凛 RIN

RIN is a old-style cafe hidden away in the countryside. While it's menu selection is simple, it offers a quiet and relaxing atmosphere surrounded by nature and antiques. It'd be a great place to study or hang out for a few hours without the crowds.

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Taste of Minamiboso

What food makes Minamiboso unique? This list runs through the most well-known dishes in the city. Keep in mind that some items are seasonal and may not be available all year round. FRIED EDIBLE FLOWERS Available only in the spring, Minamiboso offers the rare opportunity to eat tempura-battered flowers! Known here as "edible flowers," they're... Continue Reading →

Satomi Chaya

Satomi Chaya 里見茶屋 "Delicious tea and dango shop"   Dango 団子 Usually dango is just balls of saucy mochi (glutinous rice cake) on a stick, but this shop takes it to a whole new level. Get your dango slathered with your favorite flavor, ranging from red bean paste, white bean, green soybean, peanut butter, sweet... Continue Reading →

5 Rare & Tasty Treats

Five delicious and local treats you won't find often elsewhere! 1. Biwa Ice Cream True to its name, Tomiura Biwa Club sells everything biwa (loquat), and the most famous of these is biwa ice cream. It comes hard-serve, soft-serve, or as sherbet. You can get it in a cup or cone. The premium soft serve... Continue Reading →

Hacci

Hacci ハッチ HIGHLIGHT: This restaurant is a hole-in-the-wall located behind Yawata Shrine in a quiet residential district. Their kitchen is equipped with a stone oven where they bake their pizzas (although sometimes the oven seems a bit too hot). They also have a good variety of pasta. The place is known for their pork cutlet... Continue Reading →

CAFE TSUMUGI

CAFE TSUMUGI カフェ ツムギ HIGHLIGHT: Claim one of their many sofas and relax at this laid-back cafe located right by the beach and Tateyama Bay. Their menu includes the standard cafe drinks as well as gelato and a dessert of the day. Their food menu includes many spicy dishes, like Thai green curry, Indian kima curry,... Continue Reading →

Kamome Grill

Kamome Grill かもめグリル HIGHLIGHT: This restaurant, conveniently located right next to JR Tateyama Station, has simple but solid dishes such as curry, spaghetti, and beef stew. Most dishes use locally grown products, such as Tateyama-raised pork and Tateyama-grown vegetables. The restaurant even produces their own herb salt and salad dressing, both made using locally grown... Continue Reading →

Nagisa Cafe

Nagisa Cafe なぎさカフェ HIGHLIGHT: This sunny café is well lit and laid back, thanks to the many windows and warm Chikura seaside climate. Their daily lunch special changes every day but always comes with access to the drink bar where you can get everything from coffee to blueberry iced tea. Have their chasiu rice bowl... Continue Reading →

Sand Cafe

Sand Cafe サンドカフェ HIGHLIGHTS: A quiet and classy café along the coast of Chikura. The interior is decorated using Hemingway’s book “The Old Man and the Sea” for inspiration. Each cup of drip coffee is brewed once the order has been placed, making this a great place for coffee gurus. RECOMMENDED: The café is also known for their... Continue Reading →

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