Kaminari Issa

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Kaminari Issa, Special Matcha Sweets Shop & Café in Asakusa

Do you like green tea?  How about matcha?  Is it too bitter for you?

Lately, matcha has become truly popular, especially in a form of ice cream, latté, etc., not only in Japan but also outside Japan,  Still, matcha reminds most of the Japanese of traditional tea ceremony that seems solemn, and thus, too intimidating to participate in. Maybe, you, however, will find out that is a misunderstanding if you visit Kaminari Issa in Asakusa…near Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine.

Kaminari Issa is a sweets shop and café specialized in green tea, whose theme is to create a place where everybody can drop by on easily and enjoy matcha. They offer sweets made with rich matcha and matcha drinks. Kaminari Issa opened in March 2015. And, they aspire to familiarize as many people both inside and outside Japan as possible with the tea culture as a Japanese tradition and tastefulness of real matcha.

What Kaminari Issa offers are their original sweets at which matcha lovers will be really delighted.

Special Green Tea Parfait 1,200 yen with green tea ice cream, sweet azuki beans, Shiratama, etc.
Special Green Tean Ice cream 500 yen
Green Tea Warabimochi 500 yen green tea bracken mochi

They also offer unique matcha drinks:

Special Green Tea Latté 400 yen
Green Tea Beer 700 yen green tea and beer
Green Tea Amazake 400 yen green tea and sweet mild sake
Light Green Tea & sweets 600 yen a set of light green tea and a piece of sweets

Shop Information

Address: 1-15-9 Hanakawado, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Tel 03-6802-7948
Access: 10 min. walk from Ginza Line Asakusa Station
8 min. walk from Tobu Line Asakusa Station
Shop Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Website http://www.kaminari-issa.com/
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