1. Tsuruya Yoshinobu Tokyo

With beautifully served traditional Japanese sweets and drinks, Tsuruya Yoshinobu is a high-end traditional Japanese café located in Nihonbashi. Try their seasonal specials, such as the maroon filled manju in the fall.

Maroon filled Manju in Tsuruya Yoshinobu

Maroon filled Manju in Tsuruya Yoshinobu. From Facebook

Address:
Muromachi 1-5-5, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
Toei Asakusa Line /Tokyo Metro Ginza Line/Tokyo Metro Tozai Line -Nihonbashi Station

Hours:
Shop 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Japanese style café/ Kayu-chaya 10:30 a.m.
– 8:00 p.m.(last order 7:30 p.m. )

Website:
http://tokyo-mise.jp/en/index.html#

2. Anto

One of the most traditional ingredients to Japanese sweets is red beans, azuki. In this shop located near Tokyo station, pretty much every dish has Japanese sweet red bens in it. From toasts to soybean ice-creams, there are many specialties you can try if you visit this cute shop.

Anto’s cafe menu

Anto’s cafe menu. From Instagram

Address:
B1F Shin Marunouchi Building
1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Tel:
03-3218-1535

Getting there by train:
Tokyo Station

Hours:
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Website:
http://an-to.jp/anto/

3. Saryo Tsujiri

Delicious traditional sweets and a beautifully prepared green tea. This is all you need for an authentic Japanese café expereince. In Saryo Tsujiri yo can experience the high-end Japanese service on the 10th floor of a department store.

Saryo Tsujiri’s cafe menu

Saryo Tsujiri’s cafe menu. From Instagram

Address:
DAIMARU TOKYO
1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
Tokyo Station

Hours:
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays 10:00 a.m.
9:00 p.m.

Website:
http://www.giontsujiri.co.jp/saryo/menu/tokyo_daimaru/

4. Zen Kashoin Teahouse

The original shop from Kyoto has opened its Tokyo branch! While the original teahouse is more of a traditional café. The Shibuya store is the perfect blend of traditional Japanese sweets and teas, and the modern western fusion coffeehouses. The café is on the pricier side, but you get a pot of tea and you can select from a great variety.

Carefully prepared Japanese sweets at Zen Kashoin

Carefully prepared Japanese sweets at Zen Kashoin. From facebook

Address:
5th Floor  ShinQs Lifestyle Floor, Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs
2-21-1 Shibuya, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
Yamanote/ Ginza/ Fukutoshin/ Denentoshin /Hanzomon Lines – Shibuya Station

Hours:
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Website:
http://www.zen-kashoin.com/

5. Mihashi

This small shop has a long history, with a great variety of Japanese sweets, with every order you get free green tea as well.

Traditional Japanes sweets Anmitsu  at Mihashi

Traditional Japanes sweets Anmitsu at Mihashi. From Instagram

Address:
4-9-7 Ueno, Taito 110-0005, Tokyo


Getting there by train:
JR – Ueno Station

Hours:
Open 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Website:
http://www.mihashi.co.jp/

6. Kanmidokoro Hatsune

This old traditional café opened in 1837, with small portions of high quality deliciousness this place is great for your sweet tooth after a light a lunch!

Food sample display at Kanmidokoro Hatsune

Food sample display at Kanmidokoro Hatsune. From Instagram

Anmitsu at Kanmidokoro Hatsune

Anmitsu at Kanmidokoro Hatsune. From Instagram

Address:
1-15-6 Nihonbashi-Nigyocho, Chuo, Tokyo 

Getting there by train:
Hanzomon line – Suitengumae station

7. Funawa

Funawa Café is also long standing establishment, which opened its doors in 1902. A hybrid of a Japanese and western café, this place blends traditional Japanese sweets and western coffee and tea.

Matcha and Yokan set at Funawa

Matcha and sweet potato Yokan set at Funawa. From Instagram

Address:
2-19-10 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
Toei Asakusa Line – Taito Station

Hours:
Weekdays 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Website:
http://funawa.jp/shop/contents?contents_id=228730

8. Minamoto Kitchoan

Specialized in traditional Japanese sweet as Kitchoan states on its website, it wants to be the bridge of Japanese and foreign culture. With shops in New York, San Francisco, London, Singapore and Shanghai, visiting the flagship store in Tokyo is a must!

Anmitsu at Kicchoan

Anmitsu at Kicchoan. From Instagram

Address:
7-8-9 Ginza, Chuo-ku ,Tokyo

Getting there by train:
Ginza Line / Marunouchi Line / Hibiya Line – Ginza station

Hours:
Weekdays 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Weekends 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Website:
http://www.kitchoan.com/

9. Ippodo

After its Kyoto store, Ippodo opened its first open front Tokyo shop in 2010. The shop is dedicated to spread the knowledge and tradition of Japanese green tea, offering a variety of different flavors.

Yuzu cake and matcha tea at Ippodo

Yuzu cake and matcha tea at Ippodo. From Instagram

Address:
Kokusai Bldg. 1F 3-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Getting there by train:
JR / Yurkucho line- Yurakucho Station
Chiyoda /Hibiya / Mita Lines  – Hibiya Sation

Hours:
Store 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Kaboku Tearoom 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Closed for year-end and New Year’s holidays

Website:
http://www.ippodo-tea.co.jp/en/shop/marunouchi-tokyo.html

10. Kosoan

You definitely don’t want to miss out on this traditional café. Placed in an old building, Kosoan offers an authentic Japanese experience. Have a tea with a delicious traditional sweet in the beautiful garden of this café.

Kosoan with beautiful Japanese garden

Kosoan with beautiful Japanese garden. From Instagram

Address:
1-24-23 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku Tokyo 

Getting there by train:
Tokyu Toyoko Line / Oimachi Line – Jiyugaoka Station

Hours:
11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Website:
http://kosoan.co.jp/

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