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Seafood: Oysters

Basement Chic Description

Located in the heart of Tokyo, Basement Chic is a hidden gem that offers a unique dining experience. Specializing in oysters and seafood, this oyster bar stands out from other dining establishments with its sleek and modern decor. As you descend into the basement, you'll be greeted by a stylish and intimate atmosphere, perfect for a romantic dinner or a night out with friends.

The menu at Basement Chic is a seafood lover's dream. Their selection of oysters is unparalleled, with a variety of flavors and textures to choose from. Whether you prefer them raw, grilled, or baked, each oyster is carefully prepared to bring out its natural flavors. In addition to oysters, the menu also features a range of other seafood dishes, such as sashimi, ceviche, and seafood platters.

What sets Basement Chic apart is their commitment to quality and freshness. The oysters are sourced from the finest oyster farms, ensuring that each bite is a burst of briny goodness. The skilled chefs at Basement Chic take pride in their craft, creating dishes that are not only visually stunning but also incredibly delicious.

Whether you're a seafood aficionado or simply looking for a unique dining experience, Basement Chic is the place to be. Indulge in the freshest oysters and seafood, surrounded by a chic and stylish ambiance. With its impeccable service and mouthwatering menu, Basement Chic is a must-visit destination for food lovers in Tokyo.

Basement Chic Overview


B1f Tsukiji Ky Building, 4-chōme-7-5 Tsukiji, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0045


+81 (0) 3-6228-4442


3 minute walk from Tsukiji Station, Exit 2, Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.
4 minute walk from Higashi-Ginza Station, Exit 6, Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.
6 minute walk from Tsukiji Shijo Station, Exit A1, Toei Oedo Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 3:00PM-10:00PM
Tue: 3:00PM-10:00PM
Wed: 3:00PM-10:00PM
Thur: 3:00PM-10:00PM
Fri: 3:00PM-10:00PM
Sat: 3:00PM-9:00PM

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Wine List

Wheelchair Accessible



Sake Selection

Wheelchair Accessible

Basement Chic Reviews

Basement Chic Google Average Rating



We visited on a Saturday. The place starts taking order from 3pm and we were seated before 3pm - in fact, if you arrive at 3pm, be prepared you’d have to start queuing already as most seats were already taken by then. It’s the biggest and freshest oyster I’ve ever tried and this place is very popular amongst local Japanese. You can have the oyster fresh or grilled, and we had one set for each. Oysters offered on the day depends on the daily catch and all oysters were caught in the northern coast in Japan (Hokkaido and northern Honshu) when we visited in mid Nov 23.

The side dishes are also very delicious and reasonably priced. It’s not a huge place and be prepared your food may take time to arrive - we got offered free crackers to make up for the extended waiting time.

This place will be high on my list when I think about having oyster next time.


This oyster bar is located in the basement of the tea shop. Walk downstairs and around the corner of the fancy restaurant and literally it’s in a corner with 3 tables and counter seating. There’s an English menu and it’s best to get a set because it’s cheaper than buying individually. There’s 3 set and I just asked which one tastes better and the main guy recommended set B. After he served it he also recommended the order to eat it so you eat the best last. I can say these oysters were the cleanest I’ve ever had with very little aftertaste. After that we ordered a giant rock oyster each that was at least 10years old. These things were the size of my son’s head. They were huge. It took 3 bites to finish and I was surprised at how clean they were. Usually bigger doesn’t mean better but in this case it was good. Finally I had a sweet miso butter and a cheese grilled oyster and they were both good as well.
This establishment is an excellent place to relax, drink some beers and drop a few oysters. The staff was helpful and very friendly. The oysters were outstanding as well. Definitely worth a stop.


Best meal we had in Tokyo! Life changing oysters served by passionate chef, can’t wait to be back whenever in Tokyo! Highly recommended!