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Cat Cafe Calico Shinjuku

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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A Chill place for Cat Lovers

A must-do thing for the Cat Lovers in Tokyo. This one is the largest cat cafe in Tokyo, with over... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
Hong Kong, China
via mobile

Okay, the assistants of the cats were attentive to them at all times, the cats are free to do what... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2019
via mobile
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  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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1-16-2 Kabukicho | Fuji Bldg.6F, Shinjuku 3 Chome, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cats didnt want to play and looked sleepy. It felt like a library where you can sit calmly and read books with cats in the same room. I felt depressed after my visit and I felt sorry for the poor cats.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not what I expected. The cats were old, grumpy and didn’t want to be petted unless you fed them. One cat vomited, and no one cleaned up. The place was on the sixth floor and dull and I couldn’t stay the full half...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place made me sad. The cats seem to the unhappy and and apathetic , a few of them are very skinny . It felt like these cats never get exposed to the sun or fresh air even through a window. There were few of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 68andreiar
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

A must-do thing for the Cat Lovers in Tokyo. This one is the largest cat cafe in Tokyo, with over 50 cats. Fee is 1,000Yen for the first hour per person, a fair price. You can order a drink there and hang out with friends...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Okay, the assistants of the cats were attentive to them at all times, the cats are free to do what they want, most were asleep or quiet.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank olaiav2019
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Cat Cafe is a unique product for those who live in Tokyo with small apartment and working long hours and could not have their own pets. This one is located in a busy street in Shinjuku, opens 365 days a week. Cost is quite reasonable,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank GreenLV
Reviewed December 30, 2018

My daughter had been missing her cat from home and thought this might help ... but these cats are being petted all day and are obviously over it - they looked bored with so many people and even irritated (tail wagging or ears back) when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank faysie2015
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Not somewhere I thought I'd end up, but my girlfriend convinced me to go and I really enjoyed my hour there playing with cats. About 1000 yen for an hours an extra 300 for some cat treats (didn't last long though). Two floors with plenty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank deanjohnl
Reviewed December 2, 2018

I'm allergic to cats, but I lasted an hour of watching these cats roam about. The place was as clean as could be expected with a lot of cats around. Don't leave your drink down unless you want to chance that one of these cats...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Travlholic
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I have no interest in cats whatsoever but my wife loves them. This was frustratingly (!) her favourite place in all of Tokyo - if not the whole of Japan! Sarcasm aside, it is a fascinating idea and does seem to completely de-stress everyone. Once...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank wbatesy
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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March 19, 2019|
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Response from wbatesy | Reviewed this property |
Not necessarily though I think there are peak times - for example, when we were leaving there was a bit of a queue and one couple were turned away due to there being too many waiting.
Madeleine S
January 5, 2019|
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Response from wbatesy | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t; we just turned up. It can get busy though. A couple after us were told they’d have to wait for half an hour.
March 15, 2018|
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Response from 102leom | Reviewed this property |
No, at all...