Groceries Spots in Japan

  • Tsukiji Outer Market
    Shopping
    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 4-16-2
    The Tsukiji Outer Market forms part of the Tsukiji fish and seafood wholesaling and retailing market in the Tsukiji district of Chuo Ward, Tokyo. Whereas the Tsukiji Inner Market imposes restrictions on visitors, anyone can visit the Tsukiji Outer Market to purchase fresh food and snacks or dine at one of the eating establishments located there. The Inner Market has a very lively atmosphere, with over 500 closely-packed stalls selling sushi, seafood with rice, dried fish, meat, fruit and vegetables, omelettes, traditional Japanese confectionery, cooking utensils, etc.
  • Toyosu Market
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Tokyo Koto-ku Toyosu 6-6-17-gaiku Kanri Facility Building

    地上6階程度の高さなのでそんなに見晴らしは良くないですが、芝生が敷いてあるので気持ちいいです。 人も少なく、穴場的な場所です! 飲食はNGのようですが、ちょっとした休憩にはおすすめです。

  • Tsukiji Nippon Fish Port Market
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 4-16-2 1,000 Furniture Building 1F
    Tsukiji Nippon Fish Port Market is a direct sales market in Tsukiji. You can find everything from rare fish from all over the country, morning-caught seafood, and more from fishery associations all over Japan, as well as goods for business use. There are shops like Kani Club, focusing on fresh crab direct from Hokkaido, Niigata Central Fisheries Market, with juicy, delectable fish from the Sea of Japan, and shops from harbors in Shizuoka, Kochi, Nagasaki and more. You can try Nippon Gyokoshokudo no Kodawari fried fish, the specialty at the market's cafeteria, and other fish from all over.
  • Omicho Market
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Kamioumichou 50
    Omicho Market in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture has been nicknamed “Kanazawa’s Kitchen.” The Market has rows of retail shops selling food products (mainly fresh foods) and miscellaneous daily necessaries; it has underpinned Kanazawa’s gastronomic culture for nearly 300 years, since the Edo period. Fruit juices in which the straw is stuck straight into the fruit, and Kaisen Don (a bowl of rice topped with seafood) with plenty of delicious, fresh seafood toppings are particularly popular with tourists. Omicho Market is around 15 minutes’ walk from Kanazawa Station.
  • Karato Market
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    4.0
    67 Reviews
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Shimonosekishi Karatochou 5-50
    Karato Market is located in Shimonoseki City. Local fishermen and farmers bring their fish, seafood and agricultural produce here to sell it themselves. The Market is a great place for visitors to buy fresh fish caught that same day, and fresh seasonal vegetables. There is also a cafeteria selling sushi and Kaisen-don (rice topped with seafood). The “Iki-iki Bakan-gai” food festival is held at the Karato Market between 10:00 and 15:00 on Fridays and Saturdays and between 8:00 and 15:00 on Sundays and public holidays; this is a lively event with large numbers of people enjoying fish dishes and seafood sold at stalls erected in the Market.

    山口県下関市に帰郷した時には、一度は唐戸市場に顔を出しますが、なんせ、新鮮さが勝負なので、値打とはいえ、本当は、新幹線の搭乗日の早朝に市場ブラ歩きをしたいと、常々考えておりますが、どうしても前日以前に買い物調達となってしまします。特に、フグの蒲鉾のネット売りがお薦めです。 When I return to Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, you...

  • Nanki Shirahama Toretore Market
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    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou Katata 2521
    Located in Shirahama Town, Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture, Toretore Market is one of the largest seafood markets in western Japan and is operated by the local Katata Fishery Cooperative. Boasting grounds some 50 thousand square meters in size, the market is filled with fresh seafood not only from Wakayama but around the country. A diverse array of processed goods, meats, vegetables, and even Wakayama souvenirs are sold here, and the market bustles constantly with visitors. Market highlights include the giant tanks filled with fish swimming around while waiting to be sold and the popular tuna butchering shows. Visitors can eat sushi and seafood rice bowls at Toretore Yokocho; the market’s seafood barbecue is also popular.
  • Nijo Fish Market
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    3.5
    778 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Minamisanjouhigashi 1 from 2-chome
    The fish market is located in the center of Sapporo. With a continuous history since the Meiji period, it is still popular among locals as a kitchen. There are about 50 shops offering a wide range of goods, including fruit and souvenirs in addition to fresh seafood. The free samples that can be eaten at the shops are also fun. In the surrounding area, there are old-fashioned shops as well as new cafes and Italian and other stores, making it popular as a lively gourmet food spot.

    Lots of Fresh Seafood! a Lot cleaner than tsukiji fish market and not too crowded. Since we came in winter, theres lots of crabs on bargain and cooked on the spot.

  • Tsukiji Fish Market, Odawara-bashi Building
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 6-26-1
    The Tsukiji Fish Market is a fresh fish market with about 60 stands over two buildings, the Odawara-bashi Building and Kaiko-bashi Building. The first floor is Tsukiji's famous market of marine products, fruits, and vegetables. The food court with seafood restaurants, a kitchen studio, and event space is located on the third-floor of Odawara-bashi Building and opens at 7 a.m. The food court is a place for people to relax at the Tsukiji Fish Market where guests can have a meal or a break and enjoy special events.
  • Nakaminato Osakana Ichiba
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachinakashi Minatohonchou 19-8
    Nakaminato Osakana Ichiba, located in about 10 minutes’ walk from Nakaminato Station, is a fish market. There are seafood product shops which sell fresh fish landed at the fishing harbor in Nakaminato, processed food and dried seafood such as mirinboshi (seasoned dried fish) and restaurants where you can enjoy a seafood rice bowl and a monkfish hot pot in winter only. A list of seasonal fish in Nakaminato is shown on the website so you can find out in advance when your favorite fish is available.
  • Kuroshio Market
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    3.5
    252 Reviews
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Kemi 1527
    You’ll find this seafood market on the manmade Wakayama Marina City island in Wakayama Bay, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture. The building has a retro Showa-period atmosphere complete with a fresh fish market with catches from the nearby sea and all over the world, a food court where you can enjoy a seafood rice bowl and sushi, and restaurants with tons of seafood options. There’s also a spectacular tuna slicing show held three times a day, not to mention a seafood barbecue area where you can feel the sea breeze and see the ocean while grilling fresh fish you bought at the market.

    Travelers who are interested in the lifestyle and culture of tourist attractions do not miss this market where a local fruit village(market) is adjacent. The must is tasting local fresh seafood...

  • Hasshoku Market Center
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    Aomori Pref. Hachinoheshi Kawaragi Kansai 22-2
    A food market center located in Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture sells fresh seafood and caught that morning as well as Hachinohe every morning. Some 60 shops stand side by side along the 170 meter length of the market, boasting an abundant variety of goods able to meet even the needs of restaurants and other businesses. At Shichirinmura, a popular destination for tourists, you can cook and enjoy your purchases on the spot over a charcoal grill. With tuna butchering shows, cooking classes, and play equipment for children, the market center is a destination the whole family can enjoy.
  • Konnyaku Park
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    Gunma Pref. Kanragunkanramachi Obata 204-1
    This konjac-themed interactive facility is located in Obata, Kanra Town, Kanra County. Visitors can tour a factory and learn about the konjac production process, experience making konjac jelly and handmade konjac (reservations required by the day before), and other activities to deepen their knowledge about konjac. There’s also an all-you-can-take-home course and a free konjac buffet that lets visitors have their fill of konjac.
  • Wajima Asaichi
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    Ishikawa Pref. Wajimashi Kawaimachi
    Located in Kawaimachi, Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture, this is one of the largest morning markets in Japan and contains between 100 and 250 different stalls. It is said to have a history over 1,000 years old, and many of the sellers and customers are women. You’ll find fresh fish sold by women in the fishing village, locally raised vegetables, handicrafts sold by women of the neighborhood farmhouses, and more, and the energetic sale cries echo throughout the market. The morning market is open from 8 a.m. to noon and is closed for the first three days of the New Year as well as the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month.
  • Demachi Futaba
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto-shi, Kamigyo-ku Ichimachi-dori Imadegawa Kamiru Aerosecho 236
    Located along Kawara-machi Street, this Japanese confectioner was founded in 1899. Their famous “nadai mamemochi” features red bean jam and red peas wrapped in freshly-made mochi. It has been around since the founding, and is a standard Kyoto souvenir, popular enough to see people lining up to get some.
  • Yobuko Morning Market
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    3.5
    238 Reviews
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    Yobuko cho Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture
    One of Japan’s three largest morning markets, Yobuko operates 364 days a year (only closing on New Year’s Day). Open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., on weekdays some 40 stands operate and 60 on weekends and holidays. The market is particularly famous for its squid ikizukuri sashimi, made with a variety of squid throughout the year. In addition to the squid, visitors are encouraged to try the mackerel ikizukuri, which is fast becoming a new specialty for the market. Take the Showa Bus bound for Yobuko at Oteguchi Bus Center in front of JR Karatsu Station and get off at the Yobuko stop; the market is just a three-minute walk from there. 30 minutes by car.

    We arrived at this morning market around 11:00 and it was in the stages of closing. Had a great time wandering among the stalls. You can try sea urchins, and other tasty sea food. I had sweet honey...

  • Sapporo Central Wholesale Market Curb Market
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    3.5
    358 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitajuichijounishi 21-chome 2-3
    This market is an outdoor market next to the Sapporo Central Wholesale Market located ten minutes from Sapporo Station by car. They get very fresh food from the Central Wholesale Market every day and sell them to the locals and visitors at very reasonable prices. There are around 60 shops and restaurants which include sushi, seafood bowls, ramen and oysters. They also provide next-day delivery for purchases within and outside Hokkaido, which is reassuring when choosing souvenirs.

    Wide range of fresh seafood (king crabs and others) and fruits (corn, yubari melons) at good prices. The cream puff snack is a must get in my opinion, we had it twice the 2 times we were there during...

  • Hakodate Morning Market
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    3.5
    50 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Hakodateshi Wakamatsuchou 9-19 (Hakodate morning market cooperatives Federation Secretariat)
    The Hakodate Asaichi (Morning Markets) are regarded as the face of Hakodate and it is said that the market began when nearby farmers began selling fruit and vegetables in 1945 after the war. After that the markets were moved several times until settling in the present location in 1956. The markets became even more popular with the addition of shops selling seafood such as crab and salmon with food and drink shops as well. Now about 5,000 people visit the market every day. It is best to visit as early in the morning as you can as popular items are sometimes sold out.

    Squid fishing was fun & it spewed water on my child’s face Fresh seafood everywhere & we had tasty donburi,miso soup,grilled scallops for lunch A staff let my child pour water on crabs People were...

  • Tenpyoan (Todai-ji Temple Branch)
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    4.5
    24 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nara Pref. Narashi Kasuganochou 16 Todaiji Temple Yumeikaze Hiroba
    This is a Japanese confectionary store in the Yume-Kaze Plaza in front of the gate of the Todai-ji Temple in Kasugano Town, Nara City. The store makes sweets from locally grown ingredients such as Japanese Yamato-imo yam and Yoshino-kuzu arrowroot. A popular item is the Japanese hotcake sweet bean paste sandwich called Yamato sanzan dorayaki. They are made freshly daily with red beans, and flour and eggs from a Tokachi farm. There is also a cafe on the second floor where customers can enjoy sweets and Miwa Somen noodles.

    I was looking for something sweet on my way out from Nara Park, and this shop looked really nice! I bought a small strawberry daifuku and a matcha cake with white chocolate cream filling. Let me tell...

  • Rikuro Ojisan no Mise (Namba Main Shop)
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Namba 3-2-28
    This is a cheesecake specialty shop located in the Ebisubashi-suji shopping district near the Namba Station on the Midosuji Subway Line. The cheesecake with a base scattered with raisins soaked in homemade syrup, is baked in the kitchen in the store to provide customers with freshly baked cakes at all times. There is an eat-in space on the first floor and Riku Cafe ROOM is on the second and third floor. In the cafe, customers can enjoy freshly baked cake and sweets with originally blended coffee and tea.

    Está en una zona comercial, siempre hay gente haciendo cola para comprar la tarta rikuro para llevar,tarta de queso esponjosa. Pero podéis ir a la cafetería que está encima probarlo sentado con un...

  • Obusedo Honten Restaurant
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    4.0
    141 Reviews
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    Nagano Pref. Kamitakaigunobusemachi Obuse 808
    A long-established chestnut confectionery store located in Obuse Town, Kamitakai County, Nagano Prefecture. The classy cake shop sells all sorts of treats made with chestnuts such as Kuri Kanoko and Kuri Mushi packed with chestnut jam made only with whole chestnuts and sugar. The moist Kuri Kanoko cake is also popular. At the back of the shop is a restaurant where, as well as sweets such as raw chestnut cake, you can taste Japanese-style meals using local traditional vegetables and seasonal ingredients.

    12月の閉店間際に訪れました。 店内の喫茶には入れなかったので、お土産に栗鹿の子を購入 時期的に正月用の大き目の缶に入っており、装飾もきらびやか。 もちろん味も大粒の栗が入ってます。 他の店の栗菓子が食べられなくなりそうです。 I bought canned food for osechi cuisine (Osechi is for New Year) This is in a big...

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