Publish-date: Dec 27 2017 Update-date: Jan 31 2020
In recent years, specialty eateries have been popping up one after another in the Tokyo Metropolitan area. As of yet, the "pancake boom" has not fizzled out. Pancake eateries run by people from Hawaii and other faraway places ignited the boom, but more and more ambitious Japanese businessmen decided to open up their own, so now you can eat specialty pancakes filled with individuality anywhere you go! This article will introduce some popular shops in the Tokyo area where you can eat delicious pancakes.
1.Daikanyama Pancake Cafe Clover's
The owner's love for chairs and white creates a calming, minimalist interior.
A [Party Course] is also available.
Here, you can enjoy pancakes without water that are made by the French cook who owns the cafe. The batter is made from a mix of the finest domestic wheat and rice flour, with yogurt used in place of water. The result is a hearty pancake. This cafe is always popular with female customers. Its minimalistic white interior creates a nice, relaxing atmosphere.
Daikanyama Pancake Cafe Clover's
: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 8:00 pm (L.O.)Closed
: None, except for closings due to exceptional circumstances like maintenance.Average price
: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPYAccess
: 3-minute walk from Daikan-yama StationAddress
: 2F, Horii Daikanyama Bldg., 18-8, Daikanyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, TokyoSource
: Hitosara (Japanese)
2. Café Kaila
Grainy wood decor and spacious rooms are reminiscent of the warm atmosphere of Hawaii.
Limited to 10 orders per day, the [Kaila Special Eggs Benedict] is also incredibly popular.
This is a Japanese branch of an overseas pancake cafe that received the Hawaiian "Best Breakfast Award". Pancakes piled high with plenty of fruits, ice cream, and whipped cream are also popular at the main restaurant. Flavored dough lets you experience the taste of fruits and the pancake itself at the same time!
: [Weekdays] 9:00 am - 8:00 pm (L.O. 7:20 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 8:00 am - 8:00 pm (L.O. 7:20 pm)Closed
*Only closed at the beginning and end of the year.Average price
: 1,000 JPY
Estimated budget starts from 1,000 JPY.Access
: 3-minute walk from Omote-sando Station or Meiji-jingumae (harajuku) Station. It is diagonally across from Omotesando Hills.Address
: B1, GYRE Bldg., 5-10-1, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo MapMore Details
3. bills Sichirigahama
The ocean extends before your eyes, allowing you to relish the openness of the restaurant.
[Sweet Corn Fritter] is a popular main dish with the regulars.
[Ricotta Pancakes] gave rise to the foreign pancake boom in Japan. This cafe is the first foreign branch of the original bills restaurant in Sydney, Australia. The batter of these pancakes is meringue-based, which creates a wonderful fluffy texture. Try it topped with melted butter kneaded with honeycomb.
: [Tuesday - Sunday] 7:00 am - 9:00 pm (Drinks L.O. 8:30 pm, Food L.O. 8:00 pm)
[Monday] 7:00 am - 5:00 pm (Drinks L.O. 4:30 pm, Food L.O. 4:00 pm)Closed
However, business hours may change due to bad weather conditions, such as typhoons.Average price
: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,300 JPYAccess
: Around a 2-minute walk from Shichirigahama StationAddress
: 2F, Weekend House Alley, 1-1-1, Shichirigahama, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa Map More Details
This spacious and fashionable cafe is perfect for dates and girl's parties.
The [Quiche Plate] is a popular lunch menu item.
This is a highly popular restaurant that serves hearty pancakes like the [Japanese and French Chestnut MontBlanc Pancake]. The pancake menu offers plenty of choices. The Italian chef pays great attention to standard dishes and limited seasonal menu options alike!
: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)Closed
Except the beginning and end of the yearAverage price
: [Dinner] 2,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPYAccess
: 4-minute walk from Ebisu Station, 5-minute walk from Daikanyama StationAddress
: 2-10-10, Ebisu-Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Map) More Details
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.