Known as the foodie capital of Japan, Osaka is a bustling haven for street food and delicious Kansai-style cuisine. The Namba area of Osaka serves as one of the city’s main entertainment and shopping districts, filled to the brim with every possible genre of restaurant and bar that you could ever dream of. As Namba is so huge, stretching from the razzle-dazzle of Dotonbori to tiny bars beyond, where do you begin? Have an amazing night out in Osaka, join an Osaka Bar Hopping and Food Tour to discover some of the best food and nightlife on offer in Namba!
During an Osaka Bar Hopping and Food Tour you’ll be in safe hands, let your local guide lead the way to hidden bars. Your first stop is a narrow alleyway full of tiny bars and izakayas, named Hozenji Yokocho. Neatly lined up along the nostalgic street, the alleyway leads to a small local temple named Hozenji Temple. After some exploring, you’ll head to your first bar for a drink and to taste some kushikatsu, bite-sized deep-fried skewers that originated in Osaka. After that, you’ll head to an area called Ura-Namba, a hidden alleyway full of about 20 traditional restaurants and bars, each with delicious local treats. Sit by some locals and grab a drink, then taste some small Japanese plates such as sushi, yakitori skewers, takoyaki, or okonomiyaki pancake. At the next bar, you’ll get a taste of traditional Japanese food that tourists don’t tend to know about, surprise! This Osaka Bar Hopping and Food Tour is an awesome chance to taste all kinds of dishes, delicious Japanese food and local food from Osaka. Finally, you’ll have the chance to snap some selfies at the vibrant Dotonbori. Experience the exciting atmosphere of Namba at night, as after all, its nightlife has made Osaka famous as the “Party City” of Japan!
A 3-hour bar hopping and food tour of Namba in Osaka
Visit 3 local izayakas with an English-speaking local guide
One drink included
Photos to remember the great times on your Osaka Bar Hopping and Food Tour!
2 food plates
Transportation fees to and from the event
Additional food or drink purchases at the second and third bars
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point of this Osaka Bar Hopping and Food Tour is in front of Namba Station Exit 15-B.
There’s a strict rule that only a person 20 years of age can drink alcohol
Please make sure to bring cash since some of the izakayas don’t accept credit and debit cards
Do remember that you don’t need to pay for the guide’s foods and drinks
You might need to buy at least one item from the menu during the tour since it’s a strict rule to some izakayas
Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking