This Starbucks Has An Eat-All-You-Can Italian Buffet

Starbucks that serves an Italian Buffet? Yes, it exists!

IMAGE Starbucks Japan

Starbucks, or any coffee shop for that matter, is probably the last dining establishment you'd expect a buffet to be served to its patrons. If you want this unique Starbucks experience, the Starbucks Reserve Ginza Marronnier-dori in Ginza, Japan is the place to go.

Photo by Starbucks Japan

This Starbucks Reserve, recently renovated and reopened last February, has its own Italian restaurant called the Apericena. It serves different aperitifs (typically mild alcoholic drinks taken before a meal) and other Italian dishes, and yes, they also offer a daily Italian buffet for Y3,080, or P1,243.54, which is a surprisingly reasonable price for an Italian buffet. Not to mention, it's located in Ginza, a district that's considered to be famous for upmarket shopping and dining.

Photo by Starbucks Japan
Recommended Videos

Apericena's buffet menu changes regularly, but you can expect all sorts of cheeses, cold cuts, and artisanal bread aside from the Italian dishes of course. The drinks, unfortunately, are not unlimited. You can pick choose a cocktail, mocktail (if you're avoiding alcohol), a glass of wine, or beer with your meal instead.


Apericena opens and starts offering the buffet at 5:00 P.M. This is strictly by reservation only, so you do need to reserve a table in advance

Starbucks Reserve Ginza Marronnier-dori is located at 1F, Ginza Omi Building, 3-7-3 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. Visit Starbucks Japan for more information.



Thinking about what to cook next? Join our Facebook group, Yummy Pinoy Cooking Club, to get more recipe ideas, share your own dishes, and find out what the rest of the community are making and eating!

Got your own version of the classic dishes? Pa-share naman! Get your recipe published on by submitting your recipe here. is now on Quento! Click here to download the app on Android and IOS, and enjoy more articles and videos from us and your other favorite websites!

Comments. Join the discussion below!
Trending in Summit Network