Walking Food Tour in Yurakucho, Shimbashi and Ginza

Location: Tokyo
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size: 10
Currency: JPY
Language: English
TimeZone: Asia/Tokyo
Highlights Regional food from the south of Japan and seasonal and specialty food tastings
3 distinct neighborhoods, each with a unique history
Cultural and food customs explained
Learn about Japan’s special Izakaya (pub) culture
Explore the area famous for the most expensive real estate in Japan
Visit a specialty snack shop with more than 300 years of history
Try a delicious traditional dessert
Experience Tokyo’s culinary hidden gems on this 3-hour food tour exploring through 3 very famous and must-see neighborhoods in Tokyo! 

Starting off in Yurakucho, exploring Ginza and ending in Shimbashi, your guide will show you the sights, sounds, and most importantly, the tastes of Tokyo that most tourists do not get to experience. Step into the narrow streets of the red lanterns and neon signs where you can find yourself back in the 70s of Japan. You’ll see local izakaya (pubs) frequented by locals and enjoy 2 food stops in this area. 

Continuing in Ginza, you'll explore some interesting food spots like a famous Sembei (rice cracker) shop dating back to the early 1800’s! Soon after you will go to a special restaurant to taste amazing seasonal dishes. Then you will have dessert and wander over to Shimbashi, home to some of the most authentic local eateries and izakayas in Tokyo. 

Join this tour and have the chance to dine with locals for an evening you’ll surely never forget.

Commentary English: Audio
Included Local guide
Regional food tastings including dessert
2 complimentary drinks
Five food stops
Excluded Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation costs
Additional drinks or food
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Additional Information
Minimum drinking age is 21 years, Children must be accompanied by an adult. Passport information copy is required for kids 10 and above., Accepts Single Travelers, Not wheelchair accessible, Family-friendly , Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case., Dietary Restriction Flexibility: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Gluten-Free Friendly
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything. 
Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks required for guides in public areas, Face masks provided for travelers, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Regular temperature checks for staff, Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival, Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 1 days
Minimum 2 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation


Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 35.67368, 139.762413
Address: 2-5-1, Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 100-8488, JP
Notes: Meet up point: Outside Hankyu Men’s Department Store by the bus stop across from JTB tourist information center. 有楽町駅の銀座出口 阪急百貨店 Access: From Yurakucho Station- JR Yamanote, JR Keihin-Tohoku or Yurakucho Subway Line Take Ginza Exit, turn right and go straight. Hankyu is on the left-hand side. From Hibiya Station - Hibiya line (Y-18) D7 Exit
End Location Address Minato City, Tokyo, 105-0004
Start Location Notes 2-5-1, Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 100-8488, JP
Type: Ends location
Lat & Long: 35.666379, 139.7583398
Address: Minato City, Tokyo, 105-0004
End Location Address Minato City, Tokyo, 105-0004
Start Location Notes 2-5-1, Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 100-8488, JP


Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 7 days
Cancellation Notes: 7+ days before tour’s date: full refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. 4 to 6 days before original tour date: 50% refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. 72 hours or less prior to tour: no refund Arigato Japan is not responsible for cancellation conditions or fees imposed by third-party tour agency or any other company through which a service was booked.


Adult 13-80 years ¥20,000 Available on request
Child 3-12 years ¥10,000 Available on request


Option Name Group Tour
Option Description Time/Days offered: 7 Days a Week, Starting at 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday to Sunday

Other Information

Voucher Info

• Minimum drinking age is 20 years.
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
• Please be there 10-15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. We have a strict policy about starting our tours on the scheduled time. 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. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you've missed the start of the tour.

Confirmation necessary? No