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Umezono

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1-31-2 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3841-7580
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Roasted mochi with red bean

A place filled with crowds, snacks and food.. other than visiting the shrine I will always go to this traditional dessert shop - it's a must try!! The traditional roasted mochi n in a bowl of red bean ... Wow -- highly recommend !! The texture of the mochi is so yummy!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2013
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Singapore
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I visited here on a cold and rainy day so in theory warm red bean paste with some japanese mochi sounded great. Firstly this place is expensiveness!! Nearly 7 dollars for a small dessert. I did not particularly like the mochi - it was served burning hot so by the end some pieces were inedible. The red bean paste is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

A place filled with crowds, snacks and food.. other than visiting the shrine I will always go to this traditional dessert shop - it's a must try!! The traditional roasted mochi n in a bowl of red bean ... Wow -- highly recommend !! The texture of the mochi is so yummy!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

off a side street of Asakusa in the heart of asakusa Kannon Temple there is a small shop that caters to Japanese sweets. For those who have a sweet tooth this place is a must. You won't find any of the heavy butter, cake and cream that is known in the western world. Absolutely delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2008

It's one of "amami-dokoro" where they serve only desserts. Do try awa zenzai. It's very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-31-2 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa
  • Neighborhood: Ueno, Asakusa
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3841-7580

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 8
  • Cuisine: Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ueno, Asakusa

Neighborhood Profile
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.