What Is Ebisu Station Area Like?
Town & Local Area Info
When moving to a new house, how do you choose which area to live in?
We all have different priorities as to what makes a place comfortable: public security, accessibility to schools and work places, abundance in shopping facilities, etc.
No matter the preference, it is often difficult to find a suitable area without acquiring enough understanding of the place in advance.
In this article, I’ll tell you about the public transportation and atmosphere of Ebisu Station area.
To those who are interested in Ebisu Station area, or are on the lookout for a good place to live in―this may be the article for you.
What Is Ebisu Station Like?
Ebisu has become almost like a synonym for “fashionable town”. The city has continuously ranked high for the most popular place to live. The name Ebisu originates from Yebisu Beer, which was produced and marketed in this district by the current Sapporo Breweries(at the location of the current Yebisu Garden Place).
Undeniably, the city’s popularity lies in the attractive shops surrounding the station. Accessibility to fashionable and iconic central areas such as Daikan-Yama, Hiro-o, and Nakameguro is another major factor for Ebisu’s popularity, especially among women.
Public Transport And Accessibility Of Ebisu Station
≪Trains Running Through Ebisu Station≫
(1) JR Yamanote Line
(2) JR Saikyō Line
(3) JR Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
(4) Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
≪Approximate Travel Time From Ebisu Station To Central Stations≫
– Shinjuku Station: 8 min (0 transfer)
– Tokyo Station: 23 min (0 transfer)
– Roppongi Station: 6 min (0 transfer)
– Shinagawa Station: 10 min (0 transfer)
– Ikebukuro Station: 18 min (0 transfer)
– Shibuya Station: 2 min (0 transfer)
In addition to the Yamanote Line, the Shōnan–Shinjuku Line bound for the west(Yokohama), and the Saikyō Line bound for the north(Ikebukuro) are also convenient for travel.
Popular Restaurants Around Ebisu Station
(1) Ebisu Yokocho
A lively street made up of a collection of restaurants, just a two minute walk away from Ebisu Station.
Full of bars, the street is always packed with customers. It may be difficult to find a vacant seat amid the great crowd. Customers sit very close to each other, which may lead to an opportunity to make new friends.
Address: 1 Chome-7-4 Ebisu, Shibuya City, Tokyo
Opening Hours: Varies depending on stores. Some stores open from eleven in the morning, and some are open until five in the morning.
(2) Ushigoro Kan
A two minute walk away from Ebisu Station. The average prices range from 8000yen~10,000 yen per person, which may sound expensive at first, but their meat’s quality is definitely worth it. Orders are served in courses or ala carte, and both are exquisite. They offer a wide range of alcohol drinks as well. Rather than just reading the text, why not go and have a try?
Address: Tokyo, Shibuya City, Ebisuminami, 1 Chome-8-1 STM Ebisu Bldg. 1F
[Weekends and Holidays]16:00～24:00(L.O.23:00)
Store Link: http://ushigoro-kan.com/
Main Shopping Facilities In Ebisu Station Area
Seijo Ishii atré EBISU（8:00～23:00）Directly linked to Ebisu Station, atré EBISU 3rd Floor
The Garden Jiyūgaoka Ebisu（10:00～23:00）Directly linked to Ebisu Station atré EBISU west wing B1Floor
Peacock Store Ebisuminami（8:00～23:00）3 min walk from Ebisu Station
There are many more.
●Drugstore (Medical supplies & Daily Life Essentials)
KoKuMiN atré EBISU（10：00～21：30）1 min walk from Ebisu Station
Matsumoto Kiyoshi Ebisu Station East Exit（10:00～21:00）1 min walk from Ebisu Station
Cocokara Fine(10:00～22:30)3 min walk from Ebisu Station
There are many other drugstores around the station.
●Other Large Scale Shopping Facilities
・Yebisu Garden Place(11:00～23:00 *Varies depending on store)
A large scale complex spreading over Shibuya and Meguro ward, located 7 minute walk away from Ebisu station. This is where the factory of Sapporo Breweries(the former Yebisu Beer) was built. Now, it has changed into a major shopping and dining district, attracting a crowd of visitors. The place is famous for its winter night light displays, and is a popular spot for dating couples.
Directly linked to Ebisu Station. Right outside of the JR station ticket gates, a great variety of stores are lined up. You can shop for food, miscellaneous goods, fashion wear, jewelry, or eat out at the restaurants. You’ll never be bored while waiting for someone at this station!
Other than the two introduced above, there are many other fashionable shops and famous restaurants in Ebisu Station. Ebisu is a wonderful place, both for living in and for shopping.
Rental Market Value In Ebisu Station Area
●General Rent Values From A Current Real Estate Agent
[For Singles] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 1K
▹10 min walk from station⇒130,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒129,000 yen~
[For Couples] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 1LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒195,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒193,000 yen~
[For Families] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 2LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒270,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒250,000 yen~
No matter which direction you go from the station, there will be high class districts and popular stations. To the east is Hiro-o, west is Nakameguro, south is Meguro, and north is Shibuya. Therefore, rent values tend to maintain their high prices devoid of distance.
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The highly popular Ebisu area has more apartments compared to other terminal station areas such as Shibuya and Shinjuku. If you have the budget and want to stroll around the many fashionable shops, getting a room in Ebisu would be a great option to consider.
More articles are available for other station areas, so be sure to check them out to find your ideal location.