There are a lot of unique bars in Shinjuku, one of which is CAPCOM BAR, a genuine entertainment bar located on the first floor of Pasela Resorts. What’s great about this place is that it allows you to play the latest video games for free. You can also purchase the games if you want to. Their food menus are also based on popular video games of Capcom, a Japanese video game developer and publisher, which makes for an exciting way to spend time!
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Capcom started in Japan in 1979 and, later on, earned the reputation of producing cutting-edge technology and software in the video games market. It has an unparalleled commitment to excellence for many years.
From being a game machine manufacturer, Capcom is now involved in many areas of the video game industry. It became an international enterprise which resulted in the expansion of its offices abroad such as the USA, Korea, Germany, Hong Kong, England, etc. Some of the company’s multimillion franchises include Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man, Monster Hunter, and many more!
— カプコンバー (@capcom_bar) October 13, 2017
This entertainment bar is not only for eating and drinking different kinds of themed meals but also for playing various kinds of video games. It’s an ideal place for people who love video games or who just want something fun. The place is also kid-friendly and dishes for kids are available.
— カプコンバー (@capcom_bar) August 2, 2017
The menu consists of several dishes including healthy and vegetarian options. Food are categorized according to video games such as Mega Man, Street Fighter, Monster Hunter, Sengoku Basara, Ace Attorney, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, etc. The food they serve are made to perfection; not only are they attractive but also very tasty.
There are times when the staff would entertain you by doing a cosplay of a particular video game while serving your order. This largely depends on the menu that you’ve chosen. While dining, you can play some video games with your friends or simply watch the screens. If you’re really into cosplay, you are free to show up in your favorite costumes related to Capcom games.
If you don’t speak Japanese, you can ask questions from the English-speaking staff. An English menu is also available so you don’t need to worry.
CAPCOM BAR is open on Mondays to Fridays from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM and on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 11:30 AM to 11:00 PM. It is very important to make an advance reservation if you’re interested in dining due to the limited seating capacity of 32. The place can also be reserved for parties and special events.
Some people claim that CAPCOM BAR is the most unique bar in Shinjuku. If you’re interested in visiting the place, do not forget to make a reservation as you will be competing with the number of fans the bar has. If you have children, don’t hesitate to bring them along. They’ll surely be entertained with all the stuff inside the place.