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Desserts: Japanese Sweets


Tsubameya Description

Located in the DaiNagoya Building, Tsubameya is a charming Japanese confectionery and dessert shop that has been selected as one of the top 100 restaurants in the EAST region for 2023. Specializing in traditional Japanese sweets, Tsubameya offers a delightful array of wagashi and amazake that will transport you to the heart of Japanese culinary culture.

What sets Tsubameya apart from other dining establishments is its commitment to preserving the art of Japanese confectionery. Each sweet is meticulously crafted by skilled artisans using time-honored techniques and the finest ingredients. The result is a harmonious blend of flavors and textures that are both visually stunning and delicious.

One of the standout menu items at Tsubameya is their dorayaki, a classic Japanese dessert consisting of two fluffy pancakes sandwiched together with a sweet red bean paste filling. The dorayaki here is simply exquisite, with a perfect balance of sweetness and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. It pairs wonderfully with a cup of their fragrant and velvety amazake, a traditional Japanese sweet rice drink.

Step into Tsubameya and you'll be greeted by a serene and elegant atmosphere. The interior is adorned with traditional Japanese decor, creating a tranquil space where you can relax and savor the delicate flavors of their confections. Whether you're a connoisseur of Japanese sweets or simply looking to indulge in a unique culinary experience, Tsubameya is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking the true essence of Japanese gastronomy.

Tsubameya Overview


3-chōme-28-12 Meieki, Nakamura Ward, Aichi 450-0002


+81 (0) 52-414-4758


3 minute walk from JR Nagoya Station, Kintetsu Nagoya Station, and Meitetsu Nagoya Station.
1 minute walk from Nagoya Station on the Higashiyama Subway Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: 10:00AM-8:00PM
Mon: 10:00AM-8:00PM
Tue: 10:00AM-8:00PM
Wed: 10:00AM-8:00PM
Thur: 10:00AM-8:00PM
Fri: 10:00AM-8:00PM
Sat: 10:00AM-8:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, JCB

Restaurant Features

Wheelchair Accessible



Tsubameya Reviews

Tsubameya Google Average Rating



My wife and I couldn't leave Nagoya before we tried this place. The Golden Warabi Mochi was as legendary as it was rumoured. The manager (or owner), gentleman with the glasses, tried his best to provide instruction in how we can get a plate of it as it was sold out. Please make sure to go early and line up. I tried other warabi mochi but this one trumps it all.


The warabi mochi has a melt-in-your-mouth texture and is extremely high in water content. A new store is scheduled to open in August, and I can't wait to be able to buy it in Tokyo.

When I went to Nagoya, I stopped by Tsubameya Dai Nagoya Building Store to buy a souvenir for myself. This is a 100 famous sweets store famous for Kashiwamochi and Dorayaki.

The Yanagase main store is located in Gifu City, and a branch office is located in Nagoya. We are planning to open a new store in Nihonbashi in early August.

I purchased two types: ``Gold Warabi'' and ``Daichi no Dorayaki.''

When you open the bag of ``Golden Warabi'' and take out the contents, you will find plenty of specially roasted soybean flour. When you insert a skewer into it, you will find a warabi mochi buried inside.

Warabi mochi has a melt-in-your-mouth texture with an extremely high water content. Beneath the soft texture is an elegant sweetness that contains pure brown sugar.

It was a really delicious warabi mochi.

Next, when you take a bite of ``Daichi no Dorayaki'', the fluffy dough made from 100% stone-ground whole wheat flour gives off a pleasant aroma, and the deliciousness spreads throughout your mouth.

What's more, the sweet bean paste made with specially cultivated red beans and raw sugar that goes well with the dough is delicious.

I prefer strained bean paste over grained bean paste, but the grained bean paste in this "Daichi no Dorayaki" was delicious and I ate it up in one go.

It was a delicious dorayaki.

We're planning to open a new store in Nihonbashi in August of this year, so it's a blessing to be able to buy it in Tokyo as well.


The packaging and paper bag are also cute and perfect as a souvenir.
Dorayaki is moist, elegantly sweet, high quality, and cost-effective.

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