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Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour

  • 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
Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour
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Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour
From US$122.42
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.
What to Expect
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.
Reviews (373)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2019
Not what I expected

I booked this tour with my family in order to experience true Japaese eateries. We met near a train station on a cold evening and proceeded to walk to our first destination, a tiny restaurant where 14 of us crowded around tiny tables in an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
17  Thank Steffig4
Reviewed 1 December 2018
Fantastic evening foodie tour of Tokyo!

I did the "Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour", and I must say it exceeded my expectations. Our tour guide Mitch showed our group lots of local sights, some history and tips for traveling around Tokyo! We visited 3 restaurants where we had Yakitori, Daifuku,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
8  Thank jasondtravel
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile
Wry nice

Being “foodies” this was a very casual and enjoyable experience. Yoshi, our tour guide, was immediately warm and friendly and got the group to meet and interact. We went to several different types of restaurants and enjoyed the food but the best part was Yoshi’s...More

4  Thank MichiganjimMI
Reviewed 10 November 2018
Great way to spend an evening in Tokyo

Went on the Tokyo by Night Japanese Food Tour with Tokyo Urban Adventures. This was a great overview to Jaoanese culture which also contained practical information on transportation and customs, and of course included eating. Our tour guide, Misa, did a wonderful job of explaining...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Blindsaychef
Reviewed 12 September 2018
Super Tasty food tour in Tokyo

In company of our guide Kinji, my brother and me had a nice walk through Toyko and test yummy yakitori and onomiyaki (asian style pizza). Very nice trip and worth the money (we eat quite a lot through the tour).

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Stéphane H
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