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Meet your guide in Shinjuku, one of Tokyo’s trendiest neighborhoods. The food and fashion hub boasts the world’s highest number of bars per square foot. You’ll skip the tourist traps and head to the time-warp enclave of Omoide Yokocho (“Memory Lane”), where you can devour authentic menus preserved from post-war Japan alongside local clientele.

Learn about Tokyo’s world-famous nightlife trends in the entertainment district of Kabukicho, where you’ll see everything from robot bars to karaoke clubs. Sample delicious classic dishes like ramen noodles and sushi and head to Golden Gai—the densest concentration of bars—to wind down the action-packed food adventure with an included nightcap.
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Arigato Japan Food Tours

Tokyo is the world’s largest metropolis, famous for its delectable cuisine and bustling nightlife. On this restaurant crawl, you’ll 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. 

  • In-depth food and nightlife tour of Shinjuku and Kabukicho
  • Sample delicious local treats like fresh ramen and sushi
  • All food costs included, along with one complimentary cocktail
  • A small-group size means plenty of time for questions
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful tour and guide!

We booked the Shinjuku GoldenGai food tour after having some great experiences with food tours in other cities. This tour did not disappoint. Our tour guide, Alex, was very engaging and knowledgable. We not only tried some delicious foods, but also learned a lot about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Highlight of our trip

I had a fantastic tour with a group of 6. We toured Shinjuku and went to several restaurants we would have never known to go to on our own. We tried yakatori, ramen, and sushi. It was a great variety and all of the food...More

Thank Stephani G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blue collar Tokyo dining

Probably the best evening out during our brief stay in Tokyo. Satoshi was an expert guide and took us to hidden drinking and dining venues you may never access on your own. Great food, a lot of it. A whole different view of this vast...More

Thank Ratchet5501
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile
Highly recommended

Sean was a perfect host, very informative and helpful. We went to places we would have never seen as tourists and learned a lot about the food and culture

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile
A culinary feast!

We have recently visited Tokyo and went on Shinjuku and Golden Gai food tour. No problems meeting Alex and after brief introductions we were off to taste some Japanese food. I won’t give away the surprise food stops but can guarantee you will have a...More

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In our experience, the guides were extremely accommodating to any requests and/or /restrictions we had. I don't eat red meat and my son is gluten-intolerant, and they were able to accommodate both of us. It would probably... More
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