Tokyo Ramen Show 2020 and Back Alley Food Culture (LIMITED TIME SPECIAL TOUR)

Once a year for two delicious weeks you can taste amazing Ramen from across Japan. Join us and explore a yummy local neighbourhood culminating in a bowl of some of the best ramen in Japan.

World Famous

Ramen Show and Back Alley Hidden Gems

Limited Edition

5pm Start time Only available 2020.10.22- 2020.11.06

Central Tokyo

Sangenjaya and the Tokyo Ramen Show


Come make some delicious memories and try some of the best Ramen in Japan. On this tour we will explore the back alleys of Sangenjaya or “Sancha” and then wend our way to the TOKYO RAMEN SHOW 2019 edition.

Sangenjaya (also know as Sangenchaya) is a foodie paradise, cheap eats, interesting treats, and a lively atmosphere. Just about 15 minutes by train or bus from the more famous Shibuya station area, head out to this energetic spot for a bit of an off the beaten track experience. Not as well known with the inbound tourist set– you can have a great time with all the locals relaxing after work or university.

Tokyo Ramen Show 10

Tokyo Ramen Show is one of Japan’s largest outdoor events dedicated to ramen noodles. It presents, in one big location, various types of the dish, from the highlight each year, gotochi ramen representing the different regions of Japan, to collaborative bowls of ramen served only here. The event is organized annually since 2009 to promote tourism and food education through ramen, and support regional food cultures.

Minimum of 2 people needed to book this tour. If you are a single traveler, please email us directly. Please let us know  if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies.


Tour Highlights:


  1. Visit a very local very fun neighborhood for a truly off the beaten track experience.
  2. Try tasty street food and drinks with a local guide who really knows this hidden gem.
  3. Visit the famous TOKYO RAMEN SHOW with help ordering and background info on everyone’s favorite noodle dish.
  4. Hear the stories of the area as you explore the side streets and alleyways. Including some hidden spots.
  5. Try classic dishes with a modern twist.
  6. Enjoy a skyline view and try some local favorites, both sweet and savory.
  7. Visit an area that tourists just don’t know about! Definitely a must do!

We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and restaurant partners. We are sorry to say that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour.

Arigato Tours are a great way to meet other travelers and food fans from around the world. However if you would prefer a private tour please see the additional fees below and click the add on button on your cart when you check out. 

For a more customized experience, make your tour private for an additional fee



Private Food Tour Add-on (1-4 people) (+$175.00)
Private Food Tour Add-on (5+ people) (+$250.00)

**SAME-DAY BOOKING MAY BE POSSIBLE.  Please call this number: 03-6823-4615


October 22nd – November 6th
Meeting Time Frame 4:50 pm – 5:00 pm
Start Time 5:00 pm
End Time 8:00 pm

Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case. 

View The Photos

¥17500 / Person

The Tokyo Ramen show is so much fun. A once a year chance to try ramen from all across the country.

Chris Shannon

July 2017


Tour Details

  • 4 FOOD STOPS including some of Japan’s best Ramen!  YES

For this tour, it is possible (with advanced notice at the time of booking) to make adjustments to support some dietary restrictions. Please contact us for details at

Meeting Location

The meeting point is in front of the Carrot Tower near Sangenjaya Station

4 -1-1 Taishido, Setagaya, Tokyo 154-0004

Closest station– Sangenjaya station (Denentoshi train line)

Carrot Tower

You may also like

Allstar Food Tour

Japanese Street Food Tour

Tokyo’s #1 Family Food Tour

Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho, Kabukicho and Golden Gai Food Tour

© 2020 by Arigato Japan Food Tours

Travel services provided by Hello Hong Kong Limited. Travel Agents License Number: 353942. Travel Industry Council Registration Number: 22989-0

Tours delivered by Arigato Travel KK