Stylish and Highly Popular! 4 Cafes that Cannot be Mistaken in Iwate


Stylish and Highly Popular! 4 Cafes that Cannot be Mistaken in Iwate

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Iwate is full of gourmet including wanko soba, nanbu senbei, Morioka reimen noodles and seafood from Sanriku.
Of course, you cannot miss their stylish cafes.
Cafes in Iwate are run privately so there are many nice cafes with a wonderful atmosphere!
It's a good idea to go on a trip to visit many cafes or stop by during your sightseeing! Here are cafes we recommend going to in Iwate.

Be eased by the handmade gentle atmosphere
Kissa Maruyou

Gardening and ceramics, Kissa Maruyou is a family-run cafe that is filled with the goodness of handmade and the warmth of the earth.
It has a stylish appearance that will raise your expectations before entering the cafe.
The inside of this cafe has a calm, natural atmosphere and in the back, is the pottery studio.

Drinking coffee out of the cups carefully made one by one is exceptional.
The recommended item to order is their snack plate that you can enjoy many snacks including baked goods.

You will surely be delighted because you can have a little of many types.
How about taking a little break at a cozy and nice cafe?

Kissa Maruyou

Kissa Maruyou


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Address 3-1-5 Higashiodori, Mizusawa-ku, Oshu-shi, Iwate
Access About a 7-minute walk from the east exit of Mizusawa Station
Contact 0197-23-8459
Business hours 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Regular holidays Thursdays

Enjoy apple dishes at a cafe surrounded by apple orchards!
Mizusaki Note

Iwate's Esashi Ward in Oshu City is famous for Esashi Apples that are crisp and have the right balance of sweet and tart flavors.
Mizusaki Note is located in such place famous for apples and is a cafe and gallery that has combined an apple orchard and wood furniture workshop.

You will need to remove your shoes and put on slippers here.
The interior of the cafe has a warm feel and the wood and white plaster make it cute.

Their apple pie is only available from September when apple harvesting begins until spring.
It is said that they have many fans who wait for this apple pie every year.

Besides their apple pies, their tarts, cakes and muffins made from apples are also very popular!
The stylishly packaged jam that is sold at this cafe is recommended for souvenirs.

Mizusaki Note

Fresh jam made from apples


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Address 595-2 Mizusaki, Aza Inase, Esashi-ku, Oshu-shi, Iwate
Contact 0197-35-8548
Business hours 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Regular holidays Sundays through Wednesdays

An open and a stylish cafe
Cafe&living Uchida

Cafe&living Uchida is right behind Mizusawa Station.
A stylish, renovated cafe that has a day-care center.

There is an eye-catching beautiful blue counter inside the cafe!
It looks like the tiles are made of denim!
It is a shop that has a stylish but calm atmosphere and is spacious.

The recommended item on their menu is their handmade scones.
It is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside and goes excellent with coffee.
Many kinds of scones are prepared every day but you can't go wrong with any of them.
In addition to scones, their curry has a good reputation according to reviews so how about giving it a try?

Stylish interior

Cafe&living Uchida


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Address 1-5-35 Higashiodori, Mizusawa-ku, Oshu-shi, Iwate
Access About a 2-minute walk from Mizusawa Station
Contact 0197-47-4158
Business hours 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Regular holidays Monday and Sundays

An old Japanese-style house cafe that is popular for using fresh vegetables
Hirasawa F market

About 20 minutes by car from Ichinoseki Station.
Hirasawa F market that is nestled in the middle of nature is an old Japanese-style house cafe that has a good reputation for serving healthy lunches using lots of fresh vegetables.
You can enjoy a satisfying lunch here in this stylish atmosphere in a location with nice view.
The lunch menu that will satisfy your eyes and your stomach changes every day.

They also sell vegetables made in Ichinoseki, desserts, bread, miscellaneous goods and more so this cafe is perfect for buying souvenirs and taking a break on your travels!

Hirasawa F market


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Address 57 Zendana, Yasakae Aza, Ichinoseki-shi, Iwate
Contact 090-7522-2103
Business hours 11:00a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Regular holidays Tuesday and Wednesdays
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