Stimulating Appetites! Photogenic Cafes Along the Nankai Line

"Looks Delicious!" Abounds at Photogenic Cafes Along the Nankai Line

Do you ever find yourself thinking "Looks Delicious!" the moment you see gourmet photos? I'll introduce four photogenic cafes along the Nankai Line that arouse your appetite just by their appearance.

KISHU CHAYA Tamurin'en Ki: no Wakayama store

Located on the second floor of Ki: no Wakayama, directly connected to Wakayama City station, "KISHU CHAYA Tamurin'en" is a cafe operated by the long-established tea shop "Tamurin'en." The white hanging curtains and wooden interior create an elegant and tranquil atmosphere. The shop is equipped with stone mills, allowing you to taste the freshly ground matcha and hojicha with their original flavors and aromas. It is said that the Wakayama specialty "green soft ice cream" made from domestically produced tea leaves and other soft ice creams are also made from matcha!

At "KISHU CHAYA Tamurin'en," you can taste the tea from the long-established tea shop and desserts made with matcha. The shop also has original products and souvenirs using local specialties! It is said that a limited menu is introduced every season.

39 Higashikuramaecho, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, Ki: no Wakayama 2F
Business Hours
11:00 AM–9:00 PM (L.O.8:30 PM)
Closed on Ki: no Wakayama's regular closing days

Hatsugano Terrace

From Izumi-Chuo Station on the Semboku High-Speed Railway, take the Nankai Bus for about 10 minutes. Across from the "Hatsugano 3-chome" bus stop, you'll see a stylish building with a black base, which is "Hatsugano Terrace." This cafe is operated by Yasai Kobo, a produce shop. Their menu, featuring abundant seasonal ingredients, is quite popular!

Hatsugano Terrace has a calm atmosphere that suits the serene neighborhood. Enjoy meals and sweets made with plenty of seasonal ingredients while gazing at the courtyard created at the center of the shop. Whether with family, friends, or someone special, spend a lovely time here.

Osaka, Izumi, Hatsugano 3-1-1
Business Hours
9:30 AM–5:00 PM

SAKAINOMA Cafe and Hotel - Kuma

Just a 7-minute walk from Sakai Station, "SAKAINOMA Cafe and Hotel - Kuma" in the World Heritage city of Sakai serves as a hub for enjoying the town's offerings, with its combined hotel and cafe.

The hotel, "SAKAINOMA Hotel - Kuma," renovated from a 70-year-old traditional house, features a main building facing a central courtyard and separate detached wings. Each room is adorned with artworks by local artists, creating a charming atmosphere.

The cafe, "SAKAINOMA Cafe - Kuma," is open to everyone, not just hotel guests, offering a taste of Sakai's culture and charm through its food, desserts, and drinks.

Pair your meal with refreshing drinks like Amakusa soda made with homemade sweet summer citrus syrup or a green tea float using matcha sourced from Sakai's tea shops. Additionally, there's a "Private Dining Plan" where you can enjoy the cafe's menu in the comfort of your hotel room, perfect for relaxed dining with children or lively conversations with friends.

At "SAKAINOMA Cafe and Hotel - Kuma," you can fully immerse yourself in Sakai's history and culture while enjoying a leisurely time.

1-1-23 Kumanocho Nishi, Sakai-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka
Business Hours
9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesdays and Thursdays


Located just a short walk from Asakayama Station, "THE base ASAKAYAMA Cafe Dining" is a stylish cafe dining spot operated by an interior design company, known for its chic interior.

With high ceilings and an airy ambiance, the interior features stylish decor including tables and chairs made by the company, creating a space with distinct character.

1-5-4 Kagayama-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka
Business Hours
Mon, Thu-Sun 10:30 AM–9:00 PM (Last Order: 8:30 PM) Tue 10:30 AM–4:00 PM (Last Order: 3:00 PM)
Wednesdays and New Year holidays