GOMAYA KUKI: Richest Ice Cream Made From Sesame Is In Harajuku, Tokyo!
GOMAYA KUKI is now located in Harajuku (previous store was in Omotesando). Ever since their opening in 2017, they have been attracting countless individuals with their "the world's richest sesame ice cream!"! They are now tremendously popular among all ages, let's find out why!
Ever since GOMAYA KUKI opened in Omotesando, it has been covered on media, like TV and magazine. People, regardless of their nationalities, are falling in love with their rich sesame ice cream. They only use sesame produced by Kuki Sangyo Corporation, which is a very reputable company in Japan. Their sesame products are known to be of great quality.
The Sesame Ice Cream Craze! So many posts on Instagram too!
It is kind of obvious that Japanese people would love sesame ice cream as sesame is a very popular ingredient in Japan, but what are thoughts of people from outside Japan? Believe it or not, there are many Instagram posts that show how popular their sesame ice cream is!
9,000 sesame seeds in a scoop? Isn't that surreal? Give it a try!
"Kuro- Super Rich" (くろ 超濃厚）
9000 black sesame seeds are used to make just one ice cream scoop! The store aims to make the world"s richest black sesame ice cream.
There are three flavours of black sesame ice cream, which are "Super Rich","Rich", and "Salt Sesame".
GOMAYA KUKI aims to provide the world's richest sesame ice cream by using 9,000 sesame seeds in one ice cream!
"Shiro- Super Rich" (しろ 超濃厚）
Likewise to the Kuro (black) sesame ice cream, Shiro (white) sesame ice cream is made of 9000 white sesame seeds. Although the white color may suggest a less rich taste, Shiro sesame ice cream also has a rich and deep flavor to it.
There are three flavors of white sesame ice cream, which are "Super Rich", "Rich", and "Mixed Sesame".
The Kuro ice cream uses black sesame, and this Shiro ice cream is made of white sesame seeds. You may taste less the sesame for the Shiro sesame ice cream, but you can still enjoy the rich, flavorful and pleasing sesame taste.
Make your own combo! 2 scoops for ¥500!
There are 6 options to choose from! You can choose two flavors for just ¥500. From the top left: Kuro (super rich), Kuro (rich), Goma shio (sesame and salt). From the bottom left: Shiro (super rich), Shiro (rich), and Tsubu-tsubu zakkoku (mixed seeds)!
The most popular combination is Kuro (super rich) and Shiro (rich), or Shiro (super rich) and Kuro (rich)! With its dark as charcoal colour, their Kuro sesame ice cream is probably the most popular among all six flavours! It is so rich that it reminds you of thick, creamy chocolate.
Free-flow toasted sesame seeds for toppings and what, sesame oil!?
You can add sesame toppings for free. Sprinkle some sesame seeds or add some sesame oil. It's a new way to enjoy sesame ice cream! The sesame oil that they use is also from a traditional sesame store of the Kuki Sangyo Corporation. According to the staff there, sesame oil and the Shiro ice cream makes the best combination!
Sesame ice cream Tempura
At first glance, it looks like a Chinese dumpling but this is actually a ball of sesame ice cream! It's coated with sesame seeds and deep fried in sesame oil, the same kind they use in high-end tempura restaurants.
This parfait has matcha pudding and white flour dumplings called shiratama. It's the perfect choice if you're looking for a traditional sweet taste of Japan.
¥1,000 for one scoop and ¥1,200 for two scoops.
As a Japanese fluffy pancake topping, you can have one or two scoops of your choice of sesame ice cream.
Take out menu
Certain menu items are offered for take-out too!
Try GOMAYA KUKI now in Harajuku
It is officially summer in Japan, and ice cream is a necessity, and there is no other perfect summer treat than the sesame ice cream. If you are around Harajuku and are looking for a place to cool down, visit GOMAYA KUKI! You may well fall in love with their richest ice cream on earth! The nearest station is Meiji Jingume.