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Sweet Delights in Fukuoka & Tokyo: Must-Try Desserts for Travelers

① Famous Fukuoka Desserts on Instagram

Recommended Japanese Desserts / Source: instagram@yumuken_gourmet

Japan is a place where you can enjoy a variety of desserts. There are many types of desserts to choose from, from desserts made with Japan’s unique craftsmanship to desserts that captivate the eye with their extravagant visuals. For tourists, Japan is nothing short of a “dessert paradise.” Let me introduce the desserts that are currently popular among locals.

If you plan a trip to Fukuoka, we recommend visiting “Bouquca Bakery.” Here, you can try chocolate bread. The dough is made from scratch, making it an impressive texture. Once you taste it, you can feel the difference from the dough itself.

The fluffy dough contains fresh chocolate, boasting a rich taste. The rich chocolate and soft bread combine to deliver a great taste. If you love chocolate, it’s a place worth visiting. In addition to chocolate bread, Bouquca Bakery offers a variety of bakery menus.

  • Address: 1 Chome-19-31 Shiobaru, Minami Ward, Fukuoka, 815-0032 Japan
  • Operating hours: 10:00 – 18:00, closed on Wednesdays
  • Menu: Chocolate Bread 900 yen (approximately $6)

Cafe Stand 10.8 offers soft soufflé pancakes. It’s a place gathering attention on Instagram and receiving a lot of interest from locals.

The freshly baked pancakes boast extreme sweetness and are served with strawberries, chocolate syrup, chocolate ice cream, and chocolate icing. Their great visuals captivate the eye.

In addition to chocolate, you can taste a variety of soufflé pancakes with strawberry, honey lemon, caramel nuts, and apple cinnamon.

  • Address: 107−13 高山ビル 1F, Torimachi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0018, Japan
  • Operating hours: 11:00 – 18:00
  • Menu: Pancake 1,000 yen (approximately $6.8)

② Popular Cafes Among Locals in Tokyo


Heckeln, located in Tokyo, is a café that has been operating since 1971. When you visit Heckeln, you are warmly welcomed by a pudding master. The representative dessert menu of Heckeln is jumbo pudding.

This place is a famous dessert shop in Japan and has been featured on various broadcasts. The pudding, which looks soft at first glance, boasts a non-stimulating sweetness.

Heckeln’s jumbo pudding is only sold 50 per day. As they do not take reservations, it is recommended that you visit in the morning.

Address: 安藤ビル 1F, 1 Chome−20−11, Nishishinbashi, Minato City, 105-0003 Tokyo, Japan
Operating hours: 09:00 – 15:00, closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Menu: Jumbo Pudding 500 yen (approximately $3.4)


Asakusa Chaya Tabanenoshi is a popular crepe shop in Asakusa, Tokyo. It’s a famous hot spot among locals. It’s always crowded, so there’s usually a waiting line.

The signature menu here is matcha brulee. They make brulee with lots of ice cream and cream in a crepe.
A smooth and sweet taste fills your mouth when you taste the brulee on top. It’s a great dessert, from its visuals to its taste.

If you follow their Instagram, they offer a 50 yen discount, so please note.

  • Address: 2 Chome-7-7 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032 Japan
  • Operating hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 – 18:00, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 – 19:00
  • Menu: Crepes 800-1,200 yen (approximately $5.4-$8.2)

③ Osaka Crepe Hotspot


HARBS Namba Parks in Osaka is a place where you can taste a variety of cakes. Mille crepe cake is especially popular. The soft crepe and fresh fruit create a sweet harmony.

They have a wide variety of cakes, such as peach cheesecake, melon cake, maroon cake, and chocolate cake. In addition to cakes, they also sell pasta and sandwiches. It’s a great place to enjoy brunch, often visited by locals.

Visitors have left reviews such as “The strawberries are fresh, and the cream is smooth,” “If you like cake, you must visit,” and “The fresh cream is smooth, and the cake has a lot of milk scent.”

  • Address: 2 Chome−10−7 なんばパークス, Nanbanaka, Naniwa Ward, Osaka 556-0011, Japan
  • Operating hours: 11:00 – 20:00
  • Menu: Slice of Cake 830-1,150 yen (approximately $5.6-$7.8)
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