Bakushu Club Popeye | Tokyo,
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Bakushu Club Popeye
World Class based on 58 ratings
Type: Bar

2-18-7 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku
Tokyo, Japan 130-0026 [ print map ]
03 3633 2120 | facebook

Hours: 17:00-23:30; Closed Sundays

Mayor: EdKing (3) | Taps: 70 | Bottles: 20+

Bakushu Club Popeye

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Beer Available At Bakushu Club Popeye (arranged by most recent)
Ginga Kogen Weizen 42, Outsider Brewing Imperial Stout 84, Hitachino Nest Saison , Hidatakayama Karumina 96, Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia 90, Coedo Marihana Session IPA 81, Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 96, Nasu Kogen Nine-Tailed Fox Barleywine 87, Mikkeller X-mas Porter 2013 Via Til Fra (Via To From) 98, Swan Lake Big Daddy Imperial Red Ale 72, Brimmer Imperial Porter , Baird Divine Vamp III 86, Rogue Farms 7 Hop IPA 99, Oh! La! Ho Thunderbolt 71, Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter 89, Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale 95, Joyful Honda Preston Stout , Ise Kadoya Triple Hop Pale Ale 58, Echigo Premium Red Ale 55, Outsider Brewing Mountain Barley Wine
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58 reviews for Bakushu Club Popeye
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  89%
 Selection  93%
 Food  70%
 Value  75%
 Overall  90%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
defresh  (16) , Japan | January 31, 2010| Updated March 10, 2013
Wonderful place. Occasionally holds unbelievable events - was lucky enough to attend Phred’s beer tasting there. Go here if you like beer and ever are in Tokyo. Update: Over the years that I lived near Popeye I tended to check in about once a month and I definitely think that my experience has gotten worse. The staff seems more stressed out and less convivial. I also haven’t been as impressed by the selection as in the past - which to say that it isn’t still quite good, just that for all the taps there sometimes doesn’t seem to be anything that stands out.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
laiti  (16) Helsinki, Finland | October 1, 2011
Visited on 05.09.2011
The place with largest selection I could find in Japan. The staff was very kind and I could make an order of ten beers in one tasting plate using English language, pen and paper. The list on chalkboard was not up to date or then I just didn’t understand what it was for. But the paper list they provided worked well. Some Japanese rarities and imports from USA too. They also had two ’own’ beers to taste. I will definitely come here again if I ever visit Tokyo another time.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
forst  (15) , Italy | January 13, 2009
70 beers on tap, almost of all them japanese (a few americans mostly from Rogue can be found). Definitely worth a visit, and then one more, and then one more.....
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
john_henry  (14) , | August 6, 2013
Not just my favourite craft bar in Japan, but one of my favourites in the world. Absolutely awesome. If you can only visit one place in Japan, make it Popeye.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
chrull  (13) , Sweden | February 23, 2012
My favourite place for beer in all of Japan
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
SweetHorizon  (13) , New Zealand | November 28, 2011
Popeye’s opens at 5pm thats great if you finish work at 5, but a tourist looking for a good beer before 5pm is probably out of luck. Was welcomed warmly by the staff and seated at the bar (my favourite place to sit) staff spoke English and were friendly, customers were quite a diverse range of people. The food was quite good, there was a Halloween special on so themed pumpkin beers and themed food. The beer selection was great, started off with a 10 tray tempter, about 120ml of the beers under about 7% and 60ml of beers over7%. Awesome place! I went to go back once more, but they were closed due to just having taken a large role in the Nippon beer festival (which was also awesome)
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Marc  (13) Yokosuka, Japan | March 18, 2007
Mr. Aoki has certainly established a wonderful small oasis of Japanese craft beer in this little place. Spacious compared to most bars in the area, it can fill up quickly and you will probably be rubbing elbows with a range of ex-pats to locals out to enjoy a good pint. Brass and wood furnish add to the warm cozy ambiance and a very knowledgeable staff is never too far away to make sure you need your drink freshened up. Speaking of which. Popeye’s sports 40 taps, abour 3/4 of them are Japanese Micros that are on constant rotation. A few times I have placed an order to find that it was out but with the choices there is certainly enough to keep ones interested between what they do have, the 10 or so "foreign" beers (some of which can be very rare) and 2 beers of hand pump.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
prestonshute  (12) Georgia | March 26, 2010
The largest selection of Japanese micros plus imports on draft in Tokyo.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
solros  (10) stockholm, Sweden | April 25, 2013
The staff greets everyone who walks through the door, everyone is very friendly and has good service. The food is varied so that the beer. They have good prices and a cozy atmosphere. Visited the place twice and the first time I got a gold card member. thought it filed its own nich in the whole place and a nice memory to take home. The negative as a tourist "if you do not want to meet other tourists’ one should not visit this place. menus huh light and understanding and the staff could good English.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
whitebear  (9) , | April 15, 2012
A fun place that serves many types of beer in Japan. The spot is a great place to visit if you are in Tokyo.

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