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Daikanyama and Nakameguro with Kids Tokyo

Family Fun in Daikanyama / Nakameguro Areas of Tokyo – Tokyo with Kids, Tokyo with Teens.

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Laugh, Learn & Live! Enjoy the Daikanyama / Nakameguro area of Tokyo with your Family.

Yutenji Temple (Nakameguro, TOkyo)

Myoukenzan Yutenji Temple is a Jodo (pure) Sect of Buddhism established about 300 years ago. The temple launched a free smartphone app, a bilingual (English and Japanese) video guide to the history and origins of the Temple buildings. Download the app, obtain an app map at the main temple office, …

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Three Twins Organic Ice Cream Shop (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Three Twins Organic

Three Twins Organic is a Californian-born ice cream shop that offers 11 different flavours of natural ice cream without artificial colourings, seasonings and preservatives. Popular flavors are Madagascar Vanilla, the sweet-and-sour blend of orange and chocolate named Chocolate Orange Confetti, and the San Francisco fave, Sea Salt Caramel. They also carry lemon cookie, mint …

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Tokyo Breakfast Brunch – Open by 8:00

Here are more than 23+ great Tokyo breakfast brunch spots. Looking for a good spot for Tokyo breakfast or brunch on the weekend?  I love breakfast! I am a very earlier riser, so breakfast is my main meal of the day.  There are many other Tokyo Breakfast Brunch spots, but …

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Sakana Bacca (Nakameguro, Tokyo) – Fresh Seafood Store

Sakana Bacca Nakameguro

Sakana Bacca (サカナ バッカ) is a retailer that deals with seafood delivered directly from fishermen and the Tsukiji fish market. The Nakameguro branch sells a wide variety of fresh seasonal fish that you can`t find at your local supermarket, sashimi, seasonings and cooking utensils from all over Japan. They even have tuna-cutting …

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Hacienda Del Cielo Modern Mexicano (Daikanyama, TokyoI)

I had a sudden urge for Mexican and tried lunch at Hacienda Del Cielo (アシエンダ デル シエロ) in Daikanyama. The place is lively and beautifully put together. Lofty ceilings with floor to ceiling windows, lounge-like seating, and a beautiful and spacious rooftop terrace with views of Tokyo. The perfect atmosphere …

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Grill Burger Club Sasa (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Grill Burger Club Sasa in Daikanyama is popular with the local hipster crowd. They serve 100% wagyu beef burgers in whole wheat buns, soups, salads, sandwiches and hot dogs. Burgers come in S/M/L (80g, 100g and 125g respectively) and a kids lunch set is available.   This was one of my favorite places to eat …

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Starbucks Reserve Roastery (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

The World`s largest Starbucks Reserve Roastery opened in Tokyo`s trendy Nakameguro Neighborhood yesterday, February 28th. This four-story Starbucks Reserve houses more than 100 unique coffee and tea beverages and merchandise. As you enter you`re welcome to the delicious aromas of roasted coffee, freshly baked bread and sweets. The roastery is …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Daikanyama with Kids

Start your morning off at Ivy Place, one of our favorite breakfast spots on our list of Top Tokyo breakfast & brunch recommendations. Located in the stylish Daikanyama T-Site complex, Ivy Place opens daily from 7:00 a.m. and offers a variety of breakfast choices that change with the season. Patrons have …

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Asador del Prado Grill and Cafe (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

Asador del Prado is a family and pet friendly Grill and Cafe in Nakameguro. They offer special lunch sets during the week that include a salad, soup and drink buffet. They have free wifi and covered terrace seating located just behind the Meguro Ginza Playground. We went for an early …

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Saigoyama Park (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Saigoyama Park (西郷山公園) is a hilltop park a 10 minute walk from Daikanyama Station. Frequented by local residents it`s popular for picnicking, taking leisurely strolls, and watching the sunset. Saigoyama Park, Daikanyama It offers an unobstructed overhead view of the Nakameguro Area, Sakura blossoms in Spring, beautifully manicured flowers and greens …

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Urth Caffe (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

urth caffe

Urth Caffe, one of LA`s popular cafes, opened a new store in Daikanyama on April 24th, 2013. Known for their exclusively organic coffees, fine teas & desserts, they also offer American-style breakfast dishes, sandwiches, salads, pizzas, soups, entres, smoothies, bubble teas, spirits and more! If you are looking for a good breakfast …

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Kyu Asakura House (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

The Kyu Asakura House (旧朝倉家住宅, the literal translation is Old Asakura House) is a gem hidden in central Daikanyama, Shibuya-ku. I stumbled upon it the other day on my way from Ebisu to Nakameguro, and some magical force pulled me inside to discover this Important Cultural Property. Kyu Asakura House, …

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Rosalie (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

**November/2015 UPDATE: Rosalie is now GlouGlou Reefer Cafe. Completely remodeled, but still child-friendly, with take out options. Rosalie (ロサリー)is a cute Parisian-styled cafe located on the second floor of Maison de Reefur. The cafe opened in April 2012 by Rinka, a famous fashion model in Japan. The restaurant is frequented by …

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Trasparente Bakery (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

My favourite bakery in Nakameguro moved to a new and larger location! Located a short walk from Nakameguro station, and now with seating, Trasparente (トラスパレンテ) Bakery sells all of the same goodies; fresh breads, pastries, sandwiches, cakes, coffee, juices and tea. My kids love the toasted edamame and ham bread, …

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Salvatore Cuomo Bros (Daikanyama, Tokyo) – Italian Buffet & Green Terrace

Salvatore Cuomo Bros

*** JULY 2018 UPDATE: XEX CLOSED for BUILDING RECONSTRUCTION *** Located on the rooftop of the popular baby and kids` product mall, La Fuente, XEX Daikanyama (ゼックス 代官山) offers a unique international dining experience. Enjoy Italian dining at Salvatore Cuomo Bros, fresh sushi at Aburiyaki & Sushi An, and cocktails at their New York …

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Cedros (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

If you love seafood, miss the US West Coast and want a cozy place for a great date night try Cedros. Hubby and I had a wonderful dinner the other night and loved the food, craft beer and unique wine selection at Cedros.  The service was excellent and entire environment …

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Baby-friendly cafe – Chano-ma (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Chano-ma in Daikanyama (also known as chano-mama) is designed like a contemporary Japanese living room themed on the colour white, with large windows on one side of the café. It`s popular spot for for new moms and little babies. The home-style cooking centred menu offers pastas, curries, rice dishes and desserts. …

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Bimi Yamucha (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Bimi Yamucha (美味飲茶酒楼) in Daikanyama is one of our families favourite baby friendly Chinese Cantonese restaurants in Tokyo. The interior is upscale with a relaxing atmosphere. Child-friendly and a nice place to satisfy your Chinese Food cravings. There is bench, table & private room seating available. Their main menu is in English …

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Kamiyon Jidouyuen Playground (Nakameguro, Tokyo)

** June 2015 update: The swirly slide was removed from the play equipment and replace with a climbing wall. Kamiyon Jidouyuen Playground is nestled between Nakameguro & Yutenji stations. Located across the playground is the Meguro Christ Church. A quiet playground frequented by locals. Equipment: 2 swings sandpit slide climbing …

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