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In order to fully appreciate Tokyo and its deep food scene it’s necessary to not only peek behind the curtain of yesterday, but also join the constant flow of people eating their way through the city of today and even tomorrow. Our Tokyo walk will...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Dogenzaka | Shibuya Train Station, 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
Shibuya, Harajuku, Ebisu
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jelly was amazing and knowledgeable not only about the food but about all things japan and Tokyo. I was worried that the tour would drag on being all day but when it ended i wanted to keep going and learning more about the food culture...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first tour with Cullinary Backstreets and it was several steps above previous food tours. Mairi is an excellent guide with interesting explanations and answers and the day was at the right pace for what proved to be a full itinerary. You get...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk. We take pride in working with people who are very knowledgable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our friendly, chatty, well organised & well-informed guide Mairi (a Kiwi with 20 years of living in Tokyo under her belt) provided us with a full day of gastronomic discovery - gratification & education. She has the inside track on & with a whole range...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Our guide was lively, warm and knowledgeable. We learned a lot and had a lot of fun. We would certainly recommend this tour to someone who likes adventurous eating and who wants an orientation to what Tokyo has to offer.

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Reviewed 17 October 2018

After meeting at the Shibuya crossing we went to explore a food area of an department store and enjoyed some lunchtime sushi. From there we went into a lesser know neighbor hood and explored the food scene there. Loved the get to know the families...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous tour with warm, welcoming and knowledgable guide Keilene. I recommend this to anyone looking for a snapshot of Tokyo's extensive and varied eateries.

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is our second tour with CB. And once again they didn't disappoint. Miki was a wonderful guide, so full of information and great to chat with. By the end we were so full we couldn't even finish our last tasting but we still got...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to see the stamps you...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic time and tried so many things I could have never done on my own. I highly recommend this tour for solo travelers as well as families. It was very intimate and the guide was highly informed about all things Japanese.More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to see the stamps you...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had a really enjoyable day visiting so many places we would never have experienced on our own as we would never have found them. Culinary Backstreets is an apt name for the tour. Our guide Mairi was friendly,engaging and very knowledgeable. The food we...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to see the stamps you...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had the best day on our food tour with our guide Miki. He was very informative down to earth and fun. We covered a wide verity of conversations on Japanese food and culture. It’s not a cheap tour but worth every $$$ we sampled...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the
Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops
that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest
areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's
Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to
recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh
yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast,
Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool.
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Book through culinary back streets website search Tokyo it is not cheap but worth every $ spent it was $390 USD for 2
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