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An immersive walk through the lively Athens’ streets at dusk, to discover tucked-away eateries, local recipes and sophisticated wines that will make your mouth water.

  • #Culinary
  • #LocalExperience
  • #Nightlife
4 hours
Group Type
Small Group or Private

Small Group Tour: Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 6.30 pm     Private Tour: Daily, starting time can be customized


Tour Highlights

Are you looking for an extraordinary culinary experience to tease your senses? Follow our foodie-expert guide on a night quest to discover Athens’ nightlife, and experience exquisite Athenian fine dining. Enjoy the best views of Athens after dusk and explore sophisticated eateries to devour the finest of authentic Greek cuisine. And our topping to end the night? Wine tasting of indigenous Greek varieties!

Tucked-away eateries favored by locals

Authentic Greek food with modern twists

Fun & knowledgable foodie guide

Tasting of 5 Greek wine varieties

What you can expect?

Are you a gourmand? Don’t miss the chance to hit the foodie trail with your expert local guide by starting your tour at Syntagma Square, the beating heart of Athens’ nightlife. Admire the illuminated Greek Parliament followed by a scenic walk until you reach your first food stop; a contemporary deli shop with one-of-a-kind products and recipes, where you will indulge in a variety of Greek traditional flavors. Enjoy velvety fava with smoked sygklino ham from Mani, or hand-made phyllo pies with pastrami and graviera cheese. Wash down your tastings with traditional raki and learn the proper way to enjoy this beloved Greek spirit. After warming up a bit, follow your guide to encounter the liveliness of Monastiraki Square, where you will learn why it truly reflects all the different historical eras of Greece.

As your tour continues, prepare yourselves to enter a neighborhood of wonders. Welcome to Psirri, the hip and alternative neighborhood of Athens, with sophisticated cafes and small taverns scattered all around its main square. Your second food stop will be at a local tavern to practice the ritual of meze tasting in Greece; small side dishes of creative Greek cuisine made with love from a family that runs their restaurant for more than two decades. Meant to be shared with open hearts and meaningful conversations, this will be your introduction to the famous extrovert spirit of the Greeks. 

This culinary & cultural exploration would not be complete without wine; follow your foodie guide to a cosy, local wine bar and satisfy your thirst with a wine tasting of 5 different indigenous Greek varieties under the guidance of an experienced wine connoisseur. A unique evening which will immerse you to the nightlife, gastronomy, and culture of Greece!



  • All Greek specialties and tastings - more than enough for dinner!
  • Services of an excellent foodie guide
  • Wine tasting of 5 different Greek varieties
  • Dinner at two local restaurants and visit of an excellent wine bar


We CAN provide food substitutions for vegetarians and we can customize the tour to include gluten free options. Please send us an inquiry for a private tour.


What is the spoken language?

The spoken language is English.
Spanish, German, Italian available in Private tours.



  • We arranged for two custom tours while in Athens through Greeking.me. We had a food and culture tour at night with Elena, who was wonderful. She was so knowledgeable about Greek food and wine, culture, and history. Immediately following our 4-hour tour, she emailed us with recipes of food we had sampled as well as other valuable information.

    - JoyceH
  • We met Elena for the evening and she took us to so many different places to try the local cuisine, it was completely unforgettable and we tried so many delicious dishes (and wine)! It was a private tour and definitely the highlight of our stay in Athens. If you are a foodie and want to try different, local dishes, do not hesitate to book it! Elena was a great guide, very fun to spend the evening with and very well prepared to handle our questions about local culture. Highly recommend this tour! Be prepared to eat a lot!

  • Elena was our guide and she was excellent. Full of good information and held our interest throughout the tour. I recommend going on a tour the first day you arrive, then you have a real feel for the city during your visit. Elena’s English was perfect which was good because our Greek isn’t! She also sent us recipes for some of the dishes we tried and loved on our tour! Thanks Alena you’re a star!

    - Gyg1
  • We had a great time, learnt a lot about Greek cuisine, culture & history & thought the tour was great value. Tiana was a great guide and we liked how she would check with the chef what was best and fresh on the day. We highly recommend this tour.

    - nJ1
  • Highly recommended doing this tour !!! You get taken to places off the beaten track and have the most delicious food and wine !! Our tour guide was so great made you feel very comfortable ! Try and do on your first days in Athens as you get great tips on where to go and what to see ! Thank you for a great night

    - Leigh C
  • The tour was amazing. The guide know a lot of the greek culture and the history. The food was incredible. Definitly visit 'to kousouváki', this was grandmothers cooking at its best.

    - GYG33
  • We had just arrived in Athens & with jet lag, we weren’t in any shape to make a dinner decision... so we decided to sign up for this walking food tour! Elena gave us the lay of the land by taking us to 4 different stops (2 for food, one wine + cheese, one baklava), during which we passed many major points of interest & got info on each neighborhood. We also got tips on local dinning etiquette & also more places to continue the culinary adventure. The food was great at each of the places—one a little more upscale & the other, had a more home-cooked feel. Everything we sampled was amazing & we left ready for a good night’s sleep with a full belly.

    - Kelly
  • A great food and wine tour requires the presence of a few things. The first is key: a positive, outgoing attitude exuded by all persons involved. The second is mandatory: a healthy portion of interesting, delicious, and authentic points of interest. The third is paramount: a guide with the knowledge, skill, and personality to facilitate an incredible experience. This tour had all three of these requirements in spades, hence my strong assurance that you will have an incredible time. To my third point, our guide, Eleni, was F$%^**@ fantastic.

    - Ben
  • My wife and 2 of our best friends booked the Private Athens for foodies tour. Our guide Tiama was the perfect host and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. There was more than enough food that we were unable to finish everything at each stop (and I am a big eater), there was variety of food/drinks and a willingness to accommodate any culinary requests (i.e. vegetarian). Note: Nobody needed a meal after this tour!

    - zenfeber
  • Went on this tour with Elena who was truly a charming hostess. We went to a restaurant I would not have thought to be a family place and had five very nice appetizers. Then onto a much smaller very out of the way (she did this on purpose - we would never had found this spot). Again this was quite a charming street side place with some very unique dishes. Finally to a wine bar as a very classy setting and with five local wines. Our group of four was quite pleased with evening and especially our gracious hostess. Loved the experience of seeing a unique side of Athens we would never had seen on our own.


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