Japantown Food Tour

Eat Your Way Through One of the Last Japantowns in the U.S. During a Three Hour Food Tour

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About This Experience

General Information hide

Savor the authentic flavors of San Fransisco's Japantown, one of the three remaining Japantowns in the United States, during this three hour guided food tour. Discover a smorgasbord of flavors offered at unique eateries only found in this neighborhod.

The adventure begins in when you meet your friendly, local food Guide at the heart of this historic neighborhood. You will then be escorted to the ethnic markets, mom and pop shops and hidden gems that many locals don't even know about!  As you learn about the colorful past and history of Japantown, you will stop at six to seven eateries to sample mouth-watering morsels featuring specialty ingredients unique to Japanese cooking. From sweet potato lattes to okonomiyaki (Japanese frittata), a sweet and savory mochi from one of Japantown’s first businesses to authentic Masala dosa with chutney, you will be sure to leave wanting more.

So whether you are looking for fun ways to explore San Francisco, to try new foods or for a unique gift for a foodie, this SF Food Tour of Japantown is the ticket!

Where It's Located hide

  • San Francisco, California

Who Is Included hide

The Japantown Food Tour Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. You will be joined by 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 Japantown Tours are offered on Fridays and Saturdays, year-round, subject to availability. Tours typically begin at 11:00 AM.

How Long Is It hide

The Culinary Tours of Japantown have a length of 3 hours and a total duration of 3¼ hours.

Weather hide

The San Francisco Food Tours take place in all weather conditions.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, flat rubber-soled shoes and layers are suggested for this culinary adventure.

Additional Information hide

Tours include 1- 1½ miles of walking and typically 6-7 stops for tastings. For most, the amount of food served is equivalent to a meal. Participants may bring a bottle of water or non-alcoholic beverage on the tour.

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the experience no substitutions can be made, however dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice. Locations visited on the tour are subject to change.

Gratuities for your tour guide are not included but are greatly appreciated and may be offered at the end of the event. You will have the opportunity to purchase additional food and beverages after the experience, therefore participants are urged to bring additional spending money and a bag to hold any purchases.


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All changes to reservations for the Japantown Food Tour Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

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

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