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I hadn't planned on doing a tour during my trip to Japan but stumbled across your tour while searching for activities in Tokyo. It was really worthwhile and I had a great time. I was met promptly at the agreed upon meeting spot and we stopped at other hotels to pick up other folks for various tours. Taken to the bus station to meet up with the tour guide, Takai (sp?). There were only 3 of us on this tour-which was a great. Takai had lived in New York, spoke excellent English and had a great, outgoing personality-perfect for this type of job. He walked us through the fish market and pointed out various foods/fish and after about an hour there, we went to the Sushi school. It was not a tourist racket but an actual school, we were the only Non Japanese in the place. Learned how to filet a fish, and to make Maki, Nigiri and handrolls as well as Tamago. It looks so simple but it takes years to master and while I probably wont be making Sushi at home, (cant' get good quality fish here where I live)-at least I'd be willing to try now. Afterwards, Takai helped us out with where we planned to go next-and walked me to my train station (definitely needed that assist). I made the arrangements online and had no problem whatsoever..and would use Viator's services again. The hardest part for me was getting to the initial meeting spot since I was staying an hour outside Tokyo and had to navigate the train system with transfers during rush hour to get to the hotel to meet up with our guide! Now THAT was an adventure.
The tour guide was very good in telling us where to get cheap eats around the fish market. The sushi making class was fun and we get a certificate for completing the course to boot :).
I was really entertained.
The sushi making class was too good !! A must for anyone who visits Tokyo.
Guide was knowledgeable. The sushi making class was the highlight. We had a 13 yr old with us and he enjoyed it too. Recommended
The fish market, the sushi class and our tour was wonderful.
Yoko, our guide was amazing! She was very knowledgeable, respectful, kind and is great at her job. She also had a pair of the most unique and cutest shoes I have seen :)!
I really enjoyed seeing the variety of fish in the markets while also discovering other unique seasonings, pickles and items unique to Japan.
The sushi making class and instructor were both great. I had little idea the degree of preparation involved in making sushi and have deepened my admiration for good sushi chefs and sushi. We were able to make a lot of beautifully decorated rolls using a variety of fish, learned how to prepare a japanese omelet (which was delicious), nicely fillet a fish, and was able to hear other tips and tricks by the chef.
Yoko was the best.
The tour amazing.
The sushi excellent.
I highly recommend this experience.
Thanks so much for adding to my wonderful experience of Japan!
All the best.
We got to go to the inside of the market since we were a group of less than 5 people. The tour company is top notch.
Amazing! loved the fish markets and the Sushi Marking course was great. I went back and brought all my utensils at the markets after. Have been recommending this tour to everyone that loves sushi.
Great class. Learned a lot, the instructor was fun, and the sushi was good.
Great tour. First we went to the fish market and had some free time to look around. Because it wasn't a big group that day the leader personally showed as around and explained what things where, we saw fresh wasabi, shark skin wasabi grinders, seafood etc. After we went to make the sushi and the chef was great. We made a variety of sushi then ate it for lunch.
Tour of the fish Market which is excellent to get you in the mood, then make way to the lesson. Fantastic teacher and guide. One of the best things I have done for a long time. Picked up some really useful skills, made some great Sushi, then had it for lunch. met some great people. Highly recommended.
Lovely morning, really enjoyed myself and would recommend to anyone wanting to give sushi making ago !
Worthwhile and had the best chef to teach us. The English speaking guide was very informative and everyone had a great time. The food was beautiful and fresh and I will do it again next time I get to Japan.
The whole tour was fantastic, Viator was great, from ease of booking right through to organization of the tour pick up at the hotel, to Tsukiji market and finally with the sushi course. Having an English interpreter and a great sushi master made the course fun and I learned heaps. I am a pro chef myself and I found the course valuable! Thank you so much, highly recommended! This is a must do course whilst in Tokyo!