We’re really proud for being listed on CNN Travel as one of the best tours happening in Japan!
“Arigato presents a blend of authentic and popular cuisines with historic and cultural context. You’re not simply gorging on good food, you’re learning why Tokyo eats what it eats. And if you come hungry, you’ll leave happy.” – Thanks Mo Mozuch from Newsweek!
According to Condé Nast Traveler, our Asakusa food tour is “An excellent way to see one of Tokyo’s most compelling neighborhoods, this tour is great for foodies of all ages.” — Thank you!
Nichole of The Traveling Blondie took our Japanese Street Food Tour in Shibuya, calling it “one of the highlights of our time in Japan. It is such a great company to connect you with Tokyo, especially if you’re new to the food in Japan and want to learn more about the culture and cuisine.” We were glad to be of help, Nichole!
Kei of T Ching comments on our Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour, stating “If you’re looking to simplify your experience in Uji and meet fellow food and tea lovers, Arigato Food Tours is the way the go.” Thank you for your critique, Kei!
Julian of Kantan Japan takes our Hidden Gem Food Tour of Shimbashi, eating great-tasting and exotic food in this Salary-man’s Heaven!
The staff at Obsessed with Japan takes Luxury Cocktail tour, calling it, “A great way to explore Ginza and Shimbashi and discover places you would not get access without a local guide. And I guess this is exactly what Arigatou Japan Tour does best, connecting people and inviting you into places you would not find by yourself. They definitely get my stamp of approval!“
Claire of The Japan Times writes about the growth of food tourism in Japan, and speaks with Arigato’s very own general manager, Lauren, on the topic!
Claudia of Yoko Lost In Japan takes our food tour of Sugamo, tasting its traditional local dishes and learning about what makes this wonderful local neighborhood popular for people of all ages!
We helped Chiara from MATCHA discover the food at Sugamo, a less-explored area of Tokyo, where she also had the chance to learn Japanese calligraphy!
Judith of Psychology Today believes that visiting Japan and experiencing its culture and hospitality is beneficial to one’s mental health. See how our Nishiki Market tour in Kyoto fits into that!
Brian of I May Roam believes that joining a food tour is a must at the beginning of every trip. See how taking our Street Food Tour helped him plan the rest of his trip!
Sherry of Ottsworld went on our Old Town Tokyo Food Tour to experience something unusual in Tokyo, and we deliverered!
Eric from Food And Drink Destinations went on our Kyoto Casual Evening tour in Pontocho and Gion, saying “We learned so much about the food in Kyoto. They promised to offer up dishes we never would have tried on our own and they delivered. Our guide was so knowledgable and we left fully stuffed for sure!“
Aymeric and Larisa of Modern Living learn what a classic Japanese breakfast in Tsukiji is like on our tour of the food market!
José of National Geographic gives Spanish-speaking guests in Shibuya a few reasons to take our Street Food Tour!
To anyone staying at Shibuya Stream Excel Hotel Tokyu, Brian of I May Room suggests “If you want to sample authentic Japanese fare, while learning the history behind what you’re eating, check out Arigato’s Japanese Street Food Tour.“
Tina and her family are Hangry by Nature, and our Crazy, Cute, Kawaii food tour hits the spot in more ways than one!
Carla and Martin of Brindamos por viajar get educated on the wonders of sake during our eye-opening tour of Saijo in Hiroshima!
Steph of Step by Steph shows readers the benefits of going on a food tour with her step-by-Steph walkthrough of our Golden Gai Shinjuku Tour!
Watch Riken of Riken Magic enjoy one scrumptious feast after another on our tour of Shinjuku’s Golden Gai!
Sergio and Alejandra of Ahí Vamos experience no shortage of pleasant surprises when they explore Osaka’s Dotonbori street with us!
Eric is back for a fourth tour with our guide Asami, this one being our Luxury Tokyo Sake, Cocktail, Whisky and Pairing Tour!
Katie of Two Wandering Soles has a list exciting things to do in Osaka, and right at number 10 is our Shinsekai Street Food Tour!
shermyyy took some wonderful pictures of our Family Food Tour in Asakusa for all to see on Instagram!
We reunite with Brittany of The Sweet Wanderlust, this time at Uji for the Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour!
Jean of Traveling Honeybird goes off the beaten path of our Crazy, Cute, Kawaii Food Tour to explore the more culinary of Harajuku!
Stuart attends our Flavors of Japan food tour and samples all sorts of delicacies!
Linda of JustLuxe went on our Shibuya Street Food Tour and recommends it for all foodies visiting the area!
Despite living in Japan for about 8 years, Jenn the Osharegirl still experienced and learned a ton of new stuff when she joined our Hidden Gem Food Tour in Shimbashi!
byFood launches the pilot episode of their Tabesugi podcast with our Allstar Food Tour! Come read and listen to what they and all the guests thought!
Brittany of The Sweet Wanderlust is a lover of all things cute and sweet, making our Crazy, Cute, Kawaii Food Tour right up her alley!
Eric and our guide Asami meet up for a third time on the Classic Tsukuji Breakfast Tour, and once again loved every minute of it!
Scott of Travel Pulse has a long list of recommended activities to do in Japan, topping the list off with our Retro Shibuya Food Tour!
“Arigato Food Tours offer an ‘Old Town Tokyo Food Tour’ where you can soak up the ambiance of this charming corner of the city while simultaneously filling your belly to the brim.” Well said, Lucy of Gaijin Pot!
Toni and Drew, a.k.a. 2 Aussie Travellers, attended both our Asakusa and Allstar Food Tours, stating “We totally enjoyed both of our Arigato Japan tours. They each included plenty of food spread across the 3-hour tour and it was both good quality and interesting in its variety.“
Tina, a luxury travel writer for Our World Travel Selfies, says “I found the tour with Arigato very useful and our tour guide Asami was incredible. I learned about the food, manners, culture and insider tips of the unique places that we visit. I also met fellow travelers and we had a great time together.” Thank you, Tina!
Tina of Our World Travel Selfies continues her journey through Japan by attending our Casual Pontocho Evening Food Tour, accomplishing her dream of visiting Kyoto all the while!
Tina of Our World Travel Selfies concludes her tour of Japan with our Nightlife Osaka Food Tour, filling her head (and stomach!) with the most delicious memories that will surely last a lifetime!
Anne and her family behind Pretraveller had a jam-packed trip in Tokyo, which was made easier thanks to our Crazy, Cute, Kawaii Food Tour in Harajuku!
The athletic Sharon of the National Post combines her sports tour with our food tours in Tsukiji and Pontocho to create a unique experience that all marathon runners traveling to Japan should try for themselves!
Pierre attends another one of our tours, this time the Old Town Tokyo Food Tour and experiences a different side to Tokyo from the past.
Bontenmaru gives us a walkthrough in German of our Crazy, Cute, Kawaii Food Tour and what you get dine on when you choose this tour!
“Arigato Japan’s Classic Tsukiji Breakfast Tour was another amazing food tour experience. I appreciate this tour not only for the variety of seafood that I tried but also for how much I was able to learn about Tokyo and the Japanese way of living. This was not just a walking food tour of Tsukiji Market, but also a chance to learn more about what my favorite city has to offer.” Thank you Milet of Project Gora!
“We especially recommend Arigato Japan Food Tours for people who don’t know where to eat, want to try going to a variety of shops, and want to enjoy walking around the city. Please check their website for more details about the tour and how to make reservations.” Thank you to the JAPAN HOPPERS editors for taking part in our Golden Gai Shinjuku Tour and writing such a nice piece!
With the impending Olympics, Japan is becoming a hot place for tourism, and Travel Pulse describes what you can see and do on our Yanaka and Asakusa tours!
Vicki of Jigsaw Japan goes on our Flavors of Japan tour in Tokyo and gets to sample food from all over the country at the wonderful Antenna Shops, all without needing to leave the city!
Emily knows a lot about the most bizarre places to visit in Tokyo, but even a seasoned traveler like her needs help finding the best places to eat and nagivating their menus. This is where our Allstar Food Tour came to the rescue!
Taylor of Taylor Travels takes part in our Tokyo’s #1 Family Food Tour where she encounters one new experience after another in Asakusa! Come see if this tour is right for you, too!
Ha of Expatolife explores Yanaka and takes part in a traditional tea ceremony through our Old Town Tokyo Food Tour! Read about all her experiences and see if you’d like to experience the same!
Hailing from Italy, Mariachiara details the benefits of joining a food tour, and reaps those benefits while participating in our Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour!
Josh and Ashley of Way Away discover (and make!) “some of the best matcha in the world that you can get” on our Matcha Kyoto Green Tea Tour! Watch and see what else they discover!
Emily Cole of Kids and Compass “would hand on heart recommend Arigato Japan Food Tours, and the Asakusa food tour for families with young children” after she and her family went on one of our kid-friendly tours! Read about what your family can also experience in Asakusa with our guides!
The great and genki EricSurf joined our Retro Shibuya Tour and he had a lot of fun according to his video!
Dave from Travel Dave, joined our Shibuya Retro Food Tour and enjoyed it!
Italian travelers this one is for you! Stefania reviewed our Yanaka food tour on our blog Prossima Fermata Giappone.
The great David’s Been Here joined our Crazy and Kawaii food tour in Harajuku and he loved it!
The great EricSurf6 joined our beloved guide Asami on our Yanaka tour and he loved the experience!
“We’ve done a lot of food tours around the world, and this is our favorite. My daughter instantly bonded with our guide Asami, and we had a great three hours exploring the Asakusa area – even in the rain.” Thanks a lot for the kind words Travel Babbo, it was a pleasure having you and we hope to see you again soon!
“Arigato Food Tours Japan definitely enlightened me on where to spend my evenings in Tokyo. The Luxury Tokyo Sake, Cocktail, Whisky and Pairing Tour turned out to be very enjoyable and educational. I learned a lot more than I expected about a wide range of Japanese related topics. If you’re looking for a great way to dive head first into the nightlife of Tokyo book a tour with Arigato Food Tours Japan!” Thanks a lot Pierre Blake, glad you liked it!
Learn more about our Tsukiji tour in German (English substitles available) thanks to Bontenmaru!
We have been glad to host CSQ on our Gion food tour in Kyoto. Thank you for coming!
Here is “the best way to discover the food in Osaka” according to the show Attaché from UK. Thank you so much for joining us!
We had the wonderful @Morgain_Le_Fae on our Retro Shibuya food tour a few weeks ago and here is her video!
We had the great Jo from The Tokyo Chapter on our Shibuya Food Tour and she took a lot of delicious pictures 🙂
Here is a promotional video by the Mexican film maker: Carlos Delfín. Discover one of our tours in Spanish (with English sub), thanks to our beloved guide Alex!
We were recently interviewed by the fabulous Japanese food site Pogogi. This 10 question guide is a great way to get to know us and what we do. They have a terrific food site to explore!
For Spanish speakers interested in food tourism in Osaka, we were featured on the wonderful blog/youtube site, AHÍ VAMOS BLOG DE VIAJES Experiencias y Consejos Viajeros (video in English and Spanish)
Enjoyed exploring Green Tea, Cute Food and Some of the World’s Best Cocktails with Hieu 💋 The Foodie-nista at lapetitebelle_eats on Instagram
Traveling family, Kelly, Aaron and Hudson from “No Man Before” took a street food tour with us recently and we loved sharing the best tastes of Japan with them!
We love meeting and sharing Japanese food with social media creators from all over the world! Check out Travelista Terri and her explorations on our Arigato Japan Food Tours!
Recently we were featured in this great article on ETB Travel! Tokyo is the hot place to be this year– we agree!
Travel Weekly, one of the industry’s top publications, featured Arigato Food Tours in their recent highlights of things to do when traveling to Japan and Tokyo! In this piece were are listed right alongside of some amazing and famous brands and hospitality providers.
We are so proud that Arigato Japan was featured at the New York Times Travel show — for great experiences in Japan.
The One Hit Wander– came with us to our Mt. Fuji Food Tour, check out his terrific post and get a view of our newest tour, here.
Check out this segment from Travels with Darley as she explores Tokyo for Foodies with our guide in Shibuya!
Arigato Japan was featured in USNEWS feature of 50 Fab Family Vacation Destinations in the Tokyo Section! Exciting!
Read about our newest Tokyo tour in Harajuku- for high fashion, great design and the cutest pop-culture food in the city. Love this write up from the HUMAN CAT blog Travel and Fashion Blog.
Sometimes it can be hard to choose the best activities that families can enjoy all together. Need something fun for Mom & Dad and All the kiddos? My Little Nomads chose our Shibuya Street Food Tour and had a great time! Read their Tokyo list here (we are right at the top!) — By the way our Asakusa and Harajuku tours are also very family-friendly!
We were lucky to hang out with the Nomadic Boys— Stefan and Sebastien who have been travelling the world together since 2014 after leaving their lives in London. Their blog is a great platform of their romantic adventures, their views ons the different gay scenes and of course, their culinary discoveries. They had nice things to say about us!
STREETFOODI – The experts over on Streetfoodi enjoyed exploring some of Tokyo’s cheap and cheerful delights with us on our Shibuya tour! Read all about it here.
Agustin Neglia Television producer who chronicles his travels around much of the world met up with Arigato Japan Food Tours for an experience to remember.
Aileen quit her corporate job in the Philippines at age 21 to follow her dreams of traveling the world — but after a few months… she made a huge impression! She is now a successful digital nomad (online entrepreneur & travel writer + vlogger) living a sustainable travel lifestyle. Check out what she has to say about our tours!
At Your Leisure (AYL) is a family oriented outdoor and travel destination show focused on the western United States
Feature Post on Travel with Nano B. — Nano is a 32-year-old serial expat currently living a dream in Tokyo. She is a freelance writer, photographer and travel consultant.
We love exploring the food scene in Tokyo, Osaka AND Kyoto– check out our Nishiki Food Tour in Kyoto as experienced by Felicity from Where Next Japan!
Lauren and Ben from Television of Nomads were lovely and they seemed to really enjoy the bright lights, and tasty street food on our Shibuya Tour!
For French speaking travelers- read more about Arigato Japan Food Tours from Travel blogger “WorldWildBrice.”
Happy to be included in this travel recommendation roundup on CSQ.
Are you a blogger, TV show fixer, Vlogger, Instagrammer with a dynamic tribe of followers? Contact us before your trip to Japan and see how we might be able to work together!