Kappabashi Street (かっぱ橋道具街, Kappabashi Dōgugai) is a shopping street between Ueno and Asakusa, which is lined with several dozens of stores selling everything needed by restaurant operators, with the exception of fresh food.

You will find specialized stores for dishes, pots, pans, cooking utensils, stoves, tables, chairs, signs, lanterns and more. There are also a few stores which sell plastic and wax food samples, used by many restaurants in their show windows.

Plastic food samples
Red lanterns

 

Get There and Around

The closest station is Tawaramachi Station on the Subway Ginza Line, a short walk away.

Orientation in Tokyo

Hours and Fees

Hours

Most shops open from 9:00 to 17:00

Closed

Many shops are closed on Sundays and public holidays
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