• Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Take a deep dive into the fascinating world of Japanese seafood during this 3.5-hour tour at world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market. Rub shoulders with Michelin-starred chefs as they shop for ingredients at this sprawling, 80-year-old market for all things aquatic. Investigate the various stalls selling fish, shellfish and everything in between, and sample Japanese favorites like sushi, dried bonito, fresh oysters, sake and more. A local guide and all food on the tour are included.

Highlights

  • Explore the maze of seafood vendors at this sprawling seafood market
  • Sample a range of bonito, sushi, sake, fresh oysters, and Japanese omelettes
  • Rub shoulders with Japan's Michelin-starred chefs as they shop for ingredients
  • Learn about the history of the market and cultural importance of seafood to Japanese locals
  • Eat and drink like a Japanese local
  • Great way to get a sense for Japan's unique culinary culture

What You Can Expect

Food Tour of Tsukiji Fish Market

Fish market & try many tasty foods!!

Eat and shop like a Japanese local during this immersive, 3.5-hour, food-themed trip inside Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji Market. If you want to get a sense for Japanese culinary culture, you couldn’t possibly start at a better place.

Meet up with your guide at Tsukiji Honganji Temple, just outside the market’s main gate, in the morning. As you navigate your way through this labyrinth of all things seafood, learn from your guide about the market’s history and why many Japan’s top chefs visit here daily to pick up the freshest-quality ingredients. You never know what you might find as you stroll past the stalls of this amazing food center. You might see piles of sea urchin (uni) stacked neatly in boxes, watch as vendors carve massive Bluefin tuna or spot puffer fish floating in tanks.

With all this walking, you’re sure to work up an appetite. Luckily, you’ll sample a tasty assortment of Japanese foodstuffs like sushi, Japanese-style omelettes, Japanese tea, sake, fried fish cakes and fresh oysters to help fuel your exploration. Finish your trip back at Tsukiji Station.

Customer Reviews

Shelliann K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

We had a FABULOUS time at the Tsukiji Fish Market with Sachimi! She led us though the market with ease and with great explanations of what we were seeing. We consumed Japanese omelet, fried fish cake, fresh oyster ahi if you don't eat oysters, cherries, Japanese tea, Katsuobushi, sake and sushi. I highly recommend this tour for the first time and returning Tsukiji visitors, it makes a big difference when you have a seasoned shopper guiding you! Thank you Sachimi! :

Hana

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was an amazing and very tasty tour of the market. Definitely a tour I would do again!

Marco G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Delicious food!

Yoshiko N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Our guides were knowledgeable, attentive and most of all fun! The sushi we ate at the end of the tour was the best we've ever had! We definitely would book again.

Roxana G Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

We really enjoyed this tour! Our guide took time to explain various traditional Japanese foods and different ways to prepare them. We saw an amazing array of ingredients and the samples were quite good. We had time to also purchase a few special goodies which we would not have been able to find otherwise.

Glenn E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Wow what a tour. A Fabulous insight into the many splendours of Japanese Food. I don't want to tell you too much but this was the highlight of my Visit. Mami Goto our guide, was the most helpful, inspiring and knowledgeable guide- she knows many of the food vendors and encourages you to sample allsorts of great food. A Truly inspirational person who is the best guide I have ever toured with.

It is a must do Tour!

Alfredo G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Amazing tour is one of the reasons why I love Japanese cuisine

Shiri K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

A wonderful way to get the maximum out of this great market.
If I were to walk in the market without this guide for sure I would not have enjoyed it as I did. Thanks to the wonderful tour guide who was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Kayla V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

A big reason I booked our trip to Japan was to visit Tsukiji Market before it moves. I enjoyed trying various Japanese foods- including the ones I didn't like and was glad I hadn't actually ordered in a restaurant! I never would have found or been brave enough to enter the inner market without our guide's direction. Highly recommend visiting the market if you can before it moves!

Maeve C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Thank you Naoko for the amazing tour! This review is a little late, we did the tour on December 26th. Such a great experience. We tried so much delicious food, and had all our (many) questions answered. Naoko was so kind, friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the traditions. Excellent!

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