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#1 of 5 Dessert in Kita
#1 of 1,676 Places to Eat in Kita
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Akabane / Itabashi
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2-15-16 Higashijujo, Kita 114-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 3-3914-7530
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This shop sells traditional Japanese sweets but fantastically, they are not overly sweet and always welcomes as gifts (omiyage). There is often a line out the door and if they sell that day's stock of Kuromatsu (their signature sweet), that's it. You'll have to try another day or purchase something else. I've only bought the Kuromatsu as they are famous... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I lived next to this place for months... I can't speak a word of Japanese, let alone read it. So I never knew what this place sold , I could tell it was food of some sort...kinda pastry, or something...was it savoury, sweet...both? I had to find out...so, we queued there for 3 quarters of an hour, and bought things,... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-15-16 Higashijujo, Kita 114-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Kita>  > Akabane / Itabashi
  • Neighbourhood: Akabane / Itabashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3914-7530

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Akabane / Itabashi
In Akabane and Itabashi, visitors can get a glimpse of the ordinary day-to-day life of Tokyo. On the east side of Akabane station, there are many traditional shopping districts and small izakayas, while on the west side, there’s a modern shopping mall. Itabashi is currently being developed as a residential area with a huge 1.1km long shopping street that extends from east to west. Rows of shops and izakayas target the down to earth everyday needs of locals. Both Akabane and Itabashi are notable for their easy access to the city center as well as their proximity to Ikebukuro.
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