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Convenience stores in Japan are literally “convenient”.

If you want to have a coffee, but you don’t have time to go to coffee shops or you can’t find Starbucks or Mcdonalds around you,

Ahm, I am saying two popular chains because I think you are familiar with the order.

Convenience stores are everywhere in Japan, you will know it sooner when you visit Japan,

it helps if you know you can buy a takeout coffee.

The information in this article is based on the time it was written. Please note that there may be changes in goods, services and prices that have occurred since the publication of this article.

Convenience Stores

Popular convenience stores in Japan are “7-eleven”, “Lawson” and “Family Mart”.

You can find EVERYWHERE throughout Japan, there is no worry about to find them.

They have own takeout coffee services, and actually tastes are good. (I think)

You can buy not only coffee but also cafe latte and other specialties.

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Family Mart

family mart, illustration

The takeout coffee service at Familymart is called “Famima Cafe”.

• Hot Drinks

Go To Cashier And Pay

Just go to a cashier and order a drink you like.

There are two sizes, which are “SMALL” and “MEDIUM

You will get a cup from the cashier after payment.

• Iced Drinks

Get a cup filled with ice from a freezer and go to a cashier.

Steps For Making Drinks

coffee machine, convenience store, family mart, japan

You can find a coffee machine in the “eat-in” corner or the counter next to cashiers.

Place the cup you paid.

iced coffee, convenience store, Japan

Peel the plastic, place the cap for an iced drink, don’t take out ice cubes.

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Press the button which you order and pay.

Especially, do not mistake the size.

making coffee, convenience store, japanthe shelf for lid, madler, milk and flavor powder

Lids, milk, sugar, stir sticks, sorrows, sugar syrups (Generally Iced coffee in Japan is unsweetened) on the shelf, make sure the size of the lid.

There are flavor powders at Family Mart as you like.

Menu

  • Hot Coffee (aka Blend), Small…¥100
  • Hot Cofee (aka Blend), Medium…¥150
  • Iced Coffee, Small…¥100
  • Iced Coffee, Medium…¥180
  • Cafe Latte, Medium Only…¥150
  • Iced Cafe Latte, Medium Only…¥180
  • Caramel Latte, Medium Only…¥210
  • Iced Caramel Latte, Medium Only…¥240
  • Hot Milk …¥100
  • Macha Latte…¥168
  • Hot Chocolate (Hot Cocoa)…¥168

Seven-Eleven

seven eleven illustration

The procedure is the same as Family Mart, the service is called “Seven Cafe”.

Go To Cashier And Pay

• Hot Drinks

Just go to a cashier and order a drink you like.

There are two sizes, which are “REGULAR” and “LARGE”

You will get a cup from the cashier.

Iced Drinks

Get a cup filled with ice from a freezer and go to a cashier.

Menu

  • Hot Coffee, Regular…¥100
  • Hot Cofee, Large…¥150
  • Iced Coffee, Regular…¥100
  • Iced Coffee, Large…¥180
  • Hot “Kilimanjaro” premium coffee, Regular …¥110
  • Hot “Kilimanjaro” premium coffee, Large…¥160
  • Hot Cafe Latte, Regular…¥150
  • Hot Cafe Latte, Large…¥200
  • Iced Cafe Latte, Regular…¥180
  • Iced Cafe Latte, Large…¥250

Lawson

Lawson, Illustration

Lawson has “Machi Cafe”, the service is different from two convenience stores.

The big difference at Lawson is a drink will be servedat the cashier for you.

When you want a hot drink, just go to a cashier and order it.

When you want an iced drink, you need to bring a cup from the freezer.

However, some busy Lawson stores have a self-service machine.

Although the store where has a self-service machine, they may offer you to serve the drink.

Menu

“Machi Cafe” in Lawson has a big menu, and the half items are limited edition.

I am telling you the regular menu here.

  • Hot Coffee, Small..¥100
  • Hot Coffee, Medium…¥150
  • Hot Cofee, Large…¥180
  • Hot Coffee, Mega(Grande)…¥270
  • Iced Coffee, Small…¥100
  • Iced Coffee, Medium…¥150
  • Iced Coffee, Mega(Grande)…¥270
  • Hot Decaf Coffee, Small…¥150
  • Iced Decaf Coffee, Medium …¥200
  • Hot Cafe Latte, Medium…¥150
  • Hot Cafe Latte, Mega(Grande)…¥270
  • Hot Decaf Cafe Latte, Medium…¥200
  • Iced Cafe Latte, Medium…¥170
  • Iced Cafe Latte, Mega(Grande)…¥310
  • Iced Decaf Cafe Latte…¥200

Hah…

  • Hot & Iced Double Espresso Cafe Latte…¥200
  • Hot & Iced Cafe Mocha…¥210
  • Hot & Iced Hot Chocolate ( Hot & Iced Cocoa)…¥180
  • Hot Darjeeling tea…¥180
  • Iced Earl Grey tea (unsweetened)…¥180
  • Hot & Iced Milk…¥150

Learn Japanese Phrases

In case you want to order the drink in Japanese, here are some phrases.

My phrases are easy and simple, so it might be different when you use other’s lessons or translate apps.

Excuse me, could I have [your drink] ?

Suimasen, [your drink] Kudasai

すいません、[your drink] をください。

OneHitotsuひとつ
TwoFutatsuふたつ
ThreeMittsuみっつ
CoffeeKoHeeコーヒー
Cafe LatteKafe Lateカフェラテ

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Conclusion

It’s very simple steps, isn’t it?

If you don’t know the tip, you will miss the good service at convenience stores in Japan.

I like the takeout coffee at the convenience store, cheap and fast.

The only bothering thing is the name of the size is different in each convenience store.

And, if you don’t have small cash, you can use prepaid transportation card in sted.

When you are paying, tell a cashier to pay with “IC card”.

After he/she says the reader is ready, just touch it with your card.

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