These Rainbow-Colored Snacks in Nagoya Are the Next Big Thing in Japan
They're worth the hype.
Rainbow-colored snacks have become a big thing in many shops in Japan. Aside from them being visually-appealing and Instagrammable, these colorful food items are, more often than not, actually also pretty tasty and very filling.
In this article, we introduce four shops in Nagoya selling cute, eye catching, multi-colored treats that are worth taking a chance on.
3-9-3 Matsukaze-cho, Showa District, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
Open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays to Thursdays , and 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cafe is closed on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
FUNNYS CAFÉ’s “Rainbow Toast” (¥650)
Part of what makes the appearance of FUNNYS CAFE’s “Rainbow Toast” (¥650) striking is its rainbow-colored German Mozzarella Cheese, which has a chewy texture and a rich flavor.
From October to April, you can enjoy the cafe’s miso broth udon called “Miso Nikomi Udon,” and from May to September cold soba noodles called “Mori Soba” (¥800). Their noodle’s taste comes from their predecessor udon store, “Matsuya”.
Oe Bldg, 1/F 3-45-1 Myouon-dori, Mizuho District, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
Open from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Last order is at 6 p.m.) on weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Last order is at 5:30 p.m.) on weekends and holidays. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cono’s coffee offers a relaxing and comfortable space where you can enjoy the rich and deep taste of the “Cono’s Blend Coffee” (¥400).
Cono’s coffee’s “Rainbow Bagel” (¥250) tastes so much better when you have it toasted.
Aside from this, the shop serves a “Rainbow Bagel” (¥250) that’s famous for being crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside when toasted. You can upgrade your “Plain Bagel Sandwich” (¥400) into the “Rainbow Bagel” for just ¥100. However, it is only available while supplies last.
There are also many other bread options like the “Sandwich” (¥490), made from Italian Ciabatta, that’s available at the shop.
Pancake House HoiHoi Sakae Main Branch
Residencia Sakae South 1/F, 5-4-2, Sakae, Naka District, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Last order is at 6:30 p.m.). The establishment is closed on Mondays or on Tuesday, when the Monday falls on a holiday.
Pancake House HoiHoi Sakae Main Branch drove Nagoya’s pancake boom with its Hawaiian Style “Pancake” (¥600) made with buttermilk.
Hoi Hoi’s “Rainbow Fruit Sandwich” (¥880)
A quick snack that you can try at the shop is the “Rainbow Fruit Sandwich” (¥880). It’s made with a lot of homemade whipped cream topped with fresh fruits, which you can eat with as much maple syrup as you please.
You should also try their melt-in-your-mouth “Souffle Pancake” (¥1,100) that’s available only on weekdays.
FUWA CANDY STORE
Gatten Shouchi Bldg. 1/F 3-30-25, Osu, Naka District, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m on weekdays, and from 10 a.m. to 7:20 p.m. (Last order is around 20 minutes before closing time) on weekends and holidays.
FUWA CANDY STORE is a rolled ice cream specialty store that’s becoming popular for selling “Ice Cream Tacos”. It was only released in the store last June, after it became a big hit in America.
FUWA CANDY STORE’s “Ice Cream Taco” (¥600) has rolled chocolate ice cream inside.
This “Ice Cream Taco”, on the other hand, contains cookies and cream rolled ice cream.
FUWA CANDY STORE’s “Ice Cream Taco” (¥600) is a new type of dessert, similar to a Mexican taco, made with colorful ice cream cones and filled with rolled ice cream. You can choose from four varieties, including the pink taco cone filled with chocolate ice cream, and the blue taco cone filled with cookies and cream.
Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Tokai Walker™ (26 September 2018)