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  • Butasute
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    4.0
    263 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 52 (Okage Yokochi inside)
    This is a branch of a long-established dedicated restaurant for wagyu Japanese beef founded in 1909, located within Okage Yokocho in Ujinakanokiricho, Ise City, Mie Prefecture. It only sells carefully selected high quality Ise meat, and the unique store name is said to have been acquired from its preference for beef (“butasute” means “to discard pork”). In addition to the restaurant’s specialty amiyaki, sukiyaki and beef hot pot, guests can also try beef and rice bowls. The shop sells fresh-fried hot croquette, which are popular among customers who want to eat on the go.

    Okage Yokocho just beside the entrance of Ise Grand Shrine, the walking street is full with food stall! Very nice to walk and many difference food you can try! And also have many wine shops which you...

  • Akafuku Main Shop
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    4.5
    804 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 26
    With a long history since its founding in 1707, it has an Ise-like gabled roof and a large signboard with gold lettering as its marker, and is open from 5:00 a.m. in accordance with the start of shrine visits. You can enjoy a set with akafuku mochi (pounded rice cake coated with red bean paste) and Japanese green tea, and akafuku zenzai (sweet bean soup with toasted mochi rice cake) at the main branch’s cafe. They also add “akafuku-gori” shaved ice to the menu during the summer. It is located approximately six minutes by car from the Ise Expressway Ise Interchange.

    The red been dessert is actually really sweet, but the tea accompanying it neutralise it. Great view to the river.

  • Ise Kadoya Brewery Uchimiyamae Shop
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    4.0
    35 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujimazaikechou Higashigajuku 34
    This Ise Kadoya Brewery location offers a view of the Isuzu River over your casual meals, and they serve oysters year round. In winter they have local Toba-Uramura oysters, and in summer they have Iwagaki oysters. In addition to their own Ise Kadoya Beer they serve other Ise craft beers as well.

    周りのお店が閉まりかけてる中、お邪魔しました。 とても暑い日だったので主人はビールとカキフライ。 私は運転もあるので置いてあったお茶とカキフライを。身も大きく、美味しかったし大満足〜! …と言いたいところですが お茶を入れようとしたところ、ジャグが空。 厨房に声をかけてまず一杯いただきました。 その後、しばらくしてもジャグを替える様子はなかったので、再度厨房の若いお兄さんに声をかけたら 中の白衣の...

  • Gyugin Main Store
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    4.0
    48 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Uomachi 1618
    This well-established restaurant for Matsusaka beef cuisine was founded in 1902 and is located in Uo Town, Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture, which still bears the traces of a castle town. Their standard menu item is the Sukiyaki which uses beef from Matsusaka cattle which are famous as high-quality Japanese cattle, and the simple seasoning made with just soy sauce and sugar enhances the original umami flavor of the beef. Their Amiyaki in which one can taste thick slices of charbroiled is also popular. In the pure Japanese-style tatami room guests can enjoy a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

    I believe if you are keen to explore the food culture of this region, this is one restaurant that you will need to visit. The servers were all dressed in their traditional kimonos. They were all very...

  • Ougiya
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Futamichouchaya 6-1
    This Western-style restaurant is situated in a refurbished old wooden Japanese inn and just a one-minute walk from Futaminoura Station. While the restaurant looks traditionally Japanese, the interior has a retro-modern café feel to it. They use local ingredients such as Matsusaka beef, Ise-ebi (spiny lobster), local fish, and Mie pork; all of which give the set-dishes a taste of Mie family food. Try their popular Matsusaka beef burgers, fried Ise-ebi, or Ise-ebi fried with sea-urchin sauce. They also offer an abundant menu of desserts and drinks.

    二見興玉神社にお参りに行く前にランチで行きました。店の前には三台しか停められませんが、駅方面に駐車場がありました。人気の松阪牛のハンバーグを頼みました。柔らかくてふっくらしたハンバーグは、特製のデミグラスソースとの相性もばっちりでした。

  • Henbamochi Oharai Town Branch
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujiurata 1-149-1
    Henbamochi Oharai Town Branch, located in Oharai Town near to Ise-jingu Shrine Naiku in Ise City, Mie Prefecture, is a Japanese sweet shop, and this well-established shop opened its main store in 1775. Henbamochi, which is mochi (rice cake) made from rice flour filled with smooth sweet bean paste and browned on both sides, is famous. It has a light texture with a roasted aroma and mild sweetness, and is popular as a local sweet to go with tea as well as a tourist souvenir. In the shop, there is a range of Sawamochi in which sweet paste is sandwiched in noshimochi (flat rice cake) and kombu seaweed cooked in soy sauce. It offers a takeaway service as well as an eating in at a small Japanese style seating area.
  • Toraya Uiro Naikumae Branch
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    4.5
    42 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 91
    Toraya Uiro Naikumae Branch, located in Oharai Town which is near Ise-jingu Shrine Naiku in Ise City, Mie Prefecture, is a Japanese sweet shop, and the main shop opened in 1923. It recreates uiro (rice flour pudding) which was traditionally made in Ise, and about 35 types ranging from standard flavors to season limited items are manufactured and sold. There is a range of colourful uiro including Ogura Uiro from Japanese red beans as well as Sakura Uiro with sakuramochi flavor, and they are popular as a local sweet with tea as well as a tourist souvenir. The spongy texture and elegant sweetness is superb.

    Colorful and tasty uiro sweets. Many people including me love the texture, but if you are new to it, it might feel weird. I hope they had smaller portions, but as I saw the smallest unit they sell...

  • Tofuan Yamanaka
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    4.0
    47 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 95
    Tofuan Yamanaka located in Oharai Town near Ise-jingu Shrine Naiku in Ise City, Mie Prefecture is a specialty tofu shop. It uses only beautiful water from Isuzu River, soybeans and natural nigari, and sells Nigitahe for which the tofu is carefully handmade. The Unohana Donuts which are healthy and gentle on the body and the Otofu soft serve cream with a rich and refreshing texture are popular as gourmet delights for eating on the go. In the shop, there is a bench so you can also enjoy them sitting down.

    Stop by this shop to get some desserts after visiting the shrine. They are selling stuff made out of tofu. Decided to try the ice cream. It really tasted like tofu, but sweet. Personally I love it as...

  • Fujiya Sogetsudo
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 46-1
    This Japanese confectionery is located in Oharai Town, Ise City, Mie Prefecture, which is near Naiku, Ise-jingu Shrine. It is a longstanding shop that has been around since 1868, the beginning of the Meiji period. Its most famous item since its opening has been the “Rikyu manju,” which was created for a tea ceremony exhibition held at Ise-jingu Shrine attended by the master of the Senke school of tea ceremony. Smooth bean paste is wrapped in a thin layer to create a manju bun with a light sweetness. The Rikyu manju is popular as a “kohaku (red and white) manju” for celebrations as well. The shop also offers “Moritake no Matsu,” which consists of dough kneaded with brown sugar and baked, as well as seasonal cakes and other sweets.
  • Yatoya
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Honmachi 19-19
    This shop is located near Geku, Ise-jingu Shrine in Ise City, Mie Prefecture. It sells rice balls and other Japanese fast food. The freshly rolled rice balls made with the ceremonial “Ise Hikari” rice are an exquisite product that brings out the flavor of the rice. The “kinchaku Ise udon,” which consists of soft, thick noodles stuffed inside a pouch of fried tofu and dipped in a gravy containing tamari soy sauce, is another popular option. There’s also Japanese-style “oden” stew that uses abalone broth, “aosa-jiru” soup, and more. There is an eating space inside the shop.

    伊勢神宮の外宮参道にあるお店。伊勢市駅からダラダラ歩いているとその店はある。 伊勢うどんなるものは初めてだったがつけ汁が醤油の様に濃かったが食すとそれほど濃くない。やとやのは揚げの中にうどんが入った少し変わったもの。うどんは普通よりもっちり悪く言えばコシがないがこんなものなのだろう。他に姫握りを食べたがこれはご飯が本当に美味しかった。

  • Isuzu Seigoan
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    5.0
    2 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Futamichouchaya 569-35
    Isuzu Seigoan, located in Futami Town, Ise City, Mie Prefecture, which is famous for Meoto Iwa (paired rocks), sells “Iwato no shio yokan,” a well-known Futami sweet. The secret of this sweet is a salt “Futami Iwato no Shio”, which is harvested by boiling water from the Futami Kouzaki coast, where fresh water and salt water mix. The “shio yokan” (salted sweet bean jelly) is made by taking carefully selected azuki beans and kneading this salt into them, giving it an exquisitely balanced taste that is salty and yet refreshingly sweet. It may be a small shop, but there is an eating space where you can enjoy a matcha tea and shio yokan set.

    Make sure you stop by here to have a unique salty flavored bean paste snack. There are some other very tasty and refreshingly tasty confectionaries in the area. There is an especially good one when...

  • Yamamura Milk Gakko
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Honmachi 13-6
    A dairy manufacturer that opened in 1919, this company store is right next to Geku, Ise-jingu Shrine in Ise City, Mie Prefecture. The display cases feature milk, yogurt, pudding, and other items in traditional bottles. The most popular product is their ice cream made from a combination of rich milk and homemade condensed milk. You’ll also find popular sweets such as warm lava cake and bread pudding topped with ice cream.
  • Yokochoyaki no Mise
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 52 (Okage Yokochi inside)
    This take out specialty store in the Okage Yokocho area near Inner Ise Shrine in Ise, Mie is known for their taiyaki (pastry with red bean filling) shaped like the god Ebisu. Under the sweet-smelling Ebisu shaped shell, you’ll find a baked pastry packed with smooth sweet Tokachi red-bean paste. Their soft ice cream with options of vanilla, matcha green tea, and baked sweet potato flavors are also popular. They can be topped with a berry sauce or frozen mango and are a hit with those looking to snack while taking a break from walking.

    甘いカラメル、芋チップス、お餅のような寒天?、ソフトクリームが良いコンビネーションです。420円も安いと思います。

  • Tasukean
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujimazaikechou 144-10
    This teahouse, famous for “Kamiyo-mochi” rice cake, an Ise delicacy, is run by the store “Senokuniya” and located in Ujiimazaike Town in Ise City, Mie Prefecture. The rice cakes are made using natural mugwort and brown rice and pound the rice using a traditional method. They are popular served with Ise tea. The “zenzai” (red bean soup), “iced monaka” (bean jam-filled wafers), and other seasonal offerings are popular as well. The store, built in an old warehouse in 1934, has old-fashioned light fixtures and a rotary phone.
  • Okashi Shokunin Otobe
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    3.5
    9 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Agochougata 3373-16
    This confectionery is located in Ugata, Ago Town, Shima City, Mie Prefecture and stands out with its white walls and triangular roof. You’ll find adorable cakes with vibrant seasonal fruits, rich chocolate, cheeses, and more on display in what look like jewel boxes. The “Shima pudding” has a wonderful pulpy texture similar to egg, and the popular “Rias Baum Kuchen” evokes the image of a rias coastline. There’s a relaxing café area as well where you can enjoy some coffee or tea with one of their many famed sweets.

    小さなお店を想像していたら、駐車場完備の大きな構えのお店。生菓子だけでなくバームクーヘンや小焼き菓子などもいろいろありました。喫茶もあり、ケーキにはソフトクリームがつきました。生菓子は華やかでクリームが美味しい。飲みものはケーキセットもあり、ジュースやコーヒーはおかわり自由でした。

  • Isuzuchaya Main Branch
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 30
    You’ll find this confectionery near Naiku, Ise-jingu Shrine in Oharai Town, Ise City, Mie Prefecture. It is run by the Akafuku Group. You’ll find Japanese sweets that evoke the seasons as well as Western sweets, Japanese tea, and more. The “okage inu shortbread” is inspired by a dog that came all the way to Ise in its master’s stead, and makes a popular souvenir with tourists. The café space offers Akafuku rice cakes and matcha tea sets as well as other sweets. The charming building was restored from an old Ise warehouse, and you can gaze at the dry landscape garden from the tatami and table seats.
  • Zeniya
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
    Shopping
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 52 Inside Okage Yokocho
    You’ll find this confectionery inside “Okage Yokocho” area next to Naiku, Ise-jingu Shrine in Ise City, Mie Prefecture, marked by a signboard with an old coin. This small shop brims with old-fashioned Japanese charm and is always full of tourists. There are 150 varieties of sweets available, including “karinto” (fried dough cookies), candy, wheat-gluten snacks, rice crackers, and more. The most popular is the “waraji karinto”, which is as big as a straw sandal. All the sweets are traditional, relatively healthy, and great as gifts or eating as you walk about.

    伊勢神宮を参拝した後に土産物屋や食べ歩きを楽しむ門前町の中にありました。 沢山の人が店の中におりいろいろな品物を見て歩いています。私のような高齢者にとって購買意欲の湧く商品はありませんでしたが、見て楽しむだけで満足できました。

  • Oiseya Hompo
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    3.5
    18 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 94-7
    You’ll find this takeout restaurant in Oharai Town near Naiku, Ise-jingu Shrine in Ise City, Mie Prefecture. Enjoy high-grade Matsusaka beef and Ise pork in a casual setting. The scent of Matsusaka beef skewers wafts from the storefront, and lone lines form on holidays. Oiseya Hompo offers a variety of takeout menus including “fukuman,” simmered Matsusaka beef wrapped in fluffy dough; “kushiton,” Ise pork skewers dipped in a soy sauce blend and wrapped in a crunchy coating; piping-hot, 100 percent Matsusaka beef croquettes; and more. Stroll and snack away.

    Passed by and decided to try the matsusaka beef bun. The fillings are not very generous and the taste is only average personally.

  • Takeuchi Mochiten
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Isobechouanagawa 1182-11
    This longstanding Shima confectionery produces and sells traditional Japanese sweets and is known for its “Sawa mochi” rice cakes, which won the Audition Chief’s Prize at the 22nd National Confection Exposition in Japan. It’s a unique sweet in which plenty of bean jam is stretched into a thin layer and stuffed between two halves of a rice cake. There are two types: white and mugwort. It has a long history and has been an essential part of Shima events since 1830, the Edo period.

    伊勢志摩名物のさわ餅の製造直売店です。白とよもぎの二種類あり、出来立てはお餅が柔らかく、中のこし餡ともよく合い美味しいです。他にも数種類の和菓子が作られています。

  • Dangoya
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Iseshi Ujinakanokirichou 12
    This dango (rice dumpling) specialty store is in the Okage Yokocho shopping area found in front of Ise Shrine’s gate. Four large ping pong ball sized dumplings are skewered on a long stick. A variety of flavors include mitarashi (sweet soy), pure soy sauce, brown sugar syrup, and roasted soybean flour. The Mitarashi Hanako, dumplings with sweet soy syrup inside, are popular souvenirs. You can enjoy the dumplings there or take them home as a gift.

    おかげ横丁に来ると毎回食べるもののひとつのこちらのお団子。 黒蜜と、生醤油を注文しました。 記憶にしていたよりもあっさりした歯ごたえでしたが美味しかったです!

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Spread across the eastern side of the Kii Peninsula, Mie prefecture boasts hundreds of kilometers of pretty coastline comprising the oyster-rich Toba city and Shima National Park all the way down to Kumano, a city that marks the beginning of part of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage, which runs into neighboring Wakayama prefecture. However, Mie is best known for the Ise Jingu Shinto shrine inland, one of the oldest and largest shrines in the country.

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