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[Mentai Park Tokoname]

Eat your fill of freshly-made mentaiko as you learn about the spicy, briny food

Mentai Park Tokoname is a mentaiko (spicy pollack roe) theme park created by Kanefuku, the leading producer of mentaiko. At the "Mentaiko Museum", visitors can look through glass windows on a factory tour, and, through games and videos, learn about the biology of the walleye pollack, from whose eggs mentaiko is made, and about the history of mentaiko. There's something here for everyone, from children who want to have fun to adults who love delicious food. The park has tons of original foods that you can't find anywhere else, like big rice balls with freshly-made mentaiko, and even mentaiko-flavored soft-serve ice cream! The outlet store offers mentaiko products that would make perfect souvenirs.
Posted photos Main Mentai Park Tokoname opened in 2015
Three photos Upper left The jumbo rice balls generously packed with freshly made mentaiko are a must-try, upper right On the factory tour, visitors can get an up-close look at every step of the manufacturing process, from soaking to aging and measuring, lower There are a lot of enjoyable gimmicks for visitors to learn about mentaiko in a fun way at the Mentaiko Museum
Address Rinku-cho 1-25-4, Tokoname City, Aichi
Phone +81-569-35-9900 (Japanese only)
Opening hours Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Holidays Open every day
Price Admission fee Free

● Food Corner menu
Jumbo rice ball (mentaiko, other flavors) 380 yen
Mentai soft serve 350 yen
Access Alight at "Nagoya Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen and walk to "Meitetsu Nagoya Station". Take the Meitetsu Tokoname Line Limited Express for approx. 35 minutes, alight at "Tokoname Station" and walk for approx. 10 minutes.

updated on Sep 30, 2018

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