Here is our list of unique, quirky, and fascinating themed restaurants and cafes in Tokyo.
Fuji Television Kids Cafe Mamatoko (Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Fuji Television Kids Cafe Mamatoko, located in Minato-ku, Tokyo, is a cafe-restaurant with a playground on the 6th floor of Aqua City Odaiba. In addition to the playground, the facility offers lunch, dinner, and a café. Please check the official website for events and hands-on classes.
Gundam Cafe (Koto-ku, Tokyo)
Located on the second floor of Diver City Tokyo Plaza in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Gundam Cafe offers Gundam Cafe Latte (Gundam, Char Zaku, and Agai) and other drinks. You can also purchase original goods and souvenirs.
Gundam Cafe (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Located in front of JR Akihabara Station, the Gundam Cafe in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward has both a cafe and a store. The store also offers take-out of Akiba’s specialty, Gundam Yaki Oyako-don (grilled chicken and eggs on rice). You can enjoy draft beer, highballs, cocktails, meals, and more. Gundam Cafe is adjacent to AKB48 CAFE & SHOP.
AKB48CAFE&SHOP (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
AKB48CAFE&SHOP is located in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, in front of JR Akihabara Station, and is a facility with a cafe, store, theater, and private rooms.
Moomin Bakery & Cafe (Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
Located on the first floor of LaQua, an urban entertainment zone in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Moomin Bakery & Cafe is a cafe, bakery, and goods store inspired by the Finnish fairy tale “Moomin. At the café, you can enjoy Moomin omelette rice, Moominmamma’s freshly made pancakes, and more.
Baseball Cafe (Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
Located in Tokyo Dome City in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Baseball Café is a fun and friendly café where you can watch a live broadcast of a big league game, enjoy dance time, rock-paper-scissors-paper tournaments, and if you are lucky, play with a clown performer. This is a great cafe for children and couples alike.
Tokyo Ramen Street (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Tokyo Ramen Street, located in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward, was opened in April 2009 in Tokyo Ichibangai, Tokyo Station’s Yaesu Exit. The first four stores, Rokurinsha TOKYO, Shio Specialty Hirugao, Keisuke II Kaibisoba Gaiden, and Mutsumiya, opened in April 2009 in Tokyo Ichibangai, Tokyo Station’s Yaesu Exit, and now eight stores stand side by side.
Odaiba Takoyaki Museum (Minato-ku, Tokyo)
The Odaiba Takoyaki Museum, located on the 4th floor of the Seaside Mall at DECKS Tokyo Beach, is an entertainment stadium where takoyaki chefs selected from Osaka, the birthplace of takoyaki, compete their skills. The museum store, which offers approximately 2,000 souvenirs featuring takoyaki, is also highly recommended.
Cat! Cafe (Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Located in Minato-ku, Tokyo, the Neko da! Cafe is one of the largest cat cafes in Japan, located on the first floor of DECKS Tokyo Beach. You can relax and enjoy the company of the cats in the cafe. It is open from 11:00 to 20:00, and you can enter until one hour before closing time.
BOOSTER CAFE (Sumida-ku, Tokyo)
Located on the first floor of Solamachi in TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN, BOOSTER CAFE offers paninis, drinks, and alcohol. Bicycle rentals are available (*over 18 years old), and a dedicated concierge is on hand to help you choose the right bike for your first ride or to help you tour around the surrounding downtown area. Bicycles are also on display in the store.
Meidorimin Diver City Tokyo Plaza (Koto-ku, Tokyo)
Located on the 6th floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza in Koto-ku, Tokyo, the DiverCity Tokyo Plaza branch of MADEI Dreamin is an entertainment space where you can enjoy cute dishes such as children’s menus and lunch menus, desserts, drinks, and maid performances. The store is open from 11:00 to 23:00. Open from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.
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