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Top 5 Best and Most Unique Restaurants in Tokyo

For those looking for amazing and unique places to eat at in Japan, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re looking for something ‘kawaii’ or something more dark and scary, we’ve got your back! Check out the following list of our 5 best and most unique restaurants in Tokyo.

1. Kawaii monster cafe, Harajuku

This cafe has arguably the best decor in Tokyo. The cafe features many shows throughout the week, so make sure you check their website for more details! The food menu features amazing dishes including: rainbow pasta, chocolate chicken and a candy salad. The cafe also has some amazing drinks including many non-alcoholic cocktails, milkshakes and various sodas!


From Shinjuku station, take the JR Yamanote line to Harajuku. The cafe is a 5 minute walk away from the station!


This restaurant is a very famous place to eat in Tokyo! Not only is the food extremely tasty, you get to watch a live robot show whilst eating…where else in the world is that possible?! Tickets must be booked online in advance, but be aware it is fairly pricey. But if you’re looking for an unforgettable place to eat in Tokyo, this is definitely it!


This restaurant is located in Shinjuku, which can be accessed by many train lines in Tokyo. The main ones being: Chuo line and Yamanote line. The restaurant is a 5 min walk from the station.

3. Ninja Akasaka, Chiyoda

Ever wanted to eat dinner in a hidden ninja village? Well now you can! This is a restaurant centered around all things ninja! The food, decor and staff have all been inspired by edo-period Ninjas. There is also a show performed by modern day trained ninjas! There are both private and communal rooms to eat in and it is recommended that you book in advance.


Take the Ginza/Maranouchi line from Shinjuku station to Akasakamitsuke station. The restaurant is a 3 min walk away from the station.

4. Sky Restaurant 634, Sky Tree

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Located inside the Tokyo Sky Tree, this restaurant offers the best views of Tokyo whilst you eat your meal. Located 634 meters from the ground, you are certain to have an unforgettable experience eating at this restaurant! You can even see Mt Fuji on a clear day! The menu is said to be french cuisine with a japanese twist and there are also many drinks on offer!


Take the Shijuku line from Shinjuku station to Bakuroyokoyama Station. Then change to the Asakusa line to Oshiage station ‘SKYTREE’ station. Takes approx 30 mins from Shinjuku.

5. The Lockup, Shinjuku

This restaurant is set out like a prison, locking you into booths to eat. The food, staff and overall decor is made to look very scary and creepy. Throughout your meal there will also be some unexpected surprises, making this restaurant one that is not for the faint hearted. The menu is full of unique food and drinks, you have to check this restaurant out if you’re looking for a unique experience.


located in Shinjuku, many lines lead here depending on where you are going from. The main lines are JR Chuo and yamanote lines.

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