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Osaka Night Food Tour with Arigato Japan

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HIGHLIGHTS

Enjoy Osaka's famous street food and hidden back alleys

  • See the hidden side of Dotonburi by taking a secret alley off the main street.
  • Enjoy Osaka’s specialty snacks and eat dinner at a Japanese style bar.
  • Finish up with a yummy local dessert!
  • All Seasons

  • 3 hour total

  • English

  • Age Any

  • 2 〜 8

YOUR HOST

Anne Kyle

Anne is the founder of Arigato Japan. She was born and raised in the Philippines. Anne majored in Airline Business Administration and Tourism. She has traveled around 50 countries between 2006 and 2017. After living in Japan for almost 20 years, Anne founded Arigato Japan in February 2016 with tours in Tokyo, realizing her true calling to help make the experience of visitors to Japan the best possible.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

This 3-hour Osaka Night Food Tour will take you on an unforgettable eating excursion through the less frequented parts of Minami (South) Osaka. Similar to Shibuya (its counterpart in Tokyo) the lights and sounds of Dotounburi often lead you astray to commercialized restaurants with queues of tourists outside while we want to take our guests to places they would certainly miss without a local’s guidance. Quickly darting from the crowd, we will take a secret alley not long after we begin the tour toward the shrines wedged out of sight from the average passerby. We will sample , Kushikatsu, (deep fried meat and veggie skewers) a local take on Yakitori and we will surprise you with a Michelin rated street food stop for Osaka’s favorite snack– Takoyaki! (a kind of grilled octopus fritter). Your guide will then lead you to a local dinner spot. This shop is an Izakaya or local pub with seasonal dishes that will intrigue and delight. You will enjoy yakitori (grilled skewers), sukiyaki (a delicious simmered beef hotpot), tempura and fresh local veggies and 1 drink. This spot is very local, you will not find tourists here! From there, we will show you a famous building full of hidden unorthodox bars, one after another. Finally finish off with a tasty local street food dessert! As you say farewell to your guide you can explore more on your own in this fascinating part of town.

  • Pose by the Glico man, a Filipino sprinter named Fortunato Catalon who inspired a nation and a company!

  • Taste a local snack of deep fried meat and veggie skewers.

  • The takoyaki at this street shop is Michelin rated!

  • Enjoy a delicious simmered beef hotpot for dinner.

DETAILS

  • Duration

    3h

    (17:30 〜 20:30)

    * Time may vary, not including transportation time

  • Access

    Namba Station

  • Participants Guests

    2 〜 8

    Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met. Accompanied infants participate for free.

  • Age

    Any

  • Conditions

    Available on Clear or Lightly Rainy Days

  • Cancellation Policy

    We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 3 days prior to your reserved date.

PRICES

  • Adults(12+)

    ¥17,700

  • Children(4~11)

    ¥10,850

  • Infants(~3)

    Free

Included in the Price

Guide, Street food tasting, Dinner, Dessert

NOTES

  • Things to bring

    Just bring yourself!

  • Meeting Point

    The meeting point is in front of Starbucks Tsutaya Ebisu-bashi in Dotonbori.

  • Additional Info

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Children: ¥10,850 Infants: Free

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