Asakusabashi: Bar
Choi (Asakusabashi: Bar)
Open 5pm-midnight. Closed Sundays and holidays.

Our favorite dive bar in Asakusabashi, Choi Standing Bar has cheap drinks, cheap snacks, and a very local crowd of regulars - people who actually live in this area. Beers start at Y300, wines are almost as cheap, and the mega-highball is quite large. (No English menu.)

Taito-ku, Asakusabashi 1-29-3.

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