Looking for a cool, stylish or crazy cafe near Harajuku Station? This list is for you. These are the best cafes in that area where you can have fine coffee accompanied by a nice dessert and/or a light meal.
No matter how many times you visit Tokyo, Japan, Harajuku is always one of the best places to explore. Why? Harajuku is the most trendy place in all Tokyo, maybe even Japan! From the most classic to the most trendy, here is a list of things to do in Harajuku!
"Welcome home Master!" she says as you walk in the door! Japanese maid cafes have been around for a long time. Known for their cutesy girls and maid outfits, they also serve up some pretty decent food and drink options too. If you're after a unique experience when in Tokyo, read on for the top 8 maid cafes in Akihabara.
Matcha latte addicts, here are the top places to get your matcha fix in Tokyo. Matcha lattes have the right balance of sweet and bitter and are so delicious. Unlike coffee, matcha wakes you up smoothly and is actually very good for your health. It is packed with antioxidants, it boosts the metabolism, it detoxifies, and contains L-Theanine, a natural mood enhancer that also calms the mind. So drink up my friends, apart from the sugar, you're doing your body a favor!
You will absolutely love these authentic cafes if you want to experience the retro Showa vibe of the Japanese "kissaten" -a type of European-influenced cafe that was particularly popular up until the 1980s). They have a relaxed atmosphere and the coffee is carefully made and delicious! These are the best Kissaten (Japanese Cafes) in Shinjuku, Tokyo you need to try ASAP!
Kissatens are traditional Japanese cafes with a retro vibe. They aren't just about getting your coffee fix, it's a place where people come to unwind and talk with friends or read the newspaper. You will feel instantly transported to another era and is a must-try Japanese experience!
While in Tokyo, there is an absurd number of crazy restaurants to pick from. Besides the maid cafes and the cat cafes, there are some really weird restaurants out there that you need to try in order to make your Tokyo journey complete. We narrowed down the list for you; here are the must-go to crazy restaurants in Tokyo.