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Pastries Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • ca ca o Kamakura Branch
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 2-9-7
    This is a chocolate specialty shop in Komachi-dori Street, where one can enjoy chocolate made from precious Colombian cacao. Using the location name, “Komachi-dori cobblestone” is a popular gift or souvenir and “Ganache ice cream” is ideal to enjoy on the go. There is a rich variety of other take-out options to choose from.
  • Betsubara Donuts Zaimokuza Branch
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Zaimokuza 1-3-10
    This donut shop which is only open four days a week is located approximately seven minutes on foot from Kamakura Station. They are well known for their delicious donuts made with generous amounts of chewy dough. They typically feature five to six kinds of donuts such as sugar and raspberry besides their most popular rum raisin donut. Grab a donut to eat as you stroll down towards Zaimokuza Beach.
  • Kamakura Chiffon
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 1-13-10
    Fluffy simple chiffon cakes here are so popular that they often sell out before the store closes. There are limited seasonal menus and those who particularly wish to get a cake before they sell out would do well to make a reservation. They also offer a cooking class on baking chiffon cakes.
  • Shonan Le Chocolat Bunzoo
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Chigasakishi Nakakaigan 4-1-38
    A Western confectionary shop operated by chef Masakazu Kobayashi, inventor of Japan’s unique take on ganache known as “nama chocolate.” Each serving of the shop’s creamy nama chocolate is made individually by hand and serve as a rare example of deliciousness embodying the ideals and determination of the chef. In addition to nama chocolate, Bunzoo offers a variety of baked sweets which make perfect presents, including decorated cakes, roll cakes, cookies, and pretzels.
  • Sum Pastry shop shade Chaya Kamakura Komachi
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 2-2-26
  • Yoroizuka Farm
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kanagawa Pref. Odawarashi Hayakawa 1352-110
    A facility hosting a restaurant, patisserie, boulangerie, and direct sale shop operated by pastry chef Toshihiko Yoroizuka and located in Hayakawa, Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture. The facility adjoins the former site of Ichiyajo Castle, a castle built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, enemy of the Odawara Hojo clan. The facility is situated in an area offering a superb view of Sagami Bay. The farm’s concept is “local production for local consumption.” The colorful cakes lining the shop’s showcases as well as the course meals and desserts offered in the restaurant are made with an abundance of local Odawara ingredients. There’s also a market selling fresh picked vegetables and fruits.
  • Hakone Sagamiya
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 706-35
    A baked sweets shop located in front of Hakone-Yumoto Station easily noticeable thanks to its cute exterior and navy blue awning. The shop is sure to sell at least 10 varieties of oven cakes made with an abundance of nuts, and these delicious treats are fast becoming a standard Hakone souvenir. The shop’s most popular item is its nuts vessel, a take on a sweet traditionally served at weddings in Europe. An exquisite balance of seven varities of nuts and caramel, the nuts vessel is a perfect sweet to enjoy during a refined tea time.
  • Hakone Lucca no Mori
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 307
    This is a Western-style sweet specialist located in Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo County in Kanagawa Prefecture. It is run by a famous Japanese sweet store, Nanohana. Its flagship product is its Baumkuchen that is carefully baked in many layers. The sweet, aromatic Okinawa brown sugar hard Baumkuchen and the Shonan Gold soft Baumkuchen using Shonan Gold citrus pairing Golden Oranges and Imamura Unshu mandarin oranges are both popular. It also sells crunchy baked Mont Blanc and Hakone Moon sweets for which Nanohana is famous. Customers can eat either inside the shop or on the terrace.
  • Lucky’s Cafe
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Sengokuhara 372-1
    This is a Western confectionery shop in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture with adjoining cafe space. Inside the white-themed interior are a variety of popular pastries including standard shortcakes, mille-feuille and tarts of seasonal fruits. The Onsen Tamago Pudding (“Hot Spring Egg Pudding”) in a jar and baked sweet sets are also popular. The cafe space has terrace seating too, and there one can enjoy the storefront sweets, drinks, parfait, ice cream, and the chef’s prized lunch menu. Situated along National Route 138, it’s easy to drop in by car for a meal or teatime.
  • Grande Rivière Hakone – Hakone Yumoto Store
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 704
    This cake shop located about three minutes walk away from Hakone-Yumoto Station is known for its popular Hakone Rusk as a Hakone souvenir. The rusks, made with their own blend of flour, have a rich aroma of butter and crispy texture. They have lots of different flavored rusks including caramel almond, maple, and garlic. The Honey Cheese Tart, available only from the Hakone Yumoto store is also a popular choice for people wanting to take something out and eat on the go.
  • Peace Flower Market & Café
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Motomachi 1-39-1
    A café produced by flower designer Yuko Safu. Inside, the café’s display case is filled with muffins, pies, and scones. The original recipes were created with care and love by Yuko Safu for her family and are made without additives. During lunch, patrons can enjoy a quiche and sandwich set. The café interior is decorated with brilliant flowers and beautiful green plant life, creating a relaxing atmosphere.
  • Pavlov
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou 105
    A pound cake specialty shop located right next to the Exit 3 of Motomachi-Chukagai Station. Named after Pavlov’s dog, the shop aims to serve cakes so good that after just one bite, you’ll always water at the mouth whenever you hear the name. The interior is modeled after a Paris sweetshop and will make you feel like a celebrity. Pavlov’s pound cake is made with select ingredients and is characterized by its moist texture. Each cake is given a name which evokes the symbolism of flower language and Pavlov’s cakes make popular gifts. You can enjoy a fresh-baked slice of cake and a beverage in the adjoining café space.
  • Pastry Shop Dorer
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Kitasaiwai 1-3-23 Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers B1F
    Pastry Shop Dorer is in the first underground floor of Hotel Yokohama Bay Sheraton, connected to Yokohama Station. It’s immensely convenient, as it is directly accessible straight from Yokohama Station’s West exit and Diamond underground shopping area. It may seem hard to get to because of its location in a luxury hotel, but since it’s directly accessible from the station it’s an easy stop off for many. The price is also reasonable for hotel-made bread. The shop is stroller-friendly and it’s a great place for people looking for a light meal in addition to something to take home.
  • Bashamichi Jyuban-kan
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Tokiwachou 5-67
    Bashamichi Jyuban-kan built in 1967 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Meiji period (1868–1912) is a western building with an architectural style from the time Yokohama Port was established. It has a tea room, a bar and a restaurant, and can be used for weddings and entertainment. You can see the good old days through documents that convey the flavor of civilization during Japan’s westernization. It is one minute’s walk from Exit 9 at Kannai Station on the Yokohama Municipal Subway Line.
  • Cake shop Coffret
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 2-2-1-3 Yokohama Royal Park Hotel 1F
    Coffret is a cake shop on the first floor of Yokohama Royal Park Hotel in Yokohama Landmark Tower in Minatomirai. The shop’s name, Coffret means a small box in French, and colorful cakes using a wide variety of fruit are lined up in its display cases. Takeaway is available as well as eating in its café area where you can have cake with coffee or tea. It not only handles cakes but also breads and deli items.
  • Pancake Butter Yokohama Bay Quarter
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Kinkouchou 1-10 Yokohama Bay Quarter 2F
    This pancake shop is located on the second floor of Yokohama Bay Quarter. Their popular kiln-baked French pancakes are made using a batter with ricotta cheese that has been mixed with milk and eggs until thoroughly liquefied. They also offer an extensive menu that includes bio-wine known as natural wine that you can enjoy with the pancakes.
  • Gateaux de Voyage (Bashamichi Main Shop)
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Tokiwachou 4-42
    A Western confectionary shop located in 4 Chome Tokiwa-cho, Naka Ward, Yokohama City. The shop sells baked sweets such as the Yokohama Carriage Road Mille-Feuille, the horse hoof-shaped Carriage Road Horse Hoof Pie; and cookies made with domestic flour and wasanbon fine-grained Japanese sugar, as well as cakes, fresh sweets, and frozen cakes.
  • Cafe Marlowe Pudding Factory (Hayama Shop)
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Miuragunhayamamachi Horiuchi 2038-10
    This is a custard specialty shop on National Route 134 in Horiuchi, Hayama Town. They offer variations on Japanese style caramel custard pudding including plain custard, pumpkin, chocolate, in regular offerings and limited time specials, as well as cakes baked in the attached kitchen. In the cafe you can enjoy coffee and other drinks with your custards, as well as meals like beef stew.
  • Kamakura Ogawaken (Kamakura Main Store)
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Onarimachi 8-1
    This western-style sweet shop is in Onari-cho, Kamakura City. Their signature item, Raisin-which cookies, feature butter shortbread cookies sandwiching rum raisins and butter cream. These top their selection which also includes Castella cake made with Nasuno Goyou Ran eggs, as well as cookies, madeleine cakes, and other baked treats and fresh cakes.
  • Waco
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Hase 1-16-12
    This western-style sweets shop is in 1 Chome Hase, Kamakura City. They use only select mineral rich Honwakato sugar from Okinawa, and offer fresh baked cakes, like Baum Kuchen, as well as custards, smoothies, and non-fried Wakkarin karinto Japanese sweet crackers.

Kanagawa Main Areas

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Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo’s most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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