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Dojo Bar

) #91 of 3,019 Restaurants in Naha ££ - £££ , Pizza, International
101 Asato | 1 flr, Naha 902-0067, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-911-3601
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“martial arts” (6 reviews)
“james” (11 reviews)
“karate” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, International, Pub
££ - £££
101 Asato | 1 flr, Naha 902-0067, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

It isn't necessary to be familiar with karate to enjoy this great bar. Very helpful staff, and interesting locals. There's even a Scottish guy who sits at the end of the bar who will give you a guided tour of the city in exchange for...More

Thank Okinawapaul
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you practice karate or other martial art this is like mecca. The staff are very friendly and the drinks are great (try a Karate Nerd). Don't fall for the 100 Yen challenge. I won first time and regretted it. I have made some great...More

Thank Wayne I
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our karate group goes here every time we are in Okinawa. The owner enjoys our group and is very welcoming. If you do karate, you are able to put your name on the "wall of fame". You'll see karate students names from all over the...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Back to the Dojo bar last week and as always James and all the staff were fantastic. No matter why your are visiting Okinawa, if you want advice or assistance this is the place to go. While the principle focus is Karate and Kobujutsu James...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Now I know nothing about karate at all but as we were in Naha and we had quite some time ago watched (as we always do) Mr Bourdain and his visit to the area and meeting James the owner of the bar, and found it...More

Thank Englandsscout
Reviewed 1 October 2016

What a great place to go to. As a person who had always dreamed of going to Okinawa and finally getting his chance the Dojo Bar was a highlight of the trip. It's a great gathering place, the service is excellent and all the food...More

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had the opportunity to stop in each night I was in Okinawa. James and his staff made me feel welcomed. The crowd will be eclectic I met and chatted with a number of martial artists from Europe, South America and the US. James can make...More

Thank travelingwolf
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A perfect place if you want to enjoy the typical tourist trap. Try the bad and expensive food. Or experience the extremely overpriced cup of Nescafe for 500 Yen. That is the same price you pay for a large plate of super fresh sashimi at...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Me and friend found the Dojo bar by chance on our way back to our hostel. Whether or not you are into a martial art does not matter when you just want a drink; and we were more than happy with ours, thanks to the...More

Thank RaoulJean
Reviewed 16 May 2016

a great place to drop in and chew the fat about martial arts and all things kung pow , the owner and staff are super friendly and just looking around the place is a treat

Thank kyoshikiwi
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Do they accept credit card? Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Bar, Pizza, International, Pub
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Asato | 1 flr, Naha 902-0067, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Naha
  • Phone Number: +81 98-911-3601
  • E-mail
The DOJO bar is a unique international bar & kitchen. Okinawa is the home of karate and kobudo and the DOJO bar is a tribute to that heritage and a gateway for visitors to the island, its people and its rich culture. We offer a truly special place, an oasis open and easily accessible to all, across cultures, countries and styles.
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