Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

I visited the cafe "Upstairs Sandwich" in the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. We reviewed the "Shrimp and Avocado Oriental Sandwich," today's soup "Potage of Sweet Potato and Corn," and "Blended Coffee.

Upstairs Sandwich

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo is located in Koto-ku, Tokyo. As the name suggests, the "Sandwich Upstairs" is located on the second floor of the museum. It is available even if you do not visit the museum.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

The interior is circular with the cash register counter and kitchen in the center. The seating is arranged like a corridor, with plenty of outside light streaming in through the wide windows.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Breads are lined up near the entrance like in a bakery, so customers take a tray of their favorite items and go to the checkout counter. Additional orders such as drinks can be placed here. If you only want a drink, you can go directly to the checkout counter.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

The sandwiches lined up when I visited were four kinds of side dishes: "Basil Chicken Sandwich with Chicken Meat and Cream Cheese," "Pork Kimchi Sandwich with Melted Cheese," "Horse Mackerel Sandwich with Spicy Kinpira and Shiso Leaves," and "Oriental Sandwich with Shrimp and Avocado," as well as one kind of sweets: "Caramel banana and chocolate chip cream croissant. Salads and baked goods are also available.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

This time, I ordered a shrimp and avocado oriental sandwich (720 yen) and a blended coffee (480 yen). I added a soup set (350 yen) from the set menu available only on weekdays from 10:30 to 14:30. The soup changes daily, and on this day it was the "Potage of Sweet Potato and Corn".

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

The cashier will ask you if you want to heat up your sandwich, so it is your choice. After paying, move to the pickup counter and wait for a while. When your order is called, you will receive a tray and go to an available seat.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Shrimp and avocado oriental sandwich

The bread is fluffy, chunky and voluptuous. Inside the sandwich are shrimp fritters, avocado guacamole, coconut-based mayo sauce and chili sauce.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

The spicy and sweet flavors, the mild and mellow texture of the avocado, and the crispy texture of the shrimp are all combined in an Asian style for an unforgettable taste. It is also a hearty dish.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Soup of the Day Potage of Sweet Potato and Corn

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Creamy and rich. You can enjoy the rich flavor of sweet potatoes and corn blended with sweetness. You can enjoy what kind of soup you can find depending on the day.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Blended Coffee

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

A well-balanced coffee with a hint of acidity in the bitterness and richness. It goes well with not only side dishes but also sweet sandwiches. It is served in a To go cup, so you can take it with you if you can't finish it.

Sandwich on the second floor of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Upstairs Sandwich" is the perfect place to take a break after visiting an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Why not take a moment to discuss art and reflect in this stylish space?