Dogs are inherently playful creatures. They are so fun-loving that pet owners can’t help but bring them along anywhere they go. Unfortunately, not all places in Japan are pet-friendly. The good news, however, is that there are a couple of pet-friendly cafes that allow you to bring your pooch without having to worry about strict pet rules. Here are three cafes in Tokyo where you can spend some quality time with your beloved dog buddy!
UNICE is a cafe and restaurant in Daikanyama that welcomes owners and their dogs. You can spend a relaxing time with your pet here while bonding. Besides being a cafe, the place is also used for wedding parties, music events, birthday parties, and other gigs.
Their food and drink menus are very extensive. The lunch menu includes a meatball hamburger plate, fresh pasta, and curry and rice bowl. The dinner menu includes more meatball dishes, pizza and pasta, salad, and sushi rolls. They also have a nice selection of appetizers such as pickles and olives, avocado miso, and fried chicken. You can order something for your dog, too!
UNICE is reachable by foot from Daikan-yama Station or from JR Ebisu Station.
Opening hours: 11:30 AM to 12:00 AM
Telephone number: 03-5459-8631
Another place where you can take your pooch on a doggy date is Jaho Coffee at Plain People. The place looks very comfortable and clean with bright lighting. It welcomes customers who have kids and/or dogs.
You can order hot drinks such as espresso, espresso macchiato, latte, soy latte, cappuccino, and Americano. For cold drinks, you can order an iced latte or iced Americano. They also offer smoothies and hand drip coffees. The cafe uses a Synesso Cyncra, a premier espresso machine used by major cafe owners and baristas around the world.
Besides ordering food for yourself, you can also order some set menus for your dog (200 yen). Doggy snacks are also available for 80 yen.
The cafe has free Wi-Fi and power outlets ideal for busy people.
Opening hours: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Telephone number: 03-6427-8458
One of the outstanding cafes where you can have a doggy date in Tokyo is Cafe ChocoLapin. Offering various drinks and sweets, they are popular for their coffee and French toast. The cafe is kid-friendly and pet-friendly, with a well-lit, wooden interior which gives off an inviting atmosphere.
Cafe ChocoLapin is a non-smoking establishment consisting of 16 seats. It is said that the shop holds workshops every season which customers can attend. Since the cafe is really serene, you can come here alone, with your pooch, or with a group of friends.
Opening hours: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Telephone number: 03-3493-0757
Going out doesn’t necessarily mean leaving your dog buddies behind. If you want to spend some quality time with them, why not visit one of these three pet-friendly cafes in Tokyo with your four-legged friend?