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Alternative Athens Food Tour


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All reviews bougatsa highlight of our trip olive oil baklava souvlaki greek coffee food stops food culture local perspective feta cheese small group answering questions perfect introduction great guide a lot of fun tania neighborhoods
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Reviewed yesterday

This was an amazing food tour! Our tour guide Zoe was wonderful. She was charismatic, friendly, and knowledgeable, with an interesting career background. The food was wonderful and there is plenty of it to enjoy. I don't want to spoil any surprises, but my favorites...More

Thank Russ J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We met Varcia for the food tour expecting a short tour of some eateries. Were we in for a surprise. There were seven of us and our guide kept us entertained for several hours as we walked through sections of the city stopping at seven...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I totally loved the Alternative Athens food tour! Not only was it great for seeing some ‘local’ Athens I tried food I’d never even heard of! Our guide Zoe, was mega enthusiastic and so knowledgeable about all the food and the areas we were in....More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our walking food tour with Andreas was informative and delicious. Our small group felt that we understood the culture of the city much better as he explained the who, what, when, where, and why of Athenian food. He took us to vendors who shared taverna...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on our tour with Alternative Athens, we will seek out off-the-beaten path ways like this to learn more about any city's culture. Our guide in Athens was Zoe, and she was excellent! She was bright, enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable about how the foods we...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Me and my family (five adults and two kids (1 & 4)) went recently on the Alternative Athens Food Tour. This was tour was definetly one of our highlights in Athens, both because of the food tasting and also because it gave us the opportunity...More

Thank FinnurSv
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We are a family of six visiting Athens with great love for history and for food. We had a great day with our guide Andreas, who told us about the origins of the elements of the traditional Greek cuisine while we walked around the heart...More

Thank monica f
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

First of all don’t have breakfast..you will have so many food options along the way you’ll be glad you skipped it ! Where do I stare the baklava ..the homemade bread .. the great olive oil .. the coffee .. the salami .. the borgata...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 28 July 2018

My friend and I had the great fortune to join a small tour led by the knowledgeable and friendly Zoe. The stops on the tour did not disappoint. My friend and I appreciated that each place was not touristic but rather had a long history...More

Thank ptjensf
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Had a great tour with Laura, We've been to several special places, Eat the local dishes and heard very interesting stories about the Greek food history. Really recommended!

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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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