Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Dorayaki, Kusa-mochi, and Gen-mai-cha at Japanese Tea Garden, San Francisco USA

Dorayaki 銅鑼焼き (Japanese Pancake with Red Bean Paste Filling) $3.25
Kusa-mochi 草餅 $4.95
It is the oldest public Japanese tea garden in the United States. If you are into Japanese tea garden as well as tea house, this is a very beautiful and relaxed place to visit. The garden features classic Japanese tea garden as well as architecture such as an arched drum bridge, pagodas, stone lanterns, stepping stone paths, native Japanese plants, serene koi ponds and a zen garden. In March and April, beautiful cherry blossom trees bloom throughout the garden.

Once you enter the entry area, you will be exposed to the beautiful scenery of Japanese tea garden.
Lake area with pagodas in the back
In the center of the tea garden, there is a tea house, where you can enjoy delicious confectionery with a cup of hot tea. 

Dorayaki 銅鑼焼き and Gen-mai-cha 玄米茶 (Brown Rice Tea) $3.75 per cup

Dorayaki, Kusa-mochi, and Gen-mai-cha

Japanese Tea Garden, San Francisco

Address: 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Phone: (415) 752-1171


Summer (3/1 through 10/31):
Winter (11/1 through 2/28):
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
9:00 am to 4:45 pm


Mon, Wed, Fri: FREE admission if entered by 10:00 am
Adult: $6.00 (Residents), $8.00 (Non-Residents)
Senior (65+) and Youth (12-17):
$3.00 (Residents), $6.00 (Non-Residents)
Child (5-11): $2.00 (Residents), $2.00 (Non-Residents) 

Child (4 and under): Free 



 Visit in March or April when cherry blossom trees bloom 
 FREE admission if entered by 10:00 am on Mon, Wed, Fri.
 Bring a camera! :)


  1. Dorayaki is my favorite comfort food. I love it.

    1. Yes me too! Love it! It's a great snack to have for short breaks and/or as small dessert.

  2. Dorayaki is my favorite comfort food. I love it.

  3. Next time I'm in San Francisco, I am going there!

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