Shinjuku is a place where you can find everything and anything. From fashion, entertainment, and food you will find them here and more. Breakfast is an important part of our everyday life and you can even say that a good breakfast will make way for a beautiful day. Waking up early might be hard, but having breakfast in Shinjuku is always an enjoyable experience.

In the early morning hours in the district of Shinjuku, you’ll find hidden gems that serve delicious breakfast for those who are lucky enough to find them. However, you don’t need to stroll randomly because this article will give you a peak to the well-known restaurants where you can have breakfast every day in Shinjuku.
Here are the 10 best places to have breakfast in Shinjuku

1. Kajitsuen Liber Shinjuku (果樹園リーベル新宿店)

Kajitsuen Liber is a fruit parlor cafe that is very popular in Shinjuku. Here you’ll find parfaits, cakes, fruit sherbets, pancakes and other desserts that are made from delicious fruits. It’s a “sweet paradise” for people who appreciate delicious fruit desserts of any kind. Just keep yourself in moderation and don’t gain too many calories!

Address: Minami Shinjuku 277 Building B1F, 2-7-7, Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open from 7:30 AM

Website: http://kajitsuen.jp (Japanese Only)

2. SUSHI TOKYO TEN Shinjuku Newoman

SUSHI TOKYO TEN is an “Edomae” restaurant which means that they don’t have a menu. The daily course is decided by their, chefs, and this sushi restaurant is located on the 2nd floor of Newoman building. During breakfast, they only serve “Sushimabushi”. It’s a sashimi rice bowl (chirashi-don) that have many kinds of sashimi. It is also a great place to have lunch and dinner and is quite popular because of the seasonal delicacies that they offer.

Address: Newoman 2nd floor, 5 Chome-24-55 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open from 7:00 AM

Website: https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1304/A130403/13193560/

3. Bakery & Restaurant Sawamura Shinjuku (ベーカリー&レストラン沢村 新宿)

Bakery & Restaurant Sawamura is a popular bakery and restaurant that is found on the 2nd floor of the Newoman Building in Shinjuku. The restaurant in itself is very classy and you can tell that they do a fantastic job in regards to their services. Surprisingly, they also have a good collection of wine that compliments the items on their menu. During mornings, they serve bacon & egg plate, French toast plate, avocado egg plate and Sawamura special morning plate.

Address: Newoman 2nd floor, 5 Chome-24-55 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open from 7:00 AM

Website: http://www.b-sawamura.com/shops/shinjuku.php (Japanese Only)

4. Sarabeth’s Lumine Shinjuku (サラベス ルミネ新宿)

Sarabeth is a very popular French-style cafe that is conveniently located on the second floor above the Shinjuku Station. The restaurant in itself is bright and the atmosphere is very nice. The food is simply amazing and the coffee is very good as well. If you are excited to have breakfast in Sarabeth, be sure to come early to avoid waiting in line!

Address: LUMINE 2 2F, 3-38-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open from 7:00 AM

Website: http://sarabethsrestaurants.jp/en/

5. Kabukichi (かぶきち)

Kabukichi is a restaurant that specializes in Yakisoba. The yakisoba they serve has crispy noodles topped with a raw egg. It is advisable to mix the egg well with the noodles to get the ideal taste. The restaurant is open 24 hours a day so you can visit anytime you want. They also have beers and other side dishes that you will surely enjoy.

Address: Tokyo 21st Tokyo Building 1F, 1-14-6 Kabukicho Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 21st Tokyo

Hours: Open 24 hours

Website: https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1304/A130401/13164017/

6. Iwamoto Q Kabukicho

Iwamoto Q Kabukicho is a standing soba bar but they do have bar seating. This is a very popular soba bar known for its cheap and very delicious food. It’s no wonder many people prefer to have breakfast here compared to the other restaurants in the area. The chilled soba is fantastic accompanied by delicious tempura.

Address: Kabuki-cho Ranzan Building 1F, 1-4-8 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open 24 hours

Website: http://iwamotoq.co.jp (Japanese Only)

7. Kanoya Shinjuku Nishiguchi (かのや新宿西口)

Kanoya is found at the West (Nishi in Japanese) Exit of Shinjuku Station. Like many other restaurants that specialize in soba, they make it a point to ensure that their handmade soba will satisfy their customers. The restaurant is small but the design is good and is perfect for fast food dining. You can also try their highly recommended Kanoya Udon and Niku Soba. If you want a bit of spice on your noodles, they have Sichimi Tougarashi as the condiment.

Address: 1-16-11 Nishishinjuku Shinjuku-ku Tokyo

Hours: Weekdays open from 7:30 AM, weekends open from 9:00 AM

Website: http://www.kanoya-g.jp/soba.html (Japanese Only)

8. Dashichazuke En Shinjuku Odakyu Ace (だし茶漬けえん 新宿小田急エース店)

Dashichazuke En is found at the underground shopping center near the entrance of Odakyu Ace from the West Exit of the JR Shinjuku Station. Dashichazuke is a traditional Japanese dish that is popular since the early days in Japan. In this restaurant, they have a rice bowl topped with many ingredients then steeped in hot dashi (soup stock). Their special dashi soup is made up of dried bonito, kombu, and niboshi. Their morning set menu is worth ¥500 and is available from 8-10am in the morning.

Address: Nishiguchi underground shopping street 1, Odakyu Ace Northside 1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open from 8:00 AM

Website: http://dashichazuke-en.com/index.php (Japanese Only)

9. Glass Court (グラスコート)

Glass Court is an elegant and classy buffet restaurant that is found on the 2nd floor of the Keio Plaza Hotel. The open style kitchen allows their guests to view the chefs as they prepare the food. You might have a hard time in choosing a dish because all of them looks delicious. They have Western and Japanese cuisines so you can have the best of both worlds. Take note that you need to get there as early as possible because Glass Court is the ideal place to have breakfast for the guests of Keio Plaza Hotel.

Address: Keio Plaza Hotel Main Building 2F, 2-2-1 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open from 6:00 AM

Website: http://www.keioplaza.com/restaurants/buffet.html

10. Coffee Kizoku Ejinbara (珈琲貴族エジンバラ)

Coffee Kizoku Ejinbara or Edinburgh Cafe is a hidden gem in the busy streets of Shinjuku. Literally translated as “aristocratic coffee” you can be assured that it’s going to be pricey. However, the price is worth it as you take a sip of their prided coffee accompanied by cake and other pastries. They have a smoking and non-smoking area as well. The Wifi is good and makes Coffee Kizoku an ideal hangout place if you want to pass time in Shinjuku.

Address: Shinjuku M & E Square Building 2F, 3-2-4 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Hours: Open 24 hours

Website: http://edinburgh.jp (Japanese Only)

 

 

Data is as of December 2017

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