Retro Shibuya Food Tour

Highlights

  • 3-hour tour of the back streets and hidden spots around Shibuya

  • Try local snacks and different dishes with 3 drinks included

  • Visit a famous 60+ year old iconic Ramen shop

  • Learn about the history of Shibuya dating back to the Showa era 1920’s -1960’s and discover some special spots from Tokyo’s past.

  • This evening tour will take you to places that you would simply not find on your own.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours
Group Size
10
Pricing (From)
Adult: (20-80 years)
¥19,200
Commentary
English
Meeting Point

1 Chome-2 Dogenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo, 150-0043, JP

Dropoff location

Shibuya City, Tokyo, 150-0043

Why take this tour?

This hidden gem nightlife tour will show you a side of Shibuya that tourists never see. Step back into history and visit spots and have experiences that locals have enjoyed for decades! Visit drinking and dining stalls that are hiding in plain sight. 

Learn about the culture of Tachinomi bars (Tachinomi are Japanese standing bars (“tachi” meaning stand, “nomi” meaning drink), try some of the best local Ramen at a favorite shop that has stood the test of time– serving local fans for over 60 years! Then wind your way along back streets and head over to our hidden gem izakaya (Japanese pub) wonderland where your guide will help you enjoy some of the best local dishes and drinks with a retro atmosphere like nothing you’ve seen before. Choose your own sake, beer, or special mixed drinks at this spot.

Finally, have a dessert experience that you will never forget. Your inner child will have so much fun, but we can’t tell you much here as we don’t want to spoil the surprise!

Inclusions: 
- 3 hour tour of the back streets and hidden spots around Shibuya 
- Try local snacks and over 12 different dishes with 3+ drinks included 
- Visit a famous 60+ year old iconic Ramen shop 
- Learn about the history of Shibuya dating back to the Showa era and discover some special spots from Tokyo’s past. 
- This evening tour will take you to places that you would simply not find on your own. 
- Learn about Tachinomi - Japanese standing bars (“tachi” meaning stand, “nomi” meaning drink) 
- Enjoy some of the best local dishes and drinks with a retro atmosphere in our Hidden Gem Izakaya (Japanese pub)

What’s included?

  • BEER, SAKE, OTHER BEVERAGES 3 DRINKS INCLUDED

  • 4 LOCAL FOOD STOPS

  • TRY DIFFERENT DISHES PLUS DESSERT

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Gratuities

  • 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 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.

Redemption information

    • Tour will start on time. We’d like to remind you that the tour will start from 4:00pm sharp 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.
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.


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.