【Tokyo Cafe】At the heart of trendy Omotesando sits the old, unchanged Café Casa. Take a bite into the past and try the must-eat hotcakes!

23.February.2017 | FEATURES / FOOD

Embracing a large number of fans in Tokyo is a café which loves the littlest pleasures. As time has passed in Omotesando, the flavours of this store have always remained the same. From parent to child, this old café is running through the generations and has something for everyone.

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The stained glass window was created by the owner of the shop. It was painted using acrylic paints to give it an old texture to look like glass.  You can really see that the effort put into this piece. From the whole cosy atmosphere to the illustrated menu, you will be deeply amused by your surroundings and your heart will be stolen away.

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The combination of furniture consists of not only tables, there are counter seats too. The antique atmosphere of the café is very soothing. If you’re on your own and looking to enjoy a nice relaxing coffee, this is the place for you!

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Originally, this café provided catered meals, however approximately 20 years ago after hearing requests from customers, hotcakes joined menu (¥750 with tax). The contrast between the crispy surface of the pancake and the fluffiness that lies within is heavenly. This hotcake is different to a pancake ー overflowing with nostalgia, the hotcake is covered in maple syrup for a truly exquisite blend of flavours.

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Another treat to highlight on the menu is the Custard Pudding, which is a perfect blend of sweetness and slightly bitter caramel (¥550 tax included). The founder of this store studied the art of French dessert making. The results of his fine work and particularity over the mix of flavours can still be tasted to this very day in each item on the menu.

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32 years have passed since the founding of this café. It is much loved by its regular customers and has remained unchanged throughout the years as a place where customers can find the balance between their mind and spirit. Spend some quality time in this comforting atmosphere. Forget about Omotesando, and like a time capsule, Café Casa will take you back through a journey of nostalgia — a perfect spot to spend the winter!

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Information

Café Casa (Café香咲)

Address: 3-41-1Jingu-mae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel:03-3478-4281
Opening hours:9:00〜20:30 ※Last orders: 20:00 (Saturday, Sunday & national holidays: 11:30〜18:00※ Last orders: 17:30)
Holidays:Monday(Except national holiday Mondays)

 

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