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This section covers late-night restaurants (generally places open till 2am or later) in Central and Eastern Tokyo (east of the Ikebukuro-Ebisu stretch of the Yamanote line). Note that some restaurants have later hours only on weekends, and others may close earlier on Sundays.
The west-side section of Tokyo is listed in a separate section.
This section covers late-night restaurants (generally places open till 2am or later) in Central and Eastern Tokyo (east of the Ikebukuro-Ebisu stretch of the Yamanote line). Note that some restaurants have later hours only on weekends, and others may close earlier on Sundays.
The west-side section of Tokyo is listed in a separate section.

Omotesando

Marzac - Izakaya: Omotesando
Open 6pm-3am (LO; Sun -10pm) daily.
Charcoal-grilled meaty snacks and good-value wine by the glass are the draw at this casual late-night bar. There's a selection of around ten decently drinkable wines from France, Italy and the New...
Open 6pm-3am (LO; Sun -10pm) daily.
Den Aquaroom Aoyama - Bar: Omotesando
Open 6pm-2am daily.
This elegant, very relaxed bar features gigantic fishtanks filled with exotic tropical fish from Okinawa and environs. The menu includes tasty original cocktails and light food items. There's a...
Open 6pm-2am daily.
Cicada - Mediterranean: Omotesando
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30pm-2am (LO) daily.
First-rate Mediterranean cuisine from Chef David Chiddo and the TY Harbor group (Beacon, Ivy Place). Now located in the heart of Aoyama (after a decade in Hiroo), the spacious quarters are evocative...
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30pm-2am (LO) daily.
A to Z Cafe - Cafe: Omotesando
Open 11:30am-11:30pm (to 4am weekends) daily.
Those with a fondness for cartoon-character dolls and action figures will find a kindred spirit in Yoshitomo Nara, whose paintings and sculptures of devilish children are as disconcerting as they are...
Open 11:30am-11:30pm (to 4am weekends) daily.
Senkichi - Udon: Omotesando
Open 11am-3am daily.
A popular all-day budget chain, Senkichi offers dozens of varieties of curry udon, with dozens more optional toppings. The "creative" curry here is golden yellow in color and seems to be at least...
Open 11am-3am daily.
Toriyoshi - Yakitori: Omotesando
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5pm-4:30am daily.
Spectacular chicken wings and other chicken specialties, and a tasteful, traditional Japanese interior.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5pm-4:30am daily.
Torimikura - Yakitori: Omotesando
Open 6pm-2am (LO) daily.
Excellent charcoal-grilled yakitori and other chicken dishes are the specialty at this branch of the Aburiya Fudo group of restaurants.
Open 6pm-2am (LO) daily.
Den - Bar: Omotesando
Open 6pm-4am daily.
A quiet place for late-night drinks just around the corner from Omotesando crossing.
Open 6pm-4am daily.
Galali - Izakaya: Omotesando
Open 6pm-3am daily.
This stylish little izakaya offers excellent food, a good sake selection, and an entire menu page devoted to different varieties of salt - 12 of them in all. Charcoal-grilled seafood and vegetables...
Open 6pm-3am daily.
Office - Bar: Gaienmae
Open 5pm to 3am daily.
For those who hate leaving work, this popular DJ bar is decorated like an office, with file cabinets, bookshelves, and copier machine. Different DJs nightly, a young crowd, a full food menu, and a...
Open 5pm to 3am daily.
Bepocah - Peruvian: Jingumae 2-chome
Open 5pm-2am (Fr, Sa -5am). Closed Sundays.
Bepocah serves upscale Peruvian fare, with an impressive selection of cebiches, tiraditos and other marinated fresh-seafood dishes. Prix-fixe menus are Y4500 and Y5000, or you can order a la carte. ...
Open 5pm-2am (Fr, Sa -5am). Closed Sundays.

Nishi-Azabu

Implicito - Wine bar: Nishi-Azabu
Open 5pm-3am daily.
A small, casual Italian wine bar that serves around twenty wines by the glass, in all price ranges, along with light snacks.
Open 5pm-3am daily.
Helmsdale - Bar: Nishi-Azabu
Open 6pm-8am daily.
300 single-malt whiskies, a couple of interesting Scottish ales (Dark Island and Black Cuillin, from Orkney and Skye respectively), and an interesting food menu, including haggis, Welsh rarebit and...
Open 6pm-8am daily.
Ahill - Teppanyaki: Nishi-Azabu
Open 6pm-2am (LO) daily.
A snazzy little grill-counter setup specializing in Japanese beef steaks and other grilled meats (lamb, Iberico pork), French teppanyaki style. The prix-fixe menus also include the shop's original...
Open 6pm-2am (LO) daily.
Tafia - Bar: Nishi-Azabu
Open 5pm-4:30am. Closed Sundays.
Officially known as "Rhum et cafe Tafia," this bar's emphasis is more on the rum end of the spectrum, with a breathtaking variety (some 300 bottles) that includes limited-edition labels that you...
Open 5pm-4:30am. Closed Sundays.
Taku - Sushi: Nishi-Azabu
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
It's unusual to find high-quality sushi like this outside Ginza, but here it's presented in a modern dining room with late-night hours. They also serve French wines as an alternative to sake; wines...
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
Zest - Tex-Mex: Nishi-Azabu
Open 11:30-2:30am daily.
Well-prepared, casual California-Mexican dishes and a variety of ever-popular frozen margaritas.
Open 11:30-2:30am daily.
Gompachi - Japanese: Nishi-Azabu
Open 11:30am-2:45am daily.
Good sushi and other straight-ahead Japanese fare from the late-night Global Dining group (La Boheme, Zest, etc.). The massive, multi-story space is always buzzing with activity, and sometimes seems...
Open 11:30am-2:45am daily.
Gogyou - Ramen: Nishi-Azabu
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5pm-2:30am daily.
Excellent miso-style ramen. Gogyo blackens their miso in a kitchen-side fire show while preparing the soup.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5pm-2:30am daily.
Chinese Cafe Eight - Chinese: Nishi-Azabu
Open 24 hours a day.
Very good Peking duck and other Chinese fare at amazingly low prices.
Open 24 hours a day.
Bondi Cafe - Cafe: Hiroo
Open 9am-2am daily.
A casual, open-air, dog-friendly cafe on a back street behind Hiroo station. The food menu tends toward Hawaiian and Asian fusion, with above-average prices.
Open 9am-2am daily.
Hanauta - Okinawan: Hiroo
Open 6pm-3am daily.
A wide range of Okinawan standards and unusual original dishes (like aloe sashimi), plus plenty of awamori.
Open 6pm-3am daily.
La Pitchouli de Loulou - French: Hiroo
Open 7pm-3am. Closed Mondays.
This cozy bistrot serves hearty French country cuisine - cassoulets, blood sausages - and many reasonly priced wines by the glass or bottle. The late-night hours are convenient, and perhaps the best...
Open 7pm-3am. Closed Mondays.
Tenement - Cafe: Shirokanedai
Open 6pm-3am. Closed Sundays.
The atmosphere is relaxed and the music is downbeat at this very casual late-night cafe-bar. The drinks menu offers a decent selection of cocktails.
Open 6pm-3am. Closed Sundays.
La Boheme - Italian: Shirokanedai
Open 11:30am-3am (LO) daily.
One of the few late-night spots in the neighborhood; pizzas and pastas in a multi-level, palatial setting.
Open 11:30am-3am (LO) daily.
Blue Point - Cafe: Shirokanedai
Open 11:30-3am daily.
The restaurant in back is pretentious and overpriced, but the outdoor cafe is a pleasant place to sit during warm weather.
Open 11:30-3am daily.
Himonoya (Meguro east side) - Izakaya: Meguro
Open 11am-2, 5pm-5am daily.
A relaxed late-night izakaya with good food and drink. One of the specialties is himono, various types of dried fish that are served grilled. Budget around Y2000-3000 for food and drink.
Open 11am-2, 5pm-5am daily.
Meguro Tavern - Brewpub: Meguro
Open 5:30pm-1am daily.
Four house ales are on tap at this spacious British pub, mostly bitter styles and priced at Y1000 for a UK pint. The rotating food menu features Cornish pasties, fish and chips, shepard's pie and...
Open 5:30pm-1am daily.
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Gotanda
Open 24 hours a day.
This budget chain serves two kinds of Nagasaki-style noodles - sara-udon (crisp fried ramen noodles topped with vegetables, pork and seafood in a thick sauce), and Nagasaki champon (similar to the...
Open 24 hours a day.
Nonki - Izakaya: Gotanda
Open 6pm-4am. Closed Sundays.
A small sake pub with good food, some of it Okinawan-style.
Open 6pm-4am. Closed Sundays.
Glass Dance - Belgian rest/beer bar: Shinagawa
Open 5pm-3:30am (LO) daily.
A popular chain of Belgian beer bars, Glass Dance offers De Koninck, Leffe Blond and a few other interesting beers on tap, and lots more by the bottle. There's a full Belgian-inspired food menu and...
Open 5pm-3:30am (LO) daily.
Anna Miller's - Coffee shop: Shinagawa
Open 7:30am-3am daily.
The last surviving Japan branch of the former cult favorite coffeeshop, Anna Miller's serves a variety of pies and American-style breakfasts.
Open 7:30am-3am daily.
T.G.I. Friday's - American: Shinagawa
Open 11am-1am (Fri, Sat -3am) daily.
Late-night eateries are relatively scarce in this part of town, so it's worth knowing about this popular American chain restaurant if you want to grab a meal or a drink after 10:30pm. The kitchen...
Open 11am-1am (Fri, Sat -3am) daily.

Roppongi

Sougo - Shojin-ryori: Roppongi
Open 11:30am-2, 6-10pm, 10pm-5am (LO). Closed Sundays.
This specialist in shojin-ryori (vegetable-based Buddhist temple cuisine) is owned by the same family as the legendary Daigo shojin restaurant, but the atmosphere is much more casual and the prices...
Open 11:30am-2, 6-10pm, 10pm-5am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Shonzui - Wine bar: Roppongi
Open 6pm-1am (LO). Closed Sundays.
The selection at this tiny wine bar is mainly French, with an emphasis on organic varieties and good value for money. There are usually around a dozen wines by the glass (starting at Y900) and many...
Open 6pm-1am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Ryugin - Kaiseki: Roppongi
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sunday.
Chef Seiji Yamamoto does a very impressive take on experimental cuisine from a Japanese perspective, with eye-openers like edamame foam with pulverized ice cream and foie gras with figs. ...
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sunday.
Zero Bar - Wine bar: Roppongi
Open 8pm-4:30am (LO). Closed Mondays.
Like a good man, a predator-free champagne bar in Roppongi is hard to find. Fortunately, there's Zero Bar. Conveniently located near Tokyo Midtown, this place is just the ticket for a glass of bubbly...
Open 8pm-4:30am (LO). Closed Mondays.
LB6 - Grill: Roppongi
Open 5pm-3am daily.
A reasonably priced, very casual wine bar and grill. The eclectic wine list starts from Y2500/bottle, with 11 wines by the glass or decanter. There are also microbrew beers from Baird Brewery and...
Open 5pm-3am daily.
Havana Cafe - Tex-Mex: Roppongi
Open 11:30-5am daily.
A casual but hip cafe serving fajitas, burritos, BBQ, burgers, etc. prepared Japanese-style.
Open 11:30-5am daily.
Ippudo - Ramen: Roppongi
Open 11am-4am (Fri -5am, Sun -1am) daily.
A branch of the famous Hakata ramen chain, featuring thin, slightly chewy noodles in a pork-based broth ("red" or "white"), with or without extra chashu. You can add your own freshly grated garlic.
Open 11am-4am (Fri -5am, Sun -1am) daily.
Afuri - Ramen: Roppongi
Open 11am-9am daily.
Unlike many other ramen specialists, Afuri are known for their light, "cafe-style" shoyu ramen, livened up with a bit of yuzu and their excellent chashu. Open 22 hours a day.
Open 11am-9am daily.
Vegematto - Italian: Roppongi
Open 7pm-7am. Closed Sundays and holidays.
Italian-inspired late-night vegetable dining, with produce from organic farms around Japan. Prix-fixe menus are Y3000-4000, and include cheese fondue or bagna cauda as a main course. There are more...
Open 7pm-7am. Closed Sundays and holidays.
Hard Rock Cafe - Burgers: Roppongi
Open 11:30-2am (weekends to 4am) daily.
Tasty burgers, loud music, big crowds. Open 11:30am-2am (M-Th), to 4am (Fri., Sat.), to 11:30pm (Sun.)
Open 11:30-2am (weekends to 4am) daily.
Ant 'n Bee - Beer bar: Roppongi
Open 6pm-7am daily.
More than twenty Japanese microbrew beers are served on tap at this late-night beer specialist. The food menu is limited to fish and chips and similar bar fare.
Open 6pm-7am daily.
Jomon - Yakitori: Roppongi
Open 6pm-5am daily.
Hataka (Kyushu) style kushiyaki is the specialty here, with excellent (though rather salty) grilled skewers of chicken and pork parts and vegetables. Seating can be a bit cramped and smoky but the...
Open 6pm-5am daily.
Cafe Frangipani - Cafe: Roppongi
Open 11:30am-2am daily.
This extremely casual venue is furnished with patched-up and mismatched sofas, herds of stuffed animals, and an actual VW bus with a table and chairs inside. There's a rotating art exhibition on the...
Open 11:30am-2am daily.
Chianti (Iikura) - Italian: Roppongi
Open noon-2:30am (LO) daily.
An expensive (and very good) Italian restaurant downstairs, and a cafe upstairs serving drinks, coffee and desserts.
Open noon-2:30am (LO) daily.
Kitchen Salvatore, The - Italian: Roppongi Hills
Open 11am-2am (LO) daily.
Upscale Italian cooking from the popular Salvatore Cuomo chain.
Open 11am-2am (LO) daily.
Kushinobo - Kushiage: Roppongi Hills
Open 11am-4am (LO) daily.
Late-night kushi-katsu, with shochu, awamori and sake from around Japan.
Open 11am-4am (LO) daily.
Ukyo - Izakaya: Azabu-Juban
Open 6pm-4am daily.
The fantastic sake list here (more than 200 varieties) is supported by a solid sake-friendly food menu, including many Okinawan dishes and luxurious items like foie gras and uni. Budget around Y7000...
Open 6pm-4am daily.
Craft Hands - Beer bar: Azabu-Juban
Open 5pm-2am daily.
This intimate neighborhood beer bar covers all the bases, with a dozen domestic craft beers on tap, plus a fridge filled with another fifty crafty US and Belgian imports by the bottle - the Belgians...
Open 5pm-2am daily.
La Boheme - Italian: Azabu-Juban
Open 11:30-4:15am (LO) daily.
Inexpensive pastas and Italian wines by the glass, with convenient late-night hours.
Open 11:30-4:15am (LO) daily.
Burgaz Ada - Turkish: Azabu-Juban
Open 6pm-2am daily.
The recipes at Burgaz Ada are from Constantinople, not Istanbul, as the chef is ambitiously working to recreate historical dishes from the Ottoman Empire - the roots of modern Turkish cuisine. ...
Open 6pm-2am daily.
Die Wurst - German: Kamiyacho
Open 5pm-4am (9pm Sat, Sun). Open every day.
It looks just like an ordinary coffee shop, but they serve German sausages, excellent bread and rolls, and many excellent German beers. (AKA "Franziskaner")
Open 5pm-4am (9pm Sat, Sun). Open every day.

Central Tokyo

Zipangu - International: Akasaka
Open 5pm-2:30am (LO) daily.
Japanese fusion, sushi, sake and drinks in a very spectacular, fun setting. Budget around Y10,000 for dinner and drinks.
Open 5pm-2:30am (LO) daily.
Ninja Akasaka - International: Akasaka
Open 5pm-2am daily.
You might go only once for the novelty factor, but this entertaining ninja-themed restaurant has better food than one might expect. Multi-course tasting menus are Y5,555-15,000 and feature dishes...
Open 5pm-2am daily.
Spain Club Ala - Spanish: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30pm-2am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Tasty tapas and main dishes and reasonable Spanish wines from the popular Spanish chain.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30pm-2am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Chinese Cafe Eight - Chinese: Akasaka
Open 24 hours a day.
You'll find great Peking Duck here - just Y3680 for a portion big enough for three or four people - plus a big menu of surprisingly inexpensive dumplings and small-plate dishes.
Open 24 hours a day.
Sangendou - Izakaya: Akasaka
Open 11:30am-2, 5pm-3am (Sat, Sun -10pm) daily.
This very reasonably priced izakaya chain offers good food and good value, as well as convenient late-night hours at this branch. The impressively diverse menu features soba noodles, kushiyaki (both...
Open 11:30am-2, 5pm-3am (Sat, Sun -10pm) daily.
Gaburi Chicken - Chicken: Akasaka
Open 5pm-5am daily.
With numerous branches all over Tokyo, this Nagoya-based fried-chicken chain must be doing something right. Their chicken tends to be on the oily end of the spectrum, juicy rather than crisp, fried...
Open 5pm-5am daily.
Mixology - Bar: Akasaka
Open 6pm-3am (Sat -2am). Closed Sundays.
This seems to a more tourist-friendly branch of Yaesu's legendary Codename Mixology bar, known for their amazingly inventive cocktail creations. It might be hard to imagine a blue-cheese martini or...
Open 6pm-3am (Sat -2am). Closed Sundays.
Unir - Coffee shop: Akasaka
Open 24 hours a day.
A branch of the Kyoto-based gourmet coffee chain, Unir is attached to the hotel that never sleeps, Hotel M Innsomnia, and is of course open 24 hours a day. The food menu includes croissants,...
Open 24 hours a day.
Uotami - Izakaya: Akasaka
Open 5pm-5am daily.
An inexpensive and lively chain of izakayas with very convenient hours and all private dining rooms.
Open 5pm-5am daily.
Comme a la Maison - French: Akasaka
Open 6pm-1am (LO). Closed Sundays.
If you don't mind spending around Y10,000/person for bistrot-style seating and a fairly limited menu, the food here is pretty good - authentic regional dishes from the southwest of France.
Open 6pm-1am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Shimbashi
Open 10am-5am (Sun -10pm) daily.
This budget chain serves two kinds of Nagasaki-style noodles - sara-udon (crisp fried ramen noodles topped with vegetables, pork and seafood in a thick sauce), and Nagasaki champon (similar to the...
Open 10am-5am (Sun -10pm) daily.
Dedesuke - Izakaya: Shimbashi
Open 4pm-3am (LO; Sun 1-10pm) daily.
Most Shimbashi drinking spots close before midnight, but if you've somehow managed to miss the last train, Dedesuke is certainly worth knowing about. Open until 4am, this casual izakaya serves...
Open 4pm-3am (LO; Sun 1-10pm) daily.
Zest - Tex-Mex: Ginza
Open 11:30-1:30am (LO) daily.
Reasonably priced fare from the Tex side of the Tex-Mex border, with colorful frozen and non-frozen margaritas.
Open 11:30-1:30am (LO) daily.
Sala Amabile - Italian: Ginza
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30pm-1am (LO). Closed Sun.
A more casual sister restaurant of the very upscale Aroma Fresca, with late-night hours and lunch service. Budget around Y6,000 for lunch and Y12,000 at dinnertime for food.
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30pm-1am (LO). Closed Sun.
Houblon - Belgian rest/beer bar: Ginza
Open noon-2am (Fri, Sat -3am; Sun, Mon -11pm). Open every day.
Houblon's late-night, ground-floor Belgian beer bar is always lively, and their hefty bound menus list more than 300 beers by the bottle. There are also five taps devoted to a rotating selection of...
Open noon-2am (Fri, Sat -3am; Sun, Mon -11pm). Open every day.
Ippudo - Ramen: Ginza
Open 11am-2am (Fri, Sat -3; Sun -1) daily.
A branch of the famous Hakata ramen chain, featuring thin, slightly chewy noodles in a pork-based broth ("red" or "white"), with or without extra chashu. You can add your own freshly grated garlic.
Open 11am-2am (Fri, Sat -3; Sun -1) daily.
Roy G. Biv - Belgian rest/beer bar: Ginza
Open 5pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
A late-night hideaway bar in Ginza, with just twenty seats and a selection of around 25 Belgian beers. There's also a small snack menu. (They close at midnight on Saturdays.)
Open 5pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
La Boheme - Italian: Ginza
Open 11:30am-2:45am (LO) daily.
Inexpensive pastas and Italian wines by the glass, with convenient late-night service.
Open 11:30am-2:45am (LO) daily.
Kuri - Bar: Ginza
Open 5pm-2:30am (LO; 3am Fri, midnight Sat). Closed Sundays, 3rd Sat.
Sliding open the door of Kuri feels like unearthing a secret treasure. Hidden on the second floor of a drab building in Ginza, this cozy bar seats a scant twelve, yet boasts a menu featuring over 100...
Open 5pm-2:30am (LO; 3am Fri, midnight Sat). Closed Sundays, 3rd Sat.
Antwerp Six - Belgian rest/beer bar: Ginza
Open 11:30am-4am daily.
You'll find good Belgian food (including mussels and great frites), a nice selection of beers, and convenient late-night hours from this branch of the Belgian Beer Cafe chain (they also run Antwerp...
Open 11:30am-4am daily.
Paka - Bar: Shintomicho
Open 6pm-4am. Closed weekends.
This tiny local bar is worth knowing about for its budget-friendly happy hour (6-8pm) and its good pizzas and other bar snacks. Most of the action is up front at the stand-up bar, but there are a...
Open 6pm-4am. Closed weekends.
Zanmai Bekkan - Sushi: Tsukiji
Open 24 hours a day.
Good value and convenient hours at this outer-market Tsukiji sushi shop. It's fairly spacious so there aren't long waiting lines, and there's an English menu if you need one. Nigiri set menus...
Open 24 hours a day.
Zanmai Sushi - Sushi: Tsukiji
Open 24 hours a day.
Fresh fish, cheap prices, and convenient hours at this well-known tuna specialist.
Open 24 hours a day.
Anthemble - Singaporean: Marunouchi
Open 11am-10pm daily.
A Singapore-style dining bar with a nice view out over Marunouchi Brick Square. Budget around Y4000 for dinner. Open until 2am Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Open 11am-10pm daily.
Antwerp Central - Belgian rest/beer bar: Marunouchi
Open 5pm-3am (LO), to 11pm Sat, Sun. Open every day.
AC's atmosphere and decor are very European in feel, and the large food menu includes surprisingly authentic Belgian specialties like "stoemp" - a hearty platter of mashed potatoes and root...
Open 5pm-3am (LO), to 11pm Sat, Sun. Open every day.
Franz Club - German: Marunouchi
Open 11:30am-4, 5pm-4am daily.
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. ...
Open 11:30am-4, 5pm-4am daily.
So Tired - Chinese: Marunouchi
Open 11am-3:30am (LO) daily.
Better-than-average creative Cantonese cooking in a festive setting, part of the Shin Maru Building's seventh-floor "Home" complex. The assorted appetizer platter is worth a try, as is the chozume...
Open 11am-3:30am (LO) daily.
Soba Kichi - Izakaya: Marunouchi
Open 11am-3:15am (LO) daily.
This popular after-work drinking spot offers very affordable prices - you can enjoy a couple of drinks and snacks here for under Y2000. Deep-fried kushiage skewers start at around Y140, and you can...
Open 11am-3:15am (LO) daily.
Mixology - Bar: Yaesu
Open 6pm-1:30am (LO; Fri -3:30am). Closed Sundays.
Codename Mixology serves inventive, wonderfully oddball drinks, and just might be our new favorite cocktail bar in Tokyo. The bartenders make use of fresh herbs, seasonal fruits and vegetables,...
Open 6pm-1:30am (LO; Fri -3:30am). Closed Sundays.
Bannzai Vino - Wine bar: Kyobashi
Open 11am-3am (LO) daily.
If you're looking for a wine bar in Kyobashi that won't doesn't roll up the shutters at 11pm, Bannzai Vino is open until 4am (except Sundays), and serves fairly decent food along with wine from...
Open 11am-3am (LO) daily.
Fairfax Grill - International: Yotsuya 3-chome
Open 11am-2am daily.
Innovative Pacific Rim cuisine, convenient late-night hours, friendly service, and a large, well-chosen New World wine list. The atmosphere has the feel of a comfortable neighborhood bistro. The...
Open 11am-2am daily.
Carino - Spanish: Yotsuya 3-chome
Open 6pm-1:30am (LO). Closed Sundays.
"Jamon y vino" is the simple yet enticing concept at this small tapas bar, with Spanish wines starting at around Y3800 per bottle. Typical dishes include Iberico chorizo sausages, Catalan-style...
Open 6pm-1:30am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Tsuruya Vino - Wine bar: Yotsuya 3-chome
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
This tiny neighborhood wine bar has the unusual policy of letting you try before you buy - you can take a sip or two of whatever bottles are open before committing to their wine by the glass. The...
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
Akiyama - Izakaya: Akebonobashi
Open 5pm-2am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Udon noodles and decent izakaya fare are served until late at night at this neighbhorhood drinking spot. Open until 11pm Saturdays, 2am on weeknights (LO).
Open 5pm-2am (LO). Closed Sundays.
G7 Craft Beer Highball - Bar: Yotsuya
Open 5pm-3am (LO; Sun -10:30) daily.
Comfortably furnished, stylishly decorated and open very late, G7 is aiming for a wider target audience than the typical Tokyo craft-beer bar. The food menu is more ambitious too, with original ham...
Open 5pm-3am (LO; Sun -10:30) daily.
Salsa Cabana Bar - Tex-Mex: Yotsuya
Open 11:30am-2, 5pm-1:30am (LO) daily.
The food here is very nicely prepared, and in spite of the simplicity of items like tacos and enchiladas, somehow tastes more Mexican regional than Tex-Mex. Our swordfish tacos had a lot of big...
Open 11:30am-2, 5pm-1:30am (LO) daily.
Yotsuya Brewery - Belgian rest/beer bar: Yotsuya
Open 5pm-1am (LO; Fri -4am; Sat, Sun -11) daily.
No, despite the name this isn't a brewpub, simply a small neighborhood bar with a decent selection of Belgian beers on tap and by the bottle. Prices are around average, and opening hours are...
Open 5pm-1am (LO; Fri -4am; Sat, Sun -11) daily.
Vivo Daily Stand - Bar: Yotsuya
Open 5pm-2am daily.
The Vivo chain of casual wine bars offers good food and decent wines at budget-friendly prices, and the conveniently located Yotsuya branch is no exception. Ten daily wines by the glass start at...
Open 5pm-2am daily.
Ajanta - Indian: Kojimachi
Open 24 hours a day.
A huge menu, great food, a surprising variety of different breads, and extremely convenient hours.
Open 24 hours a day.
Pauke - German: Ichigaya
Open 5pm-2am (LO 1:30). Closed Sundays and holidays.
Traditional, meaty German fare along with live music.
Open 5pm-2am (LO 1:30). Closed Sundays and holidays.
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Kagurazaka
Open 11am-2am daily.
This budget chain serves two kinds of Nagasaki-style noodles - sara-udon (crisp fried ramen noodles topped with vegetables, pork and seafood in a thick sauce), and Nagasaki champon (similar to the...
Open 11am-2am daily.
Sakurasaku - Izakaya: Kagurazaka
Open 5pm-3am (Sat, Sun -11pm) daily.
The specialties here are charcoal-grilled fish and seafood on skewers, plus deep-fried fish and vegetables on skewers. There's a big open kitchen and counter area, plus high tables with stools. ...
Open 5pm-3am (Sat, Sun -11pm) daily.
La Cuchara - Spanish: Kagurazaka
Open 5:30pm-1:30am (LO). Closed Mondays.
Convivial bonhomie beams from the second-story window of this lively tapas bar in Kagurazaka. Inside, ceramic plates painted in sunny Andalucian colors hang above the brick-lined counter. Bottles of...
Open 5:30pm-1:30am (LO). Closed Mondays.
El Pulpo - Spanish: Kagurazaka
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
Tapas bars and restaurants are over Tokyo, but El Pulpo may be the only place that bills itself as a "marisqueria" - a Spanish restaurant specializing in seafood. The food here is fantastic, using...
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
Bitter - Belgian rest/beer bar: Kagurazaka
Open 5pm-2am. Closed weekends.
Often hidden backstreet bars like this - quiet, sophisticated, with tasteful but understated decor - specialize in expensive Scotch whisky or cocktails, so it's nice to find a place like this with a...
Open 5pm-2am. Closed weekends.
Shugo - Italian: Kagurazaka
Open 6pm-2:30am (LO). Closed Sun, first Mon.
Shugo is the kind of laid-back neighborhood Italian restaurant where you can order from the menu or just leave things up to the chef - it's hard to go wrong either way. Main dishes are built around...
Open 6pm-2:30am (LO). Closed Sun, first Mon.
El Camino - Spanish: Iidabashi
Open 5:30pm-4am. Closed Sundays.
A tapas bar with Spanish wines.
Open 5:30pm-4am. Closed Sundays.
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Ochanomizu
Open 10am-4am (Sun -2am) daily.
This budget chain serves two kinds of Nagasaki-style noodles - sara-udon (crisp fried ramen noodles topped with vegetables, pork and seafood in a thick sauce), and Nagasaki champon (similar to the...
Open 10am-4am (Sun -2am) daily.
Maenam no hotori - Thai: Jimbocho
Open 11:30-2:30, 5pm-1am (LO; Sat. to 9pm). Closed Sundays and holidays.
The dishes here are authentic and spicy, from a fairly wide menu, and the late-night hours are convenient. Budget around Y2000 at dinnertime.
Open 11:30-2:30, 5pm-1am (LO; Sat. to 9pm). Closed Sundays and holidays.
Jha Bar - Beer bar: Awajicho
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
Four beers on tap and many more by the bottle at this late-night bar, with an unusual selection mostly from Belgium, Germany and the UK. The food menu features pizzas, salads and tapas-style small...
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays.
Sengoku Jiman - Ramen: Sengoku
Open 11am-2am (Sun -midnight). Closed Wednesdays.
Good, solid tonkotsu ramen is served here, and they do a "vegetable ramen" with lots of fresh vegetables to go with your pork.
Open 11am-2am (Sun -midnight). Closed Wednesdays.
Vivo Daily Stand - Wine bar: Otsuka
Open 5pm-2am daily.
Cheeses, pates and other snacks are just Y400, while wine ranges from Y500-700 per glass at this casual neighborhood wine bar.
Open 5pm-2am daily.

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Ippudo - Ramen: Okachimachi
Open 11am-3am daily.
A branch of the famous Hakata ramen chain, featuring thin, slightly chewy noodles in a pork-based broth ("red" or "white"), with or without extra chashu. You can add your own freshly grated garlic.
Open 11am-3am daily.
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Okachimachi
Open 10am-2am (Sat, Sun -10pm) daily.
This budget chain serves two kinds of Nagasaki-style noodles - sara-udon (crisp fried ramen noodles topped with vegetables, pork and seafood in a thick sauce), and Nagasaki champon (similar to the...
Open 10am-2am (Sat, Sun -10pm) daily.
Vinuls - Spanish: Ueno
Open 11am-4:30am daily.
Spanish food and reasonably priced French and Spanish wines, with convenient late-night hours. Budget around Y3000 for food and drink at dinnertime. (From the same management as the Aux Amis des...
Open 11am-4:30am daily.
Zanmai - Sushi: Ueno
Open 24 hours a day.
This convenient 24-hour branch of the popular Tsukiji-based budget sushi chain offers good value for money.
Open 24 hours a day.
Bar Six - Bar: Asakusa
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Mondays.
Located at the top of the very cultural Amuse Museum, Bar Six offers a nice evening view of the illuminated pagoda and temple buildings of nearby Sensoji Temple. Weather permitting, the outdoor...
Open 6pm-2am. Closed Mondays.
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Asakusa
Open 11am-2am (Sat, Sun -10pm) daily.
This budget chain serves two kinds of Nagasaki-style noodles - sara-udon (crisp fried ramen noodles topped with vegetables, pork and seafood in a thick sauce), and Nagasaki champon (similar to the...
Open 11am-2am (Sat, Sun -10pm) daily.
Zanmai - Sushi: Asakusa
Open 24 hours a day.
Good value for money and a wide selection of fish at this convenient 24-hour branch of the famous Tsukiji-based sushi shop.
Open 24 hours a day.
Rigoletto - Italian: Oshiage
Open 11am-4am (-11pm Sun) daily.
Rotisserie chicken is the highlight of the menu at this Spanish-Italian chain restaurant. Open until 4am, Rigoletto is one of the few late-night choices in the neighborhood. Budget around Y3000 at...
Open 11am-4am (-11pm Sun) daily.
Franz Club - German: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-2, 5-10pm; Thu/Fri 3am; Sat/Sun 8pm. Open every day.
A spacious bar serving meaty German fare and great beer. Four German brews from Spaten and Franziskaner are on draft (starting at Y600/glass) with several more by the bottle. The Y3500 prix-fixe...
Open 11am-2, 5-10pm; Thu/Fri 3am; Sat/Sun 8pm. Open every day.
Italiana Enoteca D'Oro - Italian: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-4, 5-10:30pm (LO; 3am Thu/Fri). Open every day.
There's no need for an elaborate meal if you're not in the mood; here you can settle in with a simple pizza margherita, a sampling of their fifteen different hams and salamis, and a nice bottle or...
Open 11am-4, 5-10:30pm (LO; 3am Thu/Fri). Open every day.
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Hamamatsucho
Open 10am-4am (Sat, Sun 11am-11pm) daily.
This budget chain serves two kinds of Nagasaki-style noodles - sara-udon (crisp fried ramen noodles topped with vegetables, pork and seafood in a thick sauce), and Nagasaki champon (similar to the...
Open 10am-4am (Sat, Sun 11am-11pm) daily.
Keawjai - Thai: Kinshicho
Open 10am-4:15am (LO) daily.
Excellent, authentic Thai food at reasonable prices. There are a few outdoor tables for the warmer months of the year. Budget around Y2000 at dinnertime.
Open 10am-4:15am (LO) daily.
Beerich Yeast - Beer bar: Kinshicho
Open 6pm-3am (LO). Closed Sundays.
This three-story bar offers Yona Yona Real Ale and Tokyo Black on tap, plus three Japanese guest beers. The food is drink-friendly bar fare like sausages, smoked chicken, and liver pate. There's a...
Open 6pm-3am (LO). Closed Sundays.
Buono - Bar: Daiba
Open 11am-4:30am (LO) daily.
In case you somehow miss the last train home from Odaiba, this very casual darts bar is open until morning, serving inexpensive food and drinks to go with your darts.
Open 11am-4:30am (LO) daily.
Gompachi - Izakaya: Daiba
Open 11:30am-3am (LO) daily.
Inside Glien Passage, the theme-park-extravaganza restaurant complex in Aquacity, Gompachi offers a straight-ahead robatayaki menu - yakitori, grilled fish, assorted side dishes and a handful of soba...
Open 11:30am-3am (LO) daily.
La Boheme - Italian: Daiba
Open 11:30am-3am (LO) daily.
Late-night pastas and Italian wines.
Open 11:30am-3am (LO) daily.
Monsoon Cafe - World cuisine: Daiba
Open 11:30-3am (LO) daily.
Assorted southeast Asian dishes and a large bar.
Open 11:30-3am (LO) daily.
Zest - Tex-Mex: Daiba
Open 11:30-3am (LO) daily.
Dependable late-night Tex-Mex food and fun decor.
Open 11:30-3am (LO) daily.
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Charcoal-grilled pork on skewers, udon noodles in curry-flavored soup, octopus dumplings, deep-fried beef cutlet -- there's a whole world of exciting food in Tokyo that food-loving visitors often miss out on.

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Updated 2016-09-25