Experience some of Japan’s most amazing flavors and develop a deeper understanding of why Japanese cuisine is so exquisite and unique. Learn about the food from the different regions of Japan, the process of how to make them, and why they come from those areas.
On this tour, you will visit 7 shops, each representing different regions of Japan, seasonal flavors, and the building blocks of Japanese cuisine. Your experience will include samplings of Dashi (Japanese soup stock), Tamagoyaki, (egg roll), Wagashi (Japanese dessert), and many more. You will enjoy exploring a special regional food shop and a delicious lunch at a restaurant adored by locals.
Next, you will enjoy an authentic Japanese “must-do” activity, a Wagashi experience. Enjoy an authentic experience with a Wagashi master that will make an intricately hand-crafted dessert in front of you. Wagashi are traditional Japanese cakes also known as “art of the five senses.” These desserts offer layer-upon-layer of enjoyment with their beautiful design, delicate sweetness, and pleasant taste. This will be served with very high-quality Matcha.
This tour is great for guests who prefer a little less walking and will also be good on days with inclement weather. Perfect if you want a relaxed pace for your food experience. If you want an overview course about the cuisine of Japan this is the tour for you!
Please see our family-friendly pricing below- If you have any questions please email our team at Bookings@ArigatoJapan.co.jp.
Private Tours: For a more customized experience, make your tour private for an additional ¥19,500+ TAX. (min. 2 people). Please click the add-on button on your cart when you check out.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. 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 your meeting up at any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and the relationships with our restaurant partners. Please note we can only wait an additional five minutes after the starting time and then the tour will depart.
PLEASE NOTE: In addition to our limited no-exception five-minute grace period: we cannot give directions or contact the guides on the phone once the tour begins. This is to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all guests on the tour. Our Guides will focus on the tour and cannot be responsible to help you connect after the tour begins.
|Meeting Time Frame
|10:15 – 10:30 am
Changes on tours: Applicable substitutions may be made due to public holidays, weather conditions, and other unforeseen circumstances.
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 did two tours with Arigato Japan and were extremely happy that we chose them. Our guides Anne and Jason were fantastic, they are very passionate about Japan and their food, very knowledgeable that you could ask them any question.
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.
Stuart attends our Flavors of Japan food tour with her family and samples a wide variety of food. Watch a video of her adventure here.
The meeting point is in front of Starbucks close to the famous Nihonbashi Bridge. (make sure you come to the one closest to the bridge as there are others in the area)
The nearest stations are Mitsukoshimae Station which is just under the COREDO buildings. You can either use Ginza Line or Hanzomon Line to get there. Once you get to the Mitsukoshimae Station. Please follow guidance to Nihonbashi Bridge
Or Nihonbashi Station on the other side of the bridge. about 8 mins walk.
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On rainy days, we recommend bringing an umbrella. They can be easily purchased at any convenience store.
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