Hawaiian-themed, Japanese menu only. Has tofu-chicken, curry, brown rice, tea selection. Uses mostly organic produce. A 10-minute walk from Sangenjaya station or Ikejiri-Ohashi station. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan, Japanese, Hawaiian, Organic, Macrobiotic, Beer/Wine, Take-out
1-11-1 Ikejiri, Setagaya-ku, Sangenjaya
Tokyo, Japan
03-3795-6060

Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm, 6-11pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am-11pm.

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First Review by JesseD
xFelix
xFelix
  • vegan
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+16

my absolute favorite place in Tokyo

5 Posted on 07 / 27 / 2014

Very charming staff (a couple I think). Service is quick, quality is splendid, wide range of dishes (English & Japanese menu). Many items are organic. The Hawaiian atmosphere is relaxing. Go check it out yourself. You probably won't be disappointed.

Pros: see description
Cons: none
geoffmatters
geoffmatters
  • vegetarian
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+13

Surfs Up

5 Posted on 05 / 13 / 2014

Fantastic little place, surprisingly accessible just a short distance from Shibuya (either two stations followed by a bit of walking, or take the bus which stops just down the street from the restaurant)

A lot of the vegan restaurants in Japan have small menus, with only a few sets or a la carte options available, so it was a joy to flip through the extensive, 100%-vegan menu offered here. Everything is fully translated into English, including descriptions of the dishes, so you will have no problem finding something just to your taste. The available dishes are an international mashup, including a variety of Hawaiian-inspired dishes, but everything with a slightly Japanese sensibility. Definitely the antidote if you're feeling a little tired of the macrobiotic-style cafes that seem to dominate the veggie scene in Tokyo. Appetizers, pastas, sautes, salad/rice bowls and more are available, chock-full of seasonal vegetables and/or faux meats as suits your mood. I bounce back and forth between the healthy options (vegetable soups, smoothies) and the guilty pleasure of devouring a plate of slightly-spicy chicken kareage.

Despite describing themselves somewhere as "vegan junk food" the menu makes clear that whether you are enjoying a salad or fried foods, they use salt and oils minimally and steer clear of white sugar and the like. Not that you'd know it from their dessert selection, which includes a vegan (of course) rum raisin ice cream.

Definitely worth the small detour to get there!

Pros: Delicious, Extensive Menu, Friendly
Cons: Slightly out of the way
Betterthanmeat
Betterthanmeat
  • mostly-vegetarian
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+9

Amazing food, drinks, selection and service.

5 Posted on 06 / 24 / 2013

Found this place on Happy Cow, so glad I did.
So far it's the best food I've had this trip.
They have a full English menu now, and the couple that owns the place will gladly chat with you and are very friendly and welcoming.
They do take away as well which is nice since there is a beautiful park just around the block.
Amazing drink selection, alcohol, and pages of vegan food and snacks(Pretty sure it's all vegan). They even have vegan animal snacks and animals are allowed.
I'm not totally sure of the hours, but even during Golden Week they are open at least until 21:00. They are usually closed from 15:30 to 17:30.
Quality and variety of the food is great as well.
Very good vibe there also, fun decorations.
They have a good selection of pamphlets for local events for vegans.
Updated from previous review on Tuesday April 30, 2013

Pros: Tasty, Good Value, Friendly

JesseD
JesseD
  • vegan
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+208

Great Little Hawaiian Cafe

4 Posted on 10 / 23 / 2012

This place is a little gem in southern Tokyo. The food was delicious (particularly the entrees) and the owner (I think) was very friendly and welcoming. She had translated about half of the menu into English (so it will probably be all translated by the time you read this), and she patiently translated and explained the other half to us. The Hawaiian themed interior is simple and pleasant, making this place a good choice for enjoying a meal in Tokyo. It's quite a small place so it's probably worth booking ahead.

Pros: good food, well priced, friendly staff

 

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