While Japan has adopted holidays like Christmas and Halloween, and made them its own, Thanksgiving is mostly still celebrated by Americans and Canadians living here. Though it is not popular as a holiday as it is overseas, there are still some restaurants and shops that can help you celebrate your thanksgiving if you wish.
In this article, we are sharing updated information on where you can buy the ingredients to cook dinner at home and some restaurants that have a Thanksgiving menu, mainly focused on Tokyo.
Stores Where You Can Buy Turkeys
Nissin World Delicatessen
Credit: Nissin World Delicatessen
Location: 2 Chome-32-13 Higashiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0044
Turkey Price: Not Displayed
Store Information: Nissin World Delicatessen is a grocery store located in Higashiazabu. There are lots of embassies and foreign companies’ headquarters nearby and Nissin caters to this foreign community in Japan. They have their own “MEAT RUSH” where you can buy turkeys as well as other meat.
Credit: National Azabu
Location: 4 Chome-5-2 Minamiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0047
Turkey Price: 3,196-4,838 yen
Store Information: National Azabu, also located in Azabu Juban is a store with many products imported from overseas. Besides a physical store, National Azabu has an online store and an app so you can purchase your turkey online.
The Meat Guy
Credits: The Meat Guy
Turkey Price: 4,050-7,470 yen
Store Information: The Meet Guy has been selling meat online to the foreign community in Japan since 1997. Besides turkey, you can also buy different kinds of pies.
Price: 2,700 – 74,000 yen
Store Information: Alchemistat is a “Japan-wide homestyle Ready Meal delivery service”. They have a special Thanksgiving menu that ranges in price and the amount of food. The order can be just 2,700 yen pie or 74,000 yen feast.
Restaurants That Have Special Thanksgiving Menu
Soul Food House – Nearly Sold Out!
Credits: Soul Food House
Location: 106-0045 Tokyo, Minato City, Azabujuban, 2 Chome−8−10 6F
Price: 6,500 yen
Store Information: Soul Food House brings authentic Southern food to Tokyo. The owners pour their love into the food, as they promise you can actually “taste the love”. The Thanksgiving menu consists of Honey Smoked Turkey, Garlic Mash Potatoes, BBQ Ribs, and more. There are vegetarian options too!
The Terrace Tokyo
Location: 153-8580 Tokyo, Meguro City, Mita, 1 Chome−4−1 1F
Price: 5,400 – 8,900 yen
Store Information: The Terrace Tokyo is located in the Westin Tokyo hotel. It offers Italian, and Singaporean cuisine and special seasonal menus throughout the year. There is a Thanksgiving menu in November, Christmas in December and a New Year’s Osechi in January.
Tysons and Company Restaurants
Credits: Tysons & Company
Location: T.Y Harbor 2 Chome-1-３ Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa City, Tokyo 140-0002
Ivy Place 16-1-5 Sarugakucho, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0033
Smoke House 5 Chome-17-13 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001
Price: 1,850 – 5,500 yen
Store Information: Tysons and Company, operators of the popular upscale restaurants in Tokyo, has prepared the special Thanksgiving menu, not for one but three of its restaurants: T.Y Harbor, Ivy Place, and Smoke House.
Union Square Tokyo
Credits: Union Square Tokyo
Location: 107-0052 Tokyo, Minato City, Akasaka B1
Price: 8,000 yen
Store Information: Union Square Tokyo is a great place for homesick Americans. The special menu is a main of Roast Turkey with Vegetable Stuffing Cranberry Relish with Clam Chowder New England Style starter.
Tokyo Grand Hyatt
Location: 6 Chome-10-3 Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0032
Price: 9,900 yen
Store Information: The Thanksgiving menu at the majestic Tokyo Grand Hyatt’s restaurant the Oak Door includes a large turkey with the all the trimmings (mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing) as well as pumpkin soup, spinach gratin, brussels sprouts with bacon, and homemade pumpkin pie!
Location: 107-6002 Tokyo, Minato City, Akasaka, 1 Chome−12−32 2F
Price: 2,200 yen
Store Information: Bubby’s are famous for American pie, the famous American comfort food. If you’re looking for some yummy Thanksgiving food for an excellent price then why not try Bubby’s! You can eat in or take out!
Location: 106-0032 Tokyo, Minato City, Roppongi, 1 Chome−4−5, ARK Hills South Tower, 2F
Price: 7,500 yen
Store Information: Ruby Jack’s offers a main of roasted brined jumbo turkey with a starter of caeser salad, crabbe cakes donuts and Ruby’s New England clam chowder.
Make your Thanksgiving in Tokyo Special
As you can see, there are plenty of ways to spend Thanksgiving in Tokyo. Hope you found one that suits you!
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