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Shopping in Tokyo: Buy saké liquor by small breweries at Saké Ichishima-ya!

Saké Ichishima-ya is a family store selling bottles of tasty regional whisky, nihonshu and shochu since 1908! Top choice from small Japanese breweries…
Buy saké liquor by small breweries at Saké Ichishima-ya (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan)!

Typical prices:

  • Bottle of saké (720 mL): 1000-4000 yens
  • Bottle of saké (1.8 L): 2000-5000 yens

Open: 09:00-20:00 (Sunday and public holidays: closed)

Phone: (+81) 03-3261-5028
Credit cards: Unavailable.
Labels: Japanese.

Saké Ichishima-ya is the specialist shop 8 in the section B2 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).

Suidobashi/Ochanomizu area in Tokyo: Fish, saké, armours, swords, antiques, art, garden

Traditional Japan before your eyes in Tokyo near Suidobashi and Ochanomizu train stations! Raw and grilled fish, saké, samurai swords, kendo armours, traditional everyday objects, and a Japanese garden with beautiful flowers and leaves… For this autumn and winter, Yes in Japan recommends you:

  • Hanaya, restaurant with staff in kimono serving seasonal fish, crab, shells…
  • Ippo, “izakaya” restaurant with fish, meat and Japanese alcohol!
  • Saké Ichishimaya, liquor store with selected bottles of nihonshu and shochu.
  • Shobu-do-sangyo, specialist store with kendo armours, bamboo & iaido swords…
  • Sankei-shoten, Japanese antique and art dealer.
  • Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, splendid in autumn thanks to its maple trees 🙂

Japanese alcohol at Saké Ichishimaya (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Try these exceptional shops and the garden if you stay at a hotel/ryokan in Bunkyo ward or Chiyoda ward, study Japanese at a language school in Suidobashi, or visit the nearby Tokyo Dome City or Jimbocho Book Town!