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Small Group Tokyo Food Tour - A Journey Through Time Through Food provided by Hello! Tokyo Tours

Small Group Tokyo Food Tour - A Journey Through Time Through Food

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This 5.5 hours tour takes you on a journey through time, through food! Spanning three geographical districts of Tokyo and three periods of time this food tour covers the foundation of Japanese food and cooking (the Edo period), the most popular present-day foods in Japan and finishes in the future with some fusion twists on traditional flavours. Visit Nihonbashi, Ginza / Tokyo Station and Akihabara. Enjoy 14 Japanese food tastings. Come hungry!
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You'll start at
1-chōme-4-1 Nihonbashi
Nihonbashi 1-chome Mitsui Building, 1-chōme-4-1 Nihonbashi, 中央区 Chuo City, Tōkyō-to 103-0027, JapanNihonbashi Subway Station Exit B12.
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  • 1
    Nihonbashi
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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    Pass by Nihonbashi Bridge
  • 2
    Fukutoku Shrine
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Ginza
    Stop: 70 minutes -
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  • 4
    Yūrakuchō
    Stop: 70 minutes -
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  • 5
    Tokyo International Forum
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Kitte Marunouchi
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Tokyo Station Marunouchi Ekimae Hiroba
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 8
    Daimaru Tokyo
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 9
    Akihabara
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Akihabara Station
1 Chome Sotokanda, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 101-0028, Japan
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Important Information
Departure Point
Nihonbashi 1-chome Mitsui Building, 1-chōme-4-1 Nihonbashi, 中央区 Chuo City, Tōkyō-to 103-0027, Japan
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Akihabara Station, 1 Chome Sotokanda, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 101-0028, Japan
Inclusions
  • Dashi. Katsuobushi. Kombu. Satsuma-age. Amazake. Imo Kenpi. Daifuku or Dorayaki. Pokemon Taiyaki. Matcha (green tea) bubble tea or ice-cream
  • Yakitori. Tempura Soba. Tamagoyaki. Fruits Sando
  • Lemon Sour (Japanese alcoholic drink)
Exclusions
  • The costs of transport used during the tour are payable by yourself. We take two short subway rides.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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rfv wrote a review Mar 2020
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... what more can you ask for? We’ll keep the secrets of where we were taken, and what we ate, because it’s best that you discover this for yourself. Sid will guide you through some of the best food you’ll eat in Tokyo, with context and historical insights that make it all fit
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Zachary Z wrote a review Feb 2020
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As we travel more and more, my partner and I have started to prefer walking tours that expose us to the culture and history of where we're visiting, giving us some orientation to some key landmarks. And of course, we can't resist a good food tour! That's why we were so drawn to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Blake wrote a review Feb 2020
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First time in Japan and I haven't had much Japanese food before aside from regular sushi and rolls in America. But after going on this tour i was exposed to alot of Japanese food that I never would have had before. And they were all delicious! I loved the satsuma-age and fruits
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Date of experience: February 2020
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heidpeidi wrote a review Jan 2020
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We are so glad we booked this guided tour. We have done similar tours in other countries and been very pleased. This trip did not disappoint either. The guide was very nice, personal, engaged and knowledgeable. It felt like we were walking with a friend. We learned a lot of
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Ai Ishida wrote a review Jan 2020
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Cannot say how much my family and I enjoyed this food tour. Our guide, Sid took care of us well and taught us so much about foods we've never tried or heard of before. Definitely recommending to friends and family.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Hello! Tokyo Tours
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Best Multidimensional tour - food, history, culture all wrapped into one of the best value trips I have done. Amazing!!!
What a fantastic time. How much we packed in, the quality of the food experience, the care of our Guide. This is th
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kendallkdawson
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Day spent well!
I had a very enjoyable day with my two friends on this food tour. Our group is pretty mixed with different backgrou
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katie_nem317
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First Time to Tokyo, Japan....amazing
I've never been to an Asian country, so Japan was my first experience. I was a bit nervous at first of what to expe
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G7397RTsultana
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Customized just for us
Been to Tokyo a couple times but still had a lot of fun on our tour! My friends and I really love tea and Japanese
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snoopykao
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Food,family and fun!
My family of 5 have been to Tokyo a few times. We were there on winter break this time again and decided to book t
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148nataliek
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Fantastic food tour!
Thankyou Sid for a truly fantastic food tour of Tokyo! We enjoyed every second. Your knowledge of Tokyo and food wa
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2tallTom
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First trip to Tokyo was great thanks to Hello Tokyo
I had one day in Tokyo and had no idea what we should see. We contacted Sid at Hello Tokyo tours and he handled eve
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MSchaefer94
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Made First Trip to Tokyo Amazing!
First time visit to Japan for a client and I. I just answered a few questions and Sid created a tour that was perfe
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HankMdy
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Fantastic Day in Tokyo
Our guide, Sid, was very knowledgeable about Japan and it's history. My coworker and I have never been to Tokyo bef
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swim_cow
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Made just for us
Couple days before our tour we filled out some questions sent by our guide Sid. We told them our interests were foo
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Askim1345
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Memorable day in Tokyo!!
My boyfriend and I had a really fun day with our guide Sid! We had never been to Tokyo before and wanted a feel of
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beckyb610
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Loved every minute of our Tour! Highly Recommend!
We (My family of 7, with Children ranging from 7-22) absolutely loved our day with Sidney! We took a 7 hour private
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Veena B
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Amazing food tour!!! 11/10
The tour was absolutely amazing. It explored the evolution of Japanese food culture, starting off with traditional
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JRBenn
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Amazing Food Tour
Thoroughly enjoyed the Hello Tokyo food and Cultural tour. Sid as our guide was fantastic with amazing knowledge of
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Arkaium
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A swell-o tour from Hello Tours
I felt like I was being looked after by people who really cared about my overall experience. I’d had work trips to
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