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Tour code: 5263JPUC
Combine the cultural delights and delectable bites of Tokyo on this enriching 3-hour food tour of Japan’s captivating capital. Accompanied by a gastronomic guide, delve into the enticing culinary scene of the city by visiting sever popular bars and restaurants. Pleasure your palate with local specialties like succulent grilled meat skewers, sweet cakes and refreshing sake. Enrich your knowledge of Japanese culinary and cultural traditions traditions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, with numbers limited to 12 people.  

Highlights

  • 3-hour walking tour of Tokyo’s nighttime food scene, with all tastings included
  • Visit 3 eateries that few visitors know about
  • Try local favorites such as yakitori, monjayaki and wagashi
  • Wash your food down with a refreshing beer or sake
  • Learn about Tokyo’s culinary scene from your expert local guide
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour

Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour

Greet your guide at Yurakucho Station and embark upon your epicurean exploration of the city. Immerse yourself in the electric atmosphere of Yakitori Alley, an atmospheric enclave replete with informal restaurants serving delectable yakitori (grilled chicken skewers). Smother this staple snack in home-made sauce then sip a sake for a refreshing aftertaste.
 
Next, venture to Monja Street to sample the local delicacy of monjayaki, a pan-fried pancake favored by locals. Learn about the snack’s interesting origin as you chat to your chef and listen to your pancake sizzling on the grill before nibbling the strips using chopsticks. 

Continue to tantalize your taste buds in Ginza, an enticing district thronged with confectionary shops, while learning about the rich variety of Japanese sweets. Sample a sweet then conclude your culinary tour at a local pub that serves refreshing local beverages (own expense). Bid your guide and group farewell but feel free to remain in the bar after the tour concludes.   

Customer Reviews

Wayne F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The food tour was excellent and allowed us to visit and experience places we would never have visited. Ikumi emailed us after the tour providing details of where we had visited and what we tasted. Would really recommend.

Melanie P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was so much fun! Really helped me understand Japanese ways of cooking since I had difficulties due to the language barrier. Went to places I would never have found and tried foods I otherwise would not have had a chance to experience. I always love food tours and this one was fantastic!

Andrea E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great guide Great food!

wood64

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very enjoyable tour with a lovely guide. We had some wonderful food and experienced some great flavours of Japanese cooking.

Andrew M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Really enjoyed this food tour. Sylvia was a great guide who spoke excellent English and explained everything really well. We experienced some authentic Japanese food and it was delicious.

Kelly M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was terrific. Our guide was fabulous and made us feel very welcome and comfortable. The food variety was great and left us with more confidence into the rest of our Japanese adventure. We would highly recommend this tour to anyone, especially at the beginning of a trip.

Timothy C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great way to spend an evening making new friends and experiencing a unique dining experience that would be difficult to discover on your own!

Margaret S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Very nice tour. Takes you to places you probably would never find on your own. Definitely a do in Tokyo. Guide was very nice and spoke great English.

hossai_collins

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Ikumi our guide was lovely, spoke fluent English and we believe made this tour all the more enjoyable even in the pouring rain!! The food was delicious and the conversation even better.

Thank you once again Ikumi we had a great night!! :

Mark J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

A really great experience - a chance to visit local food-spots that otherwise would have gone totally missed.

I was traveling on my own and the group was made up of three others from the US and the UK who were all in the same boat. We met our tour guide who then walked and subway'ed us around three fascinating areas where we learnt about and ate great local food - both hot and cold! Sake, Shocu and non-alcoholic drinks were on offer and I'm pretty sure that everyone on the group enjoyed it as much as I did.

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