What coffee things should I buy/visit while in Tokyo?

Recommendations for espresso equipment buyers and upgraders.
fnacer

#1: Post by fnacer » Nov 08, 2019, 11:50 pm

Is there anything coffee-related I should get, while I'm visiting Tokyo next month, that is unusual, easier to get, better made, or better priced than in the States? Any place with coffee "significance" I should visit?

Thanks.

baldheadracing
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#2: Post by baldheadracing » Nov 09, 2019, 1:05 am

If I was ever in Tokyo, then I would want to go to Kitchentown and Union coffee supply - if you are into coffee equipment. https://www.foodrepublic.com/2015/12/02 ... chen-town/
https://uncomfortablycaffeinated.wordpr ... eet-tokyo/
What I'm interested in is my worst espresso being fantastic - James Hoffmann

ojt

#3: Post by ojt » Nov 09, 2019, 2:21 am

I would get an Origami dripper :) In fact, I may be going there sometime next year.
Osku

njw

#4: Post by njw » Nov 09, 2019, 3:46 am

there are several threads on reddit about the tokyo coffee scene. i've never been, but reading through them had me excited to go!

https://www.reddit.com/r/Coffee/search?q=tokyo

also, tetsu kasuya (who won wbrc) has a shop called philocoffea that i didn't see mentioned and kurasu is a shop with a lot of brewing gear.

hope you have a blast!

pafcio0

#5: Post by pafcio0 » Nov 09, 2019, 8:37 am

Been to Tokyo couple of times, if you don't mind using google translate, you might find my photostory I posted on Polish forum quite useful:
https://forum.wszystkookawie.pl/index.php?topic=7635.0