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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
4 Platia Omonias, Athens 104 31, Greece
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All reviews yogurt food tour culinary tour souvlaki food walk moveable feast pastrami greek cuisine cured meats six hours an excellent guide central market highly recommend this tour highlight of our trip cheese pie great company wealth of knowledge
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Reviewed yesterday

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!

Thank WIlliam E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Culinary Backstreets tour is one of the best ways to experience local food and culture. This was our second tour with CB, as our first was a memorable walk in Barcelona with Paula. Our guide in Athens was Carolina, who is a chef, cookbook...More

2  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is culture, and there is no better introduction to the culture of a city than a food tour - but not just any food tour: A Backstreets Tour. Sonia, our guide, walked us through neighbourhoods we would never have discovered on our own. inviting...More

Thank Charlotte E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second CBS tour, and it was excellent. We love the format of the tours where you learn about the local culture through the food; and this one was spot on. Our guide, Constantine was very knowledgeable and a real delight. He even...More

Thank katimil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic. A great way to understand Greek food, taste the best and tour a city. This was over a 3 hour walk in Kerameikos and we learnt about Greek coffee, mastic, spoon sweets, orange pie (wonderful), savoury pie, ate snails, tasted juicy souvalike, drank tsipouro...and...More

1  Thank mars_crow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Constantine was excellent! He made the tour customized and special for us. He taught us so much about Greek history and culture. We loved it!! -Sarah and John

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, thank you Carolina for the most amazing food tour we have been on. Her passion for the food, for our experience, for sharing her knowledge to us, to help us change our perspective on food really made this tour special for us....More

2  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the tour, so much food in so little time. Carolina was so informative with the history of the food. It came alive. Was able to handle a food allergy as well. Would highly recommend this tour!

1  Thank Leah R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this tour walking around Athens with Carolina who was a very knowledgeable guide. Food was excellent, particularly the lamb chops. Highly recommended.

1  Thank W52EX
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We have made it a habit to do walking tours in the cities we visit for the first time. Spending the day with Constantine was the best we have encountered. While many guides seem to have a script for the things they want to show...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for your thoughtful feedback! Each of our culinary walks is the outcome of considerable research. We work with academics in the field and our own team of experienced professionals – both guides and local journalists. We are proud to know that the...More

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Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
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27 July 2018|
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
Dennis V
1 July 2018|
Response from susiethefloosie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dennis V Book on the culinary backstreets website and enjoy
25 February 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