Tokyo station area
craft beerTokyo Beer Hall and Beer Terrace 14 - Bar: Otemachi
Ample terrace seating (weather permitting) and a wide selection of microbrew beers from Coedo Brewery are the advertised attractions here, although they serve cocktails and a decent wine selection as well.
craft beerCraft Beer Market - Beer bar: Otemachi
A wide selection of reasonably priced craft beers along with good food are the draws at this popular chain of bars. Each branch has its own distinctive menu, and Otemachi specializes in Mexican-inspired dishes. The thirty taps dispense mostly...
belgianBrussels - Belgian rest/beer bar: Otemachi
A good selection of beers in a pleasant, intimate setting, from the popular chain of Belgian beer bars.
belgianAntwerp Central - Belgian rest/beer bar: Marunouchi
There are a lot of good Belgian beer bars in Tokyo, but Antwerp Central is far and away the biggest - a sprawling cafe/ bar/ restaurant with several dining spaces and a big outdoor terrace. The staff are friendly and welcoming, and the bar's size,...
germanFranz Club - German: Marunouchi
Part of the popular Franziskaner chain, Franz club offers a decent selection of German beers and nice roast meats, sausages, ham and similar fare, served well into the wee hours of the morning. Budget around Y4000 at dinnertime. There's also a...
craft beerHitachino Brewing Marunouchi - Beer bar: Marunouchi
If you're craving an IPA from the popular Ibaraki brewery but don't feel like walking all the way over to Hitachino Brewing Lab on the east side of Tokyo Station, now you don't have to. This newer Marunouchi (west) side branch serves a lineup of...
Nihonbashi, Hatchobori, Kayabacho
germanFranziskaner - German: Nihonbashi
Hard-to-find German beers, German wines, and assorted snacks are on offer at this branch of the small Franziskaner chain. The meat-heavy food menu is more interesting and diverse than might be expected.
craft beerB at K5 - Beer bar: Kayabacho
Brooklyn Brewery's spacious Tokyo tasting room, located in the sprawling basement of a boutique hotel in Kayabacho, is one of the nicest craft-beer bars in town. They offer a big selection of freshly imported Brooklyn beers on tap and in cans and...
restaurantNoodle House Laundry - Asian fusion: Yaesu
Small dishes and noodles from China, Southeast Asia and Japan are served with craft beers at this very multi-cultural establishment in Tokyo station's restaurant complex. The atmosphere is lively and the food is tasty and well prepared, several...
RetailLiquors Hasegawa North - Liquor shop: Yaesu
An amazing selection of hundreds of craft beers - both domestic and imported - can be found in the refrigerators and shelves of this underground liquor shop, along with a decent selection of sake, wines and liquors. (If you're after whiskey though,...
RetailAntenna America - Liquor shop: Yaesu
Craft-beer fans riding the Shinkansen from Tokyo can now stock up on drinks for their journey from this conveniently located retail shop and bar, run by a major importer of American craft beers. There are hundreds of mostly US beers to choose from,...
RetailLiquors Hasegawa - Liquor shop: Yaesu
Liquors Hasegawa focuses on hard liquors, with an impressive selection of rare Bourbons and Scotch whiskeys. Best of all, you can try them out in the shop - Y150-200 gets you a 10ml pour of many of the bottles they carry. Beer fans can find a...
craft beerHitachino Brewing Lab - Beer bar: Yaesu
This second Tokyo branch of Kiuchi Brewery's sort-of-brewpub offers ten taps of Hitachino Nest beer, including a few unusual seasonal brews that are hard to find elsewhere. Regular draft beers are all priced at Y680, and they also have some...
craft beerNihonbashi Brewery T.S. - Beer bar: Yaesu
The second branch of the Bakurocho-based bar-brewpub serves beers from Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) in Portland, Oregon, plus guest beers, at least one cider, and one or two of their own house beers. There are thirteen taps in all, and beers come...
belgianTokyo Beer Paradise by Primus - Belgian rest/beer bar: Yaesu
You'll find a slightly different mix of beers here compared to other Belgian beer bars around town. The food menu includes Belgian dishes like Carbonnade Flamande (beef and onion stew), roast pork in framboise-beer sauce, Liege-style meatballs, and...
beerCataratas Yaesu - Beer bar: Yaesu
This popular standing bar in Tokyo Midtown Yaesu's second-floor dining complex offers a few unusual craft beers on tap as well as various light snacks. A recent taplist featured an imperial stout from La Debauche Nevermore (France) and Burnt Mill...
craft beerIsekadoya Beer - Japanese regional: Yaesu
Run by the excellent Isekadoya craft-beer brewery, this lively izakaya serves thirteen of the brewery's beers on tap along with several kinds of sake from Mie Prefecture. The kitchen turns out regional Mie cuisine built around local ingredients -...
craft beerCraft Beer Market Tokyo Torch - Beer bar: Yaesu
A new branch of Craft Beer Market is always a welcome addition to Tokyo's beer scene - you can count on a wide and varied tap list, decent food and good prices. This outlet is located in the stylish Tokyo Torch Terrace complex, so there's plenty of...
craft beerIbrew - Beer bar: Kyobashi
Good craft beers at very reasonable prices - that's the chief selling point for this cozy, unpretentious beer bar. Ten Japanese craft brews are served on tap, all priced at just Y690 for a large size (410 ml) and Y390 for a regular size (Y230 ml). ...