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Shizuoka City’s wonderful Western-style café/restaurant!

Service: Very friendly, smiling and attentive
Equipment & Facilities: Great overall cleanliness. Superb gender-separated washroom in same building on same floor independent from the cafe.
Prices: Reasonable for such big servings! Great value for your money!
Strong points: Very generous cafe/bistro multi-genred gastronomy. Great variety. Great products. Very modern atmosphere. Great books! Extensive drinks menu.

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Shizuoka City has a lot to offer to hungry and tired visitors and arguably the best place in town to take a break and delve into international, especially Western-style gastronomy at very decent prices for generous servings is BLUE BOOKS café at a walking distance from Shizuoka JR Station right in the middle of the city close to all the shops of note!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Not only can you eat and/or drink, especially at lunch time and dinner time, but you can also enjoy yourself as long as you want with coffee, tea or any other drink with your own book, laptop, android or with one of the many books on the shelves against the walls.

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

There are many kinds of seating including easy table and chairs, deep armchairs or my favorite elevated table near the kitchen! Be you alone or in company you will find your favorite seat!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Lunch and more extensive dinner menus are available any day of the week served by smiling and attentive but easy-going staff!
The hungry customers will be happy to learn than home-baked bread is freely served before and during meals!
Now, they do serve many scrumptious dishes, all very generous and good value for your money!
Here is an idea of what you can enjoy, keeping in mind that the menus change accordingly to seasons and availability as most ingredients are local! And bear in mind that this is a slow food establishment!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Curry with saffron rice and small grilled lobster!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Bread and salad and coffee/tea are always included in the set menus!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Deep-fried chicken scone sandwich and mushrooms in cream sauce!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Sauteed black bass, deep-fried oysters and seasonal vegetables in curry sauce!

Their hamburgers are the talk of the town!
The above Foie gras and fruit sauce hamburger is a real beauty don’t you think? And really big!
At ~$17USD it’s ridiculously cheap!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

How about a marlin slider?!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

The Terrine de Campagne Sandwich for the French!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

In season you must try one of their salad lunch sets!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Traditional meat loaf for North Americans!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Fish and Chips for the British!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

Visitors with a sweet tooth will have a field day at any time of the day such as with this New York Cheese Cake!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

BBC Apple Pie!

Western-style Café-restaurant: Blue Books Café in Shizuoka City!

New York Chocolate to finish or start?

HOMEPAGE

    
Name BLUE BOOKS café
Category Cafe
Address 4-6 Miyuki-Cho, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka prefecture
Access [map]4-6 Miyuki-Cho, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka prefecture[/map]
Opening Hours 11:00~15:00 (lunch), 15:00~23:00 (dinner)
Price Range 1,000 - 2,000 Yen
Payment options Both
Robert-Gilles Martineau

Robert-Gilles Martineau

Robert-Gilles Martineau, a 40-year French resident in Shizuoka and japan has been blogging and writing about his love for Japanese gastronomy and tourism in three languages since 1998. His motto: "There is always a new place to visit and a new food to taste out there!"

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