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Umezono

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1-31-2 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3841-7580
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We went there twice in two consecutive days because we liked their desserts. It is an old dessert restaurant running by family owned members. The red beans and ocha ice cream are our favourite. The icy cold mocha topping with red beams was also very good especially in the summer. The desserts were not too sweet that we were not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

The front service is terrible. There is no picture menu and the lady at front doesn't have patient to listen to foreign visitors.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

During my stay in Tokyo, one of my friends who live in Taito-ku took me to this cafe. It is specialised for traditional Japanese sweets. It’s fairly easy to find it, as it’s located near the courtyard of Sensoji Temple. After entering the left side lane of Kaminarimon Gate, keep going towards the temple till nearly the end of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

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

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $10
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
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Good for
Families with children
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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ueno, Asakusa

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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.
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