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From Airport to Downtown

NRT to Tokyo

Can consider getting the Tokyo Subway 24-hour Ticket + Keisei Skyliner One-way Ticket at 2,840 yen. The trains in Tokyo is your best bet, metros lines are confusing and practically covers the whole city. Google Maps recommends are a good bet. The easiest way is to get a rechargeable card such as Suica or Pasmo and tap in and out, they can also be use at vending machine or convenience stores. The initial cost consists of a refundable deposit of 500 yen. Unused credit can also be refunded upon leaving subjected to a handling fee. Get a regular Pasmo card as no handling fee is charged and can be refunded.

HND to Tokyo

Tokyo Monorail will be your best bet, getting you to the airport from Hamamatsucho Station in as little as 13 minutes. IC cards can be used and it cost 490 Yen.



The main entertainment, business and shopping area. This is a major hub in Tokyo. It revolves around the train station which is a maze and major hub, this is the world busiest train station. Plenty of stuff to do, tons of shops and restaurants as well. As the sun sets, check out, Omoide Yokocho also known as piss alley for Izayaka food. Golden Gai is another hot spot, although this cater more for drinks. If interested you can also see the famed red light district, Kabukicho.

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatory

Nearest Station: Shinjuku or Tochomae

This landmark twin towers observation decks are open to the public for free on the 45th floor, it have one of the most spectacular panoramic views of Tokyo. The southern tower have the better views. Go during sunset timings and then after that see the sparkling city lights below. They are usually open from 9.30am to 11pm. The South Observatory is closed on the first and third Tuesday of every month while the North Observatory is closed on the second and fourth Monday of every month.

Shibuya & Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya crossing is also famous as a location for the movie Lost in Translation. About half a million people cross here every day and during peak time 2,500 people cross at the same time! One famous place is the Starbucks where you can get a good view from the second floor, which is constantly crowded. Another one will be from the walk thru connection between the station and Shibuya Mark City. Another free recommendation would be the Hikarie building nearby and go up to the 11th floor for a free view. In the evening, you can also visit Nonbei Yokocho for Izayaka food.

Hachiko Memorial Statue

Nearest Station: Shibuya

While in Shibuya, you cannot miss out on checking out this Hachiko Statue. Which is a memorial for the famously loyal Akita dog. Where the dog waited Over 9 Years at the train station for his deceased owner.


Nearest Station: Harajuku or Meiji-jingumae ‘Harajuku’

Located just north of Shibuya, Harajuku is famous for shopping, street food, colourful street art and youth fashion. Popular place for seeing young Japanese dressed in cosplay wear. Omotesando and Takeshita Dori shopping streets is the highlight here in Harajuku. Check out the numerous crepes stalls lining the main walking street.

Meiji Jingu shrine

Nearest Station: Harajuku

One of the most famous attraction and temple in Tokyo as well as Japan. The place is very scenic and hidden from outside, giving it a very rural experience despite in the middle of the city. It is open from sunrise to sunset daily. If you are lucky, you can even catch a traditional wedding ceremony here. It is a good photo spot. Entrance is free.

Yoyogi Park

Nearest Station: Harajuku

Large public city park just next to the bust Harajuku. This place is very nice for a walk. There is a fountain in the middle of the park as well. Nice for a little afternoon.

Sensoji Temple

Nearest Station: Asakusa

This temple is located by the river in the Asakusa district. The Sensoji is the city oldest temple, it was built in 645 as a tribute to Kannon, the goddess of mercy. Being one of the most popular attraction in Tokyo, expect it to be crowded. The famed temple is connected to the Nakamise Street, between the two gates. Making it perfect for an afternoon of visiting and shopping.

Ueno Park

Nearest Station: Ueno

This vast and huge park is located in Ueno, just next door from the popular Ameya Yokocho Shopping district. The park is famous for being tranquil and a popular place to catch Cherry Blossoms. Even in winter there is a chance too. Check out the park and inside there are two famous temple to have a look as well, Hanazono Inari Shrine and Kiyomizu Kannon-do.

Icho Namiki Avenue

Nearest Station: Aoyama-Itchome

Vibrant Avenue lined with nicely sculptured trees along both side. A very nice photo spot. These gingko trees are beautiful throughout the year, these trees are particularly beautiful in the autumn when they blaze bright yellow. You definitely have to come here especially in Nov or Dec when they are golden.


Nearest Station: Ginza (Ginza, Hibiya and Marunouchi Line)

The 5th avenue of Tokyo. If you visit during the weekends, you will find Ginza to be a huge pedestrian area only. Full of fancy restaurants as well as department stores, this is a place where you can get anything you want. Check out the department stalls food market in the basements. You also can’t miss the Uniqlo main flagship store over here which is 12 stories high.

Tokyo Station

Its architecture, which is red-brick style, is really historical, magnificent and beautiful. A great place to go food souvenir shopping too. You can find all the amazing ones like Tokyo Banana, Press Butter Sand, New York Perfect Cheese, Calbee Plus, Maple Mania, Tokyo Campanella, Gin no Budo and many more.

Imperial Palace & Gardens

Nearest Station: Otemachi or Tokyo

Located just off Tokyo Station, this imperial palace was built on the former site of the Edo Castle. It is the current residence of the Emperor of Japan. The palace is vast and surrounded by the gardens. Visitors are able to explore the parks and gardens. You will have to join a guided tour for access to the inner areas, they are free, but require prior registration. Tours are conducted in Japanese and English, twice a day at 9.30am and 1pm. You can reserve online or try your luck on the day itself. Applications are accepted 2 months in advance.

Tsukiji Fish Market & Outer Market

Nearest Station: Tsukijishijo or Tsukiji

This historical market have closed down and move to the new Toyosu area in 2018, but the outer market remains open these days. It is still worth coming to have a walk around and eat some seafood. Come here and embark on a food walking tour. Some of the must try includes Tamagoyaki at Yamacho, Marutoyo rice balls, Stewed squids and grilled scallop from Miyako grilled seafood and Tsukiji Sushi Ichiban for tuna dismantling show at 11am.

Toyosu Fish Market

Nearest Station: Shijō-mae

At this new location, which is a lot bigger, you can still find some of the freshest sushi around, and a daily 4:30 AM tuna auction, for this you have to make an application one month in advance of your desired visit online. Come here for a sushi breakfast at the market. The Fisheries and Intermediate Wholesale Market Building has an observation deck and restaurant street on its third floor. Check out Uogashi Yokocho for food Products and tools used by professionals. Located on the 4th floor. After eating, head to the green roof plaza for a little walk and check out the view of Tokyo. A popular dessert store is also the Mosuke Dango. The market close early.

Hamarikyu Gardens

Nearest Station: Shiodome

A nice park that is located just next to the Conrad. Good for a walk if you have some additional time.


Niki No Kashi

4 Chome-1-8 Ueno, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0005, Japan

Nearest Station: Ueno-okachimachi or Okachimachi

Popular discount store in the Ueno area. This is the best place for getting all sorts of Japanese snacks as souvenirs. Prices are much cheaper over here since they are a wholesaler. You can even get tax free. It is open from 10am to 8pm daily. There are more than 5000 items here, go on a KitKat galore.

Ameya Yokocho Market

Nearest Station: Ueno or Okachimachi

Located right by Ueno Station in Tokyo and is a very popular spot with locals and travellers. It runs from Ueno to Okachimachi Station along the train tracks, they are filled with stalls selling delicious snacks and street food, along with discount shops carrying small accessories, tea, and other Japanese items. It is known nationwide for its reasonable prices and large selection. Shops are usually open from 10am to 8pm. Check out Shimura Candy Shop while here.

Asakusa & Nakamise Shopping Street

Nearest Station: Asakusa

This popular busy shopping street is located in Asakusa, just down the road, connecting from the popular Senso Ji temple. Making it perfect to do both together. It is busy and crowded. Perfect for an afternoon. Most of the shops are open from 10am to 5pm. It is full of shops and food stalls. Grab that iconic picture here too.

Okashi no Machioka

Outlets in both Shinjuku and Shinbashi

Popular discount sweets stores that is perfect for loading the goods back home. Stores are open from 10am to 9.30pm. Although do note that you can’t get tax free here.

Gyomu Super

A discount supermarket recognizable by its green sign selling local goods at affordable prices. You can find numerous outlets throughout the city. Here is a good bet to shop and get something back home. You can also buy items in large sizes. Try the Rich Cheesecake and frozen Mochi.

Ginza Mitsukoshi & Matsuya Ginza

Nearest Station: Ginza (Ginza, Hibiya and Marunouchi Line)

Both are open from 10am to 8pm. This are the two most popular department store in Ginza. Check them out. Although the key interest here is the basement food department stores which sells all sorts of things. Grab some of the food and head to dine at the rooftop terrace. Known as Depachika. Come here near closing hours for the best deal on food. You can also go on a sample testing tour.

Takashimaya Shinjuku

Located just right next to the train station, it doesn’t get easier than this. Open from 10am to 8pm daily, 8.30pm on Fri and Sat, this flagship main store have a total of 14 floors! Considered the number 1 depachika, it is a must visit, for good bargains on prepared foods, head over about 30 minutes before closing. There is also a rooftop garden.

Isetan Shinjuku

With its roots since 1886, this department store is open from 10am to 8pm. Featuring, The Kitchen Stage, it is an eat-in area with an open kitchen featuring a rotating series of famous Tokyo chefs who stay in-house for about two weeks. For good bargains on prepared foods, head over about 30 minutes before closing.

Shibuya Tokyu Food Show

Directly linked to Shibuya Station, this is one of the easiest to get to and great if you’re already in Shibuya, this food hall is one of the cheaper ones and is much less intimidating to walk though. It is a bit smaller but is especially great for the fresh fish and sushi. Good to check it out. Open from 11am to 8pm daily

Kit Kat Chocolatory and Café

3 Chome-7-2 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

Nearest Station: Ginza, Ginza Itchome, Shintomicho

A dedicated café and store to selling all sort of Kitkat, you can find all sorts of flavours here. Come here for some of their unique store only available kitkat. Do not that prices here are more pricey than those supermarket or Donki bought kitkats. Open from 11am to 7pm daily. There is also a café that sells some food and dessert.

Press Butter Sand

1F, Tokyo Station

Various outlets around the city, one of the main one will be in Tokyo Station. This popular snack is a must try when here, it is also a good souvenir to bring back. It is made with finest Hokkaido butter with their signature double-layered cream and caramel. Not cheap although. Tokyo station outlet is open from 8am to 10pm daily.

Ginza Akebeno

Nearest Station: Ginza

Popular local Japanese sweet shop selling all kind of stuff, they are famous for their Ogonmochi Ohagi and Shiratama Bean Daifuku. Try the amazing mochi. Open from 10am to 9pm daily, till 8pm on Sun.

Oosumi Tamaya

Nearest Station: Ginza or Yurakucho

Small Japanese dessert outlet selling handmade sweets. Their strawberry daifuku is awesome. They have a couple outlets around Tokyo. Open from 10am to 8pm on weekends, 9pm on weekdays. They can also be found in some department stores.


Makimura 3 Michelin Star

3 Chome-11-5 Minamioi, Shinagawa City, Tokyo 140-0013

Nearest Station: Omorikaigan Station (Keikyu Main Line)

Helmed by Chef Makimura Akio, this is one of the most famous 3 star restaurant in Tokyo that specialise in Kaiseki dining. Makimura is prized for their sea bream dishes. Needless to say, reservations are compulsory. It is open from 6 to 10pm with the dinner costing Yen.

Florilege 2 Michelin Star

Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, 渋谷区Jingumae, 2 Chome−5−4 SEIZAN外苑

Nearest Station: Gaiemmae Station (Ginza Line)

Highly recommended French restaurant in Tokyo with an open kitchen concept. It have constantly been awarded 2 Michelin stars. It is also No.7 on Asia top 50 list. Reservations are necessary and open 2 months in advance. Lunch is from 12pm to 1.30pm and dinner from 6.30pm to 8pm. Lunch is a deal, coming in at 6/7 courses for 7500 yen.

Sublime 1 Michelin Star

3 Chome-3-9 Higashiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0044, Japan

Nearest Station: Azabu-Juban

A blend of domestic ingredients and French techniques, the chef creates Nordic-style dishes. This restaurant speciality is their fermented mushrooms. Lunch is an affordable 4500 yen on Fri to Sun. Reservations are necessary and open up 2 month in advance. Open from 12 to 3pm and 6 to 11pm.

Ginza Ibuki 1 Michelin Star

Japan, 〒104-0061 Tokyo, Chuo City, Ginza, 2 Chome−14−6 第2松岡ビル

Nearest Station: Ginza (Ginza, Hibiya and Marunouchi Line)

Opened in 2010, this place have frequently been on the Michelin list, it is a good and pretty affordable place for Kaiseki dining. The omakase lunch is a deal, coming in at 3800 yen. Lunch is served from Tue – Sat, 1130 to 1430. Dinner from Mon – Sat, 6 to 10.30pm. Cancellation fees are charged 3 days out.

Ginza Sushi Kanesaka 1 Michelin Star

Japan, 〒104-0061 Tokyo, Chuo City, 中央区Ginza, 8 Chome−10−3 銀座三鈴ビル

Nearest Station: Shimbashi

Located right in Ginza, this is a highly recommended Edome sushi restaurant. With only 8 seats, reservations are definitely compulsory. Although market price, the lunch sets comes around 5000 yen only. Closed on Sun and Mon, they are open from 12pm to 2pm and 5.30pm to 10pm.

Ginza Kyubey

8 Chome-7-6 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

Nearest Station: Shimbashi

Can be said as one of the top 5 sushi restaurant in Tokyo. This is also the place recommended by buzzfeed. They are very famous and hard to score a reservation. Coming here is a life changing experience. The lunch omakase menu is also very affordable starting at 5500 yen. Dinner starts from 10000 yen. Try to get a reservation at the first floor which is manned by Imada-san, the founder himself. Reserve as early as possible. Close on Sun and Mon. Kyubey takes a lunch reservation only at 11:30 am and dinner from 17:00 until 19:00 starting time. Please be informed that they start to charge cancellation fee from 3 days before.

Sushi Mitsukawa

Japan, 〒106-0032 Tokyo, Minato City, Roppongi, 6 Chome−10−1 六本木ヒルズウェストウォーク5F

Nearest Station: Roppongi

A branch from the main restaurant in Kanzawa, they serve up authentic sushi. Lunch comes at 4800 Yen. They are closed on wed. Open for lunch from 11.30am to 2.30pm and dinner from 5.30pm to 11pm. Reservations are necessary.

Sushiya Ichiyanagi

1-5-14 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Ginza Kosimion Building 1st floor

Nearest Station: Yurakucho or Ginza Itchome or Ginza

Another popular sushi restaurant in Ginza, they serve up delicious and pretty worth lunch omakase. Coming at 8000 yen, it won’t hurt you too much. They are open from 11:30am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm. Reservations are necessary.

Sushi Dai

Toyosu Market, Block 5, 3rd Floor

Nearest Station: Shijo-mae

The most famous sushi place in Tokyo. It used to be an affair at Tsukji where this little run down stall was located right outside the market and you can go for a sushi breakfast at 5am. Where the freshest fish is brought to your plate straight next door. Expect to wait or even hours at this place. They have now move to the new Toyosu Market. Come early and be patient. You will be welcomed by an awesome omakase sushi meal comparable to top Michelin restaurant but at only 4000 yen. They are open from 5am to 1pm. Closed on Wed and Sun.

Daiwa Sushi

Toyosu Market, Block 5, 1st Floor

Nearest Station: Shijo-mae

The other popular store in Toyosu. Can be said as the backup plan to Sushi Dai. It is equally good here. It is said that it is a shorter wait here since they have more seats. They have the same opening timing and off days.

Sushi Tokyo Ten

Outlets in, Shinjuku, Shibuya and Roppongi

Very worth it omakase restaurant in the various tourist district. They are mostly located in malls. Come here for the super worth it lunch set that only comes in at 3500 yen while dinner is 7000 yen. For the price you can expect premium ingredients too. Reservations is only allowed for the 7000 yen menu. On weekends and holidays, only 7000 yen menu is available. Mostly open from 7am to 1am. Lunch is from 11am to 3pm.

Sushi No Midori

Various outlets including Shibuya, Ginza, Akasaka

One of the best places to eat Sushi in Tokyo, Sushi no Midori (寿司の美登利) serves amazing quality Sushi at very reasonable price. The quality gives them their well-earned reputation as one of the best sushi chains in Japan because its chefs are true sushi experts. Lunch courses start at just 1,600 yen. This is truly one of the local joint. There is usually a wait but not long.

Teppan-yaki 10

Japan, 〒104-0061 Tokyo, Chuo City, Ginza, 6 Chome−10−1 GINZA SIX 6F

Nearest Station: Ginza (Ginza, Hibiya and Marunouchi Line)

Located on the 6th floor, the ambience is very chic and classy. Perfect for a date. Affordable and worth it for the price. Come for lunch to get the best deal. The steak menu is 3800 Yen and the one with abalone is 5800 Yen. Reservations are recommended. Open for lunch from 11am to 3.30pm and dinner from 5pm to 10.30pm.

Ginza Steak

Various Outlets

Nearest Station: Ginza or Shimbashi or Shibuya

Two outlets in Ginza and one in Shibuya, this place is known for their all you can eat A5 Class Japanese Black Wagyu Buffet. It is very affordable especially for their lunch or early dinner menu, coming in at only 5800 yen per person. Definitely the cheapest place to get such good quality meat. Reservations are needed.

Anan Shichirin Yakiniku

Numerous outlet around Tokyo

Chain yakiniku restaurant with both all you can eat or ala carte options. It is pretty affordable in terms of barbeque. Most of them open till the wee hours. Very worth it.


1 Chome-5-4 Higashiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0044

Famous institution in Tokyo for having Unagi with more than 200 years of history, there are 4 locations located throughout the city although the longest standing is the one near Akabanebashi. There is one in Ginza too. It is open from 11.30 am to 1.30pm and for dinner from 5 to 8pm. Closed on Sun.


1 Chome-4-7 Ebisuminami, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0022

Nearest Station: Ebisu

An izakaya based unagi place, this is one of the must visit in Tokyo, especially if you are a fan of Unagi. It is open from noon to 11.30pm daily. The eel are on a skewers basis and they have also a tons of sakes to choose from as well.

Tsukiji Miyagawa Honten

3-14-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan

Popular chain for their Unagi bento, they have a couple of restaurant located throughout the city, with the most prominent one being the store in Shinjuku. The restaurant uses a traditional charcoal fire cooking technique and season the eel with their secret tare sauce that has been used for some 120 years. It is open from 11am to 10pm.

Akasaka Fukinuki

Japan, 〒107-0052 Tokyo, Minato City, Akasaka, 3 Chome−6−11 Rikamu5 1F

Opened in Akasaka in 1923 and has been a flagship restaurant for unagi for decades. The unagi is served in set meals that are about ¥2,500 for lunch and a little more for dinner. Open from 11am to 2pm and then 5.30pm to 10.30pm on weekdays. 11am to 3pm and 5pm to 9 pm on weekends and holidays.


Various outlet around Tokyo

Popular, affordable chain restaurant that specialise in Unagi. Menu here starts from just 500 yen. Most outlet are open from 11am to 10.30pm on weekdays, closed on weekends.


Various outlets in Tokyo

Nothing more needs to be said about this world famous, popular Tonkotsu ramen place. Order thru the vending machine and dine in individual booth. This is perfect for on the goal. I have heard that they are life changing. The regular ramen cost just 890 yen. You can also customize the seasoning, richness, toppings and even the noodle texture. A lot of the stores are open 24 hours, making it perfect for a late night snack. Get some of the instant boxes home from Don Quijote, it is cheaper here.

Shin Udon

Japan, 〒151-0053 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Yoyogi, 2 Chome−20−16 相馬ビル 1F

Nearest Station: Shinjuku

Highly recommended udon place nearby Shinjuku. They are open daily from 11am to 11pm, weekends until midnight. Perfect place for a bowl of hot noodles especially in the cold days. There might be a slight wait as udon are all made freshly. Prices range around 1000 yen.

Harajuku Gyoza Lou

6 Chome-2-4 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan

Nearest Station: Harajuku or Meiji-jingumae ‘Harajuku’

Famous Gyoza place in Harajuku. It is said to serve up the best Gyoza in town. Affordable and filling. It is a nice place to rest your legs and have a bite or snack. Open daily from 11.30am to 11pm. 6 pieces cost just 319 yen.

Kani Doraku

Various outlets in Tokyo, Ginza, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ueno

Specialist in crab chain restaurant that you can find all around the city. You can find it easily with their signature moving crab billboard in bright red colour. Most are usually open from 11.30am to 10pm. Come her for delicious snow crab dishes. Reservations are recommended. It can cost from 3500 yen for their sets to 12000 yen during dinner. Lunch is cheaper.


Various outlets in Tokyo

Tempura restaurant Tsunahachi which was founded by Kyuzo Shimura in 1923. One of the best place to have quality tempura dishes. Lunch starts from 1,540 yen and dinner from 2,530 yen. They are usually open from 11am to 10pm.

Katsukichi Bodaijyu

Japan, 〒150-0002 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Shibuya, 3 Chome−9−10 KDC渋谷ビル B1F

Nearest Station: Shibuya

Specialise in serving Tonkatsu, come here to savour the very best fried pork cutlets. It will be one of your most memorable meals ever. Prices are fair and affordable. They are open all day long on weekends. On weekdays lunch is from 11am to 4pm then 5pm to 10.30pm for dinner. Lunch is cheaper.


Various outlets in Shibuya and Shinjuku

Popular chain Sukiyaki and Shabu Shabu restaurant, perfect place especially in the cold weather. They are mostly open daily from 11am to 3pm and then 5pm to 10pm. Cost from 2800 yen to 4800 yen.


Various outlets in Tokyo

Chain Yakitori restaurant serving up good and affordable skewers. Perfect for a cheap late night snack. Easily find one branch in the city. It is mostly open from later afternoon till midnight, sometimes on weekends till the wee hours. Their concept is all yakitori cost 298 yen (3.86SGD) here.


Japan, 〒160-0022 Tokyo, Shinjuku City, Shinjuku, 3 Chome−10−10 1F・2F 要会館

Nearest Station: Shinjuku-sanchome

Another casual Yakitori place, this is in Shinjuku and casually priced as well. There are a couple of other food as well. Mostly open from evening to 11pm.

Isomaru Suisan

Various outlets in Tokyo

Izakaya chain. They have a down to earth casual vibe. Just enjoy your evening over some drinks and comfort food. Grilled fish here is a good bet. Usually open from 11.30am to 11.30pm. You can find mainly seafood here. Cancel the appetiser if you don’t eat to prevent the 500 yen charge.

Dongara Gassyan

1 Chome-1-9 Kabukicho, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0021, Japan

Nearest Station: Shinjuku or Shinjuku-sanchome

A local favourite, this little Izakaya is hidden in Shinjuku Golden Gai. Closed on Sun, it is open from noon till midnight. They are famous for their fried skewered meat and vegetables. Perfect with an ice cold beer.

Pizza Studio Tamaki

1 Chome-24-6 Higashiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0044

Nearest Station: Akabanebashi

Known as the best pizza you can find in Tokyo, a long standing favourite among tourists and locals. It is also near the Tokyo Tower and Zojoji Temple. It is famous for their dough, which is made from a blend of Japanese and US Flour. Expect to wait, especially at peak hours. Open from 5 to 10pm on weekdays. Prices averages around 2000 – 3000 yen.

Marion Crepes

Flagship store in Harajuku: Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 1 Chome−6−15 ジュネスビル 1F

Nearest Station: Harajuku

Very famous crepes store in Harajuku, easily recognizable by the huge display of the menu outside. Plenty of options to choose from. There are various outlets but the flagship one is in Harajuku. It is open from 10.30am to 8pm. Prices range around 400 – 700 yen.

St Monica Crepes

1 Chome-16-16-8 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan

Nearest Station: Harajuku

The other popular store for crepes and other snacks in Harajuku. This place is open from around 10am to 10pm. Another good bet. In fact the two store are located near each other.

Hidemi Sugino

3 Chome-6-17 Kyobashi, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0031, Japan

Nearest Station: Kyobashi

Known as the “Nobel of Pastry” this famous Japanese patisserie is a good bet for gourmet blend of Japanese and French bakes. Their cakes and desserts are super delicious and gorgeous. The mousse cakes are recommended here, some of them are only “good enough” for dine in. Try the award winning Ambroisie coming in at 760 yen. Open from Tues to Sat, 11am to 6pm.