Groceries Spots in Saitama Area

  • Kakujo Gyorui Kawaguchi Store
    Saitama Pref. Kawaguchishi Yananechou 17-5
    The Kawaguchi branch of the Niigata Prefecture, Teradomari City-based Kakujo Gyorui fresh fish chain has set their sights on becoming Japan’s best fresh fish specialty store. It is famous for its preeminently fresh sashimi and sushi. It holds a boatload of fun events for the consumers, including a monthly raw tuna dissection sale, and 10% off sales on every fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding December.
  • Hanazono Forest
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Fukayashi Omaeda 417
    Approximately two minutes by car from Hanazono Interchange, visitors love Hanazono Forest’s beautiful rose garden and succulent sweets. Enjoy their weekday sweets buffet while looking out over the blooming garden with its roses and herbs. There’s no time limit and it’s highly popular. You can also purchase freshly baked bread, rose motif sweets, and cakes.
  • Kakujoe Gyorui Tokorozawa Store
    Saitama Pref. Tokorozawashi Kitanaka 2-272-1
    The Tokorozawa store of Kakujoe Gyorui based in Teradomari, Niigata Prefecture, an area known as the “Ameyoko of fish”, this store has sashimi assortments and sushi of superb freshness as well as side dishes. The store bustles with even more activity during demonstration sales where raw tuna is filleted and on “Kakujoe Day”, the fourth Wednesday of every month except December.
  • Strawberry Garden
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Iruma-gun Moroyamamachi Nishiokubo 1014-2
    This confectionery shop is located along Prefectural Route 114 in Nishi-Ookubo, Moroyama Town, Iruma County. It is directly managed by Ichigo no Sato, a strawberry farm also located in Moroyama Town. Strawberry Garden sells confectionery items such as “baum strawberry with cheese inside,” which is made using homemade strawberry puree, and “strawberry shavings mini,” which is served with shavings of frozen ripe strawberries and condensed milk drizzled over the top. The shop also sells additive-free jams. The shop has a cafe space where customers can enjoy “strawberry goro-goro parfait” during the strawberry season.


  • Kashi Kobo Oakwood
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kasukabe City, Saitama Prefecture 8-966-51
    A Western confectionary shop located in 8-Chome, Kasukabe City. The shop makes and sells baked sweets and cakes designed to maximize the innate flavors of the select ingredients with which they are made. In the adjoining cafe, visitors can enjoy desserts as well as lunch menus including risotto, quiche, homemade bread plates, stewed pork hamburgers, and more.
  • Fujiya
    2 Reviews
    Saitama Iruma-gun Ogosemachi Naruse 870
    This tofu shop is located in Naruse, Ogose Town, Iruma County. A long-established store that has been making tofu for four generations since the early Showa period, Fujiya produces and directly sells tofu using carefully selected soybeans from all over Japan and bittern produced on Izu Oshima Island. Fujiya also sells desserts such as no-bake cheesecake and pudding made using tofu, and features the Fujiya Tofu Research Institute, where you can find tofu in combinations of different ingredients each month.

    越生こだわりとうふ 「藤屋」、お豆腐屋さんですが、レアチーズケーキがお勧めです。食感が良く、また甘すぎず、価格はやや高めですが、一度食べてみる価値はあると思います。その他お豆腐も多彩にあります。

  • Chichibu Pork Miso Pickles Honpo Sekai
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Motomachi 4-23
    "A long-standing butcher's shop established in 1915 which is located in 4-Chome Moto-machi, Chichibu City. The shop is famous for its ""Chichibu Butaniku Miso-zuke,"" tender pork marinated in a special blend of aged miso utilizing a method for preserving meat developed long ago by hunters in Chichibu."
  • Eiseido
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Kamimachi 2-14-6
    "A Japanese confectionary shop situated along Prefectural Route 73 in 2-Chome Kami-machi, Chichibu City. The shop sells jelly made with mulberries pickled in syrup; the ""Chichi Dora,"" a combination of Chichibu fruit, dorayaki pancake sandwich, and whipped cream daifuku cake; and the ""Chichibu Yomatsuri Monaka,"" a wafer cake modeled after the floats which go on parade during the Chichibu Night Festival."
  • Kawagoe Bakery Raku Raku
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Motomachi 2-10-13
    "A bread bakery located in Kashiya Yokocho (Candy Alley) in Moto-machi, Kawagoe City. The bakery sells breads made by hand using flour from Hokkaido and natural yeast, and without the use of additives. Popular breads like the ""Premium Shokupan,"" designed to be eaten untoasted and made by fermenting the dough for 18 hours to maximize the flavor; and the ""Omiso no Pan"" bread made with glutinous rice flour and Chichibu miso added to the dough, ensure that the bakery frequently sees lines of waiting customers."
  • Fukuroya Seika
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Honnokami 646
    "A Japanese confectionary shop situated along the Saikai Highway in Honnogami, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. The shop's signature item is its ""Sumanju"" buns, a unique, Chichibu regional variation on manju buns made with anko bean jam wrapped in a dough made with fermented koji. A popular Nagatoro souvenir, these buns often sell out fast."
  • Marubutsu Nagatoro Raijindo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 806-2
    A senbei rice cracker shop located close to Nagatoro Station in Nagatoro, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. The shop sells senbei crackers broiled one at a time by the hands of a skilled master. The shop offers some 80 different varieties, including twice covered in soy sauce, moist nure senbei, and flavors like yuzu kosho and natto miso. The shop also sells other confections, Japanese pickles, and folk crafts and other souvenirs.
  • Mame no Osawaya
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 454-2
    "A shop which makes and sells ama-natto sugared red beans situated along Iwadatami Dori in Nagatoro, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. In addition to ama-natto made by hand over a three-day period with no additives, the shop also sells cooked beans; bok choy and other vegetable pickles; and ""Sanjurokucha,"" a tea blending 36 ingredients grown without pesticides."
  • Yasudaya
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Bambamachi 19-9
    A long-standing butcher shop established in 1916 which is located in Banba-machi, Chichibu City. The shop is famous for its pork, beef, and wild boar meat carefully marinated in a secret recipe miso sauce by skilled hands. The shop also sells various cuts of meat over the counter as well as fried food and other sides. The shop's handmade menchi-katsu breaded mincemeat cutlets are particularly popular.
  • Yume-Sai-Ka Suzuki
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Hannoushi Nakamachi 6-11
    A Western confectionary shop located in the Hanno Ginza shopping district in Naka-machi, Hanno City. The shop makes and sells cakes, baked sweets, and chocolates made with a focus on using ingredients grown or raised locally with choice fertilizers or feed. This long-standing establishment has been offering popular Hanno sweets for years and also sells cookies modeled after Muuma, a mascot character for Hanno.
  • Agri-marche Yokoze
    Saitama Chichibu-gun Yokozemachi Yokoze 4294-3
  • Ogano Farmers' Market
    Saitama Chichibu-gun Oganomachi Ogano 2697-2
  • Arakawa Farmers' Market
    Saitama Chichibu-shi Arakawa Kamitano 1432-1
  • Buko Shuzo Yanagida Sohonten
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Miyakawachou 21-27
    A three minute walk from the Chichibu Station on the Chichibu Railway, this historic brewery, founded in 1753, proudly produces the Buko Masamune brand sake, having a history of winning many awards and competitions. The sake is brewed using the ground water from Mt. Buko which is drawn up from a well within the confines of the brewery. Visitors arriving during business hours bringing their own containers can take this water home. 40 minute tours of the brewery are offered which end with a sake tasting event (reservations required). The two story wooden structure of the brewery built during the late Edo period is a Registered Tangible Cultural Property of Japan.
  • Marusou Ichifuku Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Soukashi Aoyagi 2-16-18
    "This shop, located a 10-minute drive from the Soka Interchange and Misato-nishi Interchange on the Tokyo Gaikan Expressway, makes and sells Soka senbei rice crackers, a local specialty. The shop gets its first class rice unpolished from local, specially contracted farms and polishes it on-site just prior to using it to make its rice cracker dough. Adjoined by the rice cracker factory, customers can purchase piping hot, fresh made rice crackers. The shop's popular ""Tenpiboshi"" crackers, which are cooked by hand using sun-dried dough, are only made in small batches and sell out quickly. The shop also offers factory tours and a senbei rice cracker grilling activity (advance reservation required)."
  • Kurisuke Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Kuroya 822-1
    This confectionary is in Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture. It's filled with western and Japanese sweets made in the attached workshop, including the namesake Kurisuke sweets made with an entire chestnut. Their Snowball made with maple syrup harvested from the mountains of Chichibu, are popular souvenirs.

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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