Feel the real pulse of the city, as you walk around through food stalls, coffee shops, open-air markets, and well-hidden tavernas. Let your senses guide you; this is the local food market, the most vibrant place of the city, a year-round food oasis. Here you will feel the real pulse of Athens, you will mingle with the locals while they do their daily shopping and get to know the best quality ingredients. This is a heaven for foodies and a market like no other!
No doubt that smelling all these different ingredients has already stimulated your appetite. No worries! This is the moment to discover one of the best-hidden tavernas of Athens, a real apocalypse even for locals. Gimme that old time nostalgia as you visit one of the most iconic places where you will enjoy typical Greek tapas (mezes) and drink wine. The menu is based on seasonal ingredients the owner buys every day from the main food market of the city, just a few meters away. The vegetables, meat, and fish taste best with it's in season and at its peak and the menu changes constantly in order to provide you the freshest ingredients. This legendary taverna located in a 150-year-old building will travel you back in time and make you feel like an authentic Athenian.
If you think you have experienced enough, wait until you stroll around the Spice street where you will find the best herbs that are collected from all over the Greek peninsula. So, next time you cook for your friends, don't get surprised if they ask you about your secret ingredient! This is as authentic as it gets!
Important note: Please inform about any food allergies or dietary restrictions.
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