Food Crawl: Go on a Food Trip at This Japanese Complex Facility

It has so many food choices!

Various events, such as marche (market), are held at the open space in front of Inabe City Hall.

Nigiwai no Mori Inabe Hutte
is a complex facility that’s located on the grounds of the Inabe City Hall in Mie Prefecture. Built using the theme of a walking trail, many popular stores from the Tokai and Kansai region are concentrated here.

In this article, we feature some of the shops in the facility worth checking out:


is a new shop by Patisserie Ravi,e relier, a popular pastry store in Osaka. It offers various types of sweets such as ice cream during the summer and chocolate in the winter. Many cakes are also being sold here and are quite popular among the tourists as souvenirs.

Your heart will skip a beat at the sight of the cakes lined up!

Limited-edition products, which you can only find at Nigiwai no Mori Inabe Hutte, are available here.

The exterior of r26 has red accents.

r26 is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. You may contact them at +81-594-87-7130.

Shokuniku Kakoya FUCHITEI

Shokuniku Kakoya FUCHITEI
, a popular bistro in Nagoya, moved to Inabe and opened as a shop that specializes in patties, terrine, and sausages. Hotdogs, hamburgers, and alcohol are also served at the restaurant. This trendy shop is inspired by the image of a wood-fired kiln.

Pate de Campagne (¥972) is made from pork loin, liver, and back fat. It has a rich flavor without the smell.

The sofa set up outside the store is convenient for lounging around.

Shokuniku Kakoya FUCHITEI is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. You may contact them at +81-594-87-6017.

Rob Inabe Hutte

Rob Inabe Hutte
is a shop created by Café Rob, which has two branches in the Aichi Prefecture. They serve various café menu items such as soft pancakes and coffee. We recommend their Kisetsu no Pancake (¥1,200 for 3 pieces), which has seasonal fruits and sauce. Not only is this dish tasty, but it’s also Instagram-worthy!

Kisetsu no Pancake

The Plain Pancakes (¥972 for three pieces) is served with fresh whipped cream and maple syrup.

Rob Inabe Hutte is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a take-out option for customers.

Kitsch et Bio Inabe Hutte

Kitsch et Bio Inabe Hutte
is the third branch of the Nagoya Kitsch et Bio and functions as a food boutique. At the store, you can enjoy imported wine, homemade deli, sweets that use local farm products, and other organic products.


Many specialty goods are lined up on the shelves.

The exterior looks simple and stylish.

Kitsch et Bio Inabe Hutte is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. You may contact them at +81-594-72-7773.

Maho no Pan

Maho no Pan
, which literally means “magic bread”, is another shop opened by peu frequente, a popular bakery in Nagoya. The bread at this bakery is made from local ingredients.

peu frequente’s best selling bread is called Maho no Pan (Magic Bread) (¥540). Its soft and fluffy texture is what makes it sublime.

The Maho no Pan store exterior

Maho no Pan is open from 9 a.m. to 6.m. or until the bread runs out. You may contact them at +81-594-87-7007.

Nigiwai no Mori Inabe Hutte is located at 31 Ageki Hokuseicho, Inabe City, Mie Prefecture. Opening hours depend on the store, but all of them are closed on Tuesdays. You may contact them at +81-594-86-7741 (Policy Division,  Planning Department, Inabe City Hall).

Provided by Japan WalkerTM, WalkerplusTM, and Tokai WalkerTM (6 June 2019)

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