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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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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
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
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TOKYO

Eat and Drink Like a Local in Ueno

Just outside of the restless Tokyo city center, there are bars, restaurants, and shops that are seldom frequented by tourists. During this tour, your guide will give you the opportunity to have an authentic and local experience in Ueno.
from¥16,470
(3)
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

Private Shimbashi Izakaya Tour With Sake Sommelier (Tokyo)

Spend the night as a Japanese salaryman! This private izakaya tour in Shimbashi will take you off the beaten path to local izakaya, teach you about Japanese food, drinking culture, & customs. Enjoy izakaya dishes, seafood, sake, & pork skewers.
from¥38,766
With Sake
Private Experience
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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
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

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
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
(1)
25% discount
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
TOKYO

Tsukiji Fish Market and Sushi Making Tour

An unforgettable tour for seafood lovers! Discover the wonders of the famous Tsukiji Outer Market, tasting samples of Japanese snacks and green teas. Then, dive into a hands-on sushi making class, taught by a professional chef.
from¥18,000
(5)
No strollers
Food Tours
TOKYO

Private Ramen Tour in Tokyo by Local Ramen Expert Hiroshi

Join ramen expert Hiroshi, who comes from a family with generations in the business of ramen-making, and take a personalized tour in Tokyo, trying two different styles of ramen at two of his recommended ramen shops.
from¥15,000
(4)
Pick a location
Private Experience
Food Tours
TOKYO

Backstreets of Tokyo Private Bike Tour

Cycling around Asakusa, Tokyo’s historic district, you’ll explore temples, alleyways, and shopping streets, while tasting succulent street food. Learn about the hidden gems and dive deeper into this popular tourist area with a local guide.
from¥11,000
(2)
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
(1)
Learn etiquette
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)
Free for kids
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
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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
TOKYO

Sake Tasting, Local Bars, and Izakaya Hopping in Shinbashi

Embark on sake tasting, visit local bars, & go izakaya hopping in Shinbashi – one of Tokyo’s famous salaryman districts. Explore the area, visit 3 izakaya & bars (one of which is a sake-tasting bar), & enjoy food & drinks at each stop.
from¥12,700
Food Tours
TOKYO

Old-Town Shinagawa: History, Shinto Shrines, Tea, & More

Journey back to Japan's Edo period with a walking tour in Shinagawa. Visit historic landmarks, Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, try street food, tea & more. If you’re keen to explore a part of Tokyo devoid of tourist crowds, this is for you!
from¥9,000
Private Experience
Food Tours
TOKYO

Shimbashi Night Tour: Shrines, Food, & Culture

Experience a night out in Shimbashi–one of Tokyo’s most prominent business and “salaryman” districts. Visit Karasumori Shrine, explore backstreets, eat at 3 different Japanese restaurants, and learn about the area's history from a multilingual guide.
from¥18,900
25% discount
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tokyo Old Town Food Tour in Yanaka Ginza

One of Tokyo’s most charming neighborhoods, Yanaka Ginza is off the usual tourist track. Come sample Japanese street foods, learn about the area’s history, and absorb the flavors and sights of this adorable cat-themed shopping street!
from¥24,200
(3)
Shopping time
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

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

Tokyo Old Town Nostalgia Private Food Tour Of Yanaka Ginza

Join a Yanaka Ginza food tour & a tea ceremony experience in Tokyo! Dine at local Japanese restaurants (soba noodles, omurice), enjoy a tea ceremony & matcha-making experience, & visit a tea house to enjoy a sip (tea) & sweets (anmitsu).
from¥22,800
25% discount
Food Tours
TOKYO

Asakusa Family-Friendly Tour: Sensoji, Nakamise, & Food

Searching for a family-friendly day out in Tokyo? Look no further! Join this walking tour of the historic Asakusa district alongside a multilingual guide. Visit landmarks like Sensoji Temple & Nakamise Street, and enjoy various street foods.
from¥19,800
Special offer
Food Tours
TOKYO

Asakusa Kimono and Traditional Culture Food Tour

Don a Japanese kimono of your choice and explore Tokyo’s most traditional district: Asakusa! Try tasty Japanese street foods and yakiniku (barbecue) at a specialty restaurant, then, finish the experience with a traditional tea ceremony.
from¥28,800
Wear kimono
Food Tours
TOKYO

Tasting and Tour at One of Tokyo’s Oldest Sake Breweries

Ozawa Shuzo sake brewery is the perfect place to catch a breath of fresh air away from the bustle of the metropolis. Taste fine sakes made using crisp water that trickles down from the surrounding mountains, then enjoy a vegetarian lunch.
from¥19,800
With sake
Food Tours
TOKYO

Togoshi Ginza Street Food Tour With Karaage & Yakitori

Embark on a gastronomic adventure through Togoshi Ginza on this street food tour! Discover the finest local stalls, treating yourself to mouthwatering delights like karaage, yakitori, onigiri, curry pan, and Japanese pudding.
from¥13,500
With 1 drink
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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.