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[Feature] Nanokamachi Gotenzeki! Classic Café


The 4th feature of “Gotenzeki (Nanokamachi)”, the historic site of Yamagata City!
This time, we would like to introduce “Classic Café”, which is a renovation of the warehouse at the back of Gotenzeki.
In addition to the inside of the store, the menu, and the recommended food food report, we also talked to the owner, Mr. Kawaguchi.

1. Classic Café

Classic Café-Sign

Gotenzeki is one of the five former weir (irrigation canals) areas in Yamagata City.
It was used to carry agricultural and domestic-use water for over 400 years, and part of Gotenzeki also flowed to the moat of the Yamagata Castle.

The area was redeveloped in 2010 utilizing the old-fashioned masonry canal and was renamed Nanokamachi Gotenzeki, now a place of relaxation for citizens and tourists.

The Classic Café introduced this time is located in the innermost section from the entrance of Gotenzeki.
What Classic Café cherishes is “Yamagata’s food culture.”
It is a restaurant that boasts a menu that focuses on local production for local consumption.

The store name “Classic” has the meaning of “Kura” in Japanese in addition to the meaning of English.
“Why [Kura] !?”
You may think that, but I think that you can understand if you look at the “Appearance of the store” and “The inside of the store” that will be introduced later (^-^)

2. Appearance of the store

Immediately, here is the Appearance of the store!

That’s right, as the name implies, the store is [Kura]!
You may be surprised at the gap if you just ask for the name and bother you. .. ..

Originally it was a storage for tea leaves of “Iwabuchi Tea Shop” introduced in [Gotenzeki Feature 1st], but it was reborn as “Classic Café” by renovation.
Iwabuchi Tea Shop Article

The entrance is also extremely [Kura]!

I don’t have many chances to enter the warehouse, so I was thrilled with Adult (^-^)

3. 3. Inside the store

This is the inside of the store.

It was a calm space with a wood grain and white as the base color, which made me feel somehow nostalgic.
The thick beams on the ceiling are also impressive.
The floors will be the same as they were at that time, without major renovations.
The owner, Mr. Kawaguchi, chose furniture such as chairs and desks in the store to match the atmosphere of the brewery.

Opposite the table seats is the counter seats.

It is also recommended to spend a relaxing time alone at the precious table that uses a single plate.

Go up the stairs in the back to the second floor.

The presence of the beams on the ceiling is even more amazing!
The ceiling is close and you can enjoy a different atmosphere from the first floor (^-^)

4. menu

① Lunch menu

・ Omuraisu Yamagata beef hayashi sauce 950 yen ・ Yuba cream croquette (with hot spring egg) 1,100 yen ・ Zao beef taliata bowl 1,500 yen ・ Cheese taco rice 1,000 yen ・ Ham and chicken plum cheese sandwich 850 yen ・ Chicken simmered in hayashi 1,200 yen ・ Chicken and gobo spice curry 900 yen ・ Smoked salmon quiche 880 yen ・ Ratatouille-style tomato sauce 1,100 yen ・ Beef and cabbage peperoncino 1,100 yen

② Dessert / drink menu

All desserts are handmade by the owner!
Please use it not only for meals but also for sweets.

・ Gateau au chocolat 480 yen ・ Mango cheesecake 480 yen ・ parfait 580 yen ・ Vanilla soft 350 yen ・ Chocolate soft 350 yen ・ Mango soft 350 yen ・ Sangria juice 450 yen Plenty of fruit + non-alcoholic white wine ・ Coffee float 500 yen・ Tea float 500 yen

5. Recommended items

This time, I received the recommended “omuraisu”.
Here is the plate that was brought in!

The fluffy feeling of the egg that you can see just by looking at it!
And the scent of the hayashi sauce that the owner is proud of! !! !!

I’ll have omuraisu entwined with hayashi sauce (^-^)

The collaboration of tomato-flavored rice, cheese, fluffy eggs and special hayashi sauce is irresistible (≧-≦)
The block meat, which has been slowly simmered for 2 hours, melts in your mouth.
You can also see why the owner recommends it (^-^)
It was omuraisu that was packed with the deliciousness of Yamagata because it used Yamagata beef and eggs from the prefecture.

You can also choose between homemade mini desserts and drinks with our lunch-only service.
Mini desserts vary from day to day so I’m looking forward to seeing what comes out.
The mini dessert of the day was Gate au au chocolat.

The gentle and firm taste of chocolate is irresistible (≧-≦)
The moist texture extended the length of stay in your mouth.
Both are perfect after a meal (^-^)

6. Children service

Children’s chairs and tableware are also available, so it seemed that children could use it with confidence.

Those who present their “child-rearing support passport” can also enjoy this kind of service (^-^)
・ Lunch coupons, toys, candies

Don’t forget! !! !!

7.Parking Lot

The following Parking Lots are affiliated.
・ Nana Beans Parking Lot (YT Park 24)
・ ARC Building Parking Lot (Nanokamachi Parking)

Please note that the service will change depending on the content of use.
① 30-minute parking ticket service for every 1,800 yen for food and drink (up to 1 hour and 30 minutes)
② For party plans, service up to 2 hours per group

8. Message from owner Kawaguchi

The owner, Mr. Kawaguchi, has a unique background in that he jumped into the food and beverage industry from a travel agency salesman.
In the future, it will be delivered in cooperation with nearby stores.

“Please come and have a cup of tea in this valuable space.
We will do our best to continue to be loved by everyone for a long time like the flow of Gotenzeki. “

Detailed information

Classic Café

Classic Café

2-7-6 Nanukamachi, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture


Detailed information

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