10 Best Cherry Blossom Viewing Restaurants in Tokyo

Best Restaurants in Tokyo for Cherry Blossom Viewing

Do you want enjoy dining with a view of cherry blossoms? How wonderful would it be if we could enjoy delicious food while watching beautiful cherry blossoms?? There are some restaurants in Tokyo where your dream can come true!

Check out the best cherry blossom viewing restaurants in Tokyo including Nakameguro, Yoyogi Park and more!

1. Hashidaya

Hashidaya (はし田屋) is an authentic Japanese restaurant specialized in chicken dishes including stone-baked and hot pot dishes. It’s located in Nakameguro area along Meguro River, which is a top cherry blossom viewing spot in Tokyo. There is a dining space upstairs and by the window is the best position to enjoy the cherry blossom view. The restaurant gets extremely busy during the peak season so make sure to book in advance!

Map: https://goo.gl/aLf8vM

Access: 4 mins walk from Nakameguro Station

Hours:18:00-3:00 am (Monday to Friday)/ 16:00-3:00 am (Weekend and Holiday)

Budget: 5,000 yen~

Genre: Japanese, Chicken dish

Official website: http://www.hashidaya.com/nakameguro/index.html (Japanese)

2. ALOHA TABLE nakameguro

A casual Hawaiian cafe&diner ALOHA TABLE nakameguro (アロハテーブル 中目黒) is located along Meguro River, and their spacious terrace is the best spot to enjoy cherry blossoms right in front with delicious Hawaiian dishes.

Map: https://goo.gl/YhKBsK

Access: a short walk from Nakameguro Station

Hours: 11:30-23:30 (Monday to Saturday)/ 11:00-23:00 (Sunday and Holiday)

Budget: Lunch 1,000 yen~/Dinner 3,000 yen~

Genre: Hawaiian

Official website: http://nakameguro.alohatable.com/

3. HUIT nakameguro

A stylish bistro cafe, HUIT nakameguro (ユイット 中目黒) is located along Meguro River. The cherry trees planted in front of the store is Yaezakura, which blooms about 2 weeks later than ordinary cherry blossoms. Avoid the peak time of cherry blossom viewing and enjoy delicious western style dishes and a wide selection of wine can be enjoy at HUIT!

Map: https://goo.gl/kPFVjt

Access: 4 mins walk from Nakameguro Station

Hours: 11:45-24:00 (Monday to Saturday)/11:45-22:00 (Sunday and Holiday)

Budget: Lunch 1,000 yen~/Dinner 3,000 yen~

Genre: Cafe, Western

Official Website: http://east-meets-west.jp/shopinfo/huit-nakameguro/

4. Ostu

Ostu (オストゥ) offers an authentic Italian food specialised in the Provincial cuisine from Piemonte by the experienced chef. The restaurant is located outside of Yoyogi Park, which is one of most popular cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo, and the charming cherry blossoms can be glanced from the dining space of Ostu during the season.

Map: https://goo.gl/6vSvNb

Access: 2 mins walk from Yoyogi Koen Station

Hours: 18:00-23:00 (Tuesday to Friday)/ Lunch 12:00-14:30, Dinner 18:00-21:00 (Monday, Weekend and Holiday)

Closed: Wednesday

Budget: Lunch 4,000 yen~/Dinner 8,000 yen~

Genre: Italian, Piemonte cuisine

Official website: http://www.ostu.jp/

5. Canal Cafe

Canal Cafe (カナルカフェ) is a casual Italian restaurant/cafe located along the canal in Kagurazaka area. The restaurant offers a variety of Italian dishes at spacious eating space including a dining and a deck both are suitable for cherry blossom viewing. During the peak season, special cherry blossom menu is available for lunch and dinner. Boat ride is also available on the canal right in front of the restaurant.

Map: https://goo.gl/KMBMVW

Access: short walk from Iidabashi Station

Hours: 11:30-23:00

Budget: Lunch 1,000 yen /Dinner 3,000 yen~

Genre: Cafe, Western, Italian

Official Website: http://www.canalcafe.jp/

6. Sublime Kichijoji Inokashira Park

Inokashira Park is one of Tokyo’s top cherry blossom viewing spots , and becoming a popular tourist attraction itself by the trendy neighbourhood and the plentiful nature. Sublime (サブライム) is an Izakaya style restaurant (Japanese gastropub) located inside the park, serving delicious and creative Japanese dishes at the dining space with a huge windows which offer a great view of cherry blossoms.

Map: https://goo.gl/B7GEce

Access: 3 mins walk from Kichijoji Station

Hours: Lunch 11:30-15:00, Dinner 17:00-22:00 (Weekdays)/ 11:30-22:00 (Weekend and Holiday)

Budget: Lunch 1,000 yen~/Dinner 3,000 yen~

Genre: Japanese, Izakaya

Official Website: https://b808504.gorp.jp/

7. Nirvana New York

Tokyo Midtown is a complex building site located in Roppongi area. Their cherry blossom lined street is one of best viewing spots in Tokyo, and several restaurants are located along. Nirvana New York (ニルヴァーナ ニューヨーク) is a New York born Indian restaurant, offering authentic spicy Indian cuisine in modern fine dining style. Their terrace seats are the best cherry blossom viewing spots, both at day and night.

Map: https://goo.gl/AhmR2n

Access: 5 mins walk from Roppongi Station

Hours: Lunch 11:00-14:30, Dinner 17:00-22:00 (Weekdays)/ Lunch 11:00-15:00, Dinner 17:00-22:00 (Weekend and Holiday)

Budget: Lunch 2,000 yen~/Dinner 5,000 yen~

Genre: Indian

Official Website: http://www.nirvana-newyork.jp/

8. Pizzeria-Trattoria Napule

Another entry from Tokyo Midtown, the authentic Italian Pizza restaurant, Pizzeria-Trattoria Napule (ピッツェリア・トラットリア ナプレ) also offers a delicious food including top-notch authentic Neapolitan pizza, with the best view of cherry blossoms as it’s located along the street where cherry blossoms line. The view can be enjoyed at lunch time or it’s even better at night as trees are illuminated in pink colour.

Map: https://goo.gl/S91DDH

Access: short walk from Roppongi Station

Hours: Lunch 11:00-14:30/Dinner 17:30-22:00

Budget: Lunch 2,000 yen~/Dinner 5,000 yen~

Genre: Italian, Pizzeria

Official Website:http://napule-pizza.com/midtown/

9. Izuei Umegawa Tei

Izuei is a long-established Japanese restaurant serving high-quality grilled eel dishes since Edo Period. One of Izuei’s branches, Unagi Kappo Izuei Umegawa Tei (鰻割烹 伊豆栄 梅川亭) is located at Ueno Park and surrounded by rich nature including cherry trees. It’s a perfect place to enjoy cherry blossoms in traditional way, at historical Japanese building and the authentic dish.

Map: https://goo.gl/tLxa1A

Access: 5 mins walk from Ueno Park

Hours: Lunch 11:00-15:00, Dinner 17:00-22:00 (Weekday)/11:00-22:00 (Weekend)

Budget: 3,000 yen~

Genre: Japanese, Eel

Official Website: http://www.izuei.co.jp/en/

10. Inshotei

A short walk away from Izuei, there is another traditional Japanese restaurant, Inshotei (韻松亭), a long-established restaurant with a 140-year history. It’s located inside Ueno Park, one of the most popular cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo. The authentic Kaiseki meals, traditional Japanese multi-course cuisine can be indulged in a historic Japanese style dining space. The building is surrounded by the serine nature that changes its scenery by season. Beautiful cherry blossoms flourish around the restaurant during spring.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/tHhnm7FAd5MHoF4i8

Access: 3 mins walk from Ueno Park

Hours: Lunch 11:00-15:00, Dinner 17:00-23:00 (-22:00 on weekend and holiday)

Budget: 3,000 yen~

Genre: Japanese, Kaiseki

Official Website: https://www.innsyoutei.jp/en/

If you fancy to visit any of these restaurant this spring for cherry blossom viewing, make sure to make a reservation in advance as they are all tend to be packed during the peak season!

For more information about cherry blossoms and things to do in Tokyo, please check out listed articles, too!

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