Ebisu (恵比寿, archaically also Yebisu) is a district of Tokyo, Japan.

Get in

Ebisu is a station on the JR Yamanote line, one stop south of Shibuya. The Metro Hibiya subway line from Roppongi also stops in Ebisu. The Saikyo line and the Shonan-Shinjuku Line also stop in JR Ebisu station.

Get around

Ebisu is compact enough to cover on foot. A convenient moving walkway connects to the popular Ebisu Garden Place. Daikanyama, Nakameguro, Hiroo and Shibuya are close to Ebisu. You can walk to those places easily.


The neighborhood immediately outside of the metro station has dozens of restaurants and several fun bars. Ebisu offers nightlife without the sleaziness of Shinjuku or Roppongi. Another attraction is the Yebisu Garden Place, a new "city in a city" developed on the site of a former brewery. Access is via the JR station's Garden Place exit, which leads to a moving walkway leading into the district.


Ebisu Ekimae Summer Festival - The festival held at the end of July every year.



Ebisu has a good selection of places to eat, mostly slightly upmarket. The Garden Place also has a large number of restaurants.


Ebisu is also a trendy nightlife district, with many slightly quirky bars and clubs. Sadly Milk, perhaps Ebisu's best-known club, closed down in 2007.






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