- Spend three hours exploring bustling Osaka
- Experience the famous Dotonburi area
- Find secret alleyways full of food delights
- Enjoy Osaka’s speciality, Kushikatsu (fried skewers) and try Michelin rated Takoyaki (octopus fritters).
- Take the back roads and enjoy a hidden Izakaya (pub)
- Taste a range of seasonal Japanese dishes
- Explore hidden bars with a local guide
- Enjoy a yummy traditional dessert
Why do we love this
We love that this food tour isn't all about the typical tourist spots in Osaka. You get to try some truly authentic dishes and discover hidden spots that only the locals know!
WHAT TO EXPECT
This is a night to remember. Wander through the busy Osaka streets, and take the road less travelled to uncover some of the city's most delicious dishes.
This 3-hour food tour will take you on an unforgettable eating excursion through the less frequented parts of South Osaka.
Your night starts out in the busy Doutonburi area. The lights and sounds of Dotounburi often lead you astray to commercialized restaurants with queues of tourists outside, but that's not where you'll be dining tonight! This tour will bring you to some of the secret places you wouldn't find without a local’s guidance.
Dart down a hidden alleyway to escape the bustling crowd and head toward the shrines, usually wedged out of sight from the average passerby.
While you walk, sample Kushikatsu, deep-fried meat and veggie skewers, a local take on Yakitori and even a Michelin rated Takoyaki, a kind of grilled octopus fritter! Yum!
Next, explore the smells and sights down more narrow alleyways as your guide shows you some of Osaka's more unconventional restaurants and pubs.
Once your tummy is rumbling, it's time to head to a local dinner spot. This shop is an Izakaya or local pub with seasonal dishes that will delight your senses. You'll munch of yakitori (grilled skewers), sukiyaki (a delicious simmered beef hotpot), tempura and fresh local veggies. This spot is very authentic and you won't find other tourists here! Try a draft beer or Nihonshu (rice wine) to complement your meal.
From there, it's time to explore a famous building full of hidden unorthodox bars! Every metre there is a new door with a new adventure behind! This area has a retro, artsy vibe and is unique to Osaka.
Finally, finish off with a tasty local dessert!
But your nights not over yet. After saying goodbye to your guide, head back to some of the delicious food stalls that caught your eye... you know you want to!
This is a three-hour tour, starting at 5.30 pm and finishing at 8.30 pm. Meeting location in front of Starbucks Tsutaya Ebisu-bashi in Dotonbori.