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Nov 26, 2008 05:24 PM

italian restaurant in tokyo (<7,500 yen/person) dinner

I will have a total of 5 adults and 16month old baby

I'm looking for a good Italian restaurant that is kid friendly (high-chair) for dinner.

Wine is not important, just food and maybe desserts if possible.

I searched italian restaurant under japan and was only able to find some of the high end ultra expensive restaurants..

if there was something around 5000yen / person...that would be awesome, but I'm willing to pay up to around 7500yen / person.

Location: preferably around shijinku/shibuya.... hopefully one that i don't need a reservation as this is very short notice. either tonight or tomorrow night.

Thank you so much in advance!

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  1. What about La Boheme - the original one on Omotesando, or one of the new outposts? (Disclaimer: I haven't been in Tokyo in ten years, but it was a great place back then for a fancy night out for penniless students; fun, tasty, entertaining, great atmosphere, good value. A quick google search suggests it's still the same. NB we didn't test it for kid-friendliness, but if it's the same vibe I remember, then littlies should be no problem - I'd eat on the early side, and call ahead to ask for a highchair).

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    1. re: purplerascal

      Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortuantely, one of the parties can not make dinner until after 7:30 pm due to work.

      I have a couple options here:

      1. Wolfgang Puck Cafe (shinjuku) not italian but has some italian fare, pizza
      2. Delizioso Firenze (
      )3. Trattoria Casa Vecchia (



      1. re: DessertWanderer

        You certainly could all go and eat at La Boheme after 7.30; I was just thinking of the 16 month olds I know :-)

        1. re: DessertWanderer

          La Boheme is very child-friendly, and well within your budget. I would opt for one of the other branches though - the original in Omotesando is getting rather long in the tooth. There's a nice big branch overlooking Shinjuku Gyoen, and an extra-fancy branch next to Seibu in Shibuya called La Boheme Qualita.

          By the way, there are no restaurants in Shibuya or Shinjuku worth going to where you can walk in with no reservation, with a party of six, at 7:30 on a Friday night, at the beginning of bonenkai season. And certainly not on the Friday after payday. Make a reservation.

          1. re: Robb S

            Thank you all for the help. I actually brought my MIL to the Wolfgang Puck Restaurant in Shinjuku and in the Lumine Est deparment store on the 7th floor there was another Italian Restaurant she was interested in so we made a reservation for tomorrow night.

            I think this is the restaurant:

            Link inside leads to:

            I'll let you know how it is.. not that pricey, prix fixe meals @ 2500 yen/person...