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Tokushima Truly Tasty B-rated Gourmet Tour (Night Food Tour) -TOUR No.6-

What makes this tour unique

  • Have you ever heard about “B-kyu (B-rated)  Gourmet”?
    “B-Rated Gourmet” means – cheap, popular, and really tasty dishes!
  • You don’t go to expensive sushi or tempura restaurants in this tour, but you will experience the world of “B-Rated Gourmet,” the dishes which Japanese people really love and eat in everyday life.
  •  Let’s enjoy barhopping with a friendly English-speaking guide!

What’s included

  • 1〜2 dishes each at the restaurant (we go to 3 restaurants total)
  • 1 drink each at the restaurant (alcohol or non-alcohol)
  • A night walk on Tokushima streets with a guide in English

In this tour, we will do barhopping to taste three of Japanese “B-Rated Gourmet” dishes― Okonomiyaki, yakitori, and oden.

1.Okonomiyaki
Okonomiyaki is a savory pancake with various ingredients, mainly meat and seafood, covered with special sauce.
This is a specialty of Osaka and Hiroshima, but putting sweet red kidney beans on it is unique to Tokushima! Try it!
If you would like to make it by yourself, it would be a nice and special experience for you, but you can ask shop staff to cook and serve it for you as well.

2.Oden
Oden is one of the typical Japanese family dishes (especially in wintertime).
Various kinds of ingredients, such as vegetables, eggs, fishcakes, deep-fried tofu, sinewy meat and so on, are simmered in a dashi and soy sauce based broth.
Especially, my recommendations are daikon radish and eggs which get soft and soaked with dashi and taste so good!

3.Yakitori
Yakitori is grilled skewered chicken, and typical Japanese food (mostly, “salarymen”) ordered at Izakaya with beer or some alcohol after work.
The good thing about yakitori is you can enjoy various kinds of chicken meat whose taste differs from part to part, and one skewer is reasonably priced.
This tour will broaden your knowledge and experience of Japanese food with inexpensive but so tasty “B-Rated Gourmet” loved and eaten daily by Japanese.
Also, the walk on Tokushima streets will give you some interesting cultural or historical information of Japan!
Yuuki, the guide will show and explain some interesting spots to see in the center of Tokushima City.

Meeting Point
Let’s meet at the red square-shaped mailbox with small Awa odori dancer statues on it, located in front of Tokushima Station
(you can find it out the main doors of JR Tokushima Station, on the right).
Departs
Except Sunday (basically, required a reservation at least a week before the tour)
Ask for your shorter notice for the tour (might be available).
The tour might not be run during some specific period.
Implementation time
18:00 - 22:00
Required time
4 hours
Price(For per person)JPY
JPY 12,000
(including 3 drinks and foods at the restaurants and English guide)
Minimum number of participants
2
How to reserve
On the website
Reservation deadline
A reservation should be made at least 7 days before the tour
(please ask for the shorter notice)
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
Hi, I am Yuuki.
Yuuki speaks fluent English and works as an interpreter and translator of English/Japanese with not only Japanese companies but also foreign companies and product designers.
Also, she had been in the U.S. for a year as a high school exchange student.
She has experienced guiding for many sightseeing tours, including the Setouchi Triennale 2019 Official Tours.
Loves movies, beer, travel, and eating goodies, -just like you!

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