DOJO bar is an Okinawan Bar, a place that invites people to experience the culture and hospitality of Okinawa. Okinawa is the birthplace of karate and kobudo, DOJO bar helps in showing people the true essence of Okinawa. Apart from being a bar, Dojo bar also sells t-shirts designed and based on Okinawa culture. DOJO bar serves all types of alcohol and great food as well. Awamori and Habushu made from snake are also served here. The staff and service is great and very welcoming. A one of kind place worth experiencing when in Okinawa.
Helios Pub is a bar located in Okinawa, that serves various types of beers. Known for the various types of beers available, this place is a great hangout to be with friends and colleagues. Mostly full during weekends, the Goya beer is the most demanded beer. Various types of beers are available here, local as well as international craft beers. The prices are reasonable. The ambiance at Helios Pub is very lively and the service is great. A great place to relax and unwind by enjoying a glass of beer, with a variety to choose from.
After studying hard and going through back-breaking project work, young boys and girls can let their hair down at Epica Nightclub in Matsuyama, Naha City. This is one of the biggest music clubs in Okinawa. You get to listen to some of the best DJ music here and catch some special events organized by the club. It is furnished with state-of-the-art technology in lighting and has a unique décor with an indomitable outer space theme. They have various VIP category services for special guests. To avail of these facilities, one has to book in advance at the given contact number on their website. Guests have to carry valid age proof to enter the nightspot.
November Library Bar is a restaurant and bar located at the Naha Terrace Hotel. The bar is a classy bar, which serves a varied range of cocktails, mocktails and a variety of whiskies. Apart from drinks, the bar also serves small meals. The ambiance of the bar is very cozy and comfortable. The interiors are done giving the bar a rustic look, with wooden furniture giving the sophisticated look it needs. The bar has a very vintage feel to it. One can relax and unwind with a drink over a weekend, making it the perfect spot.
Located just outside Kadena Gate 2 at the Kadena Airbase in Okinawa City, 7th Heaven Koza provides the area with its fix of hard, punk and alternative rock. Find a seat at the bar or one of the tables, or see your favorite artists up close from the standing space right in front of the stage. Headliners here include Mursaki and 8Ball, though DJs also spin house and reggae on occasion. The venue is only open on the weekends, so be sure to check the website if you plan to visit on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday. The cover charge generally includes a drink.
If you're craving for a bit of Irish hospitality in Okinawa, head straight to Paddy Macs. Located near the air-base, this delightful Irish pub has a lot of character that'll make you forget that you're in Okinawa. The crowd here is an eclectic mix of the military staff, tourists as well as locals. An amazing selection of beers includes Guinness, complement pub food favorites like Shepherd's Pie and Irish stew. The St. Patrick's day celebrations are not to be missed if you're lucky enough to be in town.
Located near the Nakagami District, Otobola is a popular choice with weekend revelers. With its snazzy interiors and ambiance, replete with a revolving disco ball and trippy lighting, Otobola makes up the perfect atmosphere to dance the night away. Guest DJs make an appearance at this alternate music club, and energetic nights are a given.
Leyla, located in the Okinawa prefecture though small, has made its mark on the local nightlife scene. The menu is limited yet familiar and satisfying, and you also have the option of grooving to the beats with a mug of chilled beer. If you are looking for some genuine hospitality, look no further.
Down the street from Disco Zone, the club previously known as Club Pyramid is now Club Else. The two-story venue occasionally hosts live bands and can be rented out for weddings and private events. Every Friday night is ladies night, which means admission is free for ladies until 23:00. The cover fee is generally around JPY1000, but varies according to special events. Check the website for free admission nights.
Located in Okinawa City, Disco Zone has everything that will keep you dancing to the 1970s and 1980s tunes until closing. The venue encompasses a dining area, cozy booths, a full bar, and a dance floor complete with DJ, flashing lights and a disco ball. Entry is denied to people wearing sandals or work attire, and please note that foreigners are not welcome unless they arrive in a couple. Disco Zone is closed on Wednesdays.