Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience

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Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience
from £94.62
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.
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In Brief

Osaka, Japan
3 hours
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street, 5-6-30 Tenjimbashi Kita-ku, Osaka 532-0011 Osaka Prefecture

We've got lots to show you in this historic neighborhood, and not just related to food either. Over the course of our 45 minute stroll, you'll learn about both this history and now of this part of Osaka.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Ogimachi Park, 1-1 Ogimachi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0025 Osaka Prefecture

A lovely park, with great views and a nice vibe. The first place you'll learn why Osaka is the best big city in Japan! If we do say so ourselves.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pulala Tenma, 3-1 Ikedacho, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0033 Osaka Prefecture

We walk around the marketplace, but also make two stops at restaurants in this super fun neighborhood. We keep the pace lively and the food delicious, and each of our two stops here (and third stop in the next neighborhood) are materially different from each other.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kyobashi Park, 2-6 Higashinodamachi, Miyakojima-ku, Osaka 534-0024 Osaka Prefecture

We'll walk around this colorful neighborhood that looks like it's straight out of an era long ago, while still be super vibrant and colorful. While here, we'll make our third food/drink for the evening. The fun gets even better here!

Duration: 45 minutes


  • Dinner
  • Native (or equivalent) English speaking guide
  • Three alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks
  • Public transportation fee while on tour
  • Entry/Admission - Pulala Tenma


  • Extra drinks beyond the one included at each stop
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Time

6:00 PM

Departure Point

McDonald's Temma Station, 4-chōme-12-1 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0041, Japan

Returns To

Kyobashi Station, Japan, 〒536-0015 Osaka, Joto Ward, Shigita, 1 Chome−3, 2番31号

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Legal drinking age in Japan is 20 years. Customers booked as adults (20 and over for this tour) will not be served alcohol.
  • Minors 13 years of age and older are welcome to join with an accompanied adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Maximum group size of six, but the tour is often run as a private tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Gratuities are uncommon in Japan, however if you really enjoyed your time and want to show your guide how much you appreciate them, they’ll be extremely happy!
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Levy was our guide for this evening tour. We visited bars and restaurants, passed into gambling dens, viewed love hotels, and walked through fascinating shopping arcades. Levy gave us a great look into Japanese culture and with so much information, with his culinary background and years of experience. We had a lot of different types of drinks and food on the tour, and were quite full at the end. Afterwards, Levy kindly gave us a ride back to Dotonbori where our hotel was. We would definitely do other tours with Levy again.
• Submitted 21 Jan 2020
What a brilliant few hours with Levy. Spending time wandering off the beaten track and tasting delicious local food was a wonderful way to get to know Osaka better. Levy is full of knowledge and information. An excellent tour and an essential inclusion to any visit to this great city.
• Submitted 04 Nov 2019
Amazing selection of food. Levy our tour guide was excellent. He shared with us lots of informative and fun information on the area. Enjoyable evening with lots of food, drink and laughter. Thanks for a wonderful experience.
• Submitted 29 Oct 2019
Hands down one of the best tours ive been on !! Get the dinner option too ! Matt is very knowledgable ! Perfect English !
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
This was a great fun and value for money tour. The meeting place around Temma station was easy to find. The area that we toured was alive with quirky bars and eating places . We tasted traditional delicacies and the blind tasting was a lot of fun.(ask after tasting).We tasted some crackin Whiskey and Sake . Our guide Kevin was a wealth of local knowledge and made sure that we blended into the scene.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Had a top guy as a guide and he was very knowledgeable and supplied plenty of food and drinks had a great night out with good company
• Submitted 25 Apr 2019
Kevin showed us a range of eating styles, incl. the Stand and Drink restaurant, which we wouldn’t have tried without his help. He judged our palate really well and ordered accordingly. We really liked the oyster and egg soup in the very cosy bar. It was a delicacy we had never tried before. He gave us an insight into Japanese culture through Western eyes, incl. Pachinko parlour and Love Hotel. We highly recommend booking a Food and Drink tour in Osaka.
• Submitted 01 Jan 2019
One of the best tours I have ever taken. My son and I were the only ones on the tour, due to another group cancelling. Our guide, the owner of the company, knew Osaka inside and out. As an American from the Bay Area, he was great at comparing and contrasting the Osaka people from their counterparts in Tokyo, as well as we Americans. The tour made several stops in markets and stores, as well as stops for food and drink. The owners of the restaurants knew our guide as well, obviously sharing a close relationship, for quite some time. All of the stops for food and drink were great, and we did not want for anything else to after the tour. I can't recommend this group enough, and plan to take another tour when I return at the end of the year.
• Submitted 08 Aug 2018
We got to visit restaurants we wouldn't have known about except for our guide. We had a great variety of food for both the adventurous and the not-so-adventurous eaters. The price includes plenty of food and drink so you probably won't need to spend extra. One of the surprises of the tour was that it also included fun cultural tidbits and local colour above and beyond food. We did this tour our first night in Osaka and it set the stage for a great time in the city.
• Submitted 28 Jun 2018
Kevin Boynton knows his stuff....and he makes this evening food and drink tour one of the best tours I have booked by Viator. I booked about 5 food and drink tours. None compare to Kevin's knowledge of Osaka and of Japanese cuisine and liquors! I think it always helps when you enjoy the company of those on the tour, as well. This group was fun and we went to places you wouldn't find unless one knows Osaka...this is a must do ..and it should be on the front end of your stay in Osaka. A treat was a Suntory and Nikka tasting...what fun and so educating. Many thanks, Kevin!
• Submitted 11 May 2018
Absolutely brilliant evening. Very entertaining and experienced guide, small group, and some amazing food to try.
• Submitted 06 Apr 2018
Fun experience. Unexpected sites and eateries. Our tour guide was delightful.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2018
A great way of enjoying the Japanese local culture. Highly recommended to anyone who want to try the true local delicacies in Osaka.
• Submitted 10 Jan 2018
The food tour was on the first night we arrived in Osaka and it was great to be shown a few restaurants we definitely would never have found by ourselves and try food we normally wouldn’t. Dylan was an excellent guide and very knowledgeable
• Submitted 08 Jan 2018
We had a fantastic time with our guide Dylan. He was knowledgeable, fun and we felt like we were hanging out with a friend. Plus, we visited some small restaurants we wouldn't have found... and ate some delicious food. Highly recommended.
• Submitted 26 Dec 2017
Dylan was brilliant company. Was popular that night so tour was split in two. Kevin took first group which looked fun but it was extra special to have a private tour just the two of us. Highly recommend. Dylan gave real insight to places we couldn’t possibly have found as tourists.
• Submitted 26 Dec 2017
Dylan was an excellent guide! He gave us great insights into the Osaka culture and lifestyle. All the restaurants we went to were ones that all the locals go to and everyone was very friendly, and of course, all of the food was absolutely amazing! Having been on multiple food tours in multiple Asian countries, I gotta say this one was the most fun. Overall, it was a great experience and I highly recommend!
• Submitted 08 Dec 2017
Dylan was our tour guide and he definitely did his job well! He brought us through the Tenma district of Osaka and we had a lot of good food. But most valuable, we learned more about the Japanese lifestyle and culture. Osaka people we met on our tour were super friendly! They're the kind of people you can easily have a friendly drink with! I would definitely recommend this experience to anyone wanting to experience real Osaka hospitality.
• Submitted 30 Nov 2017
I would highly recommend this tour! We would never have found the wonderful places we went to on our own. Dylan gave us so much information about Osaka. The food, the culture and just made the entire experience fun. He’s also “magical” with cards. We would go definitely go again!
• Submitted 27 Nov 2017
Great tour! Great food and great guide! I highly recommmend it!
• Submitted 24 Nov 2017
Wonderful experience. Guide was good and brought us to some interesting places that we would not go on our own. Food and drinks was good.
• Submitted 12 Nov 2017
Great guide, good service
• Submitted 10 Nov 2017
We took the tour on Friday October 20th. The your is actually ran by Australians, not Japanese guides. They keep them to a max of 5 people per tour. The tour guides are Kevin or Tom. We got Tom, who was fun and very relaxed. During my 10 days stay in Japan, we took 2 big group tours and 3 private yours, all with Japanese guides, and trust me that we learned and had more fun with Tom than in any of the previous tours. He spoke perfect Japanese, and told us a lot about the city and the Japanese culture that we just did not learn in the previous tours. The food was really good, and diverse. While you will find some weird dishes, they are all delicious. You will be taken to real Osaka, and not Dotonbori, which is mainly for tourists. Since you still have to go to Dotonburi, you will be able to compare the quality of the food and you will see what I am talking about and you will be really happy you took this tour. Because they are locals, they will order only good stuff for you and stuff that you would have never been to order by yourself due to the language barriers. If you are a foodie, and want to have a real experience in Osaka, I strongly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 22 Oct 2017
Would highly recommend! Suited for a more adult crowd, but our guide Kevin was very knowledgeable and entertaining. You'll be eating food and having drinks in places that are very hard to find as a tourist. Extremely good for a look-in to local cuisine and culture.
• Submitted 09 Oct 2017

In Brief

Osaka, Japan
3 hours