Kappabashi-dori Avenue, also known as Kappabashi Dogu Street (Kappabashi utensil street), is Tokyo’s mecca for everything cooking and restaurant related.

Man programming restaurant ticket vending machines
Wondered where those restaurants get their ticket vending machines? | Photo by Gregory Lane

Everything you need for your kitchen or your restaurant is available. Ticket vending machines, deep fryers, espresso machines, furniture, lanterns, plates, knives, plastic food samples and more are on sale.

Lantern shop
Lantern shop | Photo by Gregory Lane

The shops along the street are open from 9am until 5pm, daily.

Kappabashi shoppers
There are often bargains available | Photo by Gregory Lane

See our guide to shopping in Kappabashi and also how to buy a knife.

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