Odessa Walking Tour for History, Culture and Food Lovers

GET ADVENTUROUS. EAT LOCAL. EXPLORE MORE. And on top, see one of Odessa’s best chefs cook a traditional local dish for you and share local recipes! What can be more fun? This private Odessa walking tour is ideal for those travelers, who prefer to explore the city at a slow pace, having the ultimate food and cultural experience off the beaten path.

You’ll explore the city’s rich cultural heritage through the main landmarks, hidden sights and the area’s unique cuisine. Your personal tour guide will tell you exciting stories, which are hidden behind the facades of historic monuments. You’ll walk through the old neighborhood of the downtown. Its concealed streets and courtyards will tell you a lot about local culture and people lifestyles. You will discover vintage Odessa, full of character and off the beaten track passageways.

During this Odessa walking tour we’ll make several stops at authentic local restaurants to try Odessa’s unique cuisine – a mix of Greek, Bulgarian, Jewish, Russian and Ukrainian. You will enjoy a variety of food specialties that have secured Odessa’s reputation as being one of the greatest culinary and cultural centers of Ukraine and the former USSR.

Discover the secrets to having the ultimate food and cultural experience off the beaten path! Learn about history, culture and architecture, which make Odessa so unique and set it apart from other Ukrainian towns. Curious to know what food you’ll try during the tour? Watch this quick tour video and check out our Facebook page.

Our Original Food and Culture tours in other Black Sea ports

We were the first to design Food and Culture tours in other Black Sea ports. Why? So that the Black Sea travelers could uncover the region through its delicious food. Since 2015 we’ve been running our original Food and Culture tours in Odessa, Constanta, Varna, Nessebar.  Join us to taste and compare the flavors of these Black Sea region!



“…My wife and I and another couple went with Olga on her food and culture walking tour of Odessa. What a wonderful experience…”


6 hrs


Walking tour


*Potemkin Steps

*Primorsky blvd

*Vorontsov & Tolstoy palaces

*Monument to Odessa’s Founders

*Odessa Opera House exterior

*Deribasovksaya str

*Transfiguration Cathedral

*3 food tastings — local appetizers, Ukrainian dumplings and Odessa’s deserts. All food tastings are done seated in Odessa’s restaurants with a different flavor.

These are just some of the sights included into the tour. Email us for the complete tour itinerary and price.