Thessaloniki: Street Food Tour

3½ hours off the beaten path, with a passionate local guide.

Combine a walking tour of Thessaloniki with discovering the fantastic food scene of the town. Thessaloniki is known for its diverse and flavorful cuisine, which is influenced by its location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. On this tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the city's local markets, and taste authentic delicacies by blending in with the locals, led by a truly passionate Thessalonikian.

You will learn about the city's culinary traditions and sample some of its most iconic dishes! On our 3½h tour, your expert host will lead you on a culinary adventure through the city, introducing you to the rich history and culture of Thessaloniki's food with secrets only a local would know. Try unmissable Greek treats such as traditional koulouri (a sesame seed-covered bread ring), bougatsa (phyllo pastry filled with cream or cheese), pittas, stuffed sandwiches, main dishes & also local sweets. You will also have the chance to visit local markets and shops to see where the city's food is sourced and prepared. You will see how local ingredients are used to create the city's famous dishes, and learn about the techniques and flavours that make Thessaloniki's cuisine so unique.

Meet at the harbour of Thessaloniki and then head to an old bakery - a hidden gem that stands for three generations, for the first stop.  Sample some typical Greek breakfast pastries and snacks and chat during the coffee break, then head to the open market of the town.  Through little streets and alleys full of history, you'll arrive at the "Kapani" (open from Monday to Saturday) a vibrant, colourful and historic place. Once you finish strolling the market, taste some original street food, and a variety of meze dishes, such as dolmades (stuffed grape leaves), tzatziki (yoghurt and cucumber dip) and have the chance to hear some exciting stories from your host.

Whether you are a foodie looking to explore the city's culinary scene, or just someone who loves to eat, this tour is the perfect way to experience Thessaloniki's delicious food and drink. Book your spot on the food tour today and get ready to taste your way through the city's vibrant culinary landscape. We know every corner of the city and we can’t wait to welcome you to Thessaloniki and show you our favourite people and places.

  • Small groups, min 1 guest & up to 8 guests per tour.
  • Please inform us in advance of any special dietary needs or allergies.

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Approximately 3½ hours

Meet at the harbor of Thessaloniki.

Included: all food bites, samples, coffees & drinks

Equivalent to lunch.

Experienced & passionate with food, local guide/host

English, Greek speaker.

Visit hidden culinary "gems"

Explore unknown parts of the city plus the open market.

Children 5 to 12 years old pay half price

Under 4 years old are free!

From € 65 / per person

Does not include tips & personal shopping.