From Ghibli-inspired cream puffs to award-winning pastry chefs, discover the most delicious desserts Tokyo has to offer.
Japanese Ice Ouca
Restaurant, Dessert Shop, Ice Cream
Japanese Ice Ouca is a spacious ice cream parlor in Ebisu. Choose from a wide variety of Japanese-style gelato and ice creams, shakes, and other chilled treats. Their seasonal specialties are always worth a try, but you can’t go wrong with classics like matcha.
Newly opened sweets and desserts shop Qonfection specializes in healthy desserts made with local ingredients. Their goods are low in sugar, calories, and are gluten-free, making them the perfect guilt-free indulgence. Located inside the LifeRox Cube Building.
Shiro Hige, also known as Shirohige’s Cream Puff Factory, is a must-see for Ghibli lovers while in Tokyo. The shop, upstairs café, and, of course, the food are all designed around the classic movie, My Neighbor Totoro. The star menu item is the Totoro-shaped cream puffs.
Aoki trained in Paris and opened up three shops there before finally returning to his hometown of Tokyo. The Japanese-French fusions desserts at Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki are a delight to the eye as well as the tastebuds.
Pastry chef and owner Toshi Yorizuka is considered one of the top pastry chefs in Japan. Now at his eponymous pastry bar, you can watch these divine creations being assembled as he prepares them for you right at the bar. Located inside Tokyo Midtown.
Janice Wong‘s Dessert Bar hails from Singapore. At this dessert shop, presentation is everything, and you won’t be disappointed. Located inside the NEWoMAN complex, with direct access from Shinjuku Station.