Pizza and Beer Special
Akasaka (from ¥610)
A unique beer bar that serves exclusively Hokkaido Craft Beer produced by Otaru Beer, among other seasonal craft beers in real horns.
•July’s Seasonal Horn is the Black Horn (¥710), which is a German Schwarzbier. For August, try the Stout Horn (¥710)—an Irish-style chocolatey beer that’s wonderful in the summer heat.
•Enjoy any of the pizzas (¥700-¥1,000), or traditional Bavarian food like the Pork Schnitzel (¥1,000) with your beer. Or add more spice to your life by ordering the Fire Chicken (¥1,000).
•The Oktoberfest Horn (¥710), served in September, is a malty beer exactly like those sold in Munich at the original Oktoberfest.
•Mention Metropolis and receive 10 percent off your total. (Cannot be combined with any other offers.)
Address: Dobashi Bldg. B1, 3-17-8 Akasaka, Minato-ku.
Tel: 03-3568-4690. Open 5pm-11:30pm.
Nearest station: Akasaka Mitsuke or Akasaka.
Buffalo Wings & Smile Tokyo
Otsuka (from ¥2,000)
An American-style restaurant where buffalo wings are served with your choice of American craft beer.
•An assortment of American craft beer served both on tap and bottled (¥799).
•Buffalo wings are a perfect match for any beer! Choose from 17 different sauces!
•No regular tap; instead, a rotation of American craft beers is served, focusing mainly on IPAs with deep, hoppy flavors.
•Bring the July 10 copy of Metropolis and receive an extra piece of either buffalo or boneless chicken wings.
Address: 1F Hosaka Bldg., 3-52-2 Minami Otsuka, Toshima-ku.
Open Tue-Fri 5:30-11pm, Sat 12-11pm, Sun and hols 12-10pm, Closed Mon.
Nearest station: Otsuka.
Craft Beer Bar Adagio
Ningyocho (from ¥2,000)
A beer bar that serves eight kinds of draft beer and more than fifty kinds of bottled beer.
•Try a huge variety of craft beer (from ¥600) and enjoy the diverse range of unique flavors on offer.
•It might sound simple and cliché, but edamame with beer is the best combo. Every Monday night there is live music to add to your beer experience!
•650ml big-bottled American craft beer offers a strong but well-balanced flavor. Certain to entertain your taste buds!
•No table charge and receive ¥100 off any pint of beer (¥50 if you order a half pint) when you mention Metropolis
Address: 8F Gyokueido bldg, 2-3-2 Nihonbashi-Ningyocho, Chuo-ku.
Open 5pm-1am (visit the website below for further information).
Nearest station: Ningyocho, Hamacho, or Suitengumae.
Various (from ¥1,000)
Devilicious pizza and fascinating craft beer for aficionados at an affordable price.
•The only deep-dish, Chicago-style pizza in Tokyo. The dough is made daily—as are the house sauce and sausage—and aged overnight to enhance flavor.
•Try Devil Craft’s signature “The Devil Works” pizza (L ¥3,500) with an American IPA or Pale Ale. The three types of cheese, meat, and seven different veggies pair wonderfully with full-flavored beers.
•There are no pizzas on the menu containing corn or mayonnaise.
•Happy Hour is 5-6pm on weekdays, and until 5pm on weekends where craft beers are ¥100 off.
Kanda: Ishikawa Bldg, 4-2-3 Nihonbashi-muromachi,Chuo-ku.
Nearest station: Kanda.
Hamamatsucho: 1F Risewell Bldg, 2-13-12 Hamamatsucho, Minato-ku.
Open Mon-Fri 5-11pm, Sat 11:30am-11pm, Sun 11:30am-10pm (weekend brunch 11:30am-3pm), Hols 3-10pm.
Nearest station: Hamamatsucho.
Various (from ¥1,100)
Order your pizza online, completely in English, and have it at your door in just 30 minutes.
•Specializing in American-style pizza, including cheese-crust and Mille-Feuille (a double-layered pizza base sandwiching a delicious layer of cheese). You can even create your own pizza on the website.
•Try the “Brooklyn Kings” deep-pan pizza with pepperoni (XL ¥3,200). Nothing beats downing a nice, cold beer with a huge slice of this great pie.
•Domino’s “Chargrilled Beef” pizza (M ¥2,600; L ¥3,900) is only available in Japan and is really something special. The beef is grilled to perfection and the smell of charcoal is sure to get your appetite going.
•Use code “MT-CL” for a free 1.5-liter Coca-Cola with your pizza! (Can be used in-store, via phone or online). Valid until Nov 30.
Open 11am-Midnight (depending on location).
The Dubliners’ Irish Pub
Various (from ¥800)
A true Irish gathering place in the heart of Tokyo that welcomes you and your friends with Guinness and Kilkenny beer, traditional Irish pub grub, and Celtic music performances.
•Draft Guinness and Kilkenny (¥850/pint) are on tap, plus enjoy premium Japanese beers.
•Try the Beer-battered Fish and Chips (¥850) for an authentic Irish pub experience. Also the Fried Cheese Balls (¥600) or the Sausage Plate (¥1,400).
•Try the Pub’s Japanese premium beers, different at each branch such as Kohaku Ebisu (¥650/glass), Shiro Honoka (¥800/glass), Craft Label (¥650/glass).
Check the website for address and hours: www.dubliners.jp
Finger Licking African Kitchen & Bar
Shinjuku (from ¥3,000)
Open the doors and you’ll step into a whole new world of Africa, allowing you to experience African music, food, and drinks.
•The Gulder, which is directly shipped from Nigeria, gives you the a taste of the true Africa through its top-shared beer (¥800).
•There’s also Star beer from Ghana (¥800), a smooth beverage that pairs well with pizza. Try the chicken suya, which is fried chicken flavored with unique African spices (¥500).
•We have Malta (¥800), a non-alcoholic beverage with a flavor similar to beer that’s very popular in the Caribbean and Africa.
•Mention Metropolis and receive ¥500 off your total.
Address: 5D, J Bldg., 2-20-10 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku.
Nearest station: Shinjuku, Seibu-Shinjuku, or Shinjuku-sanchome.
Franziskaner Bar and Grill
Roppongi (lunch from ¥1,200, dinner from ¥3,000)
A great place to try draft beer imported from Germany and authentic German cuisine.
•Franziskaner Weissbier (¥1,242) is the most popular traditional beer in Munich. This is a white beer that has a hoppy and fruity flavor with hints of banana and plum.
•The Assorted Grilled Sausage Plate, a filling dish with four kinds of grilled sausages, potatoes, and sauerkraut imported from Germany (¥4,298), is a wonderful pairing with your beer.
•Doellnitzer Ritterguts Gose (¥1,836) is aged by lactic acid bacteria and flavored with salt and coriander, as is traditional in Leipzig. Pairs exceptionally with eisbein, a traditional German ham.
•Mention Metropolis and receive 8 percent off your total during dinner time. (after 5pm).
Address: Roppongi Hills, Metro Hat 1F, 6-4-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku.
Nearest station: Roppongi.
Ishigama Bar Gaburi Voco
Shibuya (from ¥500)
A one-coin pizzeria bar serving over 20 types of pizza. At ¥500 each, Ishigama’s thin-crust pizza comes with a choice of tomato sauce, white sauce, or a special base, with a variety of meat and veggie toppings. We also offer tapas and dessert pizzas.
•Ishigama’s specialty is light pizza with a thin crust, served crispy and hot right from the oven.
•Try the Super Spicy Mexican pizza (¥500), which is hot and spicy, and goes down well with an ice-cold beer!
•One pizza is topped with vegetables from Kyoto (¥500) and another is influenced by Japanese flavors, topped with Teriyaki chicken (¥500).
•No table charge for Metropolis readers. ¥4,000 party course: for parties over 20 people, two people are free.
Address: Lions Mansion Dogenzaka 106, 2-19-3 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku.
Nearest station: Shibuya or Shinsen.
Sun 2 Diner
Meguro (lunch from ¥2,000, dinner from ¥3,000)
It’s like a trip to San Diego when you step into this diner filled with Mexican fare and Californian craft beer.
•Sun 2 Diner serves a wide selection of craft beer, mostly from California.
•You can’t go wrong with Macaroni & Cheese (¥680) or Buffalo Wings (¥730)! Nothing beats hearty, homey food with a delicious craft beer. Feel as if you’ve been transported to the USA!
•Shiga Kogen is an American-style brewery representing Japan on the craft beer circuit. Their Indian Summer Saison (¥800 for a 300ml glass, ¥950 for a 470ml pint) is recommended for both beginners and beer nerds.
Address: Ogawa Building 1F, 2-43-11 Kamimeguro, Meguro-ku.
Open weekdays 11am-3pm, 6pm-10pm (closed Wednesday) Weekends & hols 11am-4pm, 6pm-10pm.
Nearest station: Nakameguro or Yutenji.
Various (lunch from ¥900, dinner from ¥2,000)
A Seattle-based restaurant where you can enjoy reasonably-priced craft beers and pizza baked in an authentic oven (Kabutocho location only).
•The Stone IPA (from ¥600) is the house beer for the Shiba-Koen location.
•The 100-percent juicy-beef Bacon Cheddar Burger (¥1,300) or the BLT Pizza (¥1,400).
•We have craft beers from California, Washington, and Oregon, which are rarely seen in Tokyo restaurants.
•Mention Metropolis Beer Special and receive your first craft beer for ¥650 (offer valid until end of August, cannot be combined with other discounts).
Address: Shibakoen: 2-3-27 Shibakoen, Minato-ku.
Nearest station: Daimon, Onarimon, or Hamamatsucho.
Address: Nihonbashi Kabutocho: 6-5 Nihonbashi Kabutocho, Chuo-ku.
Nearest station: Kayabacho or Nihonbashi.
Shibuya (from ¥1,500)
Escape the hustle and bustle of Shibuya for a cold drink and a relaxing meal. Salute!
•Handmade 12-inch pizzas from ¥950! Ventuno’s unique thin-crust pizza dough is chewy and soft if you choose the tomato sauce-based Rosso, and crispy if you opt for a less-saucy Bianco that doesn’t contain any tomato sauce.
•Pizza Capricciosa (¥1,350) with spicy salami and plenty of cheese goes great with beer. Various types of craft beer are provided for just ¥900.
•Pizza Ventuno with a soft-boiled egg, salad spinach, Italian ham, and cheese will surely satisfy your hunger (¥1,350).
•Visit twice and get 15 percent off your second order!
Address: Takagi bldg. B1F, 24-1 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku.
Open Sun-Thu: 11:30am-11pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am-midnight.
Nearest station: Shibuya.
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