We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (219)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vintage shops”(15 reviews)
“laid back”(4 reviews)
“cat cafe”(4 reviews)
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Setagaya, Tokyo Prefecture
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Setagaya
from US$132.90
More Info
from US$21.30
More Info
from US$27.10
More Info
Reviews (423)
Filter reviews
138 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews vintage shops laid back cat cafe wander around shops and restaurants nice change cool shops nice area clothes stores cool place few hours the main street live here big city train station local train hipster
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 138 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just on the other side of the rails og Shimo-Kitazawa Station you’ll find a big area with second hand designer clothes and new original shoes and clothes. Prices below European level.

Thank NGDL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great vibe, total opposite of Shinjuku and Shibuya. Very laid back, super clean (like all of Tokyo). So many opp shops selling top quality vintage gear , some cheap , some not. It's so easy to get to from Shibuya, you'd be crazy to...More

Thank dennismel
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Shimo-Kitazawa is my new favorite place in Tokyo! Only a few stops from Shibuya/Shinjuku via train, Shimo-Kitazawa has a lot of vintage shops, some bargain shops, and eateries. It’s so relaxing to just walk around see what they have. Would definitely recommend others to go...More

Thank laurenfujii86
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Shimokitazawa is only 1 stop from Shibuya on the Express train but it has a very different vibe - small streets, low buildings, lots of individual businesses rather than chains so it's great to spend time wandering around. Loads of great restaurants, cafes and bars....More

3  Thank Tracey M
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We started our Japanese journey exploring this neighbourhood. It's so gentle and hipster. Lots of good coffee and tapioca drinks. The streets are lined with op shops, and other specialty boutiques, but beware, the prices are comparable to brand new. I love it though, stores...More

1  Thank Pepper W
Reviewed June 18, 2018

like alot of interesting places in Tokyo its close to a train station. has many good restaurants and interesting shops.

Thank Iain M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great place if you have the time to hunt for second hand vintage clothing, electronics and many more.

Thank ShiningSchnee
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about this little part of Tokyo! We randomly picked Shimokitazawa on Airbnb and we are so happy we did! Tokyo is crazy, fun, crowded, and overwhelming and it was so nice to come back to this laid back little...More

Thank mstash2018
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

A small area that’s easy accessible from Shibuya. Area has a lot of retro and second hand shops. Also a couple of cheap and good restaurants and trendy coffee shops.

Thank Christian P
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I was here in the evening time and it was a very exciting walk from the station through the main street. Lot of local people and tourists making it a bustling place walking past the many shops and (local) restaurants. Shimokitazawa is an area which...More

2  Thank olafoomes
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Hotel Bougainvillea Shinjuku
31 reviews
1.20 km away
Sakura Hotel Hatagaya
475 reviews
1.70 km away
Nishi Shinjuku Green Hotel
14 reviews
1.73 km away
the b tokyo sangenjaya
128 reviews
1.98 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,109 nearby restaurants
Ballond'Essai Latte & Art
9 reviews
.05 km away
Rainbow Kitchen Shimokitazawa
13 reviews
.04 km away
Baankirao Shimokitazawa
25 reviews
.01 km away
Tapas & Tapas Shimo Kitazawa North Entrance
10 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 325 nearby attractions
Antique Life Jin 2
.05 km away
Antique Life Jin
2 reviews
.06 km away
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Pia J
August 8, 2018|
Response from Iain M | Reviewed this property |
there is second hand clothing available any business day and several shops
Dawn Z
June 5, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from tetsuo t |
SHIMOKITAZAWA is not a restaurant name, but a name of the town in Setagaya city.
Google Translation