Experience our privately-guided Tokyo food tour. This is a tour for food lovers or culinary enthusiasts who would like to enjoy Japanese gourmet food from the sophisticated to locals in Tokyo. You will not only see, but taste various Japanese food throughout the tour.
Tokyo Gourmet Private Tour - Sample Itinerary (8 hours)
Tokyo received the largest number of Michelin stars among cities in the world, which arguably gives the city the title of one of the "Gourmet Capitals of the World". This tour will introduce gourmet culture in Tokyo from centuries-old traditional shops to the latest trends in Tokyo. Learn what makes Tokyo food scene so incredible by seeing a diversity of its food culture and sampling delicious foods.
Visit Tsukiji Outer Fish Market, one of the world's largest seafood markets. The Jogai Sijo, outer market, in the morning, is a vibrant market with various kinds of seafood and a great number of buyers. Stroll around the market to see various Japanese food including fish, seafood, meat, vegetables, tea and ingredients that play important roles in Japanese cuisine. Enjoy tasting fresh sashimi, grilled seafood, fish cake, egg omelette, even dim sum and Japanese croquettes. Japanese kitchen tools such as high-quality knifes are also in good selection. Your guide is happy to recommend a sushi stand in the market for your breakfast, if you wish.
After Tsukiji, move to Ginza, Japan's most prestigious area where tradition and innovation coexist. Established department stores filled with high-end shops are lined along the main street. You will be escorted to "Depachika", the basement floor of department stores, which is known as food paradise. You will find high-end gourmet from all over Japan such as fruits, sweets, bread, deli, bento box in the beautiful presentation.
If you are also interested in sake (Japanese rice wine), your guide will take you to a shop with a great selection of Japanese Sake. Sample and learn a various kinds of Japanese Sake from all over Japan, and find your favorite one. The guide is happy to explain how sake is made and how differences in tastes arise.
For your lunch, our guide will be pleased to recommend local eatery ranging from casual popular Ramen shop to upscale starred restaurant. So let us know your favorite food. Experience the latest food trend in Tokyo.
Roppongi is known as a center of sophisticated culture and gourmet. Visit a pastry shop of worldly-renowned Japanese pattissier. You will find a row of beautifully crafted cakes, chocolates and pastries. Choose your favorite one and enjoy its refined taste at the cafe. If you are interested, you can also stop by a Wagashi (Japanese traditional confectionary) shop with the history of more than 400 years. You will see a variety of Wagashi with seasonal flavors created by skilled confectioners.
In contrast with glittering upscale neighborhood of Roppongi, Azabu Juban still retains local and traditional atmosphere. Azabujuban has been developed in old days as a temple town, and is now lined with interesting shops and restaurants that cater to expats and Japanese. Some of the famous traditional shops include Taiyaki (fish-shaped traditional cake with bean paste), bean snack (centuries-old shop of nuts and beans snack) and sake shop, as well as bakery, café, bar, groceries and supermarkets, and more.
If you prefer having a lunch during the tour at one of the popular upscale restaurants, it is better to book in advance.
Price for this sample itinerary
(price per group)
|2 persons||3 persons||4 persons|
(10% consumption tax included)
Including: English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, public transportation
Not Including: Meals
- The price is for the above sample itinerary.
- We will customize your own tour depending on your interests and time. Include any site you wish. The duration of your tour can be arranged from 4 hours.
- Private car can be arranged for extra fee
- Please contact for more than 5 persons
Other Activities we can arrange in your tour
- Cooking class of Soba (buckwheat noodles) and Japanese cuisine (subject to availability)
- Meet with owner of Japanese confectionery shop (subject to availability)
- Local gourmet shops
- Lunch or dinner at an Michelin star restaurants
- Lunch or dinner at a good local restaurant
For more details, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Extra fees may be added to your tour price for certain activities.
Request for a Private Tour
To request for a Tokyo Private Tour, contact us by E-mail (email@example.com). Please tell us the following information:
- Your name
- Number of persons in the group
- Date of Tour
- Starting time and length of tour
- Meeting place
- Places you would like to visit (or write "recommended travel" if you would like us to plan your day)
- Lunch requests
- Allergies or food you cannot eat
Private Tours in other destinations
We can also arrange privately-guided tours in other destinations throughout Japan. Your tours can be tailored to your specific interests such as culture, food, and nature.
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