Tokyo gets a bit of reputation for being an expensive city to visit, but in a lot of respects that reputation is rather unjustified. Generally, food is cheap, and drinking is even cheaper, but you just need to know where to look. From bars to clubs to regular BYO-style parties, here are some places fit for partying on the cheap in Tokyo.
Like Coins Bar, everything you need to know about 300 Bar is in the name. Though it’s situated in the typically high-end suburb of Ginza, 300 Bar is one of the cheapest bars you’ll find in the whole city. Here at 300, all drinks, cocktails and food costs an incredible 300 yen (US$3) (plus a tiny sales tax), and with no cover charge it’s arguably the cheapest night out in Tokyo. The way it works is you buy drink tickets and exchange them for anything on the menu, meaning that it’s less likely for you to lose your wallet or drop all your cash after you’ve had a few.