What more enjoyable way to explore Athens than eating your way through it? Experience a unique 3 hour Athens street food tour and enjoy the Greek cuisine as you walk through the non-touristy neighborhoods of the city.
Begin your Athens street food tour at Monastiraki Square where our tour guide will be waiting for you. Then, delve further into this gastronomy journey.
Athens is a paradise of Street food and you should not miss tasting at least some of it. The options are endless even for a vegan or a veggie! Several things have provided this vast food culture that is continuously evolving the street food in Greece.
First, you will head to one of the landmark coffee houses of the city, where you will have the opportunity to taste some of the finest greek coffees.
Your guide will give you a summary of the Greek diet, and the dining habits of Athenians in particular. Next, it’s a treat from the street, as you taste a koulouri, one of the most typical snacks on the go before you immerse into a Greek food paradise, a selected local product food store. Here, you can taste different olive oils, cheese, jellies, and other surprises, but it is just the beginning!
Then, it’s time for one of the most popular Greek staple food, souvlaki at a popular grill spot before visiting the traditional and bustling Varvakios Market, the biggest and most popular fish, meat, and vegetable market in the whole of Athens.
The market is a very lively and competitive spot, where the butchers and fishmongers try to attract the attention of the passing buyers, using humor, hand gestures, and special offers.
As we continue, we’ll make a brief stop at the city’s Spice Street and check-in at a shop with a huge variety of local condiments and herbs.
Next, it is time for a traditional pie or pita as the locals call it. Greeks’ culinary preferences have originated from their long and rich tradition throughout history, so pies are no exception to this. The origins of the pie date to ancient Greece, where they were part of people’s daily diets, with one of the most typical ones consisting of honey, cheese, and olive oil.
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