Tokyo Day 6 – Tsukiji Fish Market and Alice in Wonderland Fantasy Restaurant

This is a continuation of the Japan Trip Report. You can read more here:
Booking Lufthansa First Class Using United Miles
Lufthansa First Class Denver to Frankfurt
Lufthansa First Class Terminal Frankfurt
Lufthansa First Class Frankfurt to Osaka
Japan Day 1: Nijo Castle and Kinkaku-ji
Westin Osaka Review

Japan Day 2 (Part 1) – Fushimi Inari and Nara
Japan Day 2 (Part 2) – Bullet Train/Nabana no Sato Illumination
Conrad Tokyo Review
Tokyo Day 1 – Tokyo Free Guide, Geisha Show and Meiji Shrine
Tokyo Day 2 – Imperial Palace Bike Ride, Yoyogi Park, Harajuku, Cat Cafe!
Tokyo Day 3 – Odaiba, Toyota Mega Web Showroom and Akihabara
Tokyo Day 4 – Day Trip to Hakone and Lake Ashinoko
Tokyo Day 5 – Ueno Zoo and  Akihabara

On day 6 in Tokyo we moved from the Conrad to the Park Hyatt Tokyo. Since the Conrad Tokyo was located close to the Tsukiji Fish Market (at least when we were there – I believe it moved shortly after). Probably not applicable with the new location, but we had a little trouble actually finding where to enter the fish market. We finally asked a guard who was able to direct us. When we arrived we found signs warning visitors…

Tourist Warnings at Tsukiji Fish Market

Tourist Warnings at Tsukiji Fish Market

We tried to be very respectful and not get in anyone’s way and found it was very intimidating. We went later in the morning – the auctions are very early in the morning, but we chose to go later and just look around. It looked like many of the vendors were finishing up. The aisle ways were very narrow, so we spent a large portion of our time just trying to stay out of people’s way as carts whizzed past.

Tsukiji Fish Market

Tsukiji Fish Market

There were some incredible fish and sea creatures as we walked around. It was really neat to see. And while we were a little sad we missed the auctions – as crazy as it was as things were shutting down I have to imagine it was even more intense when it was crowded!

Sights of the Fish Market

Sights of the Fish Market

We enjoyed walking around, but it was slightly stressful trying so hard not to interfere in such a busy place.

Tsukiji Fish Market

Tsukiji Fish Market

After the fish market, we headed back to check out of the Conrad and head over to the Park Hyatt Tokyo. We found an interesting restaurant while exploring the areas around the Park Hyatt Tokyo that night. It was an Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant (Alice’s Fantasy Dining).

We were getting pretty hungry when we came across an interesting door…

Alice Restaurant Tokyo

Alice Restaurant Tokyo

I’m a sucker for cute things and the food on display was very cute. The entrance was also very cool, so we decided to give it a try!

Restaurant Entrance

Restaurant Entrance

Even the booths were themed.

Booths in Tokyo's Alice in Wonderland Restaurant

Booths in Tokyo’s Alice in Wonderland Themed Restaurant

The entire menu was themed as well, and the waitresses were all dressed like Alice.

Alice in Wonderland Menu

Alice’s Fantasy Dining Menu

Our waitress was one of our favorites in all of Tokyo. She was very friendly and seemed to want to practice English (although she didn’t need to!). She mentioned she was planning a trip to Orlando this year. We had heard of various flavor Kit Kats before coming to Tokyo and weren’t sure where to find them. We came across Strawberry Cheesecake Kit Kats on our day trip to Hakone and Green Tea flavor one other time, but wanted to know where we could buy some. She recommended we check Don Quijote in Shinjuku. Turns out they didn’t have them. (Turns out they are regional and we were able to buy many flavors at the airport). But while she was trying to give us directions, she actually followed us up 3 flights of stairs out on to the street in order to point us the right way. She was incredibly friendly.

I ordered the naan pizza. It was pretty good. The food was somewhat expensive for what it was, so it was definitely paying for the theme/atmosphere. We enjoyed it anyways.

Naan Pizza

Naan Pizza

I’d recommend the restaurant if you’re looking for something fun and different. Stay tuned for the Park Hyatt Tokyo review coming soon!


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