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  • Ekibenya Matsuri (Gransta Shop)
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 JR East Tokyo Station B1F inside the ticket gate GRANSTA
    With a history of nearly 140 years, ekiben boxed lunches are a part of Japanese food culture as popular as the railways. Ekibenya Matsuri is Japan's largest ekiben boxed lunch specialty shop, selling over 200 varieties daily across the nation and fueling travelers wherever they go. Choose from a huge array of products, like their popular ekiben boxed lunches, boxes available only at Tokyo Station, turn of the century boxes, and more.
  • Calbee Plus Tokyo Station
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1
    Calbee’s own specialty shop, located inside the Tokyo Okashi Land shopping facility connected directly to the Yaesu Central Entrance of Tokyo Station on floor B1. In addition to selling products normally only available in specific areas throughout the country, the shop also lets visitors taste fresh, handmade snacks. Here you can watch snacks which bring out the true flavor of potatoes like potato chips and the novel Poteriko being made right in front of you while you shop.
  • Tsukiji Yamacho
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    4.0
    51 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 4-16-2
    Located in Tsukiji's Market's Outer Market in Tokyo's Chuo City, this restaurant founded in 1949 specializes in tamago-yaki (egg omelet). Their tamago-yaki is seasoning that goes well with vinegared rice, and all of the omelets are cooked by the hands of a skilled artisan. Every morning fresh eggs delivered from their contract poultry farm are carefully opened by hand, and the addition of flavorful bonito (skipjack tuna) dashi, salt, and sugar combine to yield the characteristic taste that is both simple and delicate. This is one of Tsukiji's famous foods with an irresistible flavor that spreads throughout your mouth. In addition to takeout items, they also sell the popular “kushi-tama” (omelet on a stick) which is meant for eating on the go.

    Amazing food, amazing choice, its such a good find that you cant ignore it! The lady serving the line was not exactly warm/friendly but the tamagoyaki was too delicious. I tried the cold kani...

  • Sebastian
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    4.5
    12 Reviews
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Kamiyamachou 7-15 Whiteheim bulk bulk 102
    A health-oriented shaved ice shop located in the Kamiyama-cho area of Shibuya City. Sebastian’s popular shaved ice desserts look almost like cakes and the names of its menu items, such as mango shortcake and strawberry crème brûlée, continue this cake theme. The shop makes sure to takes its ice out of the freezer some time before shaving to ensure the perfect melt-in-your-mouth texture. Wood grain features prominently in Sebastian’s relaxing interior. The shop has been featured by a variety of media outlets and lines may be waiting for you depending on the timing.

    人気店だから夏は順番を取るのが大変だけど 行く価値あるお店です。本当にカキ氷ってこんなだった?って思える絶品のお店です。最近はテイクアウトができるみたいなので!ケーキ系じゃないのはいつでも食べれそう!

  • Tsukiji Takewaka Gransta Store
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 JR East Tokyo Station B1F inside the ticket gate GRANSTA
    This is the take-out sushi shop of Takewaka, headquartered in Tsukiji. This store caters to the neighboring shops and has no dine-in area. It primarily sells Sushi bowls topped with fresh seafood. There are some deluxe Chirashi-sushi meals on display, that are limited in number. The popular seafoods served include tuna, scallop, eel, and more. The sushi can be observed being prepared behind a glassed-in area, where the freshly made pieces are lined up on display.
  • Tonkatsu Maisen Gransta Store
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 JR East Tokyo Station B1F inside the ticket gate GRANSTA
    This is the Tokyo Station take-out shop of the historic Tonkatsu restaurant, Maisen. Along with the trademark pork filet sandwich, a variety of pork cutlet dishes are on the menu. On the popular menu, is a rounded cut-out Pocket Sandwich enfolding an egg and a pork cutlet. Since being featured in the media, it has gained much acclaim. The Tokyo station version has a motif of a bell branded on the sandwich, depicting the silver bell meeting spot at the station.
  • eashion Tokyo Gransta Store
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 JR East Tokyo Station B1F inside the ticket gate GRANSTA
    This is the Tokyo Station take-out shop of the western deli, eashion. Envisioned with the concept of providing a selection of dishes, eashion offers western dishes created from discriminatingly selected produce. Anticipating that their meals will be eaten in the train, the Tokyo Station shop menu is all bento box style dishes. The Iberian pork bento is especially popular with sweet and spicy pork slices arranged atop a large portion of white rice. They also offer an ample variety of fresh salads.

    品川駅に出店されている店を訪れました。焼き鮭ハラス弁当を買いました。脂も乗っていてとてもおいしかったです。

  • Asakusa Imahan Tokyo Station Gransta Store
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 JR East Tokyo Station B1F inside the ticket gate GRANSTA
    This is the take-out shop of the trademark suikiyaki restaurant in Asakusa operating since Meiji era. The distinguished premium sukiyaki is offered in a bento box at an affordable price. Among the favorite bentos is the Beef Bento, in which beef slices, marinated in an original secret recipe, are arranged atop white rice packed into a historic koban coin shaped oval box. For those who want a little extravagant bento, the Delux Sukiyaki Bento is offered. In addition to the bentos, the specially marinated Beef can be purchased and packaged for gifts.
  • Asakusa Teppantei Tokyo Station Gransta
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 JR East Tokyo Station B1F inside the ticket gate GRANSTA
    This is the Tokyo Station take-out shop specializes in grilled meat bentos. It's run by Asakusa's famed Sukiyaki shop Asakusa Imahan, with a history going back to the Meiji period. In addition to sukiyaki, they bring their skill with high grade beef to make bentos with juicy, tender thick cuts of beef. They only serve grilled beef bentos, but you can choose the volume and style of meat for a variety of bentos. Their most popular is the Roast Steak Stack of steak on white rice.

    浅草今半の系列のお店です。ステーキ丼を食べましたが、お肉もよく食べて満足できます。お値段も1460円。旅行ならばお安いかもしれません。

  • Date no Gyutan Honpo (Tokyo Station Gransta Branch)
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 JR East Tokyo Station B1F inside the ticket gate GRANSTA
    This is a Tokyo Station take out branch of the Sendai beef tongue specialty shop. Their specialty is luxurious, thick slices of Shintan, the tenderest part of the tongue, scored before cooking. They serve it with special toothsome rye rice, instead of simple white rice. It comes with Sendai's famed shisomaki fried shiso wrapped miso, and miso nanbanzuke. In addition to their big-portioned bentos, they also have packs of slow-cooked tongue stew.

    牛タンが堪能できるお弁当です。数量限定で全部入ったようなお弁当もありますが、尾根がんも弁当の域を超えます。普通の単品弁当でも十分においしいです。

  • Food Plaza
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    Tokyo Ota-ku Hanedakukou 3-4-2 Second Passenger Terminal 3F Marketplace
    The Food Plaza is inside Marketplace one on the third floor of Haneda Airport Terminal 2. You can get fresh made deli foods, sweets, souvenirs and more here. The fresh baked croissants at PAUL are particularly popular, with lots of repeat customers even among airport staff. You can also find Airplane Chou at Dalloyau, with its airplane-shaped cookie decoration, and Haneda souvenirs available nowhere else at Gomajo Muhoan, with their rich, sesame-covered mochi Gomadango.
  • What a Tart!
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 5-51-1 Classica Omotesando 1F
    This is a savory tart specialty shop. Savory tarts are tart crusts topped with meat or fish, and are quite rare in Japan. The shop interior has a cafe ambience, and you can order a set with tart, salad and drink. They have tarts like spicy Bolognaise with minced meat, or confit of pork belly. For vegetarians, there are vegetable tarts made with sauteed onions and tomatoes, and more.
  • Artisan Sushi Restaurant Takimoto, Daimaru Tokyo Store
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1 Daimaru Tokyo Store B1 Hoppetown
    Takimoto is an artisan sushi restaurant in the Hoppe Town food court located on the B1F of the Daimaru Department Store in JR Tokyo Station. Takimoto is frequently featured on television for its mille-feuille sushi bowls and maki sushi rolls. Their sushi rolls stuffed with mackerel and conger eel are the perfect commuter food. Their most popular item is the Deluxe Mille-feuille, an exquisite square box of rice stuffed with layers of fresh seafood such as salmon and herring roe, shrimp, crab and salmon. You will be amazed at the variety of flavors.
  • Tsukiji Shoro Main Store
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    4.0
    55 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 4-13-13
    Omelet specialists in Tsukiji Fish Market in Tsukiji, Chuo City. Originally established as a sushi restaurant in 1924 it became an omelet restaurant after World War II. Try their Shore omelet made with fresh and thoroughly sanitized Miyakoji eggs and dashi stock.

    Shoro offers a couple of different flavors of chilled tamago as opposed to hot, eat-on-the-spot ones. The original flavor is good enough though in my opinion. Its moist, sweet, and comes with a...

  • Table Ogino (ecute Shinagawa Store)
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Takanawa 3-26-27 JR East Shinagawa station Ekuto Shinagawa 1F
    This is the in-station delicatessen shop of the French restaurant, Ogino. The store is conceived with the idea to get shipments of fresh produce directly from producers, and carefully prepare slow-food, but serve it in a fast-food manner. Although this store is a delicatessen, this concept has been carried through, so that French cuisine can be casually enjoyed at hand. Table Ogino has a large variety of terrine items as well.
  • Le Jardin Gaulois (Higashinakano Shop)
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
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    Tokyo Nakano-ku Higashinakano 3-1-17
    A French side dish and sweets shop located in 3 Chome Higashinakano, Nakano City. Here you'll find side dishes like quiche, terrine, salads, and gratins, as well as sweets such as cakes, tarts, choux cremes, puddings, and marshmallows. The shop's original chouquette rusks, which combine traditional French chouquette with rusk cookies; are particularly popular.

    東中野駅前の銀座通り商店街に入ってすぐ。タルトではなくて、プリンを買ってみました。ふわふわの食感は高級感あり。カラメルのほろ苦さも大人の味わいです。

  • Bongo
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    Tokyo Toshima-ku Kitaotsuka 2-26-3
  • Torifuji Minowa Shop
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    Tokyo Arakawa-ku Minami-senju 1-30-6
    "A two-minute walk from the Minowabashi stop on the Toden Arakawa Line. This prepared side dish shop is situated on the Joyful Minowa Shopping Street. The shop makes around 70 different sides daily, including fresh and tender yakitori grilled chicken skewers, and deep-fried foods. A particularly popular choice is the shop's ""Menkoro"" - a round breaded mincemeat cutlet consisting of a layer of ground beef and a croquette layer, with a soft-boiled egg at the center. On Saturdays and Sundays, the shop puts tables and chairs out front so customers can enjoy fresh-made sides right on the spot; the shop's crispy fried chicken, made with tender Hyuga chicken, is also sold at half-price!"
  • Kobikicho Benmatsu (Kabukiza-mae Main Store)
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuo-ku Ginza 5-14-1
    A high-grade bento boxed lunch shop founded over 150 years ago. Located across the street from the Kabukiza Theater, they sell an elegant kaiseki bento that's ideal for theatergoers. It's packed with a wide variety of items like sekihan red rice, rolled egg omelet, sawara teriyaki, soy sauce boiled taro, and other richly flavored items often preferred by Tokyoites. They also sell only side dishes without rice, and it is a good appetizer for sake, so many people use it not only for theater performances but also for Japanese traditional dance recitals, Kouta recitals, Keirokai parties and so on. They also sell formal bento boxes used at commemorative ceremonies and Buddhist memorial services.

    One of the fun food specialty in Japan is Bento Box. They have so many different kinds by so many different vendors. This shop is an old-fashion bento shop that has been in a business for over 100...

  • FLO PRESTIGE Chofu Parco
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    Tokyo Chofu-shi Kojimacho 1-chome 38-1 Chofu PARCOB 1F

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