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Tokyo: Half-Day Eat & Drink Like a Local

Product ID: 125501
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With a local who knows Tokyo's food scene inside out, discover world class sushi in a department store basement, the ramen of your dreams in a second floor apartment or sizzling gyoza from a street food vendor as you try the foods that locals really love.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Spanish, English, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Eat and drink like a local
  • Discover the eateries where locals really love to eat and try the different dishes they make
  • Learn about food culture in Tokyo from your local
  • Taste new dishes and discover local ingredients
  • Try a couple of the most popular drinks unique to Japan from the hundreds of vending machines in the streets
  • Get tips and recommendations for other dishes to eat and the best places to find them
Full description
Join a local host who is a foodie like yourself and eat your way around the city together, discovering incredible eateries where the locals really love to eat. Get to know Tokyo’s food scene; from traditional, hole in a wall eateries with big character to some of the best ramen bars where locals line up at 06:00, your local will take take you to the well-known as well as off the beaten path spots where you can taste the best local dishes and get an authentic taste of local life.

Immerse yourself in the local food culture with a local host who will select 6 to 8 of their favorite foods to try and while you're at it, discover markets, stores, street food and local eateries together. Spend time getting to know your local host, chat about your favorite foods and get some insider recommendations for the best local places to eat for the rest of your trip. 

You'll be contacted within 24-hours of booking by email to find out more about your personality and tastes, as well as any dietary requirements so a like-minded local host can be assigned to you who will create a bespoke experience for you. Your local host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary will be flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
Includes
  • Private and personalized experience
  • 4-hours with a local host
  • 6 to 8 foods to taste selected by your local host based on your preferences
  • 2 beers or soft drinks
  • Tastings of unique Japanese soft drinks from the vending machines or convenience stores
  • Pick-up from your accommodation (within a reasonable distance) or a central location agreed with your local host
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged for an additional cost)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks other than the ones included in the experience
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

When you get there

Meeting point

Your host will meet you at a convenient starting point. Please provide your accommodation address if it is in walking distance from the area you would like to explore.

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Know before you go
• Please book this tour at least 72-hours in advance so that the supplier can build the best experience for you
• Experiences are fully personalized, so any additional requirements such as tickets, transportation and food or drinks can be arranged for an additional cost
• Private groups are normally no larger than 6 persons. If your group is larger, please make this known so that arrangements can be made