Cafe / Coffee Shop Spots in Wakayama Area

  • Barley
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    4.0
    55 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou 2927-557
    This restaurant is connected directly to Shirahama’s beer makers Nagisa Beer, and is located in the scenic spot along the road between Senjojiki and Sandanbeki Cliffs. You can not only taste beer made with local waters straight from the factory, but also try food from their popular menu including ham and sausage made by German brewer Schindler, and light and fluffy omelet made from fresh local eggs. The spacious and bright interior is great for couples and families.

    We had lunch & some beers here. We liked the beers so we bought some to take home with us They also sell hats, t-shirts & other small souvenirs. The restaurant may be open only during high season...

  • Dooshel
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Kaisougunkiminochou Kamataki 417-3
    Dooshel is a bakery located in Kamataki, Kimino Town, Kaiso County. The bakery sells different kinds of bread made with seasonal Wakayama fruits and home-grown wheat. They also serve lunch and drinks in the cafe. The views from their unique location on top of the hill are also part of its charm.

    What a nice atmosphere and view in front!! Sea is visible in the distance between the mountains. Sure you will put yourself, all your body systems compretly in the nature! Enjoy yourself! (It...

  • Fukubishi Kagerou Café
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou 1279-3
    A café located along the sea in Shirahama Town, Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture situate next to Fukubishi, a long-standing Japanese and Western sweet producer which was founded in 1933. The café’s large menu includes kagerou, a renowned sweet from the Nanki Shirahama area, fresh kagerou only sold here, breakfast dishes, cutlet sandwiches, matcha green tea, light meals, and more. The airy terrace seating area looks out over the harbor, and from here you can take a break and feel like you’re at a resort.
  • Tsumugi Cafe
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    4.0
    19 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou 2927-1704
    You’ll find this cafe near the famous “Sandanbeki cave” tourist spot in Shirahama Town of Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture. The Oriental ambience features various Turkish articles, lamps, and more, and you can see the beautiful sea and sunset from the window. There are mini private rooms separated by partitions as well as sofas, so many customers like to relax here. The menu includes hamburgs, pasta, kebabs, and oven-baked pancakes for teatime and dessert.

    昨夜、ディナータイムで初訪問しましたがとっても気に入って翌日ランチタイムに再訪しました。 トルコ雑貨やモザイクランプに囲まれたソファ席で店内にはトルコのラジオが流れて、まるでトルコのお友達のお家にお邪魔したかのようにくつろげます。 ランチタイムではキョフテとケバブサンドを注文、デザートには窯焼きパンケーキとバクラヴァとチャイを注文しました。 バクラヴァとケバブサンドは、昨夜も注文したのですがまた食...

  • Shojin Cafe Foi
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Shintori 3-3-1
    This is a cafe offering Buddhist vegetarian cuisine one road off of the Keyaki main street in Shintori 3-chome, Wakayama City. Of course shunning fish and meat, they also refrain from using any vegetables with the strong smell of chive or garlic in their original Shojin cuisine. They serve yakuzen-nabe (medicinal herb hotpot), curry, cutlet and rice bowl with sauce, pasta and sandwiches, as well as handmade sweets such as cakes without milk or eggs, and Snowflake Ice using Taiwanese shaved ice.

    I visited this restaurant on many occasions during my two years in Wakayama. The food is amazing and I really loved the atmosphere of the place. If you are visiting Wakayama you must stop by to try...

  • cafe FAB
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou 1111-47
    A café easily identifiable by its yellow wooden siding. The café is situated along Prefectural Route 31 traveling from Kumano Sansho-jinja Shrine towards the Jokiin Temple. The café’s most popular item is its Hamburg steak gratin. Consisting of a piping hot Hamburg steak covered with a cream sauce and cheese, it’s perfect for a relaxing lunch. The café’s extensive menu also includes 50 varieties of black tea and 15 varieties of cheesecake plus other desserts. Not to mention seasonal and limited time only teas and sweets. The crispy waffle, ice cream, and whipped cream “Waffle Set” is a signature dessert frequently ordered by locals.

    Being a kiwi I was excited to find a character cafe run by a couple who care about their food and the presentation of their cafe. A bright sunny yellow decor with Beatles music and magazines to read...

  • Kominka Cafe Kuroe Nurimonokan
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Kainan-shi Kuroe 680
    "This cafe is in a refurbished lacquer artisan's town house from the Edo period. Their meals come served in the lacquerware you'd expect from a town where it was a major industry. Their dark black beef “Kuroe Curry"" is named after the area and gets its distinctive curry powder from a blend of bamboo charcoal and budo-sansho Japanese pepper from Kainan City and Kimino Town. They use wild rice. They also sell lacquerware, display it in their gallery, and hold Negoro lacquerware polishing workshops."

    江戸時代の塗師町家を改修した古民家のお店です。漆器販売やギャラリーのほか、漆器技法体験もされていました。また、カフェでは、きれいな漆器の器で地元食材を使った食事をいただくことがでました。

  • Seiryotei
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Higashimuro-gun Nachikatsuuracho Nachisan 166
    This tearoom is situated along the way to Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine on Mt. Nachi, and is located on the site of the Jippoin, a building used to accommodate retired emperors when making the pilgrimage to the three grand shrines of the Three Main Kumano Shrines in the Middle Ages. The tearoom is a great place to stop by on the way to or from the shrine. In addition to matcha green tea and desserts such as zenzai sweet azuki bean soup with chestnuts, hiyashi-ame chilled jelly, the tearoom also serves soba and udon noodles. The tearooms handmade cheesecake and kudzu starch cakes are available for takeout, as well. Other beverages from the tearoom's extensive menu of drinks include homemade Japanese plum juice and coffee made with famous spring water.

    ランチの代わりに、パンケーキとコーヒーを頂きました。コーヒーは良かったのですが、パンケーキは自分でも焼けそうでした。口コミだと、チーズケーキが美味しいらしいので、選択ミスでした。窓に面した席に座ったので、緑の森の向こうに那智の滝を見ながら、静かな店内でゆっくり、歩き疲れた足を休めることができました。店先の庭園も素敵です。

  • Hashiori-chaya
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Tanabeshi Nakahechichouchikatsuyu 907-2
    A restaurant and souvenir shop located in Nakahechi Town, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture adjoining the Chikatsuyu Oji, one of the 99 Oji (small shrines) situated along the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage route. The shop sells pieces by local pottery artists, dyed goods, miso, and other local specialty products. In the dining space, you can enjoy kamatama udon noodles made with local vegetables and daily lunch specials. There’s a footbath outside where you can soothe tired feet while sipping authentic siphon coffee.

    We visited this family fun cafe twice, once for afternoon coffee and once for breakfast. It also supplied our bento box dinner at our accommodation (called Happiness) and our bento box lunch for...

  • Coffee Mokuren
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Shimazakicho 3-27
    This coffee shop serving Nel drip coffee brewed using in-house roasted beans is situated along Janjan Yokocho Alley. In addition to the coffee, its desserts and sandwiches are also delicious. The shop offers several varieties of both blended and single origin brews; the full-bodied dark roast Mokuren Blend is particularly recommended. The popular Coffee Kumikyoku parfait, only available from June to September, is made with coffee kanten algae gelatin, coffee ice cream, granite, whipped cream, and a cinnamon cookie. The shop also sells whole and ground coffee beans.

    Intimate, artsy coffee house with a perfectionist brewing approach.. coffee as an art form (but affordable)...with tea and menu alongside..Shimazaki area worth a few hours to wander through

  • Roji Cafe
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Tanakamachi 5-1-2
    This café is located on a road just east of the National Route in Tanakamachi, Wakayama City. The café is inside a private house built immediately after the war, and serves both food and desserts. On Fridays, there are also events where bread and muffins and even accessories are sold here.

    古民家の中、アジア料理を中心に美味しいごはんが食べれます。和歌山駅が近いため行きやすいです。唐揚げが大好きです。

  • Kataribasa
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Tomodachou 4-1-8
    Kataribasa is a charming Italian cafe with a stylish Japanese interior located about five minutes on foot from JR Wakayama Station. The cafe offers a fine menu for both lunch and dinner. Their coffee made with original coffee beans and homemade pound cake is a must for tea time. And meals for both lunch and dinner are generous in size. Kataribasa also sells their original blended coffee beans by the gram so you can enjoy their great tasting coffee at home.

    JR和歌山駅正面口から徒歩5分ほどのところにあるおしゃれなカフェ。アルコールもおいているので、仕事帰りの一杯にもおすすめです。

  • Oyatsu no Jikan Cafe Style
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Itogunkudoyamachou Kudoyama 555-19
    A cafe housed in a remodeled former ryokan inn located in Kudoyama Town, Ito County, Wakayama Prefecture, an area connected to Warring States period samurai Sanada Yukimura. As befitting a former ryokan, the café’s interior, reminiscent of an old-fashioned Japanese home, is quiet and subdued. From the Japanese-style room on the second floor, patrons can enjoy a meal or a cup of tea while gazing out over a tranquil rural landscape. The café’s lunches, made with enzyme brown rice and an abundance of local vegetables, are particularly popular. The café’s smooth Sanada pudding can be lined up in two rows of three to create Sanada Yukimura’s banner emblem of six squares in six circles.

    I was going to catch the train when I ran into a sign that pointed to a café. So I followed it and came to what looked like a neat old house just a block off the main tourist path. It actually was...

  • Cafe Bocu
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    5.0
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Tanabeshi Nakahechichouchikatsuyu 203
    This privately-owned café in the heart of the mountains in Nakahechi Town, Tanabe City, Wakayama, operates out of a 100-year-old Japanese home. The female Osakan owner provides a warm atmosphere. Their plate lunches which use plenty of brown rice and pesticide-free vegetables, as well as their homemade bread made with natural yeast, are very popular, drawing many fans from far and wide. Their natural yeast bread is also available to take-out.

    We found this great small resto by asking some locals, a lunch stop off the Kumano Kodo trail. Excellent set lunch meal, fresh flavors, brightly colored and carefully served. Its not so easy to...

  • F-no-Katte Farm-to-Table Restaurant
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Nishimuro-gun Kamitondacho Ikuma 523-3
    This is a cafe and farm-to-table shop located along the Kuchikumano Romantic Highway, adjacent to Hiko Goro Park, a seven-minute drive from the Kamitonda Interchange on the Kisei Expressway. Customers can enjoy light meals and drinks made with locally grown fruits and vegetables. Its Soup Lunch consists of seasonal soups made from vegetables sourced directly from local farms, deli servings of seasonal vegetables, meat, or fish, a salad made with local vegetables and topped with a dressing made in-house, and rice or bread. Another popular option is the Seasonal Cake Set, which comes with the customer's choice of beverage. In addition to selling locally produced agricultural products, the shop also holds agriculture-related participatory events throughout the year.

    近隣市町村の地元を離れていますが、帰省時にランチに行きました。 素朴なお店ですが、ご夫婦(?)の雰囲気もステキですし、地元の素材を使ったお料理はおいしくて、老母と一緒に行きましたがお気に入りになりました。黒米を使ったご飯も健康的。食後に紅茶とミニデザートを頂きました。 店内のミニ野菜直売も楽しいです。また帰省時には行きたいです。

  • Restaurant Shippo
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Higashimuro-gun Taijicho Moriura 733-26
    This restaurant is located on the grounds of the Dolphin Resort. Here customers can eat the unique whale cuisine of Taiji Town, including crunchy tatsuta-age, bacon, and himono sun-dried whale. The Shippo Teishoku meal is particularly recommend and comes with the above whale dishes as well as tuna. The restaurant offers a variety of other set meals and donburi rice bowls, as well as a full array of staples like curry, pasta, and ramen. Dolphin sumiso (garnished with vinegared miso) and oroshi ponzu (ponzu citrus sauce mixed with grated daikon) is also available in limited quantities.

    ドルフィンリゾートに寄った帰りに伺いました。 しっぽ定食 クジラの刺し身、竜田揚げ、さらしクジラ、クジラベーコン、マグロの刺し身、お味噌汁、ごはん、小鉢のひじき 唐揚げ定食、エビフライ定食、単品でイルカポン酢 をいただきました。 くじらやイルカはクセがありますので、好みの分かれるところだと思います。 くじらの町らしいものが食べられて、良かったです。

  • ARGO
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    3.0
    4 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Kada 2201-458
    This log house-style cafe stands on a hill. From the cafe's windows and terrace seating area, customers can take in the spectacular scenery of the Kitan Strait. The cafe's cakes and light foods such as curry, pastas, and pizza are all made by the family which owns the establishment. The no-bake cheesecake is particularly popular because of its rich flavor and creamy texture. The cafe also serves an array of black teas, herbal tea and fruit juice blends, and other beverages; coffee is served in a small pot containing enough for two cups, ensuring you can take your time while experiencing the beautiful view.

    加太駅からこんな細い住宅街を・・と思いながら登っていくこと10分ぐらいですかね・・。その日はカレーのランチでした。2時ごろ着いたのですがそれでも3組ランチをしていました。寒い日だったので入り口側の席しか空いてなくて人が出入りするなか寒かったです。なすのカレーとビーフカレーと迷い、ビーフカレーに。900円ぐらいでした。お皿いっぱいのカレーは辛いのが苦手な私でも全然食べられるぐらいの良いおいしさでした...

  • CAFE'ZIN
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Nishimuro-gun Shirahamacho 1366-6
    This cafe is about 20 minutes via National Route 42 from the Nanki Tanabe Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway. This coffee shop, managed by two generations of the same family for about 40 years, is located near Shirahama Hot Spring. The light and airy cafe with huge windows is a favorite spot for local residents to relax. In addition to a retro menu of freshly ground coffee, hot dogs made according to the original owner's recipe, and mixed juices, the cafe serves chewy bagel sandwiches made with low-calorie bagels from Canada. Available drinks include Kumano-produced Jabara Cider, a carbonated beverage made from citrus fruits.

    おすすめはなんといってもミックスジュース!懐かしい味がします。ケーキセットやソフトクリームもあるので、飲んだ後にも。白良浜からも近いです。オーナーさんも気さくです。

  • Sabo Kafuugetsu
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Shingushi Kamihonmachi 1-2-2
    A Japanese café located right in front of the approach to Kumano Hayatama Taisha Shrine. The small café incorporates naturally growing trees into its exterior design, giving it a soft, subdued atmosphere. The café’s signature meal is its Iwashimizu pork loin shabushabu set meal. Rose on spring water deep in the mountains, Iwashimizu pork loin is said to have twice the amount of umami flavor-producing substances as conventional pork. The café also offers popular local dishes like meharisushi rice balls wrapped in pickled mustard greens and aosa soba noodles made with sea lettuce nori and Wakayama plums. For coffee, the café uses aromatic and sweet-smelling top class UCC premium special beans. In addition, the café offers an abundant variety of healthy items like tofu cake and bitter melon juice.

    熊野速玉大社鳥居のすぐそばの和風のカフェです。来店時間がランチタイムを過ぎており、おかずがなくなってしまったので、蕎麦かうどんしかできないと言われ、冷たい蕎麦を、連れは温かいあおさ蕎麦を頼みました。冷たい蕎麦はつけ汁の味が異様に濃く、つまんだ蕎麦の先だけ汁をつけて食べる「そば通」の食べ方で、連れのあおさ蕎麦は甘みのつよいかけ汁にあおさたがっぷり入っており、こちらを頼めばよかったと後悔しきり。旅から...

  • Café Petra no Sato
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    2.5
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou 2927-1790
    You’ll find this cafe in the hills of Shirahama Town in Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture. The two-story log cabin really brings out the feel of the wood. The tables are made of zelkova wood and there’s a hearth as well, giving the interior a very homey feeling. You can see the sun set over the Pacific Ocean from the deck thanks to the cafe’s great location. You’ll feel like you’re at a resort as you enjoy their famous organic coffee and sweets made with local “Jabara” citrus fruit.

    ネットの情報を見て、立ち寄りましたが、残念ながら期待はずれでした。一般の人には向かない知り合いの方の憩いの場としての喫茶店でした。

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Wakayama prefecture unites pilgrims, food lovers, and culture buffs in a tranquil corner of Japan at the base of the Kii Peninsula. The setting for many a Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail, Wakayama invites those in search of spirituality from one side of the prefecture to the other, from the 100-plus Buddhist temples of the sacred Mount Koya in the west to the inspiring temples of the Kumano Sanzan set among breathtaking nature in the east. Once the grueling hike is complete, make a beeline for Wakayama city to savor some of the country's most delicious ramen noodles.

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