Ebisu / Meguro

Ebisu and meguro with kids in Tokyo

Family Fun in the Ebisu / Meguro Areas of Tokyo – Tokyo with Kids, Tokyo with Teens.

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Laugh, Learn & Live! Enjoy the Ebisu / Meguro Area of Tokyo with your Family.

Mitsukoshi B1 Level, Ebisu Garden Place (Ebisu, Tokyo)

Mitsukoshi Department Store`s B1 level has a variety of toys and children`s goods and a play area for infants and kids called Kodomo Park. This free play space is a great spot to take a break from shopping or escape the heat, rain or bitter cold. Nursing Room: 4 Diaper …

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Micro Pig Cafe Tokyo (Harajuku)

micro pig cafe

We visited the Micro Pig cafe and spent a delightful time with the most ADORABLE micro pigs. The Meguro micro pig cafe opened in March this year and was such a hit they opened another location in Harajuku this month! Not only can you spend time with the micro pigs …

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Blue Bottle Coffee (10 Cafes in Tokyo)

Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro

Blue Bottle Coffee (ブルーボトルコーヒー) opened their newest shop in Nakameguro. They now have stores in nine Tokyo locations and don’t seem to be slowing down – Sangenjaya, Meguro, Nakameguro, Shinagawa, Roppongi, Aoyama, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and their 1st was Kiyosumi Fukugawa (where they also roast).  I`m thrilled to have a …

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TOKYO ONE DAY ITINERARY: EBISU AREA WITH KIDS

We love this quiet, residential area in Shibuya-ku. We often often spend our day in the Ebisu Station West Exit area then walk towards Daikanyama or the East Exit towards Ebisu Garden Place. Wondering what to do for one day in Tokyo? Pick your favorite day from our Tokyo one day …

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Zauo Fishing Restaurant, Meguro

Zauo Restaurant Meguro

Zauo fishing restaurant is definitely one to put on your Tokyo Bucket List. Catch your food, tell them how you want it prepared then eat! It`s a spot the entire family will enjoy. We had an early dinner with friends at the Meguro location. We walked in and saw a long fish pool with …

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Himonya Park (Gakugeidaigaku, Tokyo) – Petting Zoo and Pony Rides

Himonya Park (碑文谷公園)  is a lovely place to take your young kids. Neighborhood children love the free petting zoo where they can get nose to nose with guinea pigs, rabbits and dogs; 200 yen pony rides, boat rides in the enclosed lake, and the playground. It`s beautiful for short strolls around the lake, …

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Meguro Citizens Center Playroom (Meguro, Tokyo)

Meguro Citizens Center is a great place to spend the day. The infant & toddler playroom is equip with balancing equipment, trikes and push cars, piano, rings and more. The Center also holds an outdoor wading pool and pool for older kids and adults, an art museum, library and sports center. …

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Ebisu Food Hall (Ebisu, Tokyo) – All Day Family Eats

Ebisu Food Court

The Ebisu Food Hall is a large open restaurant space which is very family friendly. The designers wanted to create a space which had a New York style food hall feel – on a Japanese size level they have accomplished that.  The 117 seat eat-in space has four counters Bakery, Gourmet …

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We Are The Farm ORGANIC RESTAURANT (Ebisu, TokyoI)

We Are The Farm

We Are The Farm ORGANIC RESTAURANT in Ebisu is known for their farm-to-table concept, delivering fresh, locally produced food from an organic farm in Sakura City, Chiba to their restaurants in Yoyogi, Azabu Juban, Shibuya, Akasaka, Shin Yurigaoka, and Meguro. Their seasonal, organic vegetables are picked fresh in the morning …

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Ouca Japanese Ice (Ebisu, Tokyo)

**Closed for renovations until early 2020** It is ice cream season, so take a family outing to Ouca Japanese Ice in Ebisu. Ouca ice is amazingly light and refreshing. Their signature flavours include milk, pumpkin, tomato, black sugar banana, ground soybean powder and green tea. However, if you prefer something …

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Japan Folk Crafts Museum (Meguro, Tokyo)

The Japan Folk Crafts Museum is a must see in Tokyo. Not only due to the crafts it houses but the buildings themselves.   The Japan Folk Crafts Museum is of Mingei style completed in 1936 built by carpenters from Tochigi prefecture. Ceramics, dyed and woven textiles, wood and lacquer, stone …

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Le Parc (Ebisu, Tokyo)

Le Parc in Ebisu is the closest to authentic Hong-Kong style Chinese cuisine I found in Tokyo. With its French-influenced name and decor, Le Parc has all the trappings of a French bistro, but it’s one of the best places for dim sum in the city. It`s located between Ebisu and …

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Crossroad Bakery (Ebisu, Tokyo) – Breakfast All Day!

Crossroad Bakery, Ebisu, Tokyo, Breakfast in Tokyo

A new addition to our favorite Tokyo breakfast joints – Crossroad Bakery in Ebisu. It checks all the boxes – open early, free croissants and buns, breakfast all day and good coffee… also very child-friendly. You can enjoy an onsite freshly baked muffin, order a meal or both. Super close …

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Aalawi Jerk Chicken & Pork (Ebisu, Tokyo)

2015 Update: Aalawi Jerk Chicken & Pork closed it`s doors. Aalawi is a simple, laidback shop serving Jamaican-style jerk chicken and pork. Nestled on a quiet residential street between Ebisu and Hiroo stations. This quaint Jamaican restaurant is easy to miss. The owner and chef, Toshiyuki Ibayashi, lived in Jamaica and …

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Ebisu Park Playground (Ebisu, Tokyo)

Ebisu Park (恵比寿公園) is a large sand park located near the intersection of Ebisu Minami, between Ebisu and Daikanyama. This hidden gem is a great place to let your kids burn off energy. The park has newly painted equipment and plenty of shade and bench seating. It`s a great spot to …

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