Soul Music Bar Ohio

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Tokyo-to, Meguro-Ku, Yutenji 1-22-6
Yūtenji 1 Chome 22-6 Meguro-ku Tōkyō-to 153-0052 JP

Ohio is great, an intimate, friendly bar with a huge collection of soul music. Owner Kin-chan has moved the bar a couple of times before settling in Yutenji a few years ago.

It can seat about 20 people, has a lovely blue light glow and good sound. Certainly a place to stop off and have a few drinks at if you are ever on the Tokyu Toyoko Line. Classic soul tunes aplenty!

Date published
Feb 2015
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