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TOKYO

Culture and Cookware: Asakusa Kitchen Knife Shopping Tour

Take a tour through Asakusa’s main spots, like Sensoji and Sumida Park, and learn about the rich history of the district. With the support of the tour guide, peruse the collection of quality, Japanese kitchen knives and find the right one for you!
from ¥9,200
(1)
No strollers
Food Tours
KYOTO

Kyoto Nishiki Market Tour

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Nishiki Market, Kyoto’s 400-year-old culinary hub, stopping at several shops offering fresh seafood, local products and intricate sweets. Get deep insights into Kyoto’s cuisine from a local guide.
from ¥24,300
(4)
With lunch
Food Tours
OSAKA

Osaka Kuromon Market and Kitchen Town Tour

Visit Osaka’s bustling Kuromon Market for top-quality produce, meats, and street foods; then check out Sennichimae Doguyasuji, a.k.a. Osaka’s “Kitchen Town,” and admire the craftsmanship of kitchen items like knives, pottery, and lacquerware!
from ¥23,000
(4)
Shopping time
Food Tours
TOKYO

Harajuku Sweet and Savory Food Tour

Harajuku, Tokyo’s youth culture hub, beckons with its edgy fashions, neon colors, and kawaii sweets! Enjoy a food tour including five different sweet and savory foods, like the area’s iconic crepes, with input from an English-speaking guide.
from ¥19,500
Free for kids
Food Tours
OSAKA

Osaka’s Best: Osaka Castle, Dotonbori, Local Food, & More

Explore Osaka from top to bottom on this one-day tour with a local guide! Visit Osaka Castle, Kuromon Market, Dotonbori, stop for lunch (okonomiyaki, ramen, or kushikatsu), shop at Shinsaibashi, & then end at the Osaka Museum of Housing & Living.
from ¥20,000
(1)
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tsukiji Fish Market Breakfast Tour With Sashimi & Tamagoyaki

Fresh seafood for breakfast? Say no more. This morning tour of Tsukiji Fish Market might be the best way to start your day. Stroll around the market, check out the fresh seafood on display, and learn about the area from your English-speaking guide.
from ¥21,900
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tea Ceremony Experience in Tokyo (Kimono Option Available)

Partake in a traditional tea ceremony in a Japanese garden. Learn about this key aspect of Japanese culture as you sip on freshly brewed tea served with wagashi and take in the natural scenery. A kimono option is available.
from ¥7,000
(1)
Food Tours
KYOTO

Authentic Kyoto Tea Ceremony near Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Located near the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kiyomizu-dera Temple, this traditional tea ceremony is held in Kyoto, the city where tea culture first emerged in Japan. Amid all the sightseeing, take a moment to slow down with a bowl of matcha.
from ¥2,500
(2)
Learn etiquette
Food Tours
TOKYO

Asakusa Bar Hopping Tour (Tokyo)

Join a bar-hopping tour and experience Asakusa like a local. A local guide will show you a side of Asakusa that most visitors do not get to experience. Enjoy food and drink while seeing a unique side of one of the most famous areas of Japan.
from ¥10,000
Food Tours
KYOTO

Kyoto Sake Brewery Tour in Fushimi Sake District

For over 400 years, Kyoto’s Fushimi Sake District has been producing some of Japan’s most premium sake. During this sake brewery tour, visit a sake museum, tour a historic brewery, and taste a variety of sakes with a guide.
from ¥24,200
(9)
Shopping time
Food Tours
KYOTO

Evening in Kyoto Pontocho Food Tour

Strolling through Kyoto’s Pontocho and Gion is like entering another era—all cobbled streets, amber lighting, and traditional architecture. Visit 4 stops and taste the delicate Kyoto cuisine, notable for its seasonal ingredients and presentation.
from ¥24,300
(8)
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Adachi Fish Market Tour

Tour Tokyo’s second largest fish market, enjoy a kaisendon (seafood bowl) for breakfast, and discover the strange and unique seafood that inhabit local waters, while getting inside tips on Japanese culture from a knowledgeable tour guide.
from ¥15,000
(2)
Food Tours
NAGANO

Miso in Matsumoto: Fermentation Factory Tour and Lunch

Learn all about miso in this tour of a miso factory in Matsumoto, Nagano! The factory has been in business since 1868 and ages its miso for up to three years. Try this rich miso in a variety of foods available after the factory tour like miso soup.
from ¥7,000
Rain or shine
Food Tours
KYOTO

Experience a Tea Ceremony in a 130-Year-Old Tearoom in Kyoto

Experience a Japanese tea ceremony in a 130-year-old townhouse in Kyoto! Learn about the history, culture, and etiquette of this ancient ritual, enjoy matcha with traditional Japanese sweets, and learn how to make matcha the traditional way.
from ¥4,000
(1)
Learn etiquette
Food Tours
FUKUOKA

Fukuoka After Dark: Bar Hopping and Street Food Adventure

Discover Fukuoka after dark for a bar hopping and street food adventure that you'll want to write home about! Gain exclusive access to hidden watering holes and take in the city's nightlife scene alongside a colorful host.
from ¥12,100
(3)
Nomihoudai
Private Experience
Food Tours
TOKYO

Private Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony & Wagashi in Tokyo

A genuine Japanese tea ceremony experience with interactive tea preparation and a lecture on the cultural significance and history of the ceremony. Enjoy the tea you make with traditional Japanese confections meant to be paired with matcha tea.
from ¥6,380
(2)
With 2 drinks
Private Experience
Food Tours
TOKYO

Back to Edo: Sensoji and Asakusa Food Tour

Centered on historic Asakusa, this tour covers Sensoji Temple (Tokyo’s oldest temple) and the neighboring Nakamise Shopping Street. Hear stories about the area from local guides and get insight into Japanese dining etiquette and food culture.
from ¥24,300
(5)
Shopping time
Food Tours
KYOTO

Table-Style Tea Ceremony at a 100-Year-Old Machiya in Kyoto

Pick your favorite tea bowl, experience a tea ceremony and learn how to make your own tea, then enjoy it together with traditional sweets in this unique tea ceremony experience in a machiya house in Kyoto that’s over 100 years old!
from ¥6,000
(1)
Food Tours
TOKYO

Breakfast Tour at One of the World's Largest Fish Markets

Look behind the curtain and see where many Tokyo restaurants get their meat, ingredients, and cooking utensils. Tsukiji Market's open streets give a complete view of over 360 establishments, including market stalls, shops, wholesalers, and more.
from ¥13,200
(1)
Food Tours
TOKYO

Shinjuku Golden Gai Private Izakaya Hopping Tour

This private tour welcomes small groups of up to 8 guests for an intimate exploration of Shinjuku Golden Gai, Tokyo’s nightlife hub right at the heart of Kabukicho. Enjoy food and drinks at 3 bars chosen by your guide to suit your preferences.
from ¥16,500
Private Experience
Food Tours
OKAYAMA

Private Japanese Tea Ceremony With a Tea Master (Okayama)

Experience a private Japanese tea ceremony with a Tea Master in Kurashiki, a charming city in Okayama. Witness a traditional tea ceremony, enjoy fresh matcha and wagashi, then make matcha yourself under the guidance of your Tea Master.
from ¥5,000
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tokyo Mystery Tour: Bike Ride, Unusual Museums, and More

Explore oddities and curiosities in Tokyo’s Meguro ward! With a guide by your side, hop on a bike & visit a mysterious museum, curious vending machine, climb a mysterious mountain, & enjoy some treats at a cool cafe.
from ¥19,500
(1)
With transport
Food Tours
GIFU

Gifu Walking & Cycling Tour in Takayama & Hida Furukawa

Soak in the lifestyle of rural Japan in this walking and cycling tour of Gifu. First, explore the thatched-roof village of Takayama, where you’ll enjoy a local lunch and a sake tasting, then cycle along the quaint countryscapes of Hida Furukawa.
from ¥38,750
Private Experience
Food Tours
KYOTO

Kyoto Soy Sauce, Miso, and Ponzu Tasting Tour w/ Cocktails

Dive into the history and production of three core Japanese ingredients – soy sauce, miso, and ponzu – on this immersive Kyoto brewery and shop tour that ends with drinking signature cocktails made from all three ingredients.
from ¥20,875
Food Tours
OSAKA

Nostalgic Shinsekai Osaka Street Food Tour

Osaka’s retro Shinsekai district is designed to evoke a cross between Coney Island and Paris–and it’s truly a wonderland of street food. Get your munchies satisfied on this tour of the cheerful, bustling neighborhood.
from ¥23,000
(3)
With 1 drink
Food Tours
KYOTO

Create a Handcrafted Sake Cup and Visit a Kyoto Sake Brewery

In Kyoto, the prefecture renowned for its sake production, learn about traditional methods used in sake making, then you’ll make your own sake cup out of cedar or cherry blossom wood, under the tutelage of a local craftsman.
from ¥12,000
(4)
Food Tours
MIYAGI

Sendai Back Alleys Izakaya Bar Hopping Tour

Weave through two of Sendai’s nostalgic drinking alleys, Bunka Yokocho and Iroha Yokocho, during this bar hopping tour. This intimate night out features three izakaya gastropubs where you’ll be seated elbow-to-elbow with your neighbor.
from ¥19,800
(3)
With 3 drinks
Food Tours
TOKYO

Local Tokyo Food and Drink Tour

From rowdy standing bars to traditional street food, savor the best of Japan’s culinary culture during this tour of two lesser-known Tokyo neighborhoods. Get off the beaten path and experience the city like a local with your English-speaking guide.
from ¥11,970
(1)
With dinner
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Best Food Tours in Japan

Curious about Japanese food culture? Maybe you’re planning a trip to Japan but don't know where to eat Japanese food that’s traditional and authentic. Browse these food tours in Japan and join your favorite experience to learn about local Japanese traditions and culture through food!

Led by local experts and food tourism industry professionals, culinary tours in Japan will give you access to some of the most delicious places to eat in Japan. ByFood offers gastronomy experiences and food tours in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and more! The world of Japanese food tours includes street food tours, fish market tours, bar hopping, and cultural immersion experiences like the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Join a ramen tour in Japan and experience the variety of regional ramen, visit a Japanese fish market for fresh sushi, or go bar hopping in Osaka, known as Japan’s party city! Whatever interests you have, there’s a food tour in Japan for you.