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Tokyo Afternoon Food Walking Tour in Shimbashi with English-Speaking Guide

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Step into the local eateries of Shimbashi and taste delicacies beloved by Tokyoites. Forray into the alleys of salaryman (office worker) central and enjoy a few drinks with some warm oden, yakitori bbq skewers, ramen, taiyaki dessert and more!

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VELTRA says:
When in Tokyo, eat as the Tokyoites do. Go off the beaten path, eat alongside Japan's working class, get an intro to Tokyo drinking and dining culture and stop for local bites at food stalls and hidden restaurants.
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*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 333.22
USD 333.22
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / 10-15 different dishes at 5 food stops / 1 drink / dessert
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  • 16:15 Meet at Shimbashi Station
  • 16:30 Begin Food Tour
    The exact course of the tour will be a surprise, but here is a sample of places and things you will be trying!
  • Yakitori, Oden
    shutterstock_346314155 Dive right into "salaryman center" (office worker center) and get an introduction to Tokyoite drinking and dining culture. Sample some delicious bbq yakitori and slurp hearty soul food, oden.
  • Ramen
    shutterstock_1306542520 Second only to sushi, ramen is one of Japan's representative dishes. Do ramen the right way! Learn how to order, what the basics are and practice your slurping technique so you eat ramen noodles just like the locals!
  • Taiyaki Dessert
    shibuya_tour_-_food Cap off your gastronomic adventure with taiyaki. This tasty dessert is shaped like a fish and filled with either bean paste or cream. After you see it cooked in front of you, taste it hot off the grill!
  • 19:30 Tour Ends at Shimbashi Station
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Under Japanese law, alcohol can be ordered by participants over 20 years of age only.
    • People 20 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
Additional Note(s)
    • Additional meals and drinks not listed in the inclusions is not included in the tour fare.
    • If you arrive more than 10 minutes late after your meeting time, you will not be able to join the tour.
    • Guests who do not show up for the tour or who arrive late do not qualify for a refund. Please check the cancellation policy below for further information.
    • Please note that VELTRA and the tour provider will not be liable for any theft or loss or loss of property, as well as bodily harm or injury. Please exercise due caution.
    • Please note that dietary issues, allergies and cross-contact are not well-known or common in Japan, so many restaurants are not equipped to handle these issues. The tour operator and its partners make every effort to meet allergy and dietary requests, but please be aware that there is no guarantee these requests can be met in full.

      Please refer to the FAQ for Japanese translations for common food allergies.
    • Emergency Phone Numbers:
      Ambulance: 119 (simple English should be okay)

      Medical emergencies in Tokyo:
      Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Information Service: +81 (0)3 5285 8181
      English assistance: 9 am - 8 pm

      Medical emergencies in Kansai (including Osaka and Kyoto):
      AMDA International Medical Information Centre KANSAI: +81 (0)6-6636-2333
      English assistance: 9 am - 5 pm
    • Emergency Phone Numbers:

      Outside of Tokyo & Kansai:
      Japan Helpline: +81 (0)120-461-997 or +81 (0)570-000-911
      English assistance 24h

      Other useful numbers: https://www.jhelp.com/en/jhlp.html
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
Activity provider
FAQ
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What are common food allergies and their Japanese translation?
  • Japanese for Common Allergy Foods:

    Nut Allergy ナッツアレルギー
    almond アーモンド
    brazil nuts ブラジルナッツ
    cashew カシュー
    hazelnut ヘーゼルナッツ
    hickory nut ヒッコリーナッツ
    macadamia マカダミアナッツ
    peanut ピーナッツ
    pecan ピーカンナッツ
    pine nut 松の実
    pistachio ピスタチオ
    walnuts くるみ

    Shellfish Allergy (including mollusks and crustaceans) 貝アレルギー
    calamari カラマリ
    crayfish ザリガニ
    cuttlefish いか
    lobster ロブスター
    mussels ムール貝
    oysters カキ
    prawns 海老

    Fish Allergy 魚アレルギー
    cod タラ
    salmon サーモン
    snapper スナッパー
    trout マス
    tuna マグロ
    yellowtail ハマチ
    mackerel 鯖
    sardine イワシ
    anything that is from the ocean 海に住む生き物

    Gluten Allergy 小麦アレルギー
    bread パン
    breakfast cereals 朝食用シリアル
    porridge お粥
    cakes ケーキ
    biscuits ビスケット
    pizza ピザ
    pasta パスタ
    wheat-based noodles 小麦焼きそば
    bread crumbs パン粉
    soy sauce 醤油
    yeast extract spread (such as Vegemite) イーストエキス(ベジマイトなど)
    soups スープ
    ice cream アイスクリーム
    custard powder カスタードパウダー
    beer ビール
    barbequed chicken バーベキューチキン
    sausage ソーセージ
    hamburger ハンバーガー

    Lactose Intolerance 乳製品食べません
    milk 牛乳
    cheese チーズ
    ice cream アイスクリーム
    butter バター
    yogurt ヨーグルト
    biscuits and cakes (if milk or milk solids are added) ビスケットとケーキ
    cheese sauce チーズソース
    cream soups クリームスープ
    custard カスタード
    milk chocolate ミルクチョコレート
    pancakes パンケーキ
    scrambled eggs スクランブルエッグ
    quiche キッシュ
    some breadいくつかパン

    Soy 大豆アレルギー
    edamame 枝豆
    miso みそ
    natto 納豆
    soy sauce and shoyu sauce 醤油
    soy flour 大豆粉
    soy nuts 大豆の実
    soy bean sprouts もやし
    soy-based milk 豆乳
    soy-based yogurt 大豆ヨーグルト
    soy-based ice cream 大豆アイスクリーム
    soy-based cheese 大豆チーズ
    tamari 大豆たまり
    tempeh 大豆テンペ
    tofu 豆腐
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 21:00 local time, 7 business days to 21:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 21:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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by: Mary K, USA
We didn't have trouble finding our guide. Directions were good and easy to follow. We had a small group and our guide was friendly and well versed in the culture and history of Tokyo. We really enjoye...more
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Tokyo Afternoon Food Walking Tour in Shimbashi with English-Speaking Guide