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Desserts: Japanese Sweets

Chogoro-mochi Honpo Kyoto Main Store

Chogoro-mochi Honpo Kyoto Main Store Overview


Chogoro Mochi Honpo 430 Takigahana-chō, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto 602-8336


+81 (0) 75-461-1074


7 minute walk from Kitanohakubaicho Station on the Keifuku Electric Railroad.
3 minute walk from Kitanotenmangu Shrine on the Kyoto City Bus.
7 minute walk from Kitanohakubaicho Station, which is about 700m away.

Operating Hours

Sun: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Mon: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Tue: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Wed: Closed
Thur: Closed
Fri: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Sat: 9:00AM-5:00PM

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Chogoro-mochi Honpo Kyoto Main Store Description

Located in Kyoto, Chogoro-mochi Honpo Kyoto Main Store is a charming restaurant that specializes in traditional Japanese sweets, known as wagashi. This establishment is a must-visit for anyone with a sweet tooth or an interest in Japanese cuisine.

What sets Chogoro-mochi Honpo apart from other dining establishments is its dedication to preserving the art of making wagashi. The skilled artisans at this restaurant have mastered the delicate techniques required to create these beautiful and delicious treats. Each wagashi is meticulously crafted, using only the finest ingredients to ensure the highest quality and taste.

One of the standout menu items at Chogoro-mochi Honpo is their signature mochi. Mochi is a type of rice cake that is soft, chewy, and often filled with sweet fillings such as red bean paste or matcha. The mochi at this restaurant is made with great care and attention to detail, resulting in a texture that is perfectly balanced and a flavor that is simply divine.

The restaurant itself is beautifully decorated, with traditional Japanese elements and a serene atmosphere. The combination of the elegant interior and the exquisite wagashi creations makes for a truly memorable dining experience.

Whether you are a wagashi enthusiast or simply looking to indulge in some authentic Japanese sweets, Chogoro-mochi Honpo Kyoto Main Store is the perfect destination. Prepare to be delighted by the artistry and flavors of their wagashi creations, and immerse yourself in the rich culinary traditions of Japan.

Restaurant Features

Home Delivery



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Here, I found new meaning in mochi(s). 😭


Japan's oldest mochi shop
The mochi here is about 70% the size of a regular mochi shop.


I bought Kashiwamochi and Chogoromochi with miso bean paste, and they were quite delicious.
You can also eat in for matcha and Japanese sweets at the cafe corner.


Translated from Japanese:

I went to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine⛩ in Kyoto to pray for my son, who is an entrance exam student, to pass the entrance exam.I also bought ``Chogoro Mochi'' at the nearby Chogoro Mochi Honpo store.Chogoro Mochi Honpo was founded in 1857, 436 years ago. A long-established store among long-established stores. "Chogoro...


Translated from Japanese:

Memorandum from my visit to Kyoto a long time ago: Take out Chogoro Mochi, a favorite of Taiko Hideyoshi, here in the precincts of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Chogoro Mochi Honpo Main store 075-461-1074 430 Takigahana-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City...


Translated from Japanese:

I purchased it at Daimaru, Kyoto. It was a mochi filled with red bean paste. Compared to the daifuku and mochi you buy at convenience stores, it has a firm sweetness and is filling, but it seems to have fewer calories. Physique player team...

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