Harajuku has a ton of various creative and amazing foods, clothes and trinkets. But did you know that they have some of the prettiest, and tastiest sweets out there? That’s right. They’re known for having diverse and creative sweets that you honestly can’t get anywhere else. This article will discuss the top sweets to get in Harajuku, why they are the best, and some of the best places to get said sweets. If you’re planning to make a trip to Harajuku, and you’ve got a sweet tooth that needs to be quelled, consider checking these sweet treats out, for they’re some of the best in the area.
1.Rainbow Cotton Candy
This is probably the top of the top “Harajuku Girls” sweets on our list, for they’re not just a pretty delight, but they taste amazing too. You’ve probably had cotton candy in the past, maybe at the fir or the circus, and it probably tasted the same, that generic, sugary flavor. Well take that idea and throw it out the door. In Harajuku, at the Totti Candy Factory, you can get different, distinct cotton candy flavors, some of them even tasting like Ramune, the famous Japanese soda. For 900 yen, you can get a huge cotton candy to eat. If you’re shopping with a partner, consider the heart option. It’s a great one to consider if you’re in the area, and you’ll definitely not want to miss this.
Store name: Totti Candy Factory
Address: RYU Apartment 2F, 1-16-5 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0001
Business hour: Mon.-Fri. 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM , Sat.＆Sun. 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Phone number: (+81)3-3403-7007
Official website: http://www.totticandy.com/
2.Cookie time Cookies
Who loves cookies? I sure do, and Cookie time is a great gourmet cookie place based right in Harajuku. They’re known for their fresh baked cookies and milkshakes. Since it’s a short walk from Harajuku station, you won’t have to go far for this sweet treat. They even contain some great gourmet milkshakes as well, that are so decadent that you won’t want to miss these, since they’re topped with lots of whipped cream, brownies, s’mores, and even come with their own cookies as well!
Store name: Cookie time
Address: 1F Napole Harajuku Bldg., 1-21-15 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0011
Business hour: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Phone number: (+81)3-6804-3779
Official website: https://cookiebar.jp/
This is a treat exclusive to Harajuku. The name literally means crunchy, and this delicious treat is similar to a cream puff, but way better. They’re almost a foot long, are puffy all around, and they’re filled with a delectable set of mouth-watering ingredients. They’re made with an almond crust as well. Of course, you can order whatever you want inside of each of these, and they’ll fill it up just how you want it. they’re order so that the crisp and cream stays cool as well, so it’s the perfect treat. Plus, at 250 yen, this is one of the cheapest treats out there.
Store name: Zaku Zaku
Address:CUTE CUBE HARAJUKU 1F, 1-7-1 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0001
Business hour: 10: 00 AM- 8: 00 PM
Phone number: (+81)3-6804-6340
Official website: http://www.zakuzaku.co.jp/
4. Santa Monica Crepes
If you’ve never had a Harajuku crepe, now is the time to try it, for these are stuffed with more than just a few fruits you might like. They can contain cream, brownies, pie, and even cheesecake. Santa Monica Crepes is one of the best crepe places around, for they have over 100 options to choose from. You can look at these beautiful creations, and feel a wrenching excitement in your heart. Plus, they even have queued options as well, for those who don’t know what they want. it’s probably the Harajuku treat you’ll want to try next to cotton candy.
Store name: Santa Monica Crepes
Address: Maperu Harajuku, 1-16-8 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0001
Business hour: Mon.-Fri. 10:00 AM -9:30 PM , Sat.-Sun.＆Holiday 9:30 AM– 10:00 PM
Phone number: (+81)3-6804-5139
Official website: http://santamonica.jp/
Finally, you’ve got Calbee fries, which are more for the snack fiends rather than the ones with the sweet tooth. You’ve probably seen these in the convenience stores, but these are different in Harajuku. You can get them fresh, and in many different flavors. You can order these regular flat style, or sticks style, with various toppings, including sour cream and cheese. If you want to try it with something sweet, you can order it with ice cream on the side too. I recommend getting the Hokkaido soft serve, since it goes best with the product itself.
Store name: Calbee plus Harajuku
Address: Along Harajuku Takeshitadori, 1-16-8 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0001
Business hour: 9:30 AM -8:30 PM
Phone number: (+81)3-6434-0439
Official website: https://www.calbee.co.jp/calbeestore/sp/shop/
Harajuku has a ton of various different sweets to try, and you won’t want to miss any of these. It’s something to consider on your next trip out there, for there are so many delectable sweets that will make you not want to stop eating them once you start, that’s for sure.
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