Asakusa, Tokyo's #1 Family Food Tour


  • Experience an afternoon of great food and tradition in one of Tokyo’s must-see districts, Asakusa

  • Enjoy an authentic Japanese lunch, with regional options from the south of Japan.

  • Hear the stories of the area as you explore the side streets and alleyways

  • Experience different regional flavors from all over Japan including Japanese plums, pickles, rice crackers, tea and more (subject to change based on the season).

  • Have a taste of melon pan, A local dessert and one of Japan’s best kept secrets.

Tour info

3 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (13-80 years)
Child: (3-12 years)
Meeting Point

2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito City, Tokyo, 111-0034, JP

Dropoff location

Taito City, Tokyo, 111-0032

Why take this tour?

Learn the history of the area while trying local street food, snacks, sweets and having a local seasonal lunch! Every guide book and checklist will tell you that the Asakusa area is a “Must See!” but we know you want to get off the beaten path and discover hidden spots and tasty treats that most tourists will never find. 

You will begin your tour with a special overview of this district. Explore Namise street, try a famous Japanese snack in a historical place, and learn about how pilgrims and tourists have been coming to this area for more than 1000 years. Have a seasonal lunch and learn about food customs. You'll also get some interesting tips that you can use throughout your time in Japan!

Head over to a dessert shop to enjoy a Matcha (green tea) experience in a cozy and traditional atmosphere. Your guide will share with you some hidden secrets of Sensoji temple and will help you to make delicious memories! This is our most popular Family-Friendly tour in Tokyo.

Start your walking tour at 11:00am when you meet your guide and small-group at Asakusa Tourist Information Center.  Explore the streets of this historical area and see the beauty from a local's perspective.

As your venture through one of Tokyo's must-see districts, you will taste foods from different regions of Japan including Japanese plums, pickles, rice crackers, and tea (these are subject to change based on the season).  Be sure to have a taste of melon bread, one of Japan's best kept secrets.


As you travel the sides streets and alleyways you will hear stories of the area and experience an authentic Japanese lunch, with sashimi option fresh from Tsukiji market. 

Finally, you will top off your food fest with genuine matcha from Kyoto where your guide will explain select details of the Japanese tea ceremony.

The tour concludes at 2pm at Kaminarimon Lantern.

What’s included?

  • 5 Food Stops including lunch

  • Regional Food Tastings and street food

  • Dessert included

  • One drink included

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Transportation costs

  • Additional drinks or food

Things to know

Covid Policy

  • 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

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything. 

Cancellation Policy

    7+ days before tour’s date: full refund of tour fees minus any processing fees. 4 to 6 days before the 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 a third-party tour agency or any other company through which service was booked.

Redemption information

    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Dress code is casual, please wear appropriate shoes for walking  
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • 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.

About operator:

We are Arigato Japan Food Tours and our goal is to help you make delicious memories of Japan during your travels to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hiroshima! On our tours you’ll taste local and regional specialties like okonomiyaki, yakitori, sashimi, taiyaki, gyoza, nabe, yakisoba and so much more. We will show you places locals cherish for an off-the-beaten-path, foodie experience of daily life in Japan that you won’t soon forget.

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