5 Must-go Ice Cream Shops in Tokyo

Jul 7, 2017


If you’re foreigner who live in Japan and experience hot summer heat, sometimes you may need an ice cream time to cool down
your heat and satisfy your stomach.
Casual ice cream is very reasonable as daily snack but don’t you want to try some little high-performance ice cream sometimes for your treat?

 

There are some luxury ice cream shops located at the busy shopping areas in Tokyo like GOMAYA KUKI, Nanaya Suzukien,
Patisserie Sadaharu AOKI, Daily Chico, Silkream etc.
Here are 5 high class ice-cream shops in Tokyo which makes you a blissful moment.

 

1. GOMAYA KUKI at Omotesando

 

Price Average: 500 yen
Sweet Level: ★★★☆☆
Strong Taste Level: ★★★★★
After Taste Level: ★★☆☆☆

(Shop Information)

Location: 4-6-9 Minami Harajuku Building1F, Jingumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo,150-0001
Nearest Station: (Ginza, Chiyoda, Hanzomon Line) Omotesando Station with 5 min walk.
TEL: 070-3265-0783
Opening Hour: 11:00~18:00

 

Do you know there is an ice cream shop with “The strongest taste of sesami “in the world exists in Tokyo?
If you love sesame, you must check this shop.
The menu is very simple with “Black Sesame Flavor” and “White Sesame Flavor” with various levels of taste.
2 cups of ice cream are set menu with 500 yen so looks quite reasonable.
Regarding black sesame flavor, you may shock with the black color of ice cream,
but after you try one bite, you’ll see how much elegant and rich sesame taste they are.

 

2. Nanaya Suzukien at Asakusa

Price Average: 1,000 yen
Sweet Level: ★★★☆☆
Strong Taste Level: ★★★★★
After Taste Level: ★★★☆☆

(Shop Information)

Location: 3-4-3 Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo, 111-0032
Nearest Station: (Ginza Line, Tobu Isesaki Line) Asakusa Station with 10 min walk.
TEL: 03-3871-0311
Opening Hour: 10:00~17:00
Close: Every Third Wednesday

 

Do you know there is an ice cream shop with “The strongest taste of matcha “in Tokyo?
This shop started to serve matcha gelato since January 2016 and there are 7 strong taste of levels
and level 7 is the strongest.
You can taste real Japanese matcha for ice cream here and trying to compare the various levels of matcha taste
might be interesting. You can also see the color difference of matcha from plain taste to strong taste.
After visiting Sensoji Temple, why don’t you stop by this shop to check the professional Japanese matcha gelato?

 

3. Patisserie Sadaharu AOKI at Roppongi

 

 

Price Average: 400 yen
Sweet Level: ★★★★☆
Strong Taste Level: ★★★☆☆
After Taste Level: ★★★★☆

(Shop Information)

Location: 9-7-4, Tokyo Midtown B1F, Akasaka, Minatoku, Tokyo, 107-0052
Nearest Station: (Hibiya Line) Roppongi Station (direct with underground passage)
TEL: 03-5413-7112
Opening Hour: 11:00~21:00(L.O.20:15)
Other Branch: Shibuya Hikarie, Marunouchi, Shinjuku Isetan (Tokyo area)

 

Have you ever tried macaroon ice cream in your life?
Aoki Sadaharu is the famous patissier for sweets having main shop in Paris.
He studied the real macaroon taste taking 3 years eating many kinds of macaroons in Paris.
In limited terms of summer 2017, he sales the “Macaroon Ice Cream” from June 1st to the end of August.
There are 3 flavors such as grapefruit, pistachio and chocolate.
His design of ice cream is very artistic creativity, elegant and taste real ingredients.
How about trying the rich taste which pass for a professional in Paris?

 

4. Daily Chico at Nakano

 

Price Average: 1,000 yen
Sweet Level: ★★★★☆
Strong Taste Level: ★★★☆☆
After Taste Level: ★★★☆☆

(Shop Information)

Location: 5-52-15 Nakano Broadway, Nakano, Nakanoku, Tokyo, 164-0001
Nearest Station: (JR Line) Nakano Station with 6 min walk.
TEL: 03-3386-4461
Opening Hour: 10:00~20:00

 

Maybe you have attracted and addicted with the giant soft-serve ice cream when you were a kid.
Any experience asking your mom to have one at the ice cream shop?
This shop will serve you the big size (way too big) with several kinds of flavors mixed so you can enjoy many flavors.

8 assorted flavors possible to eat at once as follows:

1. Vanilla
2. Chocolate
3. Strawberry
4. Cafe au lait
5. Banana
6. Grape
7. Matcha
8. Ramune Soda

The shop is now about 50 years since it opened so you may know how popular and everyone loves.
It might be fun if you share with your friends together for this giant soft-serve ice cream
which is 30cm high and post on SNS, say “WE DID IT!”

 

5. Silkream at Shibuya

 

Price Average: 1,000 yen~2,000
Sweet Level: ★★★★☆
Strong Taste Level: ★★★☆☆
After Taste Level: ★★★☆☆

(Shop Information)

Location: 1-19-3 High Maintain Jinnan Building 1F, Jinnan, Shibuyaku, Tokyo, 150-0041
Nearest Station: (JR Line) Shibuya Station with 5 min walk.
TEL: 03-3464-4900
Opening Hour: 11:00~21:00 (L.O 20:00)

 

When was the last time you ate parfait?
This is the shop makes your dream of parfait with strong rich taste of whipped cream with vanilla ice cream and bunch of strawberries together.
It’s made like tower size with gorgeous look.
Even if you feel not so hungry due to the summer heat in Japan, this parfait is a miracle that you can eat up quickly. Acid taste of strawberry helps to make parfait simple-tasting.
You can get Vitamin C from this parfait, so may not suffer from the summer heat in Japan.

 

Eating 100 yen ice cream in your daily life, you can be an economizer but how about eating a high-performance ice cream for your treat sometimes?
As you see several kinds of ice cream information above, did you find your favorite ice cream shop as a reward?

 

Happy ice cream makes your mind wealthy.

 

YAE
Japan

 

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