The Best 24-Hour Restaurants in Tokyo

Ichiran Ramen
Ichiran Ramen | © City Foodsters/Flickr
Alicia Joy

Tokyo Writer

Whether you missed the last train, have an early flight, or just feel like staying out really, really late, the doors of these top 24-hour restaurants in Tokyo will always be open to you.

1. Kameya

Restaurant, Japanese

Kameya is a small, no-nonsense soba noodle chain. It’s the perfect place to grab a healthy early morning breakfast or late-night snack. There are a few seats, but mostly it’s standing-room only.

2. Ichiran Ramen

Restaurant, Ramen

Ichiran in Osaka.
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Ichiran is a ramen chain with several locations operating 24 hours. With lots of customization options available, Ichiran is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.

3. Sushi Zanmai

Restaurant, Japanese, Sushi

Sushi Zanmai
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If you’re looking for something a little lighter, try Sushi Zanmai. They serve up inexpensive, high-quality sushi sets 24 hours a day.

4. Hyungboo

Restaurant, Korean

Hyungboo is a Korean restaurant situated near Akasaka Station. Decorated with posters and pictures of celebrities and pop idols, it’s a hit with young K-pop fans. Hyungboo has a full menu, featuring both domestic and Korean favorites.

5. Sagatani

Restaurant, Japanese

Sagatani is a casual soba restaurant offering their freshly-made buckwheat noodles for rock bottom prices. Conveniently located near Shibuya Station.

6. Chinese Cafe Eight

Restaurant, Chinese

Chinese Cafe Eight serves up Chinese food made by chefs from the mainland itself, including whole Peking duck for under 3000 yen (US$27). This location has become a favorite of Roppongi‘s late-night club-goers.

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