2nd Athens Street Food Festival begins this week

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2nd Athens Street Food Festival
2nd Athens Street Food Festival

Over three long weekends in May, an old depot station in Athens will be buzzing with people, delicious flavours and cool sounds, as some of Greece’s most popular chefs and DJ’s will be participating in the 2nd Athens Street Food Festival.

After an amazingly successful and popular event last year, this Friday afternoon, will be the opening of its return for 2017. At 5pm, the festival’s doors will open to welcome visitors who are ready to taste dozens of “street food” choices.

With more than 35 stalls, special pop-up stores by famous chefs, lots of surprises and big variety of “street cuisines”, the Event offers a unique tasting opportunity that is set to satisfy all taste buds.

From Thailand to Mexico, Italy to Peru, Germany to Turkey and the USA to of course, local Greek cuisine, the event presents street flavours from all over the world, in both savoury and sweet categories. There will also be set bars with a great variety of cocktails, wine, Beer, cider and soft drinks to choose from.

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Three distinguished chefs will be creating pop-up stores exclusively and limited to the festival’s duration

Dimitris Katrivesis, following last year’s huge success, returns to Athens Street Food Festival with Pantera Negra as well as Vandal Burgers.

Stefanos Stefanidis, owner of Big Kahuna Burgers, presents the Mexican El Luchador.

Pastry chef Dimitris Makriniotis presents Sugar Rock.

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Some of the stores participating at the 2nd Athens Street Food Festival include

Vandal Burgers
Pantera Negra
Mikrou Lee
Sunny Day
Po’ Boys
Mama Roux
Monster Burger
Guerilla Chef
Not Just Falafel
Royal Curry House
Wok Art
El Luchador
Emi’s Cupcakes
Glyko Kaminada
Mister Rolly
Mac ‘n Cheesus
L’Ovelha Negra
Sugar Rock

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The Festival will also feature great music selections by famous radio producers. On Saturday 6/5 Giorgos Mouchtaridis will take over the decks and on Saturday 20/5 get ready for DJ Food!

The 2nd Athens Street Food Festival will take place during the first three long weekends of May (5-7, 12-14, 19-21).


Athens Street Food Festival

Pireos and Ermou Streets, Gazi

Closest metro station: Kerameikos


Friday 17.00 – 01.00
Saturday 12.00 – 01.00
Sunday 12.00 – 23.30

The 2nd Athens Street Food will take place under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and will be supported by This Is Athens.


GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.