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  • Korokke no Mitsuwa
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 12-33
    This deep-fried food delicatessen is located alongside the ramen shop Shokubo Yumejikon in front of the Botchan Karakuri Clock at the entrance to the Dogo Shopping Street. Their popular products include their Jaco Cutlet, a crispy breaded fried mix of minced fish and vegetables. Having appeared in numerous forms of media and gourmet TV programs, they are well known as one of Ehime's gourmet delicacies. Other great fried foods perfect for eating while you explore the area are their Iyo beef croquette, their pork and ginger croquette, and their tatsuta-age, a deep-fried fish or meat marinated in soy sauce and other flavors, and coated with potato starch. You can also enjoy piping hot deep-fried food at the ramen shop next-door.
  • Tanaka Kamaboko (Main Shop)
    6 Reviews
    Ehime Pref. Uwajimashi Chuouchou 1-6-15
    This long-standing kamaboko (steamed seasoned fish paste) manufacturer was first opened in Uwajima in 1888 and stands alongside Odawara and Akashi, as one of Japan's three most famous producers of kamaboko. They make Yakinuki-style (Roasting cooking method) salt-only flavored kamaboko using fresh local Uwajima lizardfish. It's characterized by its tender constancy and crisp flavor. They offer a wide variety of fish products including chikuwa (tube-shaped fish paste), dried young sardines, sumaki fish strips, and Uwajima specialty Jako-ten, which is a fried fish paste with the skin and bones included. The kamaboko and Jako-ten assortments make for great gifts and souvenirs.

    アーケードからすぐ。駅からも自転車だとどうってことない近さ。 店舗の横に窓口があってそこで揚げたてをいただけます。 また、本店側は手押しじゃこ天と普通のじゃこ天があります。 材料のすり身が違うらしいので風味が異なります。 クレジットカードOK

  • Shu-chan Hiroba
    Ehime Pref. Saijoushi Tambarachouikeda 290
    First opened in 2006, this is Shikoku's largest direct sales depot. Here you can buy and sell fresh, safe, delicious produce at low prices that you couldn't find outside of a direct sales depot because they purchase produce at low price directly from the makers. Along with the expected seasonal fruits and vegetables you'll be able to find everything in this Farmer's Goods-Local Goods shop including meat products, fresh fish, dairy goods, and gifts. There's also Shu-chan's Marugoto Cafe which offers light meals such as curry and hot sandwiches as well as fresh 100% fruit juice and smoothies and soft serve ice cream. You can also eat food you've bought from the shop in the cafe. A popular menu item is the Melon Mountain which uses an entire half of a melon.
  • Hoshika no Yubeshi (Higashi-machi Shop)
    Ehime Pref. Saijoushi Higashimachi 225-2
    A long-standing Japanese confectioner that first opened in 1867. The origins of yubeshi, a sweet yuzu-citrus flavored steamed dumpling, is said to date back to the Ashikaga-period where it was a preserved food for warriors and high-class family celebrations. The shop first began when they made maru-yubeshi by hollowing a yuzu citrus and filling it with a mix of sugar, miso, rice flour and mochi flour before steaming it then presenting it to the then lord of the Saijo region, Matsudaira Sakyo. Along with their maru-yubeshi, which takes two to three months to make, they also offer other products such as a bite-size yubeshi baked covered in natural bamboo, and a yuneri made from boiling yuzu-citrus skins with sugar and soy sauce.
  • Kawachiya Kamaboko, Inc. Ebisu-machi Shop
    Ehime Uwajima-shi Ebisumachi 2
    This kamaboko fish cake specialist is in Ebisu Town 2-chome, Uwajima City. They use fresh local fish in traditional methods to create kamaboko flavor passed down for over 150 years. You can also get the local Uwajima specialty Jako-ten fried whitebait cake, as well as Uwajima-kamaboko and Eso-tenmade with locally caught lizard fish (eso).
  • Akoyahime Kisaiya Hiroba Shop
    Ehime Uwajima-shi Bentencho 1-318-16
    This delicatessen is located inside of the Roadside Station Minato Oasis Uwajima Kisaiya Plaza in Benten-cho 1-Chome, Uwajima City. The shop sells side dishes, bento boxes, and other items made that make use of local specialties. This includes their pearl croquettes, the shop’s flagship item, which are made with the adductor muscles of Akoya pearl oysters.
  • Nonaka Kamaboko Shop
    Ehime Uwajima-shi Horibatacho 1-53
    This kamaboko shop is located in Horibata-cho, Uwajima City. It sells a number of processed seafood products including jakoten, a specialty of Uwajima. These fried fish cakes are made with minced small fry, which are not usually used to make kamaboko. Other offerings include their “teoshi tempura,” a version of jakoten made only with savoury and chewy bonito belly, as well as kamaboko made with lizardfish. The shop makes its products the old-fashioned way using exclusively fresh fish.
  • Nakamuraya Kamaboko Shop
    Ehime Imabari-shi Tokiwacho 1-4-3
    This kamaboko fish cake specialist is Tokiwacho 1-chome, Imabari city. The main ingredient of the kamaboko fish cake they sell is lizardfish caught in the Seto Inland Sea, which is then hand-processed by skilled craftspeople. Some of their most popular items include local specialty Jako Katsu, made from breaded and fried Jako-ten whitebait fish cake, or the thinly sliced and fried Kamaboko Chips.
  • Ebi-chikuwa no Sato
    Ehime Shikokuchuo Sangawacho 1182
    This kamaboko fish cake specialist is on national route 11 in Sangawa-cho, Shikokuchuo city. They make and sell a variety of fish cake products like chikuwa, kamaboko, and tempura (satsuma age fried fish cake), all made with fresh seafood from the Seto Inland Sea. They also make the Toyo area specialty of ebichikuwa, made from minced shrimp and white-fish mixed with house-made tofu and roasted.
  • Shinonome Kamaboko
    3 Reviews
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Okaido 3-7-4
    This kamaboko fish cake specialist is in the Matsuyama Ropeway shopping street, in Okaido 3-chome, Matsuyama city. They use locally caught seafood and no artificial colorings in their carefully crafted fish cake. They sell a wide variety of fish cake foods, like the local specialty Jako-ten whitebait fishcake, kamaboko made from seasonal fish, and Agemaki made from kamaboko fish cake wrapped in fried tofu.

    松山ロープウェイへ向かう商店街の途中の右側でじゃこ天を売っています。 店前の出店では揚げじゃこ天も売っていてそちらも美味しそうでした。 今回食べた普通のじゃこ天も、とても美味しかったです。

  • Kasho Utsuboya Main Shop
    Ehime Matsuyama-shi Hiratamachi 230
    This Japanese sweets shop is located on National Route 196 in Hirata-machi, Matsuyama City. It makes and sells a variety of Japanese sweets. Their three-colored Botchan-dango dumplings are flavored with green tea (green), white adzuki bean (yellow), and red adzuki bean (brown), respectively. Their Mitsumame Dorayaki feature a sweetened bean paste f illing made with Dainagon adzuki beans, green peas, and white kidney beans sandwiched between two pancakes. Another offering is taruto, a local confection that features sweet red bean paste rolled up in castella cake.
  • Omogo Specialty Goods Development Center
    2 Reviews
    Ehime Kamiukena-gun Kumakogencho Ainoki 26
    This produce sales shop is inside Omogofurusato no Eki on prefectural route 12, in Ainoki, Kumakogen town, Kamiukena. They sell local seasonal farm produce, blueberry jam made with local ingredients, 11 kinds of soft-serve ice cream, and processed foods like sansho miso made with Japanese pepper. Their most popular item, Omogo Konjac comes in three varieties: raw namaimo, sashimi, and spicy.


  • Minami no Kajitsuen News
    Ehime Nishiuwa-gun Ikatacho Kawachi 1448-1
    This citrus farmer’s market is located on the Sadamisaki Melody Line in Kawachi, Ikata Town, Nishiuwa County. It sells seasonal citrus fruit grown at the company’s farm as well as juice and other processed products. Visitors can also eat ice cream made with frozen seasonal citrus and drink fresh squeezed juice.
  • Hoshika no Yubeshi
    Ehime Saijo-shi Nishidako 538-2 (Ishizuchi Jinja-mae Sando Yoko)
    This Japanese confection shop located on National Route 11 in Nishida, Saijo City was founded in the late Edo period. Its flagship product is Yubeshi, a sweet made from glutinous rice flour, white miso paste, and yuzu citrus that was even presented to the lord of the Saijo Domain by the shop’s founder. One of the many varieties of Yubeshi offered include Maru-Yubeshi, which features Yubeshi stuffed into a hollowed-out yuzu citrus. Other offerings include sweets such as their Yuzu Monaka and Brandy Cakes as well as Yuneri, a salty-sweet confection made by boiling yuzu citrus peel with sugar and soy sauce.
  • Uedaya Honten
    1 Reviews
    Ehime Seiyo-shi Uwacho Unomachi 2-323
    This Japanese sweets shop is located Unomachi 2-Chome, Uwa-cho, Seiyo City. Its specialty is Keisaku-mochi, a sweet that features soft gyuhi rice cake stuffed with sweetened red bean paste. The name “Keisaku” comes from the physician Ninomiya Keisaku, an Iyo native who studied western medicine under the German physician Philipp Franz von Siebold. Ninomiya is best known for having trained Kusumoto Ine, Siebold’s daughter and Japan’s first female doctor of western medicine. The shop also sells western-style confections such as fresh cream puffs.


  • Uwa Yamami Shoyu
    Ehime Seiyo-shi Uwacho Unomachi 3-179-2
    This soy sauce manufacturer is located in 3-Chome, Uwa-cho, Unomachi, Seiyo City. The soy sauce is made using traditional methods and handmade yeast. In addition to usukuchi, koikuchi and soy sauce mixtures for cooking, the store also sells sea urchin soy sauce, made with sea urchin from the Uwa sea. The amazake rice wine made with local rice is also very popular.
  • Limone
    Ehime Pref. Imabarishi Kamiurachouseto 2342
    A shop located on the Omishima Island in Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture along the Shimanami Kaido Expressway, commonly known as the Setouchi Shimanami Kaido Expressway opened by a married couple who moved here from Tokyo. The shop’s white walls, tiled roof, and blue window frames give it a cute look. Limone sells lemonade, liqueurs, and original sweets made using organic and pesticide-free citrus fruits grown by the couple. The shop’s invigorating lemon cookies and iced mochas make popular souvenirs as well as snacks to enjoy while driving through the area.
  • Rokujiya Dogo Shop
    65 Reviews
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 14-22
    Approximately three minutes from Dogo Onsen Station. This long-standing homemade tart shop located on the shopping district of Dogo Onsen was established in 1933. These tarts are made by baking a sponge cake on a skillet, brushing on homemade special red bean paste by hand, and rolling each one at a time. The “Chotokusen Tart 70” celebrates their anniversary, and the castella and sweet bean jelly are all good as gifts. Enjoy the tarts and green tea set in the inner part of the eat-in area.


  • Tsuboya Kashiho
    28 Reviews
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 14-23
    About three minutes on foot from Dogo Onsen Station, this long-standing shop began in 1883 and is the birthplace of Botchan dumplings. It is a Japanese-style confectioner that also appeared in Natsume Soseki’s novel Botchan. The small dumplings arrayed on a skewer come in three colorful flavors: matcha red bean paste, white bean jam, ogura bean paste. The interior has an eat-in space, where you can enjoy a set of dumplings and tea. “Hana-no-miyako” contains an assortment of 9 varieties, including Botchan dumplings and colorful “konpeito” candy.


  • Ehime Kajitsu Club Mikan No Ki
    Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 13-15
    Located near the Yu-jinja Shrine in Dogo Onsen, the Ehime Kajitsu Club Mikan No Ki specializes in selling Ehime citrus fruits and processed goods. The citrus soft-serve ice cream, mikan gelatin, and fruit juice are famous. The Iyokan gelato is an original product only available here. It’s the perfect place to stop in on a stroll after a soak in the onsen. The citrus fruits available depend on the time of harvest, so you get the benefit of always enjoying a different flavor each season you visit.

Ehime Areas


Stretched across the northwest corner of Shikoku island, Ehime is a nature-rich prefecture boasting beautiful coastlines and a rural center where mountains play host to 26 of the Buddhist temples that make up the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Matsuyama is home to an original post-feudal castle as well as Dogo Onsen, one of the country's oldest natural hot springs. The northern city of Imabari marks the entrance to the Shimano Kaido, a road that crosses six spectacular bridges and several islands, forming a route between Shikoku and mainland Honshu.

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