Eat with locals in Athens

Known for its laid-back way of life, beautiful weather, and world-famous cuisine, Athens is a dream destination for many food-lovers. One of the best ways to get a taste of this authentic local culture is to share a meal with fellow travelers and Eatwith hosts. You'll discover traditional flavors and recipes, meet friendly locals and learn all about Greek culture.

See Athens like a local!

Athens, an ancient city, is known as the birthplace of civilization. Situated right next to the Mediterranean sea and close to the mountains, there are so many incredible things to do in Athens.

The first thing on your list of things to do in Athens is to, of course, head to the Acropolis. There's also the beautiful Lycabettus hill nearby, and the whole area under the Acropolis called Monastiraki and Plaka that are absolutely worth exploring on foot.

And if you start getting hungry, sit down at a local taverna to enjoy an assortment of 'mezedes', traditional Greek small shared plates. Or if you're looking for a more authentic experience, why not book a lunch or dinner with one of our Athens hosts? They'll show you what famous Greek hospitality is all about!

Why choose Eatwith

We are absolute food experts

Our mission is to connect the best local chefs and food connoisseurs in Athens with adventurous travelers.

We are the leaders in social dining

Social dining is the best way to make new friends and learn the local culture firsthand when traveling.

We offer truly unique food experiences

Try one of our immersive dinners, lunches, brunches, tastings, food tours and cooking classes with local hosts.

The Eatwith highlight

Dinner parties with local chefs in their own homes

  • Our hand-selected local hosts create unique dining experiences in their own homes or private venues. Check if wine is included in your experience!
  • Browse the menu and contact your host if you have any dietary requirements. They can create a custom menu just for you.
  • Dine at a communal table with Athens locals and other people from around the world. Get insider tips and recommendations from those in the know.

The best cooking classes in Athens

From a traditional Greek mezze cooking class to a homemade gyros workshop, our Athens cooking classes are sure to be the highlight of your Greek getaway! Discover the history, culture and cuisine with a local host who will welcome you into their home like family. See all our cooking classes in Athens here.

Favorite food tours in Athens

Take in the sights, sounds and scents of Athens' food scene on an immersive small group tour led by a professional guide! Your host will take you on a personalized food walk around their favorite shops, street food stands and markets so you can really experience Athens like a local. Take a look at all our Athens food tours!

Meet some of our local Athens hosts

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Host Marina reveals the best-kept secrets about the culinary scene in Athens

Marina, a local Athenian host, sat down to talk to us about the unique culinary scene in Athens. Discover the history of this ancient city through her eyes.