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Happy Hour Galore Confused by the name? Us too — until we’d climbed the staircase and opened the door to this very hip cactus-themed bar. Hipsters love their houseplants, and this place has clearly embraced the stereotype. With bare-bones decor, mismatched furniture and exposed bulbs, it’s got an undeniable air of cool, bringing a little

808 Lounge

Hawaii in Tokyo This very cool Hawaiian, rock-themed bar is in a great location, just a stone’s throw from Shimokitazawa’s South West exit. With its vintage music selection, comfy seating and multi-colored neon decor, there are undeniable rock’n’roll after-party vibes. The owner serves up all the old favorites, as well as a variety of homemade

Sosanji Bar

Sosanji Bar is one of the best places to have a drink to relax your mood. Located around the quieter side of Shimokitazawa, this is where you should go to enjoy some quality liquors. Open since 2012, Sosanji is a modern take on the traditional “bar” which is evident through their alcohol selection, interior and

A Sign Bar

Okinawan drinks, jukebox and records Shimokitazawa is famously known as Tokyo’s quirky little town. This can be experienced through many of the shops lining the side streets and here at A Sign Bar. An Okinawa-themed bar heavily influenced by America through their music, you can experience a little bit of paradise at this cozy little

Bar Knock On Wood

Classic 80’s and 90’s music to go with your beers For most people, Shimokitazawa is an area famous for its second-hand clothing stores; for others, it is known for its many bars, most with distinctive features – each place is rather unique and you’re unlikely to find similar bars in other neighbors. Among these bars