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Great bar

This bar was really cool and unique, definitely worth the visit. Was hard to find but followed... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Hard to find, worth it.

We've been here a few times, but this is my first time reviewing it. FIRST: This place is SO hard... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Tokyo, Japan
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3-8-9 Shinjuku | 5F, Q building, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3358-0407
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived expecting a friendly games cafe where we could relive some of our favourite times from the 90s on retro consoles. However when we got there we were promptly charged 500 yen admission before we had had a chance to clock that the entire...More

Thank MoyaSarner
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I found this place a little bit disappointing. Although it is advertised as a game cafe, there is not much to do. Entrance fee is ¥500, but there are only 2 consoles which are playable (hope there is no one hogging the machines) and a...More

2  Thank Bas B
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My 20 year old daughter was very excited to catch up on the games from her childhood. She did the research and managed to find the place even though it is quite well hidden. We showed up and immediately paid the $15 cover change ($5/person)....More

1  Thank lafbizguy
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This bar was really cool and unique, definitely worth the visit. Was hard to find but followed instructions from a TripAdvisor review which helped a lot. Drinks were tasty but didn’t seem very alcoholic. Spent the whole evening here playing various games and had a...More

1  Thank Akkapo
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Perhaps I just bought into the hype - this bar is just an interesting novelty but it's not great. I've been to other videogame bars in Japan and America and this is my least favorite. We went on a Tuesday night. There were only two...More

Thank BillyEasley
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We've been here a few times, but this is my first time reviewing it. FIRST: This place is SO hard to find. We circled the block a few times before realizing it was probably right in front of us. The key is to look for...More

1  Thank gcincinnati
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We had a few drinks here, after we were charged a cover we decided to stay for more than the originally intended one. A novelty bar full of games and memorabilia. The noise of the games does become grating after a while. Cocktails were ok,...More

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This place was amusing and nostalgic. Glad I read the other reviews because I would never have found it. Right at the top of subway steps, but no real sign. 5th floor above a small hamburger place with a nearly equally small sign. Though it...More

Thank ALS2081
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Me and a friend visited the 8bit Cafe on a vacation trip to Tokio. It is not so easy to find, because you have to look for a small sign at the street and then ascend to the 5th floor. The cafe is a bit...More

1  Thank Thorsten B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very cool place for all people who want to spend good time, have a drink while playing old school Super Mario Cart. Spend already two evening in this full geek decorating place, awesome. Staff very cool too the only thing bored me a little is...More

Thank lorisgauthiez
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
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Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
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Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
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