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2016 May 23rd updated
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CAFE in Asakusa
Abacaxi Cafe
Located in middle of nowhere (hidden place) in back street, with facing nice small local park. Traveller friendly cafe with lots of Lonely Planet guide books. Non smoking, free WiFi.
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Cafe, Lunch, Bar
Place for expressing inner child of world-wide-artists. Back side of their cafe/bar has Kura built in 1868, half survived well through WW2 bombing. Wonderful place to be after Asakusa sightseeing.
Address : Kaminarimon 2-19-18, Edo dori ave.
February Cafe
Breakfast, Cafe, Lunch
Opens everyday from 08:00AM - 08:00PM with only 10 seats. Relax and comfort with aroma. Ginger Ale is excellent, too. La Marzocco from Italia has good blend with Kaminarimon Asakusa. Just off main street of Kokusai dori avenue, crossing away from Tokyo Ryokan towards Skytree direction. Found 7-eleven? You are not far. Free WiFi .
Address : Kaminarimon 1-7-8, between Kokusai dori 7eleven and the school
Kappabashi Coffee
Breakfast, Cafe, Lunch
Architect cafe along the kitchenware street, Kappabashi. Non-smoking area has wooden "irori" dining table. 2nd floor has interior design shop called soi. Has such great deal on morning set menu. A few minutes happy walk from Tokyo Ryokan.
Address : Nishi-Asakusa 3-25-11, Kappabashi dori ave.
Cafe Meursault
Located along Sumida River, good view on the terrace both 2nd floor and 3rd floor. Very good sweets!
AkaneSaryo at Rox3G
Japanese sweets with Matcha, UjiKintoki, Shiratama, Zensai and more. All seats non smoking. Very relaxed cafe nearby Jakotsuyu hotspring onsen.
Miharashi Cafe on top floor of Asakusa Bunka Kankou Center
Cafe, Lunch, Dinner, Observation Deck
Architect must please see this building. Located right in opposite of Kaminarimon Gate (of Sensouji Temple). The Japanese modern style tower has not only cafe and lunch but also all-about information with great terrace view of Tokyo Skytree. 2nd floor has
free WiFi. 1st floor has money exchange. It is 8 floored but equivalent to 13 - 14 floored apartment building height.
Address : Kaminarimon 2-18-9, Kaminarimon dori ave.
Nana's Green Tea
Cafe, Lunch, Sweets
All about green tea including Green Latte, Uji-cha, Matcha, Kuki-cha, Hoji-cha, Genmai-cha, also Udon and Rice Bowl and more.

Address : 2nd floor of Marui Department Store, Ueno 6-15-1
Sekai Cafe
Cafe, Lunch, Dinner
World traveller must visit place. Halal, Vegan, all welcome with free WiFi.

Address : Asakusa 1-18-8
Cafe, Bar, Cigar, Sweets
Place for local relaxation right in front of small comfortable sized park. Best season for all year around, of fourse especially cherry blossom season, the petal will fall into your glass or cup, how nice to be, just 2 - 3 minutes walk from Tokyo Ryokan.
Address : Matsugaya 1-11-3, next to Matsuba Park.
Kappabashi Bar, Bar de Espana
Cafe, Lunch, Dinner, Bar
Good tapas and good coffee. Spanish restrante opens in 2014. Too much rice already? something western you are craving for? This is the place away home. A few minutes happy walk from Tokyo Ryokan, much near compare to Kappabashi Coffee.
Address : Matsugaya 2-25-5, just one step off to west from Kappabashi dori ave.
Cafe (14:00 - 18:00) and Bar (21:00 - 01:00AM)
Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Good coffee taste like - this is the end of life with such aroma and ambience. Low keyed, hidden place, very difficult to find, but good omen will surely bring you there while you are walking Kappabashi dori avenue. The best black beer of Japan cannot be missed. What a wonderful life with Jazz and Coffee. Japanistas Review at this page.
Address : Nishi-Asakusa 2-4-5 (Tokyo Ryokan is 2-4-8)
Cafe and Ice Cream
Architect designed coffee shop, produced by Sturdy Style (one of the biggest pre-cut factory for wooden house in Japan), very tranquil atmosphere, along Kapabashi street. On the way towards Kappabashi Coffee Shop from Tokyo Ryokan, but the other side of the street (yes Ueno side, not Asakusa side).
Address : Matsugaya 3-1-12
Anmitsu, Sweets, Green Tea, Lunch
Maccha (green tea), black bean, red bean, anmitsu, Japanese style sweets shop. Take-out available. Opens 11:30 - 18:30.
Address : Nishi-Asakusa 2-4-1, Kikusui dori ave. (Tokyo Ryokan is 2-4-8)
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