Roppongi / Midtown / Akasaka

Family Fun in Roppongi / Midtown / Akasaka Areas of Tokyo – Tokyo with Kids, Tokyo with Teens.

Your free curated guide for Expats living in Tokyo, Japan and families traveling to Japan. Mom created, curated and made! We are sharing our favorite family friendly attractions by area, including the latest events, best restaurants, exciting Tokyo cooking and craft classes, Japanese antiques and gift shopping, early open breakfast spots, indoor play centers, playgrounds and more! Don`t forget our popular Tokyo One Day Itineraries with Kids, Moving to Japan Guides. We provide all this information for free since we want you to enjoy your life and time in Tokyo and Japan as much as we do! .

Laugh, Learn & Live! Enjoy the Roppongi / Midtown / Akasaka areas of Tokyo with your Family.

Frijoles, Azabu, Roppongi, Shiodome & Otemachi

Frijoles is my teenagers favorite restaurant in Azabu. Frijoles, a casual cantina-style restaurant, serves up a small menu centered on soft tacos and burritos dressed with beans and guacamole, reminiscent of North America’s Chipotle restaurants. You can get steak, chicken or veggie with your choice of fillings. Nachos are extra …

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Mikawadai Park (Roppongi, Tokyo)

Mikawadai Playground Park (港区立三河台公) is a clean and quiet sand park just a short walk from Roppongi Station and Tokyo Midtown. It a quaint spot to relax at while your young kids run around. Beautiful in Spring for their Yoshino Cherry Blossoms it`s a great spot to picnic away from …

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The French Kitchen (Roppongi Hills)

The French Kitchen offers delicious breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch buffets, and is open all day, serving classic French dishes. The restaurant features an open kitchen, a bar, an outside terrace and the “Chef’s Table”, a private dining room equipped with its own kitchen that is ideal for special dinners, …

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Roppongi Hills Kids Playroom, Hillside B2F (Roppongi, Tokyo)

Roppongi Hills Hillside B2F is a great place to take your young kids. They have an indoor play area, an outdoor area for kids to run around, a Japanese Garden nearby, children`s clothing and toy stores, and infant & kid-friendly restaurants. Roppongi Hills Baby room notes Spacious Baby Room: 4 Diaper changing …

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Salvatore Cuomo – Tokyo Kid Friendly Italian Lunch Buffet

Salvatore Cuomo - Tokyo Kid Friendly Italian Lunch Buffet

One of my favorite place for a “mommy and kid” lunch is Salvatore Cuomo in Roppongi Hills. Salvatore Cuomo is conveniently located on the B2F level (Kids Level), and offers pasta, pizza and salad buffet from 11:00 – 15:00 for 800-1,500 JPY depending on age.  It is the perfect place …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Akasaka Area with Kids

The Akasaka area in Tokyo is a great place to live and visit. Here is the curated family guide for Akasaka with Kids written by Maven Mom, Olga – mother of two and Mom in Balance Tokyo Trainer,  When we came for our look-see, Akasaka was our main focus. I had …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Roppongi Area with Kids

Here is our curated family guide for visiting the Roppongi Area with Kids. Start your morning by taking a stroll at Mohri Garden located near Asashi TV and the Roppongi Hills Arena. It`s a beautiful Japanese garden built around a pond with pink cherry blossoms in Spring, red maple leaves in …

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Pizzeria-Trattoria Napule (Midtown, Tokyo)

Pizzeria-Trattoria Napule is known for its authentic Neapolitan pizza and is one of the most popular restaurants in Tokyo Midtown. They have set lunch courses and a pleasantly casual atmosphere with a multi-lingual staff. Go early for lunch to beat the rush. Reservations are recommended for dinner. Pizzeria-Trattoria Napule Notes: …

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Tokyo Farmers Markets – 5 Markets Mom’s Love

Tokyo Farmers Markets, Best Living Japan

The farm to market focus in Japan is lower than in many western countries but is slowly gaining traction at Tokyo Farmers Markets. Below you can find five Tokyo Farmers Markers that moms love! Always so much fun to take the kiddos and find fresh fruits, veggies and handmade bake …

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Tokyo Breakfast Brunch – Open by 8:00

Looking for a good spot for breakfast or brunch in Tokyo on the weekends? There are a ton of places in Tokyo to choose from, especially considering that some can be so busy that lines form and you just want to eat already! Though not an exhaustive list, here are …

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Rocco`s New York Style Pizza (Midtown, Tokyo)

Rocco`s New York Style Pizza is another gem in Japan who offers pizza by the slice or whole pie. Their main shop first opened in Oji in June 2010. They now have new location in Roppongi! Opened just a few months ago they hit all the buttons, great sauce, chewy …

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Tokyo Midtown – A Family Friendly Paradise

tokyo midtown

Tokyo Midtown (東京ミッドタウン) is one of our favorite family-friendly spots to spend the day. It is home to several art museums, family-friendly seasonal events, a spacious green park and lush Japanese garden, medical center, services, restaurants and shopping. We love spending the morning visiting 21 – 21 Design Sight for their …

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Roppongi Cooperative Playgroup

The Roppongi Cooperative Playgroup is a parent-run cooperative for children 1.5 years up to age 4. The Roppongi Playgroup meets once a week for two hours. Children can  develop an early love of school and friendship through a combination of free play, stories, snacks, music and crafts. Activities vary from week …

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Roppongi Nishi Park Playground

roppongi nishi park

Roppongi Nishi Park (立六本木西公園) is a new playground park nestled in the backstreets of Roppongi between the popular Roppongi Hills Slide Park, Robot Park and Hinokicho Park at Tokyo Midtown. This new sand park is perfect for beginner walkers up to preschool-aged kids. It has a nice open space, various plants and …

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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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Maison Landemaine (Roppongi, Tokyo)

Maison Landemaine Tokyo in Azabudai (closest train station Roppongi Itchome) is one of the best French bakeries in Tokyo. Not only is the bread amazing and coffee strong, but it opens at 7:00a.m. so great for jet-lagged travelers and families. This is the first Japanese branch of the famous Maison …

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Robot Park (Roppongi, Tokyo)

Sakurazaka Park (さくら坂公園) better known as Robot Park is located by the Sakura-zaka Residences next to the Roppongi Hills mega complex.  It’s a small park, but it’s well-designed with safety in mind. It`s filled with contoured plastic slides, robot-designed spring-riders, climbing stairs and a long rolling-pin slide to entertain the kids. …

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La Brianza (Roppongi Hills, Tokyo) – Special Date Night

La Brianza Restaurant, newly opened May 18, 2016, is the latest of chef Okuno’s Brianza Italian gourmet eateries. His other restaurants, the tiny Via Brianza in Azabu Juban and Brianza 6.1 in Ark Hills, are two of our favourite restaurants in Tokyo. La Brianna is the largest establishments to date with …

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