Best Soft-Serve Ice Cream Shops In Japan

Here're best Soft-Serve Ice Cream Shops in Japan. We released a ranking of reviews about Soft-Serve Ice Cream Shops posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Japan.

Review Ranking

1

Address:1-11-9 Kita Horie Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:1 min walk from Yotsubashi Station. 15 min by car or taxi from Umeda Station,

Tel:06-6534-7171

Hours:12:00-19:00 [Tri・Sat・Sun]12:00-21:00

Closed:Wed

Groovy Ice Cream GUFO is a specialty shop of soft serve ice cream. They offer the season's limited one and regular one. We can choose ice cream from two kinds, and many kinds of toppings as you like! The shop assistants explain one by one for you.

2

UMIERE

2 Review

Address:1st Floor, Kita 3-jo Higashi 5-chome, Chuou-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido

Access:12 min walk from Sapporo Station.

Tel:011-211-4738

Hours:11:00-19:00

UMIERE offers a foamy ice cream that has been a big topic in Instagram. It has lovely looking, and nice balance of creamy and refreshing tastes of milk. Anyway, it's delicious!

3

Address:2-3-20 Naka, Namba, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:5 min walk, from Namba Station.

Tel:06-6616-9100

Hours:11:00-19:00

Fluffy and unusual shaped soft cream of DEGLAB SOFT CREAM LABORATORY in Namba. It tastes like rich fresh milk. The topping butterfly is lovely, isn't it?

4

Address:68 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo

Access:10 min walk, from Himeji Station

Hours:16:00-23:00 [Sat・Sun]14:00-23:00

Closed:Mon

"Ice is another stomach" in Himeji, which opened in November 2021. It has become a popular store where you can line up in a blink of an eye, as you have already received a lot of media coverage. Among the several menus, the cute "Himeji Castle Soft" with Monaka with the motif of Himeji Castle, a World Heritage Site, is popular. Recommended for memories of sightseeing in Himeji.

5

Address:95 Ujinakanokiri-cho, Ise-shi, Mie

Tel:0596-23-5558

Hours:10:00-16:00

Closed:Thu

Otofu shop makes a healthy soft ice cream made from tofu and soy bean milk contained more than half of it. I felt more delicious after walking around Ise.

6

Address:2506 Ko Onishi Aza Minoura Toyohama-cho, Kanonji-shi, Kagawa

Tel:0875-56-3655

Hours:8:30-18:00

This is a roadside station where you can eat the local ice cream topped with oiri, a little sweet and colorful candy born in the western part of Kagawa Prefecture. I like the nice location with beautiful scenery of Seto Inland Sea!◎Now, there're many sweets using oiri in other prefectures in Japan because they look nice in Instagram.

7

Address:6-4 Chuo-cho, Ito-shi, Shizuoka

Tel:0557-37-2563

Hours:9:00-22:00

Closed:Mon

A café Wakaba in the shopping district. Its taste that haven't changed since they opened in 1948 is loved by people in Ito. The rich taste soft cream ice is hand-made everyday. All said and done, the rare shape is cute!

8

Address:1850 Kou Nouma Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Tel:0879-82-0047

Hours:9:00-16:00

Marukin Say Sauce Museum's specialty 'Soy Sauce Ice Cream' that almost all tourists eat. It's made from Marukin's original soy sauce 'Hatsu-shibori' aged in wooden barrel. It has delicious balance of sweetness and saltiness.◎Located at 'Hishio-no Sato' area with savory smell of soy sauce. You can buy this at a souvenir shop adjoining Marukin Soy Sauce Museum. Free parking lot is available.

9

Address:1076-2 Anori Ago-cho, Shima-shi, Mie

Access:By car or taxi, 15 min from Ugata Station, 120 min from Yokkaichi Station, or 90 min from Tsu Station.

Tel:0599-47-3517

Sold directory by a sweets factory, a rich taste milk soft cream ice with lots of sweet potato syrup! As a topping, Kinko Imo (dried sweet potato) which has gentle sweetness♡

10

Address:1-B 406 Sakurano-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:6 min walk from Sanjo Station

Tel:075-708-5345

Hours:11:00-18:00 [Sat・Sun・Holidays]20:00

goody is famous for its photogenic soft served ice cream cone, and the heart-shaped chocolate for Valentine's Day is now on sale. We can choose toppings from various kinds as we like. To consider what to choose is also pleasure♡

11

Fujifrance

11 Review

Address:1st floor, Keihan Moll, 2-1-38, Higashinoda-machi, Miyakojima-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:Directly connected with Keihan Kyobashi Station

Tel:06-6809-7008

Hours:11:00-22:00

Fuji France always has cute and delicious cakes lined up. Here for this time. Grape white fruit 1,100yen. Kyoho The bunches are chocolate soft serve, cassis orange pudding, chantilly, grape jelly, kyoho, red grapes are more mellow than white grapes, so I'm happy with this menu. was delicious!

12

Address:3-16-16 Moto Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Access:5 min walk from Shin Okachimachi Station

Hours:12:00-18:30

Closed:Wed

Rich soft-served ice cream and fresh strawberries. Sour-sweet strawberry and rich milk excellently match each other. Strawberry-loving people should eat it!

13

Banan

1 Review

Address:1st floor, Sogo Yokohama, 2-18-1 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa

Access:3 min walk from Yokohama Station

Tel:045-465-2111

Hours:10:00-20:00

The first shop in Japan of a popular ice cream shop in Hawaii. Its healthy soft serve ice cream doesn't use any sugar nor milk products, but only natural sweetness of banana, so we don't need to have guilty conscience if we eat much. What's more, quinoa and fruit as toppings have good texture, and make the ice cream more delicious.

14

Address:586-2 Bano-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:1 min walk, from Karasumaoike Station

Tel:075-585-5226

Hours:8:00-23:00

A cafe in a moss and foliage plant shop! The pale blue gradation is too beautiful. This one is made of white bean paste, and it's finished by placing it on top of soft serve ice cream! Squeeze the green leaves to finish.

15

Address:2-3-1 Nihonbashimuromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Access:1 min walk from Mitsukoshimae Station

Tel:03-6262-6667

Hours:10:00-21:00

7/22 OPEN in Nihonbashi, Tokyo. 〖Golden Montblanc Soft Serve〗 with rich soft serve ice cream, 〖Golden Chestnut Dango〗 with chewy dumplings, and 〖Kuri Senbon〗 with luxurious smooth chestnut paste on daifuku. If you look into it on a holiday, there is a long line. I entered without lining up on weekdays.

16

Address:1-2-4 Benten, Niigata-shi, Niigata, Japan

Access:1 min walk, from Niigata Station

Tel:025-245-8770

Hours:6:30-17:00

A very cute autumn sweets plate. The Montblanc soft ice cream with plenty of chestnut cream is filled with vanilla ice cream and chiffon cake, giving you the satisfaction of a parfait. And the jar pudding that uses Kawase Poultry Farm's "memory eggs" is super delicious. 3 types of dumplings full of autumn flavors, ¥1,200.

17

Chi Chi

1 Review

Address:62-1 Shioya-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:3 min walk, from Gionshijo・Kawaramachi Station

Tel:075-600-9210

Hours:13:00-21:30

A croissant soft-serve ice cream specialty store. Ideas are so nice They celebrated their one year anniversary in September. Azuki vanilla topping, strawberry chocolate bear, croissant with chocolate. Stuffed with homemade red bean paste. Chestnut chocolate topped with bear chocolate and croissants with chocolate almonds.

18

Kyozuan

1 Review

Address:2-1, Sagatanryujitateishi-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan

Access:7 min walk, from Arashiyama Station

Tel:075-881-3560

Hours:10:00-17:00

It's so sticky that it won't fall off even if you turn it upside down. Like Turkish ice cream? ! Black sesame soybean flour tofu soft 486yen. Craftsman's special tofu soft serve 432yen. Silken tofu & black sesame soybean flour 432yen. I got silken tofu and black sesame soybean flour mix! Tastes like tofu.

19

Narutoeemon

1 Review

Address:338-1 Otsu-cho, Naruto-shi, Tokushima, Japan

Access:5 min by car, Kyokaimae Station

Tel:088-685-9696

Hours:9:00-17:00

I bought "Awa Wasanbon Molasses Milk Soft" at a popular shop where you can line up. This is very delicious, and it's crispy with the crispy Monaka of the sea bream. Both the corn and the ice cream are exquisite. Besides, there are only things that interest you, such as sudachi, lotus root, and Naruto Kintoki swirl software. There are 2 restaurants and a wide range of fashionable souvenirs. You can also take a commemorative photo with an interesting object.

20

Address:2-12-13 Hanazono, Otaru, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido, Japan

Access:5 min by car, from Otaru Station

Tel:0134-22-5192

Hours:10:30-18:00

NY Jumbo is the most popular in the Otaru milk plant. Its length is a whopping 30 cm. The taste is quite sweet, but the taste of milk is also rich and it is a hearty gem that you can feel firmly. There are many types of soft serve ice cream, and you can enjoy various flavors. You can eat it in the store or take it home, and the price starts from 280 yen.

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DEGLAB SOFT CREAM LABORATORY

3 Reviews

Fluffy and unusual shaped soft cream of DEGLAB SOFT CREAM LABORATORY in Namba. It tastes like rich fresh milk. The topping butterfly is lovely, isn't it?

Aisuhabetsubara

2 Reviews

"Ice is another stomach" in Himeji, which opened in November 2021. It has become a popular store where you can line up in a blink of an eye, as you have already received a lot of media coverage. Among the several menus, the cute "Himeji Castle Soft" with Monaka with the motif of Himeji Castle, a World Heritage Site, is popular. Recommended for memories of sightseeing in Himeji.

Japan Area

Kansai

Address:1-11-9 Kita Horie Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Access:1 min walk from Yotsubashi Station. 15 min by car or taxi from Umeda Station,

Tel:06-6534-7171

Hours:12:00-19:00 [Tri・Sat・Sun]12:00-21:00

Closed:Wed

Groovy Ice Cream GUFO is a specialty shop of soft serve ice cream. They offer the season's limited one and regular one. We can choose ice cream from two kinds, and many kinds of toppings as you like! The shop assistants explain one by one for you.

Shikoku

Address:1850 Kou Nouma Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Tel:0879-82-0047

Hours:9:00-16:00

Marukin Say Sauce Museum's specialty 'Soy Sauce Ice Cream' that almost all tourists eat. It's made from Marukin's original soy sauce 'Hatsu-shibori' aged in wooden barrel. It has delicious balance of sweetness and saltiness.◎Located at 'Hishio-no Sato' area with savory smell of soy sauce. You can buy this at a souvenir shop adjoining Marukin Soy Sauce Museum. Free parking lot is available.

Hokkaido・Tohoku

UMIERE

2 Review

Address:1st Floor, Kita 3-jo Higashi 5-chome, Chuou-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido

Access:12 min walk from Sapporo Station.

Tel:011-211-4738

Hours:11:00-19:00

UMIERE offers a foamy ice cream that has been a big topic in Instagram. It has lovely looking, and nice balance of creamy and refreshing tastes of milk. Anyway, it's delicious!

Kanto

Address:2-3-1 Nihonbashimuromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Access:1 min walk from Mitsukoshimae Station

Tel:03-6262-6667

Hours:10:00-21:00

7/22 OPEN in Nihonbashi, Tokyo. 〖Golden Montblanc Soft Serve〗 with rich soft serve ice cream, 〖Golden Chestnut Dango〗 with chewy dumplings, and 〖Kuri Senbon〗 with luxurious smooth chestnut paste on daifuku. If you look into it on a holiday, there is a long line. I entered without lining up on weekdays.

Tokai

Address:6-4 Chuo-cho, Ito-shi, Shizuoka

Tel:0557-37-2563

Hours:9:00-22:00

Closed:Mon

A café Wakaba in the shopping district. Its taste that haven't changed since they opened in 1948 is loved by people in Ito. The rich taste soft cream ice is hand-made everyday. All said and done, the rare shape is cute!

Kansai

Groovy Ice Cream GUFO

6 Reviews

Groovy Ice Cream GUFO is a specialty shop of soft serve ice cream. They offer the season's limited one and regular one. We can choose ice cream from two kinds, and many kinds of toppings as you like! The shop assistants explain one by one for you.

DEGLAB SOFT CREAM LABORATORY

3 Reviews

Fluffy and unusual shaped soft cream of DEGLAB SOFT CREAM LABORATORY in Namba. It tastes like rich fresh milk. The topping butterfly is lovely, isn't it?

Aisuhabetsubara

2 Reviews

"Ice is another stomach" in Himeji, which opened in November 2021. It has become a popular store where you can line up in a blink of an eye, as you have already received a lot of media coverage. Among the several menus, the cute "Himeji Castle Soft" with Monaka with the motif of Himeji Castle, a World Heritage Site, is popular. Recommended for memories of sightseeing in Himeji.

Shikoku

Marukin Soy Sauce Museum

1 Reviews

Marukin Say Sauce Museum's specialty 'Soy Sauce Ice Cream' that almost all tourists eat. It's made from Marukin's original soy sauce 'Hatsu-shibori' aged in wooden barrel. It has delicious balance of sweetness and saltiness.◎Located at 'Hishio-no Sato' area with savory smell of soy sauce. You can buy this at a souvenir shop adjoining Marukin Soy Sauce Museum. Free parking lot is available.

Road Station Toyohama

2 Reviews

This is a roadside station where you can eat the local ice cream topped with oiri, a little sweet and colorful candy born in the western part of Kagawa Prefecture. I like the nice location with beautiful scenery of Seto Inland Sea!◎Now, there're many sweets using oiri in other prefectures in Japan because they look nice in Instagram.

Hokkaido・Tohoku

UMIERE

2 Reviews

UMIERE offers a foamy ice cream that has been a big topic in Instagram. It has lovely looking, and nice balance of creamy and refreshing tastes of milk. Anyway, it's delicious!

Otaru Milk Plant

1 Reviews

NY Jumbo is the most popular in the Otaru milk plant. Its length is a whopping 30 cm. The taste is quite sweet, but the taste of milk is also rich and it is a hearty gem that you can feel firmly. There are many types of soft serve ice cream, and you can enjoy various flavors. You can eat it in the store or take it home, and the price starts from 280 yen.

Kanto

Kurin Nihonbashi-Koredomuromachi-Store

1 Reviews

7/22 OPEN in Nihonbashi, Tokyo. 〖Golden Montblanc Soft Serve〗 with rich soft serve ice cream, 〖Golden Chestnut Dango〗 with chewy dumplings, and 〖Kuri Senbon〗 with luxurious smooth chestnut paste on daifuku. If you look into it on a holiday, there is a long line. I entered without lining up on weekdays.

Umiere Asakusa

1 Reviews

Rich soft-served ice cream and fresh strawberries. Sour-sweet strawberry and rich milk excellently match each other. Strawberry-loving people should eat it!

Banan

1 Reviews

The first shop in Japan of a popular ice cream shop in Hawaii. Its healthy soft serve ice cream doesn't use any sugar nor milk products, but only natural sweetness of banana, so we don't need to have guilty conscience if we eat much. What's more, quinoa and fruit as toppings have good texture, and make the ice cream more delicious.

Tokai

Sweet House Wakaba

1 Reviews

A café Wakaba in the shopping district. Its taste that haven't changed since they opened in 1948 is loved by people in Ito. The rich taste soft cream ice is hand-made everyday. All said and done, the rare shape is cute!

Tofuan Yamanaka

1 Reviews

Otofu shop makes a healthy soft ice cream made from tofu and soy bean milk contained more than half of it. I felt more delicious after walking around Ise.

Kinko-imo Kobo Ueda Shoten

1 Reviews

Sold directory by a sweets factory, a rich taste milk soft cream ice with lots of sweet potato syrup! As a topping, Kinko Imo (dried sweet potato) which has gentle sweetness♡

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