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Kanazawa Food Tours

Kanazawa Food Tours

100% private & personalized tours and experiences

Friendly, knowledgeable & individually selected locals

From first time visits to off the beaten path experiences

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The best private food tours & experiences with locals

Surrounded by mountains and sea, Kanazawa is a culinary powerhouse known for having some of the best fresh produce in Japan. Beyond the city’s famous shrines, temples, and its samurai and geisha districts lies a food scene teeming with unexpected textures and flavors you couldn’t find anywhere else. Join City Unscripted and a local insider for Kanazawa food tours that let you taste all the iconic Japanese delicacies plus a few of the secrets Kanazawa has up its sleeves. Whether you explore restaurant-lined entertainment streets, get lost in the lanes of traditional markets, or seek out century-old sweet shops, food tours in Kanazawa promise an unforgettable experience.

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Kanazawa Food Tours
Try local specialties

There are several foods Japan is known for, like delicate sushi and rich, flavorful ramen. But on food tours of Kanazawa, you’ll discover a whole new selection of unexpected dishes. Try a few (or several!) of the iconic Kanazawa foods that have put the city on Japan’s culinary map. Kanazawa food tours will introduce you to all sorts of delights, from crunchy croquettes to Kanazawa-style curry (a tasty sauce served with a pork cutlet) to Hanton rice – fried rice under a blanket of omelet. And for something a little more opulent? The city is also known for its glittering gold-leaf ice cream!

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A lunch date with a local

There’s nobody more qualified than a local to plan Kanazawa food tours. A local guide has spent years scoping out the food scene, and they can take you to the much-loved eateries that have become firm favorites. If there’s one thing we can promise, it’s that you won’t go anywhere that caters to travelers alone. Who needs a guidebook on food tours of Kanazawa with City Unscripted? Your local host will be your GPS, Google Translate, and Yelp reviewer, leading you through the heart of the city where the best restaurants in Kanazawa are found. It doesn’t get more authentic than that!

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From traditional to trendy

On food tours of Kanazawa with City Unscripted, you’ll find that the best places to eat in Kanazawa take many forms. There’s downtown Katamachi, a swanky restaurant-lined shopping and entertainment hub, and the traditional Omicho Market, where street food reigns supreme. For something a little more laid-back, you could grab a few bar snacks (locals recommend sashimi) and a cold beer at your host’s favorite izakaya. Or maybe your Kanazawa food tours could take you to the historic Nishi Chaya district, a single street where you’ll find shops selling Rakugan, Kanazawa’s pastel-colored sweets.

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