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The 8 best taverns in Asakusa Izakaya!

Asakusa (浅草) has many attractions! There is the Senso-ji Temple (浅草寺), Kaminarimon gate (雷門), Nakamise, the food samples at kappabashi bridge, and Asakusa Entertainment Hall. To go with all this good sightseeing in Tokyo let us recommend the 8 best taverns in Asakusa!


Enjoy a kakuuhi drinking experience at this Asakusa Kaminarimon tavern!


When leaving through the Kaminarimon gate of Senso-ji Temple you will see the Sakenobaimasu tavern. It is a classic Japanese tavern that combines a sake specialty liquor store and bar designed for standing and drinking. At all times, there are more than 100 kinds of sake that you can sample in half-pint (90 ml) glasses. They also have a variety of Appetizers for 200 yen.
【Spot name】Sakenobaimasu
【Address】1-2-8 Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】[Mon, Wed-Fri] 4:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. [weekends & holidays] noon to 11:30 p.m.
【Closed 】Every Tuesday (when it falls on a holiday the next day)

This Long-established Asakusa tavern has delicious food!


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This long-established tavern in the center of Asakusa has been serving good food and drink for more than 100 years. We recommended the fresh seafood sashimi, including shimesaba (750 yen), and kohadasu (500 yen), which is a fish pickled in an exquisite mixture of salt and vinegar. They also serve a very good kamatoro yaki (Grilled Tuna) for 850 yen. This taverns home style atmosphere is definitely the place to go in downtown Asakusa izakaya.
【Spot name】Akagaki
【Address】1-23-3 Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】[Weekday] 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. [Saturday] 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. [Sunday] 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

This Italian restaurant in downtown Asakusa is worth visiting!


There are a lot of Italian restaurants In Asakusa. One of the better ones is the “Italian Tavern Tino!” Featured is their popular cheese fondue (1,580 yen), Tino garlic olive oil sampler (1,380 yen), demi braised beef (1,080 yen), and their beef Tagliata, where you can choose either balsamic vinegar sauce and gorgonzola sauce (1,300 yen). They also have delicious classic pasta and pizza.
【Spot name】Italian Tavern Tino
【Address】Chiyo-ken building 1F 3-1 Nishi Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Mon – Sat, holidays, eve of public holiday: lunch 11:30 – 2:00 (food L. O. 14: 00 drink L. O. 14:00)
5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (food last order 4:00 a.m., drink last order 4:30 a.m.)
【Closed on Mondays】Open all year round.

This is the place for cheap, delicious food in Asakusa!


Photo credit: House went – dirt between dirt Asakusa Kaminarimon-Dori Avenue store

People who enjoy cheap, delicious, food and drink will love Izakaya (Asakusa Kaminarimon-Dori branch). It is a tavern, with a wide variety of reasonable priced food dishes and drinks. They feature grilled saba fish, chicken cheese fondue, and chicken nanban for 490 yen (plus tax).
【Spot name】Izakaya (Asakusa Kaminarimon-Dori branch)
【Address】Pagoda Asakusa 5F 2-16-9 Kaminarimon Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】 Mon – Thu: 5:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. Friday, Saturday and holidays: 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. holidays: 5:00 p.m. to midnight
【Closed on Mondays】Open all year round.

This tavern near Asakusa Station features wild game dishes and Japanese wines.


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Bar Vert is located just 1-minute walking distance from Asakusa Station. Here you will find delicious wild game dishes and an exceptional tavern wines. They feature lapin sauté (2,000 yen), ezo deer sautéed (1300 yen), ezo deer carpaccio (1300 yen). These wild game dishes are low in fat, so they are popular with those watching their weight. They also serve a delicious egg omelet for 950 yen that is very popular.
【Spot name】Bar Vert
【Address】Sukeroku building 2F 2-19-13 Kaminarimon Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】[Weekday] lunch 11:30a.m. to 2:00 p.m. dinner 5:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. (Last order at 2:00 a.m.) [Saturdays, Sundays and holidays] lunch 11:30-2:00 p.m. dinner 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Last order at 10:00 p.m.) 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. happy hour (sparkling wines by the glass half price)
【Closed on Mondays】On Tuesday

Enjoy grilled pork and chicken with their original sauce at this tavern in Asakusa!


Asakusa IIzakaya Take is located right outside exit A1 at the Asakusa Station. This Japanese-style pub has a down home atmosphere. You can have your pork or chicken with either their light or dark sauce for 260 yen. They also feature vegetables sourced directly from farmers in Chiba (780 yen), Bagna Cauda (780 yen) and homemade delicious chicken wings with Sugar soy sauce (380 yen).
【Spot name】Asakusa izakaya bamboo.
【Address】1F 2-11-1 Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Tue-Fri 5:00 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. (Last order at 10:45 p.m.)
Sat 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. (Last order at 10:45 p.m.), Sun 9:30 a.m. to 9:4 p.m. (Last order at 8:45 p.m.)
【Closed】 Monday

Enjoy Japanese and Western cuisine in private room settings!


At this Asakusa tavern you can enjoy Japanese cuisine with an Italian taste. They have private drinking and dining rooms. They also have soundproofed rooms with karaoke. They feature a carpaccio platter (1,166 yen), cured ham with five kinds of cheese assortment (1,166 yen), and special seafood paella (950 yen).
【Spot name】Wayousona Bistro Ya (Asakusa branch
【Address】 Matsuyamae building 2F1-1-13 Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Monday – Sunday, 5:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (Last food order at 10:30 p.m., Last drink order at 11:00 p.m.)
【Closed on Mondays】Open year round

Enjoy Okinawa cuisine at this tavern in Asakusa!


You will be welcomed to this Asakusa tavern with Okinawa awamori and Shisas. It has a unique interior with a banyan tree theme. They feature Soki Soba (980 yen), Motobu beef aged steak (2,980 yen), and AGU Okinawa black pig (2,980 yen). They fly in from Okinawa most of the ingredients for their dishes like Okinawa cow, AGU pig, Mimiga, bitter gourds, and peanut tofu.
【Spot name】Nuchigusui
【Address】1-20-5 Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo
【Hours of operation】Mon to Sat noon to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (last order at 10:00 p.m.) Friday open to 11:30 p.m. (last order at 10:30 p.m.)
[The holidays] noon to 10:00 p.m. (last order at 9:00 p.m.)
【Closed on Mondays】Open every day