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The Ultimate Tokushima Foodie Night (Night Food Tour) -TOUR No.4-

What makes this tour unique

  • Experience Tokushima’s authentic local foods and learn about the food culture of Japan.
  • Hop through 3 local izakaya bars with a friendly local guide.
  • Stroll the beautiful riverside streets and explore Tokushima’s hidden nightlife food alleys where the locals dine and drink.

What’s included

  • 6〜7 dishes and 2~3 drinks depending on the number of participants and other circumstances (Alcohol and Non-alcohol available)
  • Photos during the tour
  • 3 hours with a local guide (National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter)

Discover the Hidden Food Alleys in Tokushima at Night
After meeting your local guide in front of Starbucks at Tokushima station, the guide will take you around Shinmachi Riverside Area, illuminated with LED lights.
There are hundreds of restaurants and bars to the south of the river.
Many locals come to relax and enjoy local food there at night.
After walking around the alleys, we’ll visit the first Izakaya bar that serves fresh chicken dishes cooked with Awa-Odori chicken, Tokushima’s local chicken brand.
You can taste Yakitori (Grilled Chicken), Tataki (Seared Chicken) and so on.
The combination of this local food and drinking local Beer and Japanese Sake will definitely pump up your night!
*Awa-Odori chicken is one of Japan’s prominent brands of chicken raised in the natural environment of Tokushima prefecture.
The beautiful lean meat with a reddish tinge has a moderate amount of resilience with a fine flavor and low fat which makes it healthy.
It boasts the number one production volume for local chicken brands in all of Japan.

Get a Taste of Authentic Tokushima Seafood Gourmet
Tokushima prefecture is bordered to the north by the Seto Inland Sea, and to the south by the Pacific Ocean.
So you can’t miss abundant and varied seafood from the two seas!
After enjoying delicious local chicken dishes, you and your guide will go to the next Japanese restaurant that serves Tokushima seafood dishes.
At this place you will be offered a real traditional Japanese foodie experience which most tourists don’t really know.
Seasonal Tokushima seafood dishes, such as Naruto Sea Bream* Sushi will be prepared with the chef’s amazing cooking technique and timing.
*Naruto Sea Bream is red sea bream nurtured in the rough rapid tidal currents of the Naruto Strait.
It has a crunchy firm texture and an appropriate quantity of fat, which is highly appreciated by seafood markets in Japan. Red sea bream just before spawning in Spring are called “Sakura Dai” (Cherry Blossom Sea Bream); they store fat and become even tastier.

Wrap up the tour with noodles like the locals do!
This foodie night tour is not over yet!
Afterwards let’s continue hopping to one more izakaya bar or ramen bar in Tokushima!
Your guide will take you to hidden bars in small alleys and you can try unique local noodles, such as ramen* and udon.
It is common for a lot of Japanese people to wrap up a drinking party with noodles.
So this is worth doing even in the foodie tour.
In case you’re full and can’t eat any more, your guide will take you to a cozy bar to get something to drink.
*Ramen is a very popular food not only in big cities like Tokyo but also in Tokushima.
There is a variety of different styles here with local ingredients.
The most famous one is Tokushima Ramen with its soup made out of a pork bone and soy sauce.
If you’d like to try alternatives, Tori-Shio Ramen with salty flavored chicken soup would be a good choice.
Please try the difference of regional ramen tastes while you stay in Japan!

Meeting Point
JR Tokushima Station (in front of Starbucks)
Departs
Saturdays (other days may be available)
You can arrange details of the tour plan by request. Please feel free to contact us.
Implementation time
19:00 - 22:00
Required time
3 hours
Price(For per person)JPY
JPY 12,000
Minimum number of participants
1
How to reserve
On the website
Reservation deadline
A reservation should be made at least 2 days before the tour.
Notes
●Anyone over 18 years old can join this tour, but only those who are 20 years old or older are allowed to drink alcohol by Japanese law.
●There is no need to pay for the guide’s food and drinks.
If you would like to order additional food or drinks, please pay for them yourself.
●The tour might not be able to serve vegetarian or vegan menu items. If you have some foods allergy or preference, please let us know when you make a reservation.
●Please note that this tour could possibly visit the place where smoking is NOT prohibited. Also, as we may have to change the restaurants we go to without notice, please understand.
●Please understand that we must start the tour on time to ensure the best experience for everyone. You will not be able to join the tour, get a refund or reschedule if you are late for the tour.
●The tour will end at the last place we visit, at which point you may leave the group.
●The tour might be canceled in the case of typhoon or heavy rain, so please give us your contact information (an email address we can reach at you during your trip).
Reservations, payment and cancellation policy
●Your reservation will be fixed after we confirm the day and time at which you would like to participate. Please wait for the email informing you that "your reservation is accepted and fixed."
●The payment should be done with cash or credit card only.
●You will have to a pay cancellation charge equivalent to the full cost of the tour if you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour's starting time.
Guide's profile
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