Classic Tsukiji Insider's Tour of Local Market Town with Breakfast

Taste all the amazing flavors of Tokyo's favorite market town!

Cultural Experience

Speciality Coffee, Seafood Breakfast

According to Market Calendar

Starts promptly at 9am

Central Tokyo

Tsukiji Inner and Outer Market Breakfast Tour

Join our morning tour of the of the historic neighborhood market in Tsukiji. You have probably heard that the wholesale fish vendors have moved — But  this part of town is still one of the best food areas in all of Tokyo,  home to delicious restaurants and market shops, some dating back over 100 years or more!  Taste specialties from the area; things you simply cannot find anywhere else. We know all the hidden gems and will make sure you have a chance to taste the many flavors that make up the heart and soul of Japanese cuisine. Start out with an amazing coffee and a tour overview at one of Tokyo’s best artisanal coffee spots.


Visit the 65 specialty vendors who decided NOT to move to Toyosu at the wholesale building. They have remained in Tsukiji in a custom made facility great for workers and visitors alike. We can often see whole Tuna being prepared for selling. We will try fresh sashimi, and see the best of what is in season this time of year.  Join a tasting session where we try new and unique food every time we tour! You will not find this on any other Tsukiji tour! Visit a shrine with 300+ years of history.


We start off with our own special Tsukiji breakfast. Spend time touring the specialty fish market while visiting seafood vendors that make Tsukiji world famous and have elected to stay here rather than move. Special tasting break with seasonal bites and then tour the bustling outer market where you will try more famous foods from the area, learn about the history and future of the market community and end your tour with a traditional dessert.

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During our market experience you will find many great things to purchase. Many vendors do not take credit cards so please bring cash in local Japanese currency so you can take home some wonderful souvenirs. Many guests like to purchase a Japanese cooking knife as a memory of our Tsukiji day, knives range from 8,000 yen to 70,000 yen or more (80.00USD to over 700.00USD).


  • Visit to the intermediate market building with over 65 fish market vendors that elected to remain in Tsukiji
  • Breakfast at a local restaurant
  • Food tastings from the Tsukiji Outer Market area
  • Green tea  and  traditional Japanese sweets
  • Exploration of regional food from around Japan
  • Background and history of the area with a local guide


BAGS NOTICE: The market area is crowded and it is advised to not bring luggage with you for this tour. Thank you.

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.

We have family friendly pricing on all our Arigato food tours- If you are traveling with children and need a price adjustment- please email our team at

  • Babies and Toddlers 0 – 2 years old – free
  • Children 3 -12 years old – 50% of adult price
  • Children 13 and above – full price

Please note this tour can be fun for children but strollers are difficult in the crowded main market area– therefore, baby carriers are advised.

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 $175 + TAX (min. 2 people) (5+ $250 + TAX)



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

Tour Schedule:


Open every day except Sun. Wed & National Holidays
Meeting Time Frame 8:45 – 9:00 am
Start Time 9:00 am
End Time 12:00 pm


This is a food tour you MUST try when visiting Tokyo!

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.

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¥19200 / Person

What an amazing place! This tour shows you some hidden gems of this foodie haven. Be ready to see things you can't see anywhere else. Arigato tours truly unlocks the mysteries in this historic Market town in the middle of Tokyo!

Terri M

April 2017

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    Expert Assistance with Knife Shopping in Tsukiji

    ¥5,455 +Tax
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Tour Details


For this tour, it is possible (with advanced notice at the time of booking) to make adjustments to support the following dietary restrictions:

Dietary restrictions

Please keep in mind, however, that we cannot make an allergy free or dietary restriction food guarantee since food is prepared in kitchens that do not belong to Arigato Japan. Also some stops may not have a viable substitution but we will make every effort to compensate at different stops throughout the tour.

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Milet of Project Gora attended our Classic Tsukiji Breakfast Tour and couldn’t be happier with the experience. Read about her lasting impressions of the tour here.

Classic Tsukiji Breakfast Tour

Meeting Location

Take Exit #2 from Tsukiji Station.

Our meeting point is Turret Coffee Shop


Please follow the address below when looking for the meeting spot. It is near to Tsukiji Station and directly behind a Starbucks. Please do not google the address as there are 2 turret coffee locations in the Ginza-Tsukiji area and the other location (closer to Ginza station) is likely to pop-up.



2 Chome-12-6 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045


Your guide will be holding and Arigato Japan sign. Our tour involves walking so please wear comfortable shoes.



On rainy days, we recommend bringing an umbrella. They can be easily purchased at any convenience store.


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