Why choose Food Tours Tokyo to enhance your Tokyo experience?

5 Reasons to take our private guided tour


Travelling gives opportunity to learn how people live, what makes places unique.

To enhance your Tokyo experience, here is 5 reasons why you choose our private guided tour:

  1. Get benefits of a personal translator
  2. The language barrier is the biggest difficulty you face in Japan. Few restaurant provide English menus. Most of the chefs and staffs of the restaurants speak very little English. A guide can serve as your personal translator.

  3. Use the public transportation systems efficiently
  4. Subway and railway systems in Tokyo are useful for getting around. But it is little complicated and can be a huge time sink. A guide gets you where you want to go.

  5. Get to know the life of Tokyo
  6. A guide can answer questions about local life and provide a perspective that Wikipedia can’t.

  7. Taste delicious foods from hidden gems
  8. From sweet treats to savory bites and local ethnic eateries, our food tours have got you covered.

  9. Just for fun!
  10. You’ll eat well and learn interesting information. Fill your stomach, mind and sense of adventure.

You can eat and drink your way.
We make your trip fun, easy and memorable!

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Kaiseki – Perfect in Presentation and Tastes

What is Kaiseki?

Kaiseki, a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner, is served one little dish at the time. Each meal, dishware and the design of the restaurant are presented in a very refined manner, and adjusted to reflect the season. The meal consists of 6-15 different kinds of food. The restaurant staff are all very polite and treat diners with exceptionally thoughtful hospitality.

Kaiseki Restaurant………Tankuma, kitamise
This restaurant dish completely changed my image of Kaiseki. In my daily life, Kaiseki course is served for special occasions, wedding, funeral, or memorial services. I had thought that kaiseki looked better than it tasted. I was wrong. I could tell differences in a single bite of the steamed fish. Everything was perfect: balances of the taste, texture, and appearance. That was the moment I found out the truth about Kaiseki. Enjoy delicious traditional Japanese cuisine with your tongue and eyes. This restaurant’s branch in Kyoto is one Michelin-starred.
Lunch from 5,000yen Dinner from 10,000yen

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Teishoku (Set Meal) – Ask for Another Free Dish –

One of the foreign tourist’s complains is small portion but high price. Do you know that many Japanese Teishoku restaurants offer another bowl of rice and some dishes at no extra charge?

Various dishes are available through Teishoku – main dishes from sashimi, grilled fish and several kinds of deep-fried, and side dishes from tofu, vegetable and chawanmushi (steamed egg and broth mixture with chicken and vegetables). It comes with rice, miso soup, and pickles on the side.

Popular Main Dishes of Teishoku

Sashimi (Raw fish)
The texture and flavor are the large part of enjoying sashimi. Have you tried soft and sweet squid, creamy scallops, and sophisticated richness of medium fatty tuna?

Tonkatsu (Deep-fried breaded Pork cutlet)
An irresistible crunch texture outside and moist and flavorful meat inside. Very tasty.

A parcel of juicy filling (usually pork and vegetables) encased in a dumpling wrapper are pan-fried to well-browned crispy bottom and lightly steamed to create the nice contrast in mouth.

Karaage (Deep-fried Chicken)
The little chunks of soy-sake-ginger marinated chicken coated in cornstarch/flour are deep-fried until super crispy. Juice coming from the meat when bite. Japanese fried chicken is a beer-lover’s best friend.

Karaage Restaurant – Eat Karaage as much as you want…………Toridori
You can eat deep-fried chicken as much as you want at this restaurant when you order the deep-fried chicken set menu (Karaage Teishoku). Price is less than 1,000yen. It’s only for lunch. You will be asked how many chicken you want. They serve as many as you want. You can ask them again and again.

Teishoku Restaurant – Eat bowl of rice and side dishes whatever you want…………Torafuku
Teishoku restaurant serves good and simple everyday Japanese food. This restaurant cook rice with old-fashioned stove (Kamado). Kamado cooked rice is surprisingly good with aroma, fluffiness, and springy texture. You can choose two main dishes from wide selection of teishoku main dishes. Eat bowl of rice and side dishes whatever you want. Good for both lunch and dinner. Lunch from 1,500yen Dinner from 3,000yen

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If you are interested in trying food that appears on this blog, please let us know. We will arrange itineraries to suit your preferences.