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Karuizawa Kogen Tofu Shosuian
At Karuizawa Kogen Tofu Shosuian, you can enjoy house-made tofu that is made with pure water from Karuizawa and carefully selected soy beans produced only in Nagano Prefecture. They offer various dishes using healthy tofu. The restaurant became popular by word of mouth, and it attracts many young female customers. You can eat there without reservation, but we recommend that you make a reservation to enjoy your relaxing meal as they serve the meal in courses.
- 2450-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
- Contact No.
- 10-min walk from Naka-Karuizawa Station on Shinano Railway Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Lunch‐11:00‐14:00, cafe time‐14:00‐16:00, dinner‐17:00‐20:00
Closed on Tuesdays
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 2 hours
- Other Information
- Average price per person: from 3,800 yen for lunch, from 5,250 yen for dinner Menu: Sakuraso 3,800 yen, yudofu (cocked in a stock) 1,480 yen (for 1-2 persons), green tea anmitsu 650 yen
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Exquisite Tofu Made with Selected Water and Soy Beans
The restaurant is very particular about the quality of the tofu that they used. They use only water from Karuizawa and good quality soy beans to craft their tofu. The tofu has a natural sweetness and it is used to make their popular sweets as well. You can purchase their tofu at the restaurant as souvenirs.
Tofu Dishes Where You Enjoy the Sweetness of Soy Beans
The Sakuraso (3,800 yen) is a good value fixed menu because you can enjoy various kinds of tofu dishes. For the appetizer, they serve creamy yose tofu that is made without a mold. You will savor the natural sweetness of soy beans in this simple dish. They proudly serve it with rock salt, instead of soy sauce, so that you enjoy the flavor of the soy beans.
Opens as a Cafe from 2 PM
They serve as a cafe from 2 to 4 p.m. They offer a wide range of menu items, such as sweets made with tofu, anmitsu (combination of agar jelly, bean paste and ice cream) with green tea and soy milk with brown sugar syrup. *The photo below is anmitsu with green tea (650 yen).