Gay Tokyo • Restaurants & Cafes

Need to grab a bite while visiting Tokyo? Here’s a roundup of gay-owned cafés and LGBT-friendly restaurants in the city.

Shinjuku 新宿区

1/F Garnet Bldg, 2-12-1 Shinjuku, Tokyo | map | distance

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+81 3 6914 9215 |

weekday 18:00 - 02:00

weekend Fri,Sat 18:00 - 05:00; Sun 15:00 - 00:00

Alamas Café

audience rating 5.0 stars from 2 votes - click to vote

Trendy, gay-popular, open café & bar with live DJ, operated by the AiSOTOPE Lounge group. Alamas Café serves an excellent choice of food, drinks and desserts, with special menu on a daily basis.

Located in Shinjuku Ni-chome gay district. Open for dinner only.

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1/F Hayakawa-ya Bldg, 2-14-6 Shinjuku, Tokyo | map | distance

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+81 3 5366 9899 |

weekday 11:00 - 23:30

weekend 11:00 - 06:30

CoCoLo Café

audience rating 4.7 stars from 3 votes - click to vote

Gay-popular café & restaurant that serves a nice selection of tea, coffee and homemade cakes. Prices are reasonable. CoCoLo also features an art gallery which makes it a unique spot.

Located near the Shinjuku 3-chome station (Marunouchi, Shinjuku lines), exit C7 or C8.

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3-5-3 Shinjuku, Tokyo | map | distance

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+81 3 3351 8869 |

Chinese Café Eight

audience rating 5.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

Popular Chinese restaurant that is well-known for its delicious Peking duck, prepared by certified chefs. Chinese Cafe 8 is open around the clock and has many locations in Tokyo.

Great value and perfect for a late-night munch. The Shinjuku branch is located near the 3-chome station. Also try their Premium malts beer.

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Funabashi-ya

3-28-14 Shinjuku, Tokyo | map | distance

| +81 3 3354 2751 |

weekday 11:40 - 22:00

weekend 11:40 - 22:00

audience rating 4.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

The best tempura in town! This famous restaurant, which started over 100 years ago, specialises in all things tempura (deep-fried food). Set menus come with salad, rice, miso soup and tea. English menu available.

Funabashi-ya is located a few blocks off the Shinjuku Station.

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in Shibuya

B1 Shatelet Shibuya, 2-20-13 Higashi, Shibuya, Tokyo | map | distance

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+81 3 5766 5911 |

weekday 18:00 - 03:00

weekend 18:00 - 05:00

KITSUNE

audience rating 5.0 stars from 2 votes - click to vote

Gay-friendly fusion sushi bar & restaurant in the heart of Shibuya and Ebisu. KITSUNE serves French-influenced Japanese cuisine. Try “Sunshine”, a creative dish made with sushi and terrine. A variety of sake is available.

The owner of KITSUNE is a promoter of the popular Shangri-La @ ageHa gay dance party.

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Ippudo

Hiroo, 1-3-13 Ebisu Haynes, Shibuya, Tokyo | map | distance

| website | +81 3 5420 2225 |

weekday 11:00 - 03:00

weekend 11:00 - 04:00

audience rating 5.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

Favourite ramen/noodle restaurants, with several locations in Tokyo. The Ebisu branch is located a short walk from Ebisu station (one stop from Shibuya)

Ippudo stays open until late. If you crave traditional Japanese ramen, this is the place to be.

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