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Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai provided by Arigato Japan Food Tours

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Tsutenkaku
    1-chōme-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, 556-0002, Japan
    Meet up point : Base of Tsutenkaku Tower next to the large POCKY Snack Sign. Address: 1-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu 556-0002 Access: Ebisucho Station - Subway Sakaisuji Line Dobutsuen-mae Station - Subway Midosuji and Sakaisuji Lines
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  • 1
    Tsutenkaku
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Shinsekai
    Stop: 3 hours
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    Pass by
    Shinsekai
    Billiken Shrine
    Janjan Yokocho
    Isshinji Temple
    Tower Knives Osaka
    Kuromon Market
    Sennariya Coffee
  • You'll end at
    Tsutenkaku
    1-chōme-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, 556-0002, Japan
    Meet up point : Base of Tsutenkaku Tower next to the large POCKY Snack Sign. Address: 1-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu 556-0002 Access: Ebisucho Station - Subway Sakaisuji Line Dobutsuen-mae Station - Subway Midosuji and Sakaisuji Lines
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tsutenkaku, 1-chōme-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, 556-0002, Japan
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 1 Beverage
  • Breakfast/Dinner Set
  • Local guide
  • Try local dishes at 5 food stops
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation costs.
  • Additional drinks or food
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Passport information copy is required for kids 10 and above.
  • Family-friendly
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case.
  • Vegetarian, Pescetarian friendly
  • Not recommended for Vegans and Gluten-free
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
17Reviews
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Cat08 wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked a place on an Osaka food tour for 3 hours, it was our 5th day in Japan & we had struggled with understanding the types of restaurants and what to order once inside. We should have done this tour on our 1st night in Japan!!! Ike, our guide, was excellent, spoke good
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai
Responded 17 Oct 2019
YAY so glad you had a great time. We will pass on your lovely comments to Ike. Thank you for sharing your experience. It helps future guests find us!
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Luke D wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
A few days ago, I went on a tour of the Shinsekai area of Osaka. My tour guide, Yoko, was really knowledgeable and fun to listen to. She was very kind, teaching me different things about the Japanese language since I've been studying it. The area at night was such a joy to see,
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Thank you so much for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed the tour and were able to see and try new things. When you share your experience it is a big help for us!
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Toril Iren P wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
This was really one of the biggest highlights of our trip. I travelled with my two kids (11 and 13 yrs) who cannot stop talking about it. The guide was both knowledgeable, and friendly and went out of her way to make sure we learned both about the food, culture and history.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai
Responded 3 Oct 2019
YAY we LOVE LOVE LOVE hearing that one of our tours was the highlight of someone's experience in Japan. Thank you for your kind comments. As a growing small business this helps people find us!
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Melissa C wrote a review Sep 2019
12 contributions1 helpful vote
We did the evening (4:45pm) tour and it was great! The main reason my husband and I loved it was because of our guide, Masaki. He was so friendly and knowledgable, and it felt like we were being guided by a friend. It was wonderful spending time with a local and learning more
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai
Responded 13 Sep 2019
YAY! that is such a kind and wonderful review. We will be sure to tell Masaki that he had a home run here. <3 We work hard to train all our guides so hopefully even if Masaki is not the guide our guests end the tour with new friends and lots of local knowledge. Thank you again.
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Tyna J wrote a review Sep 2019
San Francisco, California4 contributions2 helpful votes
Our Osaka Retro Tour was a day tour due to our schedule, maybe the night tour would have been better. The area was a visual feast but the tour itself was lacking. The food was nothing special or even particularly interesting. Having read a lot about Osaka being the heart of
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from ArigatoJapan, General Manager at Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai
Responded 10 Sep 2019
Sorry this was not a good fit for you. We try our best to offer lots of times and different patterns for different guests. Were you able to visit the knife shop? Try the pressed sushi? If you don't mind what food would you have been more interested to experience as we are always looking for feedback and open to improvements all the time. This tour has been very popular lately so we want to make sure we are always checking on all the parts of our tours. Did the guide explain the history of the area and local stories? Thanks in advance for any more details if you prefer you can write us at info@arigatojapan.co.jp
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Sonja241
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Great introduction to Japanese food, culture and history
This was my first online food tour experience and I didn't quite know what to expect. But Alex was a great guide, w
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JessHammer
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A great way to bring the travel experience into my daily life
I did the Virtual Green Tea experience with my sister-in-law 2 weeks ago and we had a great time. It was a fun acti
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ayrelopez
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Kind and highly knowledgeable tour guide
Had an amazing experience with our very knowledgeable and kind tour guide. We have definitely recommended this tour
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Rachelle_Lucas_FL
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Fantastic Interactive Online Tour
I have to admit, I wasn't sure how a virtual food tour would go without being there to see and taste things. But it
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FrankieH0
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Exhilarating 1-plus hour of fun!
We held a virtual team event with ArigatoJapan and it was an exhilarating 1-plus hour of fun! We were 25 of us in
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Julie G
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Highly recommended! Great food & awesome guide!
I joined the Kawaii Food Tour a while ago, and it was such a fun experience! The tour guide was informative and eng
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From Derby to Tokyo in a few clicks
Imagine thinking you were spending a weekend in Derbyshire with your son and then finding he had planned a Japanese
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Saturday day break to Tokyo with Mum and Friends
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Fastest way from Europe to Tokyo. :-)
Rely good Covid-19 safe online trip. Our host Jordan Meister led us on a mini tur of several parts of Tokyo. hi
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Allyson N
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Fun tour of spots we never would have found on our own
Fantastic intro to Harajuku and Omotesando with lots of tasty treats along the way. This was the second Arigato to
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愛 中
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things even a Japanese doesn't know
We had a bit of sound trouble at the beignning. But they managed to solve it and we could start the tour. Alex is c
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You're going to be a Green Tea Master after this experience with Lauren
I really loved the experience and you can appreciate all the work behind this. Lauren was such an incredible host,
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nikki_eagle_hiemenz
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10/10 Reccommend!!
Very authentic and enjoyable experience. The lady who directed our tour was so sweet and sharing her experience and
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MichWi
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Great Tokyo experience
A really fun. Interesting authentic tour. The guide was super knowledgeable and adaptable to our needs. Thanks s
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