Sado Gourmet Information vol.3: Shimafumi in Mano

by Fujiko - Japan Licensed Guide
(22) Reviews

Sado, an island of rice fields, but...

 

 Yes, we also love tasty breads and here in Shimafumi (しまふうみ), which means "taste of the Sado Island", serves varieties of

breads and dishes with creativity.

Look at these selections first.  There are about 30 kinds of breads, cakes and dishes every day.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

 The main gate of Shimafumi. Even this exterior attracts customers. It gives customers a sense of coming home.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

 We are ready!

There are some English-speaking staffs and menu is written in English, too.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

 In a cold winter day,  piping hot onion gratin soup makes you smile.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

 Inside the cafe.  There are two more rooms including Japanese tatami  room with "kotatsu" heating.  It's soooo cozy!

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

 Cakes are also gooood!

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

In summer...

 You just sit there enjoing iced coffee for hours....  Gentle breeze blow in from the sea.

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Osado mountain range and Mano bay spread in front of you.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

 This bakery cafe opened about 4 years ago and since then breads have been actually flying off the shelves!

 One of the reasons of popularity of Shimafumi is the creativity of the owner/baker and young staffs always producing new breads and dishes with carefully selected local and outisde  products.

 Each season, Shimafumi welcomes you with beautiful flowers in the carefully tended gardens.

 

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.3:  Shimafumi in Mano

 

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