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Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo

Sapporo Food Tour

3 hours

Eat like a local in Sapporo

Kaisen Don, grilling your own meat on a convex bbq skillet and legendary Sapporo beer.

3 hours

From $79.38  USD per person (based on 8 adults)

  • From $79.38 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

Taste your way through Sapporo’s creative food scene with soup curry (a spicy soup with fall-off-the-bone chicken) and jingusikan, aka Genghis Khan, a hearty dish of mutton cooked in a skillet that resembles a traditional Mongolian soldier’s helmet! At the fish market, you could buy kegani crab from a vendor and take it to be prepared at a nearby restaurant, or try rich, creamy, buttery uni (sea urchin) if you’re feeling adventurous. At your host’s favorite izakaya bar, crunch on crispy zangi (fried chicken), slurp up Hokkaido’s miso ramen with corn and butter, and wash it all down with ice-cold Sapporo beer or local Chitosetsuru sake. And for dessert? Hokkaido is known for its ice-cream, and the sweet cream flavor is out-of-this-world. 

Eat like a local in Sapporo
Eat like a local in Sapporo

Where you’ll go

Just south of central Ōdōri Park, the city’s most famous food districts are ready to be explored. Walk through the tightly-packed Tanukikoji covered shopping arcade, a one-stop-shop for all of Sapporo’s most popular dishes and home to a Kit Kat store where you can stock up on 100’s of unique Japanese flavors, like cough drop and baked potato (yes, really!), before ambling 10 minutes east across Sōsei River to the traditional Nijo Market for Sapporo’s freshest seafood and a couple of intriguing local delicacies. When you’ve had your fill, the neon-lit Susukino entertainment district 10 minutes south is the perfect place to be swept up with salarymen moving between tiny restaurants and izakaya to end the day with a draft of Sapporo beer.

    • Visit Sapporo’s most-central food hubs with your local host as a GPS, Google Translate and elite Yelp reviewer
    • Tell your host what your preferences are, and have your food tour tailored to your taste
    • Taste food at a local restaurant, a covered shopping street, and a traditional market
    • Try Sapporo’s local specialties: soup curry, ‘Genghis Khan’ BBQ lamb and Hokkaido ramen
    • Have your local host on hand to give restaurant recommendations over a draft of Sapporo beer or regional sake
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • A private and personalised experience
    • 3 hours with your host
    • 6-8 tastings of various local food specialities
    • A glass of wine, beer or soft drink
    • 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

Meet our locals in

We will match you to the local host best suited to your requirements specified in our lovely post-booking questionnaire

How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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