Shimokitazawa Tag Cafe

Tage Cafe Interior
Photo by Gregory Lane
Review: Guide to Free Wifi Cafes in Tokyo
Address: 2 Chome-12-10 Kitazawa, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan [map]
Phone: 03-6450-7253 03-6450-7253
Access: 139 m from Shimokitazawa Station Odakyu Odawara Line (OH7)Keio Inokashira Line (IN5)
0.5 km from Ikenoue Station Keio Inokashira Line (IN4)
0.6 km from Shin-daita Station Keio Inokashira Line (IN6)
Hours: 12pm until 12am
Smoking: No allowance for non-smokers

Tag Cafe is a remote worker friendly cafe with free wifi and lots of places to plug-in/charge your laptop and devices.

They have a range of espresso based drinks priced from ¥500 to ¥650. Lunch sets are available from ¥780 to ¥980. There is also an all-day “deli” option of small dishes like deep fried gnocchi, chicken karaage and sauteed swordfish all available for ¥610.

Fried Gnocchi
Photo by Gregory Lane

If following Google Maps, don’t trust the last directions that send you through the middle of a bank. From the East Exit of the station, head South and turn left at the Seven-11 and then take the first right. Tag Cafe is about 50 meters down the narrow lane, to the left on the 2nd floor.

Photo by Gregory Lane

Sadly the cafe is not smoke-free. Although most patrons refrain, it just takes one to stink the place out.

Like much of Shimokitazawa, Tag Cafe is not open in the morning.

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