If you love discount shopping, you’ll love Don Don Donki! This Japanese chain discount store is one of the hottest shopping spots in Singapore and is known for its delicious food offerings, electronics, beauty products and more. Did you know you can beat the crowd and do all your shopping conveniently on Don Don Donki online store on Shopee Singapore? This is perfect for the current stay home situation as you can get all the work-from-home essentials online! Find out what are some of the must buy items from Don Don Donki including the beef mega bowl and Suisai Beauty cleansing powder capsules and have them delivered straight to your doorstep!
Don Don Donki must buy food
Not sure what to buy at Don Don Donki? You should definitely make a beeline to the food section online where you’ll find Don Don Donki’s best sellers! This includes the ready-to-cook packs such as mega beef or pork bowls as well as value buys for your next shabu shabu feast!
1. Umaibo Corn Snack
Translated from Japanese, Umaibo literally means delicious stick! The Umaibo Corn Snack (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is an extremely popular snack in Japan. Made with puffed corn, this tasty snack comes in all sorts of flavours. From cheese to corn potage, you’d be spoiled for choice when it comes to this addictive treat! But if you’re a mentaiko fan, the cod roe flavour would have to be your ultimate favourite! This cod roe umaibo has a subtle mentaiko seafood taste that’s similar to mentaiko salmon sushi.You can enjoy this delicious umaibo stick with some milk, sake or even crush it up to sprinkle on top of rice!
2. KitKat Mini
You no longer need to make bulk purchases of KitKats when you’re in Japan now that these Mini KitKats (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) are available in Singapore! These delicious chocolate-coated wafers are a Don Don Donki must buy especially when they have the matcha flavour! Matcha has been part of Japanese culture for centuries, so there’s no better place to get your matcha KitKats! If you want a deeper and stronger taste to your matcha Kitkat, then the rich matcha flavour is the right one for you!
3. Mega Beef Bowl
Wondering what to buy at Don Don Donki that can be whipped up quickly? The Mega Beef Bowl (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is one such product you need! Satisfy your gyudon cravings in the comfort of your home with the Mega Beef Bow.! This Don Don Donki must buy is a pack of pre-marinated sliced beef in onion and sweet soy sauce. All you need to do is to pop the entire pack into boiling water for seven minutes and pair it with a bowl of Japanese rice to complete your own DIY gyudon!
4. Marutai Ramen
Missing your visit to ramen restaurants in Japan? Thanks to the Don Don Donki online store in Singapore, you can now whip up the same amazing taste in the comfort of your home with this Marutai Ramen (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store)! Not confident in your culinary skills? Follow the easy instructions on the back of the packaging and slurp away on the delicious ramen. In addition, one box contains two meal sets of the popular springy Hakata style ramen which means each serving comes up to less than $2 — what a steal! The next time your diehard ramen friends ask you what to buy at Don Don Donki, be sure to introduce this product to them!
5. Mizkan Nabe Hot Pot Soup Base
Preparing for your next hot pot gathering can’t get any easier with the Mizkan Nabe Hot Pot Soup Base (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store)! This rich and creamy chicken broth complements your savoury dishes perfectly. Get some of your favourite shabu shabu to dunk in this hot pot base and indulge in the best chicken soup for your soul! Each pack is just right for a party of three to four. You don’t have to add water to this but feel free to do so if you want to make the taste lighter! You can even use this Don Don Donki must buy to make some risotto, pasta and more!
6. Mega Pork Bowl
Looking for a change in flavour from the Mega Beef Bowl? The Mega Pork Bowl (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is a Don Don Donki must buy! The pork slices are pre-grilled and marinated in caramelised soy sauce to give a fragrant and sweet flavour. This ready-to-eat meal is simple and convenient for those who are busy and working from home. Simply submerge the packet (sealed) into boiling water for seven minutes and voila, you’ve got yourself a tasty butadon with zero effort! Do note that rice isn’t included in this packet.
7. Furu Furu Apple Juice
Looking for the best apple juice? Then this Furu Furu Apple Juice (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is a Don Don Donki must buy! Made with only apple juice blend, you will be transported into a fruity heaven with this drink! Just a sip is enough to get the full taste and fragrance of the sweet apples that will linger in your mouth. Without being overwhelmingly sweet, we’re sure that this addictive drink will be the apple of your eye!
8. Hokkaido Snow White Pork Shogayaki Loin
Coming up with an impressive menu for your loved ones can be challenging. But everything will be a breeze with this Don Don Donki best buy — Hokkaido Snow White Pork Shogayaki Loin (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store)! Simply whip out your trusty electric grill and sizzle the slices with your favourite marinates. Worried about the freshness of the ingredients? Fret not as the meat comes sealed with ice packs and delivered on the same day to ensure maximum freshness.
9. Beef Shabu
Nothing beats having a steaming pot of shabu shabu to warm your body up, especially during the rainy season! Shabu shabu is a popular hot pot dish from Japan in which meat and assorted vegetables are cooked in kombu dashi broth for extra flavour. It’s extremely quick to whip up: just prepare all the ingredients you want such as the Beef Shabu (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) and toss it into your steamboat pot when the broth is boiling! The beef shabu is one of the best buys on Don Don Donki as it’s thinly sliced for a quick dip in the hot pot — not something you can easily find in other butcher shops!
10. Yamaya Frozen Mentaiko
One of the most common answers you will get when you ask, “What to buy at Don Don Donki?” is mentaiko! Singaporeans just can’t seem to get enough of that yummy umami flavour and melt-in-your-mouth texture. However, mentaiko sauce can be quite a pricey ingredient to purchase. Thankfully, these two thick rows of Yamaya Frozen Mentaiko (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) cost well below $10, making it a Don Don Donki must buy for a budget-friendly Japanese feast. Let it defrost before using it to whip up some mentaiko spaghetti or mix with mayonnaise to create your own mentaiko mayo sauce!
11. Takumi Wiener
An easy snack to make for tea time is a hot dog bun! Whip it up in a matter of minutes with the Takumi Wiener (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store). Made from fresh meat, these sausages have a juicy and savoury taste that even the kids will love. They are available in various flavours such as herbs, cheese or chorizo. These wieners are great for different dishes including spaghetti, omelette or simply enjoy them as they are! There are many ways to prepare them as well, including frying, boiling, baking or even popping them into the microwave. It’s no wonder these wieners are a must buy from Don Don Donki!
12. Japanese Braised Pork Belly
Made from tender and fatty pork belly, the pre-marinated Japanese Braised Pork Belly (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) can be boiled and served in seven minutes — perfect for a quick hot meal. In addition, there’s no need to fly to Taiwan for a delicious bowl of Taiwanese minced pork rice. All you need is this braised pork belly and you can create your own variation of this delicacy! Throw it into a frying pan along with ginger, sauteed garlic and star anise to create the authentic Taiwanese flavour.
13. Original Pork Tonkatsu (Loin)
Another Don Don Donki must buy is the Original Pork Tonkatsu (Loin) (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store). The mouthwatering crunchiness of this pre-battered tonkatsu is hard to resist even for the fussiest eater. Since the meat is already pre-battered, all you have to do is to fry them in a fryer until they turn golden brown. Then, serve with some cabbage slices on the side and you’re all ready to feast!
14. Maruto Cheese Cake
Cheese cake lovers, rejoice! The Maruto Cheese Cake (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is a must buy on Don Don Donki if you’re looking for a sweet treat for dessert. This moist cheese cake has been one of the most popular desserts for decades. With a light and mild taste, this fluffy cake still wows the palates of many with its fragrant aroma. Other than dessert, this yummy treat will also make for a good tea break snack!
15. Hot Pot Set (Medium)
Preparing for a family steamboat has never been easier with Don Don Donki’s Hot Pot Set (Medium) (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store). This assorted vegetables platter contains all your favourite hotpot ingredients including mushroom, broccoli, corn and more. The medium sized hot pot set caters for three to four pax. But if you have a bigger appetite, we suggest getting one more set to go with your steamboat.
16. Hokkaido Pork Ball Curry Flavour
It’s hard not to fall in love with the sweet and fiery flavour of Japanese curry. But making Japanese curry from scratch can be quite troublesome for some. Thankfully, there’s the Hokkaido Pork Ball Curry Flavour (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) to turn any dish into a rich curry flavour for those who are lazy! This Don Don Donki must buy is the key ingredient to spicing up your dishes. Cook it with chicken broth to add a delicious curry flavour or bake it with cheese and pasta for a western indulgence. Get creative with your cooking today!
17. Jonetsu Kakaku Furikake
Furikake is a Japanese staple on the dining table. It instantly adds flavour to plain rice and makes it extra appetising! This works especially well with kids. Simply sprinkle some of the Jonetsu Kakaku Furikake (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) over their rice and watch them dig in happily! You can choose from a variety of flavours, including bonito, wasabi, and vegetable. Psst, sprinkle some of the furikake over plain popcorn to create your own seasoned popcorn bucket!
Don Don Donki must buy alcohol deals
Most alcohol don’t come cheap in Singapore. But Don Don Donki has some decently priced alcohol deals that you’ve got to check out! Their wide range of Japanese alcoholic beverages cater to both seasoned and new drinkers with a variety of unique flavours. These are definitely a must buy on Don Don Donki.
18. Takara Shuzo Mio Dry Sparkling Sake
Who says you can’t have a nice refreshing drink of sake? The Takara Shuzo Mio Dry Sparkling Sake (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is a bubbly drink that has 5% alcohol content, making it great for any meal. With a hint of fresh apple, this sake tastes absolutely divine! The Takara brand has been brewing Japanese sake since the 1840s, so if you’ve been hesitant about giving sake a go, turn to those from Takara!
19. Suntory World Whisky Ao
Having some friends (gentle reminder: not more than five) over for a night of board games? Put out bottles of Suntory World Whisky Ao (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) to get everyone into the spirit of the game! These sophisticated bottles of whisky have been flying off the shelves at Don Don Donki for a reason. This Suntory World Whisky Ao is smooth, citrusy and smoky — think orange and cinnamon — with a hint of honey sweetness. It can also make for a perfect housewarming gift for your friends, family or even colleagues.
20. Suntory Horoyoi Shochu With Soda
Whether you’re new to drinking or a light drinker, the Horoyoi range from Suntory is one of the best buys from Don Don Donki. Designed to have a mild and pleasant alcohol taste, the Suntory Horoyoi Shochu With Soda (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is a light alcoholic beverage (3%) that is easy to drink with no bitter aftertaste. Those who tend to lean towards sweeter notes in their drinks will also fall in love with the Suntory Horoyoi Shochu With Soda as it has a fruity grape flavour — almost like our favourite Hi-Chew Grape candy!
21. Choya Genshu Plum Wine
Fans of plum wines will be happy to know that they can get their dose of Choya through Don Don Donki online delivery! Made from 100% Nanko plums, the Choya Genshu Plum Wine (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is unbelievably fragrant with a hint of sweetness. To truly enjoy the taste of the Choya, we suggest popping it into the fridge for a couple of hours and drinking it with sweeter dishes like sukiyaki!
22. Godo Shusei Shochu JN Pure Pack
What to buy at Don Don Donki? Shochu, of course! The Godo Shusei Shochu JN Pure Pack (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is made from 100% sugar cane molasses and has a light and mild taste that’s easy to drink. As such, it is a very popular alcoholic drink among new and frequent drinkers! If you’re a huge fan of shochu, this Don Don Donki must buy will be right up your alley as it comes in a large volume of 1.8 litres. It has a relatively high alcohol content, which is why many choose to mix the shochu with other beverages to create a shochu cocktail. Try mixing shochu with lemonade or other fruit folavoured soda for a refreshing summer tipple. Don’t forget to add some ice into the mix!
Don Don Donki must buy household products
With more people working from home during this period, it’s important to keep the house as clean as possible for your family. Find interesting and effective household products on Don Don Donki to help lighten your housework load!
23. Jonetsu Kakaku Kitchen Detergent
Dishwashing can be a tiring chore, and greasy pots and pans make it worse. However, with the Jonetsu Kakaku Kitchen Detergent (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store), there’s no need for multiple rinses to get rid of the grease and smell! This dishwashing liquid tackles dirt and grease stains instantly without damaging your cookware. In addition, it contains citric acid to prevent bacteria growth. This makes the Jonetsu Kakaku Kitchen Detergent a Don Don Donki must have as it helps to sterilise your cleaning sponge while you wash! Kill two birds with one stone now when you use this popular dishwashing liquid!
24. Jonetsu Kakaku Cream Cleanser
With so many household products available, you may be at a loss on what to buy from Don Don Donki. But trust us when we say you’ll never go wrong with the Jonetsu Kakaku range of household items, including this Jonetsu Kakaku Cream Cleanser (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store). This cream cleanser is specially formulated to tackle the bacteria and stains built up in the kitchen from food preparation and cooking. It eliminates stubborn grease and helps to sterilise your kitchen to ensure you have a clean cooking environment. You can even use this Don Don Donki must buy to clean your bathroom!
25. 4 PCS Cookware Set With Removable Handle
Always wanted a Modori cookware set but can’t part with the money? Psst, here’s a best buy at Don Don Donki that few are willing to share! The 4 PCS Cookware Set With Removable Handle (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) functions similarly to the Modori cookware set with a detachable handle system. It also comes with a 16cm multipot, 24cm frying pan, silicone frame glass lid to cater to all your cooking needs. Switch the handles around seamlessly between the pot and pan or detach it to use the pots as serving plates or baking trays.
Don Don Donki must buy beauty products
What else is there to buy on Don Don Donki? Japanese beauty and hair care products are also a hit in Don Don Donki! Snatch up a few of the recommended ones below to keep your skin and hair looking fresh for round two of Zoom calls during this work from home period!
26. Suisai Beauty Clear Powder Wash
Got travel plans lined up? Pack some Suisai Beauty Clear Powder Wash (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) in your luggage! You can bring the Suisai Beauty Clear Powder Wash along for your vacation without having to worry about taking up too much luggage space. You no longer have to painstakingly squeeze your current skincare products into travel bottles with these facial cleansing capsules! Guess what? This Don Don Donki must buy is a portable facial cleanser that comes in powder form! Time to chuck a few of these into your carry on so you can freshen up during your flight!
27. Jonetsu Kakaku Facial Treatment Mask
Are you still masking only once a week? In recent years, daily mask sheets have been all the rage among the beauty community. Daily mask sheets have replaced many people’s morning skincare routine as it makes getting ready much more efficient. The Jonetsu Kakaku Facial Treatment Mask (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is one of the Don Don Donki best buys in the beauty department as it has excellent moisturising properties and nourishing ingredients. Choose from the rice koji version to enjoy skin brightening benefits or the placenta veil version that has anti-ageing and skin firming effects.
28. Hatomugi Skin Conditioner
While the Don Don Donki online store in Singapore is filled with yummy F&B selections, don’t overlook other categories such as beauty products! The Hatomugi Skin Conditioner (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) is one of the best beauty buys from Don Don Donki. It’s extremely value for money as you get one litre worth of face and body lotion for less than $11! With coix seed extract as its main ingredient, this Hatomugi Skin Conditioner is enriched with tons of antioxidants to diminish signs of ageing for smoother, more youthful-looking skin. Plus, it has a liquidy texture that can be easily absorbed, making a great day moisturiser that’s non-greasy or tacky.
29. Jonetsu Kakaku Horse Oil Conditioner Ex
Horse oil may sound like an intimidating ingredient at first, but it’s one of the most highly raved ingredients in the Japanese beauty industry. Horse oil is extracted from horse meat and contains rich moisturising properties that’s beneficial for our skin and hair.
Enjoy the natural goodness of horse oil when you use the Jonetsu Kakaku Horse Oil Conditioner Ex (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store)! This best buy from Don Don Donki helps to hydrate and boost shine to give you silky smooth locks. Use it in conjunction with the Jonetsu Kakaku Horse Oil Shampoo EX (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) for the best results.
30. Tsubuporori Memoto Onwakan Eye Cream
Sometimes, small skin-coloured bumps may emerge around our eye area. They can be unsightly and cause your skin texture to appear uneven. Known as milia or oil bumps, these harmless bumps appear when dead skin or keratin build-up gets trapped under the skin. They can also happen when there’s eye makeup residue lingering on your skin or that your eye cream is too oily.
Thankfully, there’s a product from Don Don Donki online delivery store that targets this skin concern! We’re talking about the Tsubuporori Memoto Onwakan Eye Cream (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store). Formulated with 22 kinds of herbal extracts such as apricot seed and mallow flower extracts, this eye cream can effectively diminish the appearance of the bumps. Moreover, the cream has a slight warming effect to accelerate the penetration of the product. Simply dispense the eye cream on the brush applicator and apply it on the bumps. Rub the brush tip on the affected area in circular motions to work the product into the skin. Repeat this twice every day for better results.
31. Mizuhashi Hojudo Emulsion Remover Cleansing Lotion
Don’t look down on this spray bottle, because this Mizuhashi Hojudo Emulsion Remover Cleansing Lotion (available on DON DON DONKI Official Store) has won tons of awards, including one for Best Skin Care! Formulated to remove excess impurities, this product is a Don Don Donki must buy that’ll help with your makeup removal process! The arginine and phytic acid in this cleansing lotion will help moisturise your skin and give you an overall younger complexion while boosting collagen generation. You can use this cleansing lotion to combat acne breakouts and even on your oily scalp! All you have to do is spray the area with the lotion and leave it in to work its magic!
Find all that you need with these Don Don Donki must buy items
Our long list of Don Don Donki must buys will have your cart full whenever you visit their online store! These popular Don Don Donki products are often in high demand, so be sure to act fast! For other popular Japanese skincare products, check out this list of best Japanese skincare items from popular brands! Interested in other types of snacks? Try these best Korean snacks you should have at least once in your life! Looking to buy other groceries? Head over to our Shopee Supermarket for all your food and home essentials at best prices!
This article was updated on 10 February 2022. Additional research done by Caryn Tan.