The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

by Amy

Japanese food is famous and well loved around the world. No food is more representative of Japan than sushi. However, now Japan is famous for some non-traditional foods such as crepes and many desserts. When visiting Japan you can't miss enjoying all the wonderful local delicacies on offer.

1. Sushi

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more...

2. Ramen

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more about ramen

 Learn How to eat ramen in Japan and what not to do! - Tsukemen - Everything you wanted to know!

3. Okonomiyaki

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more..

4. Japanese BBQ

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

5. Takoyaki

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more...

6. Japanese desserts

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more..

7. Tempura

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

8. Sukiyaki

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

9. Curry Rice

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in JapanMeet the best curry shop in Tokyo - Curry Kingdom

10. Tonkatsu

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

11. Harajuku Crepes

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

12. Udon

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

13. Karaage

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

14. Yakitori

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

15. Shabu Shabu

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

16. Kaiseki Ryori

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more...

17. Sea urchin (uni)

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more..

18. Crab

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more..

19. Kushikatsu

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more..

 

20. Hitsumabushi

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more...

 

21. Shojin Ryori

The Top 21 Most Famous Foods to Try in Japan

Read more..

 


25 Oct 2016

Plan your trip to Tokyo

Chat with a local tour guide who can help organize your trip.
Get Started

Recent Tour Reviews in Tokyo

“ Tokyo Adventure ”

Excellent
2 hours ago Traveler: Jim -   Tour Guide: Ryuta

Tokyo is a big city made up of dozens of neighbourhoods and each one a little different from the others. Some have huge skyscrapers, while others have structures on a more human scale. And then there are the green spaces that bring nature into the inner metropolis. This is the Tokyo that Ryuta Araki showed us, along with magnificent museums both big and small, temples with wafting incense, and the...
read more

“ A great day and a fantastic tour ”

Excellent
12 hours ago Traveler: Tom -   Tour Guide: Junko

Junko gave us a terrific insight into Japan and Tokyo. Always helpful and eager to please, Junko made our first day in Japan memorable. The tour was customized to meet our needs and we knew we were in good hands from our first contact. Well done and highly recommended.
read more

“ She is more than a guide, she is great! ”

Excellent
12 hours ago Traveler: Ali -   Tour Guide: NAMIE

I am a professional tour guide from Turkey and I bring groups to Japan every April. This year I met Namie and I booked her to guide us in Tokyo. She did a great job and co-operation with me. She arranged itinerary, restaurants, parking lots and everything for us and me and my group were extremely satisfied with her service. If you book her, you never regret. I will work with her every April when I...
read more

“ Outstanding professional guide ”

Excellent
19 hours ago Traveler: Monicab -   Tour Guide: Mari

For our first time in Tokyo we decided to use a local guide, we chose Mari without any previous equines, and we were pleased to find out that Mari speaks English very well, and she is an outstanding professional guide with a lot of knowledge about Japanese culture, History and Art. Beside her qualities as a guide she is a very pleasant and kind person, She literally went the extra mile to make sur...
read more

“ Tokyo tour ”

Excellent
1 day ago Traveler: Sarah -   Tour Guide: Keiko

Keiko was a delight to be with. We were a group of 7 and she managed to navigate us through the subway system without problem. She contacted us before the tour and asked us about our interests and must see areas and she arranged our day accordingly. We did Tsukiji market, Asakusa, Meiji shrine, and Harajuku area then dropped us off at Shiodome station per our request so we can do a self guided tou...
read more

“ A full day with a great guide... ”

Excellent
1 day ago Traveler: Frank -   Tour Guide: Toshi(T-chan)

T-chan was very personable, very organized and had planned the day according to what we wanted to see and do. She explained what we were seeing or doing and answered all our questions. We would definitely want her as our guide, should we need one again.
read more

“ A wonderful introduction to Tokyo, old and new ”

Excellent
1 day ago Traveler: Jessica -   Tour Guide: MAYUMI

Thank you Mayimi for an action packed half day tour of Tokyo in the rain. We loved the tour and we love Tokyo. Mayimi was perfect and understood well the needs of a family with young children. We couldn’t have asked for a better tour. Thanks again. Jessica, Mitchell, Roman and Scarlett.
read more

“ Delightful day with Akira ”

Excellent
1 day ago Traveler: Cecilia -   Tour Guide: Akira.S

Akira made our visit to Tokyo very special. He was a pleasure to deal with planning the day, and was very responsive to our wants and needs. I requested a tour of the Diet Building and he arranged it so we could see inside the beautiful building and the legislative chambers. Our visit to the Fish Market was an amazing experience and Akira guided us thru an excellent lunch at a market sushi bar. ...
read more

“ A wonderful way to spend a day! ”

Excellent
1 day ago Traveler: Rachel -   Tour Guide: Marcus

I had a wonderful day with Marcus. The walking tour of Mejiro that I chose was a fantastic balance of architecture and nature, modern and traditional, and different sacred buildings. Marcus was an enthusiastic and knowledgable guide. I always enjoy walking around a city, and this tour was a great snapshot of a part of Tokyo. At every stop Marcus had lots of knowledge to impart. We did quite a lot ...
read more

“ Wonderful tour, focusing on art and architecture, with Mari ”

Excellent
1 day ago Traveler: Assaf -   Tour Guide: Mari

We enjoyed very much our family tour with Mari - it was a 5 h guided tour that ended a family holiday in Japan, and Mari was extremely helpful in communicating with us to arrange this tour to fit exactly our needs, capacities, and interests. Mari prepared a really informative printed itinerary each of us got, with a simplified version of Japan history to help us understand Japanese art history, ...
read more

Related cities

Plan your trip to Tokyo

Chat with a local tour guide who can help organize your trip.
Get Started