INSIDE: A Comprehensive List of Tokyo Supermarkets for Grocery Shopping. Updated 2019.
Are you looking for a big supermarket in Tokyo to go grocery shopping?
Do you want to take a look at the price of the fruit and vegetables, or compare fish you can buy.
Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links. If you book a product or service after clicking on one of these links, we may receive a small commission at NO extra cost to you.
Or maybe you are travelling Tokyo on a budget and have heard about the excellent ready-made food options in a Japanese supermarket?
Whatever your reason for needing a good supermarket in Tokyo, we can help.
The Best Tokyo Supermarket near me?
Find a list of Tokyo Grocery Store supermarkets in popular Tokyo districts near you from the list below.
We’ve done the research for you. Let us know if you find a new local Japanese supermarket you’d recommend and we’ll add it to the list. (email@example.com)
(You’ll find answers to the questions, what to buy in Tokyo supermarket, where are the best places to buy inexpensive groceries near Tokyo, what are cost effective meals one could prepare in Tokyo, and what ready to eat vegetarian food can I buy in a supermarket in Tokyo, in the link above)
Tokyo Supermarkets Guide Part 1
OK Supermarkets in Tokyo
Ok supermarket in Tokyo (OK store) is much loved for cheap produce. This is the super market in Tokyo you should visit if you are wondering where to buy cheap fruits in Tokyo. OK supermarkets are most often situated on the outskirts of Tokyo. The closest ones to access are:
- OK Odaiba supermarket
- OK Sendagaya supermarket near Harajuku. (About 500 metres walk from Takeshita Street and our favourite 100 yen store, Daiso Harajuku)
- OK Hatsudai supermarket on the western side of Yoyogi park, about 500 metres walk from Yoyogi-Hachiman station.
Aeon supermarket Tokyo
Bigger Aeon Tokyo locations include Shinjuku, Shinonome near Odaiba, and Yokohama.
Ito Yokado Tokyo
Ito Yokado supermarkets can be found on the outskirts of Tokyo city, in the family friendly suburbs. The closest ones to the centre of Tokyo are Shinagawa, Yokado Kiba near Odaiba, and Shinjuku.
Seijo Ishii supermarkets in Tokyo central
Staying in central Tokyo? Seijo Ishii is your go-to supermarket in Tokyo.
Scattered around the suburbs near Tokyo Imperial Palace, you’ll find Seijo Ishii supermarkets in Marunouchi, Nihonbashi, Yotsuya (home of the Tokyo Toy Museum and Fire Museum), Tokyo Station, Kojimachi, Akasaka, Fujimi, Shibuya, Yurakucho, Tokyo Dome and Shinjuku.
Don’t worry if these names sound unfamiliar to you. You’ll soon start to recognise them when you catch trains in Tokyo central.
Tokyo Supermarket Guide Part 2
Hanamasa supermarket Tokyo
After Seijo Ishii supermarkets, the most common supermarket to find in Tokyo central are Hanamasa supermarkets. There’s one in Nihombashi near Kanda station, Asakusa, Ginza, Akihabara, Okachimachi, and Shimbashi near Tsujiki fish market.
Gyomu Super Tokyo
Gyomu Super Tokyo discount supermarket can be found between Akihabara and Kanda station, at Shinjuku, Okachimachi, and one on both the north and south sides of Ueno park.
Tokyu Store supermarket in Tokyo
You’ll find a bunch of Tokyo Store food stations in the Meguro area, south of Tokyo, with one near our favourite stationery store, Shibuya Loft.
Seiyu Supermarket Tokyo
Seiyu Tokyo is a popular well known supermarket in Japan.
Seiyu supermarkets in Tokyo include Asakusa, Sangenyaya, Chofu, Shimotakaido, near Shinjuku, Sugano, Nakano, and Koenji. There’s also a Seiyu supermarket store in our favourite shopping mall, Sunshine City in Ikebukuro.
If you need to go grocery shopping in Japan for bulk food souvenirs, try here.
Arguably the biggest supermarket in Japan, Marusho supermarkets are centred in the west of Tokyo.
Find one in Shinjuku, Nishigahara, Oimachi, Nogata, Nagano, Sekiguchi, and. Shimosoya
Another supermarket chain with stores in central Tokyo are Meiji Ya supermarkets.
Find one in Shinjuku, Roppongi, Hiroo, and two near Tokyo station and Imperial Palace at Nihombashi and Kyobashi.
Maru Etsu supermarket
Another big chain is Maru Etsu with many locations in Tokyo central.
Supermarket near Tokyo Station?
You’ll find Meiji Ya, Hanamasa and THREE Seijo Ishii supermarkets near Tokyo Station, within 5 minutes walk of the station.
Ask at the Tourist Information office to point you in the right direction towards the best supermarket Tokyo Station has to offer.
More Japanese Supermarkets in Tokyo
Here’s a list of more Japanese supermarkets in Tokyo to keep an eye out for.
- Daiei Supermarkets in Tokyo
- Natural House organic supermarket in Shibuya and Shimokitazawa
- Life Supermarket Tokyo
- Peacock supermarket in Daikanyamacho near Shibuya, and Takayama (near the Rainbow Bridge)
- National Azabu
- Ozeki supermarket in Tokyo
Explore a little Tokyo Supermarket
Convenience stores in Tokyo will do in a hurry.
Prices are higher than in a supermarket but very reasonable in comparison to convenience store prices in the rest of the world.
Konbini Japanese convenience stores in Tokyo include chains such as Family Mart, Lawson, Tokyo Mart, 7-Eleven, Lawson 100, Ministop, and Yamazaki Daily.
Our other spot for buying delicious Japanese food on the go, or food souvenirs, is to visit any Tokyo Department store food hall, otherwise know as Depachika. These underground food purveyors treasure trove are normally located in the basement of Japan’s top department stores.
Treasure hunt in a Depachika at your own risk!
We cannot guarantee you will leave empty handed.
Looking for More Fun Things to Do in Tokyo?
Click the links in blue below.
Bookmark Roam the Gnome
This article may contain affiliate links. This means if you make a booking or purchase after clicking on one of these links on Roam the Gnome™, we may receive a small affiliate commission at NO extra cost to you.
Roam the Gnome™ is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com, amazon.co.uk, amazon.ca. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Thank you in advance for your support in helping us to grow Roam the Gnome Family Travel™ Website Directory