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5 Popular Stylish Specialty Cafés <Tokyo Edition>

5 Popular Stylish Specialty Cafés <Tokyo Edition>

March 27, 2019
All travelers love a good café, not only for taking a quick break but also as an essential highlight of their journey. Here we take a look at five cafés in Tokyo that are reputed as classics for both their store design and their commitment to serving a fine, flavorful cup of coffee.

1. Blue Bottle Coffee: The Apple of the coffee world

Founded in California in the home garage of a former clarinetist who vowed to serve really good coffee, Blue Bottle Coffee brews each cup from the heart. The concept of a café chain that gives off the scent and feel of a welcoming space took the US by storm.


Address 東京都江東区平野 1-4-8
Business Hours 8am – 7pm

2. Paul Bassett: Flavor of a World Barista Champion

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Launched by World Barista Champion Paul Bassett, this espresso café is very particular with its beans, roasting, and baristas. Savor the flavor of world-class coffee!


Address 東京都新宿区西新宿1-26-2新宿野村ビルB1F
Directions 新宿駅西口から徒歩5分
Business Hours 7:30am-8:30pm (Mon-Fri) / 8am-8pm (Sat) / 9am-7pm(Sun,Hol)
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Phone Number +81-3-5324-5090
Web Site URL

3. Sarutahiko Coffee: "Just one cup to make you smile"

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Based in the Ebisu neighborhood of Tokyo, Sarutahiko Coffee offers specialty coffee made with a focus on every step from roasting to extraction. They're also known for the products they make in collaboration with a coffee manufacturer. They have seven branches in Tokyo, and each one has its own distinct character and appeal.


Address 東京都渋谷区恵比寿1-6-6
Directions 恵比寿駅より徒歩5分
Business Hours 8am-0:30am (Mon-Fri) / 10am-0:30am (Sat,Sun,Hol)
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Phone Number +81-3-5422-6970
Web Site URL

4. Horiguchi Coffee: Coffee making based on science

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Founder Toshihide Horiguchi himself visits coffee plantations around the world and sources high-end specialty coffee from select partners. His café has won a solid following which consists mostly of coffee enthusiasts who value authenticity.


Address 東京都世田谷区船橋1-12-15
Directions 千歳船橋駅より徒歩2分
Business Hours 11am-7pm
Shop Holidays 3rd Wednesday
Phone Number +81-3-5477-4142
Web Site URL

5. Fuglen Tokyo: Praised by the New York Times

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Fuglen's first branch outside its base in Norway has won the approval of the New York Times: it's worth the flight to try the world's best. Its adorable bird logo and impressive interiors are the epitome of Oslo!

Fuglen Tokyo(FUGLEN TOKYO)

Address 東京都渋谷区富ヶ谷1-16-11
Directions 代々木公園駅より徒歩6分
Business Hours 8am-10pm (Mon,Tue) / 8am-1am (Wed,Sun) / 9am-2am(Fri,Sat)
Phone Number +81-3-3481-0884
Web Site URL