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Evening Food and Drink Tour in Osaka

  • All-inclusive tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Dinner included
Evening Food and Drink Tour in Osaka
From US$ 109.00
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Food and drinks included tour covering two different neighborhoods and at least three standing bar/restaurant stops.
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Standard Tour for One
The standard 3-stop food and drink All Inclusive Adventurous Evening Tour of Food And Drinks in Osaka for solo travelers.
From US$ 129.00
Aventure gastronomique à Osaka
Virée gastronomique dans deux quartiers animés d'Osaka. Incluant boissons et spécialités locales dans deux à trois bars/restaurants typiques, la visite est guidée par une Française établie à Osaka.
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Join us for a just slightly offbeat, fully all-inclusive night tour of Tenma and Kyobashi, two of Osaka's most well-known local food and drink areas! You'll get to eat typical Osaka food, have a few drinks, frolic with the locals, and have all sorts of fun along the way! Your guide will be a native English speaker with the fluent Japanese to take you deep into the local scene. This small group tour (6 guests or less -- and it usually is less), combines history with adventure, as you explore the nooks and crannies of these very old parts of this awesome city. You're sure to have a great time getting to know the REAL Osaka.
What to Expect
Just around sunset, we'll meet at Tenma Station (on the JR loop line, just one stop from Osaka Station/Umeda), which puts us right in the middle of a very old part of Osaka. First, we'll head to neighboring Ogimachi Park, taking in the views and getting oriented. Then it's time to dive in to Tenma proper! While walking around, your guide will explain the history and context of the area, and all about the culture that thrives here today.

After about 45 minutes of walking around, we'll stop for our first drink and bit of food for the night, in the heart of Tenma. Food will vary by restaurant and your tastes over the course of the evening, but typical dishes include "kushi katsu" (fried food on sticks), "dote nikomi" (slow cooked beef... parts), "tonpei yaki" (a grilled pork and egg dish), and some healthier things as well -- promise! A bit more walking around Tenma brings us to another great eating and drinking spot, quite different from the first one.

After we've thoroughly surveyed Tenma, we'll hop on a train for the short ride to Kyobashi, where the vibe is a bit more raucous, but equally fun! It's an old area, filled to the brim with character. In Kyobashi, we'll walk around about 10 minutes before stopping at a final "standing bar" for more food and drink. 

Osaka is famous for its food, and you're going to see it all tonight! Except takoyaki and okonomiyaki, because you can eat those on your own or with some more pedestrian tour! :)

Your tour will take you to three different open/standing bars that also serve food and the two neighborhoods of Tenma and Kyobashi. The tour includes at least a five small plates of food (a solid dinner's worth), three drinks, and the train ticket between the two neighborhoods. Additional drinks can be purchased, and some nice Japanese whiskies may also be available too!
Reviews (61)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Such fun!

This was one of my favorite tours on our trip to Japan! Kevin and Elton were great guides, and we ventured into a side of Osaka that we may not have seen on our own. We has so much fun! And the food was amazing!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anditravel
Reviewed 1 week ago
Not just food and drink

Apart from three different eat/drink locales, we walked through a pachinko parlour and got a description of how a 'love hotel' functions (no walk through for that though). A small group size limit and a great guide plus more than the three hours promised equalled...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 707terry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour

Went on the tour during our honeymoon. There were 4 of us total (2 couples). Had a fantastic night with our guide Nico! Great food, plenty of information and overall a very fun time. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank camjaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Interenting and tasty

I’d give this 5 stars if it weren’t for all the cigarette smoke I was exposed to on this tour. The food was delicious and the guide was witty, but the smoke interferes with taste and you’ll want to wash your clothes afterward. That said,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidhT8964GB
Kevin B, オーナー at Pinpoint Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi davidhT8964GB, Thank you for your review! I'm glad to hear you had a great time cavorting around Osaka with us! :) Regarding the cigarette smoke, I wish I could do something about that, but unfortunately in Japan sometimes you are exposed to it not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun tour of the local area from a non-local perspective

Booked this tour in September (sorry its taken us so long to review) with my husband. We met up there and had a great time with several other foreigners and Kevin. The pacing of the tour was on point, with a good amount of time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Alexandria H
Kevin B, オーナー at Pinpoint Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alexandria H, A late review is infinitely better than no review! :) Thank you for remembering us and writing this review. It's good to see that my plan for a good evening unfolded well for you. We keep the groups small, do a bit...More

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21 July 2018|
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Response from Kevin B | Property representative |
Dear Tensixmom, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you! I hope it's not too late. It is easily doable to get back to Kyoto after the tour. We finish at around 9pm and the last train back to Kyoto would be no earlier... More
17 July 2018|
Response from Kevin B | Property representative |
Hi Kelvin, Sorry for the delay in answering your question. There was a problem with the notification service. Hopefully I am not too late to be of assistance, but the answer is that no, this tour cannot be extended since... More
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