What we will do
LET'S GET OUT OF THE TOURIST AREA where it is super busy and crowded with people!
My tour focuses on Ueno, which is not as crowded as Shibuya and Shinjuku and is less touristy. It is also famous with Japanese foodies for good quality at lower prices. I'm going to take you to popular bars and restaurants for ONLY LOCALS (NO TOURISTS!!) where the staff speaks only Japanese. I will order signature dishes, and we will discuss the food and drink (and you can pepper me with questions).
We will visit 3 restaurants/taverns, where you will sample sashimi, grilled fish and skewered meat. You will also have the opportunity to try UNIQUE Japanese alcoholic drinks (4 or more different type of drinks) and you'll be able to experience what Japanese taverns are like. After visiting these three taverns, we will end the tour at a great Ramen shop that is popular with locals. At the end of the tour, I will take you to the entrance of each train line at Ueno station, depending on where you need to go.
I had stayed in overseas for 11 years and I have noticed how good Japanese food and drink cultures are!
I have been to so many nice restaurants, Ramen stores (I'm trying to eat one bowl of ramen a day and post this photo on Instagram!) and bars (Several friends run their bars as an owner bartender in Tokyo) for so many years and after I came back to Tokyo, I have focused to research Izakaya (Japanese style pub), restaurants, Ramen stores and bars, which are my passion of my life!
Now, it is the time to tell you about my experience of which bars and Ramen shops are good and what is nice Japanese drinks.
I highly recommend you to join the tour on the first night in Tokyo as I give you many tips, traveling Japan for sure!
Please follow me in Instagram @akiw0520 to see the photos with guests in taverns
Where we will meet
We catch up in front of Ueno station. Ueno is a big station. However, I will message you with instruction and photos, so no worries!
What I will provide
You have a welcome drink as complimentary.
What to bring
Please bring cash for since 2nd drinks on the tour. Probably you will spend around ¥3,000-¥4,000
Pls come meet me with a lot hungry!
We are going to have a full-size meal on the day in several different restaurants included ramen, which means you will pay around $80 ALTOGETHER included RAMEN! (Tour fee and you pay for meals and drinks)