Tachikawa: Cafe
Basel (Tachikawa: Cafe)
Open 10am-11pm daily.
Sun: Open Sundays
no smoking: No smoking

The deli counter at Station Cafe Basel was an unexpected discovery - an appetizing selection of around twenty vegetable-centric (but non-vegetarian) light dishes that you can mix and match, for here or to go. They also serve dessert, good coffee, a few craft beers from popular breweries like Coedo and Sankt Gallen, and wines. A well-stocked produce market is located right inside the shop if you want fresh vegetables to take home.

If you're eating here, Y900 gets you a reasonably big helping of three cold deli items of your choice, plus a bit of salad. (The same selection is Y850 to take home.) Vegetables are top quality and flavors are far from bland - our cauliflower salad was quite garlicky, and our lentil salad was seasoned with a nice combination of spices and just a hint of apple cider and other fruit.

The spacious dining area is comfortably casual, with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out onto passing pedestrian traffic.

The shop is located in the "Osoto" section of the Ecute complex, along the western-most pedestrian walkway between the two monorail stations, at the western edge of the JR station. It's a convenient stop for a quick snack or a take-out meal on your way back from Ikea or the nearby Lalaport shopping mall.

Tachikawa, Akebonocho 2-2-1, Ecute Tachikawa Osoto 2F.
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