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EATING in Daikanyama Ebisu Nakameguro

Shake Shack Ebisu – All-natural 100% hormone-free Angus Beef Burgers

Shake Shack

Shake Shack is a New York City based American restaurant chain that uses all-natural 100% angus beef completely free of hormones and antibiotics. They pride themselves on sourcing incredible ingredients from like-minded farmers, bakers and food purveyors. “Our burgers are made with 100% all-natural, antibiotic-free Angus beef burgers (no added hormones). Our …

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Camden Blue Star Donuts and Coffee, Daikanyama

Camden blue star donuts

Camden Blue Star Donuts is a Portland-born doughnut shop that opened in Tokyo’s chic Daikanyama neighborhood in April 2015. Their unique and creative flavors have earned them the nickname “Donuts for Grownups”. The shop sits inside Fred Segal’s Mart in the Western-themed shopping complex, Log Road. We stopped in and were impressed …

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Rigoletto Short Hills, Nakameguro – Our favorite family-friendly lunch spot

Rigoletto

Rigoletto Short Hills is our favorite family-friendly restaurant in Nakameguro. It`s spacious with modern furnishings and a lively atmosphere. The first floor holds bar-like seating and a small, pet-friendly covered terrace. The second floor is bright with lofty ceilings. The perfect atmosphere for a night out or a fun date night, and a …

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Midorie Organic Food Deli & Cafe, Yutenji

midorie organic cafe

Midorie Organic food deli and cafe sits nestled in the backstreets of Yutenji, a lively residential neighborhood one stop from Nakameguro station. Midorie Organic Yutenji is the newest of their three stores specializing in seasonal organic fruits and vegetables, healthy sweets, pesticide-free rice and vegetables, farm fresh fish and additive-free seasonings. We visited …

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Aburiyaki Sushi An, XEX Daikanyama – Shared Terrace

Aburiyaki Sushi An

It`s a rarity in Tokyo to dine and be served with different cuisines from two excellent restaurants. XEX Daikanyama does just that. 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 …

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Urth Caffe, Daikanyama – Healthy Food and Organic Drinks Cafe

urth caffe

Urth Caffe is one of my favourite spots to visit for a healthy American meal. Located in chic Daikanyama they serve a delicious selection of healthy salads, hearty sandwiches and paninis. They`re well known for their exclusively organic coffees and fine teas as well as their refreshing bobas (bubble teas), smoothies and juices. …

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Isshin Rice House, Daikanyama – Traditional Japanese Cuisine

Isshin Rice House

Gohanya Isshin Daikanyama (ごはんや 一芯 代官山) is one of our favourite traditional Japanese restaurants, and hidden gems, to take friends visiting Tokyo. Located across the street from Kyu Asakura House and next to the Daikanyama Koban (Police Box), Gohanya Isshin sits hidden at the basement of a pale, yellow brick building. Walk …

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Paletas Frozen Fruit Bar – A Healthy, Refreshing Summer Treat

Paletas Frozen Fruit Bar

Paletas Frozen Fruit Bar is a great spot to have a healthy and refreshing summer treat. They offer over 30 mixed frozen fruit flavours using seasonal fruit from all over Japan. You can choose from their frozen Juice-based: Mix East & Citrus Mix 480 yen or Migaki Ichigo at 580 yen; Gelato-based: Berry Berry Berry 500 …

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Salvatore Cuomo Bros, Daikanyama – Italian Buffet & Green Terrace

Salvatore Cuomo Bros

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 style bar and terraces. My friend and I visited …

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Sasa Burger, Daikanyama & Nakameguro – The Locals Favorite Burger Joint

We revisted Grill Burger Club Sasa in Daikanyama the other day. This down-to-earth local favorite has a casual 1960`s American Burger joint hipster feel. Their burgers are made with 100% Grade A Japanese beef with fresh vegetables, grilled onions and relish in whole wheat buns. They come in S/M/L (80g, 100g …

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Colosseo Italian Restaurant, Nakameguro

Colosseo (コロッセオ中目黒) is our favorite Italian restaurant in Nakameguro. This family-owned and operated restaurant consistently serves delicious cuisine with freshly made bread complete with the purest olive oil. Their two-pasta set, a half plate of meat pasta with tomato sauce and a seafood pasta with white sauce, is a neighborhood favorite. Our family …

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Hacienda Del Cielo Modern Mexicano, Daikanyama

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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Toile de Liberté – Antique Brunch Cafe, Yutenji

I love brunch and was thrilled when a friend invited us to her favorite brunch spot, Toile de Liberté (トワル ド リベルテ). Toile de Liberté is an antique cafe located behind Yutenji Temple. The cafe is furnished from floor to ceiling with antiques from around the world, and antique furniture and sundries are on sale on their 2nd …

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La Boutique Le Cordon Bleu, Daikanyama

La Boutique Cafe Le Cordon Bleu (ラ・ブティック カフェ – ル・コルドン・ブルー) is the perfect spot to enjoy a tea break. They offer a wide assortment of deli foods, croissants, baguettes, French breads, cakes and spirits. My son and I were in the neighborhood and had always walked by but we never went in. Since it …

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King George, Daikanyama – Fresh American Style Sandwiches

People have been raving about the healthy and enormous sandwiches at King George, a cafe bar in Daikanyama, so I went to check it out. They weren`t kidding. Trying to go healthy this summer I ordered their vegetarian sandwich which comes with avocado, marble cheese, seasonal vegetables and a choice of bread …

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Gelateria Marghera, Azabu & Ebisu

ジェラテリア マルゲラ

I was craving gelato the other day, so Baby and I stopped into one of my favourite locals for some awesomely delicious.  Gelateria Marghera in Azabu (ジェラテリア マルゲラ 麻布十番店) is definitely one of the most delicious gelato shops in Tokyo. The Azabu store was the first store outside of Milano, …

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