You Have to Visit These Famous Sandwich Shops in Japan

Try all of them and choose a favorite.

Recently, there has been an increasing number of unique meat sandwiches that can be found in Japan with main dishes such as a stack of pastrami and a Kyoto-style arrangement using duck meat. Here, we introduce the famous meat sandwich shops you can visit in Japan.


is a meat bistro hailed by a talented French chef. The brunch menu here is very popular. All the handmade ingredients such as ham and sausage are the perfect balance of flavor, spiciness, and saltiness. The bread they use are made by their sister shop THE BAKE. Enjoy nine different kinds of delicious sandwiches when you drop by this bistro! 

Campagne Pastrami 120g (

Campagne Pastrami
has a refined flavor taste with the aroma of wild arugula. Homemade pastrami, which is aged for a week, is scented with smoked chips and then carefully grilled while sandwiched in the sand. According to the staff, Yuta Ogawa, this is a good brunch sandwich with quality homemade ham and sausage. You can take it out, so customers are highly encouraged to take advantage of this.

Antique furniture purchased in NY is placed in a chic store inspired by a New York bistro.

Next to the bistro is its sister shop THE BAKE. You can purchase bread made with LE BOOZY sausage and pastrami.

LE BOOZY is located at 1/F CONFOR Bifuu, 2-3-13 Kanocho, Chuo District, Kobe City, Hyogo and is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. daily except Wednesday brunch. You may contact them at +81-78-778-9686. It is about a 10-minute walk from JR and Hankyukobe Line Sannnomiya Station.


is a cafe in a complex facility of a Kyoto townhouse that has been vacant for more than 100 years. The cafe mainly offers hand drip coffee, but they also offer other options like the three types of hot sandwiches best matched with coffee. They also have egg sandwich (¥700) and a fruit custard sandwich (¥750) that mainly uses local ingredients.

Kamonegi Sand (

The crispy texture of the
Kujo leek and the umami of Tamba's large shimeji (brown beech mushroom) are well-matched with Kamonegi Sand. Kyoto white miso and Western-style smoked duck meat are the perfect fusion of Japanese and Western cuisine that will leave you wanting for more. 

Haruna Kaneko
, the cafe’s manager says you can take out these sandwiches and drinks. Many locals freely drop by this beautiful cafe to indulge and relax.


Located in a quiet residential area of ​​Hanayamachi Dori running from east to west. You can see the courtyard from the open window and have a relaxing time.

GOOD TIME COFFEE  is located at 2-357 Tsukinuke, Shimogyo District, Kyoto City and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily except Wednesdays. You may contact them at +81-75-202-7824. It is about a 12-minute walk from JR Tanbaguchi Station

Ore no Bistro & Bakery Shinsaibashi 

This is a new business category which includes
"Ore no Bistro" where you can enjoy their meals similar to high-end restaurants, and "Ore no Bakery" where bread made with high-quality milk is very popular among locals. They offer dishes made by French chefs at very affordable prices.

Roast Beef Sand (

roast beef sandwich is a luxurious dish. The roast beef condensed in umami is sandwiched between two slices of bread from Ore no Bakery. This sandwich is only available during lunchtime.

“We offer a variety of dishes that makes use of French skills such as appetizers, meat and fish dishes at a reasonable price,” says chief chef,
Kazunami Kawabata.

In the casual shop, there are counter seats surrounding the open kitchen.

Ore no Bistro & Bakery Shinsaibashi is located at 1/F Unagidani Square, 1-19-11 Higashi Shinsaibashi, Chuo District, Osaka City and is open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends, daily. You may contact them at +81-6-4708-5900. It is about a 3-minute walk from Subway Shinsaibashi Station.

Sandwich no Mise 3 Ikuta Shindo Store 

This store reproduces the sandwiches that the owner's family enjoyed when they lived in New York. Homemade Ciabatta will melt in your mouth. The flavor will spread through your taste buds with its exquisite salt combined with simple ingredients makes it extremely flavorful!

Hamburger Full Size (

Hamburger Full Size
uses ingredients that are delicious even when cold, such as tomato and lettuce. Their special tomato and Caesar sauce produces such a deep taste, it will leave you wanting for more.

Yoshitomo Suga
, the shop manager reveals they have new breads baked at the store this summer. Their current menu now offers unique sandwiches such as cake-shaped ones and cheese mousse sandwiches.

The store name is inspired by a novel. Check out the books on the table!

Sandwich no Mise 3 Ikuta Shindo Store is located at 1/F Ikutashindo Bldg., 1-10-9 Kitanagasadori, Chuo District, Kobe City, Hyogo and is pen from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., daily. You may contact them at +81-78-241-1890. It is close to Subway Sannomiya Station.


Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Kansai Walker™ (26 September 2019)

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