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Luxury Fruit Shopping: Tokyo's Best Fruit Parlors

Tokyo is one of the best shopping destinations in the world, and luxury fruit shopping is no exception. While fruits grown for mass consumption can be found virtually anywhere, including your local supermarket or convenience store, you would need to visit one of the fruit parlors and stores to purchase luxury fruits or enjoy them in a variety of desserts. So even if you don't have any plans for fresh fruits, you may still find something to delight you in one of the luxury fruit parlors with its selection of cakes, parfaits, and other delicacies. For more information about luxury fruits in general, please read the article about Japanese luxury fruits.

Famous Fruit Parlors and Stores in Tokyo

Before you go on a journey to explore the world of luxury fruit parlors and stores in Tokyo, it is important to remember that although some fruits and deserts made with them may be available all year long, others are subject to the seasonal availability.

Sembikiya: Nihonbashi Flagship Store

Address: Tokyo Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower 1st, 2-1-2 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Online store: (Only in Japanese) 


In Japan, Sembikiya is perhaps the most well-known brand of stores dedicated to luxury fruits and other delicacies made with them. While there are many Sembikiya stores in Tokyo, including Ginza, Shinjuku, and Ikebukuro areas, their main store in Nihonbashi is the ideal place to begin your journey into the world of high-end fruits. A store, a restaurant, and two cafes are part of the complex.

The main store on the 1st floor sells a wide range of fruits. When in doubt, Sembikiya's famous muskmelon can be advised as a safe bet. Sembikiya is also known for its magnificent cakes, pies, and puddings, in addition to its excellent fruits. Whole cakes in various sizes ranging from 12 to 24 cm are a great treat for a birthday or other special occasion. There are also a variety of jams, cookies, and juices to choose from. 

After spending some time at the main store, you may take a rest at the nearby Caffe di FESTA, which serves a variety of fruit sweets and meals. Mango curry and pineapple hashed beef are just a few of the unique items served there. However, if you wish to immerse yourself into the world of some of the best fruit parfaits and sorbets ever created, visiting "Fruit Parlor" on the 2nd floor is a must!  “Wine & Dinning DE'METER” is also located on the 2nd floor and offers a top-notch restaurant experience with a wide range of meals.

While Sembikiya's flagship store in Nihonbashi is a place where every fruit lover can satisfy their cravings in the most delicious way, their online store is also a great way to purchase some of their famous products.

Shinjuku Takano: Main Store

Address: 3-26-11 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Online store: (Only in Japanese)


Shinjuku Takano is another well-known chain of stores with a long history of delivering some of the best fruits in Japan. While there are numerous stores located in Kanto, Kansai, and Tokai regions of Japan, their main store location in Shinjuku with its fruit parlor, parfait specialty store, etc., is probably the best place to become acquainted with the fabulous selection of gifts of nature and delicious products. There are stores on B2, B1 and 5th floor. Shinjuku Takano's Fruit Parlor on the 5th floor is a must visit if you would like to try one of the uniquely tasty parfaits with fruits. Shinjuku Takano's ​musk melon parfait and pudding à la mode can satisfy even the most exquisite taste.

Sun Fruits: Midtown Store

Address: Tokyo Midtown Galleria B1 Floor, 9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Website: (Only in Japanese)
Online store: (Only in Japanese)


Conveniently located in Roppongi area, this specialty shop will surely satisfy your cravings not only for delicious gifts of nature, but also for exquisite sweets, cakes, tarts, jams, and fresh juices. Sun Fruits, like the other stores previously mentioned, offers an online shopping experience that allows you to select and order fruits from the comfort of your home.

Shibuya Nishimura Fruits:
Dogenzaka Main Store / Fruit Parlor Dogenzaka Store

Address: 22−2 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: (Only in Japanese)
Online store: (Only in Japanese)


Founded in 1910, "Shibuya Nishimura" has a long history of serving delicious luxury fruits in Tokyo. At its location in Shibuya ward, there is a luxury fruit shop on the 1st floor and a parlor on the 2nd floor. At the fruit parlor, menu changes 7 times a year ensuring that you always enjoy seasonal fruits. It has a nice selection of parfaits, sandwiches, and other desserts.

We have introduced some of the most well-known fruit parlors and stores. Visiting one of them will undoubtedly be a memorable experience. In Japan, a luxury fruit is more than just a delicious result of farmers' dedication to perfection; it's also an important part of the culture of gift-giving. Fruits are especially popular as gifts during the ochugen and oseibo seasons. if you would like learn more about the culture of gift-giving or need some etiquette advice, be sure to check the following article: "Japanese Business Gift Giving: Dos and Don'ts for Expatriates”.

If you are looking for international supermarkets, please check our list of international supermarkets in Tokyo.