• Shushikian Osakaya

    Address :3-1-9 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3451 7465 URL:  Our business was established toward the end of the 17th century and ownership has passed from father to son for 17 generations. Our founder was originally from Osaka, but moved to Edo (present day Tokyo) in the service of a noble and opened a shop in […]

  • Sasanoyuki

    Address :2-15-10 Negishi, Taito-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3873 1145 URL:  Sasanoyuki opened its doors as a tofu restaurant in 1691. Today tofu is popular throughout the world as a health food, but this same tofu was first made by us in Tokyo 315 years ago, and from that time up until this very day we […]

  • Funabashiya

    Address :3-2-14 Kameido, koto-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3681 2784 URL:  Kuzumochi is a semi-glutinous confectionery made from the starch of the Japanese kudzu plant (arrowroot) that is sweetened and sprinkled with soybean powder. First produced in an area just northwest of Tokyo, kuzumochi soon became a favorite throughout old Edo. Funahashiya opened its doors for […]

  • Yamamotoyama

    Address :2-5-2 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3271 3361 URL:  Yamamotoyama traces its beginning back to 1690 when our founder, Kahei Yamamoto, a tea merchant in Kyoto, moved to the Nihonbashi district in central Edo (now Tokyo), an area that was starting to flourish as more and more merchants set up shop. In 1835 the […]

  • Ginza Matsuzaki Senbei

    Address :4-3-11 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3561 9811 URL:  Established in 1804, we started out producing crackers made from wheat flour and sugar, along with other toasted confectionery. In 1865 we moved to our present location in Ginza and switched to producing and selling a wide selection of “senbei”, that is, toasted and flavored […]

  • Yoshitoku

    Address :1-9-14 Asakusabashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3863 4419 URL:  Yoshitoku was established in 1711, over 300 years, ago. We have continued operation from generation to generation in the same location, and are generally considered to be the oldest doll merchant in Tokyo. Our present owner, Tokubei Yamada, represents the 12th generation. The name Yoshitoku […]

  • Baikatei

    Address :2-1-4 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3551 4660 URL:  Baikatei opened its doors in 1850 in the Odenmacho district of Edo (modern day Tokyo), and soon gained a reputation with the introduction in 1853 of its “America Manju”—the first Japanese-style confectionery ever to be baked in a bread oven. Generation after generation, to this […]

  • Chikuma Miso

    Address :1-1-15 Saga, Koto-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3641 5101 URL:  Start bean paste brewing in at the time of the Fukagawa Eitai Bridge. Predecessor in the family line of Mr. Takeguchi Sakubei Katsuyoshi who advanced to Edo from Ise Chikuma Gou(the present Mie Pref. Matsusaka City Chuuma Town) be in 1688 the Genroku first year […]

  • Toraya

    Address :4-9-22 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3408 4121 URL:  Toraya is one of the oldest makers of traditional confectionery in Japan. According to an archive, Toraya was already supplying confectionery to the Imperial Family in the 16th Century as it still does today. From the earliest times to the present day, the ownership of […]

  • Toriyasu

    Address :2-11-7 Higashinihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3862 4008 URL:  Our restaurant opened for business in 1872, and still today we serve the exact same dish–Aigamo sukiyaki–unchanged in flavor or style in well over 100 years. “Aigamo” refers to a duck that is a cross between a domestic white duck and a wild mallard. The […]

  • Chomeiji Sakuramochi

    Address :5-1-14 Mukoujima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3622 3266 URL:  We began making and selling sakuramochi in 1717. Sakuramochi begins with a thinly fried flour shell much like a crepe. In this is wrapped a dollop of sweet bean paste, and the whole thing is then wrapped in three cherry leaves that have been preserved in salt. […]

  • Echigoya

    Address :2-6-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3563 5691 URL:  Echigoya has been selling fine custom-crafted kimonos since 1755. The main material used in kimonos and obi sashes is silk, but cotton, linen and even paper are also used. Selecting only the finest fabric and thread, every kimono we sell is custom fitted and meticulously […]

  • Ubukeya

    Address :3-9-2 Nihonbashi Ningyocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3661 4851 URL:  Ubukeya began operation in Osaka in 1783. Toward the end of the Edo Period our fourth generation owner opened a store in Edo (modern day Tokyo) a few doors from our present location in the Sumiyoshi district. Western style scissors arrived in Japan with […]

  • Edoya

    Address :2-16 Nihonbashi Ohdenmacho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3664 5671 URL:  Our founder learned the craft of brush making in Kyoto, and then returned to Edo to serve as brush maker to the Tokugawa Shogunate. The demand for scrub brushes continued to grow throughout the city however, so in 1718, with official permission, he opened […]

  • Eitaro Confectionery Co. Ltd.

    Address :1-2-5 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Phone :(Toll-Free)0120 284806 URL: Eitaro Confectionery was established in 1857 at the very end of the Edo Period in the Nihonbashi District of Tokyo. At that time Nihonbashi was pretty much the political and economic center of Japan, a busy, bustling place, and the site of a large fish market. […]

  • Habutae Dango

    Address :5-54-3 Higashinippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo Phone :03 3891 2924 URL:  Dango were brought to Japan from China originally as a food offering for the gods, but in the Edo Period dango skewered on a stick became a popular treat among the common people. Tea houses sprang up along the main thoroughfares where people could stop […]