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San Francisco: Japantown Food & Walking Tour

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Discover San Francisco's Japantown, one of only three remaining Japantowns in the United States. Explore this historic neighborhood with a true local guide and taste various Japanese delicacies along the way.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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  • Uncover the hidden restaurants, ethnic markets, and mom-and-pop food businesses that make this district so special
  • Taste 6-7 different delicacies, such as sweet potato lattes from YakiniQ Café, okonomiyaki (Japanese frittata), and handmade mochi
  • Become the expert on where to find the best eats in the neighborhood
Full description
Japantown in San Francisco is known for its authentic and eclectic indoor market, specialty shops, and hidden restaurants frequented mainly by locals. Explore the architecture, the cafes and tea shops, and the markets and immerse yourself in this cultural wonderland. San Francisco's Japantown is the oldest of only three remaining Japantowns in the United States, so it's a special neighborhood with many places to explore over six square blocks.

On this 3-hour food and walking tour, you experience the best of Japantown. Your local guide will bring you to hidden gems off the beaten path and you'll get the chance to taste 6-7 different authentic specialties that you won't find anywhere else. After the tour, you’ll be the expert on where to find the best eats in the neighborhood.
  • 3-hour fully guided food & walking tour of Japantown
  • 6-7 tastings of authentic and delicious Japanese foods
  • Tour by a local guide who will share the history and cultural significance of this unique neighborhood
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet your tour in the Japantown Peace Plaza. The plaza is located on Buchanan Street between Post Street and Geary Boulevard.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
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• Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking
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Product ID: 245882