Opening Hours in Akihabara – From Restaurants and Maid Cafes to Tourist Information Centers

 

 

There are a lot of exciting stores in Akihabara that attract hundreds of tourists every day. Most of them come without considering opening hours which can significantly vary from store to store.

This article is about popular shops and restaurants with an emphasis on their opening hours to help you grasp what is the best time to visit the otaku town.

 

Average opening hours

Most stores in Akihabara open at 10:00 or 11:00 AM. Bars and izakaya restaurants have different hours on weekdays and weekends. On weekdays they usually open around 4 to 5 PM, while they are also open during lunch hours on weekends.

 

Opening hours of popular stores

 

Large electronics chains and shopping complexes

 

Yodobashi Camera Akiba

 

 

 

Address:

1-1, Kandahanaokacho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0028, Japan

Google Maps:

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Connected to Akihabara station with an underground passageway accessible from 5 different lines

  • JR Yamanote・Sobu・Keihin Tohoku Line
  • Tsukuba Express Line
  • Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

Business hours:

  • B1F・7F(area with small shops)  9:30~22:00
  • 1F~6F Yodobashi Camera  9:30~22:00
  • 7F (area with small shops)  9:30~22:00
  • 8F restaurants  11:00~23:00

Official site:

http://www.yodobashi-akiba.com/information/index.html

 

 

Akihabara Radio Kaikan

 

 

Address:

1-15-16, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Just outside JR Akihabara – Electric Town exit

  • 10 minutes from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Suehirocho Station - exits 1・3
  • Five minutes from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Akihabara Station – exits 2・3 
  • Three minutes from Tsukuba Express Akihabara Station – exit A1

Business hours:

10:00-20:00

Official site:

http://www.akihabara-radiokaikan.co.jp/

 

 

Onoden Main Store

 

 

Address:

1-2-7, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours:

10:00~20:00

Official site:

http://www.onoden.co.jp/oos/

 

 

Hobby Shops

 

KOTOBUKIYA

 

 

Access:

Okasima Bldg., 1-8-8, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours:

10:00~20:00

Official site:

https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/store/akiba/

 

 

Volks Akihabara Hobby Paradise

 

 

Adress:

1-15-4, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours: 

平日: 11:00~20:00

休日: 10:00~20:00

Official site:

http://volks.co.jp

 

 

Restaurants

 

Kizuna Sushi

 

 

Address:

1-15-18, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours:

11:00~29:00

Official site:

https://www.sfpdining.jp/brand/kizunasushi/

 

 

Yaro Ramen Akihabara

 

 

Address:

3-2-11, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours:

Monday〜Saturday:11:00~22:30

Sundays: 11:00~22:00

Official site:

http://www.yaroramen.com/

 

 

Maid Cafés

 

Maidrimin Main Store

 

 

Address:

Sumiyosi Bldg.,6F, 3-16-17, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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  • Five minutes from JR Akihabara station
  • One minute from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Suehirocho station

Business hours:

  • Monday~Friday: 11:30~23:00
  • Weekends・Holidays: 10:30~23:00

Official site:

https://maidreamin.com/shop/detail.html?id=1

 

 

Pinafore Labyrinth

 

Address:

Koguresuehiro Bldg., 2F, 3-15-6, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours:

  • Monday~Friday: 12:00 PM~5:00 AM
  • Weekends: 12:00 PM~5:00 AM

Official site:

https://pinafore.jp

 

 

Tourist information centers

 

Akiba Info

 

 

Address:

AkihabaraUDX, 2F, 4-14-1, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

  • Three minutes from JR Akihabara Station Electric Town exit
  • Five minutes from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Akihabara station exit 2

Business hours:

11:00~17:30

Days-off: Mondays / End of the year

Official site:

http://www.akiba-information.jp/

 

 

Akihabara tourist information center

 

 

Address:

Chomp Chomp Akihabara1F, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

Google Maps:

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Business hours:

12:00-17:00

Official site:

https://tic.jnto.go.jp/detail.php?id=1073