property representative |
Hello It is about 3 hours and a half. Thank you
Helen S
28 August 2018|
Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's vegetarian. Aside from walking through the fresh meat and poultry in the central market. You may get turned off by this part of the tour. However, don't let this detract you from taking the tour. It was the best... More