Groceries Spots in Toyama Area

  • Himi Banya-gai Harbour Market
    Toyama Pref. Himishi Kitaomachi 25-5
    Located in Himi City in Toyama Prefecture, famous for its Himi kanburi (winter yellowtail fish), Himi Banya-gai Harbour Market is a tourist facility which doubles as a roadside station. There are more than 30 establishments here ensuring more than enough for visitors, from shopping to food and hot spring baths. Many tourists come here to take advantage of the many things on offer such as the kaiten-zushi restaurant where guests can enjoy fish direct from Himi Port, gourmet food unique to the local area, fresh local fish, processed seafood products, and souvenirs. Be sure not to miss the spectacular Tateyama Mountains visible across the sea. Visitors to Himi Banya-gai Harbour Market can also enjoy the natural hot spring waters of Himi Onsen.
  • Shinminato Kittokito Market
    3 Reviews
    Toyama Pref. Imizushi Kaioumachi 1
    This seafood market located close to Toyama Prefecture's leading fishing port Shinminato Fishing Port, is approximately a 10-minute walk from Shinminato Station on the Manyo Line. Including glass shrimp admired as the gems of Toyama Bay, snow crab and firefly squid, it offers plenty of fresh seafood just caught at Shinminato Fishing Port. At the seafood restaurant Kittokito-Tei, you can enjoy seafood dishes abundantly using seasonal ingredients with views of Shinminato Bridge. Their filling set meal filled with glass shrimp is particularly recommended.

    富山で海鮮バーベキューしたいと出かけました。 貝が中心です。 魚もあったらもっといい。 しかし、バンバン食べたら財布には痛い。

  • Sakana no Eki Ikuji
    Toyama Pref. Kurobeshi Ikuji Nakaku 265
    This market is a 12-minute drive from Hokuriku Expressway's Kurobe Interchange. The market is comprised of two buildings; the Toretate-kan, which offers fresh fish and processed seafood, and the Dekitate-kan, which has restaurants and a take-out corner. At Chargrilling Restaurant Kokaito, diners can choose any of the fresh-caught seafood from Kurobe fishing port or Ikuji salted fish (a local delicacy made by the Ladies' Club of the JF Kurobe fishing cooperative) on offer and chargrill it themselves. We also recommend the local craft brew, Shozu Monogatari.
  • Ikedaya Yasubei Shoten
    54 Reviews
    Toyama Toyama-shi Tsutsumichodori 1-3-5
    A chemist's established in 1936 situated along Heiwa-dori Avenue in Tsutsumi-cho-dori 1-Chome, Toyama City. The shop makes and sells traditional Japanese medicines and Chinese medicines, such as Hangontan, a vitalizing medicine which has been made since the Edo period. Visitors can also try making traditional round pills at the front of the shop.

    ツアーで訪問しました。昔ながらの薬屋さんで、対面販売をしています。店員さんが、楽しく商品の説明をしてくれ、希望者には丸薬造りの体験をさせてくれます。 レトロな薬袋もかわいいです。

  • Okakura Okaki Crackers Direct Sales Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Tonami-shi Ota 1891-5
    A fried mochi cracker shop in Ota, Tonami. Their mochi crackers use domestic mochi-rice mainly from Toyama as well as superior groundwater from the Shogawa River. There's a sample corner where you can try freshly prepared crackers, a demonstration area where you can see how the crackers are fried, and a factory tour is also available.
  • Heiando
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Toyama-shi Asahimachi 1-6
  • Shimakawa Ame Ten
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Furukajimachi 6-7
    Shimakawa Ame Ten is a specialist Ame (rice-sugar toffee) store located in Furukaji Town, Toyama City. Shimakawa Ame Ten sells Bakuga Mizuame (thick malt syrup) that is made with traditional techniques using only malt and starch, with no added sugar. The maltose gives it a delicious, slightly sweet flavor; because, after eating it, your blood sugar level goes up only very slowly, Bakuga Mizu-ame is also eaten as a health food. The store also sells bean confectionery and other sweets made of their malt syrup.

    お散歩していたら、表に「まちの駅」と書いてあるこのお店がありました。 店員さんが気さくに話しかけてくださって、飴のこと、富山のこと、いろいろと教えてくださって、短い観光旅行がそれだけで充実しました。聞けば創業350年とのこと。 黄金色の水飴が懐かしいのはもとより、こちらでは「さくら飴」と呼ばれる千歳飴のようなものも名物なようです。 ほっこりするひととき、ありがとうございました。 ちなみに、トリップ...

  • Amazakemanju Honpo Chikurindo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    This Japanese confectioner is in the arcade of Chuo-dori Avenue, Toyama City. Its famous “amazake manju” has dough infused with homemade amazake (sweet drink made from fermented rice with natural koji yeast) with a 240-year legacy wrapping red bean jam. They also sell excellent sweets like the “kuri shigure” with chestnut-filled white bean paste wrapped in momoyama (softly baked confectionery) dough, and the “kuri-no-sato” with whole large chestnuts wrapped and cooked.
  • Usugori Honpo Goromaruya
    5 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Oyabeshi Chuoumachi 5-5
    "This historic Japanese confectionary established more than 260 years ago is an eight-minute walk from JR Isurugi Station in Toyama Prefecture. Their Usugori, thin rice crackers made with Shintaisho rice from Toyama Prefecture and topped with wasanbon (a special type of fine sugar made in Tokushima), have been part of the shop's tradition since its founding. They are notable for the way they melt in your mouth like ""thin ice"" as their name implies, as well as for the lingering flavor of the wasanbon. One of the shop's modern takes on this traditional sweet are its ""T-Go"" (T-5) rice crackers. These feature five different tones and tastes to enjoy, including salty cherry blossom and bitter matcha green tea."


  • Ohnoya Takaoka Kifunemachi Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Takaokashi Kifunemachi 12
    "This Japanese confectionary established in 1838 is a seven-minute walk from JR Takaoka Station's North Gate. Their famous ""tokonatsu"" sweets have been their flagship product since the Meiji period. These soft gyuhi rice cakes are stuffed with sweetened bean paste made from rare bitchu-shiroadzuki beans and sprinkled with wasanbon sugar that evokes an image of white snow. Take one bite and your mouth will be filled with the sweetness of the instantly-melting wasanbon sugar and the delicate fragrance of fine white adzuki beans. One of their most popular items is their Koshino Yakamochi, created to celebrate the shop's 180th anniversary. These rice cakes, made from glutinous rice from Toyama Prefecture known for its high viscosity, are stuffed with sweetened ultra-small Kurosengoku black adzuki beans."
  • Tsukisekai Honpo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Kamihonmachi 8-6
    This Japanese confectionary established in 1897 is a five-minute walk from Nishicho Station on the Toyama Chihou Railway. Tsukisekai, the shop's famous namesake confection, is a dried candy made from eggs, wasanbon sugar, and kanten (agar jelly) that evokes an image of pale moonlight. The crisp texture of this melt-in-your-mouth sweet pairs well not just with Japanese tea, but with many other drinks including coffee. Other offerings include their marshmallow-like Maidohaya, made with eggs and sugar and featuring the fragrance of Yuzu citrus, as well as a sesame-flavored variation called Maidohaya Goma.
  • T-bagel Toyama Shop
    15 Reviews
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Hirakimachi 5-12
    "This popular bagel shop has many sister locations in Toyama Prefecture and Ishikawa Prefecture. The Toyama Shop, their de facto flagship location, is located on the major street that runs into Toyama-ken Gogoku Shrine. Their boast bagels are notable for their soft and springy texture. The shop, which uses absolutely no additives, is dedicated to using local ingredients such as rice flour made from Toyama Koshihikari rice. Their ""Japan's Best Egg Sandwich,"" made with locally-sourced ingredients, is their most popular sandwich. The shop also offers cream cheese bagels, as well as limited-time-only sweet bagels such as their mellow melon and Setouchi lemon bagels."

    The best bagle is fresh one! Please eat that soon when you go to To Bagle and buy it. Im satisfied with the bagles which I had today. There are some reasons. First, they have variety of Bagles such...

  • Fleur de Lis Blanc Sakaemachi Main Shop
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Sakaemachi 2-1-5
    This rapidly-growing confectionary established in 1963 has multiple stores in Toyama Prefecture and Ishikawa Prefecture. This store, their flagship location, sits at the Sakaemachi crossing north of Fujikoshi Station. Their broad selection ranges from western sweets such as tarts and donuts to Japanese sweets including dorayaki (adzuki bean pancakes). Especially notable is their original Kankontan sweet, a popular Toyama souvenir that has won numerous awards at the National Confectionary Expo. Some of their many other popular creations include their Toyaman pastries, featuring sarashian sweat bean paste wrapped with pie crust, as well as their Kogyoku Ringo (Jonathan) Apple Pies.

    とやマルシェの入り口で売っている甘金丹というお菓子を買ったのですが、どこにでもあるだっちもないスポンジ饅頭で、とってもガッカリしました。 なんの変哲もないものを名物っぽく売る神経がわからない。しかも、一個150円くらいです。半額でもいいでしょう。

  • Unazuki Station Souvenir Shop
    Travel / Tourism
    Toyama Pref. Kurobeshi Kurobekyoukokuguchi 11 within Unazuki station premises
    This souvenir shop inside Kurobe Gorge Railway Main Line Unazuki Station offers a great selection of local specialties and original Kurobe Gorge-related merchandise. We especially recommend the Kurobe Gorge baked cheesecake, an Unazuki Station exclusive, and the Toyama Train Train cream sandwich cookies, which are popular with kids. The miniature die-cast trolley cars are also popular. It also Kurobe brands like Unazuki Beer and Kurobe rice.
  • Plantation Cafe and Agriculture Workshop Choja
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Tonamishi Takanami 1050
    "This plantation cafe is a three-minute drive from Noetsu Expressway's Fukuoka Interchange. Located inside of a renovated old Japanese-style house, the cafe's interior has a distinct sense of warmth and nostalgia. Part of Japan's so-called sixth industrialization, the cafe offers items made with plentiful amounts of fresh seasonal ingredients raised on the premises. Some of their most popular items include their ""Choja dango"" dumplings, which are available in a variety of flavors including sweet soy sauce, strained adzuki bean paste, mayonnaise, and cream cheese, as well as their limited edition parfaits made with copious amounts of seasonal fruit."

    パフェが評判と聞いて行ってきました。 この時期はブルーベリーパフェでした。 お団子とセットでオーダー。 ブルーベリーも自家製だそう。 おいしいけど普通かな。パフェはかなりおいしいお店が富山市にあるので ここまで遠出してまで食べたいとまではいかなかったです

  • Sasaki Chitosedo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Jouhokumachi 9-11
    "This confectionary shop is located near the Johokumachi crossing on Prefectural Route 30. Professing a creed of ""preserving traditions while exploring new delicious tastes,"" the shop has kept alive the methods and flavors passed down since its founding. The shop is popular for the tastes it has refined since opening in 1951 as well as for its untiring spirit of enquiry. Each of their naturally-flavored sweets is made without additives, providing customers with peace of mind. Some of their notable products include their coffee-flavored Mikasayama, inspired by a conversation with family members, and their Nama Dorayaki, created based on interactions with customers. The fluffy cake and the sweetness created by the homemade adzuki bean paste make each of these treats highly addictive."
  • Gokayama Tofu,Kihei Shouten
    Toyama Pref. Nantoshi Kaminashi 608
    This long-established tofu specialty shop has been making traditional Gokayama-dofu since the Taisho period (1912-1926). It is about ten minutes by car from Ainokura Gassho-zukuri Village on the Hietsukyo Gassho Line. They carefully make their tofu by hand with underground water from the nearby mountains and a local Tonami soybean variety called “Enrei. You can visit their workshop, and the proprietor will explain the tofu making process on request. They also sell local sake and popular tofu sweets that you can only get there like tofu soft serve ice cream and monaka tofu ice cream sandwiches.
  • Shoeido
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Kurobe-shi Mikkaichi 1078-1
    This shop combines the beauty of the changing seasons, and a tradition of flavor passed down since ages past. The Kurobe, a town famous for clean water, sweets made here are the products of skilled craftsmen. We highly recommend the Kazumi Apple Pie, made with apples from Uozu City's Kazumino district spreading apple orchards, and filled with elegant sweetness and a delicate sourness. They also offer dorayaki buns, gelatin desserts, walnut manju buns, and more, all made with select ingredients.
  • Aimono Konbu
    Toyama Kurobe-shi
    This venerable shop deals in Rausu kombu kelp. There is a history of migration between Hokkaido's Rausu, home of this kombu, and Ikuji in Kurobe City, Toyama Prefecture. This shop was opened in 1949, and is deeply tied to the development of kombu kelp harvesting port. It is filled with recommended products, like Yaki Rausu Kombu, which is made by roasting Rausu-harvested kelp, considered the king of kelps, or Rausu Kombu Udon made with coarse ground Rausu Kombu mixed in the traditionally hand-made noodles.
  • Yume Terrace Kaio
    Toyama Imizu-shi Kaiomachi 21
    This direct sales shop is adjacent to Shinminato Kamaboko. In addition to kamaboko made with select ingredients, they sell local Toyama sake and marine products from local Imizu city. They have a wide variety of kamaboko fish cake, and they have taste tests of their popular Kamaboko Chips so you can compare the flavors. You can also buy patent medicines from Toyama, the birthplace of Japan's patent medicine.

Toyama Areas


Toyama is one of the three prefectures that house the Japanese Alps, with its southern and eastern borders comprising one long stretch of mountains, out of which the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is forged. While traditional crafts fill the northern coastal cities of Toyama and Takaoka, thatched roof houses offer unrivalled views against a backdrop of fantastic scenery at Gokayama in the mountainous area in the south of the prefecture.

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