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Introduce the city’s proud food culture: Nagoya meshi
Learn about Nagoya and Japanese culture
Dive deep into the local food and drink culture
Choose the day tour to sample unique local dishes
Take a night tour for a taste of Nagoya’s ‘izakaya’ bars
What's included, what's not
One bottle of water
Local dishes at three restaurants (Day tour)
Two snacks at one Japan’s oldest department stores (Day tour)
Nine appetizers (equivalent to a full meal) (Night tour)
Sake tasting, including an hour’s worth of all-you-can-drink sake (Night tour)
Photos taken during the tour (Night tour)
Additional food and drinks
Transport to and from the meeting point
Know Before You Book
We cannot guarantee accommodation of food allergies
Hosts will check their body temperature before the tour, wear a face mask or face shield throughout, and regularly wash or sanitize hands
The tour is not suitable for vegetarians and vegans
The tour is neither wheelchair-accessible nor stroller friendly, and is not recommended for pregnant travelers
This tour requires at least two participants for us to accept your booking
Children aged 0–6 are free of charge on the day tour
Participants must be aged 20 or older for the night tour
Participants must wear a mask during the tour, except when eating or drinking
Please do not participate in this tour if you have heart problems or other serious conditions
What you can expect
Discover Nagoya’s unique food culture on a day or night tour of the city’s best backstreet eateries. Nagoya’s food culture is distinctive and unique, so get ready for a journey of discovery with a fluent and passionate English-speaking guide!
Tours are available daily, with day tours starting between 11:00 and 15:00, and night tours at 18:00.
Example day tour schedule:
11:00 — Meet your guide, and head to the first restaurant.
11:15 — Try 'miso nikomi udon' (noodles in broth with red fermented soybean paste) at the restaurant that popularized it some 70 years ago.
11:55 — Head to the second restaurant to try 'ebi tenmusu,' mini rice balls stuffed with shrimp tempura.
12:35 — Stop at one of the oldest department stores in Japan to snack on 'ebi senbei' (shrimp rice crackers) and 'oni manju' (sweet potato rice-flour buns).
13:15 — Visit the third restaurant for 'hitsumabushi,' Nagoya’s famous grilled eel dish.
14:00 — Tour ends at Sakae Station.
Night tour schedule:
18:00 — Meet your guide, and step into an izakaya with over 100 years of history, for your first sake samples and four appetizers.
18:45 — Walk through central Nagoya.
19:00 — Visit your second izakaya and sample local Nagoya foods.
19:45 — Head to the next izakaya.
19:50 — Arrive at the next izakaya, and taste a wide variety of sake with an all-you-can-drink hour.
21:00 — Tour ends at Sakae Station.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Protective shields in place at main contact areas
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks required
- Hand sanitizer provided
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