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This guide covers the area east and southeast of Shimbashi station, down to Hamamatsucho.
This guide covers the area east and southeast of Shimbashi station, down to Hamamatsucho.
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Note: Listings for restaurants closer to Toranomon station can be found on the Azabu-Juban page.

Uchisaiwaicho (and Nishi-Shimbashi)

Nambutei - French: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-8:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Well-prepared, traditional French cuisine in a very pleasant setting - an old-style Japanese house located inside Hibiya Park. The small, intimate dining room looks out onto the park. Lunch from...
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-8:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
La Verde - Italian: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 11am-10pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Good-quality budget Italian, with a good wine selection. At lunchtime there's a wide selection of pizza and spaghetti variations, most in the Y1000-1500 range.
Open 11am-10pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Sake Plaza - Retail: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 10am-6pm. Closed weekends.
Although the atmosphere at this sake-industry information center is rather utilitarian, they do offer sake tastings during the day, along with occasional special events. Tastings are just Y300, and...
Open 10am-6pm. Closed weekends.
Au Fil des Jours - Belgian rest/beer bar: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 11:30am-3, 5-11pm (Fri 5-12). Closed weekends.
Belgian beers from the popular Brussels chain of specialty bars.
Open 11:30am-3, 5-11pm (Fri 5-12). Closed weekends.
Craft Beer Market Toranomon - Beer bar: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 11:30am-2, 5-11:30pm. Closed weekends.
Craft Beer Market offers thirty different brews on draft, including a good number of seasonal specials. Prices are noticeably less expensive than the average Tokyo microbrew bar, with pints priced at...
Open 11:30am-2, 5-11:30pm. Closed weekends.
Himachi Cafe + Dining - Cafe: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 11am-4, 6-11pm (Sat 2-9pm). Closed Sundays.
Casual cafe dining, with dishes like grilled pork and vegetable-heavy salads. Teishoku lunches start at Y750, while dinner averages around Y2000. Free WiFi is available.
Open 11am-4, 6-11pm (Sat 2-9pm). Closed Sundays.
Mu-hung - Singaporean: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 11am-9pm. Closed Sundays.
Singapore-style chicken rice is the well-prepared specialty at this tiny eight-seat counter, with your choice of either steamed or deep-fried chicken. (We prefer the deep-fried.) Other dishes...
Open 11am-9pm. Closed Sundays.
Artistree Cafe - Coffee shop: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 8am-7pm (Sat, Sun 11-6) daily.
Coffee from Dutch artisanal roaster JH and San Francisco's Zaranda roasters is served in this pleasantly modern coffee bar located near Toranomon Hills.
Open 8am-7pm (Sat, Sun 11-6) daily.
Hanamasa - Retail: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 24 hours a day.
Relatively inexpensive meats and produce, 24 hours a day.
Open 24 hours a day.

Shimbashi

Mimiu - Japanese regional: Shimbashi
Open 11:30am-8:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Udon-suki from Osaka is the specialty of the house (Y3,500 per person); they also have seasonal dinners priced at Y5,800-7,800, and their own house brand of sake.
Open 11:30am-8:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Shimbashi Yakiton - Yakiton: Shimbashi
Open 4-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
This after-work standing bar serves up excellent charcoal-grilled skewers of pork and chicken plus cheap drinks in an extremely casual setting. The ceiling is festooned with paper lanterns...
Open 4-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Kojiro - Japanese: Shimbashi
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-9:45pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Seafood is the star at this reasonably priced counter shop - the owner is a fisherman and he often serves his own catch alongside the daily selections from Tsukiji. The sake list is well above...
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5:30-9:45pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Ishii - Izakaya: Shimbashi
Open 6-11pm (LO). Closed weekends.
If you're a sake afficianado you'll be delighted by the stellar selection at this unpretentious little izakaya. Chances are you'll make some interesting discoveries, and perhaps even meet a brewer...
Open 6-11pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Moyan Curry - Curry: Shimbashi
Open 11:30am-2:30, 6-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Moyan offers a huge variety of tasty Japanese-style curries and ethnic-style side dishes, along with inexpensive wines and cocktails.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 6-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Shutei Kikuhime - Izakaya: Shimbashi
Open 5-10:30pm. Closed Sundays.
Managed by the famous Kikuhime sake brewery in Ishikawa Prefecture, this izakaya showcases Kikuhime sake and shochu. You can try twenty-one types of Kikuhime sake, plus a few more seasonal specials,...
Open 5-10:30pm. Closed Sundays.
Karayama - Chicken: Shimbashi
Open 10:30am-10pm (LO). Closed 2nd Sunday.
While many serious karaage shops will custom-fry each order, Karayama seems to have a big enough turnover that they can often serve you an order of hot, freshly fried chicken as soon as you sit down....
Open 10:30am-10pm (LO). Closed 2nd Sunday.
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.
Queen of Chickens - Italian: Shimbashi
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
This lively after-work drinking spot is called "Queen of Chickens" - and what more do you need to know? Well, if you must have details, they serve a lovely roast chicken, flavored with rosemary,...
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Tsukada Nojo - Japanese regional: Shimbashi
Open 4-11pm (LO) daily.
First-rate Miyazaki chicken dishes, regional Kyushu fare and local shochu brands are the specialties at this reasonably priced, unpretentious Miyazaki-based izakaya chain. Budget around Y3000-4000...
Open 4-11pm (LO) daily.
Bono - Beer bar: Shimbashi
Open 5-11pm (LO) daily.
A tiny, half standing bar, Oyster Bar Bono is notable for their selection of eight Japanese craft beers on tap, priced at Y690 (+tax) for a medium-sized glass. The food menu is relatively...
Open 5-11pm (LO) 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.
Kago - Kyushu: Shimbashi
Open 5-10pm (LO). Closed weekends.
The regional specialties of Kagoshima (southern Kyushu) are served, including tonkotsu (pork stewed in shochu) and chicken sashimi. They also have a selection of southern Kyushu...
Open 5-10pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Brasserie Beer Blvd. - Beer bar: Shimbashi
Open 5pm-midnight. Closed Sundays.
A pleasantly appointed craft-beer venture from the former manager of the legendary Dry Dock bar, Beer Blvd includes a very casual standing area as well as tables. Six or seven taps dispense both US...
Open 5pm-midnight. Closed Sundays.
Kuri - Bar: Shimbashi
Open 4-11:30pm (drink LO). Closed Sundays.
Run by the Moto-Azabu liquor shop Kurihara, this is a larger branch of the original Kuri in Ginza, specializing in sake and shochu. For your tasting cnovenience, sake comes in small (60ml) glasses...
Open 4-11:30pm (drink LO). Closed Sundays.
Nozaki - Izakaya: Shimbashi
Open 5-11:30pm (Sat, Sun -10:30) daily.
Fine food and an excellent sake selection at this very unpretentious after-work izakaya. Budget around Y3000 for food and drink.
Open 5-11:30pm (Sat, Sun -10:30) daily.
Salsa Cabana Centro - Tex-Mex: Shimbashi
Open 4-11:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Solid Tex-Mex food and friendly service at this business-district branch of the popular Yotsuya restaurant.
Open 4-11:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Ayumasa - Japanese regional: Shimbashi
Open 5-10pm (9pm Sat). Closed Sun; 2nd, 4th Sat.
This Tokyo branch of a Shimane-based kappo restaurant serves exquisite seasonal seafood - including fugu - from that region. Full-course dinners range from Y7,000-17,000.
Open 5-10pm (9pm Sat). Closed Sun; 2nd, 4th Sat.
Hakobune - Japanese regional: Shimbashi
Open 5-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Charcoal-grilled fish and seafood from the Hokuriku region of northern Honshu are the specialty at this robata-style izakaya. They also stock more than 100 kinds of sake. The food is good, but the...
Open 5-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays.
Shimbashi-kan - Antenna shop: Shimbashi
Open 10am-9pm daily.
This dual-purpose prefectural antenna shop showcases the agricultural and other products of both Tottori and Okayama prefectures. You'll find the usual assortment of fresh produce, frozen seafood,...
Open 10am-9pm daily.
Kagawa/Ehime Setouchi Shunsai-Kan - Antenna shop: Shimbashi
Open 10am-8pm daily.
Run jointly by two of the four prefectures located on the island of Shikoku, this fairly large antenna shop sells groceries on the first floor and prepares udon noodles and local seafood dishes in...
Open 10am-8pm daily.
Shinshu Osake Mura - Bar: Shimbashi
Open 11am-9:30pm (LO). Closed weekends.
People don't come to Shinshu Osake Mura for the atmosphere, or the music (there isn't any). There aren't even any chairs. The reason to visit this hole-in-the-wall, standing-only sake bar, located...
Open 11am-9:30pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Vivo Daily Stand - Wine bar: Shimbashi
Open 7am-midnight (Sat 2pm-). Closed Sundays.
Wine by the glass and casual French snacks at very reasonable prices - most snacks are Y400, while wines are Y500-700 per glass.
Open 7am-midnight (Sat 2pm-). Closed Sundays.
Nanakura - Udon: Shimbashi
Open 11:20am-2:10, 5-9pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Originally just a small counter shop serving udon noodles, Nanakura has since grown into a full-sized, very lively after-work izakaya with a focus on fresh seafood. The excellent, rather unique udon...
Open 11:20am-2:10, 5-9pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Tabibito - Bar: Shimbashi
Open 5-11pm. Closed weekends.
Premium sake is the focus at this charming drinking spot, and proprietress will construct three-part tasting flights based on your preferences. Flights generally cost around Y1500-1700 - perhaps a...
Open 5-11pm. Closed weekends.
Kohju - Izakaya: Shimbashi
Open 5:30-11:30pm. Closed weekends.
Good food and an excellent selection of hard-to-find premium sakes make this hidden-away basement spot worth looking for. The ceiling is plastered with sake labels, and customers include serious...
Open 5:30-11:30pm. Closed weekends.
Dry Dock - Beer bar: Shimbashi
Open 5pm-12:30am. Closed Sundays.
Perhaps this isn't the narrowest bar in Tokyo, but it's certainly the narrowest bar offering such an impressive class of craft beers, both domestic and imported. Cleverly, the tiny space is...
Open 5pm-12:30am. Closed Sundays.

Shiodome

Fish Bank - French: Shiodome
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-9:30pm (LO) daily.
This modern French-Japanese seafood-centered restaurant features a splashy entrance hall (literally - it comes complete with waterfall) and a gorgeous two-story main dining room with views of the...
Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-9:30pm (LO) daily.
Oregon Bar & Grill - Steak house: Shiodome
Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.
Grilled seafood and steaks from Oregon. Charcoal-grilled dry-aged steaks start at Y3800; there's also a nice selection of Oregon wines.
Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.
Washoku En - Japanese: Shiodome
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Excellent Japanese dishes, creatively prepared and served. There's also a fantastic view of Ginza.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Hibiki - Izakaya: Shiodome
Open 11am-3, 5-11:30pm daily.
Good-quality grilled fish and chicken, home-made tofu and seasonal specialties at this upscale izakaya. Weekday lunches start at Y1200, and the deluxe Y2800 lunch includes tofu, sashimi and Yamagata...
Open 11am-3, 5-11:30pm daily.
Din Tai Fung - Dim sum: Shiodome
Open 11am-9:30pm (LO) daily.
Spectacular Taipei-style, hot-broth-squirting xiao long bao (shoronpo dumplings) and other dimsum fare. The weekend lines may look daunting, but don't worry - they move very quickly.
Open 11am-9:30pm (LO) daily.
Sandiya - Izakaya: Shiodome
Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO; Sat, Sun -9) daily.
If you're looking for a budget izakaya with decent food and sake amid the overpriced eateries of Shiodome, Sandiya is worth checking out. More than twenty different craft sake, from labels like...
Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO; Sat, Sun -9) daily.
Shochu Authority - Liquor shop: Shiodome
Open 10am-9pm daily.
To say that this retail liquor specializes in shochu is an understatement: they stock 2300 varieties of the potent Kyushu spirits, and are ready to offer expert advice and tastings.
Open 10am-9pm daily.
Tsunahachi Sui - Tempura: Shiodome
Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO) daily.
Sui is one of the premium branches of the popular Tsunahachi chain, offering deluxe tempura meals from Y6300 at dinnertime. Lunch starts at Y945.
Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO) daily.
Drunk Bears - Beer bar: Shiodome
Open 11am-11:30pm. Closed Sat, Sun.
This unpretentious pub serves a big assortment of beers from around the world, including some unusual finds (Rugenbrau from Switzerland) and a few nice Belgians and popular US brands like Sam Adams...
Open 11am-11:30pm. Closed Sat, Sun.
Ginzo - Sushi: Shiodome
Open 11am-11pm daily.
This is sort of a fish-centered izakaya rather than a standard sushi shop - there's a big selection of nigiri-zushi from the counter, but they also serve lots of grilled fish and sashimi along with a...
Open 11am-11pm daily.
Komeraku - Japanese: Shiodome
Open 11am-11pm daily.
Choose from over 30 varieties of chazuke - with both katsuo- and pork-based broth - at this modest little budget shop. Side dishes and drinks are served in the evening, plus chazuke-centered set...
Open 11am-11pm daily.
TwentyEight - Bar: Shiodome
Open 9am-midnight daily.
Located in the lobby of the Conrad Hotel, TwentyEight is an oasis of muted monochromes with discrete edges. Dusk is arguably the best time to visit; calm settles over the space as the sunlight fades...
Open 9am-midnight daily.
Tateru Yoshino - French: Shiodome
Open 7-10:30am, 11:30-2pm, 6-9pm (LO) daily.
Modern French cuisine from chef Tateru Yoshino, formerly of the Michelin-starred Stella Maris in Paris. The menu includes dishes like risotto of watercress with frogs legs; carpaccio of Canadian...
Open 7-10:30am, 11:30-2pm, 6-9pm (LO) daily.

Hamamatsucho

Dong Fang Ting - Szechuan: Hamamatsucho
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Good Szechuan cooking at reasonable prices in a casual neighborhood spot. The prix-fixe dinners with open bar, priced from Y3000 for two hours, are especially popular. Budget around Y3000 at...
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Soul Bird - Beer bar: Hamamatsucho
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5pm-midnight. Closed Sundays.
This laid-back neighborhood craft-beer bar feels like a comfortable place to have an after-work party or just hang out. The soundtrack is an eclectic mix of soul music and Japanese rock and pop, and...
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5pm-midnight. Closed Sundays.
Zoot - Ramen: Hamamatsucho
Open 11:30am-2:30pm. Closed Sundays.
Serving very good ramen by day, in the evenings Zoot turns into a comfortable wine-bar/bistro. The shio ramen with egg comes in a chicken-based broth, with fried garlic chips, croutons and a lemon...
Open 11:30am-2:30pm. Closed Sundays.
Aen - International: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO) daily.
Healthy seasonal cuisine with lots of vegetables is the attraction at Aen, and the spacious, plant-filled dining area is a pleasant place to enjoy it. The menu is mix of dishes from everywhere -...
Open 11am-3, 5-10pm (LO) 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.
Kuruma - Yakitori: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-2:30, 5-11:15pm (LO) daily.
An upscale yakitori chain featuring delectable free-range birds from Miyazaki Prefecture - charcoal-grilled, fried, stewed, and even raw. The interior is simple and pleasantly decorated, with a...
Open 11am-2:30, 5-11:15pm (LO) daily.
Kaba - Izakaya: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-11:30pm daily.
With its corrugated metal facade, utilitarian stools, colorful banners and noisily shouted greetings, Kaba strives for a down-home feel and is probably the most boisterous spot in the Hamasite...
Open 11am-11:30pm daily.
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.
Beer Kitchen Aoshima - Beer bar: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-10pm daily.
Whlie Hamamatsucho is home to a growing number of craft-beer bars, Aoshima specializes in "world beers," with more than thirty available by the bottle. The food is a mix of European and Asian snacks...
Open 11am-10pm daily.
Lower Right - Grill: Hamamatsucho
Open 11:30am-11:30pm (LO) daily.
This stylish basement grill offers both Japanese craft beers and popular Belgian beers on tap. The meat-centered food menu features a section called "Meat Meat Meat!!!" with grilled pork, chicken,...
Open 11:30am-11:30pm (LO) daily.
On the Table - Beer bar: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-11pm (LO) daily.
Many craft-beer specialists make due with lackluster bar fare to accompany their drinks, so we were pleasantly suprised by the high standards of the kitchen at On the Table. A sister shop of the...
Open 11am-11pm (LO) daily.
Agoo - Belgian rest/beer bar: Hamamatsucho
Open 5pm-1am (2am Fri/Sat). Closed Sundays.
The vibe at this small neighborhood bar is friendly and laid back - comfortable enough to stop in for a drink by yourself or for a quiet conversation with friends. There's a decent selection of...
Open 5pm-1am (2am Fri/Sat). Closed Sundays.
Calabash - African: Hamamatsucho
Open 6-11pm. Closed Sundays.
Malian and Senegalese cuisine is served here, along with South African wines.
Open 6-11pm. Closed Sundays.
DevilCraft - Beer bar: Hamamatsucho
Open 5-11pm (Sat, Sun 11am-) daily.
One of Tokyo's best craft beer bars, DevilCraft Hamamatsucho serves thirsty visitors from a nicely chosen roster of over twenty brews on tap, from both Japanese and American breweries, and, since...
Open 5-11pm (Sat, Sun 11am-) daily.
Meishu Center - Liquor shop: Hamamatsucho
Open 11am-9pm. Closed weekends.
A down-to-earth little shop that offers an impressive variety of sakes for tasting. There are two brightly lit, stand-up counters where a mostly neighborhood crowd gathers for an after-work drink -...
Open 11am-9pm. Closed weekends.
Torimatsu - Yakitori: Hamamatsucho
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-10:30pm. Closed Sun, 1st, 3rd Sat.
The prices are cheap and the yakitori is above average (as is the sake list), but note that the pre-selected assortment is fairly hardcore - skin, cartilege and organ meats - so some people might...
Open 11:30am-1:30, 5-10:30pm. Closed Sun, 1st, 3rd Sat.
Glass Dance - Belgian rest/beer bar: Hamamatsucho
Open 11:30am-2, 6-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Several Belgian beers are sold by the bottle here, along with Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout and Paulaner Hefeweiss on tap. The kitchen serves jerk chicken, fish and chips, and sausages. Budget around...
Open 11:30am-2, 6-10:30pm (LO) daily.

Shiba-Koen

Le Pain Quotidien - Bakery: Shiba-koen
Open 7:30am-9pm (LO) daily.
Located inside a park and surrounded by greenery, this popular Belgian organic bakery is famous for their large communal table, although they also offer smaller tables for two or four. The interior...
Open 7:30am-9pm (LO) daily.
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