Walking Down Tokyo’s Kappabashi Kitchen Street
While most tourists flock to Tsukiji Market, food fans who love the kitchen must check out Kappabashi Street, which is also known as Kitchen Street or Kitchen Town, which has been around for over 100 years.
Chefs and restaurant owners from Tokyo and abroad find everything needed to run a kitchen and restaurant – all except for the fresh food. Locals and tourists can also purchase kitchen and dining items for their homes or as souvenirs at wholesale prices. Here is a brief guide to get to know Kappabashi Street in Tokyo:
How to Get to Kappabashi Kitchen Street
By Taxi or Uber
If you take a taxi, tell your driver you want to go to “Kappabashi” as this is a well-known area for locals and tourists. If you take an Uber, mark “Kappabashi Kitchen Town” as your destination.
Take the Ginza Line to Tawaramachi Station. There, you will walk less than a few minutes to the start of Kappabashi street.
Kitchen-ware, Dining-ware, and Everything Kitchen-Related
At Kappabashi, you will find everything needed for a kitchen, restaurant, and even your home. Over 170 shops spanning about 1km sell dining-ware, pots, pans, cooking utensils, stoves, specialized equipment, tables, chairs, restaurants signs, uniforms, and even plastic food displays to make you drool.
Watch the video below of my afternoon walk down Kappabashi Street. And subscribe to my YouTube channel for my latest videos!
Information & Hours
9am to 5pm for most shops
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays
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