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Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya

Nagoya Food Tour

3 hours

Eat like a local in Nagoya

Barbecued eels, giant 35cm fried shrimps and Taiwan ramen (we’re still in Nagoya, don’t worry).

  • From $83.13 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

What you'll do

Nagoya’s style of miso paste is rich, salty, and extra-umami, so miso soup and miso katsu  (deep-fried pork cutlets served with earthy miso sauce) are must-tries. Chow down on hitsumbushi, a local delicacy of grilled eel, or try on-the-go tenmusu – chewy rice balls with a dollop of tasty shrimp tempura in the center. At one of the city’s cozy, wood-built izakayas, you could sample small plates of takoyaki – fried octopus balls under a blanket of unfurling bonito flakes – or test an old Nagoya trick: ask the chef for “today’s best”, and that’s what you’ll get! And don’t miss grilled cochin – a local breed of chicken so superb, locals will tell you to set aside your sake and drink the eggs raw with a pinch of salt!

Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya
Eat like a local in Nagoya

Where you’ll go

In central Nagoya, all roads lead to food – and with a local insider as your own personal GPS, all roads will only lead to the very best! You’ll stroll the high-rise-lined streets of shopping and entertainment district Sakae at the heart of the city, where restaurants are as common as convenience stores, and all of Nagoya’s specialties can be found. Swivel your head between the neon lights, noodle bars, karaoke bars and izakaya, but not so fast! Don’t get too carried away, because 12 minutes north, the secret Fushimi Underground Shopping Mall is overflowing with cozy izakayas and tiny, traditional serving quality Kuheiji sake and authentic eats. 

    • Go on a tasty three-hour tour of Nagoya’s foodie hotspots with a knowledgeable host to lead the way.
    • Explore the famous Sakae district, and a popular local haunt – Fushimi Underground Shopping Mall.
    • Taste several of the city’s specialties, like grilled eel (hitsumbishi) and shrimp tempura rice balls (tenmusu)
    • Try Nagoya’s Kuheiji sake at an intimate izakaya or an underground bar (or both!)
    • Have a local host on hand to tell you about Nagoya’s food history and answer all your questions
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • 6-8 tastings of various local food specialties
    • A glass of wine, beer or soft drink
    • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks other than the ones included in the experience
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
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