One of Tokyo’s most popular districts, Shibuya, offers plenty of entertainment, fashion, culture, and food attractions. From delicious Japanese cuisine to belly-pleasing desserts, there are endless options available. Our post has a collection of 10 spots serving a variety of cuisine that people love. If you are in Shibuya and looking for street food finds that are reasonably priced and of incredible taste, make certain to visit the following joints:
1. Nanaya Aoyama
Tucked in the back streets of Shibuya, Nanaya Aoyama is a matcha gelato shop that is quite popular amongst the matcha lovers. You can pick the richness level of your gelato from 1-7; 7 being the richest. Also, you get the choice of eating single, double, or triple scoops of gelato and pair it with different other gelatos too. They are known for serving the best matcha-based sweets in Japan, including, matcha daifuku, matcha cookies, matcha chocolate, etc. If you aren’t into gelato, you can choose from a variety of tea-flavored chocolates and cold brews.
Address: 2-7-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://nanaya-matcha.com/ (Japanese Only)
2. Shibuya Nishimura Fruits Dogenzaka Honten
Since its opening, Nishimura Fruits Dogenzaka has been serving the guests with the best and fresh fruit products from the carefully-chosen producer. It is a common street food spot in Shibuya for people fond of fresh fruits and juices. The famous Amaou Strawberry Juice and Seasonal Mixed Juice are the main items here that attract lots of locals as well as tourists. Their café changes the menu 7 times a year to make the people enjoy seasonal flavors throughout the year.
Address: 1F, 22-2 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://snfruits.com/ (Japanese Only)
3. Piyanee Thai Tea
Located in the heart of Shibuya, Piyanee Thai Tea is the first Thai tea specialty store in Japan. The tea shop has a wide range of drinks, all of which can be ordered in the original, sweetened, and lightly sweetened flavors. This store is known for serving the best boba tea in the entire Shibuya. As they specialize in Thai tea, their best-selling drink is the Thai Tea, whose flavor can be enhanced by adding the grass jelly or tapioca pearls. There are many other flavors also that can be enjoyed here, including Tapioca Matcha, Strawberry Milk Frappe, Mango Tea, and many more.
Address: 33-8 Udagawacho, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
4. Tokyoyaki Macaron Chocolat by Patisserie Sadaharu AOKI Paris Shibuya Hikarie ShinQS
Patisserie Sadaharu AOKI Paris is a cake and pastry shop that has made quite a big and impressive impact in the patisserie world. They are known for selling the most delicious Tokyo macarons, and they have a special version that can only be found in Hikarie. Tokyoyaki Macaron Chocolat puts chocolate ganache inside a chewy matcha flavored dough. It is known to be the masterpiece which makes people enjoy the amazing taste of chocolate. The store only does take-out so, either you can eat it fresh out of its wrapper on your way or have it later at home.
Address: Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs B2F, 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://www.sadaharuaoki.jp/shibuya/ (Japanese Only)
5. Pancake Pie by Flipper’s
Pancakes are in trend in Tokyo and, there are two groups of pancake lovers: those who like the conventional style while others who are crazy about pancakes that are very much like souffle. In Shibuya, there is Flipper’s that charms everybody with its light-as-air pancakes crowned with fruit and maple buttercream. The airy, fluffiest pancakes melt in the mouth and leave a gentle flavor. It’s not surprising that their Pancake Pie, developed to be a takeout food, amazes locals in Shibuya. Pancake Pie is an innovative dessert that put fluffy souffle pancake in between crunchy pies. Their Pancake Pies and souffle pancake pudding are the most Instagrammable desserts that attract a huge number of guests regularly.
Address: 1-15-5 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://flippers-pancake.jp/ (Japanese Only)
6. Chocolate ice cream by Pierre Marcolini Shibuya Hikarie ShinQS
Opened in 2014 in Shibuya, Pierre Marcolini is a chocolate store that has the same interior as of Saint-Honore in Paris. Their Belgian chocolate-based products have acquired a special place in every local and tourist’s heart. The store serves chocolate-flavored soft-serve ice cream as well as chocolate rumble (chocolate drink), having which people can taste the real sweetness of chocolate. Apart from selling ice creams and chocolates, Pierre Marcolini offers a great range of other items that certainly can’t be missed. People can find delectable macarons, cakes, biscuits, eclairs, and dacquoise.
Address: Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs B2F, 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://store.c-c-c.co.jp/Page/shibuya.aspx?bid=pierre (Japanese Only)
7. Sekai-de-Nibanme-ni Oishii Yakitate Melon Pan Ice Cream Shibuya Koen-Dori
Situated 8 minutes away from Shibuya Station, Sekai-de-Nibanme-ni Oishii Yakitate Melon Pan is a store that specializes in melon pan ice cream sandwiches. The long name of the store translates as The Second-Most Delicious Ice Cream Melon Bread in the World, with the best being their master. The store only sells freshly-baked melon pan, and the most famous item is the Melonpan Ice Cream Sandwich. It is made by putting a yummy scoop of ice cream in the middle of a warm and freshly-baked melon pan. You can pick from chocolate, vanilla, or matcha ice cream, all of which are amazingly delicious. Those who don’t like ice cream can order only the bread as well.
Address: 1-15-9 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://melonpan-ice.com/wordpress/ (Japanese Only)
8. Naniwa-no-Takoyaki Tempu
Octopus balls, or Takoyaki, is a famous street food not only in Shibuya but all over Tokyo. These balls are typically filled with slices of green onions, pickled ginger, tenkasu (tempura batter flakes), and octopus scraps. While many places are serving delicious Takoyaki, Naniwa-no-Takoyaki Tempu offers the best filling and great value for money in the entire Shibuya area. The golden-fried balls served here pairs very well with a glass of cold beer. The flavor of the Takoyaki goes right with the statement of the owner of using the excellent recipe he got from his hometown.
Address: Daikanyama Heim, 1-5 Sarugaki-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://tempu.in/ (Japanese Only)
9. Beard Papa’s Cream Puff
With over 350 stores all across the world, Beard Papa’s serves the freshly-made cream puffs to satiate people’s sugar cravings. It is a popular and first cream puff specialty store in Japan that has been making the same crispy, tasty cream puffs since its establishment. It is an airy cream puff containing whipped cream and custard. There are different kinds of puffs available like cookie dough, basic pie dough, seasonal dough, and Paris Brest dough. Also, the menu changes from season to season to offer different seasonal flavors to people.
Address: Shibuya Mark City, 1-12-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
10. Roasted Coffee Laboratory
Roasted Coffee Laboratory opened in 2016 in Shibuya as a roastery and coffee shop. It is a joint where you can feel the top-quality freshness of home-roasted coffee beans and homemade desserts. The coffee offers full satisfaction in a cup accompanied by the amazing pastries. Other than owning a roaster, the Laboratory is equipped with an espresso machine and a Steampunk machine too.
Address: 1F, 2 24-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://roasted-coffee.jp/ (Japanese Only)
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