Join our Kanazawa food tour to experience the city's culinary highlights with a local guide. Savor unique local specialties at Omicho Market and explore the bustling Kenroku-en and Katamachi districts. Enjoy a mix of street food, traditional dishes, and optional craft drinks in this immersive gastronomic journey.
Embark on a culinary adventure in Kanazawa and experience the city's vibrant food scene just like a local. Join our expert guide who knows every nook and cranny of Kanazawa's gastronomic landscape. From deciphering menus at hidden gems to exploring bustling markets and cozy izakayas, you'll taste a variety of unique local specialties. Highlights include the renowned crispy croquettes at Omicho Market, a must-try for any food lover. As you wander through the city's foodie districts, you'll also get a glimpse of Kanazawa's iconic sights and landmarks, making it a feast for both your palate and eyes.
This tour offers more than just great food; it's an immersion into the local culture and flavors. Conclude your journey with an optional tasting of Kanazawa's finest craft gins or beers, a perfect ending to a delightful exploration. Throughout the tour, your friendly host will also provide insider tips on other delectable dishes and the best places to find them, ensuring your culinary adventure continues beyond our tour.
Guided tour through Kanazawa's top food spots with a local host
Exploration of foodie districts and iconic city sights
Sampling unique Kanazawa specialties in various locations
Tasting famous crispy croquettes at Omicho Market
Optional tasting of local craft gins or beers
Personalized recommendations for other must-try dishes and food spots
Private, personalized tour experience
3 hours with a knowledgeable host
6-8 food tastings selected by your host
2 drinks, alcoholic or non-alcoholic
Mainly a walking tour (other transport available for extra cost)
Any extra food and drinks beyond the included tastings
Entry fees for attractions
Any transportation expenses
Embark on a culinary exploration with your host, who will be your personal guide to the best of Kanazawa's cuisine. Equipped with your most comfortable pants, you'll delve into the heart of the city's food culture with some sightseeing en route. Your journey begins at the iconic Kanazawa Station, where your host will highlight some top food spots for future visits.
A short 15-minute journey from the station takes you to the bustling Omicho Market Area. Here, amidst 180 stalls, you'll join locals in discovering some of Kanazawa's finest street foods. Taste a selection of these delights as you weave through the vibrant market atmosphere.
Your gastronomic journey continues a mile south to the historic Kenroku-en Area, where more culinary treasures await. The tour concludes in downtown Katamachi, the heart of Kanazawa's dining scene. This bustling shopping and entertainment hub is lined with restaurants, offering a glimpse into the city's diverse and vibrant food culture.
Enjoy a personalized private experience tailored to your preferences.
The experience lasts for 3 hours, providing ample time to explore.
You will be matched with a host who best fits your interests.
The tour is primarily a walking tour, but public transport may be used as needed.
The tour is hosted in English, with other languages available upon request (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish).
Convenient pick-up is available from your hotel, apartment, or a central location.
A full refund is provided for cancellations made up to 24 hours before the experience.
Q: What should I wear for the Kanazawa food tour?
Ans: Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended, especially stretchy or loose-fitting pants to accommodate the various food tastings. Comfortable walking shoes are a must as the tour involves a fair amount of walking.
Q: How much food will be served during the tour?
Ans: The tour includes 6-8 food tastings. Portions are designed to ensure you experience a wide variety of flavors without feeling overly full. However, the amount is substantial enough to replace a meal.
Q: Are there options for vegetarians or those with dietary restrictions?
Ans: Yes, we can accommodate vegetarians and certain dietary restrictions. Please inform us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements.
Q: What if it rains on the day of the tour?
Ans: The tour will go ahead, rain or shine. In the event of rain, we recommend bringing an umbrella or raincoat. Only in extreme weather conditions will the tour be rescheduled or refunded.
Q: Is the tour suitable for children?
Ans: Absolutely! The tour is family-friendly. However, please note that alcoholic beverages will only be served to participants over the legal drinking age.
Q: Can we buy food to take home during the tour?
Ans: Yes, you are welcome to purchase additional food items during the tour. However, carrying facilities are not provided, so it's advisable to bring your own bag if you plan to shop.
The booking is non-refundable if you cancel within 1 day of the start time.
Your journey begins at the iconic Kanazawa Station, where your host will highlight some top food spots for future visits.
Here, amidst 180 stalls, you'll join locals in discovering some of Kanazawa's finest street foods. Taste a selection of these delights as you weave through the vibrant market atmosphere.
Your gastronomic journey continues a mile south to the historic Kenroku-en Area, where more culinary treasures await.
This bustling shopping and entertainment hub is lined with restaurants, offering a glimpse into the city's diverse and vibrant food culture.