Top 10 Weird Cafes & Restaurants in Japan

Top 10 Weird Cafes & Restaurants in Japan

Looking for a unique experience during your trip in Japan? Check out our Top 10 Weird Cafes & Restaurants in Japan list!

  1. Maid Cafés

If you see girls dressed in frilly aprons and calling you master or mistress, you have walked into a maid café. This all began in 2001 in Tokyo and now you can find one in every alley throughout the city. There are even school, swimsuit or little sister themed ones???

  1. Cat Cafés

Fur babies can be found in every corner of a Cat Café and they are a booming business all over Japan! This is a place to eat, drink and hang out with all sorts of cats; from strays to pure breeds this is a place that allows you to relax in the company of furry friends.

  1. Robot Restaurant

Laser lights, giant robots and half naked girls dancing and absolute confusion and awe is what the Robot Restaurant is like. If you want to experience a one of a kind experience, this is the place to go!

  1. Cuddle Cafés

This is the place to sleep with cute girls. Before you jump to any perverted conclusions, this is just sleeping. You can choose to take a 20 minute nap on lap or arms all for $38. Cuddle Cafés is the place of lonely souls.

  1. Ninja Cafés

Ninja Akasaka is where Naruto dreams come true! Ninja stars, katana and mysterious lighting are all included. Along with dorky entertainment, there is a variety of food options. 

  1. Alice in Wonderland Cafés

Lolita Alice themed dresses and magical wonderland inspired decor, this café transports you to back into everyone’s favorite book. There is the place to enjoy your own whimsical tea party and try creative food.

  1. Yokohama Subtropical Teahouse: Reptiles Café

A place to hang out with cute cold blooded creatures while enjoying a cup of warm tea! There are numerous types of reptiles in cages and tanks but there are a few tortoises that walk around the café!

  1. Zauo Shinjuku: Fishing Restaurant

This is a restaurant where real life fishing happens! Once you catch your dinner, the chef prepares a meal with the fish. A one of kind experience!

  1. Owl Café

It’s like walking onto the set of a Harry Potter movie in this café! You can get up close and personal with these birds by holding, petting and taking pictures. Remember no flash photography!

  1. The Lockup: Dungeon Café

Sexy cops that want to punish you all a while torturous screams can be heard. If you enjoy drinking out of test tubes, while behind bars in the dark, this horror themed café is for you. 

Which Weird Cafe & Restaurant have you tried? Which one would you like to go to? Tell us in the comment section! If you want to see more about unique experiences in Japan, why not head over to Kagaya, the craziest restaurant in Tokyo? 

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