Beer gardens in Japan
BARBACOA BEER GARDEN (Tokyo): Through Aug. 31, 5-11 p.m. weekdays, 3-11 p.m. weekends; Mexican barbecue and beer; Takanawa 3F Garden Terrace, Keikyu Shopping Plaza; 03-5449-6156.
OMOHARA BEER FOREST BY YONA YONA BEER KITCHEN (Tokyo): Through Sept. 6, 5-10 p.m. weekdays, noon-10 p.m. weekends; enjoy craft beers on the rooftop of Tokyo Plaza Omotesando, three-minute walk from JR Harajuku Station or Meiji Jingu Station on Chiyoda Line; 03-3497-0418.
BEER GARDEN IN ARK HILLS (Tokyo): Through Sept. 6, 5-10 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends; enjoy selected craft beers and barbecue food; Ark Karajan Place, one-minute walk from Roppongi 1-chome Station on Oedo-Line or nine-minute walk from Akasaka Station on Chiyoda-Line; 03-3496-1988.
BEER FEST IN THE SKY AT HUIS TEN BOSCH (Nagasaki prefecture): through Sept. 6, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; enjoy beers from Germany, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and more; 0570-064-110.
THE BEER TERRACE AT TACHIKAWA WASHINGTON HOTEL (western Tokyo): through Sept. 12, Tue.-Sat., 6-9 p.m.; you-can-drink for 2,500 yen for two hours, along with a la carte menus for 4,000-5,000 yen at a roof top terrace; five-minute walk from JR Tachikawa Station; 042-526-6666.
BEER GARDEN PORT GARDEN TERRACE AT TOKYO DOME: Through Sept. 13, 4-10 p.m. weekdays, noon-10 p.m. weekends & holidays, open until 9 p.m. Fri.-Sun. in June; enjoy Belgium beer along with side dishes at open-air terrace at MeetPort Area of Tokyo Dome; 03-5805-3160; .
ROPPONGI BEAR GARDEN (Tokyo): Through Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; enjoy beers, cocktails or wine with barbecue at a roof top of Roppongi Roi Building, 5th floor, five-minute walk from Roppongi Station on Hibiya Line; 03-3478-1818.
FOREST BEER GARDEN (Tokyo): Through Sept. 26, 5-10 p.m.; beer & barbecue, located close to JR Shinanomachi Station and the Jingu Stadium; 4,100 yen for all-you-can drink & eat for men, 3,800 yen women for two hours; 03-5411-3715.
HIROSHIMA MITSUKOSHI BEER GARDEN (Hiroshima prefecture): Through Sept. 26, 5:30-10 p.m.; enjoy all-you-can-eat and drink at rooftop terrace of Hiroshima Mitsukoshi Department Store, one-minute walk from Ebisucho Streetcar Stop on Hiroden; 3,100 yen men, 2,900 yen women; 0120-44-2741.
BEER GARDEN BREEZE & GREENERY AT TOKYO DOME: Through Sept. 27, 6-10 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends & holidays; enjoy all-you-can eat and drink two hours before or after watching games at Tokyo Dome, with three varieties of draft beer, soft drinks, and 20 varieties of food; near Tokyo Dome Gate 22, 3,900 yen.
KIRIN YOKOHAMA BEER VILLAGE (Kanagawa prefecture): Through Sept. 27, 3-10 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends; fresh beers brewed in the factory & barbecue at an open-air restaurant, 10-minute walk from Namamugi Station on Keikyu Line; ; 3,300 yen men, 3,100 yen women 3-6:30 p.m. weekdays; 045-503-8250.
GINZA SKY BEER TERRACE (Tokyo): through Sept. 30, 5-10 p.m.; commemorating 50th anniversary since the opening of Kotsu Kaikan Building in 1965, a landmark in Ginza; all-you-can eat and drink for 4,800 yen or 6,400 yen for two hours along with live music; one-minute walk from JR Yurakucho Station; 03-3212-2776.
TACHIKAWA BEER GARDEN SOLARE (western Tokyo): Through Sept. 30, noon-midnight; all-you-can-eat and drink for 3,500 yen at rooftop terrace of Tachikawa LX Bldg., a two-minute walk from JR Tachikawa Station; 050-5265-0310.
BEER GARDEN AT MOUNT TAKAO (Tokyo): Through Oct. 15, 3-9 p.m. weekdays, 1-9 p.m. weekends; enjoy all-you-can-drink beer, cocktails, sake, soft drinks and more along with foods in two hours; 3,500 yen men ages 16+, 3,300 yen women ages 16+, 2,500 yen middle-school students, 1,500 yen children, 500 yen infants; Mount Takao Station (cable car); 042-665-9943.
BEER TERRACE HIBIYA SAROH (Tokyo): all year; 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; enjoy beers from Germany, Belgium and other countries along with food at the terrace surrounded by the greens at the Hibiya Park, two-minute walk from Hibiya Station on Hibiya and Chiyoda-Lines or five-minute walk from JR Yurakucho Station; 03-3591-2411.
FUSSA NO BIRUGOYA - BEER RESTAURANT (Tokyo): all year; enjoy local craft beers along with original brewed sake, wine and more; 15-minute walk from JR Haijima Station; 042-553-0171.
KING OF THE PIRATES AQUA CITY ODAIBA (Tokyo): all year; all-you-can eat and drink for 3,500-4,500-5,500 yen at the terrace of the pirate’s ship while viewing Rainbow Bridge and Odaiba areas; one-minute walk from Daiba Station on Yurikamome Line or five-minute walk from Tokyo Teleport on Rinkai Line; 03-3599-1225.