Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Jiyugaoka Area with Kids

Jiyugaoka is a lovely area filled with boutiques, restaurants and cafes. Here are our favorite baby & kid-friendly restaurants and play areas to visit between shopping breaks. For additional areas visit our Tokyo with Kids Itineraries.

Open from 8:00 Lupicia Tea Shop is a great spot to start the morning with a delicious cup of tea and confectionary. Lupicia is a tea and teaware retailer with locations in Japan, US, France, Australia and Taiwan. They carry their own blends of Green Tea, Oolong, Black Tea, Matcha, Wellness and Seasonal teas, teaware, gift sets and sweets.  Read More …

Address: 1-25-17 Jiyugaoka, Meguro ku
Phone: 03-5731-7370
Shop Hours: Sunday – Friday 8: 00 – 20: 30; Saturday till 21: 00.  
2F Tea Salon Hours: Last Order 19: 30, Saturday Last Order 20: 00)

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Located a short 2 min walk is Jiyugaoka Playground Park and the 800+ year old Kumano Shrine.

Jiyugaoka Playground Park has updated playground equipment, two swings, sandpit and ample space to let little ones run around. Located 2 minutes from the park is the 800+ year old Kumano Shrine. There is a long pathway that leads to the majestic shrine with a small three-seater spring rider. The shrine sponsors the annual Jiyugaoka International Friendship Mikoshi Festival in early September. A great spot to meet locals and join in on the festivities.


Jiyugaoka Playground Address: 2-8-18 Jiyūgaoka, Meguro-ku
Kumano Shrine Address: 1-24-12 Jiyugaoka, Meguro
Phone: 03-3717-7720

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Bread & Espresso Jiyugaoka is a clean and bright cafe located a short walk from Jiyugaoka station. They are baby friendly have a spacious terrace, perfect for beginner walkers. They serve a number of delicious paninis, pastries and desserts for dine-in or take out. The popular items on the menu are their paninis and tiramisu. Read More …

Bread & Espresso Jiyugaoka (パンとエスプレッソと自由形), Tokyo Details:

Address: 9-6 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo  LUZ Building 3F
Phone: 03-3724-8118
Hours: 9:00-19:00 Irregular holidays. Please check their website for closure
Access: 3 minute walk from Jiyugaoka Station
Additional Location: Omotesando

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Located next to Bread & Espresso sits Shutters Luz, a great spot to have an easy family-friendly lunch or dinner. Popular with mothers this location is bright and spacious, and offers stroller seating at the table. They serve deliciously tender soy sauce or salt and pepper flavored ribs as well as curries, pastas, salads & dessert. With locations all over Tokyo it`s a great spot for families.

Address: 2-9-6 Jiyugaoka, Meguro
Phone: 03-5731-0101
Hours: Daily 11:00-23:00

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Milkland Hokkaido Cafe, Jiyugaoka is a newly opened cafe in the heart of Jiyugaoka where you can enjoy milk and dairy products direct from Hokkaido! Take out Hokkaido Milk, Cheese and agricultural products on their 1st floor cafe space or stay for lunch on their 2nd floor cafe & play space. Enjoy the rich, creamy goodness of Hokkaido dairy products while enjoying videos of their farms on their wall tvs. Young kids can play in the play area with cow costume & books (Japanese language only) while you wait for your meal. Milkland Hokkaido MENU. Note pancakes take 30 min from order. More Details –>

Address: 1-26-16 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo (〒152-0035 東京都目黒区自由が丘1丁目26−16 山川ビル1F・2F)
Phone: 03-3723-5700
Hours: 11:00-19:00 Thursday – Tuesday. Closed Wednesdays
Access: 3 minute walk from Jiyugaoka Station.
Notes: Stair only access to 2nd floor. High chairs available however they do not have a diaper changing table.
Website: (Japanese Language only)

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Hidden in a small nook of the Dove Building (located across from the right wall of the Tokyu Store) is Omocha no Mami, a small toy store run by an adorable elderly couple. They carry everything from Transformers to LOL dolls, Mell Chan dolls to Power Rangers. Kids will love playing with the toys on display. Note there are more toys in the basement! Warning… they might not want to leave!

Address: 1-7-14 Jiyugaoka, Meguro
Phone: 03-3717-3333
Hours: Monday – Friday 11:00 – 20:00 Sat, Sun & Holidays 10:30-20:00

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Located less than a 5 minute walk from the toy store, walking away from the station, you`ll pass a Starbucks on your way to Okusawa Nichome Playground Park. Grab a cup of Jo and let your kids run wild at the local park. It`s equip with a large enclosed sandpit, slide, swing, spring riders and climbing net.

Address: 2-39-9 Okusawa, Setagaya

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Post play break stop in Cuoca –  a one-stop shop for baking supplies that aren’t always easy to find. Located across the street and 1 minute from the park Cuoca is stocked with everything from baking inserts and pans to sprinkles and toppers. They carry pastry tips and icing, a variety of high-quality flours, nuts, dried fruits, liqueur and oils. What`s most impressive is their impressive chocolate cellar that is specially designed to keep high-quality chocolate (Belgian, Italian, French, and Swiss) at just the right temperature. English and Japanese labels located throughout the store. More details…

Address: 2-25-7 Midorigaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5731-6200
Hours: 10:30 – 19:30 Daily. Closed January 1-3. Please check their website for special closures.

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Located one floor above Cuoca is Sweets Forest, a great place to relax your feet and indulge your sweet tooth. Sweets forest is a food court of pastries from best selling patisseries. They offer limited, seasonal and sweets for take out. Some popular offerings are crepes, souffles, waffles, cakes, Hong Kong sweets and more. Stop in for delicious, instagrammable sweets. Read More …

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Address: 2-25-7 Midorigaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 2F
Phone: 03-5731-6600
Hours: 10:00 – 20:0 Daily.

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