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Balkan Bites Food Tours

| Park Crystal next to the statue of Stefan Stambolov, Rakovska Str. and Tsar Osvoboditel, Sofia 1606, Bulgaria
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Afternoon delight

This is a great way to not just learn about the local food, you learn about people, history and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
EastCobbFamily
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Marietta, GA
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Great tour!

Very cool tour! The guide was very friendly and really went out of his way to compensate with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janika G
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Get to know something more about the Bulgarian and Balkan cuisine and its history. Visit 4 unique and totally different food venues. See three unique markets. Learn about the neighborhoods and some interesting urban concepts in the back streets of the city center. Included: English speaking tour guide and food tastings at 4 different venues.
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“free tour” (41 reviews)
“great tour” (43 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Park Crystal next to the statue of Stefan Stambolov, Rakovska Str. and Tsar Osvoboditel, Sofia 1606, Bulgaria

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great way to not just learn about the local food, you learn about people, history and more. Our guide was Alena, she was so enthusiastic! She kept 15 people engaged for two hours while we walked, talked and sampled some delicious food....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool tour! The guide was very friendly and really went out of his way to compensate with the fact that it was Easter and a few of the places were closed. He gave us a lot of informations about Bulgaria and the food obviously,...More

Thank Janika G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this trip - which usually is free, you just leave what you think the food is worth but we went with a private guide and found unusual and delightful neighbourhood restaurants that showcased the best of Balkan Food - from a slow food...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the tour with Stefan. He was very friendly and an excellent guide. He showed us typical places, except the last one, the rest were not to touristic ( anyway the last one was cool also ). I'd only say that it was a...More

Thank 701mar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on this tour. Been on many food tours but this is the only one I’ve ever been on that’s completely free! Such a nice way to see the city, learn some history about Bulgarian cuisine and taste some delicious food....More

Thank christopher654
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the tour with Stefan. Very nice tour And guide. Speaks excellent spanish even thought the tour Was in english. Highly recommended.

Thank Daniel E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Ozzy our guide. I was with my parents and brother. Definitely return with friends. Ozzy was funny and very friendly.

Thank Gili G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Iva was an incredible guide with lots of energy and knowledge! We were her first tour and if she did a fantastic job! The route we took was great. The food we ate was great. Food tours are the best way to start a trip....More

Thank Ryan B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Why doesn’t every city have a free food tour?? Me and two friends (all in our 20s) did this as soon as we got to Sofia and we are so so glad we did! Stephan was brilliant, and he showed us a great selection of...More

Thank Megan C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My guide was Ozzy and he was very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful! The tour was great to walk around, as well as learn and taste local cuisine! Ozzy even went out of his way to show me a very reliable money exchange location as we...More

Thank mjoel
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dawn1967
April 11, 2017|
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Response from SofiaEventHouseTeam | Property representative |
Hi, It is up to you :) It really depends on how much you liked the tour, this is also the idea of the concept world wide. It also depends, if you are a student or working...To give you some limits per person, the lowest we... More
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hadarhhh
April 4, 2017|
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Response from SofiaEventHouseTeam | Property representative |
Hi, you can write us here: info@balkanbites.bg Best, Kris
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Response from SofiaEventHouseTeam | Property representative |
Hi, Everyday at 2 pm. There is a map in the listing. Best, Kris
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