My Tokyo Guide to Breakfast

Starting the day with a solid breakfast in Japan can be tough, ampoule unless you cook or go to hotel. Most restaurants and look here viagra without perscription cafés don’t serve the most important meal of the day, and the ones that do usually open their doors around nine o’clock.

Now, eating breakfast at home is surely one of the many habits that keep the wow it's great canadian pharmacy cialis Japanese lean and alive. But if you grew up anywhere near a highway spotted with greasy spoons, like me, you sometimes wake up with aching to tear through a plate of eggs, while catching up on all that has happened in the world while you slept, in the warm company of a room full of strangers whose left eye is also still half shut.

There are places to cialis online usa do just that in Tokyo. Most are not worth rolling out of get levitra fast'>get levitra fast bed for. These are:

Cafe Mame-Hico

Thick, dense toast with comforting toppings like azuki & butter and ham & cheese. A real salad. Strong coffee by the cup or pot. Quiet and laptop friendly. A five minute walk from Shibuya Station.

Ueshima Coffee

Eggs, bacon, thick toast and a slightly sad salad with decent coffee. Among the chains, it’s your best option. Quiet and laptop friendly. Throughout Tokyo.


Assorted homemade breads, Koiwa yogurt, eggs topped with salsa, juices and coffee. Uncomfortable seating, but a great deal. A ten minute walk from Kudanshita or Ichigaya Station.

Kojimachi Cafe

Weekend brunch includes lentil soup, fried bananas, cornmeal pancakes and other creative dishes made from organic ingredients. Illy coffee and viagra usa espresso drinks. A stones throw from Hanzomon Station.

Bread, Espresso &

A perfect macchiato, french toast and panini-style sandwiches, with an open storefront to watch the pretty people wobble past. A ten minute walk from Gaienmae or Omotesando Station.

Good Morning Cafe

Eggs & Toast, acai fruit bowl, french toast or the classic Japanese breakfast (a hot dog). A five minute walk from Sendagaya Station.

Bondi Cafe

Pancakes, omlettes, fruit bowls and steamed veggies. Big leather couches, outdoor or indoor seating. A little pricey, but a relaxing place to start your day. A three minute walk from Hiroo Station.

Maruichi Bagel

The only legit New York bagel in Tokyo. This is the real deal. Open five days a week from seven. A five minute walk from Shirokane-Takanawa Station.

Pure Café

Serves vegan breakfasts: toast with unsweetened peanut butter, rice salad, muffins, along with fresh-made juices. Their coffee needs improvement, so you’re best to getting your caffeine fix elsewhere. A few minutes from Omotesando Station.


Big, fluffy pancakes topped with fresh fruit, eggs benedict, apple pie, and other American classics served with bottomless coffee. Three locations near Roppongi-Itchome, Tokyo Station (Yaesu side), and Yokohama.


A generously portioned, fancy schmancy take on cheap canadian levitra'>cheap canadian levitra classic American sunday brunch. A favorite among splurgy expats. In Omotesando.


Order their perfectly fat-crisped pancakes with fruit. Beware of cinnamon on the cappuccino. Across from the Hyatt in Roppongi Hills.

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A full stack of thanks to Craig, Luis and Gen who introduced me to several of these places, as well as Paul, Eiko, Raphaël and any other Tokyoite I ever dragged out of bed before noon on a perfectly good Sunday.