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Tokoname-City Mentai Park Tokoname

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Get Fresh Mentaiko Straight from the Factory at This Mouthwatering Holy Ground for Mentaiko Fans

Located in the Rinku area close to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Meitai Park Tokoname is a mentaiko (seasoned and salted pollock roe) theme park operated by long-standing mentaiko manufacturer Kanefuku. Take a free tour of the mentaiko factory, where there are fresh mentaiko products for sale and even a mentaiko museum. A fun place to visit, shop, and eat, this theme park is gaining attention as an exciting place for families, friends, and couples, for everyone from kids to adults.

The building’s distinguishing feature is the bright red tarako-shaped object (salted pollock roe character Tarapiyo) on the roof. The spacious parking lot can also accommodate around 200 vehicles.

One of the highlights here is being able to sample and purchase fresh mentaiko. No matter what, you’ll definitely want to get some mentaiko straight from the factory. Of particular note is the mentaiko that are freshly produced at the factory the same day and which can only be purchased in limited quantities. Mentaiko connoisseurs say that this type of mentaiko is especially delicious and different from what you can find in the refrigerated section of the supermarket.

Gathered together in one place are different sizes and seasonings of mentaiko or tarako products as well as a wide variety of other flavors and types such as mackerel mentai, sardine mentai, squid mentai, mentai sausage, and mentai steamed dumplings, all of which are sure to make you hungry.
Satisfy your appetitie by filling up at the Food Corner. One of the popular items here is the mentaiko rice balls, the size of which are sure to surprise you. Another regular item is the mentai soft serve ice cream, with the addictive granular texture of mentaiko. Draft beer, coffee, and other drinks are also available, perfect for taking a quick break.

If you are curious how the mentaiko sold in the shop is made, you can observe the production process at the Factory Gallery. Through glass windows, you can watch each process, from the preparation of the raw ingredients through to brining, maturing, measuring, shaping, and packaging.

Inside the building is also a mentaiko museum, which introduces the history and production of mentaiko through videos, games, and artifacts.

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Location : 〒479-0882
1-25-4 Rinku-cho, Tokoname-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Free of charge (fee required for some areas)
days / hours
: Weekdays 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
*Visits may start from 9:00 Am upon previous reservation.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Parking : Available (cap. 200 cars, 16 large buses)
Restrooms : Available
Holidays : Open every day
Phone number : 0569-35-9900

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  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    •From Meitetsu Nagoya Station, alight at Meitetsu Tokoname Station. Walk 13 min.
    •From Meitetsu Nagoya Station, alight at Rinku Tokoname Station. Walk 11 min.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Continue straight at the first traffic signal from Rinku I.C. of the Chita Odan Road (Centrair Line). Alternatively, continue straight on Prefectural Route 265 or 522 from Rinku I.C.

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