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Jiyugaoka / Futakotamagawa / Setagaya

Family Fun in Jiyugaoka / Futakotamagawa / Setagaya Areas of Tokyo – Tokyo with Kids, Tokyo with Teens.

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Laugh, Learn & Live! Enjoy the Jiyugaoka / Futakotamagawa / Setagaya area of Tokyo with your Family.

Fungo Breakfast & Burgers Cafe Mishuku, Setagaya

Fungo Breakfast & Burgers Cafe is a local family favorite. It is conveniently located less than a minute walk from the popular Setagaya Park with mini SL train that you can ride, pedal go cart track, playgrounds and shanty town where kids build fires, saw wood and take risks, and a …

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Blue Bottle Coffee (10 Cafes in Tokyo)

Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro

Blue Bottle Coffee (ブルーボトルコーヒー) opened their newest shop in Nakameguro. They now have stores in nine Tokyo locations and don’t seem to be slowing down – Sangenjaya, Meguro, Nakameguro, Shinagawa, Roppongi, Aoyama, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and their 1st was Kiyosumi Fukugawa (where they also roast).  I`m thrilled to have a …

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Yakiniku Shibaura, Mishuku – Family friendly Yakiniku

Yakiniku shibaura

Yakiniku Shibaura is our favorite family-friendly yakiniku restaurant in Setagaya-ku. They serve delicious cuts of Japanese domestic Wagyu Beef. Our kids love it. As you walk into the restaurant you see a refrigerator stocked with slabs of Japanese domestic Wagyu beef. Yakiniku Shibaura carefully selects their Wagyu beef from different areas of Japan, and …

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Futako Tamagawa Park, Futako Tamagawa – Perfect for Biking and Long strolls

Futako Tamagawa Park (二子玉川公園) is a spacious and beautifully landscape park opened in Spring last year. Located just behind the Rise Shopping Complex and adjacent to the Tama River this park has something for everyone; a tranquil Japanese Garden, great paths for jogs or strolls, a small outdoor playground suitable for toddlers, access to …

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Kua Aina, 9 Locations in Tokyo – Hawaiian Burger and Sandwich Grill

If you`re looking for a good, solid burger stop by Kua Aina. Originally from Hawaii, their light wooden interior, island music and colorful Hawaiin goods adorning the walls makes you feel like you walked into a burger joint on the island. Their large hamburger patties, seasoned with the owner`s original and secret spices …

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Farmshop, Futakotamagawa – Seasonal Californian Cuisine & Market

2018 UPDATE: Farmshop in Futakotamagawa has permanently closed and is now Shake Shack Burgers.  Farmshop Restaurant and Market is known for their farm-to-table concept – delivering locally produced food to local consumers. They serve seasonal and casual Californian dishes at their dining-bakery-market. Conveniently located in the Takashimaya Maronie Court in Futakotamagawa it sits alongside …

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Kinder Base, Meideimae – Play Space and Party Venue

Kinder Base(キンダーベース)is a great birthday party venue for babies and kids up to early elementary. We revisited the venue for my son`s 5th birthday. Everyone loved it! Kinder Base is covered with foam padding that keeps safety in mind. They`re equipped with a large jumping castle and slide, a mini ball pit …

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Lobros Cafe, Jiyugaoka

** 2017 Update: Lobros has closed it doors. Please visit our Jiyugaoka Area Guide for more recommendations. Lobros Cafe & Dining in Jiyugaoka is a simple and health-oriented California style restaurant. They serve organic vegetables, freshly-baked breads, pastas, sandwiches, grilled meats & healthy juices. The restaurant is airy and spacious and pet & …

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Setagaya Park Pool (Setagaya, Tokyo)

Setagaya Park`s outdoor pool is located closer to the Ikejiri Side of the large park. The park houses tennis courts, a baseball diamond, skateboard park, train rides on a Mini Steam Locomotive (Wed & Weekends only), racecar-style go carts in a traffic park with working traffic signals, two separate playgrounds …

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Gymboree Play & Music (Hiroo, Tokyo)

Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5 for over 30 years. Today there are over 650 locations in about 40 countries, making us the global leader in early childhood development programs. Designed by experts, our age-appropriate activities help develop the cognitive, physical and social …

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