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Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital

Osaka Street Food Tour

3 hours

Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital

From okonomiyaki pancakes to kushikatsu skewers, you’ll soon see why Osaka is the “Nation’s Kitchen”

  • From $79.38 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

Sample a myriad of classics like okonomiyaki pancakes and takoyaki octopus balls, before trying local favorites like deep-fried kushikatsu and tonpeiyaki omelets. Your journey will be peppered with your guide’s all-time favorite street food stalls and izakaya, and along the way they’ll introduce you to hormon, grilled tripe that’s so good, you won’t care what it is, and when you’re ready for the next level, you can bite the bullet and chow down on shirako, fish semen that locals enjoy with pure glee! Endo Sushi serves up warm sushi with a twist, bought fresh from the Central Wholesale Market next door, and you’ll discover that liquor stores often hide secret tapas joints - it all goes down real easy with craft sake and beer on tap!

Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital
Street food heaven in Japan’s food capital

Where you'll go

There’s a reason Osaka is known as the ‘Nation’s Kitchen’, but a more honest description is that it’s a ‘kuidaore city’, which means to ruin yourself by indulging in food! Sounds good, right? Our hosts live that philosophy and know the best and most unexpected places to get your street food fix in Namba, the wildly frenetic entertainment district and Dōtombori, its canalside neighbor, where even animatronic crabs and neon lights aren’t enough to distract you from the food! Osakan street food needs to abide by one rule, and one rule only: it has to be well-priced, and your host is an expert at sussing out the best. It won’t be long before you’re cheering “kanpai” with the locals in a standing tachinomiya bar!

 

    • Taste some of the most popular street foods in Osaka, at the exact spots recommended by your host for each specialty - they’ve got the eye!
    • Explore the Namba district and famous Dotonbori, discovering the heart of Osaka’s food scene
    • Learn about the origin and culture of many of the dishes you try, many of which were created and perfected here in Osaka
    • Discover new foods, ingredients, and flavors that you never knew existed - some of these wild dishes are even new to Osaka, so you could be trying the next big thing
    • Sip sake and cheers with the locals in a backstreet izakaya
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalised experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • 6-8 foods to taste selected by your host, based on your tastes
    • 2 beers, teas or soft drinks
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • 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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