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Japanese tea, Kimikura Main Shop

Elegant teahouse of the long-established tea company specializing in deep-steamed green tea.

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In Shizuoka Prefecture, one of the three major green tea producing regions in Japan, the deep-steamed tea (fukairicha) from Kakegawa has recently been gaining attention. You can try this type of tea at“Japanese tea, Kimikura”café run by a local tea company, Kimikura Co., Ltd. (Maruyama Tea Products Corporation group). Deep-steamed tea is prepared by using an extended steaming process which usually takes twice or three times longer than regular sencha tea. It is characterized by its soft sweetness and rich flavor, while its astringency is reduced.

The cafe is located on the second floor of a lovely wooden building near a tea farm. A beautiful traditional Japanese garden is attached and one can observe the changing of the seasons through its large windows. The interior of the store, partitioned off by a traditional noren curtain, has a chic and peaceful atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a cup of Japanese tea.

The notable menu offers luxurious Japanese sweets. These delights use an abundance of tea, letting customers not accustomed to drinking tea try new flavors. Especially, one of the most popular offerings from the opening days is the Macha Set, a sweet dish which includes ice cream, kanten jello, warabi-mochi, and sweet bean paste; all of which are made with green tea, with a finishing touch of green tea syrup to top it off. It is visually appealing as well as tasteful. They also prepare many seasonal special dishes such as Macha zensai in winter and shredded ice in summer.

The shop on the ground floor sells many Japanese tea-related items such as tea leaves, tea cakes, fashionable teapots, and unique bottles for cold tea. There are also many original "Kimikura" products that can only be purchased here. They can be perfect souvenir items. After tasting Japanese sweets at the café, search out your favorite tea goods.


  • A café run by the long-established company of Kakegawa tea.
  • Beautiful Japanese garden behind the huge window at the café.
  • The great combination with Japanese green tea and beautifully presented tea desserts.
  • The original product is sold at the shop on the ground floor.


  • Chic and calm exterior

    Chic and calm exterior

  • Beautiful Japanese garden behind the big window

    Beautiful Japanese garden behind the big window

  • The shop is partitioned off by artistic noren

    The shop is partitioned off by artistic noren

  • Try green tea with sweets

    Try green tea with sweets

  • Countless items related to Japanese tea available in the ground floor shop.

    Countless items related to Japanese tea available in the ground floor shop.



Name in Japanese
Postal Code
510-5 Itasawa, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka
Tuesdays, Year-end and New Year holidays
Business hours
1st floor (Japanese tea shop) 10:00am-6:00pm,
2nd floor (cafe) 10:30am-6:00pm
*Last order 5:30pm
1,000 yen-2,000 yen
1)Take the Shizutetsu Just Line from Kakegawa Station on JR Tokaido Line, get off at Itasawa bus stop.
2)5-minute drive from Tomei Expressway Kakegawa exit
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