Groceries Spots in Yamanashi Area

  • Seisenryo Jersey Hut
    35 Reviews
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Takanechoukiyosato 3545
    A takeout shop and café space located on the grounds of the Seisen-Ryo lodging facility in the Kiyosato Highland in Takane-cho, Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture. Seisen-Ryo Ice Cream, made with Jersey cow milk and Yatsugatake water is a famed Kiyosato specialty; when in season, there’s always a long line of customers waiting to buy some. The shop also sells organic Jersey cow milk, hot dogs, and organic coffee, as well as popular fresh juices in summer. Refreshing pastureland spreads out before the terrace area, as well as a sweeping view of the Akaishi Mountains and Mt. Yatsugatake.

    狙って作った味というか。 気味の悪い味。 人生初、ソフトクリームを残しました。 ミニストップのほうが好き。

  • Oshino Hakkai Ikemoto Shop
    Yamanashi Minamitsuru-gun Oshinomura Shibokusa 354
    This souvenir shop is located about a ten-minute drive from Yamanakako Interchange and about a 20-minute drive from Kawaguchiko Interchange. It is immediately next to both the Oshino Hakkai and Oshino Hakkai Iriguchi bus stops. The shop is convenient for people visiting Mt. Fuji, Oshino Hakkai, and other tourist destinations in the area. Their specialty is kusa mochi, which are made and grilled right at the shop. These extremely popular mugwort-flavored rice cakes are made with underground water from Mt. Fuji and flavored with two varieties domestic mugwort. In the spring the shop also sells sakura mochi (rice cake with bean paste wrapped in a pickled cherry leaf), a seasonal exclusive. We also recommend their soft-serve ice cream, which comes in flavors including white peach and Hakkai Ramune. Lavender flavor is also available during certain parts of the year. The shop also offers sakes not available anywhere else.
    85 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunyamanakakomura Hirano 481-1
    This quiet and relaxed cafe and sundries shop just for adults on the shore of Lake Yamanaka lies off the beaten path. It offers items such as dried flowers and antique goods, as well as a selection of cakes which are also available as takeout. Children under the age of 10 years old are not welcome here.

    They do not allow kids under 10, but they also do not allow takeaway of the apple pies. That’s ridiculous! So for those have kids under 10, NO Need to come if you want to try the apple pie!

  • Shiitake and Yuba Specialty Shop Bushuya
    Yamanashi Minamikoma-gun Minobucho Minobu 3850-1
    This natural foods store located along the approach to Minobusan Kuonji Temple specializes in shiitake mushrooms and yuba (tofu skins). Minobu yuba is said to have originated from tofu skins offered to Nichiren, the founder of Nichiren Buddhism, by acolytes training under him at Kuonji Temple. Their completely additive-free tofu skins are made exclusively with domestic soy beans and underground water from Mt. Fuji. Their Seisui raw tofu skins, which are lifted out of the soy milk slowly and carefully folded into layers, are their most popular product. Their domestic and agrochemical-free dried shiitake mushrooms are great for use at home or as gifts. Another popular item is their kuzumochi, a chilled sweet made with exclusively with Yoshino-Honkuzu kuzu powder.
  • Kindaruma Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunfujikawaguchikomachi Funatsu 7407
    This confectionary is in Fujikawaguchiko Town, Minamitsuru County, Yamanashi Prefecture. This venerable shop was founded in 1911, they make and sell a wide variety of Japanese sweets including their flagship product Fujisan Yokan bean jelly, hamanashi jellied sweets served to the emperor, and kanetamaru mochi sweets. They also have seasonal goods, and a great many souvenirs and gifts.
  • Pan Table
    12 Reviews
    Yamanashi Koshu-shi Katsunumacho Kyusoku 1360
    This bakery is located along the Daibosatsu Line in the Kyusoku area of Katsunuma-cho, Koshu City. It produces and sells homemade natural yeast made with raisins, Shirakami Kodama yeast collected from the Shirakami Mountain Range, domestically produced wheat flour, and beetroot sugar.

    Pan Table bakes the most delicious vegan bread which is very hard to find in Japan. The shop is very cute and it smells amazing as soon as you walk in. There are so many different kinds of bread...

  • Iwama Bakery
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Koshu-shi Katsunumacho Katsunuma 3025
    A bread bakery situated on Prefectural Route 34 in Katsunuma Katsunuma-cho, Koshu City. The shop is famous for its Tsuki no Shizuku, a renowned local Koshu confection whose history dates back over 200 years to the Edo period. Consisting of Koshu grapes grown in Katsunuma coated in a layer of sugar one grape at a time, the shop sells them only for a limited time from September through February the following year.
  • Takeya Asakawa
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Kofu Saiwaicho 9-25
    "This Japanese confectionery store is located along Ise-dori Street in Saiwai-cho, Kofu City. They sell many confections, such as mame daifuku using freshly made mochi, ""okagesama dorayaki,"" which uses carefully-selected ingredients, and Takedayaki, which contains the emblem of the Takeda house. ""Budo Monaka,"" which is a paste that contains raisins, took home the President's special award at the National Confectionery Expo."
  • Minayo
    Yamanashi Kofu-shi Chuo 3-11-20
    "This marine products store is located along Uomachi-dori Street in Chuo 3-Chome, Kofu City. was established in 1584 as a fish shop. Its famous ""awabi nigai"" is always made with natural, domestic Japanese abalone, along with a secret sauce, and is prepared through a secret process passed down from generation to generation. It also sells products like ""awabi niwata"" made from abalone liver and smaller ""kotsubu nigai."""
  • Yamanashi Wine Kingdom
    12 Reviews
    Yamanashi Kofu Ikaricho 443
    This wine shop is located in Ikari-cho, Kofu City. A wide assortment of wines from wineries throughout the prefecture can be found in an interior inspired by the wine cellars of the Bordeaux region of France. In addition, it sells many original wines, and you can choose wine while tasting several selections. It also holds a wine glass art experience where you can create your own original wine glass.

    店外の展示物やオブジェがアミューズメントパークに遊びに行くような感覚にさせてくれました。店内には多数の山梨ワインが高級感あるように陳列されていました。まずは店内全体を見回したかったのですが、年配のソムリエらしき店員さんに話しかけられテイスティングを勧められ、また話を聞くということになりました。 我々はワインを買いに来たのでアドバイスが貰えたのは良かったです。しかし気軽に店内の商品を眺めて、気が向い...

  • Okashi no Outlet “Shain Tokka Hanbai 1/2”
    Yamanashi Fuefuki-shi Ichinomiyacho Tsuboi 1928
    "This outlet shop is located inside the Kikyo Shingen Mochi Factory Theme Park about five minutes from Ichinomiya-Misaka Interchange on the Chuo Expressway. The park is part of the main factory of Kikyoya, the manufacturer of Kikyo Shingen mochi, a famous confection of Yamanashi. The shop sells the company's popular sweets that are close to their expiration date or have visual blemishes that do not affect their quality at special discounted prices. The adjacent Green Outlet 1/2 offers ""all-you-can-fit-in-a-bag"" sweets, a popular attraction. The sweets offered change each day and include Kikyo Shingen mochi and shio-mame daifuku."
  • Happy Park
    Yamanashi Minami-Alps-shi Tokunaga 410
    A 10-minute drive from the Shirane Interchange on the Chubu-Odan Expressway. This community center's facilities include a farmers' market selling the abundant agricultural produce of Minami-Alps City, and a restaurant dedicated to using local ingredients. Here visitors can also purchase ripe fruit as well as foods such as miso, jams, and wines. The kiwi fruit wine, made with real kiwi fruit, has a fruity flavor and is easy to drink, making it popular with women. The Happy Park Cherry Festival is held here in June, and during this time visitors can enjoy a customary cherry pit spitting contest, stage shows, and a special farmers' market sale.
  • Chikurindo Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Minamikoma-gun Fujikawacho Kajikazawa 1536
    This venerable Japanese confection shop established in 1903 has continued for four generations since the founder first created Kaidama, a famous candy of Koshu. Their Fujikawa Castelas, a perennial bestseller, are sweet and moist madeleines with a gentle buttery flavor. Their shiomanju buns feature a special shioan (salted sweet red bean paste) filling made with Tokachi azuki beans and Kajikazawa salt wrapped in a covering made from specially-ordered kyo-joyoko fine rice flour and Japanese yam. The buns are made without any preservatives or leavening agents. The shop also sells limited edition seasonal Japanese sweets.
  • Koshu Cellar Rinka Fujitaya Yamanaka Shop
    Yamanashi Minamitsuru-gun Yamanakakomura Yamanaka 99
    This venerable wine shop is located along National Route 138 near the northwest shore of Lake Yamanaka a short distance south of the carp statue. Established in 1927, it carries more than 200 varieties of Koshu wines, one of the biggest selections in the prefecture. The shop also carries many imported wines. The sight of more than 1,800 bottles that line its shelves is simply stunning. The high-quality wines it offers, which are carefully selected by its sommelier owner, include winners of the Japan Wine Competition. There are also nouveau wines with lower alcohol content as well as limited-issue seasonal wines.
  • Restaurant Koshiji
    Yamanashi Minamitsuru-gun Yamanakakomura Hirano 508-375
    This cafe restaurant is located in an area dotted with lodging facilities on the southeastern shore of Lake Yamanaka. It is notable for cuisine that capitalizes on the flavor of the ingredients without the use of artificial seasonings. Its most popular dish is the tongue stew, which is stewed for two weeks straight. Other offerings include their hamburger steak and cheese sausage, which has been made the same way since the restaurant was established, as well as their ham and sausage assortments. Guests can bring their pets with them to the restaurant's veranda. The restaurant also offers sausage-making classes and sells some of its sausages. Another of the restaurant's appeals is its wonderful seasonal scenery including expansive snowy landscapes in the winter.
  • New York Stick Factory Outlet
    Yamanashi Minamitsuru-gun Oshinomura Uchino 190
    This cake shop is located a short distance east from the village office of Oshino Village along Prefectural Route 717. As the name suggests, it is an outlet that sells the leftover end pieces of cakes and off-standard items at discounted prices. Although the shop is liable to sell out as its inventory is limited to what is available that day, it carries a wide variety of items ranging from cakes to baked sweets. Being a factory outlet, the company's regular stick cakes, cookies, and other products are also available at reduced prices. Each item is offered at a flat price regardless of the flavor. We recommend their black cheesecakes made with food-grade bamboo charcoal for people who do not like sweets.
  • Be Happy
    Yamanashi Hokuto Takanecho Higashiide 1340-6
    A bakery just a 10-minute drive from the Nagasaka Interchange on the Chuo Expressway. To keep with their motto of making happy breads that bring joy to your mind, body, and the earth they make healthy breads using domestic wheat, natural yeast, and natural salts. They sell healthy foods including breads made with organic nuts and dried fruits and cookies without eggs or butter for those with allergies. With both eat-in space and a terrace you can enjoy your purchased breads right there at the shop.
  • Shop Machi-kobu
    Yamanashi Hokuto Kobuchisawacho 1039-6
    A shop just a one-minute walk from JR Kobuchizawa Station. They sell carefully selected foodstuffs based around the principles of Safe, Secure, Delicious and Local Production for Local Consumption. They sell local produce from the farmers coop around Hokuto City as well as additive-free seasonings and local handmade pickles, dried sweet potatoes, cookies, and cakes. They also sell pesticide-free sun-dried brown rice grown without chemical fertilizers that can be polished on the spot after purchase. They also sell seasonal fruits including peaches, grapes, and blueberries which make perfect souvenirs.
  • Jam Workshop Yume no Ki
    Yamanashi Hokuto Kobuchisawacho 2968-1
    A jam shop located within Roadside Station Kobuchizawa. The jams are carefully made by hand using local additive-free season fruits and vegetables and you can watch the process through the shop windows. They offer a wide variety of fruit jams including rhubarb, blueberry, and strawberry. Also popular is their spicy, tingly, tomato sauce and their safe and secure flavors make for perfect souvenirs or gifts. Business hours vary depending on the season.
  • Yatsugatake Cheesecake Factory
    51 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Hokuto Kobuchisawacho 2980
    A cheesecake specialty shop just about one-minutes' drive from the Kobuchizawa Interchange on the Chuo Expressway. Their popular rich flavored cheesecake is made with fresh milk and eggs from Yatsugatake area ranches. Along with a variety of sweets made with cheeses they also sell the Italian cheese Caciocavallo as well as home-made cheeses and local wines. They also have a wide variety of fruit related products allowing you to choose a souvenir that fits any scene. In their dining area they serve the local Yamanashi specialty Hoto noodle soup.


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Yamanashi prefecture is the proud home of one of Japan’s most celebrated icons: Mount Fuji. Although the mountain straddles both Yamanashi and Shizuoka, the most breathtaking views of Fuji-san can be seen from the Fuji Five Lakes north of the mountain in Yamanashi prefecture. The plethora of outdoor activities in and around the lakes all have the benefit of the country’s highest mountain as their backdrop, and we can assure you that it is an unforgettable sight.

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