Ten Yen Pancake: Where to try this viral street food in Japan

Are you visiting Japan and wondering where to find those delicious ten yen (¥10) pancakes that you’ve heard and seen so much about?

The pancake is made with a batter of mozzarella cheese and pancake mix, and it is filled with even more mozzarella cheese. The pancake is then cooked on a special griddle that gives it a crispy exterior and a gooey interior.

Here are three places in Japan where you can find the famous ten yen (¥10) pancake! In fact, they cost more than ten yen! Typically priced around 500-yen each (SGD$4.57)

It’s impossible to miss the kiosk selling the popular pancakes as it has become a hit among tourists so it’s not surprising to find people making a beeline for it. The snack is freshly prepared per order so you get that crispy texture and gooey, stretchy cheese with each bite.

Where can you find this viral street food in Japan?



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Daiou Cheese Juu-En Pan which literally means “King Cheese 10-Yen Bread” is located on the first floor of the Mega Don Quijote store in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Address: Tokyo-to, Shibuya-ku, Udagawacho 28-6, Tokyo Mega Don Quijote Shibuya Main Store 1F
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Ten yen pancake can be found along Dotonburi Osaka, near Don Quijote shop. You can also find it along the street stalls near Osaka Castle!


There are several kiosks across Kyoto selling ten yen pancakes. You can easily find them in tourist hotspots such as downtown Kyoto (Kawaramachi) and Higashiyama.

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