7 Japanese supermarkets in Singapore for snacks, seafood, sake and more
This mega mart spans approximately over 34, 000 square ft and has an extensive range of sections including 8 different dining concepts. The integrated emporium features a live seafood market, beef dry-aging facility and a gourmet grocer. Enjoy various deals such as 1-for-1 Bluefin Tuna and special meal deals at their dining areas on their ‘What’s On’ page.
Emporium Shokuhin, #01-18 Marina Square
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Perhaps one of first few Japanese marketplaces to open in Singapore, Meidi-Ya is a favourite amongst locals. If you’re looking for an all-rounder supermarket to do your weekly grocery trips, this is it. They also sell ready-made sushi platters and bento boxes for fast meals.
Meidi-Ya Supermarket, #B1-50 Liang Court Shopping Centre
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At Kuriya, seafood gets flown in thrice weekly from Japan and is sold immediately. Besides fresh produce, ready-made sushi platters, snacks and drinks are also available. Bonus: Chat up the fish specialists at either one of Kuriya’s eight marketplaces in Singapore and gain some cooking tips and tricks.
Kuriya, #B1-07, Great World City
This newly opened Japanese restaurant and marketplace serves up a dose of authenticity in terms of food and produce available. All items are flown directly from Japan and the best part? It’s the only marketplace that sells Halal Japanese goodies and snacks.
Isuramuya Japanese Restaurant & Marketplace, #04-10, JCube
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Sakuraya Fish Mart
A quick trip to the Sakuraya Fish Market can get you – frozen ingredients, Japanese rice, alcohol, Japanese tidbits, ice-cream and beverages. Sakuraya is also famous for its value for money seafood such as salmon and tuna.
You can choose the best looking fish from the showcase cabinet. There’s also a dining area for patrons wanting to savour fresh seafood and other dishes.
Sakuraya Fish Market, #B1-84D Parkway Parade
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Yamakawa brings in Japanese confectionaries and beverages that are not sold in local supermarkets. If you’re feeling adventurous, the supermart sells wasabi-flavoured soda, pudding-flavoured biscuits and other uniquely creative snacks to try out.
Yamakawa Super, #B1-28B, Clarke Quay Central
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The retail outlet of the Japan Prestige Sake Association, J-Mart is the best place to get authentic Japanese alcohol. Premium batches of sake are sold here at an affordable rate.