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Shibuya Jbs

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Very chill and fun place to spend the night! Listening to great music with good and not expensive... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Merav V
Great music, good drinks, don’t come for customer service

A fantastic place for chilled drinks and AMAZING music. The owner doesn’t want any loud, touristy... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Tori R
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Poor7%
  • Terrible30%
2 Oct 2018
30 Jul 2018
“great music, bad humor”
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1-17-10 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
Shibuya, Harajuku, Ebisu
+81 3-3461-7788
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very chill and fun place to spend the night! Listening to great music with good and not expensive cocktails or drinks :) Very unique place for the Jazz lovers

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Merav V
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The place it is nice, the music it is great, but don't count in find a nice bartender/owner, he was terrible, really rude. If you decided to go and listening for good music, just don't even look at him..ask you drink and enjoy..

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank dede33344
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place for chilled drinks and AMAZING music. The owner doesn’t want any loud, touristy nonsense. Order a drink, sit down and shut up - because that’s what this place is all about. We thought the owner was rude, but he just doesn’t tolerate...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tori R
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I don’t ever post negative reviews on TripAdvisor - almost never have I had an outright bad experience based on going to highly rated places. But after being treated like an annoying child by the bartender (owner?), I felt like this place deserves a bad...More

Date of experience: February 2018
7  Thank Laur12345
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for music lovers. Moreso for vinyl lovers. The owner means business. He doesn't entertain loud tourists but just people who want to enjoy the music he curates. Great cocktails and very reasonable prices too.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Nbajaj123
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This man's collection and taste are unparalleled. We were worried he might be dismissive of us as we were tourists but we were respectful and followed others' example and Mr. Kobayashi ended up being quite a pleasant man. He did turn down a few other...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ParagG2
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

To be fair we were warned. By our local friend. "JBs is the most famous vinyl bar in Japan but it's really touristy and the owner doesn't care. He opens when he wants and does what he wants" So we tried. First night. A Saturday...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank N12Bee
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Cannot recommend at all. We entered and stood at the only available location at the bar. We gestured to the barman (who appeared to be the owner) a couple of times when he had finished serving others and he looked over but spectacularly ignored us....More

Date of experience: April 2017
6  Thank robertsA3489WW
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great for vinyl collectors and people who appreciate music. Because of the fame of this place it does get busy. It has an ebb and flow with the customers. The owner will play whatever you ask for out of his thousands of...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sam_Wow33
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Great music and fantastic Gin & Tonics all served by the one and only Kobayashi-san. You can easily sit here for hours, and it's not expensive! We went back three times!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Fatima D
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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the
Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops
that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest
areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's
Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to
recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh
yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast,
Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool.
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