Sweet Delights! The Best Lunchtime Desserts on Awaji Island

Discover delightful gourmet spots on the west coast of Awaji Island, offering meals crafted with locally grown ingredients. Although many restaurants divide “meal” and “cafe” times, here we introduce places that seamlessly blend lunch with sweets to enjoy desserts any time through the day. For those who don’t need a heavy meal but have a sweet tooth craving that needs satisfaction, these are for you!

Savor Sweets During Lunch at a Pet-friendly Restaurant!


Enjoy the delicious French toast at CRAFT KITCHEN in CRAFT CIRCUS, known for its giant pizzas and 40cm diameter paella. Priced at 1,280 yen, this treat is baked in a skillet, offering a perfect blend of crunchy and fluffy texture with a rich sweetness! Enhance the pleasure by topping it with delightful fresh cream.

In the marche inside CRAFT CIRCUS, enjoy the gelato with a choice of six regular flavors and seasonal specials. There is also an open terrace barbecue featuring fresh seafood! Kids will also love the pasta, pizza, and other menu items. And lastly, don’t miss the local vegetable market at the marche!

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Address 2-2 Nojima-Hirabayashi, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1724
Access 15 minutes by car from Awaji IC on Awaji-Kobe-Naruto Expressway. 10 minutes by car from Iwaya Port (Jenova Line Ferry).
Parking 80 spaces
Business Hours Weekdays: 10:30-20:30 (last order 19:30)
Weekends/Holidays: 9:30-20:30 (last order 19:30)
Closed Thursdays (excluding national holidays)
Tel 0799-82-1855
Website https://awajicraftcircus.com/
Reservations https://www.tablecheck.com/en/shops/craftcircus/reserve

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Enjoy Sweets at Lunchtime with a View of the Sea!

miele the DINER

Miele the DINER, a seaside restaurant, offers different menus on the 1st and 2nd floors. On the 2nd floor, enjoy a cafe-style experience with stellar views of rolling waves, tasting sweets made with Awaji Island fruits and adorable bear-shaped sundaes. The popular Diner’s Sunday allows customizable toppings for stylish photos with the ocean backdrop. Don’t forget to try the California-inspired acai bowl loaded with fruits! Diner’s Sunday starts at 770 yen (additional toppings from 50 yen) and the acai bowl is priced at 880 yen.

At Miele the DINER’s 1st floor, enjoy American classics like steaks, seafood, and burgers. Lunchtime features a special treat – pancakes! Choose from plain, mango, or chocolate banana flavors. Perfect for sharing, each serving comes with 3 pancakes. Prices are 1,500 yen for mango pancakes, 1,400 yen for chocolate banana pancakes, and 1,200 yen for plain pancakes.

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Name miele the DINER
Address 985-1 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
TEL 0799-70-9123
Closed Tuesday
Operation Hours 1F/11:00-20:00(L.O.19:30)
Website https://miele-the-diner.com/
Reservations ※Reservations can be made only for SEAFOOD DINER on the 1st floor.

Take a Tour of Lunchtime Sweets at a Seaside Food Court

Awaji Chef’s Garden by PASONA

Visit the latest hot spot on Awaji Island, Awaji Chef’s Garden by PASONA. Enjoy diverse gourmet options housed in vibrantly colored shipping containers. Choose from a variety of take-out foods, grab a meal from your favorite restaurant, and head to the west coast to dine with a breathtaking ocean view. Chow down on churros, Awaji Island milk soft serve, vegan sweets, and delicious crepes during lunchtime. Conveniently located with nearby parking, it’s a must-visit for a gourmet experience on Awaji Island!

Name Awai Chef's Garden by PASONA
Address 57-3, Nojima Okawa, Awaji Shi, Hyogo Ken, 656-1723
Parking Approx. 140 units
Phone Number 080-8177-4501
Website https://www.awaji-chefgarden.com/
Business Hours 11:00~21:00 (last order 20:00) 
*Subject to change depending on the season and weather.

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All-you-can-eat Whitebait, and Sweet Pizzas too!


Miele is one of Awaji Island’s most popular restaurants, famous for its pizza with unlimited whitebait, baked in the in-store pizza oven! We recommend the “Fresh Cream Pizza with Baked Honey Butter” priced at 1,300 yen for your lunchtime dessert.

Maybe pizza seems a little too heavy? Why not try the homemade waffle instead?
You can enjoy a wide selection of flavors from simple sugar waffles to whipped, banana, and chocolate banana. The crunchy texture with the sweetness of honey is a match made in heaven.
Homemade sugar waffles: 1,210 yen
Homemade fresh whipped waffles: 1,520 yen
Homemade honey banana waffles (with soft serve): 1,630 yen
Homemade honey chocolate sauce banana waffles (with soft serve): 1,740 yen

Name miele
Adress 785-9 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
Tel 0799-80-2600
Operation Hours Weekdays 11:00~19:00 (L.O.18:30)
Sat., Sun, & Public Holidays 9:30~19:30 (L.O.19:00)
Closed: Tuesdays
In Aug. and Sept. it will not be closed on Tuesdays
Website https://www.miele-da-scuola.com/

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