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Cafe / Bakery / Pastries / Desserts
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Lunch: ¥999 - ¥999
Dinner: ¥999 - ¥999
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Vegetarian
A famous bakery that’s the subject of a new documentary, Pelican has been selling only two items on the menu for over 70 years, white bread loaves and dinner rolls.

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Bread is much like a second-class citizen to Japan’s main carb staple: rice. There are some places though, where the humble loaf is king. Located in Tokyo's downtown Asakusa neighborhood, Pelican has been selling only two items on the menu for over 70 years: white bread loaves and dinner rolls. This famous local bakery sells an average of about 500 white bread loaves and 4,000 dinner rolls a day. Pelican also sells its products wholesale to local coffee shops, restaurants, and grocery stores, but they're not as successful as their direct sales to consumers at their own store. The display of white bread loaves and dinner rolls on rows of wooden shelves draws the eye, and allows customers to gauge the remaining stock for the day. The secret behind the famous bread isn't a fancy recipe as it's made from only two kinds of dough, but rather their consistent and unwavering quality in every loaf. Pelican is a bakery that's as simple as it gets, and the Japanese love it. It has recently been the subject of a new documentary film which has boosted its popularity to new heights, so now is a great time to see what all the fuss is about.

Pelican Phone Number

03-3841-4686

Pelican Business Days

Sunday
Closed
Monday
08:00 AM
05:00 PM
Tuesday
08:00 AM
05:00 PM
Wednesday
08:00 AM
05:00 PM
Thursday
08:00 AM
05:00 PM
Friday
08:00 AM
05:00 PM
Saturday
08:00 AM
05:00 PM

Pelican Address

4-7-4 Kotobuki, Taito City, Tokyo, 111-0042, Japan

Pelican Cancellation Policy

Cancel your reservation at least 1 week before the dining start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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