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Waguriya

Waguriya Description

Waguriya is a charming restaurant located in the Nekozane neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan. Specializing in sweets, Waguriya has been recognized as one of the top 100 dessert destinations in Tokyo by the prestigious Sweets Tokyo 2023 selection. With a rating of 3.85 out of 5 stars and over 1,200 reviews on Tabelog, it's clear that this establishment has captured the hearts and taste buds of locals and visitors alike.

What sets Waguriya apart from other dessert spots is their dedication to using high-quality ingredients and traditional Japanese flavors. Their menu features a variety of delectable treats, including their signature chestnut-based sweets. Picture this: a velvety smooth chestnut mousse cake, adorned with delicate chestnut cream and topped with a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Each bite is a harmonious blend of rich, nutty flavors that will transport you to culinary bliss.

The restaurant's interior is equally delightful, with a cozy and inviting atmosphere that makes it the perfect place to unwind and indulge in a sweet escape. Whether you're a dessert aficionado or simply have a sweet tooth, Waguriya is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking a taste of Japan's finest sweets.

Waguriya Overview

Address

3-chōme-9-14 Yanaka, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0001

Phone

+81 (0) 3-5834-2243

Access

5 minute walk from Sendagi Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (Exit 2)
7 minute walk from Nippori Station on the JR Yamanote Line and Keihin-Tohoku Line (West Exit)

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-5:30PM
Mon: 11:00AM-5:30PM
Tue: 11:00AM-5:30PM
Wed: 11:00AM-5:30PM
Thur: 11:00AM-5:30PM
Fri: 11:00AM-5:30PM
Sat: 11:00AM-5:30PM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Wine List

Upscale

Family-friendly

Non-smoking

Wheelchair Accessible

Stylish Interior

Waguriya Reviews

Waguriya Google Average Rating

4.3

5

Google
APRIL 2023

On the day of the visit, the store was already serving customers prior to the 11am opening time and there were a few customers ahead. Wait time was quite long as the store was small, about 30 mins wait. Menu was provided while you are waiting so ordering went smoothly when I got a seat. All the desserts comes in a set with your choice of tea. I had the classic Mont Blanc which was very smooth and the natural sweetness of the chestnut flavor comes through nicely. The seasonal strawberry Mont Blanc parfait was also a treat with the mix of sweet strawberry jam sauce and ice cream. A little pricey but it was worth it considering how good the chestnut flavor was and the wait time was not too long.

4

Google
Finally I got to visit this famous cafe. This provide chestnuts sweets all year around. The main sweet is fancy Mont Blanc. At the same time, they serve seasonal menu, for example, the combination of Mont Blanc and shaved ice in summer season. Especially, in autumn season, the Mont Blanc made of the highest grade chestnut is very popular. So you need to reserve it in very advance. I could get seats because we visited there before noon of weekday. You need to be prepared to wait in line. There were only tables for around four groups.

4

Google
A very popular chestnut dessert shop. Visited on a weekday at noon and queued for around 40 mins to get in.

I really like the cream, matching mont blanc very well.

The service is good and they have English menus.

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