Are you looking for Japanese craft beer in Tokyo?
I know good bars and an event in downtown Tokyo.
BeerFes ビアフェス in some districts, Japan
One of the largest and most recommended beer festivals in Japan is Great Japan Beer Festival which is called BeerFes.
The specialties are amazingly many kinds of Japanese craft beers and all-you-can-drink of the beers, once you pay the admission fee.
BeerFes holds at several prefectures in Japan.
Schedule in 2020 (It is going to be updated later.)
|Tokyo 東京||It is postponed after the fall of 2020.|
|Yokohama 横浜||September 12 - 13, 2020|
|Nagoya 名古屋||It is postponed after the fall of 2020.|
|Osaka 大阪||July 18 -19, 2020 It's done.|
|Okinawa 沖縄||It is postponed after the fall of 2020.|
120 or 150 kinds of craft beers are available. You are given a shot glass and you use the same glass repeatedly so that you can taste the beers as much as possible.
When you enter the place at the opening time, you can enjoy all-you-can-drink for more than 3 hours. It is really cost effective!
If you like drinking beer, you should plan to stay in Japan on the days and go to BeerFes!
Website (in Japanese)
Website (in English)
Vector Beer ベクタービア in Shinjuku 新宿 Tokyo
I recommend a bar restaurant Vector Beer, which specializes in Japanese craft / homemade beer.
Their daily special always offers 10 kinds of Japanese beer.
This bar has own beer brewery near the bar in Shinjuku 新宿 Tokyo. You can enjoy fresh beer!
This bar offers 10 kinds of craft beers.
These beers used to cost 450 yen for a glass and 750 yen for a pint a few years ago. the selection of beers and prices are changed daily, depending on their ordered status. Please check the menu or ask the staff for more information on prices.
This bar restaurant specializes in beef tongue.
I am very interested in trying different local Japan beers inexpensively. This bar was good for me.
3 kinds of sampler: 1000 yen
They offer all-you-can-drink beer. 3000 (3300 including tax) yen to more.
This is a unique blue color beer.
Vector Beer ベクタービア
Monday - Saturday 5:00 pm - 0:00 am
Sunday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
* Irregular holidays
Shinuku 新宿 of Tokyo
- Cover charge is 350 yen per person includes a bite to eat.
Website (in Japanese)
Vector Beer Factory
POPEYE ポパイ in Ryogoku 両国 Tokyo
Why don't you get a drink at a bar POPEYE ポパイ in Ryogoku 両国 Tokyo?
Enjoy drinking their original craft beer!
They offer 70 kinds beer on tap.
Lunch and dinner menus are available.
Many kinds of Japanese craft beer and imported beer are available.
This bar has own beer brewery outside Tokyo.
When you go to the bar during happy hour (until 8:00 pm) and order a pint of beer, you can choose a half-sized meal for free, from several different kinds of food.
The drinks that are part of this deal are marked with crown on the drink menu.
They offer several kinds of half-sized meals.
Bakushu Club POPEYE
Ryogoku 両国 of Tokyo
Bar and dinner:
Monday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday, National holiday 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
* Sunday is closed.
11:30 am - 5:00 pm (or until sold out)
* Lunch set meals are 500 - 630 yen. What a great price, but it might be sold out soon.
* Lunch beer 200 or 500yen
* During the lunch time, please buy a meal ticket at the ticket machine.
- this bar's cover charge is 300 yen per person which includes a bite to eat.
- Their list price is not including 10% tax.
- English picture menu is available.
Photos were taken at the bars in 2017. Information is current as of February 2019.