Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho, Kabukicho and Golden Gai Food Tour

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    • Step back in time with rustic food stalls and bars from the 1950s at Omoide Yokocho (literally “Memory Lane”).

    • Get a chance to enjoy many kinds of sushi and yakitori (skewers) as well as classic RAMEN.

    • Wander around Golden Gai - an area known for being Tokyo’s most popular spot for over 200 unique izakaya, tiny bars, and pub nightlife.

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    Itinerary

    05:00 pm: Start our tour by walking through the busy streets of Shinjuku and heading straight for Omoide Yokocho (literally “Memory Lane”) as our first stop. 

    Here, we will have a drink together and some skewers in one of the most charming parts of Tokyo. It will give you a very authentic feeling of Japan as you dine mostly with locals and many of these spots still stay true to their roots, serving roasted giblets with beef and pork, which was a staple when food was scarce after World War II.

    Make our way to Kabukicho, Asia’s largest, yet safest red light district. Learn more about this very famous area as your guide explains to you Japanese izakayas, the amazing world of karaokes and Robot restaurant as well as other hidden gems of Kabukicho.

    You will enjoy two delicious famous foods. First, Tonkotsu Ramen with a pork broth simmered for hours and hours delivering a very creamy, savoury taste! We will also explain the history, and manners for eating different types of ramen.


    Head to Golden Gai, an area known for being Tokyo’s most popular spot for over 200 unique izakaya, tiny bars, and pub nightlife.

    Boasting the most densely packed nightlife area in the world, Golden Gai will be a glimpse of Tokyo you will never forget. 

    While in Golden Gai, you will sample some very local sushi that you will surely enjoy!


    End our tour with a ramble through the back drinking alleys at Golden Gai where you can continue on and choose the cozy bar of your choice.


    What's included

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    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Different dishes at 4 food stops
    • One drink included
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
    • Other personal expenses

    Important notes

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    • This tour is only for adults over 20 years of age.

    • We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all guests and restaurant partners. Please kindly note that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour.

    • The tour is family-friendly. However, no strollers are allowed.

    • Please keep your belongings with you all the time. The tour guide is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

    • Maintain the cleanliness of your surroundings throughout the journey.

    • Always strictly follow the instructions of your local guide.

    Advice from your local guide

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    • You should wear comfortable shoes as there is a good bit of walking on the tour.

    • On rainy days, we recommend bringing an umbrella, which can be easily purchased at any convenience store.

    Pickup information

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    • Tour schedule: Everyday (Mon - Sun)

      • Meeting time frame: 4:45 - 5:00 pm

      • Start Time: 5:00 pm

      • End Time: 8:00 pm

    • Meeting Location: After exiting the JR East Exit gate, take the exit for Kabukicho. You will meet the guide in front of the Police Box (Koban).

    Cancellation policies

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    • Booking canceled without notice: No refund

    • Booking canceled less than 48 hours of the travel date: No refund

    • Booking canceled prior to 48 hours of the travel date: Full refund

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