Groceries Spots in Oita Area

  • B-speak
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    4.0
    519 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Pref. Yufushi Yufuinchoukawakami 3040-2
    A roll cake specialty shop opened by Sanso Murata, a high-class ryokan (Japanese style hotel) in Yufuin Onsen in 1999, pioneering the roll cake trend in the nation. The shop’s lightly sweet cakes pay special attention to the balance between the cake and cream, ensuring a delicate flavor that is hard to get tired of. In addition to roll cakes, the shop offers galettes and florentins to customers dining in. A five-minute walk from JR Yufuin Station.

    We got the chocolate roll in small size. It was soooooo good. Not too sweet or too tough. My bf doesnt like dessert much but he seemed to be enjoy eating it!

  • Kuju Winery
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    4.0
    58 Reviews
    Shopping
    Oita Pref. Taketashi Kujumachikuju Hiraki 3990-1
    A winery situated along Prefectural Route 669 in Kuju, Kuju-machi, Taketa City. The winery’s vineyard faces the Kuju Mountains and the winery harnesses the extreme temperature variations between night and day, characteristics of the highland climate, to grow its grapes and produce its wines. Visitors can sample the winery’s wines for free in the shop, and in addition to wine, they can purchase grape juice and local specialty products. The winery’s adjoining restaurant serves oven baked pizzas and other Italian dishes, and here customers can enjoy the winery’s own wines as well as highland vegetables.

    underwhelmimg experience wines are under par by Japanese wines standards. Not the friendliest staff.

  • Yufuin Yufufu
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    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Pref. Yufushi Yufuinchoukawakita 2-1
    A Western confectionary shop located in Kawakita, Yufuin-cho, Yufu City. The shop sells sweets made by the hands of seasoned pros using only the choicest ingredients, including fresh milk and eggs stocked daily. In addition to dozens of cakes and baked sweets, the shop sells signature Yufuin egg roll cakes and silky Yufu Highland pudding.

    visited on 11 dec 2019. rude japanese old service man. we ordered one pudding & one roll for 2 of us. As there was no more cake roll on display i ask if there is any. He shouted one or two. I should...

  • Kitsuki Furusato Sangyo-kan
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    13 Reviews
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    Oita Kitsuki-shi Kitsuki 665-172
    A local specialty products shop located in Kitahama, Kitsuki City. The shop sells famous green and black teas; chirimen dried whitebait, large-tooth flounder, and other seafood products; agricultural products; local liquors; crafts; and more. There's an adjoining restaurant and cafe corner where you can enjoy local dishes made with local cuisine and Kitsuki black tea.

    お土産物屋さんと観光案内所が併設されています。杵築観光のお得なクーポン「杵築まち歩きプラン」が買えるし、駐車場が無料でここに車を置いて武家屋敷観光に行けるので、観光のスタートに最適です。

  • Confectionery Hana Koji Kikuya
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    17 Reviews
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    Oita Pref. Yufushi Yufuinchoukawakami 1524-1 Yodo no Yoritomo
    Located a 15-minute walk from JR Yufuin Station close to the entrance of Yasuragi Yu no Tsubo Yokocho alley, this confectionary shop offers a variety of famed Oita sweets perfect for buying as souvenirs. Confectionery Hana Koji Kikuya’s own “yufuin sosaku-gashi” is particularly well renowned, and the shop’s pudding dorayaki—pudding sandwiched between two soft dorayaki cakes—is so popular, it has even been featured on television. Hana Koji Kikuya’s selections also make popular snacks for eating on the go. “The Mitsuemon, “sold only when sweet potatoes are in season in fall and winter, has fans nationwide.

    ※正確には湯の坪横丁の菊家ではなく駐車場の前にある店舗のほうの事です。 ぷりんどらをお土産にするべく、花麹菊家をナビで検索したら車が入れない道端沿いでナビ終了して困っていたら、駐車場を見つけたので車を止めてきょろきょろしていると、道を挟んで目の前の大きな和菓子屋さんの入口に「ぷりんどら」ののぼりを発見。入って店員さんに聞くと、駐車場の下に降りて歩いて散策できる小路があり、そこにあるとのこと。でもこ...

  • Saiki Umi no Ichiba Maru
    Shopping
    Oita Saiki Kazuraminato 3-21
    "A market located in Kazura Port in Saiki City. The market sells fresh, local seafood caught that day, processed marine products, and local agricultural and specialty products. There's also an eat-in space where visitors can enjoy sides and foods they have purchased, like the ""Okonomi Sushi"" set, which comes with your choice of sushi. The adjoining Marukai restaurant serves gozen meals, donburi rice bowls, and other dishes with a focus on seafood from the Bungo Channel, including a seasonal donburi meal, the most popular item on the menu; hot rice meal with Bungo seafood; and seafood tempura rice bowl."
  • YUFUIN KASHIKOUBOU GOEMON
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Pref. Yufushi Yufuinchoukawakami 1984-212
    A Western confectionary shop adjoining the Ryokan Yufusan inn situated along Prefectural Route 11 in Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu City. The shop’s deliciously creamy and smooth signature half-baked cheesecake is made with Australian cheese and fresh eggs. The shop sells other Western style confections, as well, like roll cakes.
  • Hanayori
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Pref. Yufushi Yufuinchoukawakami 1488-1
    A Japanese confection shop located in Yufuincho, Yufu City, Oita Prefecture located a one-minute walk from Lake Kinrin. This elegant shop, surrounded by trees, is filled with sweets masterfully crafted with the choicest of ingredients, such as only the smallest of renowned Hokkaido adzuki beans. The shop’s most popular item is its fresh yokan (sweet bean jelly), which is not overly sweet and leaves a clean aftertaste. The rich egg and honey flavor of Hanayori’s dorayaki (sponge cakes with filling) is perfectly matched by the sweetness of its coarse red bean paste filling; they also make a popular snack to enjoy while strolling about Yufuin.
  • Kayashima Sake Brewing
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    Oita Kunisaki-shi Kunisakimachi Tsunai 392-1
    This longstanding sake brewery, established in 1873 and known for its Nishinoseki brand of refined sakes, is a 10-minute drive from the Oita Airport. Unswayed by trends and fads, the brewery continues to promote the quality of handcraftsmanship and refine traditional production methods which fully draw out the innate flavor of sake. The brewery's Nishinoseki brand was so named in the late 19th century in the hope that it could come to symbolize sake in western Japan. Also the company's most recognizable brand, Nishinoseki sakes are created with the aim of drawing out the innate deliciousness of Japanese sake, harmoniously balancing sweetness, tartness, dryness, bitterness, and astringency. In Sake Gallery Tozai on the brewery's grounds, you can sample and purchase the company's beverages.
  • Barae Tea Wakatake-en Funai Town Main Restaurant
    Shopping
    Oita Oita-shi Funaimachi 2-4-5
    This tea shop, established in 1878, is a five-minute walk from JR Oita Station. The shop carries renowned teas carefully selected from areas across the country, as well as kyusu teapots and other tea utensils. The shop's famous Kyushu tea three variety assortment is particularly recommended; made with choice leaves from specially contracted farms blended according to a proprietary technique in use since the shop was founded, the assortment makes it possible for you to taste and compare sencha and tamaryokucha green tea from Yame, Ureshino, and Chiran. The shop also has a rentable tearoom, and a cafe where you can enjoy matcha green tea soft-serve ice cream and other highly original, seasonal items.
  • Kabo Izumiya
    Shopping
    Oita Taketa-shi Kujumachi Kuju 4048-15
    This shop, a 30-minute drive from JR Bungo-Taketa Station, is located on the Kuju Highland and makes and sells KUJU'S yogurt as well as premium ice cream. KUJU's is a cheese-like yogurt produced according to a method based on the recipe for making skyr, a cultured dairy product from Iceland. Customers can enjoy it plain as well as flavors such as strawberry and blueberry. Recommended soft-serve ice cream flavors include black sesame, the shop's most popular variety; and the milk ice cream topped with piping hot caramel sauce.
  • Tajimaya Roho
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    Oita Taketa-shi Taketamachi 40
    This longstanding Japanese confectionary shop, a 10-minute walk from JR Bungo-Taketa Station, is the oldest such establishment in the prefecture, having been established in 1804. In the Edo period, the shop was an official purveyor of confections to the bygone Oka Domain. The shop's signature Mikasano and Kojo no Tsuki confections were originally officially presented to the lords of the domain; even today, they are popular and are two of Taketa's most well-known Japanese sweets. Depending on the time of day, you can watch Mikasano being made, and enjoy fresh baked ones along with a cup of tea in the adjoining Sabo Dandan cafe. The shop also sells seasonal namagashi fresh Japanese confections.
  • Konditorei MOMO
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Hita-shi Chuo 1-3-5 Katsuki Building 1F
    "This Western confectionary shop is a five-minute walk from Hita Station. The shop sells baked sweets and homemade cakes incorporating an abundance of local specialty products and produce from local farms. The shop's signature products are particularly popular, such as its choux cremes, which became so well-known by word of mouth, they were renamed the ""much talked about"" choux cremes; and Kokoro chocolate cake, which won a Monde Selection award in 2008."
  • Inaka-an
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Hita-shi Mamedamachi 146-1
    This longstanding Japanese-style sweets cafe, established in 1967, stands on the Mamedamachi Shopping Street' Miyuki-dori Street a four-minute drive from the Hita Interchange and a five-minute walk from Hita Station. The cafe's signature ohagi bean jam cakes are made by hand utilizing highly refined production methods and using ingredients chosen with the utmost care, including not just the azuki bean jam filling and glutinous rice exterior, but even the sugar. These ohagi come in three flavors - anko bean jam, kinako toasted soybean flour, and ume Japanese plum; customers can order as few as two ohagi and takeout is also possible. In addition to sweets, the cafe serves savory foods such as an Inaka-an Set meal, and shiitake mushroom curry. The cafe also serves a variety of seasonal items.
  • Asahimanju
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Hita-shi Mamedamachi 5-20
    This longstanding Japanese confectionary shop, established in 1865, stands on the Mamedamachi Shopping Street's Kamimachi-dori Street a five-minute drive from the Hita Interchange and a 20-minute walk from Hita Station as well as the Hita Bus Terminal. As hinted at by its name, the shop only sells manju steamed buns; of particular note are the shop's Kangien buns and Shufuan buns, inspired by the local historic Kangien school, which are filled with a matcha green tea filling. The shop's large and original kuri soba manju buns, stuffed with a large chestnut, are also famous, and have gained widespread popularity through word of mouth. As the shop closes when its stock for the day runs out, prospective customers are recommended to make a reservation in advance.
  • Akashi Hita Yokan Honpo
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Oita Hita-shi Mamedamachi 8-15
    This longstanding Western confectionary shop, established in 1891, stands on the Mamedamachi Shopping Street's Miyuki-dori Street a five-minute drive from Hita Station as well as the Hita Interchange. As hinted at by its name, the shop primarily sells yokan jelly. The shop's Akashi Hita Yokan jelly is made by hand according to a traditional recipe. Sold as single large blocks wrapped in attractive packaging, as the jelly nears its best-by date, the surface gradually saccharifies and turns white. Happily, customers can also choose jelly wrapped in packs designed to prevent this saccharification from occurring if they so desire. The shop's exquisite yuzu citrus fruit yokan jelly is only available for a limited time each year.
  • Kannawa Butaman Honpo
    Shopping
    Oita Beppushi-shi Ida 3
    "This butaman steamed pork bun shop was started by a group of local amateur housewives. The shop's original signature ""hell-steamed"" pork buns are cooked using steam venting from a hot spring. The shop also sells buns with shiso leaves which are popular with women; pink pork buns modeled after women's breasts; frozen buns; and butaman gift sets which come with standard butaman buns, shiso buns, and pink buns. The shop also offers a home delivery service at the front of the establishment."
  • Gokokuya
    Shopping
    Oita Beppushi-shi Kannawa Miyuki 5 Kumi
    "This soft-serve ice cream shop is located near the Shiraike Jigoku, one of the ""Hells of Beppu"" (visually stunning hot springs which are meant to be viewed rather than bathed in). The shop's signature product is its ice cream made with milk cream and fermenting mash from Mugikura. Other exquisite ice creams customers are recommended to try include the premium fresh cream soft-serve ice cream, and the chunky mango soft-serve ice cream. The shop also sells unusual ice creams you'll find no place else, soft as ice cream covered with a sheet of real gold leaf. In addition, the shop offers a full array of sundaes and drinks."
  • Yuzawaya
    Shopping
    Oita Beppushi-shi Kannawa Miyuki 5 Kumi1
    "This local cuisine restaurant is located near the Shiraike Jigoku, one of the ""Hells of Beppu"" (visually stunning hot springs which are meant to be viewed rather than bathed in). The restaurant serves uniquely local items such as Oita's famous dangojiru dumpling soup, ""hell steamed"" eggs, and local alcoholic beverages, as well as a variety of soba and udon noodle dishes, curry rice, and even Japanese diner staples. In addition to a la carte choices, you'll find a full array of set meals, all of which come with ""hell steamed"" kamameshi rice. The popular establishment has even been featured on television."
  • Nanko Bussan
    Shopping
    Oita Beppushi-shi Kita-kannawa 1 Kumi
    This souvenir store makes and sells some 350 products, particularly confections and Japanese tsukemono pickles, such as zabon-zuke pomelo preserved in granulated sugar, a traditional and famous confection from Beppu. The store continues to make its zabon-zuke according to the same recipe and methods as when it first opened. The store's zabon-zuke can also be purchased in places such as the Oita Airport, near the Chinoike Jigoku, and near the Umi Jigoku. In addition, the shop sells peeled pomelos for a limited time each year. You can also purchase small pomelos here which are perfect for adding to a bath. The popular establishment has even been featured on television.

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A trip to Oita is tantamount to a long soak in the Beppu baths. The mountainous, coastal prefecture of Oita is renowned for having more onsen than any other prefecture in Japan, most of which lie in the city of Beppu on the west coast of Kyushu, recognizable by its pungent sulphuric aroma and the clouds of steam that puff up across the hillside. Away from the Beppu hot springs await mountains, waterfalls, and temples, so don’t hesitate to explore Oita a little further.

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