Akihabara is now much more than just an otaku district or a district full of Maid Coffee Shops. Below is the list of 10 Akihabara Coffee Shops you must pay a visit!
1. Fruits de Saison
Fruits de Saison offers various seasonal parfaits using fresh fruits. Huge parfaits with fresh fruits would surely heal you from fatigues. Check out their Instagram for the latest menu because they change the menu seasonally.
3mins walk from Suehirocho Station or 7mins walk from JR Akihabara Station.
4-11-2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed on Wednesday and Thursday.
1,000 – 2,000yen, parfaits are commonly 1,500yen.
2. Portal Cafe Akiba
Portal Cafe Akihabara is a casual cafe with American establishment. It is conveniently located near Akihabara Station and offers various drinks and desserts. They offer meal such as pasta as well as alcoholic beverages, so Portal Cafe Akiba is a great place for breakfast, coffee break, lunch, and dinner.
2F, 1-chome-6-5 Kanda Sakumacho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
3. cafe MOCO
Cafe MOCO is the perfect place to sit and relax after a long day of exploring the streets of Akihabara. It has the perfect environment to chill out and chat with your friends; read a book whilst enjoying a nice cup of coffee; take a rest from the crowded city life or escape from the heat and humidity of the summer by drinking a beer. Especially, the peculiar decorations of Cafe MOCO gives you the sense that you’re in a log cabin.
4min walk from Akihabara Station
Shimura Musen Building 1F
1 Chome−12−2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
500 – 1,500yen
4. Asan cafe
ASAN stands for “Asian Animation”, and the uniqueness of this cafe is that there are hammocks on the wall side seats. Although the Cafe’s purpose is to gather people together in order to share their love with Anime, however, the interior isn’t Anime-ish, but rather keeps a modern stylish atmosphere. Not only having warm space and free Wi-Fi, there’re some iPad on the tables so guests can feel free to use!
– 4mins walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
– 10mins walk from Akihabara Station
5-chome 9-9, Ueno, Taitou-ku, Toukyou
11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays
5. cafe 104.5
Cafe 104.5 is equal parts casual diner, easygoing beer bar and laid-back music lounge — with as much emphasis on the eating as the drinking. And not just because it’s a lot less starchy and a lot more affordable than the others in the group, the dinner menu is built around small dishes, many inspired by Spanish tapas, others versions of traditional Japanese favorites.
2mins walk from Tokyo Metro Line or 10mins walk from Akihabara Station
WATERRAS TOWER 2F
2-101 Kandaawaji-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
Mon – Fri 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sat, Sun & Holidays 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
~2,000yen for Coffee and Lunch
~3,000yen for dinner
~6,000yen for course menu
6. Marufuku Coffee
Marufuku Coffee is a long established café that opened in 1934, and very famous for its pancakes! Although the Coffee shop is just located in a little corner, but its atmosphere surely make you feel cozy like home.
1min walk from Akihabara Station
4th floor of Yodobashi 「AKIBA」
1-1 Kandahanaokacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.（Last order 21:30）
7. Honey Toast Coffee
Also known as “Hanito” Coffee and Bakery, and of course from the name, we can see this coffee shop is very famous for the Honey Toast. Which is a whole loaf of bread with the inside scooped out, and filled with diced bread pieces, ice cream, whipped cream, fruits, syrup, etc. Besides, they also serve a morning set where you can get 4 different kind of pastries plus coffee! A place worth visiting!
3mins from Akihabara Station
1st floor of PASELA Akiba Multi-Entertainment
1-1-10, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
7:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. (breakfast 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. )
It’s not everyday that you get to sip your coffee or tea in a cultural property. Imasa is the real deal, an old timber merchant’s shophouse dating from 1927 but with Edo-era design and detail, and a few pieces of contemporary furniture. Very few houses like this exist in Tokyo or are open to the public.
3mins walk from Ochanomizu Station or 10mins walk from Akihabara Station
2-16 Sotokanda Chiyoda Tokyo
11:00-16:00. Closed on weekends
9. VAULT Coffee
The shop is a stylish and quiet space with 26 seats. A massive natural wood bar offers several bar stool seats to choose from, or you can go get even more comfortable in lounge style seating section at the back of the cafe. You’ll find that they have a nice selection of reasonably priced food and drinks, including lunch sets. Vault Coffee offers gourmet toast dishes and other bread items, as well as a variety of hot and cold coffee, tea, and soda.
5mins walk from Akihabara Station
4 Chome-5 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Fukumori is a relaxing restaurant/cafe located near Kanda River. It also works as a promotion area of Yamagata Prefecture and you can enjoy many delicious foods and drinks from Yamagata Prefecture. Their meals, desserts, and coffee are delicious and the atmosphere is very quiet and relaxing although it's not far from the center of Akihabara. Take a break from the hustle and bustle at Fukumori.
5mins walk from Akihabara Station
1-chome-25-4 Kanda Sudacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (closes at 9:00 p.m. on Sundays and National Holidays)
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