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TOKYO

Shibuya Scramble, Harajuku, & Takeshita Street Food Tour

Join a Harajuku & Takeshita Street food tour! Meet in Shibuya, enjoy views of the crossing, ride the Hachiko Bus, feast on street foods & snacks in Harajuku, visit Togo Shrine or Galaxy Harajuku, & end your adventure in Shibuya.
from¥15,000
Food Tours
TOKYO

Retro Shibuya Food Tour

The bustling entertainment and nightlife hub of Shibuya can be daunting to explore alone. With an in-the-know local guide, you’ll hit four local food stops on this retro Shibuya food tour, including an iconic ramen shop and a standing bar.
from¥24,300
(4)
With sake
Food Tours
FUKUOKA

Fukuoka at Night: Izakaya Foods & Local Ramen in Hakata

Enjoy a fun night in one of Japan’s ramen capitals — Hakata in Fukuoka Prefecture! Make new friends over food and drinks at a local izakaya, then head to a hidden ramen spot that is loved by locals for a late night bowl.
from¥23,000
(1)
byFood Original
Food Tours
TOKYO

Eat Like a Local: Food Tour of Ikebukuro, Akabane, and Jujo

No Tokyo tourist traps here! This tour covers the entertainment hotspot of Ikebukuro, the retro izakaya hub of Akabane, and the working-class Jujo district with a charming local shopping street. Come ready to fill up on pub foods and sake!
from¥19,800
Free drinks
Food Tours
KYOTO

Nishiki Market and Culture Walking Tour in Kyoto

This tour combines the cultural hotspots of Kyoto with its famous Nishiki Market, home to hundreds of shops selling everything from premium sake, to crunchy pickles, to savory rice crackers. Sightsee and snack your way through the area with a guide!
from¥14,500
(5)
Regional food
Food Tours
OSAKA

Blades of Steel: Japanese Knives, Museums, & Mochi in Sakai

Explore the world of Japanese knives on a Sakai City walking tour, featuring a historic cinnamon mochi shop, the Sakai Knife and Craft Museum, & an exclusive visit to the Yamawaki Knife Company for a tour, sharpening lesson, & custom knife order.
from¥10,000
(1)
Regional food
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tea Ceremony and Wagashi Making in Traditional Tea Room

Join this captivating, culturally immersive experience in the heart of Tokyo, in the tranquil setting of a traditional Japanese tea room. Enjoy a Japanese tea ceremony guided by a local expert, and learn about its history and etiquette.
from¥7,000
(2)
Learn etiquette
Food Tours
KYOTO

Kyoto Tea Town Tour for Matcha Lovers

Come to Uji, Kyoto – the birthplace of tea in Japan – for a hands-on tea experience. Grind tea leaves, whisk your own bowl of matcha, attend an authentic tea ceremony at a beautiful tea house, and indulge in a meal of tea soba and matcha rice cakes.
from¥20,000
(1)
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tea Ceremony (Sado), Matcha, & Wagashi-Making in Tokyo

Make wagashi (traditional Japanese desserts), matcha, & enjoy a tea ceremony (sado) demonstration in Tokyo’s quaint Setagaya neighborhood. This experience includes an expert, English-speaking guide & a take-home souvenir.
from¥8,000
with matcha learn etiquette
Food Tours
KYOTO

Uncovering Uji: Premium Tea, Shrines & Spirituality in Kyoto

Uncover the intricacies of Japanese tea via a road less traveled in Uji–Kyoto's most famous tea-producing region. You'll learn the nuances of regional teas, soak up Uji's history, and journey to cultural landmarks alongside a knowledgeable host.
from¥1,000
(2)
Tea experience
Private Experience
Food Tours
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
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

Tsukiji Outer Market Tour and Unlimited Sake Tasting

Explore the Tsukiji outer market with a fish expert and sake seminar guide. Buy a variety of food from the market to enjoy at a private sake salon with unlimited sake tastings.
from¥11,000
(1)
Food Tours
AICHI

Regional Nagoya Food Tour

Nagoya’s specialty dishes, like tebasaki (chicken wings) and red miso dishes are packed full of flavor! Enjoy succulent fried pork cutlets, comforting miso nikomi udon, and other regional must-eats during this Nagoya food tour.
from¥13,000
With 1 drink
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
TOKYO

Tokyo Sake Tour: Shrines, Temples & Izakaya Hopping

Enjoy Tokyo’s lively nightlife in this sake-themed outing that includes touring sake-related shrines and temples while learning about their history and customs, then clinking cups of sake with locals in two izakaya restaurants.
from¥10,000
Food Tours
TOKYO

Izakaya Hopping in Kamata – Tokyo

Go izakaya hopping in Kamata, a neighborhood you won’t find in your typical Tokyo tourist guidebook. You’ll explore the local food streets, visit two izakayas, enjoy food & drinks at each stop, & wander down a local shopping street.
from¥16,800
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
TOKYO

Shinjuku Walking Tour: Godzilla, Golden Gai & Street Food

Join a 4-hour guided walking tour of Tokyo’s largest entertainment district–Shinjuku! Visit essential landmarks like Omoide Yokocho, Kabukicho, Nishi-Shinjuku, Godzilla & more. This tour includes Japanese food & is FREE for kids!
from¥18,900
(2)
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
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
(1)
Food Tours
TOKYO

Kawaii Food Tour in Harajuku

Join a local tour guide for a deep-dive into the kawaii, colorful world of Harajuku and Omotesando! Explore trendy Takashita Street, tasting the most Insta-worthy treats, then visit a special Japanese shop featuring traditional treats from Niigata.
from¥23,000
(3)
With dessert
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
(2)
Food Tours
MIYAGI

Sake in the Sea: Immersive Sake Storage Voyage in Kesennuma

An underwater treasure trove of Japanese sake awaits! Hop aboard a fishing boat and cruise out into the oyster farms to retrieve the bottles, which have been fermenting for several months. Back on land, enjoy a tasting of this uniquely aged sake.
from¥35,000
(1)
With sake
Food Tours
EHIME

Day as a Mikan Farmer! Ehime Mikan Picking, Marmalade Making

Enjoy a day on the mikan farm while harvesting fresh mandarin oranges with local farmers in Yawatahama, Ehime prefecture. Make fresh juice and homemade marmalade from the premium unshu mikan picked from beautiful mountainside terraced farms.
from¥16,176
(1)
Shopping time
Food Tours
NARA

Nara Tour: Kakinoha Zushi, Sake Tasting, Craft Beer, & Mochi

History, culture, sake, & craft beer in Nara? Look no further. Try kakinoha zushi (a local specialty), visit a sake distillery for a tasting, try craft beer at a brewery, enjoy a Japanese dinner, & stop by Nara's famous mochi shop for dessert.
from¥15,000
(1)
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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.