Yoyogi Park (Yoyogi-koen) sports a cycling course, a basketball court, and even a dog-walking area. Check out these surrounding cafes perfect for a delicious lunch after hanging out in the park, or recharging before going back to work. There are even great places to enjoy some drinks at night. The area is also near “Oku-Shibuya,” home to many trendy stores. Find the cafe that suits your style.
BONDI CAFE YOYOGI BEACH PARK is a cafe with an Australian atmosphere that’s located very near Yoyogi Park. The wooden furnishing in the cafe, combined with terrace seats from which you can see the park’s greenery, provide a chilled, relaxing environment. Dog-owners are welcome to bring their pets into all the seating areas in the cafe, so it’s a great place to rest after you’ve spent the morning walking your dog. Enjoy an abundant breakfast after your morning walk or visit with your loved ones or friends at night and chat over some drinks. Be sure to try the [Bondi Eggs Benedict] and [Jikasei Tofu no Pancake with Coconut Butter].
BONDI CAFE YOYOGI BEACH PARK
Open: 9:00 am - 2:00 am [Weekdays] Lunch 11:00 am - 3:45 pm, Dinner 4:00 pm - 1:00 am (L.O.) [Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 1:00 am (L.O.)
Morning Service 9:00 am - 10:30 am Closed: Beginning and end of the year Average price: 2,001 JPY - 2,500 JPY Access: Yoyogi-koen Station Address: 1-15-2, Tomigaya, Shibuya, Tokyo Source: hitosara (Japanese)
mid. is cafe that’s built to cater towards women who could relax and enjoy dining alone. While they take care of the needs of female diners, the hearty servings here are also well received by male diners. It’s not just a place for lunch; you can enjoy set dinners here too. It’s a great place to come to if you’ve worked overtime and want something good to eat. You’re welcome to bring your dogs into the cafe as well, so it’s a good breakfast location after taking your dog out for a morning walk. Besides set menus, there are also many a la carte items to pick from. You’ll be able to find something to suit your taste.
Open: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:15 am) Access: Yoyogi-Hachiman Station Address: 1F, Sakura-en Bldg., Motoyoyogi-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Source: hitosara (Japanese)
3. CHEESE STAND
CHEESE STAND is a cafe focused on locally-made cheese. Here, they make their own cheese in-house, so you’ll be able to taste fresh cheeses that you would normally have to head out to a farm to try. Fresh cheese is used in all their dishes so this is one cafe cheese lovers can’t miss. The [Mozzarella and Ricotta Moriawase] (mozzarella and ricotta platter) is a must-try! The wooden furnishings in the cafe help to create a cozy atmosphere. There’s only counter seating and a total of three table seats, so it might be best to make a reservation in advance!
Open: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm) [Sunday] 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Closed: Monday (closed on Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday), beginning and end of the year Access: Yoyogi-koen Station Address: 1F, Stella Heim Kamiyama Bldg., 5-8 Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Source: hitosara (Japanese)
HACHI serves traditional food in a cafe-style environment! They’re open till late so you’ll be able to grab some good food even after working late in the office. It’s a wonderful find, especially for those who live alone. It’s also popular as a lunch spot since they serve good food at great prices, but be prepared to wait in line if you’re making a trip here. Inside, there’s a choice of counter, table, or sofa seats, so it’s possible to relax and take your time with your meal. It’s really a great place for those who live alone and want a balanced meal!
The popular PATH cafe is open from 8:00 am until midnight. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing breakfast after your morning stroll in the park, want a late brunch on your day off, or want a drink after a long day at work, you’ll find PATH to be acommodating. They bake and serve their own bread, which you can take home as well as eat in the cafe. There are many people who come here for the [Dutch Pancake] that takes 30 minutes to make. It tastes both sweet and salty so you can have it as a meal or dessert. Come to this trendy cafe on your day off!
Open: [Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Morning Brunch from 8:00 am (L.O. 2:00 pm)
[Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Dinner 6:00 pm - 00:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) Closed: Monday One Sunday per month" Average price: [Dinner] 7,000 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY Access: 4-minute walk from Yoyogi-koen Station 5-minute walk from Yoyogi-Hachiman Station" Address: 1F, A-FLAT, 1-44-2, Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo More Details
6. Cafe & SAKANA Bistro Bojun tomigaya
Come to Cafe & SAKANA Bistro Bojun tomigaya for healthy meals made with specially selected ingredients and Japan-grown organic rice. Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life while enjoying macrobiotic meals when you dine here. At lunch, you get free refills of salad made with Japan-grown vegetables! Lunch is served until 5pm so those on the go can always catch a late lunch here. The lunch menu features lots of vegetables, while dinner features fresh seafood and organic wine. You’ll be able to have a healthy meal at any time here. This is the place to visit if you’ve been feeling a bit lethargic!
Cafe & SAKANA Bistro Bojun tomigaya
Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 5:00 pm Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:15pm) Closed: Monday (Open on Monday if it falls on a national holiday, and closed on Tuesday) Access: 4-minute walk from the South Exit of Yoyogi-Hachiman Station and from Exit 1 of Yoyogi-koen Station Address: 2F, Tomigaya Springs Bldg., 1-35-20, Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Source: Official Homepage (Japanese)
NEWPORT is located right near Yoyogi-koen Station. There isn’t a big sign for the cafe so be careful not to miss it. Great music is played throughout the cafe, making it perfect for solo diners, those who are on the move, or for friends meeting to share a meal. They stock ten different organic wines and serve dishes like [Falafel], [Brandade], and [Couscous Salad] that are full of vegetables. If you want healthy food and a strong drink, this is the place to go!
Open: [Monday - Friday] 11:30 am - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) [Saturday, National Holidays] 12:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) Closed: Sunday Address: 1F Mori-Bldg., 1-6-8 Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Source: Official Homepage
You’ll find this cafe near Yoyogi-Hachiman Station. TIKI+GOAL CAFE is an old-school cafe that’s full of charm. Since there aren’t many seats in the cafe, it’s cozy and you’ll feel right at home. Lunch is served from 12pm to 6pm, so it’s a good place to go to if you’re out for a late lunch. It’s open late as well, so you can also drop by after a long day at the office. Their pasta is great, especially the [Carbonara]. This is the perfect place for those who love the atmosphere of an old-school cafe.
Open: [Monday - Friday] 12:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:30 am) [Saturday, National Holidays] 6:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:30 am) Closed: Sunday Average price: [Dinner] 999 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY Address: 1-53-3, Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Source: hitosara (Japanese)
9. CAFFÉ ANTOLOGIA
CAFFÉ ANTOLOGIA is located right near Yoyogi Park. The proprietor is a renowned barista so the latte art here is really popular. The cafe looks and feels like a cafe overseas, making it extra trendy. They serve [Curry] and [Paninis] for lunch. They’re both delicious so it’s hard to decide between the two! It’s a perfect place to visit for coffee in the evening so do drop by sometime!
Open: [Monday - Friday] 11:00 am - 10:30 am [Saturday, National Holidays] 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Closed: Sunday Average price: [Dinner] 2,000 JPY - 2,999 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY Address: 1F, Tamura Bldg., 1-12-7, Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Source: hitosara (Japanese)
mimet is housed in a remodelled traditional residence. This cafe is near Yoyogi Park but despite it's busy location, it feels like a well-kept secret. The calm and relaxed atmosphere is perfect for you to recharge. It is such a perfect hideaway that you’d almost want to keep it to yourself. The dishes are served in Nanbu cast-iron (Nanbu-tekki), and the fluffy omelettes and crispy-on-the-outside-soft-on-the-inside hotcakes are a big hit. Come here for great coffee, good food, and yummy desserts!
Arms side burger shop is located right next to Yoyogi Park. They take great care with the buns and patties, making the burgers one by one to order. The interiors are done up like an old-school American diner; a perfect blend with the open space and greenery of the park. Dogs are welcome, so it’s a great place to stop by after walking the dog. The patty and vegetable toppings are the same size as the burger buns; you’ll get juicy patty from the first to the very last bite. If you visit Yoyogi Park, be sure to come and try these burgers that are made with love!