Eating and drinking establishments in all metropolitan areas of Japan are as diverse as the cuisine and bar scenes in cosmopolitan cities worldwide. Unlike in most industrially developed countries and until recently, per capita alcohol consumption in Japan had steadily increased since the end of the World War II. For the last several years, however, it has fluctuated around 6.5 liters a year, indicating that a plateau consumption level was reached. There is no shortage of drinking holes throughout Japan, however.
300Bar, Akihabara Star Kebab, Alishan Organic Center, Asakusa Imahan, Atsuta Houraiken, Body & Soul, Brewpubs and Beer Bars, Chez Iguchi, Chez Matsuo, Chinzan-so Japanese Restaurant, Chin-ya Sukiyaki Restaurant, Desperados, Dubliners, Earth Embassy Organic Cuisine, Edosan, El Cafe Latino, English OK, Footnik Sports Bar, Fukunaga, Gaspanic, George’s Soul Bar, Geronimo Shot Bar, Good Honest Grub, Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant, Guru Navi, Happo-En, Happon Live House, Happy Cow’s Guide to Vegetarian Cuisine in Japan, Hard Rock Cafe, Hilltop Terrace, Hobgoblin Tokyo, Honke Owariya Noodle Restaurant, Hooka Hooka Tei, Hyotei, Imported Beer Shops in Tokyo, Isegen, Ishiya Chocolate Factory, Japan English Menu, Japan Restaurant Association, Japanese Cuisine Pictures, Japanese Pizza Page, Jicoo Floating Bar, Kanawa, Kawori French Cuisine, Kayanoya, Kichiri & Co., Kyo Kaiseki, Kyoto Tsuruya, Loves to Cook, Luxury Japan at Club Concierge, Misokatsu Yabaton, Nadaman, Nagoya Bars and Restaurants, Nataraj Indian Restaurant, New Tokyo Restaurant, Ningyocho Imahan, O’Carolan’s, Oryori Uoyasu, Pizzakaya, Popeye Pub, Restaurant Alaska, Restaurant Susaki, Rock Rock Music Bar, Rokusei, Rouran’s Chinese Tea Shop, Sea Treasures Cafe, Seryna Honten, Seventh Heaven, Shannon’s Irish Pub of Tokyo, Shofukuro, Shooters Nagoya, Smash Hits, Social Club Tokyo, Starbucks, Stonefield’s, Sukiyaki Chinya, Sukiyaki House Kitamura, Taiko-En, Tankuma Kitamise, Tantra Gentlemen’s Club, Tempura Daikokuya, The Aldgate British Pub, Tempura Tsunahachi, The Drunken Duck, The Meguro Tavern, The Mermaid, The Red Rock, The Shannons’ Irish Pub, Tofuro, Tokyo Chikuyotei, Tokyo Food Page, Tokyo Loose, Tokyo Smoke-Free Restaurants, Tokyo Sports Cafe, Tokyo Sports Cafe Roppongi, Two Rooms Grill & Bar, T.Y. Express, Wallstreet Cafe, Wolfgang Puck, Yokohama Restaurant Guide, Yoshinoya D&C, ZipZap, Zum Einhorn