No trip to Japan would be complete without visiting some unique themed cafes that have become iconic across the globe. Although found throughout the country, Tokyo has some of the most interesting and varied spots that are constantly renewing and innovating.

In this blog, we’ll take you through our top unique cafes we recommend you visit on your next trip to Japan!

  1.  Pompompurin Cafe
  2.  Engawa Cafe
  3.  Café Planetaria
  4.  Alice in Fantasy Book
  5.  2D Cafe

1. Pompompurin Cafe

 

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Address: 3F, 1-7-13 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo (Google Maps)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 11am-8pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm
Menu recommendation: Pudding-shaped desserts, Pompompurin-themed curries, and roast beef bowls

Themed after the beloved Sanrio Character, the Pompompurin Cafe in Tokyo, is a must-try for Hello Kitty fans. The yellow cafe is full of endearing surprises tucked throughout the decor and features themed menu items and merchandise for purchase.

2. Engawa Cafe

 

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Address: 2-5-10 Nishihokima, Adachi-ku, Tokyo (Google Maps)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 11am-8pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm
Menu recommendation: Cream Soda (soda topped with ice cream), Fruit Tart like their Dark Cherry Tart

Engawa Cafe is designed to highlight ‘engawa’ or the outermost layer of the home in Japanese. This unique cafe perfectly encapsulates the in-between space with a harmony of nature and indoor creature comforts.

3. Café Planetaria

Address: Yurakucho Marion 9F, 2-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo (Google Maps)
Hours: 10:30am-10pm, Daily
Menu recommendation:  Nebula Soft Serve Ice Cream, Mercury Cocktail

Located in the Konica Minolta Planetaria TokyoCafe Planetaria offers unique drinks and treats for patrons to enjoy under the stars at the observatory.

4. Alice in Fantasy Book

Address: T-Wing Building B2F, 1-6-2 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Maps)
Hours: 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-10pm, Daily
Menu recommendation: Tea Party Set, Time-Forgotten White Rabbit Cocktail

Alice in Fantasy Book Cafe is a cafe in of a slew of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed eateries across Japan. With over-the-top theming from the decor, staff, even the food – you’ll feel transported to an entirely new world!

5. 2D Cafe

Address: 3F, 1-7-13 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo (Google Maps)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 11am-8pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm
Menu recommendation: Strawberry Cake, Lemon Shaved Ice

Three dimensions are so 2023! Step out of your day-to-day and onto the page by visiting 2D Cafe in Tokyo~ This cafe will certainly have you seeing double with delicious desserts and coffee to top of the experience.


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