Chabara
Akihabara: Retail
 
Chabara: Akihabara
Akihabara / Retail
Open 11am-8pm daily.
Average visit time: 10-30 minutes

A stylish new retail venture from JR (the train company), Chabara is a sister store of the nearby under-the-tracks Aki-Oka crafts complex, showcasing local food products from around Japan. The retail section offers a vast selection of food and drink, focusing on regional specialties like soy sauce, miso, rice crackers, tea, sake and quite a bit more, with special events every month.

The complex also houses a sake tasting bar, a kampoh juice bar, a counter selling inexpensive shojin-ryori (vegetarian temple cuisine), and a branch of a popular local coffee shop.









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