Eat like a Local,
Travel like a Local


Explore Japan like a local, on our down-to-earth, fun and delicious tours, covering Japan’s most impressive sights and taking you to local delicacies off the beaten path!

Foodie Tours Japan provides you with laid-back and authentic local tours all over Japan! We exclusively offer private tours to allow our guests a high quality local and personal experience.
Our experienced guides take you on a journey through the quirky, the traditional and the hidden parts of Japan while introducing you to the culinary highlights and history of Japan.

Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free or Muslim-Friendly

Our tours are inclusive and can be highly personalized to your individual needs. We believe that everyone can enjoy our tours. If you have special needs, don't be afraid to contact us and we'll do our best to make it happen!


What customers say about us:

We had such a great adventure with Giz! If you like sugar and colourful things then you will love her Instalicious Foodie Tour through Harajuku. We tried lots of delicious treats and saw many different sides of Harajuku. The time went by so quickly! Not only was it great tasting the food and taking some photos but we also loved being able to ask lots of questions and learn more about Japanese culture and customs!
November 03, 2018
My husband I spent a delightful day with Gizem enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of Asakusa. Giz more than delivered on our request to focus on gluten-free options to enhance my enjoyment of such a beautiful country and amazing cuisine. Giz is personable, knowledgeable and incredibly thoughtful - she even had heat packs and hand towels to hand if needed. We can’t recommend Giz and Foodie Tours Japan highly enough and look forward to joining another tour on our next visit. 🇯🇵 💕
February 07, 2019
We booked the Harajuku Foodie Tour and it was an amazing experience. Gizem was a very friendly and competent host. She knows the area really well and showed us many hidden treasures which we would never have found without her. The food was delicious and we got to do a little shopping as well. It's also really helpful that she speaks Japanese fluently, since many people in Japan don't speak English. Fabulous experience!!
April 05, 2018
Just got back from an exiting day in Tokyo. Truely the best part was Gizem’s food tour. Although we had a lot of rain, she let the city shine, showing us the best and most crazy foodspots ever. We had an awesome time doing things we never thought we would do!!. Many Thanks 💚
August 25, 2018
Gizem’s tour of Asakusa was such a highlight of my trip! She presented this usually very touristy area is such a different light, her tour was very unique! I got to learn about Japanese culture and traditions, try delicious gluten free treats from local artisans and take lots of fun pictures. Gizem was very attentive and knowledgeable. I would recommend her tours to anyone who wants to discover authentic part of Tokyo! Thank you Gizem!
April 04, 2018
My husband and I recently had a wonderful tour with Gizem exploring the crazy Harajuku neighborhood and its back streets. Her knowledge of Tokyo and Japan is fantastic as is her love of sharing that with her guests. We found some hidden gems (both restaurants and shops) that we would never had the chance to experience otherwise. It felt more like we were wandering the streets with a friend rather than a guide. Communication while arranging the tour was fantastic, she's super responsive to emails and went out of her way to answer all of our MANY general Tokyo/Japan questions. Highly recommend this tour! Thank you Gizem!!!
October 19, 2016
Thank you for a wonderful tour of Tokyo in a personalised fashion, taking into account our needs of the day. Starting with Tsukiji fish market, even on a holiday was enjoyable. Special sushi shop was a treat. The day proceeded to Omotesando with Oriental bazaar curios and cute Cat cafe. Gumi, the cat pics were liked by many pf our friends. Simple joy of walking around the streets of Omotesando and having an ice cream cone and chatting up in local trains (Tokyo train stations are surely confusing to the best of Japanese locals too!) was memorable! Thanx for arranging Robot restaurant razzmatazz! Having dinner yakitori and "Hoppy" in the small lanes of Omoide yokocho reminded us to come again. And of course, u made a special effort to come back and drop us at the hotel, late and tired as we all were, and waving us goodbye will be taken back as memories......Thanx once again and till ours paths cross again....
September 01, 2017
What a wonderful afternoon and evening we had - beautiful sights, amazing food, honest and lovely conversations. Your personalized tour was in a very interesting and beautiful part of Tokyo, perfectly tailored to my gluten free requirements. Thank you for going out of your way to bring us the best experience and share so much of your knowledge with us. I loved the fabulous dinner party. When we left to go back to our hotel, it felt like we'd spent time with our best friends. I highly recommend anyone who visits Tokyo to book a foodie tour with Gizem!
December 01, 2017