5 Best Maid Cafes in Akihabara, Tokyo
Maid Cafe in Akihabara: Find Tokyo’s best maid cafe in the home to otaku culture!
Themed cafes/restaurants are one of the most unique and notable things about modern Japanese culture. Various themed cafes are available today such as character cafes, animal cafes and maid cafes.
If you are going to Akihabara, Tokyo, it’s worth visiting one of the most unique places on earth, “Maid Cafe”. Maid Cafe takes a huge part of Japanese Otaku culture and one of the most iconic things in the area. Guests are served by waitresses dressed in maid uniforms, and can enjoy spending a quality time with them while having food and drinks.
Here are top 5 Maid Cafes in Tokyo Akihabara which you will surely die by “moe” after visiting!
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Maidreamin (めいどりーみん) is one of the most popular maid cafes in Japan which has numbers of stores across the country including 7 in Akihabara area. Maidreamin is known for its entertaining and lively atmosphere, and it’s even popular among families and couples. The menu offers a wide variety of dishes, drinks and desserts which are decorated with cute and adorable patterns such as animal par fait, omelette rice with drawing and alcohol beverages.
2. @home cafe
@home cafe (＠ほぉ～むカフェ) is the famous “moe” maid cafe in Japan. Starting from “Welcome home, my master!”, be treated by the extremely cute and moe service. Their significant dish on the menu is the omelette rice which includes the maid writing on your food with ketchup. There is also a live show by cute maids singing and dancing. There are currently three shops in Japan (two in Akihabara and one in Osaka).
Official Website: http://www.cafe-athome.com/en/
3. Akiba Zettai Ryoiki
Akiba Zettai Ryoiki (アキバ絶対領域) is a maid cafe that combines unique cultures of Akihabara and Kawaii. The unique meaning of Zettai Ryoiki is “God’s absolute area” where cats that wish to repay human kindness serve guests in human form. Therefore, all maids in the cafe wear cat ears. Currently, there are four stores with different themes all located in Akihabara area.
Official Website: https://akibazettai.com/english/
4. Magical Lollipop
Magical Lollipop (マジカルロリポップ) is a maid cafe in Akihabara with the concept of “Magical girl” as the maids are dressed in the original costumes as magical girls. The cafe is designed to be “Yume Kawaii” which is a cute and dreamy fashion referring to pastel colour, fairytale and fantasy things. The cafe offers drinks, omurice with drawing and original cocktails as well as cheki (polaroid) with your favourite maid.
Official Website: https://www.akiba-maidcafe.co.jp/magical-lollipop/
5. Cure Maid Cafe
The first maid cafe ever opened in Akihabara in 2001, Cure Maid Cafe (キュアメイドカフェ) has less moe/cute vibe but more sophisticated and elegant atmosphere with the Victorian style theme and maids dressing in classic black and white costumes. Cure Maid Cafe serves excellent tea and the cafe is certificated by Japanese Tea Association. On Saturday evening, live concert of instruments is held and customers can relax with delightful food, tea and music.
Official Website: http://www.curemaid.jp/
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Akihabara has many more attractions beside maid cafes, and you can easily spend a whole day playing and shopping there. Let me introduce the Akihabara area guide and more interesting things to do!
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