Where To Eat And Drink Like An Athenian
Take our tour when you arrive in Athens and learn where you should be eating and drinking during your stay here to experience the very best Athens has to offer.
As we walk through the market area of the City we will show you the best tavernas for traditional food where the ingredients are so fresh that there is no menu! You have to wait and see what the chef bought that morning! The amazing eateries that make their own barrel wines sold exclusively by them, where to drink the best ouzo whilst listening to live Greek music and of course, the best gyros in town!!
We will also show you where some of the best bars in Athens are. Some are rooftop bars with amazing views of the Acropolis but others are hidden, local speak easy style places where you will get a real taste of Athens for the Athenians.
We will take you to a 100 year old coffee shop and offer you a Greek coffee and see it being made the traditional way.
We can also show you where to buy fresh spices, olives and oil, handmade leather goods and many other souveniers at local prices so bring a shopping bag with you!
Greek food is some of the best in the world. The wonderful natural ingredients we grow and eat here in the beautiful Greek sunshine are so tasty and fresh that people holiday here just to enjoy the cuisine!
Dont waste your opportunity by eating in tourist areas! Learn how to eat like a Greek!
Our journey will take place in the market area and the socialising area of the City where the Athenians eat on a daily basis. You will see the different markets and have an opportunity to shop, take photos and discover wonderful places to eat and drink during your stay in Athens. Forget the tourist places and spend the rest of your time here living like an Athenian. We eat with passion as you will discover on this experience!
- All tastings are included in the cost of the food tour.
- An experienced leader will accompany throughout the Athens food tour, who has in depth local knowledge.
- A Greek coffee cooked in the traditional way (see how it is done) in a one hundred year old coffee shop.
- NOT INCLUDED
- Pick up/drop off from hotel
- Additional drinks over and above those included as part of the food tastings
- Hannah10/12/2019 - Airbnb
A must do in Athens! We loved our time with Rachel and Maik. They are so passionate about the culture, food, and country and so eager to share with everyone. It was really clear they took time to pick out... read moreTravis9/04/2019 - Airbnb
This was our favorite part of our short stay in Athens. I highly recommend this tour to anyone thinking of considering an experience like this!
Michalis and Sam were very knowledgeable about Athens, Greek culture and Greek food and it... read moreAndrea1/16/2020 - Airbnb
BEST Tour EVER!! This tour is a must if you come to Athens. Rachel and Sam are MARVELOUS! Felt like we were hanging out with dear friends. They were prompt and easy to meet up with. Excellent locations, great... read more
- Jennifer9/23/2019 - Airbnb
One of the best things I did in Athens! I learned so much about the culture and history of Greece and ate amazing food the entire way - great local spots, away from tourists! Rachel was very kind and friendly... read moreAbhishek9/08/2019 - Airbnb
Best experience in Athens!! This tour is exactly the kind of local experience we were looking for. Often, airbnb experiences are actually a company that has several tour guides and you never know which one you're going to get. Not... read more
- Charles10/01/2019 - Airbnb
PERFECT way to get to know the culture and food. It was our first visit to Greece and this was the first thing planned on the first day. I would not have done it any different. You... read moreNatasha9/01/2019 - Airbnb
I had an amazing time on this tour, it was one of my favorite parts of my trip to Greece (my sister had recommended it to me). Rachel was my guide on a Sunday morning/afternoon tour. She is extremely... read moreParham10/09/2019 - Airbnb
I would highly recommend this tour if you love food and also want to see different areas besides the common tourist traps. The stroll through the market truly made my day! The food on the tour was amazing! You get... read more
- Brad10/15/2019 - Airbnb
My wife and I really enjoyed our food tour with Rachel as this was more than just a food tour. Rachel was incredibly helpful in getting us acclimated to the surrounding neighborhoods and providing us with many useful suggestions... read moreCaitlin8/26/2019 - Airbnb
Rachel was a truly wonderful host and our tour felt like hanging out with a family friend! The food was awesome, the conversation was even better, and the guidance on local activities and things to do was great and tailored... read more
- Amanda1/11/2020 - Airbnb
First of all, if you’re looking for a food tour of Athens, look no further. Seriously, I mean it.
This was 3.5 hours of pure enjoyment. From the delicious food to the streets, alleys, restaurants, and genuinely kind people we... read moreJunwen10/23/2019 - Airbnb
This experience is really nice and worthy. Rachel is considerate, knowledgeable, kind etc. I have experienced local Greek life including fish/meat market, spice shop, sand made coffee. I have tasted many wonderful and interesting food which I won’t have... read more
- Melissa10/26/2019 - Airbnb
I had such a great time on my tour with Rachel! She and her husband have such interesting insight into Athens, its history, and its food culture. We tried all kinds of food, including the best gyro I've ever had.... read moreEdnel9/23/2019 - Airbnb
I misunderstood the meeting time but Rachel and Michalis were nice enough to accommodate me to another spot. I was introduced to the most popular Greek foods. I really enjoyed this tour. Michalis was engaged with us the whole time.... read moreAxel12/27/2019 - Airbnb
Great food tour in Athens. Really loved getting to know a local Athenian who showed us how Greeks shop and dine. Would never have experienced some of the unique foods and local customs without the tour. To top it off,... read moreSara9/25/2019 - Airbnb
Rachel is so lovely!! I ended up being the only person on the tour, but I had an incredible time. Rachel just really took care of me and I came away from the tour belly and heart full!! Incredible experience... read more
- Parvin12/28/2019 - Airbnb
We had a great experience and learnt the food and culture of Greece. It was a friendly flow of conversation giving insight of local foods. We could have never done this on our own. I highly recommend... read moreAmee12/17/2019 - Airbnb
Had a great experience on this tour and highly recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about the culinary scene in Athens and eating delicious food! Rachel was knowledgeable, considerate, passionate and had some great recommendations in addition... read moreEmmalyn12/29/2019 - Airbnb
Rachel was a great tour guide. I actually did two tours with her because one was on Sunday when the market is usually closed. We tried many delicious local foods, and I felt like I learned a lot... read more
- Sara8/22/2019 - Airbnb
Amazing tour! Get ready to experience many different markets and a lot of food! This tour was fun and engaging for my four children as well. Lots of interesting stops, more than just the regular restaurant experiences.... read moreLucy9/04/2019 - Airbnb
We had one day in Athens so we chose to do the Acropolis in the morning and this tour in the afternoon. Maik and Sam were our tour guides that day for a group of four of us in total.... read moreBrian8/21/2019 - Airbnb
I know often the groups can be larger, but we were just one couple having Rachel all to ourselves, so for us it was a particularly wonderful and very personal experience. Rachel is very knowledgeable about the whole Athens market... read moreRyan1/27/2020 - Airbnb
This is an excellent experience and a great value for your money and - perhaps more importantly - time. You see and eat so much. We did the ten o’clock tour and followed the advice to not eat breakfast. That... read more
- Janet9/27/2019 - Airbnb
I loved the tour. I recommend to do this tour immediately upon arriving in Athens so you get the lay of the land, and where to go to eat authentic Greek food.
Michalis was amazing, he’s... read moreDanielle1/20/2020 - Airbnb
What a great way to see and learn about the city! Michalis was an excellent guide, taking us to places we would never have found on our own, ordering food we wouldn’t have tried on our own, and showing us... read moreKara8/31/2019 - Airbnb
Take this food tour! Rachel is fantastic. I had been in Athens a week, joined by a friend who just arrived. We saw new neighborhoods and I learned about things I'd seen but didn't understand. In addition to fantastic food,... read moreJessica9/14/2019 - Airbnb
If you do a walking food tour in Athens, do THIS one!! The meeting spot was very easy to find, and we felt comfortable right away with both our hosts and our tour group. We walked through some beautiful and... read more
- Jon9/02/2019 - Airbnb
Wonderful experience! Rachel was a delight. We got to try so many foods we never would have discovered on our own. We are so glad we did this our first day in Athens and felt well equiped for the rest... read moreBrad10/05/2019 - Airbnb
My wife and I had a great time on this food tour! The food was amazing, but I think what was truly special was feeling comfortable to ask questions about Greek culture and way of life. Very nice way to... read moreRachel10/30/2019 - Airbnb
This was a highlight of my trip to Athens. Food is such a connecting force and a form of storytelling in every culture. Rachel is a storyteller and passionate about Athens and food and she radiated that in the... read more