Tour Highlights

・Dine at some of the most flavorsome, genuine local, stalls & restaurants
Delve into the character filled pockets of deep Osaka unknown to tourists
・Venture into a world where Osaka cuisine meets authentic, local history
Explore the entire range:  street food, markets, izakayas, restaurants etc

 

Tour Info

Deep Food, Deep Culture!

Not only will we discover 2 delicious restaurants on this tour….but also many backstreet stalls and markets, walking through arcades and plazas rarely visited by foreigners. We will hop around some very unique eateries.

Also we strive to show you the authentic, where you get a real and deep understanding of the inner workings of this amazing area visiting some vintage, real,  architecture which is steeped in history.

Get an inside look with our 3 professional tour guides.

*Andy who is 39 y.o half Japanese & half Australian (has lived in Osaka for more than 12 years)

*Luca, who is a 35 y.o. Italian (Italian, so obviously has a huge passion for food and always been employed in the food industry and is well travelled having lived in Australia for 6 yrs,)

*Rutti, who is 26 y.o. American (a food lover ever since he knew food)

All have extensive knowledge of  food, history and culture of  the Osaka region. They can answer all your queries on this walking food tour.

What We’ll Explore!

We will show you the hidden gems eateries that you would never find without us.

 

1.  Walk down quaint off the beaten paths, streets & arcades.

2. Learn about the Osakan night culture: Best eateries & bars.

3. Taste some unique,  infused, rarely eaten delicacies.

4. Take a glimpse at the locals in their real environment.

5. Witness a region almost untouched by the western world.

6. See bizarre, quirky, retro only in Japan establishments.

 

7. Traverse through the interconnecting maze of shopping streets.

8. Set foot in one of Japan’s famous knife shops (extensive range).

9. Discover a history of Japan that you have never heard about.

 

Whats on the menu?

You will get a full range of the gastronomics delights that will more than satisfy your pallete. We will go to : Stalls, markets,  classic eateries, izakayas,  specialized restaurants….the whole spectrum.

*Entree :  (Stall) Pork rib slices with local spices PLUS takoyaki “battered octopus balls”

*Fish (Izakaya): Fresh “Maguro” Bluefin Tuna sashimi PLUS Salmon sashimi PLUS Squid sashimi

*Side Course:   Mouthwatering Nikudoufu “beef and tofu stew” PLUS original yakitori skewered beef assortments (PLUS an alcoholic/non alcoholic drink)

*Taste Testing: (Stall) Gyoza “dumpling filled with ground meat & vegetables”

*Main course: (Restaurant): Kushikatsu which is lightly deep fried skewers (Kobe beef, asparagus, cheese, eel)  PLUS Tonpeyaki (Pork omelete) PLUS an abundance of edamame (PLUS Japanese craft beer/non alcoholic drink)

*Desserts:  (Markets):  A Japanese castella cake shaped as the local mascot of Shinsekai

 

Note: We have other options available like ramen, tempura, yakisoba, okonomiyaki etc

Note:Very occassionally the above establishments might be fully booked or closed for business so we will chose other just as high quality appetizing options.

NOTE: All the above restaurants are vegetarian & pescatarian friendly.  We are happy to cater to vegetarians too.

About Deep Osaka Food Tours

We will explore the hidden gem of  Shinsekai. Rarely visited by foreigners and an enclave of amazing food stalls, restaurants and establishments.  A food lover’s paradise…..if you know where to go.

Guided in real Osaka, here you will fill the belly with some of the best food you will have in Japan. We have carefully chosen these hidden, original establishments in and around the markets serving totally traditional Osakan food! A genuine neighborhood den feel soaks in while the food penetrates the nostrils, tastebuds & stomach!

Getting off the main strip we reach for some real, local interactions and food in an izakaya and street stalls. Remember, throughout the journey we will duck in restaurants and feed our bursting appetite…so we make sure you don’t leave without feeling completely satisfied and full.

Osaka’s Shinsekai district is a smorgasbord of tantilising food: exciting, fresh and a mix of old and new. Combine this with the history and culture….you’ll have a night to remember with us.

 

Want To Join Our Tour?

Time :  11:30am-2:30pm   OR    5:30pm-8:30pm

Meet up location : Dobutsuen-mae Station (Midosuji Line),  at the top of the stairs of exit 1,  (in front of the Pachiko palor)

Cost :  ¥10,800 each guest (a summer discount special)

(includes at least 9 dishes at 6 exclusive, hidden, delicious eateries,  2 drinks (craft beer/sake/non alcoholic) exclusive access & guidance to regions of urban osaka totally unexplored by tourists,    a complete historical account of the visited areas) . We believe you will be extremely satisfied. It is the only tour in Osaka to offer a money back guarantee!

 

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