Hi, I’m Fumi.
Have you ever eaten Japanese bento, especially eat them in train or bullet train?
You’ll be very surprised to see Japan’s Train food at Ekibennya Matsuri, Tokyo Station. You have to go through ticket gates if you want to access this Ekiben shop.
This Train Bento store is located at Tokyo Station Central Street, between the platforms 5/6 and 7/8. There are various kinds of Ekiben that means food in box lunch from all over Japan to Tokyo.
So, you don’t have to trip to many places in Japan to eat famous Japan’s Train Bento. Because you can get them at once at Tokyo Station.
Buy and Eat Popular Japanese Bento as souvenir, Tokyo Station
Eating Bento while we get in Shinkansen or JR train is one of the Japanese culture for a long time. We share train food with family or friends and have fun time.
I share some of very popular Train Bento from all over Japan. This octopus Bento is from Kobe.
This sea urchin Bento is from Iwate.
Have you ever tried to eat boiled crab?
They are soft and fluffy.
This crab shaped Ekiben is from Tottori.
After you eat it, wash it well and keep it as Japanese souvenir!
Japanese seafood is fresh and tastes good, so I recommend that you try to eat seafood train bento.
This Ekiben from Nagoya, Aichi. Miso pork cutlet and grilled steam rice are very popular in Nagoya. Eating specialties food is a wonderful experience to know Japanese and local culture! Don’t miss pork, beef or chicken and fresh seafood Ekiben at Tokyo.
Must Buy Japan’s Popular Character’s Bento, lunch box at Tokyo Station
As you know, Hello Kitty is very famous all over the world. You can get this cute Hello kitty Daruma shaped Ekiben in Tokyo.
Daruma doll is seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck. Just like Crab shaped Ekiben you can wash it and keep it as Japanese souvenir.
When I went there, I didn’t see Pokemon Bento. Because it’s limited edition on weekend, so if you want get Pokemon Ekiben, you have to go to Tokyo Station on Saturday or Sunday!
If you travel Tokyo or another destination with your children, get these cute character’s Bento. Your kids will be excited to have them!
Of course, you can eat these lovely Ekiben too. Have a wonderful train trip from Tokyo or to Tokyo with Japanese train food, Bento in Japan!
Information about Ekibenya Matsuri
I tell you how to get to the Ekibenya Matsuri at Tokyo station.
|Adress||Tokyoto Chiyodaku Marunouchi 1-9-1
inside ticket gate, JR Tokyo Station, GRANSTA
|Business Time||05:30 – 23:00 , open 365 days per year.|
|Access||Soon, Yaesu Cyuou ticket entrance|
|Payment method||Credit card, cash, suica|
|Nearest Station||Tokyo Station|
|Shop, Web site||http://www.nre.co.jp.e.yj.hp.transer.com/ekiben/tabid/227/Default.aspx|
If you want to know more about Ekibenya Matsuri, you can check the official site.
【The official site, Ekibenya Matsuri in Tokyo Station】