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Naniwaya Sohonten

) #107 of 10,089 Restaurants in Minato €€ - €€€
1-8-14 Azabujuban, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3583-4975
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  • Average20%
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“sea bream” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
“bean paste” (2 reviews)
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1-8-14 Azabujuban, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This cafe features Japanese pancake with Soy-bean paste, which was established in 1909. They cooked homemade Soy-bean paste and baked one by one. The dough was crispy and the bean paste was sweet gently. Very high quality. However, this shop is always very crowded. Customer...More

Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Since I've heard so much about their popularity, I was pleasantly surprised to find it quite not as crowded as it was described by many Japanese friends. Quickly, I bought 10 & started eating while walking to the station. Hot and crispy, sweet but not...More

Thank Heather Y
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were in the Azabu-juban area for a simple yakitori dinner and came upon Naniwaya Sohonten. We saw this traditional sweet being made at the back of the narrow shop behind a glass window. Taiyaki is a fish-shaped cake with a sweetened red bean paste...More

Thank lugubres
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is an old shop in the Azabujuban area. A friend living in Tokyo brought us here for dessert. Upon reaching the shop, you will smell the freshly charcoal toasted Taiyaki, which makes you hungry. I have not seen a charcoal toasted Taiyaki in ages...More

Thank Mezzapazze
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We thought we could just grab and go. But was told we had to wait at least 1 hour for taiyaki whether for 1 or 3 pieces. Priced at yen 150 each it did not looked complicated to prepare. Yet each buyer had to give...More

Thank Edmund K
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Taiyaki is Japanese fish-shaped cake, wikipedia says. Yes it is fish-shaped, especially sea bream shaped. Tai, means sea bream, and it stands for happiness and celebration. You might be wondering why a cake has to be fish-shaped, but this is why. We used to eat...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were
famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants,
bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of
Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the
area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot
to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art
Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-8-14 Azabujuban, Minato 106-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Neighbourhood: Akasaka / Roppongi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3583-4975
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