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Groceries Spots in Akita Area

  • Petits Fraises
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Sembokushi Kakunodatemachi Large bath 2
    A Western confectionary located a 14 minute walk from Kakunodate Station. The shop’s cute exterior matches well with the townscape of Kakunodate, known as “little Kyoto.” The second floor is a restaurant; from the terrace seating area, you can enjoy café-style drinks and light meals together with a sweeping view of the Hinokinai River, famous for its avenue of cherry trees. The most popular item on the restaurant menu is the fluffy and rich omelet rice, made with flavorful Hinai-jidori chicken eggs. The Saimyoji Monc Blanc set, made with Saimyoji-guri chestnuts soaked in syrup, is popular among women customers for its reserved, delicate sweetness.

    1階はケーキ、焼き菓子、和菓子を販売。2階はレストランで、1階で購入したケーキも食べれます。 日本一大きい西明寺栗を使ったお菓子は種類も豊富で、手土産としてよく買わせていただいてます。

  • Akita Prefecture Specialty Plaza
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    4.0
    28 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Akitashi Nakadori 2-3-8 Atrion B1
    This shop selling special local Akita products is in the 1st basement floor of Akita Atorion Building, about five minutes’ walk from Akita Station’s West Exit. This shop directly operated by the Akita Prefectural Promotion Group offers over 4,000 different Akita goods, including kiritampo (mashed rice paste on a stick), local sake and Akita Inu goods.

    平日だったので買い物はしやすかった。品物はまぁ揃っていたが、稲庭うどん色々なお店のものがもう少しあった方が選ぶのに楽しいかも。

  • Yukarido Confectionery Ekidori Branch
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    3.0
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    Akita Pref. Sembokushi Kakunodatemachi Nakasugazawa 92-29
    This is a Japanese confectionery shop along Prefectural Route 250 in Nakasugazawa, Kakunodate-machi, Semboku City. They have a wide variety of their flagship product karinto fried treats with different shapes, flavors, and textures. They also have other sweets like Kakunodate's famous morokoshi (Indian millet), kinako-bo (roasted soy flour sticks), senbei crackers, manju and yokan.

    名物は、落ち葉かりんとう。種類がいくつかあって、お勧めはそれらを詰め合わせたバラエティの袋。ザラメがまぶしてあるのに、ピリ辛味が仕込ませてあったり、色々楽しめます。

  • Patisserie Eitaro (Omachi Branch)
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Akitashi Omachi 2-1-11
    The venerable confectionery Eitaro was founded in 1883, and is known for its specialty Akita Meika Sanazura, flavored with the mellow Sanazura (wild mountain grapes) found in Akita. Their sweets Sanazura Jelly and Sanazura Kuzu yokan using mountain grapes are also popular. They also have a wide variety of baked goods like Akita Roll cakes and Akita Marina, as well as must-try seasonal sweets.

    小腹を満たすためにいちご大福を購入いたしました。イチゴの酸味と、あんこの甘味の相性がよくて美味しく頂けました。和菓子がメインに取り扱っており、お土産になりそうなアイテムもございました。

  • Akita Marugoto Market
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    3.5
    24 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Akitashi Oroshimachi 2-2-7
    Akita Marugoto Market offers a complete lineup of Akita flavor, with famous sweets, local specialties, fresh foods and more. The five restaurants using select local ingredients are not to be missed! The sushi shop Ichiba no Sushiya-san, with their Akita grown Sasanishiki rice and toppings straight form the market is particularly popular. There is also a liquor store, Sake no Eiyu, offering local Akita sakes by the bottle and sold by volume.

    海鮮北前船でランチを食べてみましたが、そこそこの値段の割には期待を下回りました。普通のスーパーみたいな市場でした。

  • Akita Citizen's Market
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    3.5
    112 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Akitashi Nakadori 4-7-35
    The busy Akita Shimin Ichiba (citizen's market) is thought of as the Kitchen of the city, and customers range from local housewives to professional chefs. You can find a range of fresh fish, quality meat, and of course seasonal vegetables, as well as daily necessities and Akita souvenirs. There is also a dining area offering the taste of the market for all to try.

    This market is quite well hidden away about two streets behind the covered shopping mall. Furthermore it is not obvious that it is a market if one doesnt know Japanese as the front of the market has...

  • Matsunaga Pastry Shop
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Nikahoshi Hirasawa Shimizu 127
    This is a western sweets shop in Hirasawa, Nikaho City, Akita Prefecture, famed for its Jumbo Cream Puffs loaded with custard cream. The shop showcase is lined with brilliantly colored cakes, and they're happy to make you a special order character cake from your own photo, with two days advance notice. In addition to pastries, they sell a wide selection of handmade breads. It's also conveniently located in front of Nikaho Station.

    シュークリームが有名ですが、調理パンや菓子パンが目当てでよく来店してます。イートインスペースもありますが、持ち帰ったパンをオーブントースターで軽く温めるとバターの香りがして美味しく、良い材料を使っていると思います。カレーパンが一番好きです。

  • Morokoshian Bukeyashiki Branch
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    4.0
    18 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Sembokushi Kakunodatemachiomotemachishimochou 17
    Morokoshian specializes in the traditional sweet Morokoshi, made from shaped adzuki bean flour, and is the originator of the uncooked Namamorokoshi version. Founded in 1957, it's long been loved as the premier purveyor of Little Kyoto Kakunodate's famed Namamorokoshi sweets. The Bukeyashiki shop is on Bukeyashiki-dori Street near JR Kakunodate Station. They have a wide selection of morokoshi goods and seasonal items as well.

    Family run - or so it seemed - really nice, small, compact lunch spot, serves traditional Japanese food, some English spoken and some picture menus but very much mostly Japanese customers, really...

  • Kimuraya
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
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    Akita Yokote Omachi 5-23
    This long-standing Japanese confectionary shop located in O-machi, Yokote City was established in 1902. Products include the Kamakura, a new, up-and-coming Yokote confection made with yokan jelly mixed with condensed milk wrapped around a tasty egg yolk-based filling; and the Tomato Daifuku, a three-layer daifuku cake consisting of tomato jam, a filling made with tomato juice, and chewy mochi rice cake. The shop also makes and sells seasonal and limited-time items such as the steamed chestnut yokan jelly.

    ケーキや和菓子販売の他に店内で食べれるかき氷がお勧めです。 氷や地元産の果物にこだわっており、大分涼しくなってきましたが、ぶどうと栗が今はいただけるようです。(写真はすもも)

  • Matsuoka Foods
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    Akita Yamamoto-gun Happocho Hachimori Furuyashiki 43-3
    A tofu company situated along National Route 101 in Furuyashiki Hachimori, Happo Town, Yamamoto County, Akita Prefecture. The company makes its tofu using quality local soybeans and natural spring water from the mountains of Shirakami-Sanchi. In addition to tofus such as the Green Tofu, made exclusively with green soybeans; here you can buy soy milk soft serve ice cream and okara soy pulp donuts. The company also holds tofu making classes (advance reservation required).
  • Tashiro Crackers
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
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    Akita Kazuno-shi Hanawa Naka Hanawa 10
    A shop specializing in nanbu senbei rice crackers located along Prefectural Route 66 in Nakahanawa, Hanawa, Kazuno City, who first opened in 1926. They make and sell rice crackers with the same flavor since their founding, made individually one by one using a stone oven and mold. Along with nanbu senbei crackers in a variety of flavors including sesame, peanut, and butter, they also sell other products including a deep fried Karinko Senbei.

    鹿角は元は南部藩だったところ。なので、南部せんべいといっても違和感はないでしょう。 店内にはたくさんの種類の南部せんべい。揚げせんべいは、甘がらいたれをつけて揚げた珍しいタイプ。おいしさにもう一つアクセントが付いているような気がしました。

  • Goshogake Onsen Shop
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    4.5
    51 Reviews
    Shopping
    Akita Kazuno-shi Hachimantai Kumazawa Kokuyurin
    "A shop located in the Goshogake Onsen hot spring inn in Kumazawa National Forest in Hachimantai, Kazuno City. The shop sells ""black eggs,"" a Goshogake Onsen specialty product created due to a chemical reaction which occurs when eggs are boiled in the area's sulfurous hot spring waters. The shop also carries soaps and packs made using mud from the inn's mud bath, an original beer commemorating the inn's 100th anniversary, and local specialty products."

    箱蒸風呂、泥風呂、火山風呂など種類が多くあり楽しめます。おすすめは箱蒸風呂です!あたまが出ている分サウナよりものぼせづらく、体の芯まで温まる感じがしました。 泥風呂が想像よりも泥が少なく残念でしたが、肌がすべすべになったので大満足です。

  • Natto Specialists Nidaime Fukujiro
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    Akita Akita-shi Omachi 1-3-3
    A store specializing in natto fermented soybeans in Omachi 1-Chome, Akita City. They manufacture and sell Japan's Finest Natto made from hand-picked domestic top-quality soybeans and fermented by highly trained craftsmen for threetimes longer than normal natto. In addition to large bean, small bean, and crushed bean natto they also sell other products including natto miso soup, and natto ramen.
  • Kaorudo Omachi Branch
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    Akita Akita-shi Omachi 4-3-11
    A Japanese confectioner located on Akarenga Kyodokan Street in Omachi 4-Chome, Akita City. They produce traditional Japanese confections including local specialty Akita Morokoshi made from pressed adzuki red bean flour. Their confection offerings include the Okunibusato symbolizing Akita's seasonal traditions, their Kanto Morokoshi shaping the Akita Kanto Festival and Akita specialty giant butterbur with 16 pieces of morokoshi, their Dorakuyaki cake filled with top quality red bean paste, and their Tengyoken which wraps milky bean paste in batter and bakes it.
  • Akita Shitogi-gashi Confections Ichi no Ho
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    Akita Akita-shi Nakadori 2-4-15
    A Japanese-style confectioner located along Prefectural Route 28 in Nakadori 2-Chome, Akita City. They make and sell Akita Shitogi (Rice Cakes) made with local Akita rice. In addition to their Shitogi Monaka wafer cakes stuffed with mochi pounded rice and their Shitogi Mochi rice dumplings baked with a bean paste center they also sell sweets such as sable shortbreads and rice crackers.
  • Kinman Topico Shop
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    4.0
    43 Reviews
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    Akita Akita-shi Nakadori 7-1-2 Topico 2F
    A Japanese confectionary shop located in the Topico mall adjoining Akita Station in 7-Chome Naka-dori, Akta City. Kinman are a local Akita specialty consisting of a white bean jam paste mixed with eggs baked in a castella cake dough, and this shop sells two varieties - fresh-baked and packaged for longer shelf life. The shop also sells local Akita specialty products and crafts.

    思ったよりいけました!あまりにも地味なみためでしたな、ベビーカステラみたいな感じでおいしかったです。 賞味期限3日というのも生菓子っぽくていいと思いました!生を買ったので日持ちする方の味はわかりませんが、それも選べるのもいいですね!

  • Kurakichi
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    Akita Senboku-shi Kakunodatemachi Kobitomachi 38-25
    A Japanese confectionary shop situated along Prefectural Route 250 in Kakunodate-machi, Semboku City. The shop sells Nama An Morokoshi, a melt-in-your-mouth version of Akita's famous morokoshi confections; Saimyoji-guri Shibukawani large Saimyoji chestnuts candied to bring out their innate sweetness; and more. The adjoining Japanese-style sweets cafe serves anmitsu sweet beans and fruit in syrup and other Japanese desserts.
  • Goto Fukushin-do
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    Akita Senboku-shi Kakunodatemachi Higashikatsurakucho 12-2
    A Japanese confectionary shop located in Higashikatsuraku-cho Kakunodate-machi, Semboku City. The shop's Kinkan Manju buns, filled with a whole kanroni candied kumquat, have a refreshing sweetness and boast a steadfast popularity among local residents. The shop also sells other creative takes on Japanese confections such as yokan jelly packaged in a tube with a convenient attached string you can use to easily cut off bite-sized slices; and coffee zenzai sweet azuki bean soup.
  • Tazawako Ichi (Market)
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    Akita Senboku-shi Tazawako Obonai Mizushiri 59-40
    A local goods shop in front of Tazawako Station in Mizushiri, Tazawako-obonai, Semboku City. They sell local produce including vegetables and rice as well as souvenirs including perishable foods and handicraft items. There are also shops selling local sake and honey goods as well as a soba restaurant. The 22nd of each month is the market day, and the various shops offer sales and special items.
  • Yamadakeigetsu-do
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    Akita Odate-shi Onaricho 1-10-14
    A Japanese confectioner in Onari-cho 1-Chome, Odate City that first opened in 1901. They offer a variety of original Japanese sweets for sale including their famous Akegara Kotobuki confection which has been a popular item since their founding. Another popular item is their original Habutae Mochi which wraps fresh cream in a soft pounded rice dumpling. They currently sell a number of assorted flavors for you to enjoy including strawberry, matcha green tea, and brown sugar syrup.

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Famed for its sake and samurai, Akita prefecture offers quintessential Japanese culture in a non-touristy setting. Alongside the celebrated rice paddies and historical sites of the region lies dramatic natural scenery in the form of the rugged coastline of the Oga Peninsula and the Dakigaeri Gorge, best visited in autumn, when the leaves begin to change color.

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