Taste Authentic Turkish Cuisine in Old Town; 4 Hours Food Tour Izmir

4 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 12
Mobile ticket


- A special culinary experience.
- Top local delicacies.
- Walk through hidden alleys, dive into the culture, hear personal stories from my childhood.

* Meet me at the local market in old town for an exclusive tour.
* Try 15+ authentic flavors in 8+ traditional places.
* Taste what you have not tasted before.

- This is the first and original Izmir Food Tour.
- Read the reviews.
- Satisfaction guaranteed.

* I encourage sustainable tourism; contributing to local economy.
* You have a positive social impact, supporting small, family businesses.
* We visit 80+ 100+ year-old traditional restaurants, food sellers.

- This is a gastronomical journey in the first place.
- Also a cultural, historical experience. A sightseeing, walking tour.
- All in one :)

By the end, you will have:

* Full stomach (if not, we continue extra time for free),
* Tried unique cuisine, escalated your appreciation for Turkish food,
* Better understanding of the customs, with insider knowledge from a local.


  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Soda/Pop
  • Breakfast

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kemeralti Market, Anafartalar Cd, Izmir 35250 Turkey

Meet me at the local market, Kemeraltı for an exclusive tour.

Ancient history of Izmir goes back 5.000 years!
This area has always been the centre of commerce & gastronomy.
It includes the oldest restaurants, food sellers, continuing the tradition through generations.

I created the route in a logical order, continuing a storyline.
We will eat, travel in time with interesting anecdotes, eat even more.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar, Hisaronu Mah. Kemeralti /Konak, Konak, Izmir Turkey

We finish the tour in style in this beautiful place, having our last bites of food and drinks.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meeting point

İzmir Clock Tower, Kemeraltı Çarşısı, İzmir Saat Kulesi, 35360 Konak/İzmir, Türkiye

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • I am fully vaccinated for Covid.


  • Alcoholic Beverages

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
September 2022

The tour guide, Engin, did a fabulous job of presenting the food of the Old Bazaar in Izmir. We had a wonderful afternoon with him, and the various food selections were delicious. It started with soup, and 3 1/2 hours later ended with Turkish coffee and everything in between was excellent. His...

October 2022

A top shelf hosted “foody trip”. Engin was a truly patient and flexible host as we experienced authentic Turkish cuisine from starters, entrees to desert. Great conversation around history and culture. Highly recommended.

October 2022

We just had the best afternoon in Izmir - thanks to Engin and Denise! We saw all the local hangouts and tasted some amazing foods. He was so thoughtful with our eating preferences and we ate until we were very full! Thank you so much! You will not be disappointed with this customized tour! Book him!

October 2022

We made the reservation last minute, yet Engin was quick to reply and customize our tour. We walked through Kemeralti bazaar, one of the world's largest and oldest open-air markets. I know there are walking tours of this market, and Engin's tour is a much better value since we could also sample a...

October 2022

One of the best tours we had while visiting Türkiye! Engin was fun, friendly, knowledgeable and just an all around great guy. His girlfriend, Denise, joined us and she was just as delightful. We had so much amazing food and so much fun exploring the market. Engin will accommodate any food pre...

Carla F
October 2022

Engin was a wonderful tour guide and very personable. We enjoyed the food and the experience of the never ending market. We highly recommend it!

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