Groceries Spots in Shiga Area

  • Kinomoto Tsuruya Pan Main Store
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    3.5
    83 Reviews
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    Shiga Pref. Nagahamashi Kinomotochoukinomoto 1105
    A bread bakery situated along National Route 303 in Kinomoto Kinomoto-cho, Nagahama City. Examples of breads and bread-based foods made by the bakery which have been a favorite of locals for many years include the signature “Salad Pan,” a sandwich offered since the establishment first opened in 1951 consisting of takuan pickled daikon radish and mayonnaise served in a “koppe pan” bread roll; the simply named “Sandwich,” which consists of just mayonnaise and fish ham served on shokupan bread; the “Castella Sandwich;” and “Lunch Pan” bread.

    たくあんにマヨネーズは確かに合いますね。 コッペパンもしんなりしていておいしかった! なんか懐かしさを感じる味付けです。 I brought back to memories when I was childhood. These breads are...

  • Kanou Shoujuan Sunai no Sato
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    4.0
    37 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Otsushi Oishiryumon 4-2-1
    A facility built around the primary workshop of the Kanou Shoujuan Japanese confectionary maker in 4 Chome Oishiryumon, Otsu City. There’s a shop selling the renowned confections and seasonal sweets made in the workshop, a tearoom, a restaurant, a teahouse serving light meals, and a bakery café. There are also special, reservable set plans which include things like seasonal kaiseki course cuisine, nature walks, and Japanese confectionary making classes.

    This sweet spot will serve you Japanese delicious sweet, lunch restraint , bakery, scenic seasonal flower garden with great hospitality! Also English speaking staff is available. I tried making...

  • Samegai Mizu no Eki Miyuki
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    4.0
    11 Reviews
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    Shiga Pref. Maibarashi Samegai 688-10
    A tourism facility located in front of Samegai Station in Samegai, Maibara City. The facility has an all-you-can-eat buffet style restaurant serving dishes made with trout, a Samegai specialty product; and other local ingredients. There’s also a café corner serving coffee brewed with Samegai’s famously tasty water, and a fast food corner. The facility’s shop sells fresh, local agricultural products; processed foods made with trout; and famous local sweets. Additionally, there’s a gallery which exhibits works of art by local artists, and a multipurpose hall.

    JR醒ヶ井駅の近くにある、道の駅のような施設。水の宿駅と名前がついているとおり、平成の名水100選に選ばれた醒ヶ井の水が飲めるようになっています。レストランがあり、地元の野菜なども販売されています。

  • Yamamotoen WITH TEA
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    4.5
    6 Reviews
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    Shiga Koka-shi Shigarakicho Kamiasamiya 275-1
    15 minutes from the Shigaraki Interchange on the Shin-Meishin Expressway via National Route 307. This longstanding shop, established in 1872, makes and sells Asamiya tea, considered one of Japan's five most renowned teas. Exquisite Asamiya tea has a distinctive scent and sweet flavor, and has been officially gifted to successive emperors. In addition to sencha, gyokuro, and other tea leaf varieties, the shop also sells Japanese sweets such as sencha donuts and kuzumochi kudzu starch cakes. Particularly popular selections from the adjoining WITH TEA cafe include the high class matcha tiramisu and the Asamiya kintoki shaved ice with green tea and sweet adzuki beans, which won the Shiga Class B Gourmet Battle's grand prize two years running.

    黒田園という有名な蕎麦屋さんの向かいにあるお茶屋さんです。入ってすぐ、お茶を試飲させてもらいました。低温で入れたものでしたが、甘い味がしてました。美味しいお茶は50度くらいで淹れた方がいいと教えてくれました。お買い物もしたのですが、ほかにもアポ無しで陶芸体験ができるお店を探してくれたりと、おもてなしは最高でした。

  • W.Bolero
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    4.5
    33 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Moriyamashi Harimadachou 48-4
    This is a French confectionery specialty store. It sells cakes, chocolate and baked goods. It has a warm atmosphere reminiscent of south France and there are many handmade western-style confections lining the shelves of the store. There is also a cafe salon, and in fine weather, customers can enjoy their purchases immediately on the terrace seating.

    守山でケーキならポレロです。 チーズケーキ アイアシェッケがおすすめ クオリティーが高くまた食べたくなる味 ただ、行くたびに小さくなっているのが残念

  • Tagaya
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Inukamiguntagachou Taga 601 (front of Taga Taisha)
    A Japanese confectionary shop located in front of the Taga Taisha’s torii gate in Taga, Taga Town, Inukami County, Shiga Prefecture. The shop sells itokiri mochi bars made with twice steamed rice flower, mochi rice pounded four times more than usual, and homemade bean jam. These bars make for popular souvenirs for visitors to the Taga Taisha shrine.

    多賀大社と言えば、杓文字が有名ですが、その杓文字が高々と掲げられています。勿論扱うのは名物の糸切り餅です。

  • Marucho
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
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    Shiga Otsu-shi Obanagawa 13-14
    A seven-minute walk from JR Otsukyo Station. This longstanding Japanese pickle shop was established in 1953 and is situated along the Wurzburg Strabe street east of Ojiyama General Sports Park. In addition to Japanese pickles, the shop makes and sells a wide variety of other products, such as funazushi (fermented carp sushi), tsukudani (soy sauce boiled preserved foods), and Japanese deli-style foods. The shop also offers free tours of its factory, and visitors can watch the machinery at work from a second floor window or observe manual production processes and receive detailed explanations from a skilled artisan. Note that factory tours are not offered on Sundays and holidays, which are also days when the shop is closed.

    前回とても美味しかったので、また買いに行きました(^^)今回もしっかり試食して(笑)私はしそ大根のお漬物、主人は玉ねぎのお漬物。しそ大根はしっかり味がついていて白ごはんとお漬物だけでもさっぱり食べられます。玉ねぎのお漬物はさっぱりしていてシャキシャキしているのに苦くないのでおいしいです。

  • Kasho Rokube (Kinomoto Main Store)
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    4.0
    9 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Nagahamashi Kinomotochoukinomoto 1087
    A Japanese confectionary shop situated along National Route 303 in Kinomoto Kinomoto-cho, Nagahama City. The shop sells Japanese confections such as the signature “Nadai Kusamochi,” created with select ingredients like Japanese mugwort grown by the company itself and Shiga Habutae-mochi glutinous rice from local farms; “Motonoki Mochi;” and “Decchi Yokan;” as well as slightly more Western-leaning sweets like “Rokubee Gyunyu Castella” cakes made with milk from cows raised at the foot of Mt. Ibuki.

    湖北の老舗和菓子店です。草餅が有名ですが、最近こちらの「本之木餅」が気に入っています。逆に読めば「ほんの気持ち」です。楽しい!味ももちもちであ甘さ抑え目でお土産に最適です。

  • Marunaka Shoyu (Soy Sauce)
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Shiga Echi-gun Aishocho Higashi De 229
    About 10 minutes from the Kotosanzan Smart Interchange off the Meishin Expressway, this historic soy sauce manufacturer has been operating since the Edo period. Their soy sauce, rich smooth with a full-bodied aroma is made only with discriminatingly selected domestic contract soy farmers ‘produce, wheat, and sun-dried salt. Using cedar barrels and their own 200 year old distinctive koji yeast, the soy sauce is still made by using the old processes, the success of which depends on the skills and experience of the brewers. The Sugi-daru san-nen Jukusei, cedar barrel 3-year soy sauce, is an exceptional product. It is fermented over many months in the 100-year old Okura cask, which in itself is a registered tangible cultural property. The Kozo soy sauce, with its aromatic rich flavor is also highly recommended.

    Authentique fabrique de sauce soja traditionnelle, une des meilleures du japon . Le bâtiment est ancien et comporte un petit hall où lon peut se rendre compte des la fabrication . On peut également...

  • Itojyu Kaho Main Store
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    4.5
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Hikoneshi Honmachi 1-3-37
    A long-standing Japanese confectionary shop established in 1809 located in 1 Chome Hon-machi, Hikone City. The shop sells sweets such as its signature “Umoregi,” inspired by the Umoreginoya where Ii Naosuke spent his youth, and other tasty treats inspired by Naosuke and Hikone made with homemade bean jam and wasanbon fine-grained Japanese sugar. The shop also sells seasonal Japanese sweets and Western Japanese fusion sweets like unbaked cheesecake made with Dainagon azuki beans.

    有名なお店のようで観光案内所でもらったパンフレットにも載っていました。大きなお店ではありませんがお菓子の種類は豊富。どれも美味しそうで散々迷って日持ちする彦根路というお菓子を購入。栗蒸し羊羹が上品な甘さですごく美味しかったです。会社で配りましたが好評でした。

  • Mangoro
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Oumihachimanshi Aduchichoujourakuji 420
    A Japanese confectionary shop situated in front of Azuchi Station in Jorakuji Azuchi--cho, Omihachiman City. The shop’s “Makezu no Tsuba” (“Undefeated Guard”), a monaka wafer cake sandwich filled with two types of sweet bean jam crafted in the shape of the iron guard on the mighty Oda Nobunaga’s favorite sword, is a popular lucky charm frequently purchased by students hoping to get into the school of their choice. Other sweets sold by the shop include “Azuchi Mondo” decchi yokan jelly and “Nobunaga-gun Pie” treats.

    JR安土駅北側に有る和菓子屋のお店、いつものように疲れた時は甘いお菓子をということで買い求めました。中身の様子も写真で分かりますが、私自身は名前が気に入った3種を選び購入、女性のスタッフさんも丁寧に応対してくれました。美味しい、そして甘いお菓子でした。

  • Watayo
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Oumihachimanshi Tamakichou 2-3
    A long-standing Japanese confectionary shop established in 1863 located in 2 Chome Tamaki-cho, Omihachiman City. The shop’s yokan jelly, made by steaming a bean jam wrapped in bamboo peels, was often bought as a souvenir by young apprentices after visiting home to give to their employers due to the reasonable price of these tasty sweets. Because the word for these apprentices is “decchi” in Japanese, the shop’s yokan jelly came to be called “decchi yokan,” and today decchi yokan is one of the Omi area’s most famous local confections. The shop still sells its “Decchi Yokan” made according to the same process as when it first opened its doors, as well as uiro-mochi sweet rice cakes and seasonal confections.

    でっち羊羹、普通の羊羹より少しもっちりして軽めで、食べやすいと思いました。 ういろうも売られていて、試食させていただいたら美味しかったです。 お店の前に丁稚飛び出し坊やが居るので、そちらも要チェック(笑)

  • Oyadama Manju Sohonke Oyadama Main Store
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Nagahamashi Motohamachou 22-33
    A Japanese confectionary shop located in Motohama-cho, Nagahama City. The shop’s “Oyadama Manju,” a type of sakamoto manju bun consisting of homemade jam made from select Hokkaido azuki beans wrapped in a dough made with a local sake, have been the shop’s claim to fame since its establishment in the late Edo period. “Oyadama” means “boss,” a name the shop’s manju acquired after people praised these tasty buns as the “boss of all manju.”

    長浜市の黒壁スクエアの、ゆう壱番街にある和菓子屋です。何の親玉かは知りませんが、親玉まんじゅうというまんじゅうが名物みたいです。親玉まんじゅう、麩饅頭を買いました。親玉まんじゅうは薄いピンク色のこしあんの薄皮饅頭で、甘さ控えめで美味しいです。麩饅頭は、ほんのり海苔の風味がして、こちらも美味しいです。食べ歩きに持って来いの和のスイーツです。

  • Ubaga Mochiya Main Store
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Kusatsushi Oji 2-13-19
    A Japanese confectionary shop situated along the Tokaido Highway in Oji, Kusatsu City. The shop sells “Ubaga Mochi,” a type of ankoro mochi (mochi rice cake wrapped in sweet bean jam). Made according to the same recipe for over 400 years, these tasty treats are said to have been eaten by the great shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu and were depicted in the ukiyoe woodblock prints of renowned artists like Hiroshige and Hokusai. The shop also sells seasonal snacks and other Japanese confections like “Honjin Monaka” wafer cakes and “Aobanagashi” made with Aobana (a variety of Asiatic dayflower), the official flower of Kusatsu City.

    昔からあるお店です。 草津の名物うばがもち。 ほどよいサイズと甘さで、他県から来たお客様には必ずお出しするお菓子です。

  • Kikusui Ame Honpo
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Nagahamashi Yogochousakaguchi 576
    A Japanese ame candy specialty shop situated along the Hokkoku Highway in Sakaguchi Yogo-cho, Nagahama City. The shop’s “Kikusuiame” candies have been renowned among travelers of the Hokkoku Highway since the Edo period. This tasty candy is made using mizuame syrup created by the maltose reduction of grain starch and without the use of sugar or additives. Super sticky, “Kikusuiame” is eaten by gathering and rolling strands of the candy around a stick. The shop also sells “Kikusui no Tsubuame,” the shop’s famous “Kikusuiame” turned into hard candies.

    水飴と固い飴の2種類とても素朴な味で値段も水飴が740円と激安ですちょつとわかりにくい立地ですが腐るものでなくまとめて買うにはいいと思います。

  • Marutake Omi Nishikawa
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Shiga Pref. Oumihachimanshi Suwaichou Naka 17
    An Omi beef specialty shop and restaurant located in Naka Suwai-cho, Omihachiman City. Everything from raising the cattle at the establishment’s own farm to the processing and sale of the meat is handled directly by the establishment. The establishment’s butcher shop sells Omi beef cuts and foods like Omi beef misozuke and side dishes. The adjoining restaurant serves sukiyaki, shabushabu, teppanyaki, steaks, beef stew, Hamburg steaks, and Omi beef bento box lunches.

    近江牛を味わえるレストランも併設された精肉店。レストランは、休日の食事時は満席で、外で皆さん並んでいました 精肉店では、お肉のほかにコロッケやメンチカツなども売っていて、店舗横のベンチに座って頂けます。こちらは並んでいません。 コロッケは普通のタイプと甘口のすき焼きコロッケがありました。どちらも揚げたて、衣がサクサクで美味しかったです。

  • Tsuruya Masumitsu
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Otsu-shi Sakamoto 4-11-43
    A two-minute walk from Sakamoto-hieizanguchi Station on the Keihan Electric Railway, and 15 minutes from JR Hieizan-Sakamoto Station. This longstanding Japanese confectionary shop was established around a century ago and can be reached by taking a right at the Sakamoto Citizens' Center and then taking the next left. Particularly recommended both to enjoy yourself and to give as souvenirs are the exquisite Hiei no Osaru-san, a monaka wafer cake shaped like the monkeys which are the guardian deities of the Enryakuji Temple, Saikyoji Temple, and Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine; and the famous soba manju buns, which consist of a buckwheat flour dough which goes perfectly with a coarse sweet bean paste filling. The shop also sells special seasonal Japanese confections, and displays confectionary artworks.

    大津市坂本にある「御菓子司 鶴屋益光」に訪問しました。 創業約百年の老舗だそうです。 延暦寺・西教寺・日吉大社において、古来より守り神として崇められているお猿さんをかたどった最中がかわいいです。

  • Takashima Village Hall 3 Oumido
    Shopping
    Shiga Pref. Takashimashi Katsuno 1406-2
  • Izutsu Yatsuhashi Honpo (Oiwake Store)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shiga Pref. Otsushi Yokogi 1-3-3
    A shop specializing in yatsuhashi, a traditional Japanese sweet, situated along the Tokaido Highway in Yokogi, Otsu City. Here you can find all manner of standard and fresh yatsuhashi, including the shop’s signature “Yuko” fresh yatsuhashi filled with chunky bean jam. The yatsuhashi production line on the second floor is open to the public and visitors can tour the workshop with no advance reservation required.
  • Ayuya no Sato
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    Shiga Pref. Yasushi Yoshikawa 4187
    A tourism facility situated along the Kogan Road in Yoshikawa, Yasu City. The facility has a shop called Ayuya Rakuichi which sells signature ayu rolls and other foods made with fish from Lake Biwa, local liquors, and Japanese sweets. There’s also an ice cream shop selling soft serve ice cream and several restaurants serving dishes made with Biwa trout, Omi beef, and Aigamo duck. Visitors can watch products being made in the facility’s workshop. Meanwhile, lakeside station sells local agricultural products, plus there’s an adjoining art gallery.

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Visitors to Shiga prefecture are almost always hopping east across the prefectural border from Kyoto, and they are almost certainly Lake Biwa-bound. Covering an area of 670 square kilometers, Lake Biwa makes up the bulk of Shiga prefecture, with beautiful lakeside paths that offer myriad walking and cycling opportunities, connecting a string of museums, shrines, and picturesque views that finally lead you to Hikone Castle on the eastern side of the lake.

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