Gransta is a large-scale shopping mall located on the basement level of Tokyo Station. There are so many great choices for restaurants and shops here, it's hard to believe that this shopping mall is within the ticket gates of a train station! Other than Japanese and Western sweets as well as snacks and sides, look forward to a plethora of general goods stores perfect for buying souvenirs! It’s a prime place to get those last-minute items before getting on the Shinkansen or heading off to Narita Airport.
To make choosing a little easier, here’s a list of souvenirs we recommend that can only be bought at Tokyo Station! We will also introduce the most popular dishes of each café and restaurant - just outside of the Marunouchi ticket gates.
Souvenirs Only Available at Tokyo Station #1 - Traveler’s Notebook Station Edition (4,536 JPY)
This notebook is only available at Tokyo Station and was created to help travelers who just started their trip to make the most out of their Japan vacation! The notebook sports an original, golden logo on it, making this product an excellent souvenir or present as well!
Available at: Traveler’s Factory Station
Souvenirs Only Available at Tokyo Station #2 - Train Towel Handkerchief (594 JPY each) *Boxcar sold separately (108 JPY)
Only available in Tokyo Station, these handkerchiefs are small in size with cute embroidery, making them perfect for children. There are boxcars available in multiple colors to go along with the handkerchiefs as well. These are sure to put a smile on any train-loving kid’s face.
Available at: fil+usine
Souvenirs Only Available at Tokyo Station #3 - Feiler Tokyo Station Building Handkerchief Blue / Night (2,160 JPY each)
Feiler is a long-established German brand and its handkerchiefs are immensely popular in Japan. So is the beautiful Tokyo Station version, available in a rich blue as well as dark, vivid colors to represent the night view. With its high quality and great feel, it’s a great gift for colleagues or relatives.
Available at: Loverary by Eiler
Souvenirs Only Available at Tokyo Station #4 - Tsubame Note: Tokyo Building (410 JPY)
This product is a result of a collaboration between Tokyo Station and Tsubame Note, a notebook manufacturer established in 1947. This notebook based off the Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building is easy to write in, doesn’t bleed, and feels great to use. You’ll want to write in it every day!
Available at: Neue
Souvenirs Only Available at Tokyo Station #5 - Paulownia Box (1,944 JPY)
This original paulownia box features a picture of the Tokyo Station Marunouchi building and reveals two beautiful sets of chopsticks once opened. This is a wonderful, stylish gift for fans of Japanese cuisine! You can even have someone’s name engraved on the chopsticks for a small fee.
Available at: Nihonbo
Souvenirs Only Available at Tokyo Station #6 - Shinkansen Cava (2,700 JPY)
This special cava (Spanish sparkling wine) boasts an original, poppy design of Tokyo Station and a shinkansen on its label, making it a unique souvenir that can be enjoyed together.
Available at: Wine shop Enoteca
Our Favorite Restaurants and Cafes Near the Marunouchi Ticket Gates
Recommended Dishes #1 - Pork Miso Soup Set Meal from Kyushu (1,280 JPY)
Kayanoya is a shop that puts all its passion into the broth and only uses additive-free preservatives. Especially recommended is the Pork Miso meal. It features both Kayanoya’s special broth and classic dried fish broths and is enhanced with a large helping of vegetables.
Restaurant Name: Kayanoya
Recommended Dishes #2 - Margherita Pizza (1,814 JPY)
The Italian market and restaurant Eataly is proud of their fresh-out-of-the-oven pizza. Their simple, yet tasty mozzarella and basil Margherita is a popular, must-try meal.
Restaurant Name: Eataly
Recommended Dishes #3 - Shrimp Pad Thai (1,980 JPY)
This popular Thai restaurant called Mango Tree is Japan’s first pad thai specialty restaurant. The dish we recommend is the Shrimp Pad Thai with a large, juicy prawn resting on top. The crunchy texture of their original brown rice noodles is so good, you won’t be able to get enough of it!
Restaurant Name: Mango Tree Kitchen Pad Thai
Recommended Dishes #4 - Mix of 5 Deli Items (1,000 JPY) *from 11:30 A.M. to 9:30 P.M.
At Garden House Café, the most popular meal to order during lunch time is this mix of five deli items. Choose between fried chicken and the recently trending tempeh (fermented soybeans) for your main dish. It’s a healthy and filling deli lunch!
Restaurant Name: Garden House Cafe
Recommended Dishes #5 - Quality Natural Bluefin Tuna Set (3,780 JPY)
Ever since its opening, Tsukiji Sushiko has continually put all of their efforts into their tuna dishes. Look forward to enjoying a luxurious natural bluefin tuna set meal within the gates of Tokyo Station!
Restaurant Name: Tsukiji Sushiko Nagomi
Recommended Dishes #5 - Free-Choice Half & Half Meal (1,166 JPY)
Choose two menu items from a variety of tasty options such as the stone-grilled bibimbap, cold noodles, kimbap (Korean rolled sushi), and sundubu jjigae (spicy tofu stew) at this authentic Korean restaurant. Hanbije is especially popular with female guests.
Restaurant Name: Hanbije
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.
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