Everyday (except holiday periods)

Back-alley Bar Hopping in Sendai

Eat and drink like a Sendai local!

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Highlights

Ready to become an Izakaya Master??

Join us for a night of eating and drinking like a Sendai local down the atmospheric back-alleys of Bunka-yokocho and Iroha-yokocho!
 
Undiscovered by most visitors to the city, a step down these alleyways is a step back in time to retro post-war Showa Era Japan. Follow your nose down the lines of hundreds of tiny izakayas (Japanese pubs), bars and restaurants. As most only sit around 8-10 customers at a time, it can be a little intimidating to enter on your own, but on this tour, you’ll be joined by a local guide! Let them introduce you to all the best places and help you navigate the language barrier as you eat, drink and chat to the friendly locals.
 
On this tour you’ll enjoy a drink of your choice and a plate of local food at three different styles of izakaya. Discover new favourites and learn to order like a pro!
 

OUTLINE

Highlights
✓ Bar-hop to three hidden local izakaya with a local foodie guide!
✓ Eat tasty food and drink sake like one of the locals!
✓ Learn tips and tricks to navigate a local izakaya!

Ready to become an Izakaya Master ??
Join us for a night of eating and drinking like a Sendai local down the atmospheric back-alleys of Bunka-yokocho and Iroha-yokocho!

Undiscovered by most visitors to the city, a step down these alleyways is a step back in time to retro post-war Showa Era Japan.Follow your nose down the lines of hundreds of tiny izakayas (Japanese pubs), bars and restaurants. only sit around 8-10 customers at a time, it can be a little intimidating to enter on your own, but on this tour, you'll be joined by a local guide! Let them introduce you to all the best places and help you navigate the language barrier as you eat, drink and chat to the friendly locals.

On this tour you'll enjoy a drink of your choice and a plate of local food at three different styles of izakaya.Discover new favourites and learn to order like a pro!

What’s Included

1 item 1 cup × 3 houses · guide fee (English)

Not included

Additional food and drink

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

17:50

Your guide will be waiting for you in front of entrance of McDonald’s Sendai Aobadori.  1 minutes walk from  Aobadori-ichibancho Station on the Tozai Subway line. 

They will be holding the ‘Tohoku Local Secret Tours’ sign:

 

After a quick introduction you will head towards the atmospheric alleyways of Bunka-yokocho and Iroha-yokocho. 

18:00

Enjoy a walking tour through the alleyways, learning about the history of the area and keeping an eye out for some bars to return to later.

 

18:15

First izakaya! Enjoy your choice of drink and a plate of tasty local food!

 

19:00

Head to a different style of bar and enjoy a second drink and some more food!

Not sure what to order? Your guide will be there to give recommendations and teach you some useful words and tips for navigating your izakaya experience.

 

19:45

Last stop! Make it count – choose a different drink and pair it with something you’ve never tried before!

 

20:30

End of tour! 

Congratulations! You are now a qualified izakaya master!

Head home with a full stomach or return to your favourite bar and continue the adventure ~ 

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Entrance to Iroha-yokocho alleyway
Time
2 to 3 hours
Size
1~8
Price
10000JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. $95 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
By noon of the previous day
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation 2 days before: 20% Cancellation the day before: 30% Cancellation on the On the day: 100% cancelled without notice: 100%

TOUR PLAN

Basic Plan

Price 10000JPY~(with TAX)

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Price:
10000JPY~(with TAX)

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