Shinshu Osake Mura: Shimbashi
Shinshu Osake Mura Shimbashi: Sake bar
Once devoted almost entirely to sake from Nagano Prefecture, this hole-in-the-wall standing bar now offers an excellent selection of Nagano craft beer as well, all at close to retail prices. The bar serves more than a dozen Japanese craft beers in bottles and cans, plus one or two on draft, starting at around Y240.
You can also go into the back room and pick up some cans or bottles to take home. Drink-friendly snacks - heavily tilted towards the salty end of the flavor spectrum (smoked tofu, spicy beef tongue), are Y300 each.
Shinshu Osake Mura
Minato-ku, Shimbashi 2-20-15, Shimbashi Ekimae Bldg #1 1F.
Open 11am-9:30pm (LO). Closed weekends.
: No smoking
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