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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)

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.
Genka Shimbashi #2 - Izakaya: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 3-11:30pm (Sat, Sun 2pm-) daily.
The Genka chain of sake-specialty izakayas is known for their policy of selling sake "at cost." Each branch serves several dozen premium sakes at remarkably low prices, starting at just Y280 per...
Open 3-11:30pm (Sat, Sun 2pm-) daily.
Nandhini - Indian: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 11am-2:30, 5:30-10pm (LO) daily.
With its massive, wide-ranging menu of South Indian cuisine, Nandhini offers a very different experience from your typical Tokyo Indian restaurant. The bread menu alone has sixteen items, and there...
Open 11am-2:30, 5:30-10pm (LO) daily.
Hanamasa - Retail: Uchisaiwaicho
Open 24 hours a day.
Relatively inexpensive meats and produce, 24 hours a day.
Open 24 hours a day.

Shimbashi

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.
Que Bom - Brazilian: Shimbashi
Open 11am-2:30, 5-10pm (LO; Sat, Sun -9pm) daily.
Among Brazilian churrasco restaurants in Tokyo, Que Bom's lunchtime Brazilian buffet is an especially good deal. A churrasco plate with three kinds of meat plus the buffet is just Y1280, and you can...
Open 11am-2:30, 5-10pm (LO; Sat, Sun -9pm) daily.
Yona Yona Beer Works - Beer bar: Shimbashi
Open 11am-2, 5-10pm (LO) daily.
Run by the Wondertable group and serving beer supplied by Karuizawa's Yaho Brewing (Yona Yona), this branch of the Beer Works offers the usual selection of tasty craft-sausage variations and roast...
Open 11am-2, 5-10pm (LO) daily.
Ishii - Izakaya: Shimbashi
Open 6-11pm (LO; Sat -10pm). Closed Sundays.
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; Sat -10pm). Closed Sundays.
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.
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.
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.
Futamata - Yakitori: Shimbashi
Open 3-10pm. Closed weekends.
Skewers of Hakata-style grilled chicken skin from Kyushu and Kochi-style gyoza from Shikoku are among the geographically diverse dishes at this regional-cuisine izakaya. They seem to specialize in...
Open 3-10pm. Closed weekends.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ibrew - Beer bar: Shimbashi
Open 1-11pm (LO) daily.
Located just a few meters away from the popular Shinshu Osake Mura standing bar, this branch of the Kyobashi-based chain offers thirty craft beers on tap, all at budget-friendly prices. The food menu...
Open 1-11pm (LO) daily.
Shinshu Osake Mura - Sake 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.
Tachinomi Kuri - Sake bar: Shimbashi
Open 5-9:30pm (LO). Closed weekends.
Kuri stands out among the crowd of funky standing bars in the Shimbashi Ekimae #1 Building for their well-chosen selection of sake from small craft breweries, offered at very reasonable prices. The...
Open 5-9:30pm (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.
Firehouse - Burgers: Shimbashi
Open 11am-10:30pm (LO) daily.
The original Firehouse in Hongo was a pioneer among Tokyo gourmet burger shops, and this take-out and delivery-focused branch offers the same tasty burgers to go. You can also get sandwiches (tuna...
Open 11am-10:30pm (LO) daily.
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.
Shumai Mania - Dim sum: Shimbashi
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10pm (LO; Sat 9:30pm). Closed Sundays.
Choose from an impressive variety of shumai dumplings (including cheese-infused Italian-style), plus pan-Asian small dishes like oysters ajillo, spicy Korean yangnyeom chicken, and soft-shell crab in...
Open 11:30am-2, 5-10pm (LO; Sat 9:30pm). 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.
Washoku En - Japanese: Shiodome
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-10:30pm (LO) daily.
The decor is elegant and understated, and the 42nd-floor views of Tokyo Bay and Ginza are impressive, but we keep coming back to Washoku En for the excellent food. The kitchen turns out creative,...
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.
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.

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.
Franz Club - German: Hamamatsucho
Open 11:30am-1:30, 4-10:30pm (LO). 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 11:30am-1:30, 4-10:30pm (LO). 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.
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.
Warayakiya Ryouma Tower - Japanese regional: Hamamatsucho
Open 4-10pm (LO) daily.
Tosa cuisine from Shikoku is the specialty at this comfortable, stylishly appointed izakaya. Salt-baked bonito (katsuo), heirloom-breed chicken, premium-grade pork and other local ingredients are...
Open 4-10pm (LO) daily.
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.
Asano Nihonshuten - Liquor shop: Hamamatsucho
Open noon-10pm daily.
A combo sake retailer and standing bar, Asano is a great place to try before you buy, with more than 130 different sakes in stock. Or you can just drop in for a quick tasting flight and perhaps...
Open noon-10pm daily.
DevilCraft - Beer bar: Hamamatsucho
Open 5-11pm (Sat, Sun 11am-) daily.
Offering one of Tokyo's better selections of craft beer, DevilCraft Hamamatsucho serves a nicely chosen roster of over twenty brews on tap, from both Japanese and American breweries, and, since late...
Open 5-11pm (Sat, Sun 11am-) daily.

Takeshiba

Brauertafel - Bar: Takeshiba
Open 11am-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Forty craft ciders from Washington State cidermakers are served at this spacious waterfront bar-restaurant, along with brick oven-roasted meats and vegetables. Only one of the ciders is on tap (the...
Open 11am-10:30pm (LO) daily.
Tokyo Ai Land - Antenna shop: Takeshiba
Open 7:30am-10:30pm daily.
Located inside the ship terminal building, this small antenna shop and restaurant specializes in the food and drink of the group of tropical islands directly south of Tokyo, which are officially part...
Open 7:30am-10:30pm daily.
La Provence - French: Takeshiba
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-9:30pm daily.
Upscale French dining in the InterContinental Hotel. The menu includes regional specialties from the south of France, and prix-fixe lunches are Y2888, dinners Y10,000. No lunch on Sundays.
Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-9:30pm daily.
Good Luck Curry - Curry: Takeshiba
Open 11am-8:30pm (LO) daily.
Tokyo curry shops generally fall into one of two categories - either brightly lit, spartan counter shops with open kitchens, or more comfortably furnished and attractively decorated cafes with...
Open 11am-8:30pm (LO) daily.
Cielito Lindo - Mexican: Takeshiba
Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily.
This ambitious new Modern Mexican restaurant on the Takeshiba waterfront serves a very different menu from most Mex and Tex-Mex spots around town, specializing in grilled meats and seafood, stews,...
Open 11am-10pm (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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Updated 2023-09-05