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Arisugawa Park (Hiroo, Tokyo)

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Arisugawa Park (有栖川宮記念公園) in Hiroo is one of my kids’ favorite parks in Tokyo. It has been recently renewed with some easier to stroll pathways and a new child, baby and wheelchair friendly bathroom. It is built into a hill, so it has several tiers –  there is a wooded …

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Kogai Park (Hiroo, Tokyo)

Kogai Park is a fun place to take your active kids. It`s a great place to have your kids gain strength, balance & coordination. Kids love it because it has a zip line and some really great climbing equipment. It is very busy after school due to its location next …

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Crisp Salad Works (Azabu-Juban, Hiroo, Roppongi and Ebisu)

In the last week I have eaten twice at Crisp Salad Works (クリスプ サラダ ワークス), so just have to recommend on BestLivingJapan. One of the best locations in  Tokyo to fill your salad cravings! They now have five locations. Also Green Brother’s has opened two salad stores that highly recommend …

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Saru Shirogane (Ebisu/Hiroo, Tokyo) – Healthy Bistro


Saru Shirogane is one of those restaurants that looks interesting from the outside, but you might not have tried it because it is slightly hidden under a highway overpass. However, Saru is not hiding anything; the staff can tell you exactly where each piece of meat or veggie originates from in …

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NEM Coffee, Hiroo – Simply Beautiful Hidden Tokyo Coffee Shop

NEM Coffee, Hiroo

NEM coffee shop is a personal and creative hideaway in a Hiroo alleyway. A great change of pace from Seigfredo and Starbucks in Hiroo.  NEM is tucked in a residential alley between the German Embassy and National Azabu Supermarket. A creative and young couple opened the one room NEM Coffee, Hiroo …

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Sawamura Hiroo Bakery and Cafe

Sawamura Hiroo Bakery and Cafe 沢村ベーカリー&カフェ

So excited that one of out favorite bakeries has opened a new location in Hiroo – Sawamura Hiroo Bakery and Cafe ( 沢村ベーカリー&カフェ) in Hiroo Plaza. This new location is much easier for families with little ones with its open one level layout. The bread and breakfast are the same …

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Tokyo with Kids Azabu / Hiroo Area

Description:                                        Azabu and Hiroo are home to over ten embassies which has historically created a high class and international atmosphere. Both Hiroo and Azabu has lively shopping streets with many conveniences for …

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Captain Cook, Hiroo – Tokyo Breakfast Gluten Free

Captain Cook, Tokyo Breakfast

 I was introduced to Captain Cook the other day by my Japanese mommy group – Moms really do know best! Hidden in a small side road right between Hiroo and Nishi Azabu crossing is a cute and fantastic breakfast joint. Captain Cook promotes their food as innovative British cuisine. I …

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Tiger Gyoza, Hiroo – Inexpensive Yummy Family Eats!

Tiger Gyoza in Hiroo is an inexpensive but yummy restaurant to have a quick lunch or dinner. The speciality is gyoza (dumplings/pot stickers) both fried and boiled.  Tiger Gyoza is a chain with locations in Shibuya, Akasaka and many other locals around Tokyo, but we frequent the one in Hiroo. …

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Burger Mania – One of Tokyo`s Best Burger Restaurants, Hiroo

Burger Mania Hiroo (バーガーマニア広尾店) is our favorite family-friendly weekend burger place with the kids. The Burger Mania chain, also located in Shirokane and now Ebisu, has a California-like atmosphere, delicious burgers made from 100% Japanese beef patties and buns made from sake yeast. I love the avocado cheese burger (1290 yen), …

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Mitate, Hiroo – Japanese Crafts

*** 2018 UPDATE: MITATE PERMANENTLY CLOSED *** I had been biking past Mitate for years, until yesterday when my curiosity got the best of me. Mitate is located in a water themed facility called Le Bain in Nishi Azabu, and most of the items for sale are associated with bathing, …

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Trueberry, Hiroo – Organic Food and Drink

In an effort to be healthier, I made my way to TrueBerry’s Hiroo shop today. TrueBerry is a tiny organic take out shop on a small alley (directly across from Starbucks) off the main Hiroo shopping street. First visit today, but I will be back soon. I ordered a Berry Green …

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Little Pie Factory, Hiroo

 Today I was craving blueberry and apple pie, so I headed to the newly opened Little Pie Factory in Hiroo (リトル・パイ・ファクトリーopened Nov 7th, 2014) . The Little Pie Factory is located right across the street from the National Azabu Supermarket in Hiroo. The Little Pie Factory opened at 8:00 and …

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Hiroo Street Fair – Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Great free event for the whole family – the Hiroo Street Fair. The annual Hiroo street fair will be held on Sunday, October 19th from 13:00-16:00. The main Hiroo shopping street is closed down to cars, and over 150 local establishments spill out into the street. There will be music …

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Nihonbo Chopstick Store, Hiroo

Needed to buy a birthday gift for a friend so stopped by Nihonbo Chopstick Store in Hiroo. Nihonbo has thousands of chopsticks (Hashi) from everyday to special occasion. You can even have the chopsticks personalized with your name engraved. I have been a loyal fan of this store since children …

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Bondi Cafe, Hiroo

Bondi Cafe is a comfy, spacious, kid-friendly restaurant on a back street behind Hiroo station. The staff is super friendly and the atmosphere is laidback with a Bondi Beach feel. The food menu tends toward Hawaiian and Asian fusion serving soups, salads, pasta & pizza, mains and desserts. Drink take out …

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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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