Rabbits, dogs, reptiles

 
 
Dog cafes
Dog Heart from Aquamarine - Animal cafe: Tokyo Yoyogi-Koen
Sixteen playful pups keep things lively at this unusual dog cafe
A pack of happy, tail-wagging pups greeted us in boisterous fashion upon our arrival at Dog Heart, letting us know that...
Hogoken Cafe - Animal cafe: Tokyo Hachioji
Located on the second floor of a church in suburban Hachioji, this is the first Tokyo branch of the Osaka-based group...
Hogoken Cafe - Animal cafe: Chiba
Located at the entrance to the MOFF Animal World petting zoo is a branch of the Hogoken chain of rescue dog cafes. ...
Nasu Animal Kingdom - Animal park: Nasu, Tochigi
Despite all the exotic animals, the dog zone here is one of the most popular attractions
Located in the hot-springs resort area of Nasu in Tochigi Prefecture, this well-run animal park is a fun place to spend...
Dog Tail - Animal cafe: Osaka Dotonbori
You'll feel like a star when you arrive at Dog Tail, as a whole pack of small dogs greets you noisily and accompanies...
 
 
Reptile and multi-species cafes
Moff Animal Cafe - Animal cafe: Tsukuba
Although it's not as large as sister shop Moff Animal World in Chiba, this laid-back multi-species animal cafe may be...
Ricky - Animal cafe: Sendai
Ducks, hedgehogs, parrots and rabbits join the resident owls at this multi-species cafe
Open since April 2016, this multi-species animal cafe specializes in owls but offers a number of other friendly small...
Rock Star - Animal cafe: Osaka Namba
Rockstar is quite informal - after taking our coffee order, our waiter simply handed us a large iguana to hang out with...
Tokyo Snake Center - Animal cafe: Tokyo Harajuku
You can get a milk snake to go with your iced coffee and cake at Tokyo Snake Center, a new animal cafe in the young...
Cafe Little Zoo - Animal cafe: Chiba
Snakes and lizards keep the owls company at this suburban hangout
Located deep in suburban Chiba, Little Zoo has the feel of a neighborhood hangout frequented by a crowd of regulars....
Yokohama Subtropical Teahouse - Animal cafe: Yokohama Kannai
Box turtles, lizards and Chinese teas in Yokohama Chinatown
Lizards, tortoises, snakes and other reptiles - plus the odd amphibian - are the main attraction at this charming...
Hari du Ange - Animal cafe: Osaka Juso
One of the least fancy animal cafes we've ever been to, Hari du Ange is basically just a pet shop run by hedgehog...
 
Rabbit cafes - top picks
Mimi - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Ikebukuro
Meet the friendliest rabbits in Tokyo and enjoy a big selection of herbal teas
Mimi has some of the friendliest and most relaxed rabbits we've encountered in Tokyo - we were impressed with how well...
Usayu - Rabbit cafe: Osaka Ibaraki City
A sprawling cafe with separate play areas for all nine rabbits
Much more comfortable and spacious than other rabbit cafes we've been to, this charming suburban shop is spread out...
Ohisama - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Shimo-Kitazawa
Tokyo's most spacious rabbit cafe; they also serve dinner
More spacious than the average rabbit cafe, Ohisama is divided into a glassed-in play area, where you can feed and pet...
Moff Rell - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Akihabara
Complimentary rabbit treats help you make friends
The rabbits seem friendlier and more outgoing than average at this small cafe. Perhaps it's a result of the cafe's...
 
Rabbit cafes - recommended
Usagito Cafe - Rabbit cafe: Nagoya
While the cafe component of many rabbit cafes can be rudimentary at best, Usagito devotes quite a bit of space to their...
Ra.a.g.f - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Harajuku
Visitors are encouraged to pet, play with and feed the dozen or so rabbits "on staff" at this small backstreet cafe. ...
Floche - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Yotsuya
[Update: Floche is now open only on weekends and holidays.] Basically a rabbit pet shop and pet hotel, Floche has set...
Usagi no Ehon - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Shimo-Kitazawa
Even among Tokyo's animal cafes, Usagi no Ehon (Rabbit Picturebook) pushes the twee end of the scale, with dozens of...
Ra.a.g.f - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Jiyugaoka
Two dozen bunnies to feed and pet at this relaxed neighborhood cafe
The larger of the two branches of this popular rabbit cafe, Ra.a.g.f Jiyugaoka has around two dozen rabbits of various...
 
More rabbit cafe listings
Ashiya Get - Rabbit cafe: Kobe Sumiyoshi
This two-story rabbit cafe offers a number of pricing options - you can play with the rabbits in the second-floor...
Usabibi - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Ikebukuro
As far as rabbit cafes go, Usabibi is pretty basic - it's just a small room with some rabbits (thirteen in all), a...
Cafe Mignon - Rabbit cafe: Tokyo Kichijoji
Although there's a tiny rabbit playroom where you can feed the handful of resident rabbits for an extra fee, Cafe...