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Arigato Japan Food Tours

Minato, Japan
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About Arigato Japan Food Tours
We are Culinary Tourism specialists in Japan and we will help you make delicious memories during your travels. The best way to understand a culture is through its food and that's why we offer more than 35 Food Adventures in Japan’s top destinations (Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima and Mt. Fuji). Join our expert guides for an off-the-beaten-path, foodie experience to taste regional and seasonal specialties at places locals love. Learn about culture, manners, and gain an insider's view of the unique places that we visit. Everyone on our team speaks English and we love to share our stories. We will make sure that tour together will be a highlight of your trip!
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Walking Food Tour of Shibuya at Night

Eat Tokyo street food like a local on this culinary tour of the Shibuya neighborhood. Head to Shibuya's back-alley eateries, stopping to try delicacies like ‘okonomiyaki’ (savory egg pancakes), Wagyu beef skewers, and a traditional dessert. This tour also includes a visit to an underground food market and a drink.
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3 hours
from $178.72

Nightlife Osaka Food Tour

Feast your senses on Osaka — widely acknowledged as Japan’s culinary capital — on a 3-hour food tour, ideal for first-time visitors and fans of Japanese cuisine. In a small group limited to no more than 10, you’ll immerse yourself in bright and bustling Dotonbori, the city’s nightlife hub, where you’ll sample specialties such as sushi and sake. Plus, learn to prepare your own takoyaki (octopus balls) under the guidance of a chef.
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3 hours
from $198.34

Walking Food Tour in Yurakucho, Shimbashi and Ginza

This is a great way to discover local food and drink spots in Tokyo. Avoid the stress of getting lost by having a guide to take care of the navigating. The tour covers multiple neighborhoods in one evening—Yurakucho, Ginza, and Shimbashi, with delicious tastings along the way, such as “yakitori” (grilled chicken skewers).
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3 hours
from $198.34

Kabukicho Izakaya Food Tour and Golden Gai Experience in Shinjuku

Tokyo is the world’s largest metropolis, famous for its delectable cuisine and bustling nightlife. On this restaurant crawl, discover the one-of-a-kind charms of two of Tokyo’s liveliest neighborhoods, the fashion and food hub of Shinjuku and the entertainment district of Kabukicho, home to robot bars and street food. Your tour group size is limited to a small group, making for an intimate experience, and it includes all tastings. 
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3 hours
from $186.35

Classic Tsukiji Food Tour

Japanese cuisine is renowned for its fresh seafood and sushi, and the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo was one of the largest of its kind in the world. On this tour, enjoy a guided walking tour of the outer market, meet the vendors, and learn about traditional ingredients and local dishes. Sample a variety of typical foods along the way, then tuck into a delicious seafood breakfast at one of the market restaurants.
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3 hours
from $190.71
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Rika wrote a review Aug 6
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Lauren was a fantastic host who made great use of our time together and had many insights into the world of Japanese green tea. In addition to covering the basics of preparing tea, Lauren also gave some specific tips about different brewing techniques and even a cocktail recipe!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from ArigatoJapan, Owner at Arigato Japan Food Tours
Responded 3 days ago
WOW thank you so much for your kind review. We really think these new virtual tours are a great way to connect over interesting topics about Japanese food ways and also meet travelers to Japan for the future. Glad you liked the tea techniques and it was a really pleasure to meet you on this virtual teatime. <3
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Prossima Fermata Giappone wrote a review Jul 2020
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I had a lot of fun thanks to Alex our guide. I also learned about some new places where I can eat great lobster ramen and much more.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from ArigatoJapan, Owner at Arigato Japan Food Tours
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely review! Means a lot to us. We hope you might join some more of our virtual tours soon. <3
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Lillian111 wrote a review Jul 2020
Toronto, Canada1 contribution
As someone who has lived in Japan and loves everything about its culture, I truly enjoyed the online virtual Green Tea seminar. It was informative and entertaining, and being able to see the backdrops and items from Japan took me back to my time there. Lauren has a wonderful way
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from ArigatoJapan, Owner at Arigato Japan Food Tours
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for this lovely review. So glad you had a good time and we can't wait until you can join a walking tour with us when travel resumes. I am so glad you enjoyed our tea time together. <3
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M Ide wrote a review Jul 2020
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Loved this chance to learn more about green tea and become more confident in brewing a delicious cup of green tea. Now I know why my cuppa green tea at home was bitter. It’s already changed my morning routine. Thanks to Lauren for making it both fun and informative. As my first
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Response from ArigatoJapan, Owner at Arigato Japan Food Tours
Responded Jul 4, 2020
Thank you so much! It was great having you on this online experience and sharing your review we hope will help others find us! Here's to GREAT GREEN TEA!
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Japan wifi (PuPuRu) wrote a review Jun 2020
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It will be a very useful time. If you want professional knowledge of green tea or want a deeper experience, please join!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from ArigatoJapan, Owner at Arigato Japan Food Tours
Responded Jun 30, 2020
Thank you so much! We really appreciate your review. We try our best to provide great info but still in a fun way! <3
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