It’s no secret that Tokyo has many great bars and izakaya to visit after work, but when you have a free morning and are craving a hearty American, Australian, or European-style breakfast, your options may not be as plentiful. That’s why in this article, GoConnect looks at some of the best places in Tokyo where you can enjoy a delicious Western-style breakfast.
Bills Japan is a laid-back Australian restaurant that can accommodate a large party for your family or group of friends. In Tokyo, they have locations in Futakotamagawa, Ginza, Odaiba and Omotesando. You won’t need to worry about waking up early either, as you can enjoy their famous ricotta hotcakes on their all-day breakfast menu.
Blu Jam Cafe
Located in Azabu-Juban, Blu Jam Cafe offers hearty breakfasts and brunch menus such as Eggs Benedict. There really is something for everyone here, with vegan and gluten-free options available. You can even order tacos with your choice of flour or corn tortillas and various types of meats.
If you are looking for a fancier restaurant for a business meeting or breakfast date, Path in Shibuya is a great choice. The luxurious interior, populated by chefs in white coats, and dishes such as the Dutch pancakes topped with sliced uncured ham give it the perfect ambiance. If you stick around until later in the day, you can also experience their vast selection of wines at the bar.
No, you did not misread the name. The provocatively named restaurant has been a hit sensation in Los Angeles, Seoul, Singapore, London and Tokyo. Located in Shibuya, this is the place to be if you are determined to have eggs or a breakfast sandwich. With everything from egg salad and cheeseburgers to buttermilk biscuits and gourmet sandwiches, you can’t go wrong no matter what you order.
Brunch is a relatively new concept in Japan, but it has been growing in popularity and more restaurants are developing brunch-specific menus. For any gourmet food influencers, there are hardly any restaurants better than Mercer Brunch in Roppongi. With outdoor seating and a brioche French toast menu featuring ingredients such as grilled salmon, sausages and steak, it’s a great place to start your day.
You can find Buvette in New York, Paris and now Tokyo Midtown Hibiya. They offer a classic menu of eggs on toast, Belgian waffles and more. However, everything is cooked and served to extremely high standards. Fans of delicious pastries and a bistro-style interior need look no further than Buvette Tokyo.
Eggs ‘n Things
A landmark of the Harajuku area, Eggs ‘n Things is the king of Hawaiian breakfasts in Tokyo. It is also famous for its signature pancakes with whipped cream piled high. There is often a line to get in on weekends, so you may need to wait or opt for the outdoor seating on the deck.
With warmer temperatures and relaxed restrictions on socializing and eating out, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a breakfast or brunch with an international flair. All of these locations have grown in popularity, so call ahead and reserve your table as soon as you can!