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While there are lots of eating and drinking establishments in Tokyo, there’s no doubt that a sightseer would really appreciate somewhere to eat or drink with free Wi-Fi. This article will introduce 10 Tokyo cafes and restaurants with free Wi-Fi access!
1. Arcana Tokyo (Tokyo, French Cuisine)
Arcana Tokyo is a French restaurant located on the 6F of KITTE, a shopping complex right next to Tokyo Station. With a concept of providing “refined vegetable cuisine,” this restaurant serves an abundance of course meals that are brimming with vegetables. Their healthy dishes are popular because they are made without any unnecessary use of fresh cream or butter. They have over 60 types of vegetables, most of which are stocked after being freshly harvested that morning in the Miura Peninsula. These vegetables contain plenty of sea minerals, a possible feat thanks to the salty winds of the nearby ocean. Characterized by their robust flavor, they are lightly cooked before being served. Don’t also forget to appreciate the playful way the food presented on the plate!
Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] Lunch 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
[Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
*As per the building's closing days
Average price: [Dinner] 10,000 JPY / [Lunch] 3,800 JPY
Address: 6F, JP Tower, 2-7-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (Map)
2. Jardin de LUSEINE (Harajuku, French Cuisine)
This elegant French restaurant, housed in a mansion and filled with antique furnishings, is located down a side street of Takeshita Street (Takeshita-dori), Harajuku. Come here to enjoy French cuisine made with seasonal ingredients, such as their [Mont Saint-Michel Omelette and Small Shrimp Risotto]. This original dish is very popular and consists of plump small shrimps in a risotto that's contained in a delicious, soft meringue. The [Lobster Salad] is also highly popular, and is served with a handmade sauce that has a sourness from the fruits used. All their dishes, especially their course meals, are beautifully arranged to excite all of your senses!
Jardin de LUSEINE
Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Tea Time 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm (L.O. 4:30 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:30, Course L.O. 8:00 pm), Bar 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
*Closed the following Tuesday instead if Monday falls on a national holiday
Average price: [Dinner] 4,800 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY
Address: 1-16-3, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
3. Sardegna Kateiryori Tharros (Shibuya, Italian Cuisine)
This restaurant serves local Sardinian cuisine. Sardinia is an Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. Some of their most famous dishes include appetizers such as [Bottarga] - salted, cured, and dried grey mullet roe - and appetizers made with [Pecorino Cheese], which is a type of sheep cheese. They have other extravagant dishes made with meat and fish, but what's common about all their dishes is that the flavors come straight from Sardinia. Dishes not to be missed out on include [Fregula] - a small, ball-shaped pasta unique to Sardinia that is filled with condensed umami (Japanese savory taste) of seasonal shellfish extract - and [Seada], a traditional confectionery where Pecorino cheese is wrapped in pie dough and deep-fried. Even the wine is from Sardinia!
Sardegna Kateiryori Tharros
Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
Closed: Beginning and end of the year, May 3 - 6, August 13 - 16, 1st Sunday to Tuesday of September
Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,100 JPY
Address: 1F, Shibuya SEDE Bldg., 1-5-2, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
4. Bar & Lounge Twenty Eight (Shiodome, Tea Time, Bar, Cocktail, Coffee)
Bar & Lounge Twenty Eight is a spacious bar located on the 28th Floor of Conrad Tokyo in Shiodome. While having a grand time, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Tokyo Bay and the Hama-rikyu Gardens from the bar's large windows. Why not come here to relax and indulge in elegant [Afternoon Tea], consisting of scones, sandwiches, desserts, and many more! It is an ideal place to spend an afternoon. Alternatively, come in the evening to enjoy the night scenery with cocktails, branded alcohol from around the world, and their [Tapas Selection] that is comprised of marinade, dips, and other foods that go great with alcohol.
Bar & Lounge Twenty Eight
Open: Tea Time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Bar 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
*Afternoon Tea is from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm. On weekends and national holidays, this changes to 11:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Average price: [Tea Time] 1,500 JPY
Address: 1-9-1, Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Map)
5. Ginza 2chome Mitasu Cafe (Ginza, Tea Time)
Heal the body and mind in the warm atmosphere of this restaurant made with wood, all while enjoying cuisine brimming with Japanese flavors. Only the most delicious and in-season ingredients are used to make their dishes. Full of vegetables, their [Chiffon Cake] is a highly popular item on the menu, as are their delicious [Dashimaki Tamago by the Head Chef] - a soft rolled omelette filled with mild yet flavorful dashi (broth) - and [Melt-in-the-mouth Beef Tongue Stew]. Ginza 2chome Mitasu Cafe is great whether you come for tea or dinner, and alcohol is served in the evenings. Why not come here to enjoy a drink on their spacious terrace?
Ginza 2chome Mitasu Cafe
Open: [Weekdays] 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 6:00 pm (L.O. 5:00 pm)
[Saturday] 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 4,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,100 JPY
Address: 1F, Maniera Ginza Bldg., 2-10-8, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
6. BREAK TIME (Kichijoji, Tea Time)
This pie and quiche specialty restaurant carefully handmakes all of its dough. The chefs actually stretch and fold the dough numerous times to create a light and crispy texture. Using a machine to do the same process would only ruin its delicious texture. BREAK TIME sets its quiches apart from the crowd by using pie dough instead of the more common tart dough. Fermented butter seasoning also brings out the original flavor of the pastry. Their popular and highly delicious desserts made with warm pie dough come accompanied by cold ice cream – a combination made in heaven!
7. Mori-no-Chashitsu (Koshinzuka, Tea Time)
Come here to watch the owner, a tea master, enact a tea ceremony at this restaurant. According to the owner, if weak tea is like cappuccino, then strong tea is the espresso of teas. Tasting the condensed umami of [Strong Tea] will no doubt make you appreciate the charm of matcha (powdered green tea) even more! The [Sencha Float] consists of cold Japanese tea topped with rich ice cream – a combination so rare, you’ll struggle to see it elsewhere! The mellow tea aroma combines perfectly with rich ice cream. Creative Japanese cuisine made with rice flour, soy beans, small fish, and other ingredients is also available, as is a selection of sake (Japanese alcohol).
Open: [Weekdays, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 6:30 pm (L.O. 6:30 pm)
[Saturday] 11:00 am - 10:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
*Closed on Wednesdays for the foreseeable future
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: 2-33-11, Nishi Sugamo, Toshima-ku, Tokyo (Map)
8. Green Cafe & Bar (Nishiarai, Italian Cuisine)
This place is decorated with a wood tone, with a bright and playful atmosphere. This is visible through their [Plantation-style Salad], where breadcrumbs are made to appear like soil topped with olive oil. Their fresh, seasonal vegetables, of which they have plenty, are directly stocked from contracted farmers. Order the [Cheese Fondue] to enjoy as many of these delicious vegetables as you can eat! The drink menu consists of craft beers and organic wines, and the dessert menu has an array of handmade sweets like tiramisu and cheesecake, making it the perfect place to visit both day and night! Families are also welcomed, with a children’s menu also being available.
Green Cafe & Bar
Open: [Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm) *Temporary shortening of opening hours (normally open until 12:00 am)
[Friday, Saturday, Day before National Holidays] 11:00 am - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:00 am)
[Wednesday] 11:00 am - 5:00 pm (L.O. 4:00 pm)
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: 5-1-8, Nishiarai Hon-cho, Adachi-ku, Tokyo (Map)
9. Shibuyabatake Shibuya Eki-mae Branch (Shibuya, Shabu-shabu, Sukiyaki, Creative Japanese Cuisine, Izakaya)
This restaurant is amazingly only a minute's walk from Shibuya Station. Come here to relax in one of their private rooms and slowly enjoy a meal. Their signature dish is the [Tsuyudashi Shabu-shabu] (sliced meat parboiled with vegetables), in which meat is quickly boiled in dashi made of kelp, bonito flakes, small dried sardines, and other ingredients. It is a very healthy dish, as any excess oil is removed during the cooking process. The aroma and umami of the dashi bring out the flavors of the ingredients. You can choose from several options, including special pork and branded beef. Sukiyaki (hot pot stew), seiromushi (ingredients steamed in a bamboo steamer), and a wide selection of a la carte dishes and alcohol are also available.
Shibuyabatake Shibuya Eki-mae Branch
Open: [Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
[Monday - Wednesday, Friday] 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average price: 3,500 JPY
Address: 6F - 7F, Marudai Bldg., 1-23-13, Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Map)
10. Cafe La Boheme G-Zone Ginza (Ginza, Italian and Western Cuisine, Pasta, Pizza)
Enjoy some casual Italian cuisine here! In particular, don't miss out on the prosciutto (dry-cured Italian ham) of Nero di Parma (a variety of pig), of which only 300 shipments are made annually. This cured ham is made in Langhirano Village - a place particularly known for meat curing, even within the famous ham-producing area of Parma - and can be characterized by the way it is aged to perfection. It is a ham filled with flavorful fat and possessing a strong aroma. The [Burrata Cheese Caprese] is also highly recommended! This fresh and full-flavored cheese is so creamy, it is almost like butter. It perfectly suits the refreshing acidic taste of the tomatoes it is served with.
Cafe La Boheme G-Zone Ginza
Open: 11:30 am - 1:00 am (L.O. 12:30 am)
*Lunch is from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Average price: [Dinner] 2,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: G-Zone Ginza, 1-2-3, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Map)
As you can see, many popular places like Tokyo, Shibuya, and Ginza have plenty of eateries that offer Wi-Fi. Please refer back to this article the next time you're searching for somewhere that has Wi-Fi!