Direct Sales Depot / Market Spots in Japan

  • Toyosu Market
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    4.0
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    Tokyo Koto-ku Toyosu 6-6-17-gaiku Kanri Facility Building
    Toyosu Market is one of the 11 locations of the Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, a facility that undertakes the sale of vegetables and fish. It is the largest public market in Japan and one of the largest in the world, with an area approximately 1.7 times that of Tsukiji Market, or 8.6 times the size of the Tokyo Dome. The site is divided into three sections: the Fruits and Vegetables Building, the Seafood Brokerage Building, and the Administration 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。

  • Roadside Station Shonan
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    3.5
    111 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kashiwashi Minowashinden 59-2
    This roadside station is located near Tega ohashi Bridge, and has a direct sales agricultural area that sells agricultural products such as vegetables freshly harvested that day and eggs, processed goods and prepared dishes. The adjoining restaurants utilize local ingredients to offer Chinese cuisine, pasta, freshly-baked bread, cakes and sweets like soft-serve ice cream. Bicycle rentals are available on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays, and they can be returned at any of seven rental bicycle stations around Teganuma.

    柏市と我孫子市にまたがる湖沼「手賀沼」に架かる手賀大橋のたもとの交差点前そばにあります。 広い敷地に巨大な直売所があり、平日なのに混んでました。 野菜類は東京とそんなに変わらない価格です。 休憩スペースがおしゃれなカフェのようでした。 手賀沼にすぐそばで自然環境が良いところです。

  • 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.
  • Ginza Washita Shop Main Store
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    4.0
    186 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuo-ku Ginza 1-3-9 Maruito Ginza Building 1 FB 1

    Great for picking up your Gifts for friends/family from Japan. Staff are friendly and speak some English. Take your time to look around before ordering! Good luck and enjoy!

  • Karato Market
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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.
  • Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza Yurakucho Store
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    4.0
    170 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Yurakucho 2-10-1 Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan 1F
    This store, located on the first floor of the Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan a one-minute walk from JR Yurakucho Station, carries popular sweets, seafood products, and agricultural products from Hokkaido. In addition to selling well-known standards, there's a corner dedicated to new products from Hokkaido which have just begun to be sold outside the prefecture within the last year; if customers show enough interest, the products featured here might also be turned into regular store selections. There's also a takeout corner with a wide array of Hokkaido treats, including famous Hokkaido soft serve ice cream and piping hot croquettes and zangi fried chicken. Finally, there's a weekly special events corner, and customers can enjoy the tastes of Hokkaido here year-round.

    Great place to shop for regional items from Hokkaido including soft serve. Close to the Ginza area, antenna stores sell products from other regions of Japan.

  • 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.
  • Biei Senka
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    4.0
    129 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Kamikawagumbieichou Omachi 2
    A food showroom run by JA Biei and located in Biei Town, Kamikawa County, Hokkaido. Inside you can find many outlets where you can discover the real flavor of local produce, such as a shop selling Biei farm produce and processed food, a meat and vegetable French restaurant, and a bakery which uses local Biei wheat. From the fresh vegetable market you can send Biei rice as a gift. In the confectionery shop, Biei crème caramel, and roll cake with red bean paste are popular treats.

    The bakery was packed with queue of about 20pax when we got there 5 minutes after the bakery was open. There were only 4 items on the shelves but they were very good (generous red bean paste in the...

  • Sunagawa Highway Oasis
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    4.0
    122 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Sunagawashi Hokkou 336-7
    This direct sales shop is in Sunagawa, Hokkaido. It's accessed by passing through the entrance gate for the Sunagawa Service Area on the Hokkaido Expressway. It's also accessible by non-highway guests, as well. In addition to local specialties and souvenirs, they also offer ice cream and light meals. The park area has play equipment and a campground, and sometimes hosts events.

    I love the design of Sunagawa Oasis! It really is an oasis... there are tons of snacks, goodies and food to be sampled and eaten! Friendly staff and bought a lot of Hokkaido/Furano cheesecake from...

  • 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.
  • 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
    792 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.

    Small seafood market that only sells fresh fruits. Because the stalls face outwards you don’t feel claustrophobic when it’s crowded. Not the cheapest place to get Kaisendon but I will still go...

  • Ishikawa Prefectural Products Center
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    4.0
    108 Reviews
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Kenrokumachi 2-20
    Located adjacent to the Kenroku-en garden (one of the “Three Great Gardens of Japan”), the Ishikawa Prefectural Products Center is a commercial facility that brings together a wide range of local specialty products from Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture under one roof. Inside the Center, there is an impressive selection of famous and long-established confectionery brands, Tsukudani (boiled foods in sweetened soy sauce), traditional handicraft products, etc. The Center also offers experiential activities that enable visitors to experience some of Ishikawa’s traditional crafts and skills, such as traditional Japanese confectionery making, decorating Kaga Hachiman Okiagari dolls, etc. The gallery in the B1 level has displays on the Kaga Hyaku-man-goku confectionery-making tradition and Asano Taiko, a drum-maker that originally made drums for the lords of the Kaga Domain.

    I’d abandoned my husband to go gift shopping before leaving Japan so found here online. It reported to have several floors of gifts but in reality there’s only one really. Probably 65% food which...

  • 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.
  • Fukushima Product Promotion Center
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    4.0
    106 Reviews
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    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Mikawaminamimachi 1-20
    This product promotion center is located inside the first floor of Corasse Fukushima a three-minute walk from JR Fukushima Station's west exit. Its features a sake area, a special product area, a handicrafts area, and a lounge aimed at conveying the high quality of Fukushima Prefecture's products to as many people as possible in an enjoyable manner. The handicrafts area exhibits both traditional and modern including a line of products produced by the designer Junko Koshino that represent the best of what Fukushima has to offer.

    Its reasonable to be wary of typical souvenir shops. I lived three years in Queensland, Australia. Shops that catered to Japanese tourists visiting Queenslands Gold Coast were terribly overpriced...

  • Kuroshio Market
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    3.5
    253 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.

    There are several different stalls selling fresh and frozen fish, as well as pickled vegetables, marinaded squid and frozen crab. At the back, there are shopsmthat you can order sushi or charashi...

  • Tateshina Jiyu Noen (Haramura Shop)
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    4.0
    46 Reviews
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    Nagano Pref. Suwagunharamura Kamisato 18101-1
    A farmer's market standing along the Yatsugatake Echo Line in Kamisato, Hara Village, Suwa County. Hara Village produces the most celery of any place in Japan, and here you can purchase local celery as well as fresh, seasonal alpine fruits and vegetables grown at the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake; rice; dairy products; meat; processed foods; local liquors; and souvenirs.

    訪れた週末は、みぞれ混じりの寒い早春で、野菜はまだあまりないかなと思ってましたが、結構ありました。 サラダ春菊やルッコラ、ほうれん草、クレソン、山菜などを籠に入れました。一束の量が多いのが嬉しいです。 また柑橘類も結構出ていて、買いました。買った和風グレープフルーツはグレープフルーツゼリーみたいで、美味しかったです。

  • Karuizawa Hotchi Ichiba
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    4.0
    53 Reviews
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    Nagano Pref. Kitasakugunkaruizawamachi Hocchi 2564-1
    Karuizawa Hotchi Ichiba is a shop which sells agricultural produce from Karuizawa. Chiefly they sell branded vegetables like Karuizawa Kirishita vegetables and other products such as processed foods and other goods. There’s also a restaurant where you can get some Shinshu specialties. In the cafe restaurant run by the local cheese factory you can try some local food and cheese dishes. The tofu shop sells sugar-free drinking tofu which is a popular tofu sweet. As well as a spacious lawn and event space they also have a cooking room where you can have a go at making soba noodles. Advance reservations are necessary for soba making classes.

    Asama-yamas great view, this location is one of the best places to view Mt. Asama in Karuizawa area. With combination to visit to Lake Resort Garden nearby this market is very recommendable for...

  • Akiu Village Agurie-no-Mori
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    46 Reviews
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    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Moniwa Nakayachiminami 32-1
    Agurie-no-Mori is a roadside station-like facility within the Akiu Village situated on the Akiu Highway. The place has a food court which offers dishes made from beef tongue, wild vegetables, and Akiu vegetables, and sweets such as ice cream, etc. There is also a small farmer’s market, a shop which sells various items and souvenirs, and Kikusuian store. Outside the food court on the terrace is a foot spa, Chapporin, which uses green tea to warm your feet!

    お土産も、露地ものも買える いわゆる道の駅なんですが、地場野菜等の他観光客にも好適な土産が買えて良かったです。 お菓子の種類も多くて助かりました。価格帯は少し高めかな? 子供を遊ばせる広場もあります。

  • Miyagi Products Plaza COCO MIYAGI
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    4.0
    52 Reviews
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    Tokyo Toshima-ku Higashi-ikebukuro 1-2-2 Higashi Ike Building 12F
    A two-minute walk from the east exit of JR Ikebukuro Station. This Miyagi Prefecture specialty products showroom occupies floors one and two of the Touike Building. The first floor is a shop area carrying sake, rice, seafood products, confections, arts and crafts, and other specialty products. This area is also used to test sales of new products, and hold event sales where customers can meet staff from companies which make the shop's products as well as representatives from towns, cities, and villages in Miyagi Prefecture. One of the facility's biggest draws, however, is the Date Gyutan Honpo restaurant on the second floor, where you can enjoy the tastes of Miyagi, particularly set meals, Japanese-style curry, and creative cuisine made with beef tongue.

    ずんだ豆ソフトクリーム目当てで訪問。池袋東口から5分も歩かずに到着。 各県のサテライトショップは銀座に多い。池袋で宮城の美味しさを体験できるなんて幸せ!

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