Serving Food

Inaba Bldg , 2F Asagaya-Minami 3-28-31
03-3220-127503-3220-1275
吐夢 (Pronounced "To-mu" or just "Tom") is unique in a couple of ways. Its got two rooms with ...
Marco Polo Bldg 2F, 1-8-14 Hon-Chi, Kichijoji
Scratch is a quiet cafe/bar that's been in heart of Kichijoji since 1974. They open during the...
2F Dai Ichi Nishimura Bldg. 2F, 2-17-4 Miyagawa-cho, Naka-Ku
Jazz Spot Dolphy opened in 1980 but moved to its current location in 1990 and has kept up a st...
スズノビル1F, 3 Chome-2-10 Honchō, Nakano-ku
03-3372-347103-3372-3471
Genius was one of Shibuya's more famous jazz cafes for more than 20 years before increasing rents...
Bunkyo-Ku, Hakusan 5-33-19
The Eigakan (映画館 "Movie Theater) is a jazz cafe for both jazz lovers and cinephiles. Owner Yos...
Musashino, Kichijoji Honcho, 1−11−31
SOMETIME Kichijoji (they use all caps..) opened in 1975 and still packs people in every night ...
1-11 Kanda-Jimbocho, Chiyoda
Big Boy is a tiny cafe/bar on a side street off the main road through Jinbocho, the old book shop...
Fuji Shoji Bldg. 2F, Sakuragaoka 2-3, Shibuya-Ku
Many years back I found  Mary Jane by accident, as I had been  looking for the wonderfully named ...
1-8 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-Ku
Eagle is really the prototypical jazz cafe. It opened in 1967 in Yotsuya, right down the stree...
Minami Karasuyama 5-17-13 3F, Setagaya-Ku
Ragtime is the ideal jazz cafe in many ways. It's a small place up on the 3rd floor of a rustic b...
Owl
Toshima-Ku, Higashi-Ikebukuro 1-28-1 Takuto T.O. Bldg 2F
The Owl cafe in Ikebukuro was a great mystery to me as the first three times I went by it was clo...
Mori Bldg. 5F, 3-35-5, Shinjuku-Ku
Samurai is located in the building that used to house the Shinjuku Pit-Inn before they moved to t...
〒150-0002 東京都渋谷区渋谷2丁目3−4
03-3499-189003-3499-1890
Seabird is a lovely old cafe next to Aoyama Gakuin University, between Shibuya and Omotesando sta...
102 Dai-Ichi Mitomi Bldg 102, 1-30-6 Arai, Nakano-Ku
Rompercicci is a fairly new jazz cafe/bar just a short ten-minute walk from Nakano Station. It's ...
New Gold Bldg, 2F, 3-6-10 Shinjuku-Ku
Houdenasu (ほうでなす) is a small 2nd floor bar located right in the heart of Shinjuku 3-Chome,...
6-6-4, Sakae Bldg B1, Akasaka, Minato-ku
The B Flat in Akasaka is a great straight-ahead jazz club in an area without many other options f...
Gi
416 Imai Minami-Cho, Nakahara-Ku, Kawasaki-Shi
Gi is a tiny dining bar located just about 10 minutes walk from Musashi Kosugi station in Kawasak...
1-19-11 B1F Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku
Jazz Tweeter was opened a couple of years ago by long-time hotel restaurant chef Ishizuka-san. He...
1−28−9, Shibuya, Yoyogi
Music Bar is part of the new development Yoyogi Village (read more about it here. It's not pur...
2-12-5-2F Kita-Koenji, Suginami-Ku
03-03339-621103-03339-6211
Nadja is a great little cafe in Koenji that stands out for its tasty lunch menu, especially the M...
Ogawamachi 3-24, Kanda, Chiyoda-Ku
03-3259-005503-3259-0055
Jazz Olympus was opened by the very friendly Komatsu-san in 2009. It's a sleek cafe/bar that i...
Wako Bldg 1F 1-62-4 Kanda Jimbocho Chiyoda-Ku
03-5283-711703-5283-7117
Closed 2015 Small Hours is a new cafe/bar located in the back streets between Ochanomizu, Jim...
2F 3-20-13 2F, Ogawamachi, Kanda, Chiyoda-Ku
Grauers is a new cafe/bar opened August, 2011. Owner Furusho Shinjiro is a long time jazz journal...
2-8-12 Kajicho, Chiyoda-Ku
Root Down is worthy of its funky name. (For those who don't know look up the song "Root Down" ...
Nishi-shinjuku 1-4-20, Shinjuku-Ku
The Vagabond is a classic joint right next to the West Exit of Shinjuku station. I think the revi...
Cygnus is the sister club to Aries in Ueno but a bit more upscale. Live shows three times a night...
Watanabe Bldg B2 Ginza 8-6-19
The Ribbon is what most people would think of when hearing the words "Ginza Jazz". It's a bar tha...
Tsuji Bldg B1, 3-14-12 Ueno, Taito-Ku
Every Swing is a small friendly club in the barren back streets east of Ueno Station. This is ...
Makita Bldg B1, 2-4-8 Ueno, Taito-Ku
Aries is a very local jazz live-house in the back streets of Ueno. By "local" I mean both the ...
Higashi Shin Bldg , 4F, 3-21-7, Shinjuku, Shunjuku-Ku
Pearl Bar is a real sleek "grown up" jazz bar in the center of Shinjuku. Lots of cocktails, night...
1-7-3 Honcho, Kichijoji
Funky is the upstairs "Bar" part of the Bar & Kitchen Funky. It's a sleek, dark room with ...
4 Chome−3−1, Higashinakano, Nakano
Neighborhood cafe/bar/small live club. This is the kind of place you really only find in Japan; i...
2 Chome−2−7, Asagayakita, Suginami
Tiny club in jazz rich Asagaya, Manhattan is always worth stopping by. All-night jam sessions thr...
6-3-16 Raika Bldg, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-Ku
The Blue Note is what it is. They get most of the big acts and the sound system is generally top ...
Shin-Yuri Green Plaza B1, Hakusan 4-1-3 Aso-Ku, Kawasaki-Shi
Coming out the station go to Bus Stop #3, take the bus bound for Shin-Yuri Green Town. Get off at...
Hotel Wing International Meguro B1, 1-3-14, Meguro
Blues Alley Japan. is a sophisticated club with great food and an eclectic live schedule. It's...
Suehiro-Cho 2-5, Naka-Ku, Yokohama-Shi
Yoidore Hakushaku (よいどれ伯爵-the name translates as "The Drunken Earl or The Drunken Count"...
Sumiyoshi-cho 6-7-6, Naka-Ku, Yokohama-Shi
Kamome means "seagull" in Japanese; it's an apt name for a venue in the port town of Yokohama....
Annex Bldg. 4F, Ropoongi 4-11-5, Minato-Ku
Very supper-club type place, most nights featuring vocal-led bands. The food is good, the service...
Numabukuro 1-34-4 B1, Nakano-Ku
Organ Jazz Club: the name gives it away, doesn't it? One of the few places in town with a real Ha...
2-24 Jimbocho Kanda, Chiyoda-Ku
Kissa Ko is one of the older cafes in town but had a facelift in 2012 so now has an all new decor...
Inoue Bldg (井上ビル) B1, 5-16-15, Ogikubo, Suginami-Ku
Rooster is a great little live-house that features jazz, blues, funk, New Orleans..basically all ...
Himawari Bldg. 2F, Dogenzaka 2-26-5, Shibuya-Ku
Very small place that is really just a bar with live music every night of the week. I've got it i...
Minami-Shinozaki-cho 3-2-12, 2F, Edogawa-Ku
03-3698-218603-3698-2186
European style cafe, heavy on female vocalists and piano jazz.
TN Koramu Bldg, 2-12-13, Kichijoji Honcho, Musashino-shi
0422-28-50350422-28-5035
Good Italian food at this restaurant/bar/club. The schedule on the website shows the genre of eac...
1-36-12 Yoyogi Shibuya
Sister-branch of Naru in Ochanomizu
Fujimi Yoshida Bldg. B1, Fujimi 2-2-11, Chiyoda
Cafe Ragtime has live music every Thursday and Friday nights, usually piano and sax or vocalist d...
Royal Mansion B1, Shinjuku 5-1-1, Shinjuku-Ku
Old basement club, lots of vocalists on the schedule. Mellow vibe and not too expensive.
2 Chome−1−10, Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku
Naru is a small, dinner-club place with serious jazz every night. Owned by sax-player Ishizaki Sh...
6-13-9 Minami Aoyama, Minato-Ku
Body & Soul is a large club with really good food, though the music can be a bit mainstream f...
Hama Roppongi Bldg. 5F, 6-2-35 Roppongi, Minato-Ku
Always top quality live jazz at Alfie, mostly local acts. Really nice interior but be ready to p...
Jingumae, 3 Chome−5−2
Gekko Sabou (月光茶房 "moon-light-tea-chamber", a wonderful name) is not a jazz cafe/bar in the t...
Hashi no Shita (橋 の下 means "Under The Bridge" in Japanese) is a place I found in Akasaka-Mi...
Chome 34-8, Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku
Someday moved from Shinbashi to Shinjuku last fall. I haven't been to the new location yet, revie...
2-20-2 Kitazawa, Setagaya-Ku
NOTE: Masako closed in early 2010...I'm leaving it here anyways, so people will remember. Masako...
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