7 Popular Spots For a Delicious Breakfast in Tokyo

Tokyo has a lot to see, so travelers would do well to start each action-packed day with a filling Tokyo breakfast. Thankfully, Tokyo is full of world-class bakeries, cafes, and eateries serving up scrumptious Tokyo breakfasts of all kinds. Whether you’re looking for local flavors, like “onigiri” rice balls, or are craving some Western-style pastries, this article will introduce you to 7 sure-fire spots for breakfast in Tokyo to get your mornings off on the right foot.

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1. Clinton Street Baking Company

This bakery, which originated in New York, is open from 8:00 am in the morning, making it a good choice for earlier outings. The popular breakfast choices are the pancakes (1600円) or we recommend the eggs and buttermilk biscuits which come in the “Country Breakfast” set (1400円). The soup is also a good way to warm up in the upcoming season.

HP: clintonstreetbaking.co.jp/ (Japanese Only)

Address: YHT Minami-Aoyama Building 5-17-1 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku Tokyo  (Google Map)

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On weekdays from 8 am you can eat your toast or panini set with a drink included (550円), on the relaxing terrace. Just as their name suggests, you can feel this shop's straightforward dedication to quality bread and coffee. A fantastic shop.

HP: bread-espresso.jp/index.html (Japanese Only)

Address: 3-4-9 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

3. Mother Leaf Tea Style

This cafe which boasts of their waffles, is located a convenient minute’s walk from Ebisu station. Since it’s open from 7am, you can wake up early and go have some sweet food! Fluffy waffles start from 600円 and since their smoothies are also quite filling, it’s perfect for women who are watching their figure

HP: www.motherleaf.jp/tea_style/index.html (Japanese Only)

Address: 1-10-8 Ebisu Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)


World Breakfast is open from 7:30 in the morning and you can eat all throughout the day! Apart from their standard English Breakfast (1400円), they have breakfasts from many different countries. Since the countries change every 2 months, wouldn’t it be like a dream to have breakfast from all over the world? November and December is French breakfast. The side menu and drink menu also has an arrangement of many delicious things from all over the world.

HP: www.world-breakfast-allday.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 1F 3-1-23 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)


This cafe loved in New York for many years is now located conveniently at the Atre directly from Shinagawa station. The morning plate with drink included costs around 1000円. When you’d like to have something light, we recommend the pretzel croissant and coffee combination.

HP: www.thecitybakery.jp/top.html (Japanese Only)

Address: 2F Atre Shinagawa, 2-18-1 Konan, Minato-ku Tokyo (Google Map)

6. Omusubi Maurusankaku

“It has to be rice in the morning!” For these people, a popular choice is this onigiri shop. From 9:30 to 11 in the morning, for 500円 you can eat a breakfast set of freshly cooked rice moulded with a little salt that comes with soup and pickled vegetables. The onigiri are made with carefully selected ingredients, so how about this “power charge” to start the day.

HP: omusubi-garden.com/omusubi-garden/marusankaku_top.html (Japanese Only)

Address: 3-1-25 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

7. Risaku

When you order, this specialty shop makes the onigiri one by one. You can enjoy the still warm, crisp texture of the onigiri. The morning set includes 2 of your preferred onigiri as well as miso soup for 500円.  Using ingredients that have been thoroughly inspected for quality, start your day with this simple and gentle breakfast.

HP: https://www.risaku-tokyo.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 2-31-6 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)


Thumbnail image is by Wally Gobetz on Flickr
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