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Tokyo Food Tours
Some of the finest food in the world can be found in Tokyo, but where to start? Joining a food tour in Tokyo is the best way to experience the tastiest bites in town, especially considering this megacity is home to 137,000+ restaurants!
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TOKYO

Cherry Blossom Festival: Evening in Nakameguro 2024

Celebrate sakura season in style during this food tour in chic Nakameguro. When evening falls, the cherry blossom trees lining the river are aglow in a wash of pink—a stunning sight that’s made all the more special with tasty treats.
from¥23,000
(2)
Shopping time
Food Tours
TOKYO

The Midnight Diners: Tokyo Experience

In the eclectic Harmonica Yokocho drinking alley, hop from bar to bar, chatting with your trilingual guide and locals, and trying creative food and drinks like horse meat shumai and tea-infused cocktails.
from¥15,500
(23)
No strollers
Food Tours
TOKYO

Harajuku Food Tour with Shizuka: Kawaii Sweets & Street Food

Join the host of Japan byFood’s Youtube channel, Shizuka Anderson, for an unforgettable tour of Harajuku! Enjoy both sweet and savory street food, purikura photos, shopping, and a meal together with drinks.
from¥30,000
(8)
byFood Original
Food Tours
TOKYO

The Midnight Diners: Special Sakura Edition!

For a limited time, enjoy the special spring version of the Midnight Diners tour! See beautiful sakura trees in bloom and then hit up the local bars and izakaya in Kichijoji.
from¥19,500
(1)
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tasting 6 Mini Bowls of Ramen at 3 Award Winning Shops

Hit 3 top ramen spots in Shibuya and Ebisu. Eating a total of 6 mini bowls, discover the range of Japanese ramen types and get insights into ramen culture!
from¥18,500
(18)
Food Tours
TOKYO

Shinjuku After Dark Izakaya Tour

With a local bar-hopping expert, discover Shinjuku’s nightlife and the best bars and restaurants in the area. Dine at izakaya gastropubs and standing bars and fill up on classic Japanese bar foods during this fun night out!
from¥18,000
(48)
With 3 drinks
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tuna Cutting Show with All-You-Can-Eat Fresh Tuna Sushi

See how these giant tuna are transformed from fish to sashimi! Groups will be taught different aspects of tuna preparation and history in Japan with unlimited food and drink and the opportunity for light audience participation.
from¥30,000
(5)
Tabehoudai
Food Tours
TOKYO

Shibuya Food Tour With An Expert Guide

Explore the bustling streets of Shibuya on this 4-hour Tokyo food tour! With an English-speaking guide to give you his local cultural insights, you'll sample five delicious foods at eateries like a DIY barbecue restaurant and a Japanese-style pub.
from¥19,500
(15)
With dessert
Food Tours
TOKYO

Wasabi Farm Tour in Okutama, Tokyo

Join your guide, an Aussie journalist-turned-farmer, and discover Japan’s precious fresh wasabi, tasting the real deal for yourself. A rare treat, come and learn how one of the world’s most expensive crops is cultivated in Okutama.
from¥7,000
(27)
Food Tours
TOKYO

LGBTQ+ Tokyo Eating and Drinking Tour

Check out two of Tokyo’s thriving LGBTQ+ neighborhoods, historic Asakusa and the Nichome gayborhood, which is home to 300+ bars. Learn about the history of the areas, and chat about Tokyo’s queer communtity with a local guide over dinner and drinks.
from¥12,000
(9)
With 2 drinks
Food Tours
TOKYO

Vegan / Vegetarian Ramen Tour in Tokyo

Taste 2 mini bowls of Hokkaido-style ramen and 2 mini bowls of fusion ramen during this vegan food tour in Tokyo!
from¥13,000
(7)
Near station
Food Tours
TOKYO

The All Star Tokyo Food Tour

Traverse the maze of retro, 1970s-style eateries of Yurakucho’s Gado Shita, a favorite watering hole of Japanese businessmen that’s built under the train tracks. Then hit glitzy Ginza, and the workingman’s off-hours playground of Shinbashi.
from¥25,200
(4)
No strollers
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market Tour

Experience the hustle and bustle of Tokyo's famous Tsukiji Fish Market on a guided tour! Learn about the culture and history of this iconic market, sample seafood delicacies, and get an inside look into the daily lives of fishmongers.
from¥13,000
(16)
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Shibuya Scramble: Hidden Bars & Lively Izakayas

Experience true Tokyo nightlife with a bar hop and izakaya crawl through Shibuya! Visit a selection of hidden bars, local watering holes, and explore the city’s backstreets alongside your English-speaking Japanese guide.
from¥6,000
(2)
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Toshimaya Shuzo Sake Brewery Tour

Unlock the secrets of Japanese sake during a visit to one of Tokyo’s oldest sake breweries. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the meticulous brewing process, enjoy a sake pairing, and learn about the history of this beloved national drink.
from¥14,000
(4)
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Shinjuku Nightlife: Omoide Yokocho, Golden Gai, & Kabukicho

Eat and drink your way through Shinjuku–Tokyo’s renowned nightlife district–alongside an English-speaking Japanese guide. Discover hidden bars, local izakayas, make friends, and lifelong memories during this quintessential nightlife experience.
from¥6,000
(2)
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Traditional Tea Ceremony in Ginza

Experience the ancient ritual of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in the heart of Ginza, Tokyo. Enjoy the calming atmosphere of the tea house while learning the intricacies of this time-honored practice and its spiritual significance.
from¥3,500
(3)
Near station
Food Tours
TOKYO

Members Only Japanese Bars: Sips and Secrets in Ebisu

Visit local bars with high-quality craft cocktails, Japanese whiskey, nihonshu sake, and light bites: soup, dessert. Enthusiastic high energy guide, knowledgeable master bartenders make personalized drinks while you laugh and learn about real Japan.
from¥16,380
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tokyo Local Bike Tour for Foodies

Explore the delicious flavors and attractions of Tokyo on two wheels! Join our Tokyo bike tour and experience the city's best eats in the eclectic neighborhoods of Nakano, Koenji, and Asagaya. Come and see Tokyo through a local’s eyes!
from¥12,000
(8)
With lunch
Food Tours
TOKYO

Local Tokyo Nightlife Shibuya Bar Hopping Tour

Go on a barhopping tour for a real taste of Shibuya’s nightlife! Go on a crawl through three to four unique restaurants and bars, with free shots at each spot. Take this opportunity to experience the nightlife, and meet new people over drinks!
from¥5,220
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tokyo Yakitori and Ramen Tour in Shinjuku

Embark on a culinary journey through the busy streets of Shinjuku. Savor the smoky, succulent skewers of yakitori, and a steaming bowl of hearty ramen—all while learning about Japan's iconic food and drinking culture.
from¥18,000
(1)
Learn etiquette
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
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
(1)
Learn etiquette
Private Experience
Food Tours
TOKYO

Refreshing Morning Walk and Brunch Around Meiji Shrine

Experience Japan’s sacred atmosphere and kawaii culture with a morning walk through Meiji Shrine and Harajuku! Get lost in the surrounding nature, and make wishes at the shrine. End your morning with brunch in Harajuku, Tokyo’s fashion hub.
from¥4,000
Learn etiquette
Food Tours
TOKYO

Shinjuku Food Tour: Omoide Yokocho, Kabukicho and Golden Gai

Explore Shinjuku’s famous nightlife areas! A local tour guide will whisk you away to several bars, hitting the laid-back Omoide Yokocho for yakitori, passing the red light district Kabukicho, and landing at an Izakaya in Golden Gai, a Tokyo icon.
from¥23,800
(13)
With 1 drink
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market: Seafood, Japanese Knives, and Shrine

Embark on a walking tour of Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji Fish Market alongside an English-speaking guide! Feast on fresh seafood, hop around various food stalls, learn about the market’s history, engage with vendors, and make memories to last a lifetime.
from¥15,000
(1)
Rain or shine
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tokyo Ramen Tour with the Ramen Adventurer

Taste two slurp-worthy bowls of ramen in Shinjuku with the Ramen Adventurer! Find out about the different categories of ramen and taste two different styles: one that’s light and umami, and another that’s packed with intensely fatty flavor.
from¥18,000
With transport
Food Tours
TOKYO

Bike and Boat Tour of Asakusa, Tsukiji, and Fukagawa

Led by a bilingual guide, this adventurous tour takes you cycling through the backstreets of Asakusa, strolling through Tsukiji Fish Market, and cruising down the Sumida River on a boat, with a view of the stunning Tokyo skyline.
from¥22,000
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where Can I Find the Best Food in Tokyo?

The best food in Tokyo is scattered throughout town—from central city locations to residential neighborhoods. A Tokyo back alley (yokocho) food tour is another great place to track down some tasty bites.

What is the Most Popular Food in Tokyo?

The limit does not exist. Mouthwatering sushi, crispy karaage, plump gyoza, decadent ramen, piping hot yakitori, pillowy takoyaki… We’ll stop before we start drooling.

What Are the Best Tokyo Food Tours With Kids?

Street food and food market tours are a safe bet when you’ve got kids in tow. These tours tend to involve sightseeing and walking, which serves as ideal entertainment for little ones with short attention spans. Any tours involving interactivity are also a sure thing! Think of hand-making sweets and any tour with a cooking component.

Does Tokyo Have Good Nightlife?

Yes! Tokyo is a 24-hour city with a high-energy nightlife scene. After a late-night food tour in Tokyo? Shibuya has got you covered. Fancy a food and sake tour in Tokyo? Golden Gai and Omoide Yokocho in Shinjuku won’t let you down.

What Can I Expect From a Tokyo Food Tour?

The limit does not exist! Our Tokyo Food Tours offer a range of culinary adventures, so you have endless possibilities. Some of our most popular experiences include walking food tours, izakaya hopping, street food adventures, sushi escapades, ramen experiences, and back alley (yokocho) tours.

What Types of Food Can I Expect To Try on a Tokyo Food Tour?

Our Tokyo Food Tours offer a range of Japanese culinary delights! You can expect Tokyo Food Tours that feature foods including ramen, gyoza, sushi, takoyaki, yakisoba, yakitori, kaiseki, various street foods, and more.

How Long Does a Tokyo Food Tour Last?

It varies depending on the type of experience; however, typically you can expect a Tokyo Food Tour to last anywhere from 1 hour to 3 or 4 (if visiting multiple locations).

Are There Vegetarian or Vegan Options Available on a Tokyo Food Tour?

Yes! There are plenty of Tokyo Food Tours that cater to dietary restrictions, including vegetarian and vegan. On the listing page, you can filter experiences by selecting your dietary restriction and applying the filter to see all the experiences that fit your needs.

How Do I Book a Tokyo Food Tour?

First, use the search bar and filters to find a specific experience. Then, select the date for the experience and the number of participants. Add extra information–such as dietary restrictions–in the additional notes section. Then, make the payment. If the host has set the experience to ‘Instant Confirmation,’ the booking will be confirmed automatically. If the host has set the experience to ‘Manual Confirmation’ the host will either confirm or reject your booking. You’ll likely receive a reply within one business day. After confirmation, you will receive detailed meeting instructions and access info.

Can I Customize a Tokyo Food Tour to My Preferences?

Yes, you can fully customize your Tokyo Food Tour experience based on your preferences. By using the search bar and filters, you can select from a range of options to narrow down a Tokyo Food Tour experience that’s perfect for you.

Tour Tokyo via Food

Tokyo–the buzzing capital city of Japan and home to a jaw-dropping 124.9 million people–is a gastronomic paradise for food lovers. Renowned for its diverse culinary scene, Tokyo offers many food experiences that will tantalize your taste buds and leave a lasting impression. Attention foodies: From crispy karaage and pillowy gyoza to decadent ramen and fresh sushi, we’ve got a Tokyo food tour for you!

The Best Food Tours in Tokyo

Tokyo is home to some of the finest sushi restaurants in the world. Tokyo has it all if you're looking for a Michelin-starred establishment or a humble sushi-ya tucked away in a narrow alley. The sushi here is prepared with the utmost precision and attention to detail, using the freshest ingredients sourced from local and international waters. From the rich, fatty cuts of tuna to the delicate flavors of uni (sea urchin), every bite of sushi in Tokyo is a revelation. Now, where to start? From bayside fish markets to a Tokyo street food tour, the best sushi in Tokyo won’t be hard to come by.

Another must-try food experience in Tokyo is ramen. This beloved noodle dish has a cult following in the city, with countless ramen shops scattered throughout its neighborhoods. Each shop boasts its own unique style and flavor, from the rich and creamy tonkotsu (pork bone) broth to the spicy and tangy miso broth. Slurping a piping hot bowl of ramen in a cozy shop is an experience that will warm both your body and soul.

The Best Street Food in Tokyo

Tokyo is also a haven for street food enthusiasts, but where to find the best street food in Tokyo? If you’re eager to get in, a walking food tour through the bustling streets of Shibuya or Shinjuku will serve you well. Here you'll find energetic food stalls offering an array of delectable treats. Takoyaki, a popular street food snack, consists of small, savory balls filled with diced octopus, topped with tangy sauce, mayonnaise, and bonito flakes. Yakitori, skewered and grilled chicken, is another favorite, with various cuts and flavors available, including succulent chicken thighs and crispy chicken skin. Going in search of these street food delights allows you to immerse yourself in the vibrant food culture of Tokyo and interact with friendly vendors, making it one of the best food tours for solo travelers. Another great way to taste Japanese street food is by joining a bar-hopping tour in Tokyo, which will take you to several Japanese bars and pubs.

Tokyo Food Markets

Tokyo is also a haven for food markets, where you can explore a plethora of fresh produce, seafood, and street food. This is where some of the best food tours in Tokyo take place. Tsukiji Fish Market, one of the largest fish markets in the world, is a must-visit for seafood enthusiasts. Witness the lively auction of the morning's catch and indulge in some of the freshest sushi and sashimi. Ameya-Yokocho Market, affectionately known as "Ameyoko," in Ueno is another lively market where you can find a wide range of goods, including fresh fruits, spices, clothes, and street food. The market's vibrant atmosphere and diverse offerings make it a treasure trove for foodies and bargain hunters.

Michelin Dining Experiences

Moving from markets to Michelin, Tokyo is home to many upscale dining experiences. The city boasts many Michelin-starred restaurants, offering exquisite Japanese and international cuisines. This is where to go if you’re after the best food tours in Tokyo to avoid crowds. These fine dining establishments showcase the pinnacle of culinary artistry, combining exquisite flavors, innovative techniques, and impeccable presentation. From kaiseki, a traditional multi-course Japanese meal, to French haute cuisine with a Japanese twist, Tokyo's fine dining scene is a gastronomic adventure that will stay with you forever.

Specialty Tokyo Food Tours

Tokyo offers various food experiences that cater to every palate and preference. While traveling with dietary restrictions may come with concerns, we’re here to ease your woes. In the past, Japan has had a reputation for being difficult to navigate regarding food allergies or restrictions. However, the land of the rising sun has come a long way (especially since the Olympics and especially in Tokyo). Whether indulging in fresh bites of sushi, feasting on street food delights, immersing yourself in themed restaurants, or uncovering the best secret food tours in Tokyo, this city is the place to experience it all.