2023-12-08 | Recommendations

5 Best Cafes in Shibuya Worth Visiting

Nestled in the heart of Tokyo’s vibrant Shibuya district, The Millennials Shibuya is surrounded by a many cafes that cater to diverse tastes and preferences. Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur, a tea enthusiast or someone seeking a cozy spot for remote work, you can find the perfect cafe for your needs. In this post, you will explore the best cafes near The Millennials Shibuya, each with their own ambiance, delicious menu items and a commitment to providing an exceptional cafe experience.

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Higuma Doughnuts + Coffee Wrights Omotesando Cafe

Situated just behind the bustling streets of Omotesando and Harajuku, this light and airy café is a delightful fusion of two Tokyo institutions: Coffee Wrights and Higuma Doughnuts. Boasting a menu that revolves around the perfect pairing of coffee and doughnuts, the venue provides a welcoming space with ample seating. Indoor benches and tables fill the sunken café area, while outdoor benches stretch along the expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Higuma Doughnuts draws inspiration from the rich ingredients nurtured by Hokkaido’s pristine landscapes. Born out of a desire to showcase the diverse wonders of Hokkaido and create new value, Higuma Doughnuts carefully crafts each doughnut by hand, utilizing Hokkaido’s treasures—wheat, milk, butter, and sugar. They are fried in palm oil, ensuring they are trans fat-free, making them a safe and delicious treat even for young ones. Additionally, Higuma Doughnuts, known for its meat-centric dishes, serves up sausages and burgers made from carefully selected Hokkaido-sourced meat. The founder’s dedication to creating genuinely delicious meat dishes, using fresh, non-frozen, locally sourced meat, shines through, allowing the authentic flavors of the ingredients to take center stage.

rag & bone coffee

Inspired by the hidden cafes of New York’s alleyways, the interior design, curated by fashion stylist Yohei Usami and logo designed by graphic artist Verdy, brings a unique touch to this space. Drawing inspiration from 1950s modernist architecture, the vintage Nordic furniture complements the atmosphere, offering a serene escape from the urban hustle amidst greenery and natural light. In March 2020, the menu underwent a revamp, introducing delightful collaborations with specialists in various fields. Enjoy open sandwiches featuring LITTLE BAKERY TOKYO bread, coffee and lattes brewed with their original blend beans from GP COFFEE ROASTER, and ginger drinks made with syrup from Brooklyn Ribbon Fries. They also offer matcha lattes and hojicha lattes made with organic tea leaves from Happa Stand in Mino City, Gifu.

ABOUT LIFE COFFEE BREWERS – Specialty Coffee Stand

About Life Coffee Brewers, nestled in Shibuya and owned by Onibus Coffee, offers a unique gateway to Tokyo’s modern coffee scene. The cafe, occupying a corner of a multi-use white-bricked building, cleverly employs two windows for ordering and pickup on its dual faces. Its commitment to specialty coffee is evident through two espresso choices—one from Onibus and another from external roasters—and a hand-drip selection featuring multiple roasters. This distinctive feature allows patrons to explore a variety of high-quality beans from both Japanese and international coffee companies seamlessly. With a modest interior space, a few wooden benches, and bicycle hooks adding character, About Life Coffee Brewers stands out as a convenient and enjoyable coffee space in the heart of Shibuya. Its accessibility is further enhanced by an early opening time of 8:30 AM, a rarity among Tokyo’s coffee shops.

Kissa Satella

Reopened in October 2020 after renovating a coffee shop with a 48-year legacy, this is a blend of vintage and contemporary charm. Savoring a meticulously brewed cup of coffee inside the shop allows you to forget the hustle and bustle of the city and embrace a relaxed state of mind. While they only offer items they genuinely believe are delicious, their most popular product is their pudding. Enhanced with cream cheese and condensed milk, its smooth texture and gently sweet flavor make it a secret favorite. Whether you seek a warm and welcoming atmosphere, a break from daily chaos, or a pick-me-up with delightful sweets and drinks, Kissa Satella provides gentle and warm hospitality, a retro setting, and an extraordinary culinary experience.


The expansive terrace, enveloped by camphor trees, hosts this inviting café named crisscross and an adjoining bakery called breadworks, crafting fresh bread daily. Begin your day leisurely, buying some bread and sipping a drink at the café amidst the morning serenity. As the sunlight filters through the leaves, relish a lunch of fresh salads or sandwiches, letting the shades of the trees erase the urban clamor. Opening early at 8 am, it offers a Western-style breakfast featuring savory pancakes, a popular choice. The acclaimed Buttermilk pancakes with sausage and fried egg or those adorned with whipped cream, vanilla sauce and macadamia nuts stand out at an affordable price of 1400 yen. The pancakes, accompanied by perfectly fried eggs, maple syrup and sausage, present an ideal Sunday brunch, complemented by the added delight of free coffee and tea refills. Crisscross beckons with a tempting array of dishes, ensuring your main dilemma is choosing among the mouth-watering options.

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