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Explore Shinjuku with Sake & Local Food




Omoide Yokocho Alley, Golden Gai Bar Hopping

  • Experiencing truly Japanese nightlife in Tokyo through visiting Shinjuku izakayas (Japanese traditional bar)!
  • The friendly host will guide you through the areas and help you ordering authentic Japanese cuisine and drinks!
  • Compare the taste of Japanese sake!
  • All year

  • 3.5 hour total

  • English, Japanese

  • Any Age

  • 1 〜 6


Sayaka NIO

Hello. I'm Sayaka from Experience+ I organize two tours【Explore Local Food and Drink in Shinjuku】and【Photogenic Tour in Tokyo】 I will take you out to the adventure you have never experienced before.

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【Beta Tour - EARLY BIRD PRICE!】As this is a new tour, we'll be offering it for the special low price of 2500 yen, as we hope to get feedback from many people. Even though my English is not like a native, I'm confident about the tour course. You can complete Shinjuku with this tour! : We will walk through Omoide Yokocho and Golden Gai and step into Kabukicho to see some hot spots. In addition, we will visit a shrine and walk through the front of a hidden traditional comic storytelling(Rakugo) theater. In the first shop, we will make some Japanese traditional foods together such as Octopus ball. I've made them since I was young, so I'm looking forward to sharing the experience with you! In the second shop, we will go to an izakaya that is difficult for foreigners to enter on their own because there is no English menu. Also, you can compare the tastes of Japanese sake in this shop. At the end of the tour, both our stomachs and our hearts will be satisfied! *About food restrictions* - We can accommodate those who cannot eat whole pieces of meat or fish, but some dishes are based on fish broth and we cannot avoid this. - Alcohol or pork may be included in the ingredients. - Therefore, we cannot accommodate strict vegetarian/non alcoholic diets.

  • Omoide Yokocho Alley(Memory Line)

  • Cheer up with beer!

  • Enjoy eating Japanese Izayaka food.

  • Enjoy talk with your host.

  • Hanazono Shrine


  • Duration


    (17:30 〜 21:00)

    * Time may vary, not including transportation time

  • Access

    Take the Chuo Line to Shinjuku st. (approx. 15 min from Tokyo st)

  • Participants Guests

    1 〜 6

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

  • Age


  • Conditions

    Available Rain or Shine

  • Cancellation Policy

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


  • Adults(12+)


  • Children(4~11)


  • Infants(~3)


Included in the Price

Experience, Insurance, foods, drinks


  • Things to bring

    Please wear casual clothes

  • Meeting Point

    In front of Uniqlo, Shinjuku West Exit, the Yamanote Line. [JY17]

  • Additional Info

    - If there are any requests as food restrictions please let the host know beforehand. (We cannot accommodate on gluten-free, vegan and halal meals) - In Japan, most Izakaya allows smoking. We kindly ask for your understanding - You have to be 20 to drink in Japan - We will leave the meeting point after the 10 min tour intro

    Please note that your reservation with us may be canceled due to inclement weather conditions or heavy rain. If so, we will contact you at least one hour prior to your reservation via your original booking site.





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    Tyler Watkins



    I enjoyed spending time with people from all different cultures and places around the world at Shinjuku bars and izakaya.

    I enjoyed the tour very much. I feel fortunate that I was able to be a part of it. My favorite aspect of the experience was spending time with people from all different cultures and places around the world. Another thing that I enjoyed was the ability to access bars and restaurants that I would be intimidated to enter if I were by myself. Thank you again for the opportunity!See moreSee less

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    Lester Shoda



    Fantastic experience and highly recommend!

    Moena & Sayaka were perfect hosts. They were easy to talk to and were wonderful company despite our age differences. Although I have been to Tokyo many times, I have never been to the bars in Shinjuku. This was a fantastic experience and I highly recommend this tour to all tourists who wish to see where the local Japanese populace go to relax with food and drink.See moreSee less

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    Natalia Salina



    The opportunity to see an interesting part of Japanese culture!

    Do you know how to travel in time? Now I know how to do that and it's not impossible like you may think. Today in the center of modern Tokyo I found a small piece of history name Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane). I got a unique chance to see post-war period Japan. The majority of the restaurants and shops are built tightly, right next to each other. You will find small izakayas with tasty food at reasonable prices. Today was really interesting evening, people from all over the world (England, Australia, The USA, Germany, Russia and of course Japan) gathered together to try Japanese food and talk about life and culture of Japan. It was really great experience, which I will never forget! Thank you to our nice host! Thank you for the opportunity to see an interesting part of Japanese culture!See moreSee less

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    Raquel Fernandez Rodriguez


    Takoyaki adventure

    Had a great experience walking through the small alleys in Shinjuku with our guide, Moena. She took us to a Japanese izakaya where we were the only foreigners. We tried our hands at cooking takoyaki. Highly recommended if you want to try something a bit different.See moreSee less

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    Marlon Ramos Indaya



    Izakaya in Shinjuku experience

    It was awesome to experience izakaya in Shinjuku with our host Moena. Foods and drinks are good and the ambiance of the place is really good. I highly recommend this tour to the first timer visitors in Japan. A special thanks to our host Moena for waiting a little bit due to heavy rain.See moreSee less


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