Retro Shibuya Food Tour

Step into a time machine of flavors on the ‘Retro Shibuya Food Tour,’ where every bite tells a story of the district’s culinary evolution. From savory bites at Tachinomi bars to the legacy of a Ramen shop steeped in history, this tour promises a taste of Shibuya like no other.

But what sets this experience apart isn’t just the food – it’s the chance to uncover Shibuya’s hidden gastronomic treasures. Intrigued to discover more about this unique journey through Shibuya’s past and present food scene?

Just The Basics

Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Just The Basics

  • Explore hidden spots in Shibuya and taste over 12 dishes and 3 drinks
  • Visit a 60+ year-old Ramen shop and learn about Shibuya’s history
  • Experience local culture at Tachinomi bars and traditional izakayas
  • Enjoy a surprise dessert experience and immerse in retro Shibuya vibes

Tour Details

Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Tour Details

When embarking on the Retro Shibuya Food Tour with Arigato Travel K.K. in Tokyo’s Kanto Region, participants can expect a three-hour immersive experience filled with flavorful delights and cultural insights. This tour dives deep into local cuisine, offering a taste of authentic dishes while exploring historical sites in the vibrant Shibuya district.

Travelers get to visit a 60+ year-old Ramen shop, sample over 12 delectable treats, and sip on traditional beverages like beer and sake. The journey also includes stops at Tachinomi bars, providing a glimpse into the local drinking culture.

For those looking to unravel the culinary secrets of Shibuya while soaking in its rich history, this budget-friendly tour is a must-try.


Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Highlights

Discover hidden local gems in Shibuya on the Retro Shibuya Food Tour, where you’ll explore back streets, visit traditional Tachinomi bars, and enjoy a surprise dessert experience.

Dive into the heart of Shibuya’s local cuisine scene, uncovering hidden gems that offer a true taste of Japan. From savoring authentic dishes at local izakayas to experiencing the rich history of a 60+ year-old Ramen shop, this tour is a culinary adventure like no other.

Enjoy the vibrant culture of Shibuya as you sample over 12 delectable dishes and 3 drinks, all while learning fascinating tidbits about the area’s past.

Get ready to feast on delicious treats and indulge in the best-kept secrets of Shibuya’s food scene.


Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Inclusions

The Retro Shibuya Food Tour includes tasting over 12 dishes and 3 drinks, exploring hidden spots in Shibuya, visiting a 60+ year-old Ramen shop, experiencing local culture at Tachinomi bars, and enjoying beverages like beer and sake.

Food options on the tour range from traditional Japanese dishes to modern street food, offering a diverse culinary experience. Participants not only get to indulge in delicious treats but also enjoy a cultural experience by visiting iconic food spots and mingling with locals at Tachinomi bars.

The tour provides a budget-friendly way to explore Shibuya’s food scene while enjoying the rich history and flavors of the area.


Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Exclusions

While the Retro Shibuya Food Tour includes a variety of food and drink experiences, it doesn’t cover hotel pickup, gratuities, transportation costs, or additional food and drinks beyond what’s specified in the package.

  • Dietary restrictions: Please inform the guide of any dietary restrictions beforehand to ensure a smooth culinary experience.

  • Transportation options: Participants are responsible for their transportation to and from the meeting point.

  • Gratuities not included: Remember to budget for any tipping you may wish to do during the tour.

  • Extra food and drinks: Any additional food or drinks outside the tour package will be at the participant’s expense.

  • Personal expenses: Plan for any personal expenses or souvenirs you might want to purchase along the way.

Activity Description

Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Activity Description

To get a taste of old-school Shibuya vibes, hop on the Retro Shibuya Food Tour where you’ll uncover hidden local gems and dive into traditional Tachinomi bars and a historic Ramen shop. Step back in time as you explore back streets, discovering hidden gems and local izakayas along the way. Enjoy the authentic atmosphere of Tachinomi bars, where locals gather for a quick drink and bite to eat. Don’t miss the chance to visit a historic Ramen shop, serving up delicious noodles for over 60 years. Cap off your culinary adventure with a surprise dessert experience, making this tour a must-do for anyone looking to enjoy the rich food culture of Shibuya.

Hidden Gems Tachinomi Bars Historic Ramen Shop Surprise Dessert Experience
Explore back streets Authentic local bars Over 60 years old Delicious sweet ending

Customer Reviews

Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Customer Reviews

After enjoying the Retro Shibuya Food Tour, travelers rave about the experience with a perfect 5/5 rating. The guide recommendations are exceptional, with visitors praising Asami for her humor and knowledge. Tour experiences are described as immersive, offering a deep dive into Shibuya’s history and culture. Participants highlight the value for money, stating that the tour exceeded their expectations. Overall, customers express satisfaction with the diverse range of dishes sampled and the insights gained about the local food scene.

  • Memorable guide interactions

  • Engaging historical insights

  • Varied and delicious food selection

  • Authentic cultural experiences

  • Excellent value for money


Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Logistics

Travelers booking the Retro Shibuya Food Tour can enjoy the convenience of free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance and the option to reserve now and pay later. For rescheduling options, participants need to contact Arigato Travel K.K. directly.

The meeting arrangements for the tour require a minimum of 2 people per booking. The meeting point is in front of the Wall Mural of Hachiko at Hachiko Exit, where the guide will be holding an Arigato Japan sign. It’s essential to arrive on time as the tour departs promptly with limited wait time.

Remember to bring your passport and carefully check the meeting point address. With these logistics in mind, guests can focus on enjoying the retro food tour through Shibuya hassle-free.

Frequently Asked Questions

Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Frequently Asked Questions

Can Participants Take Home Any Souvenirs or Mementos From the Retro Shibuya Food Tour?

Participants cannot take home souvenirs or mementos from the Retro Shibuya Food Tour. The focus is on experiencing local cuisine and culture. Instead of gifts, they get to savor over 12 dishes, including a surprise dessert.

Are There Any Opportunities for Participants to Interact With Local Residents or Artisans During the Tour?

During the tour, participants can engage in meaningful local interactions, possibly meeting artisans, and exploring artisan workshops. This hands-on experience adds depth to their journey, offering a personal connection to Shibuya’s culture and history.

Is There a Dress Code or Recommended Attire for the Retro Shibuya Food Tour?

There isn’t a strict dress code for the tour, but participants should consider the weather. Comfortable attire and shoes are recommended. Following local cultural norms, dressing modestly and respectfully is appreciated during the excursion.

Are There Restroom Facilities Available Along the Tour Route?

Restroom facilities are available along the tour route. They ensure participants can take a break comfortably. It’s a thoughtful detail that adds convenience to the experience, allowing everyone to focus on enjoying the tour.

Can Participants Expect Any Live Entertainment or Performances During the Retro Shibuya Food Tour Experience?

Participants can expect live entertainment and cultural performances during the experience. They will enjoy local music, traditional dances, and interactive shows that add a vibrant atmosphere to the tour. It’s a lively and engaging way to explore Shibuya.

Final Words

Retro Shibuya Food Tour - Final Words

Ready to embark on a flavorful journey through Shibuya?

The Retro Shibuya Food Tour offers a taste of local gems and traditional dishes for an unforgettable experience.

With great value for money and a friendly guide, this 3-hour adventure is perfect for foodies and travelers looking to explore the vibrant streets of Tokyo.

Don’t miss out on this delicious opportunity to discover the hidden culinary treasures of Shibuya!