Vow's Bar
Nakano: Bar
Vow's Bar (Nakano: Bar)
Vow's Bar
Open 7:30pm-4am. Closed Sundays.
late: Open late

The building may look like it's falling apart, but the bar itself is quite cozy and comfortable. It's run by a Buddhist monk, and he sometimes puts on CDs of Buddhist chanting as background music.

Nakano-ku, Nakano 5-55-6, 2F.
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