• Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
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Combine the cultural delights and delectable bites of Tokyo on this 3-hour food tour of Japan’s capital. Accompanied by a guide, delve into the culinary scene of the city by visiting several popular bars and restaurants. Sample local specialties like succulent grilled meat skewers, sweet cakes and refreshing sake. Deepen your knowledge of Japanese culinary and cultural traditions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour 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

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 with your chef and listen to your pancake sizzling on the grill.

Continue to Ginza, a district thronged with confectionery 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

Gregory H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

A great way to get to know Tokyo. Our host, Tats, was brilliant. We had only just arrived in Tokyo for our first trip and this was a great way to find out about a very new and amazing city. The food was delicious, as were the drinks!

Stephanie L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This was by far our favorite experience in Tokyo! Our guide was outstanding - she was friendly, informative, engaging and made sure each person had a great time. I loved our stop at the Izakaya the most while my travel companion couldn't get enough of the Okonomiyaki we had to cap off the night. We would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Tokyo, especially those with only a few days to explore.

Amy R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Our guide Mitch was really great! The food we got to try was really spectacular and the group was fun. What a great way to spend the evening! Highly recommend!

Michelle G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour was great. Our guide was very informative and the food choices were excellent.

Cameron K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Excellent tour, I would highly recommend for anyone looking to discover some interesting and culturally significant Japanese foods.

Amy P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

The tour guide was lovely, he even made sure that my dietary needs were catered for at each place we stopped. Really enjoyed all the food and the interesting stories that were told along the way.

Kevin D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Highly recommended this tour, it was a great mix of history and awesome food. We had a great group of people on the tour and our guide Yuta made the night perfect. We ended up back in the same areas for food a few nights later, which was good but not the same without Yuta making sure we were well looked after, filling is in on history and overall making the night a huge success. Anytime one of my friends ask I will recommend or the next time we make it to Tokyo we will definitely be taking the tour again. Thanks Yuta!!!

Rachel C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

I love beginning international trips with a guided tour. This was a delightful trip that introduced us to restaurants we would have never seen without the tour. Definitely worth the time and money.

Abhiram

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We had a great time with our group and our guide Yuta-san. We were vegetarians and he took special care of us to make sure we had good tasty food at every place. This was a small group and we enjoyed talking to other travellers. Daifuku.. Yakitori.. Monjoyaki.. okonomayaki.. and all that. Yuta-san made sure this tour was worth it! Highly recommend to get a real local flavor into your holiday.

Megan L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Had such an awesome tour! Our guide Yuta was so knowledgeable and really seemed to love what he was doing and enjoyed the people on the tour. He gave us more restaurant recommendations and took us to some places we never wouldve found on our own including a yokocho near Ginza. I highly recommend!

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