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Be it on a warm and sunny spring day or on a balmy summer night, outdoor dining is one of the very best ways to enjoy Tokyo. But as every city resident knows, not all terraces are created equal. To make sure you don't squander your special moment languishing in a cramped courtyard or taking in a view of the traffic, we've picked out the city's very best al fresco cafés, restaurants and bars, from fancy dinner spots to waterfront hangouts. Try them all this summer, and make sure to also check out our pick of Tokyo's best bars with a view. However, if you prefer to stay shaded away from the sun, take your pick from these top indoor activities in the city.
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