background
5 food filled reasons to visit Tokyo Station

5 food filled reasons to visit Tokyo Station

By this is japan | 2018-02-13 | 3.2k views
Tokyo Station. You're probably going to stop there for some reason if you're headed to Tokyo, since so many shinkansen lines leave from there - plus there's all the local lines too. But going to a train station solely for the food? You might think I've lost my mind, but it's actually a very worthy spot to grab yourself some grub! Here are 5 reasons why you should think about enjoying a meal or some snacks there when you're in transit!

Because there's a part of the station known as "ramen street"

Ramen Street is just as you might expect - multiple restaurants dedicated to the noodley-goodness itself. If you're traveling with several people in your group and you'd all like to try a different type of ramen, this might be the spot to do it.
via https://www.instagram.com/p/BYSduD3gwSg

You can also find vegan ramen!

If you're a vegan, don't think that Japan doesn't have ramen for you. There's a spot in Tokyo Station called T's Tantan that serves up completely vegan ramen, and they've even got vegan cup noodles you can purchase. After a side dish to go alongside your main meal? T's Tantan also do a mean soy karaage - super tasty!
via https://www.instagram.com/p/BbHYV-lA21j

You can enjoy some ekiben

Got a long shinkansen journey ahead of you that departs from Tokyo Station? It might be wise to get yourself an ekiben! Ekiben are sold at many stations, so even if you're not passing through Tokyo Station you'll still find them at various hubs - and you might be surprised at the gourmet quality of food in them.
via https://www.flickr.com/photos/victor_lee/8279850206/sizes/l/

You can stock up on Japan's favorite sweet at the Kit Kat Chocolatory 

Arguably Japan's favorite sweet treat is the humble Kit Kat - and if you're headed to Tokyo Station you ought to stop by the Kit Kat Chocolatory to stock up on goodies. They've got loads of varieties on the shelves at any one time, and are often the first spot to show off any new flavor releases.
via https://www.flickr.com/photos/tinyurbankitchen/23067126080/sizes/l/

You can try some of Japan's tastiest craft beer at Hitachino 

Japan's craft beer scene has really taken off in recent years, and Hitachino is one of the brewing companies that has been getting lots of attention for their tasty beverages. Hitachino Brewing Company started out in Ibaraki Prefecture, and now their beers are enjoyed in over 50 countries globally - pretty impressive! The brew lab here at Tokyo Station also has a variety of eats to enjoy with whatever you decide to wet your whistle with.
via https://www.instagram.com/p/BcXFjlRFgkd

Enjoy Japan, and Safe Travels!

Related Articles

Average Food Expenses per Meal in Japan – All Meals Below 1000 yen

When traveling to the other countries, you will spend plenty of time to search, check and list down how much should spend on foods. Frankly speaking, many people consider Japan is one of the world’s most expensive country. Food is the second largest expenses p

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Ueno Park With Your Family In Spring

Tokyo`s Ueno is one of the most interesting and fun places to go with your family as it has not only giant museums such as the Tokyo National Museum, educational centers such as Ueno Gakuen University, religious places such as Tosho-gu Shinto Shrine, but also

Sakura/Cherry Blossom Themed Items, Foods & Drinks in Japan 2018

Sakura (or Cherry Blossom) season is coming near, starting in late March.  This means that sakura-themed items, food and drinks can be found all year round. For this article, I will focus on the limited-edition and seasonal items, most of which are edible. (

}

2 Comments

  • Image
    2018-02-05 21:17:16

    Tokyo station ..... Wow. Loved my time in Japan. Hoping to visit again some time.

  • Image
    Susan Gavin
    2018-03-25 14:38:10

    This is a very helpful list- thanks for sharing.

Leave a comment