Sake and shochu retail shops
index of all venues
Filter by time/day
On this page
Miyagi Furusato Plaza "Coco Miyagi" - Antenna shop: Ikebukuro
Open 11am-8pm daily.
The highlight of this mid-sized prefectural antenna shop is probably their big selection of Miyagi-ken sake - some fifty or sixty varieties on sale in the second-floor liquor area. Down on the...
Open 11am-8pm daily.
Hasegawa Saketen - Liquor shop: Harajuku
Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.
A very well-stocked sake shop, plus a small stand-up bar where you can try samples in small 50ml tasting sizes. Usually there are around ten sakes open for tasting, priced Y200-400. There's also a...
Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.
Omotesando Niigata Kan N'espace - Antenna shop: Omotesando
Open 10:30am-7:30pm daily.
Niigata is well known for its sake, and this large prefectural antenna shop carries over 100 varieties, with many available in 300ml mini-bottles and one-cup sizes. There's also non-alcoholic...
Open 10:30am-7:30pm daily.
Shinkawaya - Liquor shop: Gaienmae
Open 9am-9pm. Closed Sundays.
A small but well-chosen selection of sake and shochu, with lots of shochu available for tasting.
Open 9am-9pm. Closed Sundays.
Kimijimaya - Liquor shop: Ebisu
Open 10am-9:30pm daily.
This Yokohama-based liquor store not only stocks an excellent selection of sake, but they also run a small standing bar where you can sample the featured sake, wine and beer of the day. Over a dozen...
Open 10am-9:30pm daily.
Meishu Center - Liquor shop: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-9pm. Closed weekends.
A down-to-earth little shop that offers an impressive variety of sakes for tasting. There are two brightly lit, stand-up counters where a mostly neighborhood crowd gathers for an after-work drink -...
Open 11am-9pm. Closed weekends.
Yomo - Liquor shop: Akasaka
Open 10am-1am (Sat 10-9, Sun 12-8) daily.
Going strong since 1624, Yomo offers a very nice selection of sake and shochu on the first floor and an impressive collection of mainly French wines down in the basement.
Open 10am-1am (Sat 10-9, Sun 12-8) daily.
Shimbashi-kan - Antenna shop: Shimbashi
Open 10am-9pm daily.
This dual-purpose prefectural antenna shop showcases the agricultural and other products of both Tottori and Okayama prefectures. You'll find the usual assortment of fresh produce, frozen seafood,...
Open 10am-9pm daily.
Shochu Authority - Liquor shop: Shiodome
Open 10am-9pm daily.
To say that this retail liquor specializes in shochu is an understatement: they stock 2300 varieties of the potent Kyushu spirits, and are ready to offer expert advice and tastings.
Open 10am-9pm daily.
Akita Furusato-Kan - Antenna shop: Yurakucho
Open 10am-7pm daily.
An impressive selection of local Akita Prefecture sake is the main reason to visit this crowded retail shop, one of a dozen antenna shops located in the same building. They also sell ready-made kits...
Open 10am-7pm daily.
Iki Iki Toyama-kan - Antenna shop: Yurakucho
Open 10am-7pm (Sun -6pm) daily.
This small Toyama prefectural antenna shop sells mostly sake, in several dozen varieties. Other items include fish cakes and tulip bulbs.
Open 10am-7pm (Sun -6pm) daily.
Ibaraki Marche - Antenna shop: Ginza
Open 10:30am-8pm daily.
Sake, fresh produce and specialty foods from Ibaraki Prefecture are on sale at this large antenna shop; they also serve regional food and drink in the attached bar-restaurant (03-5524-0827). You'll...
Open 10:30am-8pm daily.
Kimijimaya - Liquor shop: Ginza
Open 10:30am-9pm (Sat -8, Sun -7) daily.
A branch of the huge Kimijimaya liquor store in Yokohama, this Ginza outpost offers a good selection of sake and runs an informal standing bar corner as well. Fourteen types of sake range from...
Open 10:30am-9pm (Sat -8, Sun -7) daily.
Marugoto Kochi - Antenna shop: Ginza
Open 10:30am-8pm daily.
Food products from Kochi Prefecture are sold in the first-floor "Tosa Market" retail shop, including plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Unusual items include rice ice cream and yokan candies in...
Open 10:30am-8pm daily.
Shoku no Kuni Fukuikan - Antenna shop: Ginza
Open 10:30am-8pm (Sun -7) daily.
Highlights at this prefecutural antenna shop are craft sake from small breweries in Fukui (including lots of one-cup-size containers) and fresh sea urchin (priced Y3150-5250). Also on sale are...
Open 10:30am-8pm (Sun -7) daily.
Hiroshima Brand Shop TAU - Antenna shop: Ginza
Open 10:30am-8pm daily.
One of the largest single-prefecture antenna shops in Tokyo, this four-story shop sells a big selection of food and drink as well as other local Hiroshima products. There's a regional-cuisine...
Open 10:30am-8pm daily.
Hyakumangoku Monogatari - Antenna shop: Ginza
Open 10am-9pm daily.
A huge selection of craft sake from Ishikawa Prefecture is sold in the basement of this three-story shop - well over 100 varieties, including some two dozen sakes in convenient one-cup serving sizes....
Open 10am-9pm daily.
Kengyo - Bar: Ginza
Open 5-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Run by a liquor retail shop, this stand-up bar offers a small selection of sake, inexpensive small plates of food, and jazz on the sound system. The attached liquor store is open from 10am.
Open 5-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Iwate Ginga Plaza - Antenna shop: Higashi-Ginza
Open 10:30am-7pm daily.
This rather expansive prefectural specialty shop sells everything from crabmeat, uni and ikura bento boxes at the front entrance to mochi rice cakes, Iwate beef and dairy products. There's a...
Open 10:30am-7pm daily.
Gunma-chan-ya - Antenna shop: Higashi-Ginza
Open 10am-7pm daily.
More than thirty types of sake from Gunma Prefecture are available at this small antenna shop. You can also find fresh garlic and shiitake mushrooms, sembei crackers and pickles, and a few local...
Open 10am-7pm daily.
Hasegawa Saketen (Palace Hotel) - Liquor shop: Marunouchi
Open 10am-9pm daily.
This relatively quiet branch of the popular Hasegawa sake retail specialist is furnished with a small counter area where you can try out a tasting set of three sake of the month, along with a tiny...
Open 10am-9pm daily.
Midette - Antenna shop: Mitsukoshimae
Open 11am-8pm (Sat, Sun -6pm) daily.
In addition to the usual local food and booze, this large prefectural antenna shop offers a good assortment of crafts - tableware, glassware, wooden dolls and other decorative items. The sake area...
Open 11am-8pm (Sat, Sun -6pm) daily.
Shimanekan - Antenna shop: Mitsukoshimae
Open 10:30am-7pm daily.
Sake and foodstuffs from Shimane-ken, in the far northwest corner of Honshu, can be purchased here. The attached restaurant (called Mondo) serves good regional cuisine and sake.
Open 10:30am-7pm daily.
Suzuden - Liquor shop: Yotsuya
Open 9am-9pm. Closed Sundays.
A well-stocked sake specialty store; don't miss the refrigerated rooms down in the basement. There's also a stand-up bar in back with around a dozen sake by the glass along with simple, inexpensive...
Open 9am-9pm. Closed Sundays.
Tochimaru Shop - Antenna shop: Oshiage
Open 10am-9pm daily.
More than seventy kinds of local sake are on sale at this large Tochigi prefectural retail shop, along with ciders (apple, pear and strawberry), eight craft beers (Preston and Utsunomiya), and wines....
Open 10am-9pm daily.
Echizenya - Liquor shop: Kiyosumi-Shirakawa
Open 10am-8pm. Closed Sundays.
Possibly Tokyo's narrowest sake shop, Echizenya stocks a deep range of sakes from various craft breweries - some highly regarded, some rather obscure. (Their selection of Dassai sake from Yamaguchi...
Open 10am-8pm. Closed Sundays.
Machidaya - Liquor shop: Higashi-Nakano
Open 10am-6:30pm. Closed Tuesdays.
This rather serious liquor store carries lots of limited-edition premium sakes from around the country, including a big selection of premium one-cup sake. They also handle shochu and awamori.
Open 10am-6:30pm. Closed Tuesdays.
Share:
Follow:
Tokyo Beyond Sushi - the guidebook
Tokyo Beyond Sushi
Explore the hidden side of Tokyo dining
Charcoal-grilled pork on skewers, udon noodles in curry-flavored soup, octopus dumplings, deep-fried beef cutlet -- there's a whole world of exciting food in Tokyo that food-loving visitors often miss out on.

This book will introduce you to more than twenty of Japan's favorite specialty foods that are less well known abroad, along with a guide to the best places in Tokyo to try them and expert tips on what to order. From Bento.com.
 
Sister sites:
Craft Beer Bars Japan
Bars, retailers and festivals
Animal Cafes
Cat, rabbit and bird cafe guide
Where in Tokyo
Fun things to do in the big city
Shinkansen.com
Popcult, design and cool stuff to buy
Barking Inu
Sushi dictionary and Japan Android apps
 
 

Updated 2016-11-22