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Shinjuku Izakaya Bar Hopping Tour

Organized by Yu and His Team
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Experience Details
Experience Location
3 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 6 guests
Chinese, English
Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Free drinks
Explore Shinjuku, Tokyo’s biggest and most famous drinking area, and mingle with fellow travelers and locals at traditional Shinjuku izakaya bars!
Explore lively Shinjuku izakaya, traditional gastropubs
Experience Shinjuku nightlife and get tips about Japanese drinking culture from a local guide
Visit a yakitori alley and indulge in some sizzling grilled dishes and refreshing drinks
Explore Kabukicho, Tokyo’s entertainment and red light district
Lastly, stop at a bar in the famous Shinjuku Golden Gai for a drink
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Known for having the busiest railway station in the entire world, Shinjuku is also home to some of the tallest buildings in Japan. A major transit hub for Tokyo, at peak hours, thousands of people come through on their way to work and school. During the daytime, you can find a lot of high-end shopping districts as well as packed restaurants. At night, Shinjuku comes alive, with people congregating in its famous alleys, to eat and drink all night long. Shinjuku is home to hundreds of izakaya bars in addition to popular drinking alleys like Kabukicho, Golden Gai, and Omoide Yokocho (“Piss Alley”). A great place to share some food and drinks, Shinjuku is a beautiful city where you can almost find everything you need. Explore the best of Shinjuku nightlife and join this Shinjuku Izakaya Bar Hopping Tour in Tokyo! One of the best drinking spots in Tokyo, Shinjuku is gorgeous at night when it’s lit up by neon lights. A ward of Tokyo with a vibrant, bustling energy, Shinjuku is one of the go-to places for working-class people to loosen up with a drink or two after they clock out. During this Shinjuku Izakaya Bar Hopping Tour, you can experience the high energy of the city, first visiting a yakitori alley and indulging in some meat skewers, then moving on to an izakaya in the famous red light district of Kabukicho. Lastly, you’ll end the night in the famous Shinjuku Golden Gai, for one final drink. Eat sizzling grilled skewers, mingle with fellow travelers and locals over drinks, and learn all about Japanese food culture during this Shinjuku izakaya Bar Hopping Tour. You’ll experience a side of Tokyo you’ve never seen before! Menu: -Yakitori Alley (2 dishes, 1 drink) -Traditional Japanese izakaya (3 dishes, 1 drink) -Golden Gai Bar (1 drink)
3-hour food tour and bar crawl in Shinjuku
Insider tips about Japanese drinking culture and etiquette
Japanese food and drinks (see menu)
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is in front of Mosaic Street, between Odakyu and Keio Department Stores.
The food tour starts strictly on time. If guests do not arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will begin regardless.
If you have food restrictions, preferences, or allergies (e.g gluten allergy, vegetarian, vegan, etc.) please let us know in the additional info section upon booking.
The minimum drinking age is 20 years in Japan. Alternative drinks will be served for participants who below 20 years of age.
Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes because there will be a lot of walking.
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

The multifaceted economic hub of Tokyo, Shinjuku is a hub for business, shopping, and entertainment. Adorned with skyscrapers, Shinjuku is also a major transportation center and is considered the busiest railway station in the world. With hundreds of shops, restaurants, and bars, Shinjuku is always lively, day or night. It’s also home to the Golden District, which consists of the tiny bars in the Golden Gai, the intimate local drinking holes in Omoide Yokocho, and the razzle-dazzle of Shinjuku’s red light district, Kabukicho.
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Earliest available date: April 22, 2024
¥ 17,000
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals