Gourmet Japantown SF Culinary Tour

Enjoy Tasty Asian Street Food on a Tour of San Francisco's Japantown

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Explore the Country’s oldest and largest Japantown, and experience the rich heritage of Fillmore Street during this three-hour Gourmet San Francisco Food Tour. 

Your Urban Adventure beings in the Japantown Center where you will meet your knowledgeable Tour Guide.  You will explore historic Nihonmachi, America’s oldest Japantown, where immigrants have been opening restaurants and markets since the Gold Rush years. Throughout this ethnic neighboorhood you sample and savor traditional Japanese, Thai and Korean culinary specialties such as Miang Kham and potato curry puffs, popular Japanese snack onigiri, India’s street beverage masala chai, Korean sushi, Bahn mi sandwiches, assorted teas and hot taiyaki which is a Japanese waffle filled with chocolate.  Plus, you will also learn about Asian spices during a stop at a gourmet spice shop.

Enjoy plenty of delicious Asian cuisine as you learn about the amazing history of these Bay Area districts!  This Walking Culinary Tour makes the perfect gift for anyone interested in learning more about Asian Foods or looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon in San Francisco.

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Where It's Located hide

  • San Francisco, California

Who Is Included hide

The Gourmet Japantown SF Culinary Tour Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. There will be up to eleven additional participants on the tour.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests or spectators.

When It Is Offered hide

The Gourmet San Francisco Food Tours are offered Wednesdays year-round, and the first Saturday of each month, subject to availability. Tours typically take place at 2:00 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Bay Area Food Tours have a tour length of 3 hours and a total duration of approximately 3½ hours.

Weather hide

The Japantown Culinary Experience takes place in all weather conditions. Guests are encouraged to bring an umbrella in the Winter months.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably. Flat rubber-soled walking shoes are recommended for this culinary adventure.

Additional Information hide

Price includes all tastings. Tours include one mile of walking, with limited seating. There are typically 8 stops with tastings at each and enough food that you will not need to eat lunch following the tour. Begins at Fillmore Center and ends at a cafe on Post Street near the Hotel Kabuki.

Participants should bring spending money as they will have the opportunity to purchase additional food, beverages, gifts and souvenirs on the tour.

Gratuities are not included but are greatly appreciated and may be offered at the end of the event.

Locations visited on the tour are subject to change.


Reservation Information hide

Changes to reservations for the Gourmet Japantown SF Culinary Tour Experience cannot be made once the date of this Experience is reserved.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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