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Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake

Osaka Okonomiyaki Food Tour

3 hours

Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake

Okonomiyaki, okonomiyaki and more okonomiyaki (no really, you'll try it three ways).

  • From 75.00 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

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

What you'll do

Post World War II, Japanese folk needed a cheap, fast meal, and thus, okonomiyaki was born! Every local has a slightly different description of what okonomiyaki is, but the name means ‘what you like, grilled’! A savory pancake made with a base of shredded cabbage and batter, you’ll find skilled street food maestros creating innumerable varieties of the delicious treat. Discover Osaka’s best okonomiyaki eateries, ranging from ridiculously busy restaurants to tiny, family-owned stalls that locals favor above all else. From the former slum of Shinsekai, where authenticity is the name of the game, to Omoni, an Umeda gem where you can make your own pancakes, your host will ensure you get the tastiest possible okonomiyaki experience.

Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake
Okonomiyaki experience: Osaka's world famous pancake

Where you’ll go

Indulge in Japan’s favorite pancake in the region it originated from, where it’s still hand-crafted with the same care and technique that has made okonomiyaki so popular for generations. Your host will treat you to three different eateries, each with its own unique twist. You could find yourself cooking your own yam-infused treats on a teppan hotplate at Omoni, or watching a true expert mix squid, pork, prawn, egg, and a whole array of other toppings to create edible works of art at Fukutarou. Indulge in French fusion and fine wine at Vin Jutei, or savor 50 years of tradition at Negiyaki Yamamoto. Let your host take the wheel; Osakans invented it, after all, and now, they’ve perfected it!

    • Try okonomiyaki, Osaka’s most famous dish at the spots that are best loved by locals
    • Discover what exactly this dish is, and why it’s so famous here in Osaka.
    • Enjoy okonomiyaki in three different ways from three different eateries. Variety? You bet.
    • Discover which street food stalls and eateries are best-loved by the locals.
    • Whip up your own version of okonomiyaki, or let master chefs take the reigns!
    • Get expert recommendations from your host that’ll keep you well-fed for the rest of your stay.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalised experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • 3 different types of okonomiyaki
    • A glass of sake, highball, wine, beer or a soft drink
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Additional food and drinks from the ones provided 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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