Dirty Dishes (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken) - Japanese Tableware Wholesaler

Dirty Dishes (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken) – Japanese Tableware Wholesaler

Dirty Dishes is well known amongst the Tokyo & Yokohama expat community as the “Best” place to stock up on Japanese tableware. Dirty Dishes is a family owned dish trading company actually called Okuno Shokai located in a  sleepy residential area of Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken. If Dirty Dishes (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken) - Japanese Tableware Wholesaleryou have a car and are living in central Tokyo, you can get to the warehouse in about 30-45 mins. Great place for a shopping trip before the holidays. I do not recommend taking children since the dishes are stacked everywhere. Also take cash, since credit cards are not accepted.  We also love Kappabashi (kitchen town) dish shopping.

Our other favorite Tokyo Dish Stores are

Tenpos Buster (Shinjuku) – a 2nd hand wholesaler of dishes and kitchen items from restaurants that have closed. If you are looking for volume this is the place.

Tadami dishes (Ebisu) – a mom and pop store near Ebisu station that has a large variety of pottery from low end to very high end.

Takumi (Ginza) – a beautiful store which lovely ceramics from all over Japan

Dirty Dishes (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken) – Japanese Tableware Wholesaler

I have no idea why this place is called unofficially Dirty Dishes. Maybe because it is a Dirty Dishes (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken) - Japanese Tableware Wholesalerwarehouse and bit dusty? You will find a huge selection of ceramic and glass dishes representing many of the famous Japanese ceramic types. Great place to also buy basic white and simple western dinner plates. All products are further discounted 40% at the register. Super friendly owners who will help you out with finding just what you want.

Dirty Dishes (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken) - Japanese Tableware WholesalerDirty Dishes Details
Address: 6-5-7 Shimo Odanaka, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken (google map)
Phone: 044-788-4888
Business Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00 (Closed Sat, Sun and National Holidays)
Access: Parking is available around the corner for free (see sign on side of warehouse for location. Ask inside where to park when you arrive – they will help you out. If you take train and bus from the Shibuya and Meguro area it will take about one hour. I highly recommend driving with friends.

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Dirty Dishes (Kawasaki, Kanagawa-ken) – Japanese Tableware Wholesaler

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  1. Hi I am Japanese living in Tokyo for more than 20 years. Thank you for this great website with lots of interesting information. I visited Okuno Shokai in Kawasaki yesterday and it was amazing. They had 50
    percent bargain for all product until Dec 23rd ! I bought bowls for noodles and rice and etc.
    Thank you

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