3 hours
Duration
4/10
Physical
Shibuya
Location
Jan-Dec
Month

Japanese Street Food Extravaganza Tour in Shibuya

Flavour a food extravaganza tour “Shibuya by Night”while doing this 3-hour walking tour of Tokyo’s Shibuya district. Get away from the visitor hordes while you actually eat just like a Japanese native, trying favorites like ‘takoyaki’ (octopus balls), ‘okonomiyaki’ (savory egg pancakes), Kobe beef ‘yakitori’ (meat and vegetable skewers) plus much more in the area’s off-the-beaten track, eating at street stalls along with hangouts.

Lets Toast to our adventure, and all new friends, with an included glass of draft beer, ‘shochu’ (rice liquor) or soft drinks, and finally a visit to a Depachika (Basement department store) which is a great place to pick up bento, snacks, groceries, gifts, souvenirs and of course ‘taiyaki’ (fish-shape cake with various fillings) Dessert.

Highlights

  • Relax and take a local-style food expedition of Shibuya at night.
  • Jump off the overrated  tourist path while you discover Shibuya’s locals-only places to eat and hangout.
  • Enjoy the visual scene of Shibuya’s onslaught of neon signs
  • Stroll past Shibuya Crossing, one of the most busy pedestrian intersections in the world
  • Taste takoyaki’ (octopus balls), ‘okonomiyaki’ (savory egg pancakes) and ‘yakitori’ (barbecue)
  • Cheers your all new tour group friends and Japanese journey with beer, shochu (rice liquor) or soft drinks
  • Good way to have a sense like a local in Tokyo

Our guide can to pick you up from your hotel foyer if you are staying in the Tokyo area.

All Guides are fluent in English.

Meet up with your guide during the early evening in Shibuya’s Hachiko Square. You’ll spend your next 3 hours obtaining a locals-only taste of Tokyo’s concealed food scene.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONPick up and return to your Hotel foyer in the Tokyo area
DEPARTURE TIMEMeeting time 6:00 PM  Please arrive at least 10 min before the arranged time.
RETURN TIMEApproximately 9:00 PM.
WEARComfortable clothing and shoes
INCLUDED
Professional Local Guide visiting 4-5 different locations

Our guides can also speak other languages, please request your language when booking

Spanish, Portuguese, German,French and Italian.

1 Drink as specified beer, ‘shochu’ (rice liquor) or soft drinks.
NOT INCLUDED
Food cost is not included in the tour price.
Transportation

Guide gratuity

Famous street food

Bypass the high-priced tourist eateries and alternatively follow your guide inside some of Shibuya’s wealth of side-street eateries loved by Tokyo residents. When you skip in between food stops you’ll taste a number of Japanese delicacies from across the nation, such as Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, Osaka-style takoyaki, seven varieties of sushi, Wagyu Beef or Kobe beef ‘yakitori’ (barbecue) skewers, as well as some taiyaki dessert.

You’ll also get to go walking throughout the maze of food products available at a “depachika” (underground food hall). One included drink will allow you to wash it all down. Finish off your food discovery back again at your original starting point which includes a full stomach together with a newly discovered understanding for Japan’s one-of-a-kind food cultures.

What you need to bring:

Your camera, Some money for Food expenses, Transportation fees, and sightseeing activities.

Number of Participants:

Minimum of 2 people per booking.

Children Ages (4-15) 50% Discount off Adult prices

Children Ages (0-3) Free

Solo Travelers are able to arrange a Private tour, please email us HERE to let us know you would like a private tour .

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation of at least (7 days) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 2 – 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 % cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 1 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 % cancellation fee.

Arrival Time:

We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and 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.

 

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Departure 6:00 PM

We will meet up at the foyer of your hotel or accommodation.
  • Stroll past Shibuya Crossing, one of the most busy pedestrian intersections in the world
  • Relax and take a local-style food expedition of Shibuya at night.
  • Jump off the overrated  tourist path while you discover Shibuya’s locals-only places to eat and hangout.
  • Enjoy the visual scene of Shibuya’s onslaught of neon signs
  • Taste takoyaki’ (octopus balls), ‘okonomiyaki’ (savory egg pancakes) and ‘yakitori’ (barbecue)
  • Check out a Depachika which is a great place to pick up bento, snacks, groceries, gifts, souvenirs and of course Desserts
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Firstly

Anyone for sushi Needless to say, sushi is the most significant dish that represents Japanese cuisine. Its popularity has spread so widely that the word sushiis recognized anywhere in the world today so we will try out some great locations in Shibuya.
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Next

lets try some Kansai foods Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き, o-konomi-yaki) is a Japanese savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients. The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning “how you like” or “what you like”, and yaki meaning “grill”. Okonomiyaki is mainly associated with the Kansai or Hiroshima areas of Japan
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Then

How about some street foods Kobe Beef Skewers! So good! On its own, but in our group you will want to try them chicken and vegetables. 
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Afterwards

On to Octopus balls. Takoyaki is a popular Japanese snack food, or street food. It is made with a savory pancake batter, similar to its cousin okonomiyaki  but shaped into round balls and filled with cooked octopus.
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Finally

Back to Shibuya station and entering for dessert to the underground basement mall for dessert. Depachika are a great place to pick up bento, snacks, groceries, gifts, souvenirs and of course Desserts.
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Conclusion

Here you can check out other popular features of Shibuya and enjoy all of them even more deeply , or our guide can take you back to your hotel to end the tour.

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 6 reviews
admin
April 5, 2018

Thank You, Helga we are glad you enjoyed the different food stalls while on the tour, all the best from staff at Mytoursjapan team

March 25, 2018

Wonderful tour that was very comprehensive. We got to sample many things that were for sale in the food stalls which was a lot of fun. The walk around Shibuya was a bustling bee hive of activity. The tour guide was excellent and we really got a feel for the shopping area in Shibuya.

March 16, 2018

good food, good conversation. we met very nice people got to hang out with a knowledgeable guide. nice evening in Shibuya. recommended.

admin
March 17, 2018

Thank You, Haliey we are glad you enjoyed your time with Andrea on the tour, all the best from staff at Mytoursjapan team

February 17, 2018

The food was excellent, and Shibuya Crossing at night is something to behold. What really made this a great tour was our guide, Steven. He is a very knowledgeable and has a great personality. Highly recommend this for anyone wanting a little different food experience!

admin
January 15, 2018

Thank You, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us on this tour Terry, all the best from staff at Mytoursjapan.

January 10, 2018

A good way to see how the local people eat and drink. A very good guide can tell you a lot of stories. Food was very good. You must do this when you are in Tokyo also we could receive a few free drinks from the staff of a local bar

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