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15 Cutest Cat Cafe Tokyo – Put This List In Your Pocket!

For cat lovers, see a row of cats sitting and eating you just want to hug them all home for pleasure. Their cuteness must be called unequaled. If you notice a little bit, you’ll find that there are a lot of cats in Tokyo, but mostly wild cats. Recently, in Europe and the US, there have been many cat cafes, but Japan is the origin of the cat cafe. Let’s discover 15 best cat cafe Tokyo! A cat coffee tour can only be experienced in the capital of Japan.

Some Notes When Coming To A Cat Cafe In Tokyo

  1. Take off your shoes before entering the cafe shop
  2. Clean your hands before and after touching the cat
  3. Use cameras without flash when taking a photo with cats
Cat Cafe Tokyo

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Let’s Start Our Tour To 15 Tokyo Cat Cafe!

1. Neko No Mise

Opening in 2005, The cat café NEKO NO MISE is one of the oldest cat cafes in Tokyo, even in Japan. You can choose comfortable seats in the spacious playroom. You also can pick drinks or eat foods of the cafe shop, which is optional because you can even bring your food there to enjoy while enjoying cozy time with 15-18 beautiful cats.

If you want to make friend with cats, you can buy toys at the counter for about 300 Yen. In addition, the restaurant also decorates hundreds of magazines, books, comics and at least one computer with free wifi for guests. The cover charge is 150 yen/10 minutes, or 1500 yen/2 hours.

Address: Tokyo, Machida-shi, Haramachida, 1-2-9-202

Phone: 042-722-0544

Opening hours: Open noon~10: 00 daily

Website: nya-n.jp 

2. “Temari No Ouchi”, The Garden Of Cats

The Furniture of cafes is one of the important factors that keeps customers, this Tokyo cat cafe is very special with its fairy-tale decoration.
The idea of this cafe shop is that cats build houses and live together here. Its interior is different from the usual cafes.

Cat Cafe Tokyo

Do you recognize this house shape look like Ghibli film?

The shop has around 30 cats living. Food and drinks are very diverse, you can spend the whole day here. The cost of entering the coffee shop, even in accordance with Tokyo norms, is very high. For an hour, you will spend about Y1200 ($10.97) on weekdays or Y1600 ($14.62) on weekends, without food and drinks. The atmosphere here is quite peaceful and relaxing. You can enjoy it and work here with a cup of tea or coffee.

Address: 80180-0004 Tokyo, Musashino

Phone: 0422-23-5503

Opening hours: 10:00 ~ 21:00

Website: temarinoouchi.com

3. MoCHA in Shibuya

If you are a Fan of little adorable cats, be careful: maybe you don’t want to skip this cat cafe in Tokyo. MoCHA opened in 2015 feels like it was built with the well being of the cats in mind, with loads of perches, places to hide and even little alcoves.

The shop has two floors and space here is quite spacious, not so cramped. This cat cafe has different customer targets. The price here is about 2 USD/10 minutes, usually, office staff will spend half an hour during lunch break to visit the shop, while the local people often come here in the afternoon.

Cat cafe Tokyo

Mocha Cats in the fancy decoration

Address: Assorti Shibuya 8F, 32-12 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku Tokyo

Opening hours: 10:00 ~ 22:00

Website: catmocha.jp

4. MoCHA in Harajuku

This is the second facility of MoCHA in the model of cat cafe shops. It is located near the busy fashion neighborhood in Japan. The atmosphere here is quite chilling and luxurious, which is suitable for walking with cute cats in the most bustling area in Tokyo.

Address: 4F Cross Avenue Harajuku, 1-14-25 Jingu-mae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening hours: 10:00 ~ 22:00

Website: catmocha.jp

5. Cat Cafe Nyankoto

The Nyankoto Cat cafe is well-known as a place of friendly cats. Nyankoto is operated by an inspired proprietor who wishes you a nice moment. The setting is clean, cool, and very homey and you can take a fluffy blanket and wait for the cats to fight over your lap with a lot of seats on the floor.

Best cat cafe Tokyo

Warm and cozy feeling

The cats here are very sociable and affectionate, which are opposite to the haughty personality often seen in cats, in this cafe it is easy for you to approach and caress them.

This café’s customer is less touristy and more local because of the sensible 800 yen / hour entry charge, which includes a free drink. The owner, however has some English and welcomes both strangers and locals with a couple of pet food for just 100 yen.

Address: 169-0075 Tokyo, Shinjuku-ku, Takadanobaba

Phone: +81 3-6233-9662

Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 22:00

Website: nyankoto.com

6. Neko No Iru Kyuukeijo 299

While it is one of the largest cat cafes in Tokyo, Neko no Iru Kyuukeijo it is also one of the hard ones to discover its location! But don’t worry about it. This cat cafe can be found easily if you are in the Ikebukuro station area, the shop is about 400m away.

Best cat cafe Tokyo

There are a lot of book and magazines in the Cat Cafe

What attracts customers to this cat cafe is the warm, comfortable and clean environment. Books and wifi are always available in the cat cafe shop. The entrance fee is 600 yen/half an hour, the price is quite expensive compared to the rest shops, but the experience at the cafe is worth the money you spend.

Address: 170-0013 Tokyo, Toshima City, Higashiikebukuro

Phone: +81 3-6914-0071

Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 22:00

Website: nya-n.jp

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7. Nyanny In Akihabara

Cat Café Nyanny in Tokyo is a special cafe that is reconstructed from a house. The shop offers a comfortable, spacious space for cats and its guests.

The cafe is located in a lesser known street in Akihabara. Coming to Nyanny you will feel like you are in your familiar sleeping room to play with your cats!

You need to spend 1 minute to walk from Suehirocho Station and 6 minutes from Akihabara Station.

Address:

Phone: +81 80-4237-5310

Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 22:00

Website: catcafe-akiba.com

8. Cat Cafe Asakusa Nekoen

This unique cat café is located not far from Asakusa’s Sensoji Temple and has an additional benefit, which many people don’t know – the animals are ready for bringing up! It’s true! The Cats here are mostly feral cats looking for adoptive parents or a new home. Although you can hardly bring a cat while on a short Japanese tour, it is a great thing if you can get close and help them find their forever home.

This is an affordable cafe shop, you just need to spend about 800 yen per hour to enjoy the fun moments with cute cats, buy drinks, food and cat treats right here. Takako Saito, the owner of this Cafe shop has rescued and taken care of the cats for over 7 years and she won’t stop. She wants to help cats overcome the fears due to human by opening a cat cafe.

Cat cafe in Tokyo

The facility is like in your own room

Address:

Phone: +81 3-3876-3813

Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 21:00

Website: asakusanekoen.com

9. MONTA Cat Cafe

Monta is considered the most prominent cat cafe on this list. There are 9 cutest cat breed like the Russian Blue, Ragdoll, Bengal, Abyssinian, Somali and Abyssinian. The cafe shop is very neat, clean and the decoration satisfies both the cats and humans.

Cat cafe in Tokyo

“I am sleepy, let’s come and wake me up!!!”

Monta serves customers with extremely delicious genuine espresso drinks. This cat cafe also has tea and beer, and the menu includes pizza, pasta and pastries. The entry price is separate from the price of food and drinks.

Here is the entrance fee that you should notice: 200yen/10 minutes; 600yen/30 minutes; 1000yen/1 hour, 1500yen/1 hour 30 minutes.

Address: 1-2-5 Hanagawa Tokyo 111-0033 Satellite Fuji Bldg 8F

Phone: +81 3-5830-7428

Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 21:00 (Closed Tuesday)

Website: nekocafe-monta.jp

10. Cat Café Calico In Shinjuku

The Calico Cat Café is the biggest in Tokyo with more than 50 cats in its two-story building in the lively Kabukicho region of Shinjuku.

It is almost possible for you to attract at least one among the thrice number of cats in here compared to the usual cat café. If not yet, buy some cat products from the cafe shop and you will certainly be cats’ friend immediate!

Best Cat cafe in Tokyo

“Where is our cute human?”

Address: 6F Fuji Building, 1-16-2 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Phone: +81 3-6457-6387

Opening hours: 10:00 ~ 22:00 

Website: nekorobi.jp

11. Cafe Nekorobi

The best thing attracts customers of this cat cafe shop are the joyful atmosphere from the waiters to the cats created in here. The way the workers take care of cat shows that they are very enthusiastic, attentive and passionate about cats.

You will need to pay entrance fees (including unlimited free drinks from a coffee maker) at 900 yen / 30 minutes. The waitress also shows you how to rub the cat’s abdomen and they liked to chase the strings. There are about 20 cats from different breeds. Most of them are very happy and active, like to play with people.

Enjoy a yummy cup of coffee with an adorable cat

Address: 170-0013 Tokyo, Toshima, Ikebukuro.

Phone: +81 3-6228-0646

Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 22:00

Website: nekorobi.jp

12. Nyafe Melange

With a window overlooking the bustling streets of Shibuya, this café is home to 23 cats. Cats always love to lie on specially designed beds on the wall. There are photo albums of each cat about their growing process in the shop if you want to learn more about them.

You need to give away 2000 yen/hour to stay with these cute cats. You are free to take photos with them, but without the flash.

One of the most interesting cat cafe in Tokyo

Address: 1-7-13 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.

Phone: +81 3-5449-4024

Opening hours: 12:00~20:00

Website: nyafe-melange.com

13. Hapi Neko

The coffee shop at 2-28-3 Dōgenzaka, Shibuya-ku has a beautiful setting with large windows and furniture designed as a family living room. The shop is home to 16 lovely cats and has its own manga drawing about their lives. They are bathed cleanly so that visitors can play with the cat.

30 minutes in company with the cats cost ¥1050 and includes a soft drink (hot or cold) and a biscuit.

best cat cafe in Tokyo

The cozy atmosphere in Hapi Neko

Address: 2-28-3 Dōgenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Phone: 03-3770-1328

Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 23:00

Website: hapineko.com

14. Neko JaLaLa Cat Cafe In Akihabara

This cat cafe boasts its exotic breeds like Main Coons and Abyssinians, which attracts a large number of cat lovers to the cafe. The shop is quite crowded, so you will spend a bit of time having to wait your turn, so the best way to come here is booking in advance.

Cat cafe in Tokyo

Address: 3-5-5 1F Sotokanda, Chiyoda, Tokyo

Phone: +81 3-3258-2525

Opening hours: 11:00~20:00

Website: nekojalala.com

15. Cat Café Cateriam In Shimokitazawa

The last cat cafe in Tokyo I want to mention in this list is Shimokitzawa’s Cat Café Cateriam. Cats are so healthy and famous that they have their own Twitter channel, DVD’s and other souvenir products.

Address: 2F Montblanc Building, 2-26-6 Shimokitazawa, Setagaya, Tokyo

Phone: +81 3-6457-6387

Opening hours: 10:00 ~ 22:00 

Website: catcafe.jp

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How Does A Cat Cafe Work?

Most cat cafes charge by the hour of time spent with the cats. Customers need to spend around 9 to 10 dollars/hour (or 1000 yen) to stay with cats. Sometimes the price includes drinks and food, which depends on the cafe shop you visit. After ordering all the things you need, it’s time to play with cats. There are two main activities people usually do in the Cat cafe shop: petting the cats and feeding them.

2. What About People That Are Allergic To Cats?

It is believed that people who have allergies with cats really understand their situations and know whether they should come to Cat cafe shop or not.

3. Don’t You Think The Cats Will Knock Over Everybody’s Beverages And Food?

Most cats in the cafe shop are quite friendly and guests who tend to approach the cats are aware of keeping their food and drinks in the right spot.

4. Why Are The Cats Sleeping Whenever I Come To The Cat Cafe?

Cats often sleep a lot, on average, they spend 15 hours sleeping every day and they are often active in the early morning or in the afternoon. So if you come to the cat cafe and see them sleeping, you can completely watch them sleep and feel the peace of the shop.

5. What do the Cats at the Cat Cafe eat?

Usually, cafe shops will have their own food for cats. If guests want to feed the cat, they can buy food right at the cafe shop. Cats tend to eat slowly and their food is quite healthy and balances, including wet food and dry food.

About Akira H

Akira Hiasa has been working in hospitality industry since 2003. In the past, he used to work as a tour guide and now he is running his business of supplying comfortable accommodations in Japan. Thanks to this experience and his passion for writing blog, the articles by him provides awesome tips and things to do when you are traveling in the country of cherry blossoms.