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Nightlife Osaka Food Tour

  • 3-hour evening food tour of Osaka
  • See why this is one of Japan’s most famous entertainment districts
  • Get caught up in the energy of the city's neon lights, animated signs, and outgoing people
Nightlife Osaka Food Tour
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Nightlife Osaka Food Tour
USD 139.00
Feast your senses on Osaka — widely acknowledged as Japan’s culinary capital — on a 3-hour food tour, ideal for first-time visitors and fans of Japanese cuisine. In a small group limited to no more than 10, you’ll immerse yourself in bright and bustling Dotonbori, the city’s nightlife hub, where you’ll sample specialties such as sushi and sake. Plus, learn to prepare your own takoyaki (octopus balls) under the guidance of a chef.
What to Expect

This 3-hour Osaka Night Food Tour will take you on an unforgettable eating adventure through the less frequented parts of Minami (South) Osaka.

Starting at the heavily-populated Dotonbori area on a bridge overlooking the inner canal, you will quickly see the Glico man. Similar to Shibuya, the lights and sounds of Dotonbori often lead you astray to commercialized restaurants with queues of tourists outside. Quickly darting from the crowd, you will take a secret alley with your guide.

After making it through the hidden alley ways, you will make your first stop at a traditionally un-traditional Japanese spot, known for its impressive selection of fresh food. Next, you will be taken down a narrow alley to see some of the more unconventional restaurants and pubs.

Your guide will then lead you to Kaminari Sushi, arguably the best sushi restaurant in all of Osaka.  Standing the test of time for nearly 100 years, this local shop fits just enough seats for you. There, you will taste some of the most succulent sushi you will ever eat. You will enjoy 7 kinds of sushi and a drink. The sushi master will be available for conversation and to answer any questions you may have about his craft.

From there, you will walk past the owl cafe to the second floor where you will be overwhelmed at the number of unorthodox bars, one after another.  

Your final stop will take you into the depths of a corner shop, with nothing really that eye-popping outside to let customers know what is actually down there...like a speakeasy. In the basement of the corner building, you will find the most amazing combination of activities. You will also be taught how to cook your own takoyaki with the support of the staff.

Reviews (16)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great way to visit off the beaten path spots

We booked this tour on our first night in Japan to serve as an ice breaker and learn about some of the foods for which Osaka is famous. Our guide Rutti was friendly and knowledgeable. He took us to some spots we definitely would not...More

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Plenty of good food

Had a good time with our food tour. Gabriela was our tour guide and she had some decent knowledge of the places we went. We had some good food and she took us to some interesting spots. She could've been more knowledgeable, however I take...More

1  Thank X4055IKstevenh
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile
Great Street Food walking tour

Last night my husband and I did the Nightlife Osaka Street Food Tour with Arigato Japan and loved it. Our guide Chie and her assistant Mao were terrific. We enjoyed learning about the local area and loved trying different local foods. Chie and Mao took...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 17 July 2018
what a night

My wife and i did this tour in the company of our guide Hiro,he was very knowledgeable about the area and of course the food.The tour was excellent and like it says we ate till we dropped, after three hours we were well and truly...More

1  Thank colin w
Reviewed 11 June 2018
Typical Osaka Food

Our family of 3 did this food tour in Osaka in the Dotonbori area on our last night in Japan. We were worried that we would be eating the same foods we had had during our trip, but our guide took us to restaurants and...More

Thank rangers93-94
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