Shibuya is known for its fashion and colorful youth culture. It’s the birthplace of many iconic fashion trends where you will find more than a dozen major department stores and fashion boutiques. One of Shibuya’s tourist attractions is the large intersection in front of the station’s Hachiko Exit, where the famous Hachiko Statue stands patiently waiting. Aside from being a major center for shopping and fashion, you can also find some of the best and hidden gems of restaurants, izakayas, and food and drink stalls here. Shibuya is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and busiest districts, packed with the best shopping and dining experiences you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
Experience the local nightlife vibe that has been around for decades and old school hidden gems, and an off-beat groove in this Retro Shibuya Food Tour. Step back into another timeline as you enjoy a different side of the busy city center in this retrospective Shibuya food and drink crawl. Start off the night by visiting a tachinomi, a Japanese standing bar, and get to drink and mingle with locals and tourists. Walk down the back streets of Shibuya and you’ll find yourself surrounded by the best places to purchase some perfect souvenirs. Visit local food and drink stalls you won’t find anywhere else and get to try many different types of local dishes and drinks that will surely satisfy your belly and make it 100% happy! You’ll also get to visit an iconic ramen shop that has been around for over 60 years. And to cap off the night, enjoy an amazing surprise dessert to complete the evening experience of this Retro Shibuya Food Tour.
Highlights of the Retro Shibuya Food Tour:
- A 3-hour Shibuya food and drink crawl in the back streets and at local hidden gems in Shibuya
- Learn all about Shibuya and discover some of its special spots, dating back to the Showa era
- Try local snacks and several different types of dishes, including drinks and a dessert
- Visit an old ramen shop which has been around for over 60 years
- Witness the hustle and bustle of Shibuya where you will discover places you’ve never been before!
- 3-hour tour with a local guide
- Visit 4 local food stops
- Sake and beer plus 3 other beverages
- Several different types of light dishes, including a dessert
- Transportation to and from the event location
Minimum of 2 guests and strictly for Adults only. Age minimum is 20 years old. Single travelers, please contact us for availability.
Shibuya: A mecca for youth culture, shopping, and entertainment, Shibuya Station’s surrounding commercial area is a fashionista haven, home to numerous department stores, boutiques, and entertainment hubs. Shibuya’s most famous meeting point is the famous Hachiko Statue, a memorial to one of the most loyal hounds in history. And, of course, you can’t miss the Shibuya Crossing. For two minutes at a time, the world’s most intense pedestrian crossing comes to life. A heavily trafficked street photography spot, the crossing has become symbolic of Tokyo, featured in films like Lost in Translation and Tokyo Drift. Another point of interest is Bunkamura which literally means “culture village,” consisting of concert halls, a theater, a cinema, and a museum that features changing exhibits.
Meeting Location and Meeting Time:
The meeting point is located in front of the Green Information Bus, near the Hachiko statue. Make sure to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts. (Address: 2-2-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo-to).
Additional Information from the Organizer:
Please keep in mind to remember these few rules so you can enjoy a flawless and enjoyable night:
- There’s a strict rule that only a person 20 years of age can drink alcohol
- Wear comfortable shoes because there will be walking involved
- The Retro Shibuya Food Tour starts strictly on time. The tour will start even if guests arrive at or after the departure time, and no refund shall be given. This is to guarantee that there is enough time, so everyone can enjoy each food stop. Please be respectful of the other guests, our restaurant partners, and the tour guide’s time