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Nagoya Food Tours—Local Delicacies or Nighttime Sake Tasting

By Voyagin


Earn $3.76
Free cancellation available
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Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • 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

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    English-speaking guide

  • What's included

    One bottle of water

  • What's included

    Local dishes at three restaurants (Day tour)

  • What's included

    Two snacks at one Japan’s oldest department stores (Day tour)

  • What's included

    Nine appetizers (equivalent to a full meal) (Night tour)

  • What's included

    Sake tasting, including an hour’s worth of all-you-can-drink sake (Night tour)

  • What's included

    Photos taken during the tour (Night tour)

  • What's excluded

    Additional food and drinks

  • What's excluded

    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

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided
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Activity Location

  • Nagoya
  • 3-16, Nishiki Naka Ward
  • Nagoya Aichi 460-0003

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Nagoya
    • 3-16, Nishiki Naka Ward
    • Nagoya Aichi 460-0003

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