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Great way to see Athens (and I love Culinary Backstreets)

This is my third city with Culinary Backstreets (Istanbul, Tokyo, and now Athens) and I LOVE LOVE... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz L
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New York City, New York
Athens Back Streets

Fun and Carolina is a knowledgeable and very fun guide. Tour is pretty pricey though we are happy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Foodsleuth
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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
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4 Platia Omonias, Athens 104 31, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third city with Culinary Backstreets (Istanbul, Tokyo, and now Athens) and I LOVE LOVE LOVE this tour company! Constantine was a great guide and our group was so much fun. Highly recommend for foodies who want to try a bunch of local...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun and Carolina is a knowledgeable and very fun guide. Tour is pretty pricey though we are happy we did it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Constantine was like hanging out with a super knowledgeable friend who loves food as much as we do for the day. The food was amazing, the pace perfect and a great way to keep two boys entertained for the day. A perfect mix of food,...More

1  Thank MinandCoHome
CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk. We take pride in working with people who are very knowledgable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food tour and to be highly recommended! Food this good cannot be bad for you! Foodie people are always good people!More

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maddyroberts, Manager at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What do Athenians do on Sunday? Go out with family and friends for lunch. That’s what I did last Sunday. I joined Carolina for a walk around the Agora area of downtown Athens. The highlight was the stop at a taberna that was taking advantage...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the walk! Please reach out to us directly if you think we can do anything better as your feedback is very important to us and we take it very seriously. We look forward to hearing from you, and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the second Culinary Backstreets tour our family has taken (we did one in Barcelona as well). They are the best! The guides are experts in their field and the tours are arranged perfectly. The day goes by so fast. If you like a...More

1  Thank roberja
maddyroberts, Manager at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us again; we are glad that Athens did not disappoint. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to see the stamps you have collected.

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Our guide, Constantine, was fabulous. We did the Plaka Walk. In addition to taking us to outstanding places to sample real Greek food, he was very knowledgeable about Greece in general, Athens in particular and even Greek history. It is true what others say, you...More

1  Thank befriedman
maddyroberts, Manager at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Our full day walking tour through the streets of downtown Athens we booked through Culinary Backstreets was one of the highlights of our 2 week European vacation! Constantine, our guide, made this a fascinating, enjoyable and tasty day. We walked and ate like locals for...More

1  Thank Daisy H
maddyroberts, Manager at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! Constantine is tons of fun; I am glad you all enjoyed. That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The Moveable Sunday Feast was a great and delicious way to get a feel for and taste of the wonderful city of Athens! Constantine was an informed and engaging guide. We ate a lot of "nostimo" dishes at authentic places we never would have found...More

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maddyroberts, Manager at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! Papa Chop is always a highlight :) That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

An unusual opportunity to walk through one or two Athens neighborhoods with a native who knows the city and its food/restaurants/bakeries well and is open to answering any and all questions. Best on a relatively cool or at least not a hot day; rain would...More

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maddyroberts, Manager at Athens Culinary Backstreets Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

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Omonia
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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Response from susiethefloosie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dennis V Book on the culinary backstreets website and enjoy
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Coopjeanne
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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
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